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July 26, 2006

WWF and Sony Ink Emission Reduction Deal

Sony will cut CO2 emissions from both operations and its product range as part of a deal struck with WWF. As part of its commitment to join WWF's Climate Savers Program, Sony will cut its absolute CO2 emissions 7% by 2010, compared to 2000 emissions of 2,183,765 tons.

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July 26, 2006

Green Electronics Council Offers Database to Large Volume Purchasers

The Green Electronics Council has released the Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) database. More than 60 computers, laptops, and monitors that meet strict environmental criteria are listed in the database. The database is avairable EPEAT website.

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July 24, 2006

UK government interests in personal carbon trading

The UK government is to look into the idea of issuing citizens with personal carbon allowances to boost efforts to curb greenhouse gases emissions, environment minister David Miliband.said.

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July 19, 2006

NREL Shrinks Laboratory’s Environmental Footprint.

By installing on-site solar and wind power systems and purchasing renewable energy certificates, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is employing renewable energy to offset not only the total energy use of its buildings, but the energy used by NREL vehicles, employee commuting, air travel and other "life cycle" energy consumption as well. For more information visit NREL.

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July 19, 2006

European Commission seeks to promote hydrogen powered vehicles

To boost consumer confidence and facilitate the commercialisation of hydrogen powered vehicles, the Commission plans to set new safety requirements for such vehicles and incorporate them into the European type-approval framework. As a first step, the Commission is asking for the views of stakeholders and the general public on planed new rules to ensure the safe operation.

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July 10, 2006

Alliance to save energy unveils 'World-Class Assessment Strategies'

The Alliance to Save Energy has released a report offering world-class strategies for conducting effective energy assessments within manufacturing facilities.

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July 5, 2006

Wal-Mart Seeks Sustainable Business Solutions for Its Textile Supply Chain

Wal-Mart held a two-day meeting on issues and opportunities related to the sustainable production and use of textiles.

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