Latest Greenwashing Stories

2009-05-18 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent today to U.S.

2009-05-18 08:02:00

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Establishes Emissions Baseline, Provides Key Insights to Help Reduce Environmental Impact MINNEAPOLIS, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today introduced a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory service that measures and provides a comprehensive snapshot of an organization's verifiable GHG emissions.

2009-05-15 10:40:00

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said they were working out final details of a climate change bill, as they announced new breaks for an industry that they said would also minimize the potential impact on consumers' energy bills.

2009-05-14 10:54:00

Leveraging 13-years of Experience Through its Environmental Practice, Noblis Develops a Software-as-a-Service Application - Also Launches GREEN.Noblis.Org Portal FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization, today announced the availability of a new suite of analytic tools to help organizations assess and plan their sustainability strategies. TEAL (Total Emissions Analytics) is a full-featured, yet easy-to-use...

2009-05-06 10:21:00

Joint statement highlights role of markets in promoting innovation, the most cost-effective means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the COMPETE Coalition today issued a joint statement and general principles in support of federal legislation enacting a uniform, economy-wide cap-and-trade program to control greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The joint statement emphasizes that market-based policies will...

2009-04-09 07:10:00

White House officials announced on Wednesday that a share of the profits from any future carbon-capping program in the US has to be shared with consumers to help ease the effects of rising energy prices.

2009-04-07 14:00:11

A White House official said on Tuesday that US President Barack Obama has taken steps on climate and clean energy that prove the United States is preparing to lead the world in fighting global warming.

2009-04-06 09:00:00

Environmental Integrity Project Finds Downturn Linked to Recession and Mild Weather Last Year, Threatened By New Coal-Fired Plant Plans; Big Jumps Seen in OK, IA, TX, NE, IL and WA. WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due in part to the recent economic slowdown and milder-than-usual weather, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from U.S.

2009-03-12 11:42:00

Bill could fund transit, passenger and freight rail, and smart highway operations WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised a bipartisan group of lawmakers today for introducing legislation to ensure that future state and metropolitan area transportation plans protect the climate and enhance energy security.

2009-02-26 11:15:36

The Australian Agriculture Minister said the government will invest A$26.8 million ($17.4 million US) to support research that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.