Carbon Neutral

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Climate change bill ‘fails to set any targets’

Government proposals to reduce Ireland’s carbon emissions have been widely criticised for lacking targets, a clear vision and for potentially being too costly for businesses and households.The long-awaited climate change legislation commits Ireland to ... [Published Irish Examiner - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Growing Underground

Stand outside Snappy Snaps on Clapham High Street and you won’t see a single green field in any direction.Yet, just a few feet away, the Zero Carbon Food Company has a field some 2.5 hectares in size. Where is it? Well, it’s below your feet in an underground ... [Published Time & Leisure - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

How the Top-Rated Colleges for Sustainability Are Raising the Bar: From Princeton Review's Annual 'Guide to Green Colleges'

This year’s Earth Day and college graduation ceremonies set for next month provide a timely platform to spotlight what colleges and universities in the U.S. are doing to arm this generation’s ability to deal with the environmental challenges they will ... [Published The Energy Collective - Apr 22 2014]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Solar Tables Give College Students a Place to Recharge

Solar charging stations that double as canopied, café-style tables, have been installed this week at sites across the University of California, Riverside campus.Thirteen Carrier Glass Green Infrastructure ConnecTables Solar Charging Stations have been ... [Published Solar Novus Today - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Energy discount from royal sun alliance

Royal & Sun Alliance (R&SA), and its straight procedure , announced that from today it’s the very first insurer within the UNITED KINGDOM to become carbon neutral. The move is element of R&SA’s long-term strategy to reduce its environmental impact. ... [Published FreePressIndex.com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Colorado College's plan for its own solar array goes dark, triggering student protest

When students showed up bright and early at a Colorado Springs Utilities facility on April 11, they had reason to feel angry and betrayed.Because of the stance the city took on Colorado College's proposal to build its own 2-megawatt solar array, not only ... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

BMO Celebrates Earth Day by Managing its Own Environmental Footprint

- Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide- BMO is committed to carbon neutrality ... [Published ADVFN UK - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

On this Earth Day, Microsoft takes measure of the work it has done and the work ahead

With the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, Microsoft Chief Environmental Strategist Rob Bernard writes that in Microsoft offices around the world, employees are working on projects that not only reduce the company’s impact on the planet, but our customers’ ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

These 6 cities are among the greenest in the world

Solar-powered buses. Carbon neutral buildings. Motion-sensitive lights and water faucets.Sounds like something out of "The Jetsons."But cutting-edge technologies like these are already the norm in some of the world's greenest cities, where the environment ... [Published GlobalPost - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Copenhagen

The theme for Earth Day 2014 is ‘green cities’. As more and more people move to cities in search of jobs – and the reality of climate change becomes increasingly clear – the need to create sustainable communities is more important than ever. Recognised ... [Published European Space Agency - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Neutrality and water: Do they mix?

It is always tempting to use a simple term to explain a complex issue.Carbon neutral strategies are relatively common. It's a fairly simple concept that easily can be communicated to sustainability practitioners and to the layman. A company measures the ... [Published GreenBiz - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Carbon Neutral Design: How Do We Get There?

The METROPOLIS BlogSustainability calls for more than just good intent. It needs a plan — one that's critical, urgent, and integrated into everyday design and manufacturing practices.  3form , a responsible materials manufacturer for building and hardware ... [Published Metropolis Magazine - Apr 22 2014]

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"I feel combining the positions or eliminating one would be a step backwards," Roosa Millar said. "It would inhibit our ability to reach our 2020 carbon neutrality goal while teaching students to live sustainably because we would be pulling back the human resources."
...what likely happens in the natural hydrogenase system," said Morris Bullock of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory . "The catalyst is where the action is, but the natural enzyme has a huge protein surrounding the catalytic site. It would be hard to see what we have seen with our catalyst because of the complexity of the protein."
"The goal is to transform the way America uses energy" Slakey says. Using quarterfinal, semifinal, and final rounds, he hopes to make the competition into "the Super Bowl of energy efficiency."
"We're frustrated with the status quo of energy in Colorado Springs," Feldman says. "There are not options for people who want renewables. If Colorado Springs is interested in economic development, they ought to be heeding the voice of young people who want to stick around and start businesses here."

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New zero carbon technology installed for the fi... [Published Environment UK - 1 hour ago]
Victa survey reveals interesting insights into ... [Published Infolink - 2 hours ago]
Climate change bill ‘fails to set any targets’ [Published Irish Examiner - 3 hours ago]
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ASUM plan seeks to combine sustainability posit... [Published Montana Kaimin Online - 6 hours ago]
Growing Underground [Published Time & Leisure - 7 hours ago]
Seawater could be a future alternative fuel option [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - 9 hours ago]
Think.Eat.Drink ethically-sourced restaurant to... [Published Big Hospitality - 10 hours ago]
Google’s renewable energy purchase for datacent... [Published Computer Weekly - 10 hours ago]
Oregon Institute of Technology Recognized for I... [Published Ein News - 10 hours ago]
2nd Annual Broccoli City Festival Heads West Wi... [Published Prlog - 11 hours ago]
Nest Thermostat for Sale on Google Play Store [Published The Guardian Express - 12 hours ago]
Campaigners push for Lafarge Tarmac sustainable... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - 12 hours ago]
Halving hydrogen [Published Ein News - 13 hours ago]
Francis Slakey moves from scaling heights to gr... [Published Yahoo! News - 14 hours ago]
Francis Slakey moves from scaling heights to gr... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 14 hours ago]
Energy Fair to feature speakers from many indus... [Published Stevens Point Journal - 14 hours ago]
Halving hydrogen [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - 14 hours ago]
Letters to the Editor for April 23, 2014 [Published Gainesville Sun - 15 hours ago]
Solar Tables Give College Students a Place to R... [Published Solar Novus Today - 15 hours ago]
Climate Change Bill commits Ireland to emission... [Published Irish Times - 15 hours ago]
Nest Learning Thermostat heats up on Google Pla... [Published Recombu Mobile Phones - 16 hours ago]
Energy discount from royal sun alliance [Published FreePressIndex.com - 16 hours ago]
Colorado College's plan for its own solar array... [Published Colorado Springs Independent - 17 hours ago]
University Assembly Supports Free TCAT Passes f... [Published Cornell Daily Sun - 17 hours ago]
Nest Learning Thermostat goes on sale on Google... [Published ITProPortal.com - 19 hours ago]
8 of the Best Rural Retreats [Published Red Online - 19 hours ago]
Biomass Fuel: Worse for Climate than Coal? [Published TheTyee.ca - 22 hours ago]
Microsoft Is Using Big Data to Tackle Environme... [Published eWeek - Apr 23 2014]
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Halving hydrogen [Published PNNL News Center - Recent News Releases from Pa ... - 14 hours ago]
Like a hungry diner ripping open a dinner roll, a fuel cell catalyst that converts hydrogen into electricity must tear open a hydrogen molecule. Now researchers have captured a view of such a catalyst holding onto the two halves of its hydrogen feast. ...
How Major League Baseball Teams Are Celebrating... [Published Think Progress - Apr 22 2014]
CREDIT: AP Today is Earth Day, and in recent years, Major League Baseball teams have taken to using the holiday to highlight the league’s efforts to go green and promote sustainability both at their stadiums and in their communities. In 2008, for instance, ...
BMO Celebrates Earth Day by Managing its Own En... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 22 2014]
- Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide - BMO is committed to carbon neutrality ...
On this Earth Day, Microsoft takes measure of t... [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 22 2014]
With the 44th anniversary of Earth Day, Microsoft Chief Environmental Strategist Rob Bernard writes that in Microsoft offices around the world, employees are working on projects that not only reduce the company’s impact on the planet, but our customers’ ...
Innovating toward greater sustainability - Eart... [Published The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspect ... - Apr 22 2014]
The following post is from Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist at Microsoft. This week marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day: a good time to celebrate the environmental efforts underway in so many parts of Microsoft and to continue ...
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