The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on May 19th presented its Climate Protection Award to MEGTEC Systems, owned by U.S.-based SEQUA Corp., in recognition of MEGTEC's patented technology that enables coal mine ventilation air methane (VAM) to be used as a primary energy-producing source.
The value of trading in the carbon market more than doubled in 2007 to $64 billion (euro 47 billion), according to the World Bank's annual report, "State and Trends of the Carbon Market."
Monitoring Earth's rising greenhouse gas levels will require a global data collection network 10 times larger than the one currently in place in order to quantify regional progress in emission reductions, according to a new research commentary by University of Colorado and NOAA researchers appearing in the April 25 issue of Science.
PEAT International, Inc., a global leader in plasma-based waste remediation solutions, announced today it has successfully commissioned its first PTDR-100 system located at the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation near the Jayaben Modi Hospital in Ankleshwar, India. PTDR stands for Plasma Thermal Destruction and Recovery.
A must-have on the West Coast has finally arrived in New York just in time for Earth Day: Welcome the first edition of Greenopia New York City, a guidebook to green businesses in all five boroughs -- from car services and hotels, to nail salons and burial services.
Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a leading owner and manager of corporate and Internet gateway datacentres, is reporting new research data entitled, "How Green is Green?" focused on determining the depth of the Green movement in the European datacentre market.
More than 1,500 major retailers have partnered with a new website to help UK shoppers offset one million tons of carbon by 2012, free of cost to consumers.
IndependentTraveler.com, a leader in online travel information, highlights five of the world's disappearing destinations and provides suggestions about how to visit them responsibly. Tourists should hurry to see the destinations most threatened by global warming -- but they must travel responsibly in order to keep from contributing to the problem.
Investing in energy efficiency can increase U.S. businesses' cash flows by $66 billion annually and reduce carbon footprints by 30 percent, according to the new book "Energy Budgets at Risk (EBaR) (R): A Risk Management Approach to Energy Purchase and Efficiency Choices," published by John Wiley and Sons.
Florida Crystals Corporation and Carbonfund.org today announce the launch of Florida Crystals(R) Carbonfree(R) Organic and Natural sugars, offering premium sweeteners to environmentally-conscious consumers who care about sustainability and eco-friendly practices.