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2011-06-28 07:57:00

DETROIT, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the study "Preparing for a Life Cycle CO2 Measure" recently released by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP), an advisory group working to accelerate the shift to low-carbon vehicles and fuels, and conducted by Ricardo, a global engineering firm, vehicle manufacturing emissions can represent 23 to 46 percent of total vehicle emissions.

2011-06-09 08:30:00

HUNTINGTON, Vt., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PackageSmart(TM), a simplified life cycle assessment (LCA) tool, evaluates the environmental impacts of packaging.

2011-05-21 00:01:22

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is hosting a four-week on-line workshop that will introduce participants to the emerging science of life cycle assessment (LCA), which measures the environmental impacts of a product through all stages of its life, from cradle to grave. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is hosting a four-week on-line workshop that will introduce participants to the emerging...

2011-05-12 08:00:00

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on a recent life cycle analysis (LCA), CertainTeed® Vinyl Siding, CedarBoards(TM) Insulated Siding and Cedar Impressions® Polymer Siding outperformed other exterior siding products -- such as brick, stucco and other siding options -- in terms of environmental and economic performance.

2011-04-13 07:00:00

MONTREAL, April 13 /PRNewswire/ - Quantis, a consulting firm specialized in environmental life cycle assessment (LCA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Michèle Roy as Vice President Communications and senior consultant. Ms.

2011-04-11 08:37:00

iGPS makes unexplained changes to published chemical amounts - numbers relevant in lawsuit ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the ongoing public policy debate on the use of the controversial flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE), Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS) has chosen to quietly lower the amount of that chemical - not in its millions of pallets, but in its data chart.


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