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2010-12-08 11:48:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than six out of ten Americans believe that the U.S. energy industry should increase its investments in "clean coal" power plants to meet energy demand over the next several decades, according to results from the latest Market Strategies International E2 (Energy + Environment) Study. Support is wide-spread among segments except for those identified as "Ultra Green," who typically are anti-industry and have very strong beliefs that global...

2010-12-07 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) today joined seven other U.S. Government agencies in launching a coordinated effort to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency exports, the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative (RE&EE). A top priority of Ex-Im Bank is to increase its support for renewable energy and energy efficient exports by offering enhanced financing under its Environmental Exports Program....

2010-11-19 10:30:00

DAVIS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- California's Chief Executive, Governor Arnold A. Schwarzenegger was honored for his environmental achievements by the Frontier Project Foundation at the Governors' Global Climate Summit 3 (GGCS 3) at UC Davis in Davis, California. Governor Schwarzenegger co-hosted the event as an exemplary subnational leader in climate change and environmental policy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101119/LA05109) Each year, the Frontier Project...

2010-11-19 00:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large international coalition today issued communications in support of marine conservation and restoration options for creating jobs and stimulating the U.S. economy, and as part of the solution to climate change. The 'Blue Climate Coalition,' comprised of seventy-four conservation groups and marine stakeholders, from seventeen countries, issued recommendations to President Obama and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The...

2010-11-18 12:00:00

DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Goal to reduce 8M metric tons of carbon over next few years through energy efficiency and renewable energy projects $40 million commitment builds on efforts to reduce environmental impact Chevrolet announced today that it will invest $40 million in various clean energy projects throughout America with a goal to reduce 8 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The initiative is based on projects that promote energy savings, renewable...

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2010-11-17 11:55:00

By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley Apocalyptic warnings challenge beliefs that world is just and stable Dire or emotionally charged warnings about the consequences of global warming can backfire if presented too negatively, making people less amenable to reducing their carbon footprint, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. "Our study indicates that the potentially devastating consequences of global warming threaten people's fundamental tendency to see the world as...

2010-11-17 00:01:11

The United Nations Conference of Parties meets in Cancun, Mexico later this month to work towards climate control. The Cancun Communiqué is a short statement signed by international businesses to promote actions that mitigate global warming through tracking and managing Hazardous Air Pollutants, Volatile Organic Compounds, and Greenhouse Gasses. Portsmouth, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Since 2007, an increasing number of businesses have signed a joint statement in advance of...

2010-11-11 09:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Smith's College and Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, today announced the launch of an energy conservation program across the campus. The program is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings on campus by 22 percent, or more than 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide, while advancing the college's commitment toward achieving carbon...

2010-11-04 13:15:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-six states have recognized the need to manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by changing land use patterns to reduce sprawl and making buildings more energy efficient, according to an exclusive survey conducted by the Partnership for Sustainable Communities (PSC), a nonprofit group based in San Rafael, Calif. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091109/DC07904LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-10-27 05:10:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Full Disclosure Network ® is releasing online an exclusive video series covering California Environmental Politics, the "Global Warming Solutions Act" (AB 32) and Proposition 23 that would suspend implementation of the Act. The series features in-depth interviews with two experts from dramatically contrasting viewpoints in six video segments (8 minutes each) available online here:...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
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