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2009-03-27 11:28:00

Blue Green Alliance Releases Principles for Cap-and-Trade Legislation Necessary to Put Americans Back to Work MINNEAPOLIS, March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four labor unions and two environmental organizations today announced their support for comprehensive cap-and-trade climate change legislation in 2009.

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2009-03-26 07:05:00

Attempts to moderate the world’s climate change could be hindered if nations do not band together to safeguard the world's forests by the end of 2009, researchers from Earthwatch announced Wednesday.

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2009-03-23 16:38:51

A new guide distributed to negotiators of a new United Nations climate treaty says there is broad support among governments for stringent goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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2009-03-19 14:04:18

The head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) said Thursday that $750 billion in investments and a possible oil tax could be used as a “Green New Deal” to rescue the global economy and protect the environment.

2009-03-18 08:00:00

Post-2012 Mechanisms Essential to Achieving Long Term Climate Protection Goals LISBON, Portugal, and NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from the Government of Portugal and its euro 354 million Carbon Fund joined in a seminar today with representatives of Natsource LLC -- a provider of asset management services, origination and structuring services, and advisory and research services in global emissions markets -- to discuss the goals for and potential shape of the...

2009-03-16 10:35:00

TOKYO and SOMERSET, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Raritan today announced that its power management solutions for helping data centers gain better insight on energy usage and costs and in identifying areas for improvement, will be available in other languages and support more currencies.

2009-03-12 08:48:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development: The need for urgent action has been emerging as a primary theme of the Copenhagen Climate Congress this week - including urgent action on mitigation strategies that complement aggressive cuts in CO2 emissions.

2009-03-01 12:08:00

A top British official says U.S. President Barack Obama may be able to convince nations to unite for an international treaty on climate change. The No.

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2009-02-27 16:00:00

European Union Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said on Friday that the world faces its final opportunity to reach an agreement to combat global climate change during an upcoming UN-led meeting in Copenhagen in December.

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2009-02-26 14:59:57

A top Australian scientist said Thursday that the nation’s bushfires, which have devastated Victoria state, have released millions of tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.