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2009-10-02 11:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and 10 other governors from the United States, Brazil and Indonesia are sending a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urging them to include forest protection in international and national climate change policies, according to Reuters (http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE5910GJ20091002)....

2009-09-25 12:48:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- While the media constantly inundate us with articles about harmful greenhouse gas emissions, the owners of an office building in White Plains, New York, have decided to do something about them. As a first step in an effort to reduce emissions stemming from their building at 55 West Red Oak Lane, the building's owners have retained Energy Reduction Solutions, Inc. to help them calculate the building's carbon footprint. (Photo:...

2009-09-24 10:23:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Carbon Emissions Trading Markets Worldwide http://www.reportlinker.com/p0119237/Carbon-Emissions-Trading-Markets-Worldwide.html Carbon emissions have been traded, albeit at minor levels, in the over-the-counter (OTC) market since the 1990s. In recent years, significant global governmental involvement in the stabilization of the concentration of atmospheric...

2009-09-22 19:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair wants world leaders meeting this week at the UN to know that by reducing global warming they could be creating 10 million new green jobs - potentially some of them will be on Wall Street. On 13 October, leading energy and commodity traders and brokers along with financial software experts will meet in New York to discuss the impact and implementation of carbon trading in the US. At the panel debate titled, "Is...

2009-09-15 14:04:00

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has issued its second annual sustainability report, including the company's first-ever calculation of its carbon footprint and highlighting achievements in responsible economic, environmental, and social performance. "We have made good progress," notes CEO Wick Moorman in a letter introducing the 62-page report, posted on the company's Web site at www.nscorp.com/footprints. Norfolk Southern's carbon...

2009-09-14 14:20:00

PLEASANTON, Calif. Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaklee Corporation announced today that it has received a 2009 Green Power Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual awards recognize the country's leading green power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation's voluntary green power market. EPA presented Shaklee Corporation with the award at an event held in conjunction with the 2009 Renewable Energy...

2009-09-02 20:02:00

SAO PAULO, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fourteen major Brazilian organizations representing the agribusiness, planted forests and bioenergy sectors announced today the creation of the Brazilian Climate Alliance, with the goal of contributing with solid proposals for the negotiations related to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The main focus is the agenda that the Brazilian government has been defending in global negotiations, culminating with the 15th U.N....

2009-09-02 06:10:00

AVONDALE, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the paper, The Boundless Carbon Cycle, published in the September issue of Nature Geoscience, scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, University of Antwerp, and the U.S.-based Stroud(TM) Water Research Center argue that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked a critical player - inland waters. Streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and...

2009-09-02 08:23:20

In a commentary "The Boundless Carbon Cycle", published in the September issue of "Nature Geoscience", scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, University of Antwerp, and the U.S. based StroudTM Water Research Center argue that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked a critical player - inland waters. Streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and wetlands play an important role in the carbon...

2009-09-01 16:26:44

In the paper, The Boundless Carbon Cycle, published in the September issue of Nature Geoscience, scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, University of Antwerp, and the U.S. based Stroudâ“ž¢ Water Research Center argue that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked a critical player - inland waters. Streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and wetlands play an...


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