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  • Published: Apr 25th, 2011
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Honeywell and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Reduce Campus Utility Costs and Carbon Dioxide Emissions

MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has completed the company’s first energy-efficient building upgrades at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), which will save the school an estimated $620,000 in annual energy costs. The work is part of a multi-phase, $21.7-million energy conservation and infrastructure renewal program that will improve comfort and efficiency in university facilities while cutting utility costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Published: Mar 29th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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evian Crushes Carbon Footprint with Lighter, Easier to Recycle Bottle

WHITE PLAINS, NY (March 16, 2011)

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  • Published: Mar 19th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Carbon emissions are driven down as cars become more efficient

THE amount of carbon dioxide produced by new cars fell by around a fifth last year compared with a decade ago, industry figures out today showed.

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  • Published: Mar 18th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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HP Expands Energy and Carbon Monitoring Services

Packard on Thursday announced a new portfolio of services to determine and implement ways to cut energy costs and carbon emissions across organizations.

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  • Published: Mar 15th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Bigger trucks to deliver larger carbon savings

Longer trucks could prove better for the environment, save carbon emissions and reduce traffic congestion, one of Europe’s largest transport companies has said.

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European Failure on Carbon May Cripple Economy, Climate Strategies Says

The European Union will face a

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K3 AX Helps Spearhead a Drive to Help Businesses Reduce their Carbon Footprint

K3 AX is helping to promote a new application for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers which could help them reduce energy overheads and their carbon footprint.

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  • Published: Feb 9th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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New LED lights decrease citys carbon footprint

New Brunswick is taking strides to reduce its electricity bill and carbon footprint with the installation of single-headed LED light fixtures along George Street.

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Carbon price will cost economy: Garnaut

The federal government’s key adviser on climate change has flagged there will be a greater cost to the economy and Australian businesses under any future emissions regime, including a possible higher starting price, as a result of years of inaction on tackling the issue.

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Swedish Family Goes On Carbon Reduction Quest with Volvo Electric Car

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Sea change: cutting shippings carbon emissions

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Shipping has long be one of the worlds ‘invisible industries

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  • Published: Jan 13th, 2011
  • Category: USA
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SAP’s Plan to Make Money by Cutting Carbon

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Three years ago, software provider SAP was informed by one of its customers, a large European telecommunications company, that their business relationship would cease unless SAP produced a report detailing its energy use and greenhouse-gas footprint. A growing number of companies headquartered in Europe, as SAP is, were producing such documents along with their traditional annual reports. “It went from a nice-to-have to a must-have,” says Rami Branitzky, the managing director of SAP Labs North America.

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  • Published: Jan 9th, 2011
  • Category: UK
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Reading leads the charge to low carbon heating

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Council tax payers in Reading could save money now Reading Borough Council has become the only local authority in Britain to benefit from

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Press Release: CrossTec Corporation Aims to Reduce Costs and Carbon Emissions for Organizations in 2011

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CrossTec Corporation Aims to Reduce Costs and Carbon Emissions for Organizations in 2011

CrossTec Corporation, leading provider of Remote Control and IT Asset Management tools, aims to focus on helping businesses and educational institutions reduce costs and go green in 2011. CrossTec Corporation has an arsenal of integrated products geared towards streamlining and simplifying IT while reducing operational costs and carbon emissions.

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Cancun Climate Change Conference agrees plan to cut carbon emissions

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To rapturous applause, they signed up to the first truly global climate change agreement under the umbrella of the United Nations, following all-night talks in Cancun.

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  • Published: Dec 9th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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3M Wins Best in Class in Carbon War Room

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Billionaire entrepreneurs like Ted Turner and Sir Richard Branson probably know a winning business prospect when they see one. For such corporate heavyweights to take part in the Carbon War Rooms first ever Gigaton Awards for low-carbon leadership suggests that private sector climate action is still going strong. Its not something that Best in Class winner 3M takes lightly, even after shedding more than 77 percent of its 1990 emissions.

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Commentary: Developed countries unlikely to meet 2012 deadline of carbon reduction due to poor action

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BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) — Developed countries are good at talking about emission reduction ideals, but lack concrete efforts to walk their talk. Inevitably, they failed to meet the 2012 deadline as set in the Kyoto Protocol

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  • Published: Dec 8th, 2010
  • Category: India
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India proposes a system to monitor carbon pollution reductions

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As nations seek an international agreement to reduce global warming pollution, one of the biggest issues on the table is transparency. When a country says it has reduced emissions, other nations want to know they mean it. Transparency and accountability provisions are an essential building block of an effective international system to address greenhouse gas emissions.

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Government told to increase carbon cut target

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Analysis by the Federal Government’s Department of Climate Change shows Australia needs to adopt a new minimum target in its emissions reductions.

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Study Finds Electric Vehicles Can Help Toronto Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

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Electric vehicles could contribute up to 37% of Torontos annual target for GHG emissions reductions by 2030, according to a new report released by Canada-based environmental NGO Pollution Probe. Higher reductions were associated with a greater proportion of commercial-duty electric vehicles within the vehicle mix.

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Join the girls and cut the carbon

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Marlborough Girls’ College environmental prefect Josie Broadbent

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  • Published: Sep 25th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Carbon Trust Standard Awarded to Sims Group UK

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Sims Group UK Limited has become the first specialist metals and electronics recycling company in the UK to be awarded the Carbon Trust Standard after taking action to manage and reduce its carbon emissions across all of its UK operations.

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  • Published: Sep 23rd, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Big carbon saving with new doors

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EVERY window and door at Grimsby’s Municipal Offices is being replaced in a bid to make the building more energy efficient.

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  • Published: Sep 18th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Cut carbon emissions or risk legislation, farmers warned

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Farming must show it is on target to reduce carbon emissions by 10% by 2020 or risk having mitigation measures imposed by government, Yara’s Mark Tucker warned growers at a Syngenta vegetable crops open day.

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  • Published: Sep 17th, 2010
  • Category: USA
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Opinion: Carbon emissions is real threat to Floridians

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If this summer’s record-breaking heat felt unbearable, just imagine what’s in store if the pollution that drives up temperatures continues unabated.

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