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Petition Active for Greenhouse Gas Fighting Food Additive

1 Apr , 2021  

Brian McCowan, 4/1/2021. Statarre Brands, which develops and produces additives for processed foods, has requested FDA testing and approval for a human and animal additive targeted at limiting gas emissions harmful to the environment. “It has been long known,” wrote lead project scientist Fing Pieru in the application, “that passing gas through flatulence is a […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Immigration Rates Into Australia Impact Carbon Emissions

30 Jun , 2016  

Population policy to impact emissions targets Phys, June 14, 2016 Current immigration rates into Australia, and associated projected population growth, will make greenhouse gas emissions targets even more difficult to achieve in the future, a University of Adelaide-led study has found. The researchers investigated how much Australia needs to reduce its per capita emissions to […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Will Energy Efficiency Ever Make Our Spines Tingle?

30 Mar , 2016  

Want People to Embrace Efficiency Technology? Make It Sexy Huffington Post, January 20, 2016. Image credit: skeeze An American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked the U.S. among the least energy efficient of the world’s largest economies—13th out of 16—in its most recent international scorecard. (Get the details in Climate Central’s summary.) That’s too […]

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Emerging Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Climeworks Could Become a Profitable Carbon Remover

1 Mar , 2016  

Those Bubbles in Your Soda May Someday Help Save the Planet Bloomberg Business, February 21, 2016. Image credit: Spiff Climeworks AG is not the first company to figure out how to suck carbon dioxide out of the air. It may become the first to make money from it at an industrial scale. The Swiss company plans […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Obama’s Executive Order Aims to Cut Federal Government GHG Emissions by 2025

23 Mar , 2015  

Obama’s Latest Executive Order Cuts Government CO2 Emissions, And The Private Sector’s Joining In Think Progress, March 19, 2015 On Thursday morning, President Obama signed a new executive order that requires the federal government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2025 from 2008 levels. A fact sheet distributed by the White House […]

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