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Could Eating Less Meat Help Save The Planet?
2012-06-21 08:34:49

Altering our diets to include less beef, pork, and poultry and finding ways to recycle our organic waste during the agricultural process could help rebalance the carbon cycle and reduce the risk of reaching more severe levels of global climate change, claims a new study from the University of Exeter. If humanity's meat-eating habits continue as-is, the predicted rise in the global population could result in widespread ecological disaster, the university said in a June 19 statement....

2012-06-19 23:02:27

Businesses wanting to save on electricity this summer, can receive a free Power Consumption Analysis through Freedomfflow LLC. Some of the peak power consumption for businesses happens during June, July and August, but with Freedomfflow LLC´s program, businesses could see a guaranteed net savings of 8% with no capital outlay. (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 Freedomfflow LLC is announcing its “Savings for Summer” promotion, offering a free power consumption analysis to every business...

2012-05-18 06:21:29

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CMARK International, Inc., (OTC Pink Sheets: CMIT) a global provider of facility and logistic support services for government and commercial institutions is continuing to make considerable efforts with a larger portion of its product offering into alternative energy production as well as energy conservation. Following up on initial efforts last fall with researching and developing geothermal energy applications, the company was invited and...

2012-05-12 23:00:53

Polestar Technologies (http://polestartech.com/), a leader in optical sensor research and technology development, recently won a $2.5M government contract from the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Deterrent Organization (JIEDDO) to develop a system for the stand-off detection of explosives hidden on a person. Needham Heights, MA (PRWEB) May 12, 2012 Polestar Technologies (http://polestartech.com/), a leader in optical sensor research and technology development, recently won a $2.5M...

2012-05-08 10:20:54

~ Quarterly Revenues Up 133% Year over Year ~ VANCOUVER, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX: WPT) (NASDAQ: WPRT), the global leader in natural gas engines, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012 and provided an update on operations. All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated. "The numbers are compelling," said David Demers, CEO of Westport Innovations. "Compared to the same period last year, Westport...

2012-04-25 10:21:00

Washington Out of Step With Public? Little Confidence Seen in National Lawmakers Finding Solutions is Evident in Across-the-Board Political Support for Grassroots Drive to Take Back Issue WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The common wisdom is wrong: There is no political "fault line" that divides Americans along party lines when it comes to clean energy issues and solutions. Majorities of Republicans, Independents and Democrats agree that the United States...

2012-04-22 18:20:21

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, APRIL 23: MAKING ELECTRICITY FROM GARBAGE Profile America -- Monday, April 23rd. People who have used computers for some time will remember the saying "garbage in -- garbage out." In these days of intensive search for alternative ways to create energy, the words may become...

2012-04-11 02:21:27

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Three decades after testifying before Congress about America's vast stores of natural gas, Robert A. Hefner III continues his promotion of the fuel as the only realistic and scalable alternative for the energy needed to grow the U.S. economy and to remove the vice grip of foreign oil in a new documentary titled The Grand Energy Transition: Natural Gas - The Bridge Fuel to Our Sustainable Future. The film, based on Hefner's book of the same name,...

2012-04-10 10:20:40

MUNICH, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CleanEquity Monaco 2012, the foremost emerging cleantech conference hosted by Innovator Capital, the London specialist investment bank, and the Nobel Sustainability Trust, concluded Friday 30th March with the Award Ceremony presided over by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. An independent panel of judges, audited by H.S.H Prince Albert, selected GreenCom Networks as best in class for Excellence in the Field of Environmental Technology Development....

2012-03-30 10:21:03

HOUSTON, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Line Services ("PLS"), a portfolio company of private equity firm Energy Capital Partners, announced today the acquisition of Snelson Companies, Inc. ("Snelson") and IPS Engineering, LLC ("IPSE") from GFI Energy Group and other shareholders. Snelson and IPSE will be added to the PLS family of businesses and will further diversify its energy infrastructure construction and maintenance services capabilities, extend its operating footprint...