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  • Published: Sep 20th, 2011
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Shopping centres ‘must get greener, quicker’

UK shopping centre owners must speed up the way in which they reduce the carbon footprint of their sites, a leading property expert said this week. Angus McIntosh, director at global real estate 

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What are carbon credits?

In the voluntary carbon offset market, individuals and businesses purchase carbon credits on a voluntary basis in order to lower their carbon footprint, or the total amount of carbon emissions that result from their activities. Carbon offsets can 

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  • Published: May 12th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Quick gains for cutting your carbon footprint

Reducing your farm’s carbon footprint may seem like yet another government requirement to make your life more difficult, but ongoing research has found making changes can bring significant financial benefits.
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  • Published: May 12th, 2011
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Businesses increasingly focused on reducing carbon emissions

Small businesses operating in various industries across the UK could be among those interested in the recent comments of one expert regarding carbon reduction.

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  • Published: May 11th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Trash company reduced its carbon footprint

Sustainability of buildings is crucial to carbon reduction in Britain. Ive fought for years to get greener buildings taken seriously by successive governments, and so Im delighted that a zero carbon target for new builds was confirmed by the chancellor in Marchs Budget.

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  • Published: May 11th, 2011
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Government is serious about zero carbon

Sustainability of buildings is crucial to carbon reduction in Britain. Ive fought for years to get greener buildings taken seriously by successive governments, and so Im delighted that a zero carbon target for new builds was confirmed by the chancellor in Marchs Budget.

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Europe’s carbon policies bolster a b.c. bioenergy industry

When Regina and Peter Pretterhofer built their new home in the city of Graz, Austria, they decided to give up fossil fuels and adopt a nationwide trend toward alternative energy to keep them warm during the snowy Austrian winters

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Turkey needs new low-carbon economy model

Turkey needs alternative finance models to integrate into the green economy while decreasing carbon emission and implementing international requirements, said the head of the Turkish Industry and Business Association, or TÜSİAD, during a meeting in Istanbul on Thursday.

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Directors cool on carbon price and broadband

TWO of the federal government’s biggest initiatives – the national broadband network and a carbon price – will not be positive for business or Australia, according to more than half of 500 company directors surveyed by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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  • Published: May 10th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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Jamaica Plain Businesses Learn to Reduce Carbon Footprints

The Sustainable Business Leader Program aims to provide a unique and affordable course of action that small to medium-sized, locally and independently owned businesses can follow to become more ecologically conscious.

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  • Published: May 10th, 2011
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U.K. Urged to Abolish Renewable Goals, Spend Less to Cut CO2

Britain should abolish its renewable energy targets and focus on less costly ways to cut carbon- dioxide emissions, according to researchers at Policy Exchange.

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Europes carbon policies bolster a B.C. bioenergy industry

When Regina and Peter Pretterhofer built their new home in the city of Graz, Austria, they decided to give up fossil fuels and adopt a nationwide trend toward alternative energy to keep them warm during the snowy Austrian winters.

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  • Published: May 9th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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PrintCity shares guide for carbon footprinting

The PrintCity Alliance has published a new

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  • Published: May 7th, 2011
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USAID Jordan trains more than 30 new Carbon Reduction Managers

In line with its continued efforts to raise awareness on environment hazards and to assist the design of solutions that address these challenges, USAID Jordan Economic Development Program in cooperation with the Jordan Energy Chapter -EDAMA Association and American Energy Engineers Association (AEE) held in its premises a three days course for Carbon Reduction Managers which was attended by around 30 Jordanian engineers from the public and private sectors.

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Environmental expert gives advice to reduce carbon footprint

“Reduce, reduce, reduce.”

That was the message Alison Gannett had for 50 attendees at a conference about combating global warming at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort on Sunday.

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To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, Ride The Bus

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) – To put yourself on the road to preserving the ecology and your own economy, it may pay to take the bus.

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Carbon accounting system is mad as a hatter

If there was a pub where you could drink your fill and leave the hangover with the landlord, would you go there? Idle dreaming, but this is the deal in the world of carbon accounting, where responsibility is shared out among countries, and targets set for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Low-Carbon Economy Will Require Public-Private Cooperation: GE CEO

Business leaders have emphasized the need for collaboration with emerging-market governments and community groups to address the environmental challenges facing the world.

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So, what about carbon emissions?

OTTAWA Stephen Harper is warning that the NDP’s plan to reduce carbon emissions would increase gasoline prices. But the reality is that Canadians would likely feel more pain at the pumps under any of the main political parties.

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Reducing Carbon Emissions by Re-using IT Hardware

DURABILIT BV, a leading supplier of refurbished network hardware has developed a methodology which enables companies to get a clear insight into how much CO2 emissions are reduced when deploying used hardware rather than new. The DURABILIT Greener Network Calculator, was developed in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Ir. Krikke, Supply Chain Management at the Open University, the Netherlands.

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Utilities Protest Carbon Caps

Greenhouse gas rules in New Mexico just cant catch a break. After escaping Gov. Susana Martinezand demise in the Legislaturetheyre in the crosshairs of utility companies.

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Unions recognise need to price carbon, Swan says

Treasurer Wayne Swan says unions understand the need to price carbon and that it will create jobs in new industries.

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  • Published: May 2nd, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Army could drastically cut its carbon ‘bootprint’

Laser-powered solar cells are one potential power source says Institution of Mechanical Engineers member staff sergeant Graham Thornton.

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Climate Institute supports Carbon Farming Initiative

A Federal Government report says the Carbon Farming Initiative will cut more than 10 per cent of carbon emissions from land-use by 2020.

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  • Published: May 1st, 2011
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Royal wedding crowds urged to lighten carbon footprint

THE CARBON footprint of Fridays royal wedding in London could be 10 times the annual emissions from Buckingham Palace, even though it will be turning off the lights that night

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