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2013-10-02 08:24:25

SCS Global Services' Tobias Schultz Presents Upgraded Climate Accounting Methods at LCA XIII Conference ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New methods are now available to help companies, countries, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) more accurately track the impacts of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other climate changing emissions. Tobias Schultz, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Practitioner for California-based SCS Global Services, presented details of these methods at the LCA...

2013-10-01 16:22:44

Company selected for fourth year in a row CALGARY, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) is being recognized again for its leadership in the reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions with its inclusion in the 2013 Canada 200 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. This is the fourth consecutive year that Cenovus has been named to the index which is published by CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project). "At Cenovus, we've made a...

2013-09-30 12:22:34

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The third annual Ocean Exchange, being held in Savannah, Georgia, has selected the top 10 worldwide solutions with the ability to generate economic growth and increase productivity while reducing the use of nature's resources and waste production. The innovators will present the solutions and compete for one of two $100,000 awards from worldwide sponsors Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL). Each year, the Ocean...

El Nino Nitrous Oxide Global Warming
2013-09-27 12:13:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nitrous oxide, commonly referred to as ‘laughing gas,’ is well known for its use on dental patients ahead of a painful procedure. However, a lesser-known fact is that it’s also the third-largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions after carbon dioxide and methane. New research from MIT and Emory University researchers has found that the Pacific Ocean weather patterns known as El Niño and La Niña have a significant effect on...

2013-09-26 23:24:46

The authors of two companion papers featured in Rangeland Ecology & Management assess three main components of climate change: rising concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide, atmospheric warming, and altered patterns of precipitation. Increasing awareness of and preparedness for climatic variability will promote both the supply of ecosystem services and the maintenance of human livelihoods well into the future. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Since beginning of...

2013-09-25 12:20:50

-- Boeing achieves high marks for environmental transparency, earns designation for fourth year SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has been named one of the world's leading companies in taking actions to improve environmental performance and reporting climate-change strategy by the CDP, formally known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. Boeing is one of 53 companies on the 2013 list of CDP's Standard & Poor's 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. This is...

2013-09-25 08:22:59

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) was recognized today for the voluntary reporting of its global greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint and for emissions reductions activities by CDP. Mosaic has reported the GHG inventory of over 50 facilities in seven countries to the CDP since 2009. For its efforts, Mosaic is included in the 2013 CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) and the CDP S&P 500 Climate Performance Leadership...

2013-09-24 12:36:53

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been recognized as a leader for the company's actions to reduce carbon emissions, mitigate the risks of climate change and for the quality of its climate change data by CDP on two of its listings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) The achievement was announced in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2013, which tracks how America's largest listed...

2013-09-24 08:22:57

CALGARY, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - If Canada is to achieve its greenhouse gas mitigation targets by 2050, a significant increase in trained professionals will be required, says a report released this week by Carbon Management Canada (CMC), a national network working with industry to develop commercially feasible ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The labor demand forecast, commissioned by CMC and conducted by Navius Research Inc., suggests that if Canada wants to stay on...

2013-09-20 23:04:44

Transparency Market Research published new "Coal Bed Methane Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecast, 2010 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coal-bed-methane-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Coal Bed Methane Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and...


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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