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.

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Feb 23, 2018, 11:21 ET Carolinas' waterways to benefit from more than $900,000 in grants from Duke Energy

Thirteen organizations spanning 42 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive more than $900,000 in new grants from Duke Energy's...


Feb 23, 2018, 08:07 ET Race Against Extinction Polar Bear Accepts Panda Bear Dare

In response to a dare laid down by the World Wildlife Fund Panda Bear, the Race Against Extinction Polar Bear will be running in the 2018...


Feb 22, 2018, 16:00 ET Goodyear Soybean Oil Technology Wins 'Environmental Achievement of the Year' Award

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has been presented the prestigious Tire Technology International Award for Innovation and...


Feb 22, 2018, 10:33 ET Environment Scores Big Win With Zero-Waste(i) Legacy Project at Super Bowl LII

The NFL, in partnership with PepsiCo, Aramark, U.S. Bank Stadium, SMG and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, scored a zero-waste legacy...


Feb 22, 2018, 10:05 ET Tiny Campus Guests Inspire Huge Conservation Effort

The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library needed a new roof last year. When the construction team discovered guests on the rooftop, however, the project...


Feb 22, 2018, 08:57 ET Buyers of Costa Rican Pineapples Can Now Guarantee a Deforestation-Free Commodity to Their Customers Around the World

As consumers become increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of agro-commodity production, with the click of a button, companies...


Feb 22, 2018, 08:30 ET Invenia Selected to Present at CleanEquity® Monaco 2018

CleanEquity® is an annual invitation-only event hosted by Innovator Capital, the London based specialist investment bank. The conference provides...


Feb 22, 2018, 08:30 ET Scoot Networks Selected to Present at CleanEquity® Monaco 2018

Scoot Networks will present at CleanEquity® Monaco 2018 on 8th & 9th March at the Fairmont Monte Carlo. CleanEquity® is an annual...


Feb 22, 2018, 06:24 ET Invitation au lancement de la campagne Trillion Tree Campaign le 9 mars 2018, Monte-Carlo

PlantAhead: 1.000 milliard d'arbres pour lutter contre la crise climatique Tout a commencé par une présentation à l'école. Aujourd'hui,...


Feb 21, 2018, 19:19 ET Earth Day 2018 Aims to End Plastic Pollution

Earth Day Network Announces Focus of 2018 Global Earth Day Earth Day Network, the organization that leads Earth Day worldwide, today...


Feb 20, 2018, 11:23 ET Frost & Sullivan Identifies Emission Control Technologies as Key Solution in Addressing Air Pollution

Urbanization is bringing an unprecedented amount of people to urban centers around the world. Due to the increase in the number of vehicles on the...


Feb 19, 2018, 10:30 ET Consumers Energy Announces Clean Energy Breakthrough Goal: 80 Percent Reduction in Carbon Emissions, Zero Coal by 2040

Consumers Energy and CMS Energy today announced Consumers Energy's plans to meet Michigan's energy needs reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent...


Feb 16, 2018, 16:14 ET Inside Science: Global Warming's Frozen Giant

A new feature article exploring the looming threat of greenhouse gases escaping from thawing permafrost was published online today by Inside...


Feb 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Forest Products Employees Arrive On Capitol Hill To Communicate Threats To Manufacturing Jobs, Environment

American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry descended on Washington, D.C., this week and made over 485 visits with members of...


Feb 15, 2018, 10:00 ET Clean200 List From As You Sow And Corporate Knights Outperforms Dirty Energy Corporations By Nearly Double

Today, As You Sow and Corporate Knights released the fourth update of the Carbon Clean 200™ (Clean200™), a list of the 200 largest publicly traded...


Feb 15, 2018, 09:27 ET ING Research: U.S. Companies Implement Sustainability Strategies to Drive Revenues

ING's sustainability report, 'From Sustainability to Business Value – Finance as a Catalyst', published today, finds that revenue growth is the...


Feb 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food expands its fire prevention programme to improve community welfare

- Desa Makmur Peduli Api (DMPA) programme keeps fires away from plantation estates and community lands - Community development programmes benefit...


Feb 15, 2018, 08:41 ET Introducing recycle-friendly PETG shrink sleeves

Sun Chemical has launched its SunLam™ De-seaming Adhesive for shrink-labeled containers. This new de-seamable adhesive helps recyclers improve...


Feb 14, 2018, 08:00 ET AppHarvest receives investment from Rise of The Rest® Seed Fund

AppHarvest is working alongside the University of Pikeville in its goal of making Eastern Kentucky the high-tech greenhouse capital of the U.S. The...


Feb 14, 2018, 07:48 ET New Wine Industry Symposium Focused on Long-Term Winegrowing Strategies in Face of Climate Change Set for June 7, 2018

New wine industry symposium titled Bordeaux in America: The Climate Disruption(TM) will be held on June 7th, 2018 at Ramekins Culinary School &...


Feb 13, 2018, 14:16 ET Timmons: Mayor de Blasio Owes New Yorkers an Apology

Ahead of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City address, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons...


Feb 13, 2018, 13:43 ET Tax Break for Energy Efficiency Is Extended

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which Congress passed on February 9, 2018, contained a number of tax extenders, including a one-year retroactive...


Feb 13, 2018, 11:10 ET Conservation Groups Challenge Federal Certificate for PennEast Pipeline, Says NJ Conservation

Attorneys for New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and Stony Brook–Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) have filed a request...


Feb 12, 2018, 09:06 ET The General Manager of Agrocaribe in Guatemala has Been Elected as a Member of the Board of Governors of the International Organization, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil - RSPO

Jose Roberto Montenegro, the General Manager of the sustainable palm oil company in Guatemala, Agrocaribe, completed last November the...


Feb 12, 2018, 08:30 ET A Couple's Dream Wedding can be a Green Wedding in Costa Rica

Where eco-friendly nuptial celebrations are romantic and effortless Being mindful of the environment, when planning a wedding, is...