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3 july 2015

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First Nation leaders, Elders and youth from across the country will gather in Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) traditional territory next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 36th national Annual General Assembly (AGA) taking place at the Hotel...


2 july 2015

13:14
Pope Francis, President Obama, medical organizations, and the prestigious British medical journal The Lancet are all demanding "action" to prevent disastrous public health effects from "climate change." The most important action is the Obama...


1 july 2015

14:36
Sustainability innovation is powering business growth, according to a new research report published this week. Between 2010 and 2013, revenues from company-defined portfolios of sustainable products and services grew by 91 percent among the companies...


30 june 2015

13:33
The popular CPS Energy Cool Energy Program for window air conditioners (AC) has expanded its offerings for qualified residential customers in the San Antonio area with more ways to stay cool and save money on your electricity bill this summer. The...

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Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), has completed the construction and onshore testing of a 250kW bioWAVE pilot demonstration unit. The project is supported by an AUD11 million grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), a...

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A press conference was held on June 30, 2015, to announce the release of a new report about the sustainability of global marine fisheries in the 21st century titled "Predicting Future Oceans." The report is a product of the Nippon Foundation - UBC...


29 june 2015

20:09
A standing-room only crowd assembled in the Tom Bradley Room of Los Angeles City Hall on Thursday, June 25, for the launch of "Path to Positive: Los Angeles?Leveraging Regional Action for Global Impact on Climate Solutions," an initiative jointly...

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Today in Chicago, the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) joined the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for an important public discussion on the economic consequences of the Environmental Protection Agency's...

13:15
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) president & CEO Karen Kerrigan issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and regulatory costs: "Today's ruling...

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Amsterdam Declaration focuses on need for immediate action to safeguard soils - vital for food supplies - for future generations  "Please look after our planet. Cultivate it, pass it on responsibly, so we may do the same. Please look after the...


26 june 2015

15:24
MiningWatch Canada welcomes the B.C. government's Wednesday announcement that it will review the provincial mining code, but warns that the review needs to be broad enough to address the full range of necessary changes in mining policies and...


25 june 2015

12:43
In Canada, water touches every facet of our lives ? connecting our economy, our ecosystems and the health of our communities. Addressing each of these areas through a "water lens" can lead to integrated approaches that can achieve more sustainable...


23 june 2015

01:00
The Chairman of Syngenta's Board of Directors, Michel Demaré, today outlined the company's position on Monsanto's recent approach, which was rejected for not being in the best interests of Syngenta, its shareholders and its stakeholders. Mr Demaré's...


22 june 2015

14:57
Summit Midstream Partners, LP today announced that Zachary "Zak" Covar, former Commissioner of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), has joined Summit Midstream as Vice President in charge of Summit's Health, Safety, Environmental...

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The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) says the recommendations by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources on transforming the forest sector will help the industry reach the ambitious goals of its Vision2020. The...


19 june 2015

15:05
The Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC), and the California Air Ressources Board (ARB), announced today that the fourth joint carbon market auction will be held on August...

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The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario), on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, in partnership with Sustainable Development Technology...

10:45
Today, leaders at the American Trucking Associations offered statements of support for the Obama Administration's second round of greenhouse gas and fuel efficiency rules for commercial trucks, but remains concerned the rule may result in the use of...


18 june 2015

17:58
The below letter was sent to the United States House of Representatives calling for the reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is set to expire on September 30, 2015. Signed by 75 Latino organizations from across the...

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The Mayors National Climate Action Agenda today called on President Obama to fight for the strongest possible climate agreement at the upcoming 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21) in...

13:27
Politics are playing out like a poorly scripted drama movie in the House Chambers of the North Carolina General Assembly. Representative Roger West, who rose to national prominence for his $75K possum drop bill, inserted pork language within the...

09:15
Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that builds clean, green and beautiful communities, today announced Lowe's has donated $1 million to support 50 local community service projects and Keep America's Beautiful's Great American...

08:09
The National Energy Board (NEB) requires Enbridge to conduct hydrostatic testing on Line 9B to provide the necessary level of confidence in the pipeline's safe operation.    Before Line 9B becomes operational, hydrostatic testing results of three...


17 june 2015

18:16
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and the Honourable Michael Miltenberger, Northwest Territories Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, today announced on behalf of the six signatories...

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President Obama will address the nation's mayors the afternoon of Friday, June 19th at the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) 83rd Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Under the leadership of USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host San...

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The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, issued the following statement today, outlining the Governor in Council's determination that the environmental effects of the proposed LNG Canada Export Terminal Project are justified in the...

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The Honourable Peter Kent, P.C., M.P. for Thornhill, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario and Raymond Louie, President of...

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The 20th Century model of large baseload electricity generation, including nuclear reactors, is in an irreversible decline in the face of the emerging 21st Century decentralized power model relying on renewables, energy efficiency, and...

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Will organize large nuclear-free, carbon-free contingent to Paris climate march in December Clean energy groups from across the world today launched a new international campaign in preparation for December's COP21 climate summit in Paris, to ensure...


16 june 2015

13:06
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has notified Range Resources-Appalachia, LLC, of Fort Worth, TX that it intends to assess an $8.9 million civil penalty against the company, and has directed Range Resources to prevent...


15 june 2015

12:23
Major cities across six continents including national capitals such as Beijing, Washington DC, New Delhi, Addis Ababa and London will unite for 24 hours on 18 June. Entrepreneurs, students and policy makers will work together to find new solutions to...


11 june 2015

10:27
Today, the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) released a study on the threat of EPA regulations to low-income groups and minorities. The study finds that EPA's so-called "Clean Power Plan" will inflict severe and disproportionate economic...

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The Mayor of Montréal, the Honourable Denis Coderre, invites the media to attend the following press activities to be held as part of the Living Together Summit. This world première will bring together mayors from around the world to discuss the...


10 june 2015

23:30
Hawaii enacted a law this week that requires all of the state's electricity to be produced from renewable energy sources no later than 2045. The new policy, Act 97, makes Hawaii the first state in the nation to adopt a 100 percent renewable...

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On June 11-12, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, along with Canadian Inuit representatives will meet with their United States...

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Today more than 100 prominent scientists from across North America, including climate scientists, economists, geophysicists, and biologists, released a consensus statement entitled "Ten Reasons for a Moratorium" that shows why Canada and the United...

12:52
The Mayor of Montréal, the Honourable Denis Coderre, invites the media to attend the following press activities to be held as part of the Living Together Summit. This world première will bring together mayors from around the world to discuss the...

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We are advised by Ville de Montréal - Cabinet du maire et du comité exécutif that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Living Together Summit in Montréal/, issued 10-Jun-2015 over CNW....

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On Wednesday, June 10, National Energy Board (NEB) officials will oversee and evaluate a full scale emergency exercise at the Kinder Morgan Edmonton Terminal tank farm. The tank farm is located in Strathcona Country, next to the City of Edmonton....

09:00
In support of the President's recently-released National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators, seed giant W. Atlee Burpee & Co. has donated one million Bee and Butterfly Garden flower seed packets to the U.S. Department...


9 june 2015

16:16
The Mayor of Montréal, the Honourable Denis Coderre, invites the media to attend the following press activities to be held as part of the Living Together Summit. This world première will bring together mayors from around the world to discuss the...

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NASA has released data showing how temperature and rainfall patterns worldwide may change through the year 2100 because of growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere. The dataset, which is available to the public, shows...


8 june 2015

09:44
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites local governments, engineers, environmental groups, and the general public to comment on the proposed changes to the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for...


5 june 2015

16:36
Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host San Francisco (CA) Mayor Ed Lee, more than 250 of the nation's mayors will convene at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square this summer to...

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A numbered company, 0831689 BC Ltd., known as Electronics Recycling Canada, and its director Sai Feng Guan were ordered to pay a total of $40,000 in fines to British Columbia Provincial Court for offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection...

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Today, the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council, highlighted Canada's leadership in advancing world-class meteorological services and...

11:30
Approximately 130 attendees from the Americas, Europe and Asia addressed the latest issues and developments facing OEMs and aftermarket producers in the digital printing industry at RT Media's Imaging Summit & Expo at the South Point Hotel & Casino...

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To mark World Environment Day, the GSI today launches an interactive online Sustainability Report setting a new standard for transparency reporting for a global food sector. The report demonstrates the GSI members' strong commitment to continuous...


4 june 2015

12:00
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) and Florida International University (FIU) today announced a new partnership to build a commercial-scale distributed solar power facility that will both generate electricity for FPL's 4.8 million customers and...

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On June 10th, a panel of thought leaders in policy, academia and industry will convene in Sacramento to debate California Governor Jerry Brown's new energy and climate proposal calling for a 50 percent reduction in petroleum use by 2030 ? "50/50/50...

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