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12 december 2017

08:26
News Summary Dell Inc. and Lonely Whale bring together cross industry consortium of companies including General Motors, Trek Bicycle, Herman Miller, Interface, Van de Sant, Humanscale and Bureo to scale the use of ocean-bound plastics With support...

08:13
At the One Planet Summit in Paris today, Canada and the World Bank Group announced a partnership to support effective climate action in developing countries in support of the Paris Agreement.  Climate change is affecting us today and its effects will...

07:00
EnSync, Inc. , a leading developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), today announced that its Hawaiian-based subsidiary, Holu Energy LLC, signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a photovoltaic system for Nuuanu Terrace,...

06:45
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, is travelling to Paris, France, to attend the One Planet Summit, hosted by France's President, Emmanuel Macron. The summit celebrates the two-year anniversary of the signing of the...

06:19
Canada is committed to providing leadership and working with our international partners to help move toward a more sustainable model for economic development. Yesterday, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, concluded a...


11 december 2017

16:44
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today's decision by B.C. Premier John Horgan to move forward with the Site C dam project is a major setback to reconciliation. First Nations will continue to work towards protection...

12:51
Heartbreaking loss has led to a leap in progress for beluga whale conservation science: the beluga genome has been sequenced for the first time. BC Cancer's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) worked with genetic...

11:48
On Thursday, December 7, 2017 CPS Energy along with the City of San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), participated in a SA Climate Ready Plan discussion with San Antonio residents. This meeting is the first in what will be a...

10:00
Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, will join other sustainability leaders to support and accelerate the common fight against climate change at the One Planet Summit. Two years to the day...

10:00
Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity and is throwing light on the doubling of its energy productivity.   The company strongly believes it...

08:35
Jimmy Buffett wanted his cheeseburger in paradise. He probably still does.  It turns out, though, that cheeseburgers might not be so good for the environment, especially the rainforests. These days much more is known about how the rainforests...

07:40
New foundation Impact Earth is the first blockchain platform to support origination, development and management of Real Estate Impact Investments in developing countries that support the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainability Development Goals...

06:10
Newman's Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, provided a grant of $500,000 to Wild Earth Allies to support their global conservation work. The funds will help Wild Earth Allies launch The Wild Fund to protect more...

05:00
At all levels of agricultural regulation - national, European, and international - important changes are required to be able to address the challenges of climate change. Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is crucial, on the one hand, to...


10 december 2017

06:30
The Governments of Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change. The plan puts the...


9 december 2017

16:48
The Governments of Canada and British Columbia announced the first annual progress report on the implementation of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the first pan-Canadian plan to address climate change. The plan puts the...


8 december 2017

14:12
More wildfires broke out overnight in Southern California, pushing the number of people forced to leave their homes to nearly 200,000. In the midst of the devastation, the American Red Cross is making sure those affected have a safe place to stay,...

14:00
The Government of Canada is using innovative approaches to energy procurement to provide sound financial stewardship and be better positioned to take advantage of renewable natural gas when it becomes available in Canada. Public Services and...

11:49
Canada is investing in research and development in our natural resource sectors to support the economy and our environment for future generations. Today, Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, on behalf of Canada's Minister of...

09:19
The Wildlife Justice Commission (WJC, http://www.wildlifejustice.org ) has served the authorities...

09:00
Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced that Laura Thompson, Director of Sustainable Development and Policy Initiatives at Sappi, was named the 2018 Woman of Distinction by...

08:35
Although it is illegal to throw electronics in the trash, many people have no idea how to safely dispose of old computers, cell phones and other electronic devices. DocuVault now enables communities in the Delaware Valley to provide their residents...

08:33
Case File presents evidence regarding a professional criminal network trading in more than USD 15 million worth of high-value wildlife products.   One year after the WJC's Public Hearing, it provides the Vietnamese government concrete...


7 december 2017

17:31
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Multiculturalism, today announced that the Department of Canadian Heritage will provide over $157,000 in funding for the ACCT Foundation's project Strengthening...

17:00
The National Energy Board (NEB) issued an order today declaring that Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) is not required to comply with two sections of the City of Burnaby's bylaws as the company prepares to begin constructing the Trans...

16:35
Connor, Clark & Lunn Infrastructure announced today the closing of two separate bond financings totaling approximately $359 million for the 50 megawatt Windsor Solar Project and the 50 megawatt Southgate Solar Project. The proceeds from these unrated...

15:35
Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) signed the Dutch Gold Sector International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC) agreement along with electronics and jewellery manufacturers, gold recycling firms, civil society organizations and the Dutch government....

13:07
Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading provider of global IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) reached an agreement to resolve issues resulting from Summary of Violations (SOVs)...

12:30
Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. ("Sleep Country" or the "Company") , the leading specialty mattress retailer in Canada today announced it is outfitting the Women's Centre Grey and Bruce Shelter with new mattresses, pillows and bedding accessories....

10:02
The future of work trucks is evolving and will be discussed and demonstrated at Green Truck Summit 2018, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® 2018 and Fleet Technical Congress in Indianapolis. Produced by NTEA ? The Association for the Work...

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