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2010-05-26 15:41:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Forest Legality Alliance was launched today to support private sector efforts and policies to reduce trade in illegally harvested wood.

2010-04-20 06:40:00

Experts said on Monday that the volcano in Iceland is emitting 150,000 to 300,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per day, a figure comparable to emissions released from a small industrial nation.

2010-02-17 12:55:00

Landmark legislation to cut carbon emissions suffered a huge blow after three major US companies said they were leaving a coalition that pushes for action on climate change.

2009-12-10 18:50:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from the U.S. Climate Action Partnership regarding the release today of a legislative framework by Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT): Today's announcement by Sens.

2009-11-12 07:00:00

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation, North America's largest coated paper producer, announced today the release of a new On Paper podcast featuring Project POTICO.

2009-11-12 08:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The World Resources Institute (WRI) Center for Sustainable Transport, EMBARQ, has been awarded the 2009 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership from Harvard University.

2009-11-12 07:44:00

MEXICO CITY, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mexico City Metrobus will today receive the 2009 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

2009-10-21 15:20:00

USCAP members will demonstrate new wave of technologies that will flourish under appropriate climate legislation WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Climate Action Partnership will hold a Clean Technology Showcase on Friday, Oct.

2009-10-01 09:00:00


Word of the Day
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.