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7 september 2017

15:54
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded, struck the Dominican Republic and Haiti today with sustained winds of up to 295 km/h coupled with torrential rainfall. While the extent of...

15:07
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interest in environmental labels continues to surge as consumers demand more from companies, according to new research from GlobeScan and Fairtrade America. Awareness of organic and non-GMO...

14:00
ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today announced that the company has recycled more than 100,000 tons of materials since 2013. This milestone coincides with the 10th anniversary of the company's Cox Conserves sustainability...

13:31
OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) meets this week in Montreal. If mitigation pathways are to be on target, keeping a global temperature rise limited to 1.5 degrees while simultaneously staying on course to...

11:46
OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced today that he will host the First Ministers' Meeting (FMM), including a meeting of First Ministers with national Indigenous leaders, in the National Capital Region on October...

11:05
LONDON, September 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global news portal One News Page today announces its collation of latest hurricane news video reports as a useful information resource for those tracking hurricane forecasts, preparedness advice and...

09:26
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth...

09:05
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business industry performance and practice globally, unveiled TRUE (Total...

08:33
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to build on a smarter and more sustainable energy future, Duke Energy today was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 12th consecutive year....

08:30
EAST HAMPTON, Conn., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickinson's Witch Hazel Skincare is kicking off National Planting Day today by donating real Witch Hazel pollinator gardens to support Keep America Beautiful and pollinator health during the entire...

08:01
With a score of 89/100 the Company is confirmed as the Industry Leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices for the seventh consecutive year. CNH Industrial has also been named as Industry Group Leader in Capital Goods for the...

07:30
WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy player ENGIE, focusing on responsible growth and a transition to a low-carbon economy, and Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation's leading community solar solutions provider, have...

07:00
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- To motivate parents and their children to spend more time in nature together, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council today launched a new public service advertisement (PSA) campaign urging families to...


6 september 2017

17:22
OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has launched a new website - cariboufacts.ca - to share facts with Canadians about caribou herds and to urge the federal government to build caribou plans that address the...

15:45
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) is pleased to announce that STIHL Inc. and Goodwill Industries International are the winners of the 2017 Excellence in Reusable Packaging award. Two award...

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,...

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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...

18:15
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...