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Part 1 of Honda's Award-Winning Environmental Film Series: Paint by Numbers

Honda to Release Part 3 of Series this February
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The first film in the series, Paint by Numbers, tells the story of how Honda engineer Shubho Bhattacharya was inspired to develop technology to reduce the energy needed to operate the auto body-painting system at Honda's manufacturing plant in Marysville, Ohio. Auto body painting accounts for the most energy use in Honda's production process. With the help of his fellow associates, Bhattacharya conceived Honda's Intelligent Paint Technology, which has cut Honda's North American manufacturing CO2 emissions by about 10,000 metric tons per year.

Honda Automobile Dealer Is First in U.S. to Achieve “Electric Grid Neutral” Status

Rossi Honda of Vineland, NJ produces as much or more electricity than it uses from local utility, setting precedent for nation’s 17,000+ dealerships
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  • Rossi Honda of Vineland, NJ produces as much or more electricity than it uses from local utility, setting precedent for nation’s 17,000+ dealerships
  • Achieves Top Level “Platinum” Honda Environmental Leadership Award
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  • Rossi Honda of Vineland, NJ produces as much or more electricity than it uses from local utility, setting precedent for nation’s 17,000+ dealerships
  • Achieves Top Level “Platinum” Honda Environmental Leadership Award

EPA Honors Three Honda Plants with Energy Star Certification

Auto plants in Ohio, Indiana perform in top 25 percent for energy efficiency
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Three Honda plants earn Energy Star recognition Auto plants in Ohio, Indiana earn distinction

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth consecutive year, two of Honda’s Ohio automobile manufacturing plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, while the company’s auto plant in Greensburg, Ind. earned the designation for the second year in a row.

Honda Achieves Top-Level Fuel Economy Milestone Among Automakers

Honda Had Highest Fleet Fuel Economy and Largest Fuel Economy Gain Among Major Full-Line Automakers for Model Year 2012 in New EPA Report
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December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - 
  • Report: "Of the makes with higher production, for the 11 manufacturers shown, Honda had the highest adjusted fuel economy at 27.2 mpg."
  • American Honda had the lowest fleet-average CO2 emissions among major full-line automakers for model year 2012
  • Exceeded the industry average of 23.6 mpg for all vehicles, by 12.7%.

Honda Releases 2013 North American Environmental Report

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  • CO2-adjusted fuel economy of Honda and Acura automobiles up 9.5%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of automobile production in N.A. down 16.2%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of product shipments in the U.S. down 8%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of service parts shipments in the U.S. down 13.5%
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  • CO2-adjusted fuel economy of Honda and Acura automobiles up 9.5%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of automobile production in N.A. down 16.2%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of product shipments in the U.S. down 8%
  • CO2 emissions intensity of service parts shipments in the U.S. down 13.5%

2 Billion and Climbing!

JustGreen™ Celebrates Carbon Offset Milestone to Help Stop Global Warming
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TORONTO, Canada, July 03 , 2013 /3BL Media/ - JustGreen™, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TXE: JE) brand, is pleased to announce that it has reached an impressive milestone – the purchasing of over 2 billion pounds of carbon emissions thanks to JustGreen’s renewable and offset programs and their proactive “Green” customers.  These joint efforts are the same as taking approximately 190,000 cars off the road or planting approximately 4.5 million trees.

Maersk Line reaches 2020 CO2 target - 8 years ahead of schedule

Maersk Line’s focus on energy efficiency pays off
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February 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has reached its 2020 target of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% from its benchmark 2007 levels.

“We’re proud to hit this mark 8 years ahead of schedule. It is confirmation we’re on the right track. And to keep that momentum we’re raising the target to a 40% reduction in CO2 by 2020,” says Morten Engelstoft, Chief Operating Officer, Maersk Line.

How 6lbs of gasoline turns into 19lbs of CO2

TerraPass walks you through the math of burning a gallon of gasoline.
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At TerraPass, as the summer travel season gets underway, we notice an uptick in interest around the carbon footprint of travel. The curious (or suspicious-minded) among you have occasionally wondered about our carbon footprint calculator’s claim that one gallon of gas turns into about twenty pounds of carbon dioxide exhaust. Let’s walk through the math.

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Lordstown is All-In With LED Lighting & Efficiency

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GM’s Lordstown Stamping plant is the first and largest North American GM facility to convert all of its lighting to high-efficiency LED bulbs. The switch will save the plant more than $800,000 overall annually, while reducing CO2 emissions by more than 8,500 tons. This is equivalent to annual energy use of 397 homes.

New Report Reveals States and Utilities with Highest and Lowest Power Plant Emissions; Overall U.S. Emissions Decline

Latest data on top 100 power producers show significant declines in SO2, NOx and moderate CO2 reductions
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BOSTON, May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A major new report on U.S. power plant emissions from the top 100 power producers shows that the electric industry cut emissions of NOx, SO2 and CO2 in 2011 even as overall electricity generation increased, largely due to increased use of natural gas and growing reliance on renewable energy.

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