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2011-07-05 07:01:00

HARBOR CITY, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Balqon Corporation (OTCBB: BLQN), developer of the all-electric drive system for commercial electric vehicles, was featured in a Coalition for Clean Air (CCA) report, "Shipping Clean, Growing Green: How companies are earning more by polluting less at California ports." The report highlights case studies illustrating the economic benefits of reducing greenhouse gases (GHGs) at ports and in the freight transportation sector. A copy of the...

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2011-06-14 08:25:00

A United Nations report released Tuesday calls for fast action on reducing emissions of black carbon, ground level ozone and methane to help limit near term global temperature rise preventing the Earth from overheating, reports AFP. Fast action could also reduce losses of mountain glaciers and reduce projected warming in the Arctic over the coming decades by as much as two thirds. Cutting out these pollutants now could also boost global food output and save millions of human lives lost to...

2011-05-09 20:57:38

Technologies for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere are unlikely to offer an economically feasible way to slow human-driven climate change for several decades, according to a report issued by the American Physical Society and led by Princeton engineer Robert Socolow. "We humans should not kid ourselves that we can pour all the carbon dioxide we wish into the atmosphere right now and pull it out later at little cost," said Socolow, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering....

2011-04-12 12:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Renewable Energy Accountability Project (REAP) today commended environmental philanthropist Peter V. Sperling for his leadership in the successful battle to establish a landmark law (SB 2X - Simitian) requiring renewable energy goals and standards for all California's electric utilities. "The generous support that Peter V. Sperling provided the campaign to pass Proposition 7 in 2008 was the catalyst that has led to the...

2011-03-29 11:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The path to economic recovery is paved in green, a fact known to many who will be attending the upcoming Green California Summit & Exposition (April 18-20, 2011, Sacramento Convention Center). Billions of dollars in venture capital have poured into California's clean tech companies, and the state is a national, and international, leader in energy and water conservation and environmental protection. From green economic...

2011-03-22 16:00:37

Carbon Capture and Storage: Carbon Dioxide Pressure Dissipates in Underground Reservoirs, Study Shows The debate surrounding carbon capture and storage intensifies as scientists from the Earth Sciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) examine the capacity for storing carbon dioxide underground, in a study published today in the new journal Greenhouse Gases: Science & Technology. The study debates some of the conclusions drawn in an earlier study by...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

Carbon footprint calculator provides new awareness of global climate change, encourages "living green" and invites individuals and organizations to protect endangered resources and combat climate change by reducing CO2 emissions. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Like it or not, climate change is everyone's problem. That's why Cuipo has just launched an advanced online carbon footprint calculator in partnership with UC Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab. It measures...

2011-01-10 09:42:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMedia announced today the launch of the "EcoAd," an innovative and environmentally conscious form of advertising that directly funds green projects in local communities. When a viewer sees an ad featuring the EcoAd leaf, it will serve as a visual "green stamp of approval" signifying the brand that paid for the ad is sponsoring environmental projects such as solar installations, energy efficiency retrofits or the "greening" of schools, affordable...

2010-12-21 00:01:46

The Pacific Forest Trust commends California's leadership in creating the nation's first economy-wide cap and trade program that will be the first compliance carbon market in the world to accept emissions reductions from forest carbon projects. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 The Pacific Forest Trust (PFT) commends the California's Air Resources Board's Dec. 16 adoption of a set of regulations that will govern the state's landmark cap and trade system. The board's nine-to-one vote...

2010-12-16 21:09:00

Emissions trading market serves as model for national system SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praised the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for adopting an innovative program today that will cap and reduce global warming pollution, while growing the state's clean energy economy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100202/EDFLOGO) "California is turbo charging its already fast-growing clean energy economy by...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.