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

14 Nov, 2018, 08:00 GMT Ultimaker Achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certifications

Ultimaker, the global leader in desktop 3D printing, today announced that it achieved certification against ISO 9001:2015 for quality management and...


13 Nov, 2018, 20:45 GMT Press Opportunities During Visit to Australia & New Zealand by Head of Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

The final station in a network of 21 Australian nuclear test monitoring facilities, "IS03", at Davis Base, Antarctica, was recently certified. To...


11 Nov, 2018, 21:00 GMT Super Rare Whiskies and Rums to be Auctioned for Charities Battling Plastic Pollution

Fifteen super rare single malt whiskies and rums, from the world's most important and collectable distilleries, are to be auctioned by online spirits ...


08 Nov, 2018, 05:00 GMT Johnson & Johnson Launches Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0

Johnson & Johnson today launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, the second continent-wide competition calling on African...


07 Nov, 2018, 12:30 GMT Asia-Pacific Tolling & City Congestion Market to Reach $3.93 Bn by 2025 at 16.7% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research

Inclination toward effective traffic management solutions, need to reduce environmental pollution, and emergence of the internet of things have...


06 Nov, 2018, 13:37 GMT The Consumer Goods Forum and Fair Labor Association Call for Greater Collaboration to Tackle Forced Labour Issues in Palm Oil Industry

FLA report highlights serious challenges in the Indonesian and Malaysian markets Malaysia and Indonesia are leading producers of palm oil, together...


31 Oct, 2018, 11:37 GMT 2018 Budget – Sagentia Response: Reducing Plastic Needs a Focus on Science and Innovation

Announcements in the UK Autumn Budget demonstrate renewed pressure on companies to reduce plastic use. But according to Sagentia, a Science Group...


30 Oct, 2018, 13:18 GMT Greenlight Planet Rolls Out Its Largest Expansion in Rwanda, Supplying 50,000 Units to Ignite Power Rwanda in October

Greenlight Planet, the global leader in solar home energy products is thrilled to announce that it has completed a shipment of an order of 50,000 Sun ...


29 Oct, 2018, 16:00 GMT Unprecedented Global Image of Coral Reefs from Allen Coral Atlas Released

A year ago, the late Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen challenged his team at Paul G. Allen Philanthropies to fill the most...


29 Oct, 2018, 00:10 GMT SC Johnson and Plastic Bank Team Up to Address the Global Ocean Plastic Crisis

Today, SC Johnson is announcing a new partnership with Plastic Bank, one of the leading organizations working to reduce the global crisis of ocean...


29 Oct, 2018, 00:02 GMT SC Johnson Signs Groundbreaking International Commitment to Tackle the Plastic Pollution Crisis

SC Johnson announces today it is joining a worldwide coalition of leading businesses and governments to tackle the growing global crisis of plastic...


29 Oct, 2018, 00:00 GMT Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste

Board of The Consumer Goods Forum Issues Statement Acknowledging Need for Industry to Help Reduce Plastic Waste; Endorses Ellen MacArthur...


28 Oct, 2018, 15:36 GMT DBU: "The Effects of Climate Change are Already Apparent Around the World"

The German President presented the DBU's German Environmental Prize today in Erfurt German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanked "thousands of...


28 Oct, 2018, 11:37 GMT The DBU Highlights the Importance of the Oceans for Climate, Biodiversity and Food Supply

German Environmental Prize awarded to marine biologist Antje Boetius and a team of wastewater experts from Leipzig The German Environmental...


25 Oct, 2018, 11:29 BST Reduction of Single-use Plastics Needs to Tie in With Circular Economy Actions and Consumption Realities in Europe

The European Parliament approved yesterday its report on the draft Directive on Marine Pollution and Single-use Plastics. "European Bioplastics fully ...


24 Oct, 2018, 09:30 BST Climate Protection in Transport: International Conference on Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future 2019" - The Programme is Online

The programme for the 16th International Conference on Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future" at http://www.fuels-of-the-future.com, which will...


23 Oct, 2018, 12:00 BST Global Composites Market Benefits From Government Regulations to Control Emission of Harmful Gasses - TMR

The leading multinational companies hold larger share in the global composites market, states Transparency Market Research in its recent report. Some ...


18 Oct, 2018, 16:21 BST Government Appoints Triple Point as Delivery Partner for £320m Heat Network Investment Project

Triple Point will seek partners for £1bn investment in self-sustaining Heat Network market to help meet local infrastructure and consumer needs...


18 Oct, 2018, 11:05 BST Sims Recycling Solutions Listed Again as a Representative Vendor in Gartner's "Market Guide for IT Asset Disposition (ITAD)"

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading global provider of IT asset disposition (ITAD) and electronics recycling services, today announced their...


15 Oct, 2018, 10:00 BST IBC SOLAR: Solar Plant on Gas Station Shows How Jordan Can Achieve Its Renewable Energy Goals

MIRNA, Jordan Premium Partner of IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy storage, has installed a solar plant with 100...


15 Oct, 2018, 07:00 BST Centrica Publishes New Report Showing How New Energy Technology Could Meet More than Half of 2030 Carbon Reduction Targets

Centrica plc has today released a new report which shows that new energy technology could meet more than half of the 20% carbon reduction target by...


10 Oct, 2018, 09:00 BST responsAbility is Teaming up With Solar Company REDAVIA

responsAbility is further expanding its portfolio of companies active in the distributed energy area: Solar technology company REDAVIA and the...


09 Oct, 2018, 11:00 BST Orb Media Reports on Personal and Economic Toll of Climate Change-Related Flooding Worldwide

New Orb Media Inc. reporting illuminates the catastrophic impact rising sea levels and more extreme rainfall are having globally. New research...


09 Oct, 2018, 07:00 BST The Jane Goodall Institute Launches ForeverWild Campaign

International NGO founded by Dr. Jane Goodall raises awareness to protect species from trafficking With the imminent publication of Horizon Scan, a...


04 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST Shell Kicks Off Search for Most Promising Low Carbon UK SMEs

Total of £350,000 no-strings funding for six of the UK's most promising low-carbon SMEs Shell Springboard Low-Carbon Business of the Year will...