COOKING DOWN THE CARBON
- Springboard for action. Oxburgh, Ron // Green Futures;Sep/Oct2005, Issue 54, Special section p2
Focuses on business opportunities from efforts to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in Great Britain. Opportunities for changing energy use in industry; Shell's launching of its Springboard scheme.
- REDUCING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONSâ€¦ LOGICALLY AND SAFELY. // In Business;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p4
The article focuses on the suggestions made by the magazine "New American Dream" for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. The suggestions include buying one pound of local food each week and saving 1.12 pounds of carbon per month, carving out one car-free day a week and saving 141.3...
- Offset your emissions. Pearce, Fred // New Scientist;9/19/2009, Vol. 203 Issue 2726, p35
The article focuses on carbon offsetting, the scheme that enables an individual to offset or redeem his or her carbon-intensive activities. Information is presented on the pros and cons of three general approaches to carbon offsetting, including investing in projects that directly cut emissions,...
- Advancing a Market for Zero-Energy Homes. Farhar, Barbara C. // Solar Today;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p24
The article reports that U.S. policymakers, businesses, and citizens are serious about addressing the global climate crisis through carbon-mitigation efforts. According to the Department of Energy, buildings account for 71% of electricity used in the country. The annual carbon dioxide emissions...
- CALIFORNIA MANDATE ON GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS SETS EXAMPLE FOR NEW YORK. // In Business;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p5
The article reports that California has become the first state to mandate reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from every sector of the economy in October 2006. The Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger ordered refineries and other fuel producers to reduce emissions by 10 percent...
- Beyond Lightbulbs. Jarvis, Brooke; Pibel, Doug // Yes!;Spring2008, Issue 45, p44
The article presents the efforts made by typical American family to become a carbon free household in the U.S. Some of the ways of becoming carbon free in 10 years include washing clothes in cold water and air drying them in summer, replacing incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescents (CFLs),...
- A resourceful step. Moore, Alison // Nursing Standard;11/10/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p18
NHS organisations are attempting to cut their carbon emissions by 10 per cent during 2010 as part a green campaign, says Alison Moore.
- The winds of change. // Money Marketing;2/12/2009, p52
The article reports on the implementation of regulations dealing with climate change in Great Britain. Considering the country's legislative backdrop, the Climate Change Act 2008 introduced a long-term and legally binding model to discuss about climate change, targeting for greenhouse gas...
- MUTUAL FUND COMBATS WARMING. Veilleux, Jennifer // E: The Environmental Magazine;May/Jun2005, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p58
Focuses on the collaboration of Pax World Funds with the Chicago Climate Exchange, a pilot program marketplace for reducing and trading greenhouse gas emissions. Background on the company; Link between carbon dioxide emissions and global warming.