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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2011
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UN targets black carbon emissions

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Happy Earth Day: 10 Links to Reduce Our Carbon Heel-Prints

When I became a mother, I became very conscious about the affect my daily living makes on the planet. Well, let me be honest, it begin with wanting to conserve energy to save money, however, it soon turned into what can I do to make sure that all the wonders of the earth are here for my children to enjoy. So, while reading on how to conserve energy, I began following links that took me to stories on the benefits of recycling. We all know the number one reason to recycle, saving the trees…

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Schools aim to reduce carbon footprint

While the Vernon School District is doing all it can to reduce its carbon footprint, it still ended up paying out more than $70,000 to offset the amount of carbon dioxide it produces.

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Take steps to reduce your carbon footprint

Do you know what your carbon footprint is?

You should.

A carbon footprint is the measure of carbon dioxide man-made global warming greenhouse gas that is released into the atmosphere as you go about your daily life.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2011
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Local bus manufacturer reduces its carbon footprint

Thomas Built Buses recently went on a journey to become a zero-waste-to-landfill company that presented a bit of a challenge keeping up with its employees and their enthusiasm.

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2011
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Overstock.com Offers Carbon-Neutral Shipping, for Free

If you follow environmental issues, there’s no doubt your e-mail inbox has been filled with messages in recent days and weeks. It’s Earth Day, Earth Month, green season. One message that caught my eye, though, was an announcement from Overstock.com that it will now be offering carbon-neutral shipping under a partnership with the Carbonfund.org Foundation. Oh, it must just be for Earth Day. No, it’s from now on. Well then there must be a catch. Sure: This only applies to purchases from the big O’s Worldstock Fair Trade inventory. OK, that’s something to support. But how much extra does it cost?

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  • Published: Apr 29th, 2011
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Reduce your carbon footprint

AMHERST, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – This Earth Day, celebrate our planet by creating a more beautiful, enjoyable, sustainable, and energy saving landscape experience. To share tips on how you can reduce your carbon footprint, starting with your landscape, is Julia Aiello with Nativescapes Gardening .

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2011
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Whats in a carbon footprint? Depends.

Its something of a green truism: Reduce your carbon footprint. And if you can do so as you trek along the grocery aisles, all the better on this 42nd Earth Day.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2011
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Lycoming pledges to reduce carbon footprint

Farm scheme will reap only minimal carbon cuts, says department

THE federal government’s plan to pay farmers to reduce carbon emissions will be of little help to Australia’s pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 5 per cent by 2020, estimates show.

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  • Published: Apr 28th, 2011
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Donating one week of carbon emissions

This Earth Week, officials with the Colorado Carbon Fund aim to raise money by encouraging individuals, businesses and organizations to donate the equivalent of a week’s worth of transportation and energy use.

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  • Published: Apr 26th, 2011
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ENER-G prepares to pump up the returns on low carbon heating

Installing ground and water source heat pumps has become more financially attractive for organisations of all types, thanks to the governments commitment to incentivise sustainable low carbon heating technology under the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme.

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  • Published: Apr 26th, 2011
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Four Everyday Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Reducing your carbon footprint may involve big choices and lifestyle changes, but it can also involve small choices that add up day after day. Here are five everyday ways you can be greener:

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Online calculator allows households track and try to reduce carbon footprint

Tips to reduce your carbon footprint frequently include buying compact florescent light bulbs, taking your own bag to the grocery store or buying local produce. But how much difference do these actions make?

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  • Published: Apr 24th, 2011
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Case on Carbon Emissions Before U.S. Supreme Court

Who has the authority to order utilities to cut their carbon emissions? That’s what the U.S. Supreme Court will hearing arguments about Tuesday, in a case that pits the Obama administration against environmentalists.

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  • Published: Apr 23rd, 2011
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Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence commences operations

Dubai, UAE, 19 April 2011: The Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) announced today at Dubai Global Energy Forum 2011, that it has now commenced operations and introduced its portfolio of board members. Under the directive of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, the DCCE was launched in 2011 through an agreement between the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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  • Published: Apr 21st, 2011
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Gulf Air picks low carbon leather for seats

Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, has selected the new low carbon leather for its Falcon Gold class seats on its A320 fleet.

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  • Published: Apr 21st, 2011
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Location And Lifestyle Matter For Carbon Footprint

(Newsroom America) — Tips to reduce your carbon footprint frequently include buying compact florescent light bulbs, taking your own bag to the grocery store or buying local produce. But how much difference do these actions make?

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WA IT Awards recognises carbon reducing technology

Innovation in carbon reduction technology has been recognised at the Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAITTAs) this week, with Greensense taking home the award for best product.

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WA IT Awards recognises carbon reducing technology

Innovation in carbon reduction technology has been recognised at the Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAITTAs) this week, with Greensense taking home the award for best product.

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Online Calculator Allows Households to Track Carbon Footprint

ScienceDaily (Apr. 16, 2011) Tips to reduce your carbon footprint frequently include buying compact florescent light bulbs, taking your own bag to the grocery store or buying local produce. But how much difference do these actions make?

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  • Published: Apr 20th, 2011
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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Riding the Bus

Want to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? FirstGroup America, the largest provider of ground transportation services in North America, suggests you leave your car in the garage and take the bus!

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  • Published: Apr 19th, 2011
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Low carbon future mapped out for HGVs

A long-term strategy aimed at helping manufacturers of commercial vehicles and construction equipment move to low carbon solutions has been published.

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PMC Develops New Online Resource to Help Municipalities Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

Carbon Conscious is saving municipalities time and money in their efforts to meet their 2020 greenhouse gas reduction targets

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Riding the Bus

CINCINNATI, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Want to reduce your carbon footprint this Earth Day? FirstGroup America, the largest provider of ground transportation services in North America, suggests you leave your car in the garage and take the bus!

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