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16 january 2018

12:00
Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in Atlantic Canada to call their insurance representatives immediately if they have damage to report. "We have seen the devastating effects...

10:37
Gutterglove announces that its multi-patented technology has resulted in significant reductions of atmosphere released carbon dioxide and solid waste. Their new design in gutter guards eliminated the need for using 4,926 tons of aluminum from 2011...

10:13
Polar Ice® Vodka, an award-winning Canadian vodka, has re-launched their limited-edition bottle across Canada this month with the iconic polar bear missing from the label. This special bottle asks the question, "Where's the bear?", with a nod to what...

09:42
At a special press conference during media day for this year's Montréal International Auto Show, Toyota Canada will make an important announcement in Québec that will expand the options for drivers to support decarbonization of vehicles in Canada....

09:05
Mayor Michael B. Hancock and city officials will participate in a panel discussion at The Alliance Center (TAC) on Jan. 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The panel will discuss Denver's climate goals, and what residents can do to help support Denver's...

09:00
Oregon's 2017 fire season will be remembered as one of the worst on record, with large blazes such as the Chetco Bar fire requiring huge expenses to suppress. But there's more to the story than the millions of dollars spent fighting this...

08:40
Some of the shocking images are difficult to watch, others should have never aired because the scenarios which played out in the film should not have been allowed to occur in the first place. Horrifically, the...

07:00
eCobalt Solutions Inc. ("eCobalt" or "the Company") has made significant progress in identifying strategic off-take partners for its clean cobalt concentrate. The Company has signed multiple Letters of Intent (the "LOIs") with reputable firms across...


15 january 2018

16:01
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting and partnering with northern communities as they take action on climate change. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs committed to...

14:07
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Foxtrot Rare Earth Element Mine Project located 10 kilometres west of St. Lewis, Newfoundland and Labrador.   The Agency...

12:05
Canadians know that pollution isn't free. They see the costs in droughts, floods, extreme weather events, and the impacts to their health. A price on carbon pollution is one of the most efficient tools we have to fight climate change and drive clean...

11:03
Smart grids ? electric grids that make better use of existing generation, transmission and distribution assets to provide a higher quality of service to customers ? result in more dynamic and flexible electricity systems and safer delivery of power,...

10:00
Successfully launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the JPSS-1 satellite is joining the NOAA/NASA...

08:45
The Noya Fields Family Charitable Funds (www.noyafieldsfamily.org) will officially join the growing movement of foundations, educational institutions, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds governments and municipalities that are divesting their...

08:30
As Canadians continue to make greener choices, the Government of Canada is making investments that will give them more options to drive clean. Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Tracadie?Bathurst, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada's...

07:30
Koppert Biological Systems, a global player in biological control in horticulture, selected Alfen to supply a smart microgrid for the energy supply to their new facilities. Koppert Biological Systems was recently ranked number one in the...


12 january 2018

15:18
The Competition Bureau participated in a proposed Canadian class action settlement agreement reached by Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche with buyers or lessees of certain 3.0 litre diesel vehicles. This settlement, if approved by the courts, will provide...

12:39
Due to the heavy snowfall forecast for tomorrow, Montréal's regional public health department (DRSP) of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal would like to remind residents of measures to take to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning:...

12:25
Climate experts from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will provide the annual release of data on global temperatures and discuss the most important climate trends of 2017 during a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EST...

11:22
Transportation Insight, a globally recognized Enterprise Logistics Provider and business strategist, has again received a Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The honor marks Transportation Insight's 12th sustainability...

07:43
OIA Global, a leading worldwide logistics, packaging, and materials sourcing provider, has announced a collaboration with Digimarc, inventor of The Barcode of Everythingtm, and Ditto Sustainable Brand Solutions to create Ditto Smart Hangers.  By...

03:00
The Andes Amazon Fund celebrates the creation of Yaguas National Park, established today by the Peruvian government. Located in the northern region of Loreto, Peru's newest national park will safeguard 2,147,166 acres of rainforest and a vast river...


11 january 2018

17:39
VIZIO, Inc. announced today its Silver Tier award distinction from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizing the brand's significant contributions to sustainable electronics recycling practices.  VIZIO received the award at the EPA's...

13:37
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Howse Property Iron Mine Project, located in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups...

08:40
Greenskies Renewable Energy LLC ("Greenskies") has completed the installation of solar arrays at four schools in Trumbull, Connecticut.  The projects will significantly lower the annual electric costs at Madison Middle School, Hillcrest Middle...

08:02
At Kellogg Company, our sustainability team works to ensure that our cereals, snacks, frozen and veggie foods are grown and made in the most ethical, environmental and socially responsible way. In a world where there are more people and increasingly...

03:39
Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement on a research and development program for autonomous electric buses. The program is part of the Land Transport Authority of Singapore's drive to...


10 january 2018

16:27
The new year is a time when Canadians look for opportunities to make our lives and our world a little bit better. Conservation remains one of the best ways to do so. In the face of today's changing climate, protecting Canada's natural areas is our...

15:00
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is receiving almost $600,000 from Western Economic Diversification Canada and $200,000 from Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) to design and construct a high temperature, high pressure...

15:00
Today, the Ohio Conservative Energy Forum (OHCEF) www.ohcef.org released a statewide poll showing conservative voters throughout the state overwhelmingly support public policies that encourage greater production of renewable energy and increasing...

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