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People traffic will replace car traffic this Sunday, as the streets become "paved parks" where people of all ages, abilities, and social, economic and ethnic backgrounds can get active and connect with their community and each other. Open Streets TO...


17 august 2018

13:15
Reducing the aviation industry's environmental footprint will create a more competitive and sustainable industry and is critical for our transition to a lower-carbon economy. Cleaner fuels are central to those efforts. Canada's Minister of Natural...

11:46
Republic Services® announced today the addition of 17 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the...

05:00
In an August 8, 2018 USA Today OP-ED article Secretary of the Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke posited his solution for catastrophic wildfires and smoke. He mentions 'pine needles' as the source kindling but failed to highlight the major and...


16 august 2018

15:21
The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Mr. Jim Ellis, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Energy Regulator, announced today the establishment of a three-member Joint Review Panel to review...

15:14
People traffic will replace car traffic this Sunday, as the streets become "paved parks" where people of all ages, abilities, and social, economic and ethnic backgrounds can get active and connect with their community and each other. Open Streets TO...

13:00
Under the Oceans Protection Plan, the Government of Canada is committed to providing the Canadian Coast Guard with the equipment it needs to respond to environmental spills in a timely and effective manner. Following an open, competitive process,...

12:03
Swytch, a blockchain-based clean energy incentive, today announced a partnership with Chuncheon, the capital of Gangwon Province in South Korea, to drive economic and environmental sustainability and to reduce carbon emissions in the city. Under...

11:13
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium's (LLPA) penguins are the focus of the first-ever study to sequence Gentoo penguin DNA to determine the paternity of eight chicks, as published electronically in the scientific journal, Zoo Biology (DOI...

09:30
70,000 trees planted and 24,000 metric tons of carbon emissions offset. That's what 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers in Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington, and Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have achieved in less than a year through 7-Eleven's...

08:41
Ecotone, an ecological restoration firm, again earned an "Inc. 5000" designation as one of the fastest-growing, private companies in the United States. The distinction is sponsored by Inc. magazine and reflects year-over-year revenue growth, in this...

08:00
New research concludes that Canadian growers can reduce their on-farm greenhouse gas emissions by up to 35 per cent by implementing 4R Nutrient Stewardship best practices. A literature review, conducted by Dr. David Burton, a nitrous oxide researcher...


15 august 2018

14:04
On August 10, a jury in California ruled that Roundup gave Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper, terminal cancer and awarded him a $289 million judgment. This was the first of what has grown to be more than a...

13:58
Today, the first annual report of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Voluntary Agreement for Set-Top Boxes (CEEVA) was released, showing that 100 per cent of all new set-top boxes received by service provider signatories in 2017 met the energy efficiency...

12:48
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. ("ARCA" or the "company"), a leading provider of utility appliance recycling programs, announces its financial results for the second fiscal quarter 2018 ended June 30, 2018....

12:45
Protecting the health and safety of Canadians and their environment is a priority for the Government of Canada. That is why Health Canada regularly reviews all pesticides to make sure they continue to meet modern health and safety standards....

11:30
Globally 11 of the last 12 years rank among the 12 warmest since 1850. Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity has led to substantial changes in weather patterns. This temperature increase is being felt around the globe but is greater at higher...

11:05
BioLogiQ, Inc., a bioplastic resin manufacturing company specializing in sustainable plastic products made from renewable resources, announced today that test results show its NuPlastiQ MB BioPolymer, produced by blending NuPlastiQ GP with PBAT...

10:13
Canadians are working together to ensure that our children and grandchildren will have cleaner air, a healthier environment, and a stronger economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the President and CEO...

10:08
Coastal Risk Consulting's customized flood risk reports now include new features that identify the risks of wind, tornados, earthquakes, wildfires and tsunamis for any commercial, residential, or municipal property in the U.S. "Risk Meters" for...

08:00
ECI®, a global provider of ELASTIC Network® solutions for service providers, critical infrastructures and data center operators, today released its 2017 Sustainability Report, The Future is Elastic. This is ECI's seventh annual sustainability report,...

08:00
A ?500,000 financial injection. This is what is at stake in the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, one of the largest annual international competitions in the field of sustainability innovation. The American start-up Algiknit is of the five green...

07:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will launch the Climate Action Fund?an initiative that will support clean-growth projects driven by youth, Indigenous Peoples, not-for-profit...


14 august 2018

18:16
The New York League of Conservation Voters and its Education Fund announced today that Julie Tighe, current Chief of Staff at the State's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), will be the organization's next president. She will take the...

17:32
Musqueam peoples and many others are fishing the biggest Salmon return in years on the Stó:l? / Fraser river.  At 23:45 on August 13th, Musqueam First Responders received a call from Coast Guard informing them that a tug boat capsized at Deering...

11:42
Considering the average carbon footprint of chicken around the world, Canadian chicken has one of the lowest carbon footprint of all. This is a key result coming from a recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) conducted by...

11:31
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will launch the Climate Action Fund?an initiative that will support clean-growth projects driven by youth, Indigenous Peoples, not-for-profit...

10:00
A greenhouse gas emission units auction is being held today. The Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) will hold this auction in conjunction with the California Air...

09:15
Americans rank clean water as the most important factor to living a healthy life (27 percent of consumers and 32 percent of experts) ? higher than even getting enough sleep (25 percent of consumers and 22 percent of experts) and eating healthy foods...

08:00
HERNDON, Va., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MERP Systems, Inc. (MERP) was awarded a new contract by the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) for its Document and Data Management...

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