Research published online in the open access journal Carbon Balance and Management shows that although planting trees alone is unlikely to solve our climate problems, large-scale plantations could have a significant effect in the longer term.
Consumer recall of advertising with "green" messaging is very high, with more than a third (37.1%) of consumers saying they frequently recall green messaging and an additional third recalling it occasionally (33.1%), according to a new Burst Media survey.
Waste Management Recycle America and Sony Electronics Inc. today announced their two-day, multi-site electronics recycling drive in the Twin Cities collected 4 million pounds of unwanted electronics. More than 42,000 Minnesota residents participated in the recycling drive, making it the largest such event in state history.
The new EcoPerks experience launches today offering simple ways to live a more carbon neutral lifestyle while earning EcoPoints to be used toward valuable rewards.
Global Warming Solutions, Inc. - a developer of technologies aimed at mitigating the effects of global warming -today provided an update on the progress of its joint testing with Solar Wind, Ltd.
The 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize recipients are a group of fearless grassroots leaders taking on government and corporate interests and working to improve the environment and living conditions for people in their communities.
The California Climate Action Registry announces the launch of the national Climate Action Reserve, a new division of the respected non-profit Registry designed to assure a high degree of environmental integrity, transparency, accuracy, and accountability in the voluntary carbon market.
Butte College in Oroville, California has been named the Grand Prize Winner in the National Wildlife Federation's Chill Out: Campus Solutions to Global Warming nationwide competition.
With everyone talking about skyrocketing energy costs and the environment, executives are continuing to focus on energy efficiency investments, according to new research commissioned by Johnson Controls.
National Environmental Education Week (EE Week), the largest organized environmental education event in the U.S., launched today with over 1600 partner organizations, and millions of teachers, students and others in step. This year, EE Week provides an opportunity for young people to learn about carbon footprints -- both how they are created and what can be done to shrink them.
The Sustainable Earth line, available exclusively from Corporate Express, gives schools, daycares, medical facilities, foodservice organizations, offices and other facilities a total solution of environmentally preferable products that are manufactured with less harsh ingredients, helping keep toxic chemicals out of the air, water, food and soil.
JM Eagle, the world's largest plastic pipe manufacturer, today announced a partnership with The H20 Africa Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on creating widespread public awareness of the water crisis in Africa and support for solutions.
Renewable electricity is being supported by a growing number of states through the creation of renewables portfolio standards (RPS). A report released by the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) provides a comprehensive overview of the early experiences with these state-level RPS policies.
Oorja Protonics, the industry leaders in ultra-powerful Direct Methanol Fuels Cells (DMFCs) will give the first public showing of their innovative OorjaPac(TM) on-board battery charging system for the material handling industry.
The Boeing Company today announced a third multimillion-dollar contract award with Solar Systems Pty. Ltd. for concentrator photovoltaic cell assemblies used to produce renewable energy.