Environmental Truck Convoy Calls Upon Federal Support for Smog-Free, Reduced GHG Tractor-Trailers
With Parliament Hill serving as the backdrop, and federal government officials and representatives of the US Environmental Protection Agency on-hand, a convoy of smog-free, greenhouse gas-fighting tractor-trailer units, converged on the nation's capital region today.
EPA To Develop Regulations for Geologic CO2 Sequestration
Today EPA announced plans to develop regulations to establish a clear path for geologic sequestration, a process of injecting captured carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, in deep rock formations for long-term storage.
Boston Irish Hotel Goes Green with Constellation NewEnergy
Constellation Energy today announced that its subsidiary, Constellation NewEnergy, has entered into a green electricity purchase agreement with the Jurys Boston Hotel.
Responding to Climate Change with Concrete Action
Carbon free destinations and interactive "eTourism" tools to advance a coherent response to climate challenge, are among the proposals discussed at the 2nd International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism held in Davos, Switzerland.
Americans Consider Global Warming an Urgent Threat, According to Nationwide Poll
A growing number of Americans consider global warming an important threat that calls for drastic action, and 40% say that a presidential candidate's position on the issue will strongly influence how they vote, according to a national survey conducted by Yale University, Gallup and the ClearVision Institute.
Dell is First Major Computer Company to go Carbon Neutral
Dell today became the first major computer manufacturer to commit to neutralizing the carbon impact of its worldwide operations, a significant extension of its global climate policy and environmental stewardship.
Scientists, Policymakers, and Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss Ocean Iron Fertilization
On September 26-27, scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) will host an international, interdisciplinary conference on the proposed "iron fertilization" of the ocean as a means to combat rising concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Engineer's Work May Reduce Jet Travel's Role in Global Warming
Princeton Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Fred Dryer has a lofty goal: end the nation's reliance on oil for jet travel.
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