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Smartphone charging spews out megatons of greenhouse gases

Juniper Research finds worldwide carbon dioxide emissions from cell phone charging will more than double by 2019.

By July 23, 2014


Chevrolet invests in greenhouse energy conversion

Chevrolet shows support for Metrolina Greenhouses in its effort to use renewable biomass to heat its 6.1-million-square-foot facility in Huntersville, N.C.

By November 28, 2011


GE refrigerators go on greenhouse gas diet

GE says it will switch the gases used when pouring in foam insulation for refrigerator products, slashing the amount of greenhouse gases from production.

By April 27, 2011


Solar collector doubles as greenhouse shade

Solyndra's unique solar collector is being tested in by agricultural institutions to diffuse greenhouse light and produce power.

By February 22, 2011


GlassPoint greenhouse uses sun to pump more oil

Steam generated in a glass house by mirrors will be used for enhanced oil recovery in California, where steam is pumped underground to draw more from existing wells.

By February 25, 2011


Sensor network to collect and crunch greenhouse gas data

Earth Networks collaborates with Scripps Institute of Oceanography on $25 million project to "take the pulse of the planet" by gathering local data on carbon dioxide and methane emissions.

By January 12, 2011


California unveils greenhouse gas trading plan

Final draft of cap-and-trade system ensures easy compliance terms in early years, and planners reserve the right to give preferential terms to industries at risk of fleeing the state.

By October 29, 2010


Greenhouses could take root at Japan's eateries

The Chef's Farm, as it's called, could produce up to 60 heads of lettuce a day. If you do your math, that's about 20,000 heads a year.

By October 25, 2010


California to install greenhouse gas-tracking gear

Picarro sells seven monitors to the California Air Resources Board, which will use data from the gear to find sources of greenhouse gases and verify estimates.

By February 3, 2010


Greenhouse gas ruling sends message to world

Obama administration's decision Monday sends warning that with or without a law, Washington will tackle global warming in a serious way. Here are some ramifications.

By December 7, 2009