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Latest Environmental Issues

21 Nov, 2017, 09:57 GMT Chairman of Astana EXPO 2017 Presents the Order of Friendship to Secretary General of the BIE

The 162nd General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) took place in Paris. Chairman of the Board of JSC NC "Astana...


18 Nov, 2017, 15:29 GMT Maldives Minister of Environment Calls for 'More Ambition' to Tackle Climate Change at Conclusion of COP23

Small islands introducing some of the most ambitious clean energy plans in the world The Environment Minister of the Maldives is calling on...


16 Nov, 2017, 17:00 GMT Coasts - A Vital Habitat Under Pressure

Maribus gGmbH, the Consortium of German Marine Research and the Cluster of Excellence »Future Ocean« are taking on the crucial habitat of the...


16 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Bio-based Industries: Potential for Sustainable European Growth

- This autumn, 13 million tonnes of sugar beet pulp will be produced in Europe. Now, thanks to new bio-based technologies, its value for...


16 Nov, 2017, 07:22 GMT Singapore, Bangalore and Barcelona Choose DataCity to Develop Innovative Solutions for Urban Sustainability

"Cities are the biggest cause of climate change, its biggest victims and its best hopes for solutions." (Marie-Vorgan Le Barzic, CEO of...


15 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT World's Largest BiOPV Roof Installation Using Heliatek's HeliaSol®

Today ENGIE, Heliatek and the Department of Charentes-Maritimes inaugurated the world's largest BiOPV installation on a roof. 500 m² of...


14 Nov, 2017, 16:00 GMT Cepsa Analyzes World Trends and Socio-Economic Models in its 2030 Energy Map

Cepsa Energy Outlook 2030 is a research piece that presents what the energy mix will look like in 2030. The document answers questions such as...


14 Nov, 2017, 07:59 GMT MBR Systems Market Booms in KSA, UAE, and Iran due to Reuse, Recycling and Treatment Initiatives

Collaboration between membrane suppliers, local water OEMs, and system integrators creates growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan's...


13 Nov, 2017, 16:05 GMT Earth Day Network Launches Global Campaign to End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day Network (EDN), the global coordinator of Earth Day, announced the launching of a global campaign to End Plastic Pollution. We will be...


10 Nov, 2017, 19:23 GMT Sofidel Awards the Most Sustainable Suppliers in London

Sofidel - known for its Regina Blitz household towel - just held the second Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Awards (3Sawards), acknowledging...


08 Nov, 2017, 06:00 GMT Mission Accomplished at Depths of +6000 Metres

A consortium comprising Steatite with OXIS Energy, MSubs and the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has achieved what it set out to do by...


03 Nov, 2017, 09:49 GMT Nanovitamins for Macroharvests: New Generation Fertilizers Based on Metal Nanoparticles Increased Crop Productivity by 25%

A group of NUST MISIS scientists, in cooperation with researchers from both Ryazan State Agrotechnological University (named after P.A....


30 Oct, 2017, 18:26 GMT Arçelik A.Ş. Heralded as Corporate Responsibility Leader in Prestigious European Supply Management Awards

Arçelik A.Ş. named winner for 'Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility' in 2017 European Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply...


29 Oct, 2017, 15:38 GMT Steinmeier Sees Prizewinners as Protagonists of Ambitious Future Visions for Our World

DBU: Highest-endowed European Environmental Prize presented today in Braunschweig by German President "The program Agenda 2030 challenges our...


29 Oct, 2017, 12:39 GMT German Environmental Prize Message: Do not Burden the Earth's Ecological Systems to the Breaking Point

DBU honors Oswald entrepreneurial family and conservationists Sielmann, Frobel and Weiger - German President presents prize - posthumous Lifetime...


26 Oct, 2017, 12:14 BST 15th International Congress for Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future" Discusses the Future of the Combustion Engine

Catchphrases like Dieselgate or defeat devices shape current debate on diesel engines, and the combustion engine's future is called into question....


26 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST The South Pole Energy Challenge: The First-Ever Expedition to the Geographic South Pole Powered Only by Renewable Technologies, Including Advanced Biofuels

This is a father-and-son story about an epic journey - putting human endurance to its ultimate test relying solely on renewable energy On...


25 Oct, 2017, 13:19 BST Arçelik Recognised for Environmental Leadership on Climate and Water

Arçelik A.Ş., leading global household appliances manufacturer and mother company of Beko and Grundig, has been awarded a position on this...


25 Oct, 2017, 10:00 BST URBAN FUTURE Global Conference: Courageous CityChangers Sparking Innovation in Cities

The Agenda for Europe's Biggest Event for Sustainable Cities is Online 3,000 attendees from more than 400 cities, 50 countries and 4...


24 Oct, 2017, 11:18 BST HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Announces: NEOM - the Destination for the Future

NEOM incorporates the new way of life and the strategic crossroads in trade, innovation, and technology with livability at its core -...


23 Oct, 2017, 19:00 BST London Climate Experts Hear that CCS is an Important Part of a Low Carbon Strategy, in New UCL Report

London: Embargoed to 6.00pm (GMT), Monday 23 October 2017: International climate luminaries meeting in London have heard that CCS should be seen as...


23 Oct, 2017, 11:53 BST EXPO 2017 Shares Its Experience of Organizing an International Exposition with EXPO 2020

Kazakhstan's delegation attended the International Participants Meeting (IPM) dedicated to the upcoming EXPO 2020 Dubai. There are three years...