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2010-07-23 13:48:14

A study by the Basque Center for Climate Change (BC3) has analysed the expected economic impact in Spain of the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs) set by the Kyoto Protocol for the period 2008-2012 and for the phase afterwards or post-Kyoto phase. In addition, the services sector will come out on top in comparison to sectors such as industrial or energy sectors. "CO2 restriction policies in Spain have an impact on the economy, in other words, making it lean more towards an economy of...

2010-07-22 16:54:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexEnergy, a clean tech business with the breakthrough solution to create clean energy from harmful greenhouse gases with near zero emissions, in collaboration with the County of Riverside Waste Management Department, will celebrate the inaugural installation of the Flex Powerstation at Lamb Canyon Landfill on August 12, 2010. FlexEnergy CEO Joseph Perry states, "FlexEnergy will allow landfills to generate the power we need while efficiently...

2010-07-22 09:27:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- New greenhouse gas emissions and energy policies at the federal level could generate as many as 2.5 million new jobs and $134 billion in economic activity in the U.S. while keeping energy costs down, according to a new report from the Center for Climate Strategies, published with Johns Hopkins University. The report is based on economic impacts of climate policies developed by 16 states and calls for adoption of 23 specific policy approaches that have...

2010-07-21 23:50:43

Military's greenhouse gas emissions are relevant to US fuel policies, University of Nebraska authors say U.S. military operations to protect oil imports coming from the Middle East are creating larger amounts of greenhouse gas emissions than once thought, new research from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows. Regulators do not currently attribute these emissions to U.S. gasoline use "“ but they should, the authors say. UNL researchers Adam Liska and Richard Perrin estimate that...

2010-07-21 15:00:00

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) headquarters, in downtown Chicago, which is managed by CB Richard Ellis has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR®, the national symbol for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency. "Boeing is pleased to accept EPA's ENERGY STAR in...

2010-07-16 12:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexEnergy, a clean tech business with the breakthrough solution to generate clean energy from harmful greenhouse gases with near zero emissions, was named a winner in the Anaheim Center for New Energy Technologies (AC-NET)'s Clean Tech Business Plan Competition. FlexEnergy was honored for a business plan and technology that includes the development of the FlexPowerstation, which converts low-pressure weak fuel into electricity with almost no...

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2010-07-07 05:50:00

The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed new rules on Tuesday that would reduce toxic emissions produced by power plants in 31 eastern US states. The aim, which includes the nation's capital, is to reduce 71 percent of sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels by 2014. Also, the agency wishes to have nitrogen oxides cut by 52 percent in the same period. "This rule is designed to cut pollution that spreads hundreds of miles and has enormous negative impacts on millions of Americans," said EPA...

2010-06-30 15:23:00

l National Research Council report says continued near- and long-term Government /Industry R&D is needed to reduce petroleum dependence and greenhouse gases SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its third report on the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership (FC&FP), the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies commended the Partnership's government/industry joint technical teams as important and effective in pursuing sustainable automotive...

2010-06-14 17:51:01

Why are the international climate negotiations moving so slowly? Because countries have so far been unable to define what global fairness really is, says Thomas Sterner, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Gothenburg. Sterner and several other prominent economists including several recipients of the Nobel Prize in Economics spoke at the World Bank conference on development economics in Stockholm recently. Sterner's research shows that it is indeed possible to achieve...

2010-06-09 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Background: America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) President and CEO Regina Hopper issued the following statement congratulating 16 mayors who will receive American Lung Association awards for steps they have taken to clean their air through investment in clean vehicles. Many of the mayors have purchased natural gas vehicles to curb air pollution in their cities. ANGA is the sponsor of the American Lung Association awards dinner June 10 and the...