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5 august 2020

07:00
At a time when COVID-19 is causing major disruptions in the global electronics supply chain, the need for a more sustainable, environmentally-responsible approach to manufacturing and reusing electronics has never been greater. In response,...


4 august 2020

14:59
Protecting nature is an essential part of addressing biodiversity loss and fighting climate change. Here in Canada and around the world, we need transformative action to protect natural ecosystems now and into the future. Today, the Minister of...


30 july 2020

15:20
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new protocol for the development and registration of antimicrobial treatments for preharvest agricultural water, such as the water used in farm irrigation systems. The protocol was developed...

10:43
The Lake Winnipeg basin is the second-largest watershed in Canada, covering close to one million square kilometres, which span over four provinces and four states. Home to seven million people, the basin is an important freshwater resource. Over the...

08:41
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has released its first public statement on climate change. The statement acknowledges the effects of rising global temperatures and lays out CP's commitment to ongoing efforts to mitigate the impacts. The statement...


29 july 2020

14:48
In the news release, Dominica Will Spend a Quarter of Its Revenue on Hurricane-Proof Housing, With 450 More Homes Built Using Citizenship by Investment Funds, issued 29-Jul-2020 by CS Global Partners over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company...

14:09
Dominica was 2019's fastest growing economy in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The country is already showing signs of economic recovery from COVID-19. With a nearly one billion EC$ budget for 2020-2021, Dominica will invest EC$427.2 million...


27 july 2020

09:00
The environmental impact assessments for two dams planned on Marañon River, the main tributary to the Amazon, have expired, meaning the dams can no longer legally be built, according to a new legal analysis done by the Peruvian Society for...

08:05
As the re-start of America's past-time approached, federal lawmakers stepped up to the plate and hit a homerun for the environment, outdoor recreation and the preservation of America's most special natural resources....


16 july 2020

11:00
Over the past several months, 53,000 pro-life Ohioans have signed a petition calling on Governor Mike DeWine and the members of the Ohio Legislature to transition Ohio to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2030. Members of Ohio's faith community shared...


15 july 2020

10:58
Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste company, is the first in the industry to complete the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Manager assessment, developed by B Lab and the UN Global Compact. A key...


8 july 2020

12:42
The Government of Canada is working hard to protect our oceans and the marine life they sustain. We have been clear that our target is to protect 25% of our oceans by 2025, working toward 30% by 2030. As we work to increase marine protections from...


2 july 2020

09:16
Puro.earth today announces the commercial launch and global rollout of its new approach to scaling carbon transformation, matching companies that lock away carbon dioxide (CO2) in environmentally sound processes for the long term with companies that...


1 july 2020

16:06
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway testified today before the Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, calling for robust investments in domestic manufacturing that will both create jobs and reduce...

09:52
"I applaud the House Select committee on their action plan to tackle the climate crisis. It is our moral imperative to address and resolve this crisis as rapidly as possible, and this plan promises to do so while also tackling urgent economic and...

09:42
The Democrats have issued a bold, new climate crisis plan that commits to "achieving net-negative emissions during the 2nd half of the century." This is a great first step. While we appreciate their focus on this important goal, we cannot put off...


29 june 2020

11:30
Financeit and the Government of British Columbia have launched the CleanBC Better Homes low-interest financing program to enable more B.C. residents to incorporate energy efficient heating units into their homes. This impactful new initiative...

09:00
XL Lifts, specializing in zero and low emissions forklifts, today announced additional World Lift and Wiggins forklifts are now eligible to participate in California's Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) and now qualify for up...


25 june 2020

09:00
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...

08:41
As one of the first real estate companies in the world to do so, Castellum is adopting concrete roadmaps with clear waypoints and specific measures for achieving net-zero CO2 emissions by 2030. "We're now shifting our sustainability efforts into...

07:00
BMO Financial Group has been named to the top ten of Corporate Knights' 2020 Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens list. Ranked first among the major banks and ninth overall, BMO was recognized for its sizable portfolio of sustainable loans, as well...


24 june 2020

09:00
The Government of Canada is building a clean energy future that will strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This will be more important than ever as we prepare to reopen the economy and plan our recovery....


23 june 2020

11:24
Collaboration with Indigenous communities from coast to coast to coast is key to understanding, learning and putting to action how best to protect our environment. In recognition of Indigenous History Month, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and...

09:26
"The Foundation for Climate Restoration applauds Denmark's bold commitment to ensuring a habitable planet for future generations. Their recent climate agreement lays out a detailed plan to cut carbon emissions by 70% over the coming decade. They are...


19 june 2020

15:00
The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announce that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on August 18, 2020. The publication of the...


17 june 2020

15:31
Re-Teck executives met with Brazilian Senator, Luis Carlos Heinze, at the invitation and under the organization of the CEO, Luciana Figueras, of the Governmental and Institutional Relations Company "Tomorrow Gestão", to discuss Project Bill 3592 and...


16 june 2020

13:14
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public in the federal environmental assessment for the proposed Michel Coal Project, located...


11 june 2020

11:42
Today, Dr Courtney Howard announced her candidacy for the leadership of the Green Party of Canada. "It has never been clearer that we need a healthy planet in order to have healthy people and healthy economies. To chart a safe and resilient course...


10 june 2020

10:00
National Bank is proud to present its first Report on Environmental, Social and Governance Advances (ESG Report) for the year 2019. The report is intended for all Bank stakeholders. It outlines the Bank's commitments and achievements in sustainable...

00:01
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today released a study recommending four key programs for US stimulus investment to support short- and long-term recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn while ensuring progress toward a low-carbon...


9 june 2020

13:52
The Government of Canada remains committed to finding innovative solutions to protect our oceans from the negative impacts of pollution from plastics. Over eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world's oceans each year?including lost and...


8 june 2020

11:00
Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on World Oceans Day: "From the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic, oceans are at the heart of many Canadian communities, providing people with places to live, work, and...


5 june 2020

12:24
Today, people around the globe will honour World Environment Day?an annual event dedicated to raising awareness and protecting the environment. This year's theme is "Biodiversity." As Canadians continue to physically distance during the COVID-19...

11:00
Montréal ? host of World Environment Day 2020 ? becomes the first Canadian city to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index). The destination now forms part of the global destination sustainability movement, that seeks to engage,...

02:19
Electrolux today announces a plan to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023 at the latest, as part of its commitments to the United Nations global Cool Coalition initiative. The plan, which helps Electrolux deliver...


2 june 2020

12:12
Tomorrow is Clean Air Day, an annual event dedicated to the importance of good air quality in Canada. While fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is the Government of Canada's top priority, protecting our air quality and ensuring Canadians have healthy...

02:20
Since 2015, SKF has decreased its manufacturing carbon footprint by 36% and is already operating two carbon neutral factories. Today, SKF announces its aim to achieve a fully carbon neutral manufacturing footprint by 2030. The 2030 target will cover...


1 june 2020

12:01
Today, the Boston Society for Architecture (BSA) launches Embodied Carbon 101, a summer-long series exploring the emerging topic of embodied carbon and empowering architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals nationwide to mobilize...

10:07
After only 6 months post-construction completion and levee breach at the Tule Red Tidal Restoration Project, longfin smelt have returned. The 420-acre restoration site converted wetlands managed primarily for waterfowl to tidal wetlands for the...


27 may 2020

11:00
Algoma Steel Inc. (Algoma Steel) welcomes the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) decision today to initiate an anti-dumping investigation concerning hot-rolled heavy steel plate (Heavy Plate) exported from Chinese Taipei, Germany, South Korea,...


20 may 2020

12:18
As all Canadians are facing the unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship. Now, more than ever, we have...


15 may 2020

14:50
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting an Impact Assessment for the proposed Gazoduq Project, a natural gas pipeline approximately 780 kilometres long, located between northeastern Ontario and Saguenay, Quebec. As part of...


14 may 2020

16:46
The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) in California has received a historic $10 million to help farmers, ranchers and forestland managers enhance their levels of stewardship and receive payments for doing so. The 2020 application deadline is...


12 may 2020

11:48
Before the hurricane season starts in three weeks, 150 more families from the Commonwealth of Dominica will receive the keys to their new, safe homes. The hurricane-proof units were built as part of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit's Housing...


8 may 2020

11:25
Today Canada's Ocean Supercluster (OSC) announced a Canada-wide Call for Proposals for its new Accelerated Ocean Solutions Program (Program). Through the Program, the supercluster will invest up to $35 million in short-term ocean projects that will...


6 may 2020

10:00
Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES), a conservative organization advancing clean energy policies, announced the launch of a major advertising and promotional campaign advocating for clean energy jobs to be a centerpiece of the...


1 may 2020

08:30
Desjardins Global Asset Management Inc. (DGAM), acting as manager and portfolio advisor of the Desjardins Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), announces the launch of a new exchange traded fund adhering to a responsible investment policy. The Desjardins RI...


30 april 2020

14:38
Environment and Climate Change Canada is the 2019 recipient of the Code of Silence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Government Secrecy in the federal category....


29 april 2020

15:16
Conservation groups today challenged in federal court the administration's effort to gut clean water protections from wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans and 32 million people in the South, or seven out of...

11:54
EarthxCities presented at Earthx2020 explored the role of cities at the forefront of climate resiliency, as urban residents collectively face the brunt of environmental hazards. Streamed virtually for the first time ever, the two-day conference...