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Shoppers demand carbon food labels
  NEARLY three-quarters of shoppers want carbon labels on food products, new research shows. A total of 432 shoppers across all of the UK’s major supermarkets were questioned on their views on carbon labeling by Newcastle Business School. The most eye-catching result was that 72 per cent of those surveyed wanted carbon labels on food.
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Offsetting Explained
  Scientific consensus states that carbon emissions must be reduced by 80% by 2050 to avoid catastrophic climate change. Businesses have an important and essential role to play in meeting these targets and carbon offsetting enables them to play their part in the climate change battle. Carbon offsets are credits for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions made at another location, such as wind farms which create renewable energy and reduce the need for fossil-fuel powered energy.
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NW company becomes first to utilize carbon credits
  In a recent transaction in the Pacific Northwest, Jefferson Land Trust sold 400 metric tons of timber resources. What makes the deal remarkable is that it didn’t sell any wood—instead the sale was for the carbon stored in the trees. It was the first direct purchase of carbon credits by a Pacific Northwest company and the first on the North Olympic Peninsula. Shorebank Enterprise Cascadia, a non-profit financial institution that promotes economic opportunity and a healthy environment, purchase
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How Carbon Offsets Work
A carbon offset represents a reduction in emissions somewhere else - like a renewable energy or a reforestation project - to balance out the emissions you cannot reduce. Also, carbon offsets are the only way to get your carbon footprint to zero today. How does it work? This is how it all works:
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What is Green Power and what makes it Different from Other Energy Sources?
For those aware of the different environmental movements taking place to protect the environment, EnviroCitizen.org has found that green power is not necessary a new concept.
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Green Home Additions
When it comes to your decision to go green, nothing can be more exciting than green home additions. Because you are going to start from scratch, having green home additions can give you the perfect opportunity to have a green project, which is a perfect green remodeling practice.
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General Electric Green
Supported by a leading environmental group, new publicity campaign and heavyweight corporate partners, EnviroCitizen.org discovered that General Electric unveiled its plans to increase its technology research funds by 100%.
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What to Do About Energy Hogs
Energy hogs can be found throughout most homes! Take a walk through your house and you'll probably find energy hogs in every room. In your living room, your television is an energy hog. In your office, your computer is an energy hog. In your kitchen, you'll find many energy hogs-your microwave, refrigerator and maybe your oven.
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Does Turning Off a Light Switch Really Make a Difference?
We've all had this question at one point or another. EnviroCitizen.org says, "Yes!" By turning off lights in your home (and at work) when you don't need them, you can reduce your carbon footprint. We want to reduce our environmental impact as much as possible and there are a lot of big environmental challenges, like global warming, to motivate us.
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Understanding Energy: Renewable, Sustainable, Green or Eco-Friendly?
Energy is a hotly debated topic. Companies around the world are racing to discover new kinds of eco-friendly energy. As energy consumption is the primary cause of global warming and the United States is responsible for approximately 25% of all of the world's carbon emissions, there is certainly cause to work as quickly as possible.
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