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2010-11-11 14:30:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has committed to reduce its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is the only industrial gas company to have its reduction goal accepted under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Climate Leaders® program. Air Products' production-intensity based emission reduction goal -- to reduce global GHG emissions by seven percent per production index by 2015 -- is aligned with the...

2010-11-10 07:05:00

BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BeFrugal.com proposes a new method for calculating fuel economy and emissions to help consumers better compare different types of vehicles - gas, diesel, gas/electric hybrid, and electric. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have proposed changes to the Motor Vehicle Fuel Economy Label that, according to BeFrugal.com, will only partially help consumers understand the fuel...

2010-10-25 13:30:41

A new assessment of future scenarios that limit the extent of global warming cautions that unless current imbalances in R&D portfolios for the development of new, efficient, and clean energy technologies are redressed, greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets are unlikely to be met, or met only at considerable costs. The study identifies energy efficiency as the single most important option for achieving significant and long-term reductions in GHG emissions, accounting for up to 50...

2010-10-11 14:01:00

ATA Expresses Deep Disappointment in Continued European Unilateralism WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, today issued a statement applauding the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) adoption of a new set of provisions in its comprehensive plan for further addressing greenhouse gas emissions from international aviation. Included in an Assembly...

2010-09-21 10:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 21/PRNewswire/ --Donlen, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and GreenDriver(TM) today announced that they are collaborating on a multi-year Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action titled, "Commercial Fleet 20% GHG Emissions Reduction." This commitment indicates a significant pledge by all three organizations to work together to transform the environmental impact of the fleet industry. CGI commitments are designed to promote global corporate citizenship...

2010-08-26 09:12:00

TORONTO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Canada can forge ahead with its own greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions trading system, while limiting the risks of getting too far out of step with the United States, according to a study released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In Better Together? The Implications of Linking Canada - US Greenhouse Gas Policies, economists Dave Sawyer and Carolyn Fischer suggest that a policy of "go it alone," with prices on emissions that are similar to those of the US, based on...

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...


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