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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...

2009-11-09 14:03:00

PORT GHALIB, Egypt, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, two small islands fighting rising seas and growing storm surges driven by climate change were joined by a growing army of nations to support their battle to phase down super greenhouse gases. The weapon of choice for the Federated States of Micronesia and Mauritius is the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. Their target is a group of super greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. The support from the coalition of...

2009-11-03 09:30:00

Benefits From Higher MPG Levels Will Outweigh Modest Impact of Cap and Trade on Gas Prices; New Report Debunks Oil Industry's Attacks on Climate Action. WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good news for American motorists: Despite doomsday prediction from energy-industry-funded interest groups, U.S. consumers actually will see a net reduction of $13 billion in 2020 and $46 billion in 2030 in their gasoline expenditures ($100 and $326 in average net savings per household,...

2009-10-29 10:19:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "As Congress holds hearings this week on energy and climate change legislation, I am encouraged that policymakers are considering the pivotal role of the transportation sector, which is responsible for 30 percent of U.S. carbon emissions," said Rod Lowman, President of America's Natural Gas Alliance. "And natural gas vehicles are an essential part of the solution to reducing emissions." According to EIA Administrator Dr. Richard Newell,...

2009-10-27 05:00:00

AIAM expresses support for harmonized effort by EPA and NHTSA ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael J. Stanton, President and CEO of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) testified at a hearing today in support of a comprehensive and harmonized national approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while improving fuel economy standards for cars and light trucks. "The overriding issue that must be addressed now is how the...


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