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Environmental Impact Software to Quickly Measure Carbon Footprint
2012-09-14 09:35:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New software has been developed that can rapidly calculate the carbon footprints of thousands of products simultaneously, a process that has proven time consuming and expensive until now. This new software should help companies to accurately label products as well as design new ways to reduce their environmental impacts. A new study, published online in the Journal of Industrial Ecology, describes how the software works. The...

2012-05-15 19:25:41

A new report published today by the European Commission's in-house science service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC), provides key information for policy makers and business managers on how to assess the environmental impacts of products and services. It helps to pave the way towards a resource-efficient Europe and aims to help design more sustainable products, which are indispensable in a world of 7 billion people and limited resources. The increasing world population and the way in which...

2012-04-19 23:01:11

ScienceAlerts.com is a new social network featuring the latest information in the basic and applied sciences of biology, agriculture, environment, forestry, geography and health. The members of this new website monitor nearly 3,500 journals publishing in these fields and alert visitors in real-time through topic-specific site content and RSS feeds. The latest addition to this natural sciences website is the Environmental Sciences Category with nearly 35,000 articles partly derived by...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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