February 01, 2015

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For Earth Day, a Climate Warning

According to the latest Gallup Poll, only about one-third of Americans are greatly worried about global warming. But the scientists who study climate generally are far more concerned about the future. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

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Overpopulation: The Envir...

As scientists predict that Earths population will only continue to...

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Carbon pricing is effective—and some might say inevitable—but what price...

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Domtar Expands the Paper Trail, Digital Transparency Tool That Traces Impacts of Paper Production

Press Release Published: Jan 30, 2015 – 04:42 PM EST

MONTREAL, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced significant updates to The Paper Trail, its award-winning interactive tool that helps customers trace the impacts of their paper purchases. The totally renovated site includes social and economic information in...

Dropping Oil Prices Highlight Growing Fossil Fuel Risks

Press Release Published: Jan 30, 2015 – 04:27 PM EST

BOSTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - In advance of ExxonMobil, Shell and BP quarterly earnings calls, investors and industry analysts today voiced growing concerns about excessive industry spending on high-cost, high-carbon fossil fuel projects that may be bad financial bets as the world continues...

CO2OL Tropical Mix Successfully Earns Gold Standard Performance Certification

Press Release Published: Jan 26, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BONN, Germany, Jan. 26 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - The climate protection project CO2OL Tropical Mix has successfully undergone the "Performance Certification" under the internationally recognized Gold Standard. As a result, and for the first time, verified carbon credits from a Gold Standard certified...

Chevron’s Battered Image Over Ecuador Ecological Disaster Takes Another Hit In Davos

Press Release Published: Jan 23, 2015 – 08:45 AM EST

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND, Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - Prominent Swiss environmental organizations have crowned Chevron with an embarrassing "lifetime achievement" award for dumping billions of gallons of toxic waste into streams and rivers in Ecuador's rainforest relied on by local indigenous communities for their water....

WGL Energy's Carbon Offsets Achieve Green-e Climate Certification

Press Release Published: Jan 22, 2015 – 06:18 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 22 /CSRwire/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that WGL Energy Services' carbon offsets for commercial customers have been Green-e Climate certified. WGL Energy Services is one of the largest competitive energy suppliers in the mid-Atlantic region....

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Opens Today

Press Release Published: Jan 20, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, G.A., Jan. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation announce that the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is open to registrants, who are invited to submit commercially viable, nature-inspired solutions to our global food system challenges. The...

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