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12:34 ET California Dairy Quality Assurance Program Celebrates 20 Years

In December of 1996 and January of 1997, a series of subtropical pineapple express storms washed over California. Watersheds were already saturated...


10:34 ET PIF Announces "Wadi Al Disah Development Project" in Mohammed bin Salman Natural Reserve

The Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia today announces the launch of the Wadi Al Disah Development Project, located within the Prince...


09:22 ET Carbon Emissions Reduced by 98% at Volvo Construction Equipment and Skanska's Electric Site

Volvo Construction Equipment and its customer Skanska have recorded groundbreaking results from their Electric Site research project – including a...


Nov 20, 2018, 14:44 ET Die Gesellschaft könnte von einer Integration der Klimawissenschaft in die Katastrophenrisikomodellierung profitieren: The Geneva Association

Die Katastrophenrisikomodellierung hat die Art und Weise, wie Versicherer Katastrophenrisiken bewerten, berechnen und steuern, revolutioniert. Ihr...


Nov 20, 2018, 14:43 ET L'intégration de la science du climat à la modélisation des risques de catastrophe serait bénéfique pour la société : The Geneva Association

La modélisation des risques de catastrophe a révolutionné la manière dont les assureurs analysent, évaluent et gèrent les risques de catastrophe....


Nov 20, 2018, 09:34 ET Comcast Northeast Division Completes Solar System Installation To Power Manchester, NH Headquarters

Comcast today announced the completion of a 950-panel, ground-mounted solar installation that will help power its Northeast Division headquarters...


Nov 20, 2018, 05:58 ET Societal Benefits Would Arise From Integration of Climate Science into Catastrophe Risk Modelling: The Geneva Association

Catastrophe risk modelling has revolutionised the way insurers assess, price and manage disaster risks. Its usefulness to society could be even...


Nov 20, 2018, 05:41 ET Societal Benefits Would Arise From Integration of Climate Science into Catastrophe Risk Modelling: The Geneva Association

Catastrophe risk modelling has revolutionised the way insurers assess, price and manage disaster risks. Its usefulness to society could be even...


Nov 19, 2018, 15:04 ET Illinois Solar Energy Association Raffles 2018 Tesla Model X

Get ready to zoom into the green energy future! As people have become more concerned about reducing their carbon footprint, many car manufacturers...


Nov 19, 2018, 13:48 ET Farm Fresh To You's Donate-A-Box Program Helps California Fire Victims

Farm Fresh To You (www.farmfreshtoyou.com), a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and home delivery service that provides local, organic produce...


Nov 16, 2018, 08:42 ET Groups call on Amazon & eBay to Stop Marketing Cosmetics Found Illegal by NYC DOH; FDA enforcement needed to stop illegal, high mercury toxic trade

The Mercury Policy Project, along with 50 NGOs from around the globe, sent letters to Amazon and eBay yesterday calling on them to stop marketing...


Nov 15, 2018, 17:53 ET [Re]Verse Pitch Competition Seeks Businesses with Scraps & Surplus to Apply for Fourth Annual Event

The City of Austin is accepting applications from businesses and institutions interested in pitching scrap and by-product materials for the fourth...


Nov 15, 2018, 16:21 ET Conagra Brands Recognizes Seven Facilities Achieving 95 Percent Waste Diversion As Zero Waste Champions

As the nation comes together to encourage and enable recycling for America Recycles Day, Conagra Brands (NYSE:CAG) is recognizing seven facilities...


Nov 15, 2018, 14:03 ET National League of Cities Recommends Circular Economy to Improve Recycling Efforts in Communities

To improve municipal waste management practices, boost local green jobs and help address climate change, the National League of Cities (NLC), in...


Nov 15, 2018, 12:35 ET How Hippie Cow Beef is Changing the Game with Environmental Ranching

Based on the banks of the Red River, Hippie Cow Beef delivers pasture-fed, humanely raised beef direct to eco-conscious eaters. Recognizing the need...


Nov 15, 2018, 12:03 ET Poland Spring and Sea Bags Collaborate to Celebrate America Recycles Day

Poland Spring® 100% Natural Spring Water and Maine retailer, Sea Bags, are collaborating to raise awareness about recycling, and help prevent...


Nov 15, 2018, 11:19 ET Michael Baker International's Dan Barone Elected President of the Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association (NSBPA)

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced that Dan Barone, Ph.D., GISP, CFM, Senior...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:29 ET NorthStar Earth and Space Inc. announces partnerships, $52 million in additional financing for global environment information platform

Human beings have left a legacy to Earth which threatens the sustainability of our planet and the livelihoods of future generations. The cause: a...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:00 ET Maintaining California's iconic landscapes is critical to meet state climate goals

Investing in the capacity of California's lands to store carbon can cut significant emissions and deliver billions in economic value, while reducing...


Nov 15, 2018, 09:39 ET Coca-Cola And Keep America Beautiful Celebrate America Recycles Day With Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program

National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation today – on America Recycles Day – announced the opening of the application...


Nov 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Cool Effect Returns this Holiday Season with Creative Campaign Aimed to Inspire Climate Action

Today, Bay Area based non-profit Cool Effect announces the return of Snowmen to use humor and an educational message to inspire individuals to take...


Nov 15, 2018, 08:15 ET Green Science Policy: On America Recycles Day, What Goes Around Comes Around, & It Might Be Toxic

Thursday, November 15 is America Recycles Day, when we celebrate the individuals, recycling companies, and governments that are diverting millions of ...


Nov 15, 2018, 08:00 ET 2018 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey: More than half of global organizations plan to increase energy efficiency spending in next 12 months

Today, Johnson Controls, a global leader in creating smart cities, unveiled the findings from its 2018 Energy Efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey,...


Nov 15, 2018, 06:30 ET NexGen Honoured to Receive the PDAC's 2019 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award

VANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - NexGen Energy Ltd. ("NexGen" or the "Company") (TSX: NXE, NYSE MKT: NXE) is pleased to announce it is the...


Nov 14, 2018, 11:11 ET Titan Casing - Perfecting The Drilling Process Helps the Environment while Improving Oilfield Safety

JCA Companies affiliate Titan Casing has partnered with one of the largest E&P companies in Colorado and Ensign USD to enhance oilfield safety and...