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2009-06-16 09:30:00

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing and trading emission reductions from greenhouse gas abatement projects and ARC Sustainability, the environmental consulting firm responsible for greening such high-profile productions as the 2008 Democratic National Convention and Al Gore's Live Earth global climate concerts, recently collaborated in greening and neutralizing the carbon emissions which resulted from the Producers Guild...

2009-06-15 02:15:00

LONDON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Paul McCartney, with his daughters Mary and Stella, is launching a new food campaign - MEAT FREE MONDAY - on Monday 15th June which encourages people to help slow climate change by having one meat free day a week. The campaign has already gathered an impressive list of supporters from the worlds of entertainment, politics and the environmental sciences including Chris Martin, Jeff Koons, Alec Baldwin, Woody Harrelson, Doris Day, Sheryl Crow, Kevin...

2009-06-10 13:39:07

Damon Matthews, a professor in Concordia University's Department of Geography, Planning and the Environment has found a direct relationship between carbon dioxide emissions and global warming. Matthews, together with colleagues from Victoria and the U.K., used a combination of global climate models and historical climate data to show that there is a simple linear relationship between total cumulative emissions and global temperature change. These findings will be published in the next edition...

2009-06-02 09:00:00

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) announced that it sees new opportunities emerging due to the boost received by President Barack Obama's "cap and trade" climate change initiative to fight global warming by the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. The bill introduced by the President details his plan for a new market-driven system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Representative Henry Waxman, the committee's chairman,...

2009-06-01 15:17:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) is scheduled to participate in the Barclays Capital Global Warming Solutions Conference on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. Executive Vice President and CFO, Mark Pytosh will be speaking at 3:15 pm EDT. The webcast and our presentation materials can be accessed through the Investor Information - Presentations section of the Covanta Holding Corporation website at www.covantaholding.com. The webcast will be...

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2009-05-26 11:19:15

Executives from top "green" companies on Tuesday said governments must turn away from fossil fuels when they sign a new climate pact to replace the Kyoto Protocol in December, Reuters reported. They are calling for tough targets to slash carbon emissions. Executives from pro-green businesses issued a statement, welcomed by Denmark's Prime Minister, asking for aid to help clean technologies replace fossil fuels. Lars Lokke Rasmussen, prime minister of a country which gets a fifth of its power...

2009-05-19 09:40:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released Friday by the National Bureau of Economic Research, economist Michael Cragg of The Brattle Group and professor Matthew E. Kahn of the UCLA Institute of the Environment analyze how, absent mitigation, regulation for reducing greenhouse gas emissions will impose extremely different per capita costs across geographical regions in the United States. The study documents the resulting challenges faced by the Obama Administration in...

2009-05-18 08:07:53

The U.S. Department of Energy says it will provide $2.4 million to expand and accelerate the commercial deployment of carbon capture and storage technology. Department Secretary Steve Chu said the funding is part of the Obama administration's efforts to develop technologies to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas and contributor to global climate change. To prevent the worst effects of climate change, we must accelerate our efforts to capture and store carbon in a...

2009-04-23 21:54:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued a statement supporting the decision of the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to adopt a new statewide fuel standard that calls for at least a 10 percent reduction in the carbon intensity of California's transportation fuels by 2020. Adoption of this regulation is one of many measures identified by ARB to implement AB 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, which aims...

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2009-04-23 08:10:00

In the latter half of the 20th century, the lush vegetation of China's forests and grasslands was absorbing roughly one third of the country's greenhouse gas emissions.  According to a recent study, however, that rate is declining rapidly. Peking University researchers say that a combination of factors including high rainfall, government programs to replant forests, shifts in crop use and a higher concentration of bamboo biomass have all played a part in absorbing some 28 to 37...


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