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British Gas Launches Greenest Energy Tariff

British Gas has announced it is launching two new green energy tariffs, Zero Carbon, which will be the greenest tariff available on the domestic market and Future Energy.


Experiment Suggests Limitations to Carbon Dioxide 'Tree Banking'

While 10 years of bathing North Carolina pine tree stands with extra carbon dioxide did allow the trees to grow more tissue, only those pines receiving the most water and nutrients were able to store significant amounts of carbon that could offset the effects of global warming, scientists told a national meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).


Sir Richard Branson to Chair PICNIC Green Challenge Jury

The PICNIC Green Challenge, a creative international competition hosted by the Dutch Postcode Lottery and cross-media event PICNIC, is pleased to announce that Sir Richard Branson (The Virgin Group) will chair its jury.


Nottingham Centre to Help UK to Meet its Carbon Targets

Cutting-edge technology that 'captures' polluting carbon dioxide and stores it permanently inside rocks will be developed at a new £1,1m research centre at The University of Nottingham.


Canadians Say the Environment And Global Warming are Top Issues

The environment and global warming - mentioned by one-third of the population as top issues - continues to be seen as the most important issue affecting the world today, far ahead of war (7%), turmoil in Iraq and the Middle East (6%), conflict in Afghanistan (5%) and poverty (5%), according to a new survey by TNS Canadian Facts.


'Planning' to Save the Planet: Efficient Mobile Network Planning Significantly Reduces CO2 Emissions

Mobile network operators are creating a global annual excess carbon footprint equivalent to running nearly 3 million 3-bedroom family homes, according to research undertaken by Actix, the recognized global leader for systems that enhance mobile network customer experience.


U.S. Climate Action Partnership Expands Membership to Over 30 Organizations

The Xerox Corporation and NRG Energy, Inc have joined the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), the group announced today.


Abbott Goes Carbon Neutral with U.S. Fleet

Abbott, the global health care company, announced today that it is the first FORTUNE 500 company to go "carbon neutral" with its entire US fleet of company sales vehicles.



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