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  • GreenHouse Announces Letter of Intent With Hinds Community College to Build $2.9M Sustainable Tactical Training Center in Mississippi

    GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: GRHU) (PINKSHEETS: GRHU) (the "Company") has executed a letter of intent with Hinds Community College to construct and manage a $2.9 million Anti-Terrorism Tactical Training Center in Jackson, Mississippi that would provide local law enforcement personnel with a state-of-the-art training and sustainable firing range facility and which would serve as a best ...


  • / CORRECTION - GreenHouse Announces Letter of Intent With Hinds Community College to Build $2.9M Sustainable Tactical Training Center in Mississippi

    In the news release, "GreenHouse Announces Letter of Intent With Hinds Community College to Build $2.9M Sustainable Tactical Training Center in Mississippi" issued earlier today by GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU), we are advised by the company that the company's ticker should read "(OTCBB: GRHU)" rather than "(OTCQB: GRHU) (PINKSHEETS: GRHU)" as originally issued. Complete corrected ...


  • Seawater greenhouse plan for Jordan

    Seawater greenhouses, solar power plants and other new green technologies will be brought together in Jordan in an attempt to turn its desert into a producer of crops, fresh water and electricity. The governments of Jordan and Norway signed an agreement last month (11 January) to build a 20-hectare demonstration centre near Aqaba on the Red Sea. They will work with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • OriginOil Announces Successful First Phase of Commercial Pilot Program

    Pilot Partner MBD Energy Praises OriginOil Team on Expertise and System Operation LOS ANGELES - OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, today announced the successful completion of the first phase of its commercial pilot program, earning high praise for quality and ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Rethinking energy in cities could sve billions

    Canada could save as much as $29 billion and cut greenhouse gases significantly by mid-century by applying new, integrated ways of using energy in Canadian communities, a new study shows. The Quality Urban Energy Systems of Tomorrow (QUEST) study, released today, looks at how the economy and the environment could be helped by rethinking the way our communities are designed and how people travel ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Greenhouse Holdings to Present at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/10 -- GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: GRHU) ("GreenHouse"), a San Diego, California-based integrated energy solutions provider and developer of eco-friendly infrastructure, announced today the Company will be presenting at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 11:40 a.m. EDT. ...


  • Cash-for-clunkers – did it really work?

    The popular but short lived US "Cash for Clunkers" program - hailed by some as a great success - may not have been effective in achieving its longer term economic and environmental goals. Researchers at Duke University studied the effects of the program on vehicle sales, job creation, and environment impacts and conclude the program did increase new car sales and did bump up jobs in the auto and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is your firm “indifferent” or “active” about greenhouse gases?

    Executive Summary This study compares corporate responses to climate change by firms in the UK and Pakistan. Companies in developing and developed countries face some common barriers in responding to climate change (e.g. lack of financial resources). But, they have distinct strategies due to differences in acceptance of and support for those initiatives by government and other ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA awards $7.8 million in grants to combat greenhouse gases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that 20 U.S. communities, including two Indian Tribes, will receive $7.8 million in grants for projects that will reduce greenhouse gases (GHGs). The funds will help Climate Showcase Communities increase energy efficiency, saving consumers money and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. “These communities see the overwhelming ...

  • Not just the oil sands - we are all to blame for GHG emissons

    Alberta's oil sands should not be singled out as the source of Canada's poor record on greenhouse gas emissions. This is one conclusion of a new Conference Board publication, Getting the Balance Right: The Oil Sands, Exporting and Sustainability. The report gathers all the pertinent facts related to the oil sands and its environmental impacts, assesses those facts and draws on dialogue with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA: greenhouse gases threaten public health and the environment

    After a thorough examination of the scientific evidence and careful consideration of public comments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that greenhouse gases (GHGs) threaten the public health and welfare of the American people. EPA also finds that GHG emissions from on-road vehicles contribute to that threat. GHGs are the primary driver of climate change, which can ...

  • Carus invests in reducing greenhouse gases

    Carus Corporation has installed an innovative water treatment system in their plant as a result of an initiative to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The new reverse osmosis (RO) system has been operational for 10 months, and there have been substantial reductions in energy and chemicals used, as well as a reduction in CO2 emissions. Carus uses a state-of-the-art boiler in the ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • DOT secretary Ray LaHood and EPA administrator Lisa P. Jackson propose national program to improve fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gases

    U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson today jointly proposed a rule establishing an historic national program that would improve vehicle fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gases.  Their proposal builds upon core principles President Obama announced with automakers, the United Auto Workers, ...

  • EPA helps supermarkets save money, reduce greenhouse gases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has quadrupled the number of participants in its voluntary program designed to reduce the use of ozone-depleting refrigerants in the nation’s grocery stores. Launched in November 2007, the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership has shown how EPA works with supermarkets to achieve environmental goals that also help the bottom line. Supermarket ...

  • GE Energy’s gas engines powering first North American cogeneration plant for commercial greenhouses

    Canadian government and business leaders today gathered near Lake Erie in southern Ontario for the grand opening of North America’s first GE-designed greenhouse cogeneration plant installed to generate more reliable onsite power and heat for commercial greenhouses and help the country reduce its emissions from energy production. Great Northern Hydroponics, a division of Detroit-based Soave ...


    By General Electric

  • Australian greenhouse reporting act amended to aid flexibility

    The Minister for Climate Change, Senator Penny Wong, and the Minister Assisting the Minister for Climate Change, Greg Combet, has released an amendment to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 that increases flexibility and lowers costs for businesses that are required to report their greenhouse gas emissions and energy information. Industry stakeholders have highlighted that ...


    By Australian Government

  • Greenhouse gases should be cut 80% by 2050, Climate Committee

    Eighteen months after it began work, Parliament's Temporary Committee on Climate Change called for an 80% cut in greenhouse gases by 2050, binding interim targets to improve energy efficiency 20% by 2020 and incentives to encourage everyone to do their bit. Meeting Tuesday to adopt the final report, the 60-member committee said, 'climate change is both more rapid and more serious in terms of its ...


    By European Parliament

  • MIT analysis shows how cap-and-trade plans can cut greenhouse emissions

    Researchers at MIT's Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research have produced a report concerning key design issues of proposed 'cap-and-trade' programs that are under consideration in the United States as a way of curbing greenhouse gas emissions. The first contribution of the three-part study found that, based on an examination of the European Union's system and of similar U.S. ...

  • Food Security - an issue for the UK too, says Soil Association

    For its annual World Food Day (Thurs 16 Oct), the UN Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) rightly focuses on the 923 million people suffering from malnutrition in the South - highlighting climate change as the key factor threatening their long-term food security. In the short-term, rising oil prices have led to increasing food costs and scarcities, provoking riots in over a dozen countries ...


    By Soil Association

  • New ‘cool’ initiative to slash UN’s own emission of greenhouse gases

    In a bid to have the United Nations lead by example, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today unveiled “Cool UN,” a three-pronged initiative which seeks to limit the use of air conditioning, slash greenhouse gas emissions and save money. The new programme – which will begin this Friday – will raise the thermostats at the Secretariat building in New York by five degrees from 72 to 77 degrees Fahrenheit ...


    By United Nations

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