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12 december 2019

13:00
Today at the international climate conference COP25, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, met with francophone women climate negotiators from Africa. Canada funded the participation of seven of these...


11 december 2019

14:16
Canadians see the costs of a changing climate all around them, from stronger storms to wildfires and record-breaking heatwaves. Canada is committed to ambitious climate action while growing the economy. A price on pollution is one of the best tools...

13:24
Plastic pollution is choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers. It is a global problem that requires global action. At the June 2018 G7 Summit, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the European Union adopted the Ocean Plastics Charter...

08:30
The annual digital infrastructure and investments conference KickStart Europe, will take place again on 27th and 28th of January 2020 in Amsterdam. Amidst mounting pressures for greener business, Europe's top digital leaders, 30+ partners and 35+...

05:00
Urban Air Quality remains a major threat to human health and wellbeing across the globe. On average, pollution reduces global life expectancy by 1.8 years, which is worse than smoking and road accidents. The World Health...

04:00
Four years after the historic meeting that produced the Paris Climate Accord, climate action is nowhere near the scale that is needed. Greenhouse gas emissions are well above the levels that would limit global warming, and government commitments and...

03:30
The annual digital infrastructure and investments conference KickStart Europe, will take place again on 27th and 28th of January 2020 in Amsterdam. Amidst mounting pressures for greener business, Europe's top digital leaders, 30+ partners and 35+...


10 december 2019

14:54
"Hello, "First and foremost, I want to thank Chile for their leadership in bringing us all to COP25 and Spain for hosting. Canada welcomes Chile's priorities including a focus on oceans, renewable energy, the circular economy, and biodiversity. "As...

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"Hello, "I want to begin by thanking Spain for helping Chile host this COP. Canada welcomes Chile's priorities including a focus on oceans, renewable energy, the circular economy, and biodiversity. "As Canada's new Minister of Environment and...

11:48
Countries around the world recognize that to address climate change effectively, it cannot be free to pollute. By putting a price on pollution, governments catalyze climate action and create clean jobs for their citizens. At the international climate...

11:02
2020 is an important milestone for scientific research within the Gulf of Mexico. Most notably, it marks the 10-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster and signifies the culmination of a decade of dedicated research that has increased our...

03:00
Everyone's talking about climate change and how the Planet's dying. There are protest marches all over the world and Greta Thunberg is making headlines everywhere. However, most people are continuing to live their lives as usual, as no one really...


9 december 2019

11:51
A delegation from the UN Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action launched a public communique to energy ministers in fashion-producing nations on December 9 during a side event at COP25, urging countries to do more to promote renewable energy and...

11:15
Jeff Yurek, Ontario Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks issued a decision revoking the Renewable Energy Approval for the Nation Rise wind power project under construction in North Stormont, near Ottawa.  The Minister's decision was in...


6 december 2019

12:51
Actor and activist Jane Fonda will speak at a National Press Club Headliners Luncheon Dec. 17 on her movement to push for political action on climate change. Inspired by young climate activist Greta Thunberg, Fonda has...

10:58
World Animal Protection, a global animal-welfare organization, along with 14 other organizations released a policy brief yesterday, urging leaders attending the 2019 United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) to take immediate...


4 december 2019

18:14
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) today approved NV Energy's Integrated Resource Plan, which will bring an additional 1,190 megawatts of new solar renewable energy projects to Nevada ? enough to power 230,000 homes ? and an additional...

14:45
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous peoples in the federal impact assessment for the proposed Cedar LNG...

13:15
The Big Bar Landslide joint project management team invites you to call in for a Teleconference technical update briefing today. The joint incident response team is now fully focussed on Phase 2 of the Big Bar Landslide response. We will take you...

12:30
Most of the value-for-money audits in the 2019 Annual Report relate to programs aimed at protecting the health, safety and well-being of Ontarians, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said today after the Report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly. Lysyk...

10:30
Coming just a week after Thanksgiving this year, World Soil Day on December 5 offers a cause to pause and appreciate the life-giving resource beneath our feet. In California, World Soil Day falls within Healthy Soils Week 2019 (#HSW2019) so...

07:30
Key Messages: New numbers show that approximately 21,700 ha are deforested each year in Ontario due to roads and landings imposed by forestry in the boreal forest (~40,000 football fields) This is seven times greater than the reported deforestation...


3 december 2019

10:00
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) today released the results of its Disclosure Challenge, an initiative designed to champion the importance of energy benchmarking and data transparency in the Canadian commercial real estate market. The...

07:39
The Sustainability Initiative at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Climate Interactive today launched a free, user-friendly version of their En-ROADS climate solutions simulator, which enables users to explore the impact of policies that will...

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With a global footprint and presence in major food and ag supply chains around the globe, Cargill is committed to protecting the earth's vital natural resources and reducing its environmental impact. In alignment with its climate commitment, Cargill...

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With a global footprint and presence in major food and ag supply chains around the globe, Cargill is committed to protecting the earth's vital natural resources and reducing its environmental impact. In alignment with its climate commitment, Cargill...


2 december 2019

10:52
The Canadian nuclear industry congratulates the provinces of Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick on entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance the development and deployment of Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to address climate...

07:33
Plastic is not a sustainable method of packaging and should be replaced by materials that are compostable, says TIPA. There is a lack of clarity around the recyclable nature of plastic. Individuals today are increasingly concerned, and confused,...


1 december 2019

19:02
Almost half of UK boards (46%) spent zero hours discussing climate change this year, and they are the least likely of all of the countries and regions studied in a new report to feel responsible for their impact on the climate - with almost a third...


30 november 2019

18:57
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumes the 2020 G20 Presidency today, 1 December, 2019. The Saudi G20 Presidency will focus on "Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century for All." The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia commends the work of the Japanese G20...


28 november 2019

09:34
Canadians value a safe and clean environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers strive to ensure that businesses and individuals comply with the laws and regulations administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada,...


27 november 2019

11:29
In light of the investiture of the new European Commission, Director General of the German Federation of German Industries (BDI) Joachim Lang calls for Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to present a modern EU industrial strategy without...


26 november 2019

09:47
The City of Beaconsfield is proud to announce the adoption of By-law BEAC-129, which prohibits the distribution of certain single-use shopping bags in retail stores located in Beaconsfield. On October 22, City Council...

09:00
The Green Aviation Research and Development Network (GARDN), SkyNRG, Waterfall Group and Vancouver Airport Authority today announced the launch of BioPortYVR, an industry-led project to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)....


25 november 2019

12:00
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the Jeanne D'Arc Basin Exploration Drilling Project, proposed by Husky Oil Operations Ltd. and ExxonMobil Canada Ltd., located approximately 350...


22 november 2019

06:45
It is time to reap the rewards of embracing new energy technologies says UK Power Networks Services. Today, reducing the cost of energy is a priority for businesses. Writing in Business Reporter, Ian Smyth, Director at UK Power Networks Services,...


21 november 2019

05:49
The United Arab Emirates announced that the country won a seat on the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization for the tenure 2019-2023. This marks the fourth time that the UAE has won a seat at one of...


20 november 2019

13:00
The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) meets twice a year to review the status of wildlife species that have been identified as potentially being at risk of extinction from Canada, as they are mandated to do under the...


19 november 2019

10:42
In response to news yesterday from the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) concerning the moratorium extension on bottled water permits, Nestlé Waters Canada President Adam Graves made the following statement:  "Nestlé Waters...


18 november 2019

13:59
As the electricity sector transforms to meet cities' and states' increasingly ambitious clean energy goals and carbon reduction targets, energy efficiency (EE) will be a vital component of the formula for success. Meeting these policy goals requires...

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Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today launched a new report, Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation, during three connected international events in Delhi, Beijing and New York. The events ? branded "EMERGE" ? convened some of the world's leading...


14 november 2019

12:05
The 20th Energy Globe World Award was an absolute highpoint in the history of the world's foremost environmental prize, with the submission of over 2,000 pioneering environmental projects from 187 countries in its anniversary year. Guests such as...

09:09
Three months before the Iowa caucuses, a recent CNN poll shows climate change is a top priority for Iowa's likely Democratic voters.  Build A Movement 2020 today released the Climate Restoration Emergency Action (CREA) Report Card that demonstrates...

08:00
WATEC 2019 will be held on November 18-21, 2019 at the InterContinental David Tel Aviv Hotel, with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of participants from around the world. Israel currently exports approximately $2.4 billion in technology and...

03:00
Specialty Technical Publishers (STP) and Specialty Technical Consultants (STC) announce the availability of the newly updated International Audit Protocol Consortium (IAPC) EHS audit protocol for Argentina. Leading companies around the world use IAPC...


13 november 2019

18:31
Canada's health care sector is among the worst in the world in terms of greenhouse gas pollution, says the Canada-focused policy brief, issued alongside the latest Lancet Countdown international report, and the sector requires concerted efforts to...

11:24
Transat A.T. Inc. has earned Performance + attestation from the ICI on recycle + program for a three-year period. Created in 2003 by RECYC-QUÉBEC, this official Government of Quebec recognition acknowledges initiatives by industries, businesses and...

10:36
The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health, safety, and environment of Canadians. Environment and Climate Change Canada enforces laws that protect Canada's air, water, and natural environment, and we take this responsibility very...

03:00
The International Gas Union (IGU) welcomes findings in the International Energy Agency's latest World Energy Outlook (WEO), which support the vital economic and environmental role for natural gas in a sustainable energy future....


12 november 2019

16:53
The Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of the world's ocean, waves and beaches, today announced the release of its 2019 State of the Beach Report. The report reveals that 74% of coastal and Great Lakes...

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