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2009-11-23 12:24:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Biofuels Markets and Technologies http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165345/Biofuels-Markets-and-Technologies.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Biofuels Markets and Technologies Ethanol and Biodiesel Demand Drivers, Policy Issues, Emerging Technologies, Key Players, and Forecasts Driven by a quest for energy security,...

2009-11-03 07:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Over three quarters of the world's oil and gas companies surveyed believe inevitable climate change could impact their business: increasing downtime, system failures and safety; but only 19 percent are taking action, says a new Acclimatise report backed by IBM (NYSE: IBM). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) "The Oil and Gas industry is an important contributor to our society and economy, so if anything impacts the...

2009-10-26 10:51:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) released a new report today that finds only five states have published a strategic climate change plan that includes a public health response. This includes planning for health challenges and emergencies expected to develop from natural disasters, pollution, and infectious diseases as temperatures and sea levels rise. The Health Problems Heat Up: Climate Change and the Public's Health report examines U.S....

2009-09-22 11:00:00

DETROIT, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 475 institutional investors with $55 trillion in assets under management, for its approach to climate change disclosure. For the first time since beginning participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project in 2006, DTE Energy is featured in CDP's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index." This index highlights companies within the S&P 500 Index that have displayed the most...

2009-09-20 18:01:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco Systems, Boeing and Pepco Holdings along with Consolidated Edison, EMC, E.I. du Pont de Nemours, Hewlett Packard, PPG Industries and Transocean were among the US corporations leading efforts to tackle climate change, according to this year's Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 Report. The results were launched today in New York at an event hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, one of CDP's global sponsors. This year's S&P 500 Report,...

2009-09-17 13:30:00

BOSTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid growing pressure on developing countries to join an international climate treaty later this year, a new Ceres report released today shows that emerging market banks are beginning to integrate climate change considerations into lending and other business decision-making, but that significantly more attention is needed. The report, commissioned by the German development finance institution DEG - Deutsche Investitions-und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH --...

2009-09-16 11:00:00

Strong Policies Will Drive Critical Low-Carbon Investments; NY State Comptroller DiNapoli, Lord Nicholas Stern Join Investors NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest global investors issued a joint call today for strong action this year from U.S. and international policy makers in the fight against global warming. Amid growing focus on upcoming international climate treaty talks and Congressional debate of climate and energy legislation, global investors meeting...

2009-08-24 13:30:00

First-Ever Majority Vote, Tougher Mountaintop Removal Scrutiny, Cancelled Coal Plants Among Highlights BOSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Investors engaging with U.S. and Canadian companies on the financial risks and opportunities from climate change achieved major breakthroughs in the 2009 proxy season, including a first-ever majority vote (51.2 percent) with IDACORP, an electric utility in Idaho, asking it to establish greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals. A record 68 climate-related...

2009-08-19 17:01:00

LONDON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to an Acclimatise global report, backed by IBM (NYSE: IBM), nearly all electric utilities claim climate change is threatening power outages, higher costs and changes in usage as demand grows to power the world's expanding cities. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) Over ninety percent of global electric utilities that report climate change activity to the Carbon Disclosure Project recognised they are at risk...

2009-08-06 09:30:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Product Acceleration: By 2012, Ford plans to replace or refresh 70 to 90 percent of its vehicle lineups by volume in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific and Africa. By 2014, Ford plans to replace 140 to 160 percent of its lineup by volume in those regions. Leaner, more efficient operations: By the end of 2009, Ford is on pace to reduce its structural costs by $14 billion to $15 billion compared with 2005. At the...