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29 May, 2017, 04:00 ET Kinder Morgan's desperate Hail Mary shouldn't fool investors

Trans Mountain expansion a pipeline to nowhere, say First Nations and community leaders BURNABY, BC, May 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Facing determined...


28 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Transforming Kenyan Lives: 'Night Time Sun' Lights Up Hay Festival

- Jaguar Land Rover unveils unique Hay Festival art installation to celebrate 'Lighting up Lives' project in Kenya - 'Lighting up...


28 May, 2017, 07:26 ET Transformando la vida de los keniatas: "Night Time Sun" alumbra el Festival Hay

- Jaguar Land Rover inaugura una singular instalación de arte en el Hay Festival llamada 'Lighting up Lives' en Kenia - 'Lighting...


28 May, 2017, 06:57 ET Transformer la vie des Kényans : « Night Time Sun » éclaire le Hay Festival

- Jaguar Land Rover présente une installation artistique unique au Hay Festival pour célébrer le projet « Lighting up Lives » (Allumer des...


28 May, 2017, 06:52 ET Dienst für Kenia: ‚Night Time Sun' lässt Hay-Festival in hellem Licht erstrahlen

- Jaguar Land Rover enthüllt auf Hay-Festival Kunstinstallation zur Feier des Projekts ‚Lighting up Lives' in Kenia - ‚Lighting...


26 May, 2017, 10:11 ET SOCMA Shares Key Issues Impacting Batch Manufacturing with New EPA Administrator Director Scott Pruitt

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) and members of its Board of Governors met with newly appointed Environmental...


26 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy and SunPower Collaborate to Simplify Solar Process for Michigan Homeowners

In a state expected to grow its solar installations by more than 500 percent this year, Consumers Energy and SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) are...


26 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Offers New Rooftop Solar Pilot Program for Michigan Households

Consumers Energy announced today that it has started a new solar energy pilot program, giving Michigan residents another option to help build a...


25 May, 2017, 13:00 ET Impossible Foods Launches Sustainability Report

Impossible Foods has launched its first sustainability report, a comprehensive analysis of the food technology company's environmental mission,...


25 May, 2017, 10:37 ET Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed by FIU researchers. Little is...


25 May, 2017, 10:29 ET Warner Communications and Green Mountain College Announce Winner of Four Year Essay-Based Scholarship: Jessica Casey of St. Albans, Vermont

A student who is passionate about cleaning up St. Albans Bay, Vermont, and restoring it to a place of beauty will get a head start on her...


25 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Xpansiv Data Creates First "Digital Feedstock™" Via Proof Of Concept With Carbon Creek And Gem

At today's Innovate4Climate conference hosted by the World Bank, San Francisco-based Xpansiv Data announced the creation of the world's first...


24 May, 2017, 13:43 ET Governor Jay Inslee To Speak At Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit In Seattle

Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg BNA today announced that the first West Coast Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit will take place in Seattle this...


24 May, 2017, 09:00 ET The World's Most Refreshing Beer Introduces New Sustainability Initiative

Since pioneering the recyclable aluminum can, Coors Brewing has been a leader in sustainable brewing practices. This summer, the World's Most...


24 May, 2017, 05:59 ET Scalechange Releases Beta Version of Commonstake.com: The World's First Social Media Network Dedicated to Corporate Citizenship

While 82 percent of Americans prefer to shop in an environmentally-friendly manner, only 16 percent are actually able to do so. Two-thirds of the...


23 May, 2017, 15:38 ET AGU Decries Proposed Massive Cuts to Science Agency Funding in Administration's FY18 Budget Proposal

The following statement is attributable to Chris McEntee, Executive Director/CEO of the American Geophysical Union: "The release of President...


23 May, 2017, 11:45 ET A. O. Smith, The Water Council partner again to sponsor 2017 BREW Corporate technology challenge

Once again this year, A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council are partnering to identify and support entrepreneurs and start-ups developing...


23 May, 2017, 08:30 ET Prepare Your Home Before Summer Strikes to Beat the Heat

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, home cooling systems use about 6 percent of all the electricity produced in the United States, at an...


22 May, 2017, 19:25 ET Simposio sull'estrazione mineraria urbana lanciato a Pechino, mirando allo sviluppo internazionale del trattamento dei rifiuti solidi

Beijing GeoEnviron Engineering & Technology (BGE) ha intensificato gli sforzi nella cooperazione internazionale sull'estrazione mineraria...


22 May, 2017, 14:51 ET Fuels Groups Unveil Video Illuminating Harms of Shifting RFS Compliance Responsibility from Refiners to Retailers

A new video unveiled today by NATSO, representing the nation's truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)...


22 May, 2017, 14:45 ET FPL files plans to shutter third coal-fired power plant and continue modernizing its generation fleet, cutting emissions and generating millions in customer savings

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) today filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval to shut down the St....


22 May, 2017, 09:21 ET Carnival Corporation Rated Among America's 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, has been named one of the top 100 Best...


22 May, 2017, 09:11 ET National Pollinator Week Webinar Series to Highlight New Research on Key Honey Bee Health Issues

Bayer, in partnership with Bee Culture and Project Apis m., will celebrate National Pollinator Week (June 19–23) by hosting live webinars on...


19 May, 2017, 21:30 ET Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault Reveals Critical Need to Keep Seeds in Farmers' Hands

Surprise breach in the "Doomsday Vault's" defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change...


19 May, 2017, 16:42 ET 'Water Maven' Chris Austin to Lead Discussions at Local Conservation Symposium

Chris Austin, author of the popular Maven's Notebook website and a prominent figure in California water news, will be one of the featured guests...