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  • Solving the Challenge of Emissions Reduction in Buildings?

    As commitments to CO2 reductions begin to bite in many countries, one of the key battlegrounds against rising emissions will be in the cities and, in particular, greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Targeting the appropriate buildings, mandating appropriate solutions and creating suitable policies and strategies (regulation and incentives) have been problematic - until now. A promising ...


    By Taylor & Francis (USA)

  • UK urges Europe on 50% ambition on emissions reductions

    Today, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey challenged Europe to set their emissions reduction target to 50% by 2030 on 1990 levels as part of an ambitious global deal to tackle climate change in 2015. The decarbonisation of the EU economy is fundamental to tackling climate change, whilst ensuring that all sources of power generation play an important role in this ...

  • Synterprise Global Consulting Introduces Widespread Availability of the Ecotube System to Deliver Significant Biomass Combustion Improvement and Emissions Reduction

    Chattanooga, TN.  Synterprise Global Consulting, a leading combustion engineering and CMMS, Reliability, and Outage Management ...


    By Synterprise

  • First emission reduction purchase agreement will boost expansion of hydropower - EIB

    On 18 August 2008, Ani Hydro Corporation OJSC and Stichting Carbon Purchase Intermediary (CPI) signed an emission reduction purchase agreement (ERPA) for the sale and purchase of certified emission reductions to be generated by the Jradzor Small Hydroelectric Project in Akhuryan in western Armenia. Stichting CPI is the special purpose vehicle created to acquire carbon credits for the participants ...

  • Global finance community seeks action on carbon emissions reductions

    Banking and financial giants Banco Santander, Banesto, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria  (BBVA), Henderson Group plc and APG Asset management joined together in calling for cost effective action on reducing carbon emissions. They are just some of the newest members of the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a project ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • HP Announces Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Goal

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve its product manufacturing and supply chain operations, HP today announced a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for its first-tier manufacturing and product-transportation supply chain partners. HP’s goal, a first for the information technology (IT) industry, is to drive a 20 percent decrease in its first-tier manufacturing and product ...


    By HP

  • The CarbonNeutral Company Offers GoldPower: Renewable Energy With Additional Carbon Emissions Reductions

    The CarbonNeutral Company is making available GoldPower, a megawatt hour renewable energy product which also guarantees a reduction in carbon emissions. This innovative product is particularly suitable for companies who are focused on the environmental impact of their electricity consumption but want to be sure of a corresponding reduction in ...


    By The CarbonNeutral Company

  • ENER-G is highly commended for innovation in CHP emissions reduction

    ENER-G's UK research, development, engineering and manufacturing teams have designed and developed  a new range of 'ultra-low' NOx Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems.   The technology is achieving emissions levels five times lower than the most widely accepted limit ...


    By ENER-G

  • Trinity Consultants assists city of Flagstaff, AZ with greenhouse gas emissions management

    Nationwide environmental consulting firm Trinity Consultants was selected by the City of Flagstaff, Arizona to assist in fulfilling its commitment to reducing locally generated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As part of its participation in the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, the City committed to exceeding Kyoto Protocol targets and reducing locally generated GHG emissions seven ...

  • UK government consults on how emissions trading auctions will be implemented

    A consultation exploring how auctions for the second phase of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme could work was published by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on Friday. The consultation outlines four key proposals for how emissions trading auctions could be structured in the UK.  It suggests: Auctions or sales of carbon allowances will take place on a quarterly ...


  • Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

    If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the subject, issues and principles because I’m not going to ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • NHS faced with carbon reduction challenge

    The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) trusts have less than 20 months to meet an ambitious target to slash NHS carbon emissions by 15 percent. The NHS sustainable development unit put a draft carbon reduction strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, out to consultation at the end of May. It sparked such debate among managers that the consultation period has been extended to the end of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Honeywell Eliminating Inventory of Certain Ozone-Depleting Materials, Selling Resulting Emission Reduction Credits

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has begun destroying inventories of certain ozone-depleting refrigerants and selling the resulting emission reduction credits for use in California's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. The company has already destroyed more than 27,000 pounds of CFC-11, a chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant with one of the highest ozone-depleting potentials.  It ...


    By Honeywell

  • Tetra Tech Awarded EPA Methane Emissions Reduction Contracts Valued at More Than $32 Million Combined

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded two contracts to support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its efforts to reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas and potential source of clean energy. The first is a five-year, $22 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide technical and ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • American Carbon Registry Approves First Carbon Offset Methodology for Emission Reductions from Deltaic Wetland Restoration

    A revolutionary new tool is now available to help restore the Gulf of Mexico's disappearing coastal wetlands -- Louisiana's first line of defense against damaging hurricanes like Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Isaac. Funded by Entergy Corporation, developed by New Orleans-based ...


    By Entergy

  • Chronopost reduces emissions

    Express delivery specialist Chronopost took advantage of sustainable development week to issue a report on the first two years' operations of its urban logistics centre (ELU) beneath the Place de la Concorde in ...


  • Carbon Reduction Scheme can boost bottom-line

    The government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) should not be seen as an overhead, but an opportunity to sharpen competitive edge in the face of the current recession. Consultants at sustainable power company ENER-G believe the CRC can be used as a springboard to boost bottom-line performance by reducing energy costs, while enhancing corporate social responsibility programmes.This view is ...


    By ENER-G

  • Global 500 emissions on the rise

    A new report released by Thomson Reuters on greenhouse gas (GHG) examining emissions data from the world’s 500 largest businesses (the Global 500) shows emissions from this group are trending upwards despite reduction targets announced by many members. Written in collaboration with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Government delivers on emissions plan

    The federal government has released detail of an aggressive regulatory framework designed to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions by 20% of 2006 levels by 2020. Building on the Turning the Corner framework announced in April 2007, the new federal plan outlines details of a national carbon offset trading program as well as progressively tougher new regulations to tackle emissions from ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New measures for the Australian Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme

    The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme will be phased in from 1 July 2011 and a new, ambitious 25 per cent by 2020 target has been put on the table, as part of a package of new measures announced today by the Rudd Government. The package includes: A delay in the start date of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme of one year, to manage the impacts of the global recession. To further assist ...


    By Australian Government

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