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Latest Environmental Issues

12 Oct, 2017, 17:48 BST 'Radical Greengrocer' Volkert Engelsman Tops Sustainability List

Volkert Engelsman, founding director of fresh organic importer and distributor Eosta, has been awarded top place in the annual Dutch...


12 Oct, 2017, 17:28 BST NPL Welcomes the Clean Growth Strategy to Tackle Decarbonisation & Grow the UK Economy

The UK Government has unveiled its Clean Growth Strategy today, which sets out how the UK will stimulate economic growth while reducing carbon...


09 Oct, 2017, 14:22 BST SEG Calls for the Establishment of an International Body for Eel Management

On 9-10 October, EU Fisheries Ministers are provisionally scheduled to consider adoption of a European Commission proposal which would ban eel...


09 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST Los Angeles to Receive Two All-Electric Garbage Trucks, Equipped by Motiv Power Systems

Latest order points to growing demand for zero-emission electric trucks and buses in California Coming off a recent announcement on...


06 Oct, 2017, 13:24 BST TH Köln: International Symposium in Cologne Adopts Declaration on Water Security and Climate Change

As a result of their international symposium on water security and climate change at the TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences 200 researchers...


04 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST SC Johnson Accelerates Pace to Meet Zero Waste to Landfill Goal

SC Johnson Manufacturing Plants Will Send Zero Manufacturing Waste to Landfills Ahead of 2021 Goal SC Johnson is poised to do at most of its...


04 Oct, 2017, 09:26 BST Adoption of New Mobility Solutions Drives Growth Opportunities in Automotive Ecosystem

Many innovations and mobility services are blurring the lines between public transport and private car ownership, creating several opportunities...


04 Oct, 2017, 05:52 BST LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation Prize Presentation Ceremony 2017

HONG KONG, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The LUI Che Woo Prize - Prize for World Civilisation ("the LUI Che Woo Prize" or "the Prize") held its...


03 Oct, 2017, 07:30 BST Condor Gold plc ('Condor', 'Condor Gold' or 'the Company'): New Surface Rock Chip Results from La India Project, Including 37 g/t gold from Mestiza and 23.8 g/t from Andrea. Three Known Zones of Mineralisation Expanded.

Condor Gold (AIM: CNR) is pleased to announce new rock chip results from the La India Project, Nicaragua, and results of detailed geological...


27 Sep, 2017, 19:15 BST University and College Students Tackle Global Water and Waste Crises at 2017 Enactus World Cup and Global Goals Session

Today eight best-in-class student teams from around the world presented how they are using entrepreneurial action and business innovation to...


27 Sep, 2017, 00:01 BST NPL Re-Launches to Accelerate Low-Carbon Technology and Combat Climate Change

New approach informed by government priorities, consultancy with industry, and a century of expertise NPL, the UK's National Measurement...


26 Sep, 2017, 10:32 BST Kazakhstan to Continue Promoting the Future Energy Concept as EXPO 2017 Legacy

Following the International Specialized Exhibition Astana EXPO 2017, Kazakhstan intends to continue the transition to clean energy. Despite...


25 Sep, 2017, 12:36 BST Biodegradable Plastics Needed to Increase Recycling Efficiency

In the light of the current debates around the upcoming EU Strategy on Plastics and the revision of the EU waste legislation, European Bioplastics...


25 Sep, 2017, 08:00 BST "To Deny Climate Change is to Procrastinate While the Earth Sinks": Dominica PM Calls on United Nations to Join War on a Climate Reality

Amid a nation dying and destroyed by the impact of last week's Hurricane Maria, Dominica's Prime Minister, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, has rallied...


22 Sep, 2017, 17:07 BST NLM's Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) Activated in Response to Recent Hurricanes and Mexico Earthquakes

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, is providing free access online to health and disaster-related...


22 Sep, 2017, 15:36 BST Car Makers Continue to Play CO2 Emissions Catch Up, According to PA Consulting Group Analysis

- Volvo is top of the emissions table to meet EU 2021 emission targets. Toyota, Renault-Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover also expected to...


22 Sep, 2017, 09:41 BST "Worse Than a War Zone": Dominica's Prime Minister Implores World to Act, Following Hurricane Maria Tragedy

After days of silence, cut off and isolated from the rest of the world, Dominica has emerged a broken nation. In an emotional interview this...


19 Sep, 2017, 19:28 BST All Systems Down: Dominica Uncontactable Following Hurricane Disaster

OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA The Commonwealth of Dominica is in a state of emergency in the wake of the...


18 Sep, 2017, 17:33 BST #ClimateOptimist: A majority of people globally are optimistic about solving climate change - two thirds of people across the world agree we can solve climate change if we take action now

The Climate Group and Futerra release findings of new survey on climate optimism conducted by Ipsos Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony, New...


15 Sep, 2017, 20:14 BST Enerkem Begins Commercial Production of Cellulosic Ethanol from Garbage at its State-of-the-art Edmonton Biofuels Facility

Enerkem Inc. (http://www.enerkem.com), a world leading biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, announced today it has started the commercial...


15 Sep, 2017, 07:30 BST Rwandan Start-up EarthEnable Wins €500,000 in Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2017

- Sustainable and inexpensive alternative for cement to replace dirt floors - Improves lives and cuts CO2 emissions The Rwandan start-up...


13 Sep, 2017, 17:34 BST Smart Water Networks Forum North American Alliance - Delivering Smart Water Solutions in Wastewater Networks

Leverage new strategies and solutions for more integrated operations WHEN: 10:00 a.m. CDT,...


13 Sep, 2017, 13:37 BST EXPO 2017: Showcase for Global Technological Potential

The International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017, dedicated to Future Energy, has made a unique contribution to the development of clean energy...


10 Sep, 2017, 12:00 BST Calvin Ayre Foundation to Match Donations to Barbuda Relief Effort

Calvin Ayre, a citizen and long term resident of Antigua & Barbuda, is calling on the online gambling industry and the Bitcoin community to...


09 Sep, 2017, 15:47 BST Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project Commends Chile's Declaration of the Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Rahui Marine Protected Area

Government moves to protect waters of Pacific island and its marine life The Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project applauds the Chilean...