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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Enjeux environnementaux

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18 septembre 2018

05:00
Tenez-vous bien : si vous n'utilisez pas votre cafetière filtre de manière optimale, elle peut s'avérer pire pour l'environnement qu'un modèle à capsules. Par ailleurs, acheter des fraises de Californie, des tomates du Mexique et des concombres...

04:00
The Republic Services team cares about the safety and well-being of its employees and customers and is working hard to support the communities affected by Hurricane Florence. The storm's high winds, heavy rains and flooding caused damage in some...

02:00
In Versailles you will find the Madame Elisabeth Estate, eight hectares given by Louis XVI to his sister Princess Elisabeth of France, who grew her fruit and vegetables there and gave them to the underprivileged. The Yvelines Département and Simone...

02:00
A Versailles, s'étend le Domaine de Madame Elisabeth, 8 hectares offerts par Louis XVI à sa soeur, la princesse Elisabeth de France, qui y cultivait son potager et en offrait le fruit aux défavorisés. Le Département des Yvelines et Simone Zanoni,...


17 septembre 2018

19:35
La pollution plastique est un grave problème mondial qui menace la santé de nos océans, de nos lacs et de nos rivières. Voilà pourquoi le premier ministre, Justin Trudeau, a lancé la charte internationale sur les plastiques dans les océans en juin...

19:30
Plastics pollution is a major global challenge for the health of our oceans, lakes and rivers. That's why Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched the international Ocean Plastics Charter in June and has made oceans health and plastic pollution a...

15:21
Today, on the first day of Pollution Prevention Week, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced that all 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven Caribbean islands ? including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and...

14:16
L'Agence canadienne d'évaluation environnementale (l'Agence) réalise une évaluation environnementale fédérale pour le projet de mine d'or souterraine Red Mountain, situé au nord-est de Stewart, en Colombie-Britannique. Le projet est également...

14:10
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Red Mountain Underground Gold Project, located northeast of Stewart, British Columbia. The project is also subject to...

13:53
FirstService Residential, North America's leading property management company, announced the immediate availability of $10 million in emergency loans to aid its managed communities in North Carolina and South Carolina damaged by Hurricane Florence.  ...

13:17
The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to announce it has planted more than 2.6 million trees in 2018, the largest number of trees planted in a single year by the NFF.  "We are thrilled to have planted this many trees in one year," said Wes...

10:00
Canada is fortunate to have some of the most spectacular coastlines in the world, serving as a home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The Government of Canada, under the Oceans Protection Plan, is taking action to preserve and restore...

10:00
Le Canada est privilégié de posséder certains des littoraux les plus spectaculaires du monde, qui servent d'habitat à une riche biodiversité et à de précieux écosystèmes. Le gouvernement du Canada prend des mesures dans le cadre du Plan de protection...

09:00
Dès le 1er octobre prochain, la Ville de Montréal mettra en application un volet important de son Règlement concernant les appareils et les foyers permettant un combustible solide (15-069) en interdisant l'utilisation d'appareils à combustible solide...


16 septembre 2018

10:42
Duke Energy has restored power to more than 830,000 customers so far in North Carolina and South Carolina out of more than 1.25 million total outages caused by what is now Tropical Storm Florence.   Currently, 450,000...


14 septembre 2018

16:24
À la suite de la découverte d'un cas de maladie débilitante chronique (MDC) chez un cervidé d'élevage dans la région des Laurentides, le ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) annonce la mise en place de mesures afin de protéger la...

15:29
Le ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) et le California Air Resources Board (CARB) annoncent la tenue d'une vente aux enchères conjointe le 14 novembre prochain. La...

15:00
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) for the Zero-Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) project. The total project cost for this initial phase is...

13:29
La Banque Scotia a été admise à l'indice nord-américain de durabilité Dow Jones 2018 (Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America 2018), voyant ainsi ses initiatives sur les plans de l'environnement, de la responsabilité sociale et de la gouvernance...

13:27
Scotiabank was recognized for its success in environmental, social and governance initiatives by placing on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI), in the top 20 per cent of companies globally, and as one of the largest...

12:04
Caterpillar Inc. has been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 19th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI. "Caterpillar provides the solutions our...

10:19
Lors du Sommet mondial en action climatique de San Francisco, événement qui se termine aujourd'hui, le responsable de l'environnement et du développement durable au sein du comité exécutif de la Ville de Montréal, Monsieur Jean-François Parenteau, a...

06:30
Canadian families and communities are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from droughts and heat waves to wildfires and floods. Canada has a plan to fight climate change and it's working. Not only is it cutting pollution and creating good...

06:30
Les familles et collectivités canadiennes constatent directement les coûts des changements climatiques causés par les sécheresses, les canicules, les feux et les inondations. Le Canada a un plan pour lutter contre les changements climatiques, et ce...

03:30
Oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant Corexit® 9500 when it was used to clean up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Connecticut. The team determined this...

02:27
The 18th World Winter Cities Association for Mayors Conference (WWCAM Conference) was held in Shenyang on Sept. 12, 2018. The conference invited 41 city groups and 52 chamber of commerce groups from 30 countries, according to Shenyang Municipal...


13 septembre 2018

22:18
Les familles et collectivités canadiennes constatent directement les coûts des changements climatiques causés par les sécheresses, les canicules, les feux et les inondations. Le Canada a un plan pour lutter contre les changements climatiques, et ce...

22:17
Canadian families and communities are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from droughts and heat waves to wildfires and floods. Canada has a plan to fight climate change and it's working. Not only is it cutting pollution and creating good...

19:00
IKEA Group1 takes the next step towards reaching 100% zero emissions home deliveries by announcing an accelerated timeline for transitioning to EV in five major inner cities - Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and Shanghai - by 2020. Reaching...

16:00
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the company has joined the Hydrogen Council, a global initiative of leading energy, transport and industry companies with a united vision to foster the role of hydrogen technologies in the global...

14:32
This week marks a historic moment for the world of climate literacy in San Francisco as leaders of climate leadership gather at hundreds of venues- with five events hosted from our twin locations. The operative word for...

13:30
To support marine conservation efforts, Shell Canada ("Shell") today announced it intends to voluntarily release about 50,000 km2 of exploratory permits off coastal British Columbia, Canada. More than one and a half times the size of Vancouver...

12:18
Namibia today released its strategy to deliver its commitments to the Paris Agreement by fast-tracking climate action.  Building off progress already made through Namibia's existing climate plans and policies, the Namibia NDC Partnership Plan...

11:21
En cette période de campagne électorale, un collectif de citoyennes et de citoyens engagés a décidé de contribuer à donner toute sa place à l'environnement dans les enjeux climatiques. Il en appelle à une manifestation « La Planète s'invite dans la...

10:54
Chassis Brakes International and MANN+HUMMEL have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop brake systems with an add-on particle filter to reduce particulate emissions from passenger-car brakes. Vehicle...

10:05
Le chercheur Stéphane Godbout s'est récemment vu décerner un Fellow Award à l'occasion du gala annuel de la Société canadienne de génie agroalimentaire et de bio-ingénierie (SCGAB). Cet évènement vise à encourager l'excellence au sein de la...

09:00
In light of the emergency caused by the ecological, social and economic impacts of climate change, the climate challenge is a shared responsibility that requires the mobilization of and cooperation between everyone: governments, the public and...

09:00
Hier a eu lieu le premier Sommet KHEOPS sur les infrastructures et les enjeux sociaux, en présence de M. Rémi Quirion, scientifique en chef du Québec qui a prononcé l'allocution d'ouverture. « Il est essentiel de développer nos connaissances sur les...

08:30
In an effort to protect the rights of communities nationwide, over 60 local officials from across the country sent a letter to Congress today opposing a farm bill provision that takes away local governments' authority to restrict hazardous...

08:00
Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, today at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), announced the company's leadership in the creation of the Step Up Declaration and strategic corporate commitments to help catalyze a climate turning point by...

07:30
Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ) a dévoilé aujourd'hui les résultats d'un sondage* réalisé par la firme Léger sur les habitudes des Québécois en matière de récupération du verre. Une opération de sensibilisation dans les médias sociaux sera lancée en...

06:00
Today, the Value Village®, also known as Village des Valeurs® in Québec, announced the decision to phase out plastic bags from stores across Canada and the United States by the end of 2018. In place of the plastic bags, shoppers are encouraged to use...


12 septembre 2018

18:45
L'honorable Jonathan Wilkinson, ministre des Pêches, des Océans et de la Garde côtière canadienne, au nom de l'honorable Catherine McKenna, ministre de l'Environnement et du Changement climatique, va faire une annonce concernant la conservation...

18:45
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will announce the designation of a new marine National Wildlife...

16:00
Leadership in structural and architectural wood use by local governments was recognized today at the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Convention in Whistler. Five local governments were presented with 2018 Community Recognition Awards for use of...

15:51
The nonprofit consumer group responsible for the most effective regulation of the insurance industry in America said today it would be challenging America's insurance companies to join their European counterparts in refusing to underwrite coal and...

14:26
The Parking REIT, Inc. announced today that the company has launched a lighting retrofit project at parking facilities throughout its portfolio to replace inefficient fluorescent and sodium lighting with modern and highly efficient LED lighting. Thus...

13:33
FleetCarma and The Tennessee Valley Authority, with Nashville Electric Service and Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation has launched SmartCharge Nashville. This project will be a voluntary study in and around the Nashville area to...

13:30
More than nine out of 10 solar-ready homes and schools in the United States have not yet gone solar and the new app-driven Renewable Nation and its "Solar Schools 2025" program intend to do something about that.  The Renewable Nation app is...

12:00
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- As mayors, governors, advocates, and business leaders convene in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), a new poll commissioned by the United Nations Foundation and Better World...

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