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2009-12-16 13:14:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Ministers meet in Copenhagen desperately seeking to find a set of meaningful mitigation actions, negotiators have provided the ray of hope in the form of a draft agreement to work with the Montreal Protocol to eliminate a group of greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Often referred to as 'super' greenhouse gases, many HFCs have global warming potentials thousands of times greater than CO2, and have become the primary...

2009-12-14 09:37:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent declaration by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that greenhouse gases are dangerous pollutants, municipalities and businesses throughout the country are faced with the challenge of reducing the emissions and fuel consumption of their fleet vehicles. Recaptured Energy Technologies has an efficient, workable solution. "The EPA ruling, coupled with the international climate summit in Copenhagen and President Obama's commitment to...

2009-12-09 08:00:00

Leader in Emissions Management Software Joins Bright Green Delegation SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonetworks(TM), a leading software company that provides performance management for energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sustainability solutions, announced today that company leaders will participate in meetings at the COP 15 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen as part of the Bright Green delegation. The Copenhagen climate change talks include...

2009-12-09 06:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) is very optimistic about growth opportunities resulting from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) long-anticipated ruling on December 7 that greenhouse gases threaten public health, and the administration shall regulate smokestack and tailpipe emissions of greenhouse gases. Any new legislation from EPA could force the automotive industry and the utilities that burn coal, oil and natural gas to take drastic...

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2009-12-08 11:05:29

IAEA Provides Services to Cope with a Changing Climate The changing global climate threatens life-sustaining resources. Fresh water reserves and arable land are shrinking. Weather-related catastrophes, such as heat waves, floods, storms, fires and droughts, are becoming more frequent and destructive. Climate change imperils livelihoods, presenting one of the most difficult global challenges confronting the international community. Mitigating Climate Change A broad scientific consensus...

2009-12-08 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonetworks(TM), a leading software company that provides performance management for energy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sustainability solutions, has announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency's declaration that carbon dioxide is a health hazard. Issued on December 7, 2009, the EPA's statement allows the agency to issue rules to govern heat-trapping pollution that many scientists say may lead to irreversible...

2009-12-01 14:41:00

Effective Legislation Within Global Framework Can Help Realize Emissions Savings Enabled By Chemistry BRUSSELS, Belgium and TOKYO and WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-15) in Copenhagen in December, the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA), the worldwide voice of the chemical industry, today announced eight policy principles to guide post-2012 discussions. Given that chemical products...

2009-12-01 07:07:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Greenhouse Gas Management Institute (GHGMI) announced today the launch of a new initiative that will establish a large and dynamic community of individuals and organizations concerned with climate change and involved in the management of greenhouse gas emissions globally. The New Membership Program from GHGMI is a first of its kind, and is open to any individual or organization that is interested in connecting with like-minded...

2009-11-30 16:07:26

Special issue of Waste Management & Research Waste management is increasingly gaining the recognition that it deserves as a major contributor to mitigating climate change. But with at least four different methods of accounting for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions currently in play, it is vitally important to ensure that all stakeholders are counting emissions accurately and transparently. A study released this week in a special issue of the journal Waste Management & Research published...

2009-11-17 23:00:00

HONG KONG, November 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - Outlines how the Mobile Industry can Lower Emissions in Other Sectors by Over 4.5 Times Mobile's own Footprint Today at the Mobile Asia Congress, the GSMA unveiled Mobile's Green Manifesto, developed in collaboration with The Climate Group. Rob Conway, CEO and Member of the Board, GSMA, was joined at the launch by China Mobile's Chairman Wang Jianzhou, Kevin Tao, CEO Huawei Device, and Changhua Wu, Greater China Director The Climate...