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Outotec ranks third in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index

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Outotec is ranked the third best Nordic company by Carbon Disclosure Project in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, which is a key component of CDP’s annual Nordic 200 Report.

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  • Published: Oct 29th, 2010
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Bill Gates, Google’s Brin Fund Fight for Carbon Law

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Clean-energy investors and environmentalists in California raised $11.9 million in the past two weeks to snuff out a challenge, backed by oil refiners Tesoro Corp. and Valero Energy Corp., to the states global- warming laws.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers: Chopped carbon footprint by 20% in two years

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Computerworld – Where do you start when your company demands a 20% reduction in its carbon footprint? At PricewaterhouseCoopers, it wasn’t enough to just pursue high-profile projects, such as building the LEED Gold-certified data center that came online in January.

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  • Published: Oct 29th, 2010
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State of Indiana: Standardizing PCs helped save money, reduce carbon emissions

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Computerworld – When Mitch Daniels took office as governor of Indiana in 2005, he created the Office of Technology and charged it with creating more-efficient IT operations. That mandate meant improving IT services as well as creating a more environmentally friendly technology platform, says state CIO Brian Arrowood.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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First carbon footprint labeling hits shelves

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Sea scallops became China’s first food product to have a label showing their carbon footprint on Friday.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
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Japanese car maker steps up efforts to reduce carbon footprint

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MANILA, PhilippinesRecognizing that vehicles are big contributors to pollution, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. is stepping up efforts to reduce its own carbon footprint by implementing various environment-saving measures in its Sta. Rosa, Laguna manufacturing facility.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Mecca Bingo Leads the Way in Carbon Emissions

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Many bingo operators tend to have an emphasise on pink right now as they show their support for the Breakthrough for Cancer charity. Mecca Bingo is also showing its greener side at the moment with a new energy saving drive. The gaming giant is giving its customers free Water Widgets and Lime Energy Savings. The manufacturers of the gadgets have suggested that they can save households up to

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Danish embassy starts carbon project

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THE Danish Embassy has signed a five-year agreement with the Uganda Carbon Bureau (UCB) to purchase carbon credits from various projects in Uganda.

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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ATA Supports Fuel Economy Standards for Reducing Carbon Emissions

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The American Trucking Associations has adopted a carbon emissions control policy supporting a national fuel economy standard for trucks, rather than government actions to increase fuel prices or alternative fuel mandates.

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What is carbon footprint of your gadget?

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
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Opinion: Arable Farmer Focus: Andrew Charlton checks his farms carbon footprint

World Green Tourism Abu Dhabi to go ‘Carbon Neutral’ with Philips

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  • Published: Oct 28th, 2010
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WVU economist to study farm carbon emissions

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  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010
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Retailers to get no reward for low carbon efforts

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  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010
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UK ‘needs new entrants’ to meet govt’s zero carbon target

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Hosting firm UKFast becomes carbon neutral

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  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010
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Demand for carbon credits will continue

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Why Can’t We Innovate Our Way To A Carbon-Free Energy Future?

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  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010
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Carbon tax in the U.K.: What does it mean for U.S. debate?

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  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010
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Chicago Climate Exchange will keep doors open with carbon offset trading

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Green Carbon Center takes all-inclusive view of energy

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Rice University has created a Green Carbon Center to bring the benefits offered by oil, gas, coal, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and other energy sources together in a way that will not only help ensure the world’s energy future but also provide a means to recycle carbon dioxide into useful products.

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Increase In Cattle Farming Causing 12 Billion Tons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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Oct 22,2010 – An increase in the demand for beef, leather and other agricultural products has lead to intensified deforestation in the Amazon Jungle, according to recent report released by several leading environmental groups. This amounts to a yearly loss of more than 30 million acres of tropical forests, a staggering number raising global concern due to its impact on biodiversity and climate change. The root cause, an increase in cattle ranching, has been responsible for up to 12 billion tons of additional carbon dioxide emission in the last decade

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  • Published: Oct 26th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Firms urged to act now on carbon levels

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A CONSTRUCTION chief claims businesses in Leeds need to act now to gain the skills needed to reduce their carbon levels.
Mark Farrar, chief executive of CITB-ConstructionSkills, has launched the “Cut the Carbon” campaign to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) meet the demand for low-carbon construction.

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  • Published: Oct 26th, 2010
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Carbon dioxide experiment promotes bad science

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The University of Maine Cooperative Extension is promoting bad science with is 2010 National Science Experiment 4-H2O.

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