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  • Greenhouse Gas CO2 Sidetracked in Oceans` Twilight Zone

    WOODS HOLE, Massachusetts (ENS) - Climate experts have relied on the oceans to absorb enough of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide to slow global warming, but new research by an international team of scientists shows that the oceans may have little impact on changes in the atmosphere or climate. The research indicates that instead of sinking, carbon dioxide is often consumed by ...

  • Leading Corporations Cutting Greenhouse Gases says EPA

    EPA is today commending more than 150 businesses for working to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and advance the nation's climate change strategy at the agency's Climate Leaders conference in Boulder, Colo. Currently the largest corporate greenhouse gas goal-setting program in the United States, Climate Leaders has partners located in all 50 states representing ten percent of U.S. ...

  • COMPANY BEGINS R.A.W. CAMPAIGN WITH GOAL TO REDUCE WASTE AND GREENHOUSE GASES

    Every day across N. America, thousands of cars pull into a dealership or shop for service, and in order to protect the interior of a customer’s vehicle, those shops use disposable seat and floor covers. Approximately 65,000 tons of disposable seat and floor covers from the auto service industry are dumped into North American landfills each year. Added to that, over 130,000 tons of green house ...


  • COMPANY BEGINS R.A.W. CAMPAIGN WITH GOAL TO REDUCE WASTE AND GREENHOUSE GASES

    Every day across North America, thousands of cars pull into a dealership or shop for service, and in order to protect the interior of a customer's vehicle, those shops use disposable seat and floor covers. Approximately 65,000 tonnes of disposable seat and floor covers from the auto service industry are dumped into North American landfills each year. Added to that, over 130,000 tonnes of ...


  • Strengthen forest governance to reduce greenhouse gas emissions says IUCN

    After more than a week in Bali, forests appear to be strongly anchored at the center of everyone’s attention. The climate change discussions have been, to a very large extent, all about REDD – or Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation. The World Conservation Union (IUCN) was no latecomer in this debate. The first time that REDD was addressed in an official meeting of technical ...

  • 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. ...


  • Insight Management Corp.'s Subsidiaries Simpson Brothers Greenhouse and Simply Constructed in Joint Venture

    Insight Management Corp. (PINKSHEETS: ISIM), a provider of sustainable solutions including solar and wind energy systems and eco-friendly prefabricated homes, reports that Simpson Brothers Greenhouses announces that it has finalized plans to incorporate and utilize Simply Constructed technology products and superior technology in their greenhouse operations in Ovid, Michigan. Simpson Brothers ...


  • Boston area ranked 12th metropolitan area for ENERGY STAR labeled buildings

    EPA’s New England regional office is pleased to announce that the Boston metropolitan area continued in 2010 to be ranked in the top 25 metropolitan areas in the country for ENERGY STAR Labeled buildings. Boston was ranked number 12, up from number 13 in 2009. In 2010, 145 buildings in the Boston area, with more than 38.2 million square feet of floor space, earned the ENERGY STAR ...

  • Planet Panels’ Eco-friendly Products Become an Escalating Deman

    Planet Panels’ sustainable, eco-friendly living options are easily accessible and promising Calgary, Alberta (October 6, 2010) – Affordable green materials have become an increasing demand for home builders, as traditional construction materials decline in favour for more environmentallyfriendly offerings.  As housing accounts for 17 per cent of secondary energy use and 16 ...


    By Planet Panels

  • Des Moines Ranks Seventh on EPA’s Energy Star Mid-Size Cities List

    Des Moines, Iowa, ranks seventh on the just-released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) list of the top mid-size cities with the most Energy Star certified buildings in 2014. The Des Moines and West Des Moines area had 47 certified Energy Star buildings encompassing more than 4.8 million square feet in floor area. The 47 buildings saved more than $1.8 million in energy costs and energy ...

  • Cultivation of Jatropha in the Gambia

    IIMA Consultora, in alliance with the local company WOMY, founded ENVERGY GAMBIA LTD in 2007 to promote this project. The objective is to bring and extend the cultivation of this subtropical species in the country, from the seeds of which it is possible to extract oil valid for biodiesel production. Cultivation provides for the recovery of woody species in degraded and highly eroded soils, and ...


  • Department of energy opens investigation into alleged lighting efficiency violations

    Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced it had issued subpoenas to three companies who were identified as selling certain torchiere lamps that failed to meet federal energy efficiency standards. Under the subpoenas, Target Corporation, Addesso, Inc. and Habitex Corporation are required to submit detailed information about the design of these products and how the companies marketed and sold ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The seven habits of highly efficient companies

    Leading firms that give greater attention to energy efficiency report billions of dollars in savings and millions of tons of avoided greenhouse gas emissions, according to the new report 'From Shop Floor to Top Floor: Best Business Practices in Energy Efficiency' from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. This report stems from a historic shift in business leaders' perceptions of energy and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Vietnamese Fish Farmer Expands IPA System to Aquaponics

    Vũ Thị Thắm is among the first intensive pond aquaculture (IPA) adopters in Northern Vietnam, learning the IPA concept from a seminar organized by USSEC and Cargill in Hưng Yên, Vietnam in August 2016. Ms. Tham constructed an IPA fixed floor raceway by following the instruction of Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, a technical manager at Cargill, who joined the Shanghai ...

  • W2 Energy Purchases 30,000 Square Foot Facility

    W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it purchased 345 Woodlawn Road West in Guelph, Ontario. This property contains a 30,000 square foot, single floor office/factory space as well as seven acres of land. The company has purchased the facility for $1.15 Million which will be financed through a combination of private capital and vendor financing. ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • The Commercial Combined Heat and Power Market Is Expected to Be Worth More than $14 Billion Annually by 2024

    A recent report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market potential for commercial combined heat and power (CHP) systems for a range of building applications, including global market forecasts for system installations, installed capacity, average installation capacity size, and revenue through 2024. In light of concerns about grid reliability, demand ...

  • Conclusions of the IOC Conference at COP22

    The International Olive Council (IOC) participated in the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22), which was held in Marrakech (Morocco) from 7 to 18 November 2016, and whereby the UN sought to adopt a framework for action against global warming. For this event, the IOC invited all IOC member countries to ...

  • GM Leads in Energy Reduction Challenge, Saves $90 Million

    DETROIT, Dec. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – General Motors now has 54 facilities meeting a voluntary energy reduction challenge set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – more than any company worldwide. GM saves $90 million in energy costs as a result. To meet the ENERGY STAR®  ...


    By 3BL Media

  • UN to Outline Global Emissions Cuts Roadmap to Ward Off Worst Climate Impacts Ahead of Crucial Negotiations

    Press Conference on 19 November 2014, 10:00 a.m. (EST)/15:00 (GMT) Venue: The National Press Club, 529, 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington D.C Who Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General ...

  • Senate takes up energy bill amid Keystone squabble

    The Senate moved closer to a showdown over the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline Tuesday, as a related energy bill cleared an early procedural hurdle. Senators voted 79-20 to take up an energy efficiency bill that Keystone supporters want to amend with language authorizing immediate construction of the proposed pipeline from Canada to the United States. Despite the vote, the two parties were ...


    By Associated Press

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