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  • Morgan Stanley recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for leadership in carbon emissions mitigation

    Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that it has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets, for the action it is taking to reduce emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. CDP has included Morgan Stanley in its Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI). This index highlights companies within the ...

  • Americans` carbon emissions twice as big as others, says new MIT research

    Whether you live in a mansion or you are homeless on the street, whether you enjoy eating only raw fruits and vegetables or you must have filet mignon, whether you are a jet-setter or a home-bound retiree - anyone who lives in the United States contributes more than twice as much greenhouse gas to the atmosphere as the per capita global average. A class at the Massachusetts Institute of ...

  • Greenstone Carbon Management to exhibit at Green IT Expo

    Greenstone Carbon Management, the global specialist carbon solutions company, has announced that it will be exhibiting at The Green IT Expo on the 10th – 11th November 2009. Greenstone will showcase its carbon accounting software suite Acco2unt* and the recent addition Green IT. Green IT allows large organisations to accurately audit and rationalise their IT estate – such as desktop computers, ...


    By Greenstone

  • Business achievements in reducing waste recognised by Carbon Trust

    Carbon Trust launches world’s first international standard for organisational waste reduction, adding to its existing standards for carbon and water reduction. Whitbread, PwC and AkzoNobel Decorative Paints UK become first companies to achieve the triple crown of Carbon Trust certifications for carbon, water and waste. The FA and Renishaw also awarded the new Carbon Trust Waste Standard. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • California cities and counties invited to low-carbon workshops

    California's cities and counties must take action now to combat global warming by limiting emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, says California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr.  In 534 letters mailed statewide, Brown invited mayors, local planning directors, and county supervisors to attend workshops this spring where they can learn practical ways of reducing greenhouse ...

  • Dirtiest 30 Power Plants Spew 10 Percent of Europe`s Carbon

    BRUSSELS, Belgium (ENS) - The 30 dirtiest power stations in Europe were responsible for 10 percent of all European Union emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in 2006, finds a new analysis issued Thursday by the global conservation group WWF. The title of dirtiest power stations goes to Greece's Agios Dimitrios and Kardia, owned by DEH, the Public Power Corporation ...

  • Carbon Trust awards Scottish Leather Group for exemplary energy saving measures

    Scottish Leather Group's energy saving measures has enabled the leading leather manufacturer to win the Carbon Trust's Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Award 2012 Scottish Leather Group's energy saving measures across its three sites in the west of Scotland has enabled the leading leather manufacturer to win the Carbon Trust's Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • National and Regional Commitments Drive Carbon Trading in Gap Left by Kyoto

    In its annual review, CCBJ brings readers up to date on the global carbon trading market and talks to U.S. companies positioning to deliver the carbon-related products and services that will be demanded in ever greater quantities in the United States over the next decade. After five consecutive years of robust growth, the total value of the global carbon market has stalled at around $142 billion ...

  • Greenstone Carbon Management to showcase at Green IT Expo, Barbican Exhibition Centre, London (UK)

    Greenstone Carbon Management, the global specialist carbon solutions company, has announced that it will be exhibiting at The Green IT Expo on the 10th – 11th November 2009. Greenstone will showcase its carbon accounting software suite Acco2unt* and the recent addition Green IT. Green IT allows large organisations to accurately audit and rationalise their IT estate – such as desktop computers, ...


    By RealWire

  • Dave matthews band caravan signs with ups to offset carbon footprint of its tour

    The Dave Matthews Band, a longtime leader in "greening" initiatives, is working with UPS (NYSE:UPS) to help create a more sustainable concert tour this summer. "We're joining the band to move the music in a sustainable way," said Ron Rogowski, UPS vice president, sponsorship & events. "We will demonstrate to the live music industry that speed, efficiency and reliability need not be sacrificed ...

  • The role of energy innovation in helping the UK to meet its low carbon and energy security goals

    Thank you Paul. Innovation is absolutely crucial to achieve this Coalition Government’s energy goals. But innovation isn’t just at the heart of my department’s agenda. Driving innovation throughout the UK economy is at the very heart of the Coalition’s Long Term Economic Plan. The UK has many strength’s in this area and we are delivering some very exciting ...

  • Microsoft taxes itself - will it be enough to drive change?

    This week, Microsoft is announcing an unusual initiative that it hopes will change how the company operates: an internal fee on carbon. Starting July 1st - the beginning of the company's fiscal year 2013 - the software giant will charge all of its 100-plus global offices and datacenters a fee for every ton of carbon they produce (mostly from plugging into the electric grid, so-called "indirect" ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Air pollution slows growth of coral reefs in the Caribbean

    Periods of slow growth observed in coral reefs in the Caribbean are caused by aerosols in the air from pollution and volcanic activity, recent research suggests. Aerosols cause cooler sea surface temperatures and reduce the amount of sunlight reaching the coral, both of which slow coral growth. Coral reefs are among the world’s most important ecosystems, providing habitats for many marine ...

  • Biodiversity loss: now for the hard part

    Last month's Nagoya summit on biodiversity reached some important agreements. The challenge is to ensure that they are fully implemented. What a difference a year makes. One year ago, those clamouring for strong international action to combat the effects of global warming were optimistically looking forward to a high-level meeting in Copenhagen they hoped would launch a new global ...


    By SciDev.Net

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