Product Review - KINeSYS Performance Sunscreen

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KINeSYS made the commitment to purchase clean, emissions-free electricity generated by wind power to offset that used in our manufacturing process as well as our office. Giveaway Details The giveaway will run from today Tuesday, April 28th 2009, until Monday, April 4th, 2009 at Midnight.

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Top Chinese adviser: China to limit carbon emissions from 2016

Green Blog

One day after the US unveiled their plan to cut carbon emissions with 20 percent by 2030 , a top senior adviser to the Chinese government said that the country will set limits to their carbon emissions from 2016.

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Global CO2 emissions flatlined in 2014 while the economy grew

Green Blog

New data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) shows that global CO2 emissions stalled at about 32 billion tonnes in 2014, the same number as in 2013. It therefore marks the first time in 40 years that such a halt or reduction in emissions wasn’t tied to an economic downturn. It provides much-needed momentum to negotiators preparing to forge a global climate deal in Paris in December: for the first time, greenhouse gas emissions are decoupling from economic growth.”

Obama says he will attend Copenhagen climate talks, also announces emissions reduction target

Green Blog

climate change meeting on December 9, hoping to add momentum to an international process despite slow progress on a domestic bill to cut carbon emissions&# , Reuters reports. The global environmental alliance TckTckTck calls for developed countries to cut emissions with 40% by 2020.

Electricity saving tips

Green Living Tips

In the case of coal fired electricity generation, each kilowatt saved is over one pound of carbon emissions not generated. The greenest watt isn't solar or wind power - and certainly isn't "clean coal" or nuclear. It's the one that doesn't have to be created. Pick up electricity saving tips in this article and add your own

Copenhagen Climate Summit Emissions

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The gathering of politicians and scientists and other so-called experts on climate plus the protesters, their travel to and from Copenhagen and their stay, will probably have created more harmful emissions – and that aside from all the political hot air – than many a small developing country creates in a year. And it is those people that will want to tell ordinary mortals like the majority of us how we should live and act as regards to CO2 emissions.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions. Indeed top climate scientists and biologists are telling us that reaching zero emissions is not enough – we then have to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration from the current 394 parts per million (ppm) to 350 ppm (according to ) and thence to 300 ppm ( according to the latest science-informed ). In 2009 Australia’s population was 22.0

Online shopping and the environment

Green Living Tips

In this age of soaring gas prices and the looming threat of climate change; by doing more of your shopping online you can save on fuel, emissions and probably score a bargain on the way Getting ready for the post-Xmas sales?

The “Danish text” makes developing nations furious and Naomi Klein says the deal we really need is not even on the table

Green Blog

This would make it possible for Barack Obama to impose his proposed emissions cuts without an agreement in the sceptic U.S. Photo credit: adopt a negotiator.

Economic Growth Brings Return to Growth of CO2 Emissions


Although global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) declined slightly in 2009, the beginnings of economic recovery led to an unprecedented emissions increase of 5.8 According to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online project, energy use represents the largest source of global CO2 emissions. More than 70 percent of CO2 emissions result from the burning of fossil fuels for energy use

Government sets out plans to cut carbon emissions in farming

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The government has unveiled plans to cut carbon emissions in a bid to tackle climate change and farming is also targeted there. The Low Carbon Transition Plan calls on farming to reduce emissions to 6% lower than the level predicted for 2020. More accurate measuring, reporting and verification of agricultural emissions.

Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Despite increasing crop and timber demands to feed a growing human population, despite the impacts of climate change on forests, and despite deforestation emissions in the tropics that are on par with those from the global transportation sector, global forests are a net sink for atmospheric carbon.



Green (Living) Review

March , 2009 : Sea Gull Lighting , the leading manufacturer of decorative and functional lighting, has been recognized with the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award for the third consecutive year by the U.S. on March 31, 2009. As the industry leader in this category, the company has also been the proud recipient of ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year honors in 2004 and 2005 and now the Sustained Excellence Awards from 2007 - 2009.

Turkey Avoiding Greenhouse Gas-Reduction Despite Rapid Increases in Emissions, New Report Finds

Green Prophet

Greenhouse gas emissions from Turkey don’t just pose an abstract, future threat to the country — the same gases that contribute to climate change periodically envelop Istanbul in smog. Climate greenhouse gas emissions

Report: Energy-Related Emissions Reduced In U.S. In 2009

Eco Friendly Daily

energy emissions since 1949. While a predominant trend of the data has been increasing emissions, recent years have seen reductions. Of the last four years, three of the years had reduced energy-related emissions.

Weather Predictions For 2009

Eco Friendly Daily

Just in case you wondered what was in store for 2009, the UK’s Met Office is predicting even warmer temperatures across the globe. If you are like most people, the past year offered some unusual weather patterns.

State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World

The Green Changemakers

Worldwatch has gathered the best thinking from 47 experts to answer the following question: How do we keep climate change at manageable levels and how do we adapt to what is coming our way, no matter how successful we are in reducing future greenhouse gas emissions? All of the chapters in State of the World 2009 (minus endnotes) are available on our website via free PDF downloads. Hare Current climate science and the emissions path needed to glide toward a safe landing.

10:10 joining be2camp at Working Buildings

Green (Living) Review

The climate change campaign 10:10 will use its presentation on 7 October at the be2camp social media event in London to call on the design, construction and facilities management sector to pledge a ten percent reduction in carbons emissions through their own activities by 2010.

What's hot, what's not in 2009: Saving Green

The Green Changemakers

Check out Doing Business in a New Climate , the David Suzuki Foundation's guide to measuring, reducing, and offsetting greenhouse gas emissions. Link: [link] No one likes to see their hard-earned dollars going down the drain.

The Age Of Stupid – DVD Movie Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Age Of Stupid launched on DVD in the UK on October 19, 2009 Price: £19.99 Now you can also own this hard hitting film on DVD from October 19, 2009.

Do Humans dream of Electric Cars – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Even if all cars would b e replaced by electric ones would it make less of an impact as far as CO2 emissions and such like goes? Probably not for while electric cars themselves are emissions free the electricity required to charge the battery with is not.

Plan B 4.0 – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

These trends include—in addition to falling water tables—eroding soils and rising temperatures from increasing greenhouse gas emissions. It then climbed to 915 million in 2008 and jumped to over 1 billion in 2009. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Plan B 4.0:

Britain makes pledge for a historic climate change commitment

Green (Living) Review

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 saw the launch of 10:10 campaign in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern, London. The aim of the 10:10 campaign is to get the British people to pledge for aiming to cut the UK’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2010, that is to say by next year.

Non-CO2 Agents Are Key Targets in Climate Change Fight

Green (Living) Review

There’s no question that reducing CO2 emissions is absolutely essential and the number one target,” said Durwood Zaelke, President of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development.

New 'cycle superhighways' have been announced for London

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The proposed routes for the first two of London's 12 cycle superhighways have been announced. The two pilot routes, which will be up and running in May 2010, are from South Wimbledon to Bank via the A24 and A3, and Barking to Tower Hill via the A13 and Cable Street.

Bottled Water Uses Much More Energy Than Tap

Green Earth Journey

via March 1, 2009 New research from the Pacific Institute estimates that bottled water is up to 2000 times more energy-intensive than tap water.

Indigenous Peoples Prayer Ceremony Calls for Binding Agreement

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Copenhagen, December 9, 2009: Yesterday, Tuesday, December 8, 2009, the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change held a cleansing ceremony for conference party leaders to cleanse their minds and spirits – for clarity, compassion, strength and perseverance in coming out of the COP negotiations with a binding commitment to Save Mother Earth.

Unreliable Evidence

Green (Living) Review

Everyone concentrates on the CO2 emissions and the reductions of them, while still looking at biofuels and the continued use of the internal combustion engine. We must clean up our act, regardless as to whether carbon dioxide emissions are to blame from cars and other fossil fuel use.

Traffic Enabled Navigation Saves 4 Days Per Year, Lowers Emissions

Green Living Ideas

drivers four days per year while lowering CO2 emissions by 20%. The company states that traffic information is a key influencer in saving time for [.] [ Traffic Enabled Navigation Saves 4 Days Per Year, Lowers Emissions from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Technology CO2 emissions driving driving habits fuel efficiency GPS NAVTEQ time saving traffic enabled navigation

Does Recycling Really Make a Difference?

Green (Living) Review

Every 20 glass bottles you recycle will save two pounds of carbon emissions; that adds up to 700 pounds of carbon emissions – the equivalent savings of line-drying your laundry for six months – saved per ton of glass that is melted down.

Car MD

Green Earth Journey

The CarMD can save you time, gas (emissions), and money. Pre-”smog” test your car Yellow or red lights mean you may not pass a state emissions test. You also will not get con'ed out of any money by the auto place telling you that your car needs 5 different things fixed.

Typhoon Green Pan from Lakeland – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Thermolon non-stick coating is manufactured PFOA-free and in an environmentally friendly way, resulting in 60% less CO2 emission, according to a statement by the manufacturer. M Smith (Veshengro), 2009.

Did You Know - Ecocabs

Green Earth Journey

It’s completely emission free and it’s free of charge! We feel that emission-free transport options and the promotion of cycling should be a part of Ireland’s strategy to combat environmental issues and we are committed to doing our part and giving the public the opportunity to do theirs.

Council Christmas lights waste

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) London/Copenhagen, December 2009: While the representatives of our governments talk about CO2 emissions and such like at the COP15 in Copenhagen, Denmark and are trying to teach Third World countries about reducing emissions at home local authorities waste valuable energy and cause serious emissions by having those, in my opinion, stupid Christmas lights blinking away all over the place from about November onwards.

Greenpeace Backs FuturEnergy to Power 'World'

Green (Living) Review

We have many projects around the world that prove just how valuable micro wind turbines can be not just in cutting energy bills and cushioning people against fluctuating fuel costs, but also in dramatically curbing CO2 emissions.”

Soft Star Shoes

Green Earth Journey

One half of us elves bike to work each day, saving an estimated 100 gallons of fuel and emissions per year. My daughter loves the shoes she received from Soft Star Shoes. In our experience ordering her US shoe size fits her better than using the websites sizing instructions.

Recession is good for Climate Change, experts say

Green (Living) Review

billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. For 2009, though, the Energy Department predicts that the country might be end the year at 6.98 The answer, according to an economist at Harvard, is the latter: The recession will cause a drop in carbon emissions simply because there won’t be as many industries, homes and vehicles spewing the greenhouse gas into the air. This may be true, but have past recessions actually led to a decrease in carbon dioxide emissions?


Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Copenhagen (COP15): Friends of the Earth representatives have been barred from the UN climate talks in the Bella Centre in Copenhagen on the morning of Wednesday, December 16, 2009. Every delegate from the international environmental campaign group arrived at the centre on that particular morning to find their badges were no longer valid. This would appear to be an arbitrary act by the authorities and no reason for this was given.

Other greenhouse gases

Green Living Tips

With carbon dioxide emissions snaring most of the media attention in relation to global warming, it's easy to forget that there's other greenhouse gases too - some with the potential to trap more heat and for longer. Here's a look at some of the substances, where they come from and what we can do to minimize emissions

The Controversy Surrounding Fracking Part II

Environmental News Network

Natural gas is a cleaner-burning fuel, meaning it produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than its coal or oil counterparts. Barnett Shale fracking in North Texas used more than a billion gallons of groundwater in 2009 alone, according to the Austin-American Statesman.