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6 september 2017

13:10
Scientists from 195 countries to discuss next report on climate change assessment MONTRÉAL, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - In hosting the 46th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Canada is demonstrating its leadership on...

10:05
RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia will be offering residential and business customers the opportunity to "go solar" even without investing in solar panels on their rooftops. These customers will be able to have a...

09:58
AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities can now get even more money back for recycling their old refrigerators and freezers.  The incentive has been increased from $50 to $75 for each appliance...

09:10
MIAMI, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, marked the official beginning of construction for the first of its seven next-generation cruise ships that will be...

08:00
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aptly referred to as "Project Legacy," the new 20,000 square meter academic building designed by lead architects William McDonough + Partners for Universidad EAN (UEAN) will embody the university's...

08:00
Study funded by PharmaCielo compares impact of cultivation in Colombia, Washington and Colorado TORONTO and RIONEGRO, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Global Footprint Network, an international nonprofit organization that is changing how the world...

06:12
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, September 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 11th conference "International Economy and Policy in Environmental Protection" was held on August 28-29 at the International Specialized Exhibition Astana EXPO-2017.  The key issues...

06:00
LOS ANGELES and FOSTER CITY, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Colton Joint Unified School District (CJUSD), in San Bernardino County, California is on the road to sustainable student mobility with the delivery of two all-electric, zero-emission,...

06:00
Trillions of dollars in investment needed to green our economy OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Carbon pricing will help Canada reduce emissions but the reductions will fall short of the government's goal of a 30 per cent reduction from 2005 levels...

05:00
- CEO GRANT REID, SPEAKING AHEAD OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND CLIMATE WEEK, BELIEVES THE ENGINE OF GLOBAL BUSINESS ? ITS SUPPLY CHAIN ? IS BROKEN AND REQUIRES TRANSFORMATIONAL, CROSS-INDUSTRY COLLABORATION TO FIX IT    - SAYS THAT TO DELIVER ON UN...


5 september 2017

19:01
More than 80 percent of tap water samples collected worldwide tested positive for microplastics WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Orb Media, a D.C.-based non-profit digital newsroom, released Invisibles: The Plastic Inside Us, the...

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VANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Together, the governments of Canada and British Columbia continue to support the people of British Columbia and First Nations communities facing the immediate and long-term impacts of wildfires. Today the Ad Hoc...

17:58
VANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - A strong regulatory and safety regime for pipelines is vital to the public's confidence in pipeline projects and Canada's ability to sustainably move our energy resources to domestic and global markets. Canada's...

17:47
NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As we were before and during Hurricane Harvey, Verizon is well prepared to serve its customers in Florida and the southeastern U.S. with the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE network should Hurricane...

17:35
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As California's Bottle Bill celebrates its 30th anniversarythis month, recycling rates are tumbling as recycling centers close due to inaction in the state legislature to fix the program. According...

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CHICAGO, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- E.ON today began construction on its Texas Waves energy storage projects co-located at the existing E.ON Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 megawatt (MW) short duration...

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OTTAWA, Sept. 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Federal and British Columbia ministers will meet at the Office of the Premier of British Columbia to discuss joint efforts to respond, recover and rebuild from the devastating wildfires still affecting the province....

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NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. You can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network ? it's easy and...

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MIAMI, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever since they began operation, Magniflex has taken a firm stance on their environmental initiative. In 1986, Magniflex patented the vacuum pack technology which quickly became one of the most innovative...

11:52
BOSTON, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- enVerid Systems, Inc. is proud to announce that its Director of System Performance and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Dr. Marwa Zaatari, has been selected by The NEWS as a member of its exclusive 2017 Top 40 Under 40....

09:37
FORT MILL, S.C., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nation Ford Chemical (NFC) announced that as a result of rigorous monitoring, operation and maintenance of its on-site waste water treatment plant, the company was awarded a Gold Excellence Award from...

09:30
BOSTON, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WFXT Boston 25, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Boston's Cox Conserves Heroes program were...

05:12
CHENGDU, China, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At 11 am on September 2, construction for phase one of the Brocade City Greenway, one of the "three rings" of the Tianfu Greenway System, broke ground, indicating the official commencement of the...


4 september 2017

09:00
HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China's characteristic towns that originated in Zhejiang are spreading across China - Anji is an ecological county with distinctive features in the north of Zhejiang. Depending on its local bamboo groves...


1 september 2017

19:28
SEATTLE, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KIRO 7, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Seattle's Cox Conserves Heroes program were...

16:07
OTTAWA, Sept. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement about the flooding situation in the States of Texas and Louisiana: "Our thoughts and prayers are...

14:33
Public Comments Invited OTTAWA, Sept. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Lynn Lake Gold Project, located in northwestern Manitoba. The Agency...

14:24
HOUSTON, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon company-owned stores in Corpus Christi and Victoria, and most stores in metro Houston are open for business today following several days of being closed as a result of Hurricane Harvey. Residents can...

13:54
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas and national leaders from higher education associations, institutions, foundations, and businesses have come together to launch the Harvey HELP Fund, a crowd-sourced relief fund dedicated to aiding...

13:26
NEW YORK, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Brixmor Property Group Inc. (NYSE: BRX) ("Brixmor" or the "Company") announced today that of its 52 properties in the areas impacted by the storm in Texas and Louisiana, one property remains closed due to...