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2012-12-18 16:21:38

Funding from the Government of the Netherlands to advance global technology for efficient management of carbon pollution TSX-V: CST Outstanding Shares: 79,187,836 QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that Procede Group B.V. ("Procede"), its process testing and development partner based in the Netherlands, was selected to receive up to the equivalent of...

2012-12-17 16:22:49

Leading gas absorption technology company confirms exclusivity with CO(2) Solutions for enzyme-based carbon capture TSXV: CST Outstanding shares: 79,187,836 QUEBEC CITY, QC, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solutions Inc. (TSX-V:CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced it has extended its Consulting and Technology Transfer Agreement with Procede Group B.V. ("Procede") for the continued development of CO(2) Solutions'...

2012-12-13 08:21:42

LONDON, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, has been recognised as the "Best Exchange - EU Emissions Trading Scheme" in the carbon emissions market for the third time by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance Magazine in its 13th Carbon Finance Annual Market Survey. "ICE is delighted to be recognised for its leading role in the emissions markets for the third year running. 2012 has been a...

2012-12-11 21:30:37

Addressing gaps, improving comparability key to advancing domestic and regional emissions objectives Right now, if businesses or environmental officials need to estimate the impact of different greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction measures in one country or region of North America compared to another, they face multiple GHG reporting regimes with varying levels of detail and complexity. In response, Canada, Mexico and the United States are seeking to improve the comparability of emissions...

2012-12-07 12:20:10

ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has joined The Climate Registry with successful verification of its greenhouse gas emissions inventories from 2005 through 2010, enhancing its ongoing commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Delta is the first legacy carrier to meet the requirements of the registry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "We've made significant strides to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and are pleased to...

NASA Says More Wildfires By 2050
2012-12-04 19:40:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 2012 has been a bad year for wildfires in the US. According to data collected by NASA, some 6.17 million acres (2.5 hectares) have been consumed by wildfire this year alone. While this is just short of the record set last year of 7.90 million acres, (3.2 hectares) it´s larger than the amount of burned land in 12 of the last 15 years that scientists have been keeping tabs on wildfires. If some NASA climate models hold...

2012-12-04 12:20:45

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists using NASA satellite data and climate models have projected drier conditions likely will cause increased fire activity across the United States in coming decades. Other findings about U.S. wildfires, including their amount of carbon emissions and how the length and strength of fire seasons are expected to change under future climate conditions, were also presented Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in...

Global Carbon Emissions Set Record High In 2012
2012-12-03 13:50:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Global carbon dioxide emissions are projected to increase by 2.6 percent for 2012, setting a record high of around 39 billion tons, according to a new report from an international team of researchers. The report, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, comes from the Global Carbon Project–a group of scientists and policymakers from around the world dedicated to promoting a coordinated research on the Earth´s...

2012-12-03 12:22:11

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services was named "Best Validation Company" and "Best Verification Company" in Carbon Trading Magazine's 2012 Carbon Market Survey. Members of the carbon industry were invited to vote on their peers based on efficiency and quality of service, reliability in the market and the ability to adapt to changing market conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "We are honored to be recognized by our...

2012-12-02 05:03:56

New standardized methodology developed by The Earth Partners, in a partnership with Applied Ecological Services and Brinkman & Associates, allows public agencies and other parties to document and receive marketplace credit–or other financial incentives–for improvements to soil carbon levels. Brodhead, WI (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 The Earth Partners is pleased to announce the validation of its comprehensive soil carbon quantification methodology by the Verified Carbon...


Latest Greenhouse gas Reference Libraries

Earth's Atmosphere
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Earth's Atmosphere -- Earth's atmosphere consists of nitrogen (78.1%) and oxygen (20.9%), with small amounts of argon (0.9%), carbon dioxide (variable, but around 0.035%), water vapor, and other gases. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation and reducing temperature extremes between day and night. 75% of the atmosphere exists within 11km of the planetary surface. Temperature and the Atmospheric Layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...

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