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2014-02-27 16:21:31

Company exceeds greenhouse gas reduction goal CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its success in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management Award for Goal Achievement was awarded to Boeing by the EPA in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions...

2013-11-26 23:30:12

As world leaders at the Warsaw COP-19 Climate Conference back away from new global warming climate targets, and British Columbia eliminates their controversial Pacific Climate Trust, Friends of Science has issued a new report calling upon the City of Calgary to abandon the Community GHG Reduction Plan. Friends of Science state that there has been no global warming in 16 years despite a rise in carbon dioxide and that the sun drives climate change, not carbon dioxide. Calgary, Alberta,...

2013-08-19 23:17:20

The DyStar Group recently released its third Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Assessment Report, otherwise known as Carbon Footprint Report, which is based on its global operations in the reporting year of 2012. Singapore (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 In 2012, DyStar implemented a cloud-based data gathering system, with real-time emission calculation for the global organization, which greatly improved the accuracy of the report. It also expanded the boundaries of its carbon footprint assessment...

2013-07-31 12:23:16

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) heralded a slight decrease in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2011. However, the drop from 2010 was just 1.6 percent - and emissions since 1990 have actually risen by 8.4 percent. A July report from the Earth Policy Institute found that fossil fuel emissions have risen by 2.6 percent each year since 2010, "hitting an all-time high of 9.7 billion tons of carbon in...

2013-07-02 12:24:22

Barriers and pathways to cutting carbon in the electricity sector more cost-effectively SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California's long-term goal of cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 80 percent from 1990 levels by the year 2050 will be tougher, less efficient and more expensive without a significant shift toward electrification, a revamp of our electricity pricing structure, an expansion of our carbon trading program and increased market certainty for clean tech...

2013-06-25 20:21:23

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett issued the following statement in response to President Obama's climate change announcement: "In Pennsylvania, we have a true all-of-the-above energy portfolio, with innovations in grid technology, nuclear power, clean-burning natural gas, coal, wind, solar and hydropower all working to fuel our economy and protect the environment. "These market-based approaches are working, with the United States...

2013-05-08 12:21:12

HALIFAX, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced that the Government of Canada is adopting strict environmental standards to reduce air emissions from ships navigating in Canadian waters. These changes further align Canada's air emission standards with the United States. ...

2013-04-12 12:20:29

OTTAWA, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced that the Harper government is launching a second round of funding under the Shore Power Technology for Ports Program to improve air quality at Canadian ports. Shore power is a highly effective way to reduce marine diesel air emissions by enabling ships to shut down their engines and connect to the local...