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2010-01-21 10:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the purchase of 100,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions offsets as part of its sustainability efforts and its ongoing commitment to voluntarily reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The offsets are generated by capturing and combusting methane at a wastewater treatment facility in Texas. The methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is 21 times more damaging than carbon dioxide, would have...

2009-12-30 14:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell has signed a memorandum of understanding with 10 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states committing to a regional effort to develop a comprehensive, regional low carbon fuel standard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation fuels. "This regional effort marks the next step in Pennsylvania's remarkable transition to a green energy economy," Governor Rendell said. "Low carbon fuels are being manufactured...

2009-12-22 09:00:00

Over 750 companies have joined fast-growing business coalition WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As world leaders return home from the Copenhagen climate change summit, hundreds of businesses are standing together to demand comprehensive action by Congress on federal clean energy and climate legislation. In its first six weeks, the American Businesses for Clean Energy (ABCE) initiative has grown from just 19 members to include over 750 businesses as of today. ABCE is a...

2009-12-16 13:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard has been appointed Chair of the World Mayors Council on Climate Change. Mr. Ebrard succeeds Barbel Dieckmann, former Mayor of Bonn, Germany. The World Mayors Council on Climate Change is an alliance of municipal leaders committed to climate protection, biodiversity and sustainable development. There are currently more than 30 members of the Council, representing a vast network of local governments working to reduce...

2009-12-07 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its endangerment finding. The following statement is from America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) President and CEO Regina Hopper: "ANGA supports the nation's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the United States and around the world, and we believe that natural gas can play a critical role in advancing solutions that are favorable to our nation's economy, energy security and...

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2009-12-06 06:50:00

Though you may not hear much about them in talks of the effect they have on global warming, Asian rice farmers actually have a vital role in helping the world reduce the output of greenhouse gases. When it comes to the fight against global warming, the world has mainly focused on the burning of fossil fuels and the logging of rainforests. However, water-logged rice paddies also put out a great deal of methane, which is known to cause global warming. "If you step through a rice field, there is...

2009-12-03 16:45:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For generations, Anheuser-Busch has been promoting environmental stewardship at its breweries and operations across the country. In 2007, the brewer joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders program and pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by five percent from 2005 through 2010. Through the dedication of its employees and continued use of alternative fuels, Anheuser-Busch has met its goal one-year ahead of schedule and...

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...

2009-11-17 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...

2009-11-12 07:44:00

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexico City Metrobus will today receive the 2009 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. The Mexico City Metrobus is a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system that has significantly reduced air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in the world's second largest city. Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard will be among the recipients of the award and will discuss the success of the...


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