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First EPA Report on Environmental Impacts of Energy Use in Leading Manufacturing Sectors

The Environmental Protection Agency has released a report on energy use trends in major manufacturing sectors that highlights the environmental implications of energy use.


Three Scientific Societies Applaud Climate Change Report

Following the release of the report, the presidents of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) issued this statement today:

"The Climate Change report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change underscores the need to drastically improve the way we manage our agricultural resources.


Independent Survey Confirms Global Warming is the #1 Environmental Concern for New Brunswickers

A New Brunswick survey conducted in mid February by Corporate Research Associates (CRA) as part of The Atlantic Quarterly confirms that global warming is the leading environmental issue.


Vebnet Launches First-Ever Payroll Giving Carbon Offset Scheme

Vebnet, the leading supplier of technology and support services for employee benefits, today announces a ground-breaking service which enables 250,000 UK employees to help combat climate change directly through their monthly pay.


Supreme Court Rules Government Authorized to Curb Vehicle Global Warming Pollution

By ruling today that the Environmental Protection Agency has the authority to regulate carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants from cars and trucks, the US Supreme Court "came down on the side of common sense," according to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).


Environmental Defense Campaign Urges Congress to Put a Cap on Carbon

Environmental Defense today announced the launch of a new national media campaign urging the US Congress to put a firm cap on carbon emissions, highlighting the need for an economy-wide limit on global warming pollution to meet the climate challenge.


Environmental, Community Groups Announce Important Energy Agreement with Major Utility

In a groundbreaking agreement that can serve as a model for environmental groups and utilities working together, the Sierra Club, Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), and the Concerned Citizens of Platte County (CCPC) have agreed on a set of initiatives to offset carbon dioxide (CO2) and reduce other emissions for the Kansas City-based utility.


During Earth Month, Whole Foods Market Encourages Shoppers to Try CO2 Weight Loss Program

Whole Foods Market, the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket and America's first national certified organic grocer, today announced that it has created a "diet" plan not for the waist but rather for "waste" to help shoppers reduce their carbon footprint on planet Earth.



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