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13 november 2017

09:42
As the USVI picks up the pieces from the ravages of two back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes, Island Green Living Association pleads with Governor Mapp and members of the legislature to resist pressure from FEMA and the US Army Corp of Engineers and...

09:00
The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation today announced a $30 million donation to The Nature Conservancy, a global nonprofit organization that works to address critical conservation challenges around the world. The five-year donation ? called the...

08:46
Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Climate Alliance, a bipartisan coalition of 15 U.S. Governors, stand together in a strong commitment to combat climate change and support clean growth across North America. We recognize that a global climate challenge...

08:05
Dr. Radoslav "Rado" Danilak, CEO of Silicon Valley startup Tachyum Inc., is among the invited speakers at the IEEE SF Bay Area Nanotechnology Council, presenting November 14 at 2 p.m. at the Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara,...

07:23
Scientists expect climate change will lead to increasingly negative consequences for society, from rising sea levels to more frequent heatwaves. Data shows there has been an increase in weather-related disasters around the world in recent years....

06:30
ITC Holdings Corp. received the Grasslands Project Award and nine other conservation certifications for environmental projects from the Wildlife Habitat Council at the organization's 2017 Conservation Conference held Nov. 8-9, 2017 in Baltimore....


12 november 2017

21:20
The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change   Event: Minister McKenna will participate in a meeting with the U.S. Climate Alliance. Time: 1:00 p.m (CET) / 7:00 a.m. (EST) Location:...


10 november 2017

22:00
Today, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, issued the following statement: "On behalf of the Government of Canada, I am pleased to present our response to a submission filed with the Commission for Environmental...

15:50
The Climate Campus tour continues for the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, as she endeavours to inspire young Canadians to get involved in climate action. Minister McKenna delivered opening remarks at Carleton...

14:23
Sofidel - known for its Regina Blitz household towel - just held the second Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Awards (3Sawards), acknowledging suppliers who have opted for environmental and social sustainability actions. Dame Ellen MacArthur joined...

13:54
Marc Miller, Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie?Le Sud-Ouest?Île-des-Soeurs, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will announce funding for a clean technology project that benefits...

13:51
Canada's commitment to protecting the North Atlantic Right Whale was front and centre at a roundtable meeting led by the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard. Minister LeBlanc met with...

11:00
Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions and a long-term advocate for climate change action, was invited by ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) for a speech in its side event during the COP23 UN Climate Change...

10:30
Canada will continue driving global momentum on climate action at the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) presided over by Fiji, in Bonn, Germany. Our delegation will include all levels of government, Indigenous leaders, businesses, and...

07:23
Over the last few years, regulators have sought to limit risks from man-made climate change by mandating that a large number of equipment and vehicles, including refrigerators, washing machines, cars and trucks, meet minimum energy efficiency...


9 november 2017

15:12
On November 8th, Selma-Kingsburg-Fowler County Sanitation District (SKFCSD) celebrated a major milestone in the implementation of its new energy program with two ENGIE North America companies, OpTerra Energy Services and Green Charge. During a...

14:50
Jacques Demers, President and CEO of Productions Horticoles Demers Inc., officially opened the company's new greenhouse today. On hand for the inauguration were representatives from various food chains and wholesale distributors. The $25 million...

12:10
With less than a week before the Sunshine State heralds the season that brings Florida's favorite marine mammal migrating through state waterways, Manatee Lagoon ? An FPL Eco-Discovery Centertm is set to make a splash. New features will greet...

12:00
Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and...

11:05
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named Kohler, a global manufacturer of kitchen and bath products, the winner of its 2017 Ray Anderson Radical Industrialism Award at its leadership awards luncheon held in conjunction with the Greenbuild...

10:00
With Thanksgiving and the holiday season around the corner, Green America released a valuable guide for consumers navigating the cornucopia of vague and often confusing food labels. "The ABCs of Food Labeling" is a guide to help consumers understand...

08:10
Henry Schein, Inc. announced today that Ruby Eaches, Practice Manager for North Carolina-based Surf City Dental, has been selected as the recipient of the fifth annual Green Leader Award by the American Association of Dental Office Management...

07:00
Investments by North American utilities in green and renewable energy, as well as digital technologies, have the potential to reduce carbon emissions, and provide greater energy choices and lower costs to consumers, according to Capgemini's World...


8 november 2017

15:00
Today Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that SporTran has deployed Louisiana's first fleet of zero-emission, battery-electric buses in Shreveport. The five Proterra 40' Catalyst E2 buses will go into...

14:23
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has launched the Consortium for Scenario Planning, an initiative to bring together urban planners, software developers, researchers, and others from the public, private, academic, and nonprofit sectors to build...

13:47
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today issued a reminder about available smart thermostat and appliance rebates that give customers cash back while helping keep natural gas bills low.  Temperatures in Southern California typically turn cooler...

13:11
Science is the foundation of Environment and Climate Change Canada's work. Canada recognizes the importance of sound science in evidence-based decision making, and it remains committed to supporting climate and atmospheric science in Canada. That is...

13:01
Josh Norman and his Starz 24 foundation, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, are spearheading a campaign to benefit the thousands of youth impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. The two-week-long initiative will be activated with...

11:39
Voters across America last night passed local and state ballot measures that will provide more than $1.5 billion for parks and conservation, The Trust for Public Land announced today. Of 30 local park and open space measures on the ballot, 26...

11:01
Canada continues to garner international respect as a trusted global leader, committed to clean energy, gender equality, innovation and energy security. Building on these strengths, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr,...

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