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2011-08-17 22:13:57

The continuing increase in the level of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" in the Earth's atmosphere has been identified as a cause for serious concern because it may radically accelerate changes in the Earth's climate.

2011-07-07 00:00:28

New plan to halve the environmental impact of doing laundry in New Zealand.

2011-07-05 07:01:00

HARBOR CITY, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Balqon Corporation (OTCBB: BLQN), developer of the all-electric drive system for commercial electric vehicles, was featured in a Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) report, "Shipping Clean, Growing Green: How companies are earning more by polluting less at California ports." The report highlights case studies illustrating the economic benefits of reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) at ports and in the freight transportation sector.

2011-06-20 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, welcomes the decision today by the Supreme Court to resoundingly reject attempts to address greenhouse gas emissions through the use of common law "nuisance" lawsuits.

2011-06-16 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Achates Power (http://www.achatespower.com) - developer of radically improved internal combustion engines that enhance fuel economy, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and are lower cost - continues to expand on its technical expertise as its engine nears 2,000 test hours and with the addition of 37-year industry veteran John Koszewnik as chief technical officer. Achates Power's mission is to build fundamentally better engines to respond directly to the...

2011-06-09 12:28:00

GHG Offsets Sold into California's Cap & Trade Program Could Provide Additional Income to US Rice Farmers SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund, in partnership with Winrock International, the California Rice Commission and the leading Arkansas rice industry associations and producers, will receive a $1.1 million USDA Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to demonstrate best practices for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from rice production...

2011-06-09 14:55:41

Evidence from benchmark sites across the tropics is proving that an integrated, multifunctional approach that allows for land-use sharing in agriculture, forests and other functions can achieve good results in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and raising food production levels.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.