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All news and actualities about the environment, green technologies, recycling, biological agriculture, sustainable development and green energy.

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13 june 2018

10:00
The recent Dutch coalition agreement and the Klimaatakkoord 2019 set out an ambitious decarbonisation roadmap for its electricity system, in which the generation mix faces a radical realignment. Renewable capacities almost triple, while thermal...

08:00
Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will announce new regulations to improve air quality and reduce carbon pollution from the transportation sector, as part of Canada's clean...

07:00
Media representatives are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada's Senior Climatologist, David Phillips, will present "Weather and Climate: It Is Not What Our Grandparents Knew." Famous for his factual and entertaining storytelling, David...

07:00
SONIFI Solutions announced a collaboration with Telkonet, Inc. to make hotel rooms smarter and more connected, by combining energy management solutions with in-room guest entertainment systems. Telkonet's EcoSmart...

06:00
The carbon market, in which Quebec, Ontario, and California take part, will have a negligible impact on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while leading to billions of dollars of losses for the economies of Quebec and Ontario, shows a publication...

05:00
Recycling bags could be key to righting Canada's recycling woes, reducing contamination, and capturing lost revenue, according to a new study by researchers at York University. The York study "Thinking Beyond the Box" ? an examination of collection...


12 june 2018

14:30
"I know that dipper wells go through a lot of water, and water is not free," said an inventor from Morrison, Colo. "In order to help save businesses money, I came up with a valve that makes a dipper well more efficient so that owners save money on...

13:18
United Airlines reached yet another milestone in its role as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by becoming the first carrier to achieve certification through the new Audubon International Green Hospitality Program for the airline's...

12:00
Finance Montréal (FM) is pleased to announce it will integrate the Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI) into its activities to create the Finance and Sustainability Initiative of Finance Montréal (IFD-FM). Today, FSI is holding the last event...

10:05
FirstEnergy's electric utilities are leading the industry with the use of aerial drones to inspect the nests of protected birds of prey.  The drones offer a fast and safe way to survey locations where the birds have started nesting on utility poles...

09:31
The 7th annual EcoRun, hosted by The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is coming to the province of New Brunswick. On June 21, twenty of the most highly-respected journalists from across Canada will be arriving together in...

08:34
Marc Mataya, Charlotte resident and serial inventor, created the Leaf Burrito®, a reusable yard waste removal bag, which is designed to help eliminate detrimental single-purpose plastic bags. Currently in use in Charlotte, the Leaf Burrito® won the...

05:00
Today, officials of the Indianapolis Prize ? the world's leading award for animal conservation ? named biodiversity champion Dr. Russ Mittermeier the 2018 recipient. In recognition of his major victories in protecting animal species and vital...

01:00
Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, expanded their processing lines at the Eindhoven, Netherlands e-waste facility. This site, known to be the largest e-waste...


11 june 2018

11:19
Ontario mayors at the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Conference will announce an exciting new venture to contribute to local, regional and national efforts to protect natural spaces. What: Mayors...

09:15
Clean Energy Technologies, Inc. , a rapidly growing designer and producer of energy efficient products with its patented magnetic turbine heat recovery generator, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to cross promote its products...

09:07
Five countries agreed to The Ocean Plastics Charter, an annex to the Charlevoix Blueprint for Healthy Oceans, Seas and Resilient Coastal Communities, at the G7 Summit this weekend. The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement,...

09:00
Interface® , a worldwide modular flooring company and global leader in sustainability, is the first global flooring manufacturer to declare that all of its products ? including all carpet tile and luxury vinyl tile (LVT) ? are carbon neutral across...

08:30
Media representatives are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada's Senior Climatologist, David Phillips, will present "Weather and Climate: It Is Not What Our Grandparents Knew." Famous for his factual and entertaining storytelling, David...

08:00
Interface® , a worldwide modular flooring company and global leader in sustainability, today unveils a new carpet tile collection and LVT product, Visual Codetm and Drawn Linestm, respectively, at the global commercial design show, NeoCon. The...

08:00
"As a very influential and powerful group of nations, the G7 has the potential to make a key contribution." - Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC CLIMATE CHANGE - the New Economy (CCTNE), is the leading climate change publication...

07:00
Canadian Zinc Corporation is pleased to report continued progress on permitting the long-term, all-season road access to the Prairie Creek Mine. Canadian Zinc ("CZN") has now submitted its formal replies to the...

05:00
A new study has calculated the lost time from work and the mental health impacts resulting from basement flooding. Of all extreme weather events in Canada, flooding is currently the costliest, causing millions of dollars in property damage....


10 june 2018

14:24
The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) offered support for the oceans and waterways focus of the Ocean Plastics Charter, which was endorsed by five countries at the G7 Summit on June...


9 june 2018

13:07
The American Chemistry Council offers the following experts to be available for comment to media organizations reporting on the Plastics Charter adopted by the G7 Summit in Quebec. Carol Hochu, President and CEO, Canadian Plastics Industry...

12:53
The American Chemistry Council offers the following expert to be available for comment to media organizations reporting on the Plastics Charter adopted by the G7 Summit in Quebec, Canada. Keith ChristmanManaging Director, Plastic MarketsAmerican...

06:00
Today, hundreds of people join together in a March for the Oceans in Washington, DC. Preventing development of industrial ocean fish farms is a prominent issue for participants, wearing pins and carrying signs with the hashtag "#dontcageouroceans"....


8 june 2018

16:17
Today, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the Haida Nation, Oceana Canada and Ocean Networks Canada announced a new partnership to share resources, knowledge and expertise to better understand and protect seamounts (underwater mountains) near the islands...

15:02
BillerudKorsnäs, a sustainability leader in the global packaging industry and provider of packaging solutions, is encouraging action against ocean litter in a series of just-announced U.S. events, in theme with this year's World Oceans Day. The...

14:47
The Mayors of Austin, TX and Schenectady, NY are the nation's top winners in the 2018 Mayors' Climate Protection Awards, an initiative sponsored by The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Walmart. The winners were announced today during the Mayors' Climate...

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