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Communiqués de presse par sujet : Enjeux environnementaux

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22 novembre 2017

09:30
As millions of American families celebrate Thanksgiving with traditional holiday meals, an inevitable crisis looms. Fat, oil and grease (FOG) from turkey, ham, bacon and all the trimmings will be discarded down kitchen sinks and toilets across the...

09:30
As millions of American families celebrate Thanksgiving with traditional holiday meals, an inevitable crisis looms. Fat, oil and grease (FOG) from turkey, ham, bacon and all the trimmings will be discarded down kitchen sinks and toilets across the...


21 novembre 2017

16:01
The results of the November 14 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission units auction held jointly with California are now available. This was the thirteenth joint auction to take place since the Québec and California markets were linked on January 1, 2014....

15:59
Les résultats de la vente aux enchères d'unités d'émission de gaz à effet de serre (GES), qui s'est tenue conjointement avec la Californie le 14 novembre dernier, sont maintenant disponibles. Il s'agissait de la treizième vente aux enchères conjointe...

13:39
La 8e édition du Gala EnviroLys s'est tenue le lundi 20 novembre en présence de madame Isabelle Melançon, ministre du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques, de L'Honorable Diane Lebouthillier,...

07:00
One of the most important problems that surrounds the world environment today is the amount of plastic waste that ends up in the landfill. More than 90% of the plastic products are not recycled and almost 75% of them find their way in the landfills....


20 novembre 2017

20:04
How can art help us understand the challenge of sustainability in the Toronto region? That is the challenge and the goal of THE LIVING CITY Art Exhibition, on display at Evergreen Brickworks November 23 - December 21. We've all heard thousands of...

17:34
La ministre de l'Environnement et du Changement climatique, Catherine McKenna, a rencontré le ministre de l'Environnement du Rwanda, Vincent Biruta, afin de signer un protocole d'entente de coopération environnementale....

17:31
The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, met with Rwanda's Minister of Environment, Vincent Biruta, to sign a memorandum of understanding on environmental cooperation. The memorandum of understanding identifies five areas...

16:00
Hydro-Québec a soumis au gouvernement la documentation nécessaire concernant l'enfouissement d'une portion de la ligne d'interconnexion Québec-New Hampshire dans le secteur de la forêt Hereford. Le gouvernement du Québec et Hydro-Québec sont prêts à...

12:36
« La décision du Nebraska aujourd'hui d'approuver le permis pour l'oléoduc Keystone XL créera de bons emplois dans la classe moyenne des deux côtés de la frontière canado-américaine. « Notre gouvernement a toujours appuyé le projet Keystone XL....

12:31
"Nebraska's decision today to approve the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline will result in good, middle-class jobs for workers on both sides of the Canada?U.S. border.  "Our government has always supported the Keystone XL project. With Nebraska's...

08:01
Imagine coming home from a grocery run and immediately tossing out a third of the food you purchased. It feels wasteful, doesn't it? And yet, that's exactly what is happening in the food system on a much larger scale, due largely to inefficiencies...

07:00
Catherine McKenna, ministre de l'Environnement et du Changement climatique, a pris la tête d'une délégation importante et productive à la Conférence des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP23) de cette année, qui s'est déroulée à Bonn,...

07:00
Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, led a strong and productive delegation at this year's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. This global gathering advanced the work of the Paris Agreement so...

06:00
Mounting snow banks, marathon shoveling sessions, icy windshields, delayed commutes. While we all know what to expect from winter by now, Canadians could be in store for a particularly stormy season, according to The Weather Network's Winter...

06:00
Les marathons de pelletage, de constructions de forts, de belles glissades sur les bancs de neige, et les pare-brise glacés, on sait tous à quoi s'attendre quand vient l'hiver. Mais les Canadiens pourraient être surpris cette année par une saison...


18 novembre 2017

10:29
Small islands introducing some of the most ambitious clean energy plans in the world   The Environment Minister of the Maldives is calling on developed countries to honour their commitments to correcting the effects of climate change. Speaking at...


17 novembre 2017

18:25
La 23e Conférence des Parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP23) visant à faire avancer la mise en oeuvre de l'accord de Paris, a pris fin aujourd'hui à Bonn, en Allemagne. La ministre du Développement...

17:51
Les agriculteurs savent qu'il est important de préserver la qualité des terres, de l'eau et de l'air pour assurer la viabilité de leurs exploitations d'une génération à l'autre. Ils savent aussi qu'un environnement sain et une économie forte vont de...

17:47
L'expertise et le savoir-faire québécois ont été bien représentés à Bonn, en Allemagne, lors de la 23e Conférence des Parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations Unies sur les changements climatiques (CdP-23). Au total, un peu plus d'une trentaine de...

17:45
Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms from one generation to the next. They also know that a clean environment and a strong economy go hand-in-hand. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Member of...

14:59
Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (the "Company" or "Santacruz") reports that on November 3, 2017, the Mexican Environmental Protection Agency ("PROFEPA") requested that the Company's Mexican operating subsidiary, Impulsora Minera Santacruz, S.A. de...

11:00
Relationships between industry, government and Indigenous peoples lie at the heart of Canada's natural resource sector. Indigenous youth now represent the fastest growing population segment in Canada and will soon be entering leadership positions...

07:30
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Facebook (Menlo Park, California) is committed to using only renewable energy for its data centers. As the demand for social media, instant messaging and smart-device access to electronic...


16 novembre 2017

15:08
Bruce West, chief financial officer of The Co-operators Group Limited, is among 34 leading international CFOs supporting financial disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities. Mr. West signed a CFO Statement of Support for the...

14:22
L'honorable Carla Qualtrough, députée fédérale pour la circonscription de Delta et ministre des Services publics et de l'Approvisionnement, se rendra à Emma Lea Farms pour une annonce de financement importante accordé à l'Université de la...

14:20
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Member of Parliament for Delta and Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will be at Emma Lea Farms to announce a major investment that will enable the University of British Columbia to conduct innovative...

14:00
La population canadienne tirera profit d'un investissement de plus de 2,4 millions de dollars à l'Université de Victoria destiné à mettre au point une énergie de remplacement propre. Jonathan Wilkinson, député fédéral de North Vancouver et...

14:00
Canadians will benefit from an investment of more than $2.4 million at the University of Victoria (UVic) to develop alternative, clean energy. Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister...

12:59
Just days before Small Business Saturday, nearly 600 rural businesses, aquariums, and chambers of commerce sent a letter to Gary Cohn, Director of the National Economic Council, urging the Trump administration to help protect their bottom lines by...

12:19
Toronto Hydro's President and CEO Anthony Haines has been recognized as a leader in sustainability with an award from the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) for his work in making Toronto Hydro a more sustainable organization.    ...

12:13
With 2017 on track to set a new record for the number of natural disasters in the U.S. costing billions of dollars, Americans have already donated millions to support disaster relief for such events as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the...

12:00
Maribus gGmbH, the Consortium of German Marine Research and the Cluster of Excellence »Future Ocean« are taking on the crucial habitat of the coast in the new »World Ocean Review 5« which covers a large range of topics from the fight against natural...

09:30
Agriculteurs, groupes syndicaux, environnementaux, et citoyens s'unissent pour demander au gouvernement du Québec le retrait intégral des quatre projets de règlements de mise en oeuvre de la Loi sur les hydrocarbures.  Les groupes mobilisés...

09:00
- This autumn, 13 million tonnes of sugar beet pulp will be produced in Europe. Now, thanks to new bio-based technologies, its value for producers can be increased by up to 50 times  - Far from science fiction, this is just one example of the...

08:05
Gavilan College recently selected SunPower to deploy a fully integrated solar and storage project at its campus in Gilroy, Calif. A SunPower® Helixtm Carport system totaling about 1.4 megawatts will be installed across two of the college's largest...

08:00
Large scale disasters, such as floods, are increasing in frequency and severity across Canada. Creating a sustainable approach to flood risk management is a shared responsibility across the whole-of-society. On November 16, 2017, the Honourable...

08:00
La fréquence et la gravité des catastrophes à grande échelle comme les inondations s'intensifient aux quatre coins du Canada. Créer une approche durable pour la gestion des risques d'inondation est une responsabilité partagée au sein de l'ensemble de...

07:30
La commission d'enquête du Bureau d'audiences publiques sur l'environnement (BAPE), présidée par Mme Marie-Hélène Gauthier qui est secondée par M. Pierre Renaud, commissaire, amorce la deuxième partie de l'audience publique sur le Projet de...

06:00
"Cities are the biggest cause of climate change, its biggest victims and its best hopes for solutions." (Marie-Vorgan Le Barzic, CEO of NUMA)      (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/601815/NUMA_Logo.jpg ) The urgency of the situation means...

02:22
"Cities are the biggest cause of climate change, its biggest victims and its best hopes for solutions." (Marie-Vorgan Le Barzic, CEO of NUMA)      (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/601815/NUMA_Logo.jpg ) The urgency of the situation means...

00:01
More than 1.1 billion women and girls around the world, one in every three, still have nowhere decent to go to the toilet. This injustice results in an increased risk of poor health, limited education, harassment and even attack. 'Out of Order,'...


15 novembre 2017

20:37
La fréquence et la gravité des catastrophes à grande échelle comme les inondations s'intensifient aux quatre coins du Canada. Créer une approche durable pour la gestion des risques d'inondation est une responsabilité partagée au sein de l'ensemble de...

20:33
Large scale disasters, such as floods, are increasing in frequency and severity across Canada. Creating a sustainable approach to flood risk management is a shared responsibility across the whole-of-society. On November 16, 2017, the Honourable...

14:00
Jonathan Wilkinson, député fédéral de North Vancouver, au nom de l'honorable Navdeep Bains, ministre de l'Innovation, des Sciences et du Développement économique et ministre responsable de Diversification de l'économie de l'Ouest Canada, annoncera...

14:00
Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, to announce...

13:27
Le gouvernement du Canada continue à jouer un rôle de premier plan dans la lutte contre les changements climatiques et d'aider notre pays ainsi que le monde à créer une économie mondiale plus propre. Aujourd'hui, la ministre de l'Environnement et du...

13:26
The Government of Canada continues to take a leadership role in tackling climate change and helping our country?and the world?create a cleaner global economy. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that...

11:01
Whirlpool Corporation today announced plans for three wind turbines to power its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio and further build on the company's 46-year commitment to sustainable manufacturing. Beginning construction in early 2018, the...

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