Latest Mitigation of global warming Stories

2010-10-14 14:03:32

Sixty-three percent of Americans believe that global warming is happening, but many do not understand why.

2010-10-06 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report by Oil Change International, released on the eve of the World Bank's Annual Meetings, dispels the myth that World Bank support for coal and oil projects increases access to energy for the world's poorest.

2010-09-25 01:15:14

A radical new heating system where homes would be heated by district centres rather than in individual households could dramatically cut the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions.

2010-08-24 17:13:31

Scientific findings by international research group of scientists from England, China and Denmark just published suggest that sea level will likely be 30-70 centimetres higher by 2100 than at the start of the century even if all but the most aggressive geo-engineering schemes are undertaken to mitigate the effects of global warming and greenhouse gas emissions are stringently controlled.

2010-07-29 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) lent their support today to local elected leaders launching a national campaign to secure ongoing federal investment in local job-creating clean energy initiatives.

2010-07-29 10:00:00

BEIJING, July 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On 19 June the meeting of APEC's Energy ministers ended in the Japanese city of Fukui with a declaration giving directions to improve energy efficiency, advance energy security and increase the clean energy supply in the APEC region. Among the new initiatives prescribed by the Energy Ministers is the "Low Carbon Model City" project, aimed at developing the best practices to achieve low-emissions urban communities. The first to be selected for...

2010-07-28 12:00:00

BREA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chevron Energy Solutions, a unit of Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), and the City of Brea announced today the start of construction of an energy efficiency and solar project expected to save the city more than $13 million in net energy savings over the life of the project. Brea will become the largest municipal producer of solar energy in Orange County once the 1.8MW of solar panels are installed at the Community Center, Civic and Cultural...

2010-07-20 09:15:00

Can light-colored rooftops and roads really curb carbon emissions and combat global climate change?

2010-07-19 12:32:00

BERKELEY, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 100 Ph.D. economists with expertise in California energy and climate issues released an open letter today warning against any delay in the implementation of California clean energy policies.

2010-06-30 10:20:29

Switching off lights, turning the television off at the mains and using cooler washing cycles could have a much bigger impact on reducing carbon dioxide emissions from power stations than previously thought.

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