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29 january 2020

11:03
A collaboration protocol was signed today in Belgrade between Novamont and the Serbian government for the design of a circular bio-economy model that will enable Serbia to design low-impact agricultural-environmental systems....

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Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned Perfume and Taste, company has today received the highest Platinum rating from EcoVadis for environmental and social performance, placing the Group in the top 1% of  the 60,000 suppliers assessed. The...


28 january 2020

08:00
As of January 1, 2020 generators of used oil and glycol products and consumers throughout Nova Scotia can now recycle their used oil and glycol products and containers.  "We are pleased to be a partner in changing the way...


27 january 2020

04:17
Kekkilä-BVB has set demanding targets to become a net positive company by 2030, guided by their sustainability roadmap with eight concrete targets. One example of Kekkilä-BVB's sustainability actions is to launch products containing sphagnum moss for...


24 january 2020

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The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives. The CDP, a not-for-profit...

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NAR President Vince Malta issued the following statement after the Trump administration on Thursday unveiled its replacement of the Obama-era regulation known as "Waters of the U.S." At an event in Las Vegas, Environmental Protection Agency...

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Alfa Laval - a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - has joined the 'Getting to Zero Coalition', an initiative from the Global Maritime Forum which is a coordinated effort of more than 100 organizations to address...


23 january 2020

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The Trump Administration announced today that it has finalized new policy that fundamentally weakens Clean Water Act protections for drinking water, streams, and wetlands nationwide. Small streams and wetlands across America are now directly in the...

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Unifor has joined with Northern Pulp and nine individuals representing the broader forestry industry in a request for judicial review filed today in Nova Scotia Supreme Court. The application seeks a review of Nova Scotia Environment's (NSE) December...


22 january 2020

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Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VW AG), a German-based car manufacturer, was sentenced today to fines totaling $196.5 million after pleading guilty in the Ontario Court of Justice to 58 counts of unlawfully importing into Canada vehicles that do not...

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SAP SE today announced it is joining the CEO Carbon Neutral Challenge issued by Gucci President and CEO Marco Bizzarri pledging to support global business in the transition to a low-carbon economy. "SAP is not only a world-leading innovation and...


21 january 2020

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Toronto-based Corporate Knights, renowned for its contribution to promoting clean capitalism, has just released its annual list of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, following an in-depth analysis of over 7,000 international...

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Across the country, Canadians are leading grassroots action to protect the environment, tackle plastic pollution, conserve nature, and protect our waterways. These initiatives are creating good local jobs and improving the environment for the next...


19 january 2020

12:00
L'OCCITANE Group today announced the creation of a fund to support ecosystems that are severely affected by natural disasters, such as the devastating fires in the Amazon and Australia. Determined to protect biodiversity for future generations, the...


16 january 2020

09:05
First Annual Index Ranks Climate Impact of Transportation for 100 Largest U.S. Metro Areas StreetLight Data Analysis Reveals New York, San Francisco, and Madison are Leading the Way in Lower-Impact Transportation According to the Environmental...

08:39
In recognition of Earth Day's 50th Anniversary later this year, Santa Clara County, Earth Day Network, and the Foundation for Climate Restoration call on all cities and counties to adopt Climate Restoration by launching the "Local Governments for...

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Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in partnership with  Climate Visuals, the world's only evidence-backed programme for climate change photography, has today announced the launch of the Getty Images Climate Visuals Grants, open to...

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Unlocking the innovation potential in European crisis management in the era of climate change The DRIVER+ Advanced Crisis Management Conference is the culmination of several years of trials, workshops and technology development to accelerate...


15 january 2020

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Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced that Pyrowave will be one of 14 cleantech companies across Canada who will leverage $46 million in funding from Sustainable...


14 january 2020

10:00
One of the world's most influential environmentalists, Bill McKibben, has joined the board of the Global Warming Mitigation Project, which runs the annual Keeling Curve Prize competition. The prize awards $25,000 apiece to 10 projects around the...


10 january 2020

18:45
Nearly 250 Central Valley farmers and farmworkers converged on the Fresno County fairgrounds today to participate in Spray Safe, a stewardship program that promotes effective prevention of accidental pesticide drift from fields, the Western Plant...


9 january 2020

13:40
The Climate Emergency Response Group (CERG) issued a report today highlighting how much cash the Scottish government would need to invest each year to reach net-zero. Dave Pearson, Director or Star Renewable Energy, has confirmed the company's...

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Today, in recognition of January 2020 as National Biotechnology Month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency launched a Unified Website for Biotechnology Regulation. The website...


8 january 2020

08:42
Voting results on the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are in, and the approved proposals will bring an estimated 10% or more efficiency improvement for both residential and commercial buildings that follow the IECC. These...


7 january 2020

15:16
USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). ACEP is USDA's premier conservation easement program, helping landowners protect working...


6 january 2020

09:08
Executives from Cornerstone Capital Group, Full Cycle, and Royal Park Stockholm, among others, will gather to discuss climate change, sustainability strategies, the circular economy, and more at the first-annual Green Debate and Gala Reception during...


20 december 2019

17:55
From forest fires and floods to heat waves and coastal erosion, Canadians are living the impacts of a warming climate every day. Fighting climate change presents an enormous opportunity ? to protect the health and safety of Canadians, and also to...

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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 February 19, 2020. The publication of the...

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Coal is one of the most significant sources of carbon emissions and air pollution in the world. Coal-fired electricity has significant adverse environmental and health impacts. Around 40 percent of the world's electricity comes from burning coal, as...


19 december 2019

14:03
The Conservative Energy Network (CEN) today released the results of their fourth annual National Clean Energy Survey. Findings from the survey suggests that clean energy policy is an important issue to a strong majority of voters and will be crucial...

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Oregon recently adopted a new commercial building code, creating an energy efficiency increase in commercial buildings estimated at more than 14 percent from the previous energy code. The 2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code is based on...

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Vistra Energy today announced it has joined the Climate Leadership Council ("CLC") as a founding member. The CLC is an international policy institute created in collaboration with prominent business, opinion, and environmental leaders to promote a...

02:22
Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE: GFI) is pleased to announce that the Atacama Environmental Assessment Commission today approved the environmental impact study for its Salares Norte project in Chile. The environmental approval for the...


18 december 2019

04:41
Ahlstrom-Munksjö recently joined a new industry alliance known as 4evergreen. The goal of the alliance is to increase the contribution of fiber-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy.  Ahlstrom-Munksjö aim to expand the role of...


17 december 2019

15:13
Canadians are feeling first-hand the impacts and costs of climate change. By working together, we can take action on climate change in a way that benefits all Canadians. That's why the Government of Canada is working with businesses, universities and...

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Harmony Communities, owner and operator of thirty manufactured home communities in the western United States, released today its 2019 energy savings data from three of its communities that rely on solar power. Over the past twelve months, the...

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Carnival Corporation & plc , the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition, an alliance of organizations across the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors committed to...


16 december 2019

11:14
Climate change is the defining issue of our time, and the Government of Canada is taking leadership to tackle it. That means doing the important work at home to cut pollution and create good jobs for Canadians. It also means working with...

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USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest $35 million in grants to enhance our outreach to the nation's farmers and ranchers for the delivery and adoption of conservation measures. Proposals are due February 7, 2020, for...


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...

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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...

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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+...

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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...

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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...