Environmental Issues This section features news related to environmental issues and concerns. Topics may include international environmental concerns, industry trends, litigation, strategic development plans, problems and solutions.

Latest Environmental Issues

06 Jun, 2018, 13:09 BST "Cities in Progress" - the BMW Group and Cities Across Four Continents Discuss Sustainable Mobility

- Launch of BMW Group Dialogues 2018 in Los Angeles - Main focus: better mobility for better cities - Collaboration with Los...


05 Jun, 2018, 12:43 BST Mainstream Renewable Power Completes USD$520 Million Financial Close for Two Wind Farms in South Africa

Global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power has completed financial close for the Kangnas and Perdekraal East Wind Farms in South...


04 Jun, 2018, 16:41 BST Agoda's top tips for sustainable travel

To mark World Environment Day on 5 June, Agoda shares tips on how to actively become a more conscious, responsible traveler. Here are some ideas to...


01 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Ukrgasbank (Ecobank) Becomes First Ukrainian Bank to Join Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition to Boost Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Economic Growth

- Partnership positions Ukrgasbank as a market leader in green finance in the region - Past Ukrgasbank projects have directly led to...


01 Jun, 2018, 00:00 BST Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Enters its 10th Anniversary of World Environment Day Celebrations

Leading Testing, Inspection and Certification Services Provider, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services ("Bureau Veritas CPS") announces its...


31 May, 2018, 17:55 BST Duni Welcomes EU Commission's Proposal Opposing Plastic Pollution

On the 28 May, 2018, the EU Commission has proposed an EU-wide regulation recommending preventive actions on plastic waste items most frequently...


31 May, 2018, 14:00 BST World's Longest Undersea Tunnel Stays Cool And Reduces Environmental Impact

Eurotunnel's sustainability efforts boosted with completion of new cooling system in landmark Channel Tunnel that delivers energy savings of at...


30 May, 2018, 12:00 BST Mario Sorrenti Shoots Supermodel Anja Rubik For PORTER's Ocean-themed Summer Escape Issue Dedicated To Protecting Our Blue Planet

For full interview buy PORTER's Summer Escape Issue, on sale June 1 For its Summer Escape issue, PORTER is proud to partner with Parley for...


30 May, 2018, 07:00 BST DSM Links Green House Gas Emission Reduction to Interest Rate in New €1 Billion Revolving Credit Facility

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that it has successfully concluded a...


23 May, 2018, 13:11 BST The Cayman Government and Oxitec Launch Innovative Pilot to Suppress Aedes aegypti

Cayman's mosquito control unit announces launch of new pilot project that will combine Oxitec's Friendly™ Aedes aegypti mosquito with...


22 May, 2018, 13:36 BST dena Energy Efficiency Award 2018: Invitation for Applications

Private and public sector companies can apply online until 30 June 2018 / Four award categories open to international applicants / 30,000...


22 May, 2018, 09:00 BST Corona Renames The World Surf League's Bali Pro To "Corona Bali Protected" To Bring Attention To Marine Plastic Pollution

On a Mission to Protect Paradise, Corona Transforms Championship Tour Event to Raise Awareness of Marine Plastic Pollution As title sponsor...


22 May, 2018, 08:23 BST Äänekoski to Create The World's Largest Meeting Point for Bioeconomy - Plänet B

Äänekoski's current industrial infrastructure has the potential of becoming the global center of bioeconomy implementation. A new joint venture by...


21 May, 2018, 10:05 BST Reimagine Products to Ease Plastic Pollution, Says Sagentia

Rethinking the way some consumer products are presented could significantly reduce plastic waste, according to Sagentia, a Science Group...


17 May, 2018, 07:00 BST The 30-Year View: Examining the Future of Gold

The World Gold Council today launched a one-off essay collection, Gold 2048, bringing together industry-leading experts from across the globe to...


15 May, 2018, 16:00 BST Miniaturised Gas Sensors Open New Markets Finds New IDTechEx Research Report

There is an increasing demand for monitoring environmental air conditions both indoors and outdoors, as poor air quality is a growing threat to...


15 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Novamont/IFAT: Bags Made of MATER-BI Are the Answer For Clean and Efficient Bio-waste Recycling

An efficient, hygienic and clean organic waste collection is actually possible by using bags made of MATER-BI, Novamont's biodegradable and...


15 May, 2018, 05:00 BST OWC Will Support Sustainable Waters Photography Project in Africa

Photographer Florian Wagner will cross the continent documenting critical water systems. OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology...


14 May, 2018, 08:00 BST Nekton's Launch of First Open-sourced Global Ocean Data Portal

OCTOPUS (The Ocean Tool for Public Understanding and Science) launched today by Nekton to begin a new era of collaborative marine research and...


14 May, 2018, 08:00 BST Nekton's Discovery of 100+ New Species Around Bermuda Confirms a New Zone in the Ocean

Results from Nekton Mission I, the XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey provides confirmation of a new zone in the ocean, the Rariphotic Zone (Rare Light...


08 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Hispack Highlights Sustainability and User Experience as the Big Challenges for Packaging

Sustainability, improving the user experience, automation and packaging logistics are the four vectors that will define the development of the...


04 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Announcing Bitcoin Origin: An Innovative New Approach To Blockchain Technology

For all the benefits of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, they have an outsized impact on the environment. The Bitcoin Origin Project...


03 May, 2018, 15:43 BST Rosatom: An Attempt to Enter a Dangerous Proximity to Rosatom's Floating Nuclear Power Unit Intercepted in the Western Baltic Sea

Russian convoy ships in conjunction with the Swedish Coast Guard and the Danish Navy have intercepted an attempt to enter into a dangerously close...


02 May, 2018, 15:20 BST Sustainable Energy for All Forum Opens With Focus to Leave No One Behind in Energy Transition

Ministers, business leaders, investors and civil society gather to call for faster progress to achieve universal energy access The Sustainable...


02 May, 2018, 15:18 BST Caterpillar Helps Customers Build a Better World

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) is illustrating how it's helping customers build a better world in the company's recently published 2017 Annual...