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2009-12-09 06:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) is very optimistic about growth opportunities resulting from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) long-anticipated ruling on December 7 that greenhouse gases threaten public health, and the administration shall regulate smokestack and tailpipe emissions of greenhouse gases. Any new legislation from EPA could force the automotive industry and the utilities that burn coal, oil and natural gas to take drastic...

2009-12-08 14:27:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beginning with the establishment of an office of environmental control nearly 40 years ago, Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has consistently led the appliance industry in its focus on energy efficiency, protection of the environment and climate change mitigation, and continues to build on this legacy through its participation in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) being held in...

2009-12-07 09:18:00

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The following is a joint statement issued today by Jim Rogers, chairman, president and CEO of Duke Energy, the third-largest electric power holding company in the U.S., and Wang Yusuo, chairman of ENN Group, one of the largest private energy companies in China. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) "Cooperation between government and business leaders from China and the U.S., the world's two largest industrial...

2009-12-03 10:18:00

Proven innovator Ben Vitale to lead growth at national climate solution pioneer PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ben Vitale, formerly managing director of the Conservation and Community Carbon Fund at Conservation International (CI), has been named president of The Climate Trust, said Bob Therkelsen, chairman of The Climate Trust Board of Directors and a member of the search committee. "Ben stood out in a field of outstanding national candidates, because he embodies the...

2009-12-02 14:23:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, the leading research and public policy institution focusing on issues of concern to African Americans and other people of color, has been granted Civil Society Observer Status for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP15) that will convene next week in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Joint Center delegation to the conference will include six members of its Commission to Engage African Americans on...

2009-12-02 13:17:00

As world leaders meet in Copenhagen, Mercy Corps helps those hardest hit by the current effects of climate change JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As world leaders gather in Copenhagen to wrestle with climate change policies, a new partnership in Indonesia is already helping some of the poorest people - urban slum dwellers - to withstand, prepare for and recover from the impacts of global warming. Mercy Corps, with a $525,000 grant from the Rockefeller Foundation and...

2009-11-29 12:16:10

Carbon credits bring millions for new jobs in indigenous communities; Australian project a model of opportunity, especially for Africa A landmark Australian project that mitigates the extent and severity of natural savannah blazes by deploying traditional Indigenous fire management techniques is being hailed as a model with vast global potential in the fights against climate change and biodiversity loss, and for protecting Indigenous lands and culture. The enterprise is expected initially to...

2009-11-24 14:13:00

EDF Says It Sends Strong 'Leadership by Example' Message on Eve of International Climate Negotiations SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund praised the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its preliminary draft regulation (PDR) to reduce global warming pollution in the state. The PDR outlines key concepts the agency is considering as it designs a comprehensive cap-and-trade program. California's groundbreaking clean energy law, The Global...

2009-11-19 12:27:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While some people are questioning whether California can overcome its dominant car culture in order to meet ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets, a new study from TransForm shows that doing so is both the most cost-effective and environmentally sound option. The study, Windfall For All: How Connected, Convenient Neighborhoods Can Protect Our Climate And Safeguard California's Economy, finds that residents of the Bay Area, Los Angeles,...

2009-11-11 09:17:35

Georgia Tech City and Regional Planning Professor Brian Stone publishes a paper in the December edition of Environmental Science and Technology that suggests policymakers need to address the influence of global deforestation and urbanization on climate change, in addition to greenhouse gas emissions. According to Stone's paper, as the international community meets in Copenhagen in December to develop a new framework for responding to climate change, policymakers need to give serious...


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