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2013-08-13 23:24:43

Eco friendly, toxin free company, Wild Mint, has added a green cleaning section to their website featuring natural, safe, and earth friendly cleaning products. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Eco friendly, toxin free company, Wild Mint, which offers safer solutions to conventional chemical laden products on their website, WildMintShop.com, is introducing natural, safe and effective cleaning products for healthy homes and families. Before selecting its new green cleaning products,...

2013-06-05 16:21:15

Ryan Partnership Study Reveals Companies Leery of 'Greenwashing' May Miss Sustainable Marketing Opportunity WILTON, Conn., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New research indicates manufacturers and retailers may be a lot greener than they're letting on. Worried that sustainability messages will come across as a mere marketing ploy, companies aren't sharing all the good news about their eco business practices. The Ryan Partnership Sustainability Study, fielded in collaboration with...

2013-05-02 23:19:23

In his blog today, sustainability expert and author Eric Lowitt questioned the validity and value of corporate statements, offerings, and celebrations on a day intended to spread awareness and support for the environment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 In his blog today, sustainability expert and author Eric Lowitt questioned the validity and value of corporate statements, offerings, and celebrations on a day intended to spread awareness and support for the environment. As a follow-up to...

2012-12-22 05:00:49

Sound Sand & Finish illustrates how greenwashing and slumping perception over "green" packaging has made responsible practices and quality wood floor services tougher to sell. Bothell, Washington (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 "It's not just paper or plastic" says Brian Johnston, managing member of Sound Sand & Finish, poking fun at the recent slump in public perception of what it means to be green, while addressing the difficult decision that consumers are faced with when attempting to...

2012-07-31 10:21:32

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the Senate Commerce Committee for approving a bill that would allow the Secretary of Transportation to prohibit U.S. aircraft operators from participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) because the scheme violates U.S. sovereignty and international law, and imposes a burdensome tax on U.S. airlines and...

2012-06-27 06:21:34

BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 3rd and 16th, Enhesa and Baker & McKenzie will come together to co-host a complimentary webinar on emissions trading. Some 50 countries or regions around the world are now looking at some form of national regulation to limit greenhouse gas emissions. As leading practitioners in the field, Enhesa and Baker & McKenzie will provide unique insight on the significant global developments in emissions trading...

2012-05-17 06:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new series of reports from University of California, Berkeley (UCB), University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and Resources for the Future (RFF) experts examine how California might spend the funds generated by the state's soon-to-be-launched carbon market under AB 32 (The California Global Warming Solutions Act). The four studies, commissioned by the nonpartisan nonprofit organization Next 10, together provide legal and economic...

2012-03-16 11:26:05

Cap and trade programs to reduce emissions do not inherently provide incentives to induce the private sector to develop innovative technologies to address climate change, according to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In fact, said author Margaret Taylor, a researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) who conducted the study while an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley's Goldman School of Public...

2012-03-05 12:00:00

BOYERTOWN, Pa., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of exemplary ability to provide regulatory guidance associated with Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions, El Dorado Nitrogen, LP (EDNLP) has presented ClimeCo America Corporation with the prestigious 2011 Principal Supplier Partnership Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/FL64327LOGO ) As a member of the American Chemistry Council, EDNLP supports the initiatives of the Council's Responsible Care program which...

2012-01-30 16:00:00

RENO, Nev., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that it is revising its previously issued expectations pertaining to the impact of recently finalized mandatory short-run-avoided-cost ("SRAC") pricing applicable to power purchase agreements ("PPAs") for the Heber 1 and 2 power plants, the Ormesa complex and the Mammoth complex in California (the "SARC PPAs") may have on its revenues in 2012 and 2013. (Logo:...