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Norfolk Southern Reports Progress and Efforts to Reduce Environmental Impact

Press Release

Norfolk, VA, Aug 08, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Norfolk Southern has reported its carbon performance and strategic efforts in the past year to lower the railroad’s greenhouse gas emissions, driving improved operating efficiencies and customer service.

Norfolk Southern Achieves Leadership in Carbon Disclosure with Best-Ever Score

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Norfolk, VA.,September 29, 2014 /3BL Media / - Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) earned recognition recently from environmental nonprofit CDP as a marketplace leader in carbon disclosure, reflecting the railroad’s broad integration of sustainable business practices into daily operations.

This or That: Chocolate vs. Pumpkin Seeds

Which Halloween Snack Has The Lowest Carbon Footprint?
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Halloween is becoming one of the biggest holidays with consumers spending close to $7.4 billion this year. Finding the perfect costume and eating delicious Halloween candy usually takes priority. Halloween can also encourage poor nutritional choices and generate a lot of waste. We took a look at two Halloween snack options and we found out that the healthier snack was also better for the environment, too. The carbon footprint of pumpkin seeds is about 70 percent lower than the average chocolate bar.

New Gas Plant Venture Aims at Carbon Capture From a Different Angle

Posted by Christina Nunez
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Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is often promoted as a way for coal power to be made “clean”: Projects such as the in-progress Kemper power plant in Mississippi and the recently announced Petra Nova project in Texas aim to trap the carbon dioxide from burning coal and then store it into underground storage or into previously depleted wells to extract more oil. (See related story: “Clean Coal Test: Power Plants Prepare to Capture Carbon.”)
 

HEINEKEN recognised by CDP as a leader for climate change transparency and corporate action

Press Release

AMSTERDAM, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - HEINEKEN has been recognised as a world leader for both transparency and corporate action on climate change by CDP, the international NGO that drives sustainable economies.  

You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

TerraPass Launches New "Consumer-Friendly" Carbon Calculator
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SAN FRANCISCO, October, 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The art of calculating and managing your carbon footprint just got easier!  TerraPass, a leading carbon offset provider, is pleased to launch its new state-of-the art online carbon calculator. They have taken the complex process of calculating your carbon footprint and turned it into a comprehensive, easy and informative customer experience.

Mars Participates In Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting And Climate Week NYC

Mars’ Howard Yana-Shapiro and Kevin Rabinovitch address esteemed audiences at respective events
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MCLEAN, VA, September 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ --- Mars, Incorporated representatives have this week attended the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting and Climate Week NYC to discuss Mars’ commitments to address some of the global challenges the business shares with society.

Horseshoe Casino to Host Hometown Market

Free Event Features Local Vendors And Sustainability Leaders
Press Release

September 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Horseshoe Cincinnati will host an inaugural Hometown Market on Wednesday, September 10, from 

Electric Vehicle Charging Sparks Cisco Employees to Reduce Carbon Footprint

by Austin Belisle
Blog

James Lynch’s Nissan Leaf bolts down a shady street in San Jose, California, hardly making a noise as it zips between lanes at 40 miles per hour. With the quick flick of the transmission and a forceful press of a foot, the powder-blue car jumps ahead on the smooth pavement with the force of a small sports car. This isn’t a Mustang, though.

Courtney White: Grass, Soil, Hope

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What if the solution for reducing our collective carbon footprint were right under our feet? Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio believes it is - soil is a natural and planet-healthy repository for CO2. A slight rise in carbon dioxide levels in the soil could help fend off the encroaching warming of the climate.

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