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Second Shell Oil Spill in Less than Two Weeks

05/27/2016 07:58:00 AM

For the second time in less than two weeks pipelines belonging to Shell have leaked oil. The most recent spill has leaked 21,000 Gallons (500 barrels) of oil near Tracy in San Joaquin County, California. This time the culprit was the company's underg > read more

Obama Begins to Reign-in Methane Emissions from Fracking

05/26/2016 07:52:00 AM

Through the Environmental Protection Agency the Obama administration is cracking down on methane associated with the extraction of fossil fuels. Fugitive emissions are unintended or irregular gas leaks, however most of the emissions associated with f > read more

Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

05/25/2016 08:06:00 AM

Despite the secrecy of the fracking industry and the protections afforded by some states there is mounting evidence that hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" contaminates drinking water. Fracking is a fossil fuel extraction process that consists of inj > read more

A Trump Presidency Would Kill Climate Action and Push us Past Irreversible Tipping Points

05/24/2016 09:11:00 AM

The fate of climate action and by extension the health of the planet and all its inhabitants depends on who Americans choose as their next President. The choice is between two unpopular candidates, however the leading Democratic candidate has indicat > read more

Natural Gas versus Renewable Energy

05/23/2016 14:08:00 PM

Natural gas, particularly gas from fracking cannot hold a candle to renewable energy. Nonetheless, the positive spin associated with fracking for natural gas persists. Natural gas is anything but clean but it continues to be sold as such.This America > read more

Cost Competitive Large-Scale Solar Projects

05/23/2016 09:36:00 AM

This webcast will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2016, 11:00 am Pacific / 2:00 pm Eastern. As news articles tout record low utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) prices in a handful of places across the country, many utilities are considering adding > read more

Event - ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2016

05/22/2016 12:13:00 PM

This event will take place on June 1 - 4, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The ASEAN region presents huge opportunities for the use of Renewable Energy and member states are increasingly focusing on Renewable programs in order to reduce their dependence on > read more

Event - Innovation Day: The Age of Renewable Energy

05/22/2016 09:01:00 AM

This event will take place on May 26, 2016 in Abu Dhabi the United Arab Emirates. In conjunction with IRENA’s eleventh council meeting, Innovation Day is intended to highlight the results of IRENA Innovation Week, which took place earlier this mont > read more

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05/21/2016 12:15:00 PM

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NEB's Approval of the Kinder Morgan Oil Pipeline is "Outrageous"

05/21/2016 09:12:00 AM

On May 19, 2016, National Energy Board (NEB) approved Texas oil giant Kinder Morgan's Transmountain pipeline expansion. The news prompted some leading voices to call the approval "outrageous". First Nations, municipalities, academics, scientists and > read more

Get Ready for Long Overdue Toxic Substances Reforms

05/20/2016 10:00:00 AM

Reforms are long overdue as the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) has not been updated in almost 40 years. This is about to change as the US congress is poised to pass new chemical legislation in the coming days. Currently the Environmental Protect > read more

Fracking and Earthquakes go Together like Sodom and Gomorrah

05/19/2016 07:56:00 AM

We are in the midst of a fracking boom and earthquakes caused by fracking are a common occurrence in the US. We have seen a 4000 percent increase in earthquakes in the US in the last 8 years. Earthquakes caused by natural causes can be both destructi > read more

Nations Discuss Details of the Paris Climate Deal in Bonn

05/18/2016 07:52:00 AM

Now that we have secured an agreement at COP 21, nations are meeting in Bonn, Germany to iron out the details of the plan. We know what the goal is but now we must do the work to find pathways to get to that objective and beyond it. The stated goal > read more

Paying Hommage to Ceres and their New Roadmap for Corporate Sustainability

05/17/2016 08:41:00 AM

Ceres continues to lead and provide guidance to help businesses navigate the labyrinth of sustainability. Ceres understands business, they know that unlocking the power of sustainability is not only about altruism. They have published reports that sh > read more

Leaking Methane Associated with Fracking

05/16/2016 10:48:00 AM

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is subject to leaks that make natural gas anything but a cleaner source of energy. These leaks occur at every step in the process from the extraction to the transportation and distribution. New research suggests these > read more

The Myth that Fracked Natural Gas is a Bridge Fuel

05/16/2016 09:01:00 AM

Now that the EPA is beginning to reign in methane emissions we need to expose the myth that natural gas is a bridge fuel that will help us to transition to renewable sources of energy. The logic supporting fracking is based on the fact that there are > read more

Event - World Conference on Climate Change (Climate Change 2016)

05/15/2016 13:56:00 PM

This event will take place on October 24-26, in 2016 Valencia, Spain. The theme is Updating our Understanding:Earth's Climate is Warming.Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Conference series Events with over 600+ Conferences, 1200 > read more

Shell Downplays Crude Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico (Video)

05/14/2016 07:54:00 AM

On May the 12th Shell claims that its offshore Brutus platform spewed 88,200 gallons of crude (2,100 barrels) into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill in Shell's Glider field created a 13 mile long by 2 mile wide oil slick in an area 97 miles south of Por > read more

Trump Could Win and We All Could Lose

05/13/2016 08:29:00 AM

Anyone who cares about the environment, the economy, business, responsible governance, civility or basic human decency is quite right to be terrified by the prospect of a Trump presidency.Many people think that the combination of deep political divis > read more

In Australia Climate Policy is a Political Football

05/12/2016 22:57:00 PM

Climate change has been a political football that has been a factor in Australian politics for some years now. In 2010, Labor party leader Julia Gillard was elected on a platform that included climate action. She subsequently lost the leadership of h > read more

Suspected Assassins of Berta Cáceres Arrested in Honduras

05/11/2016 07:08:00 AM

In the early morning hours on May 11th the Honduran government arrested four men and charged them with the murder of indigenous environmental activist Berta Cáceres. She was killed because of her opposition to the Agua Zarca hydropower project in th > read more

The Panama Papers Highlight the Need for Sustainability

05/10/2016 07:55:00 AM

The release of the Panama Papers touches upon a number of themes that are at the heart of sustainability. Among them are corruption, transparency and environmental and social governance (ESG)issues. These papers also highlight the need to address the > read more

Carbon Capture and Storage is Essential Post Paris

05/09/2016 08:42:00 AM

Interest in carbon capture and storage (CCS) has intensified in the wake of the Paris Climate Agreement. CCS refers to a suite of technologies that pull CO2 from a smokestack before it escapes into the air. It is then sequestered in some fashion, mos > read more

Enter the 7th Annual Responsible Business Awards

05/08/2016 19:04:00 PM

The 7th Annual Responsible Business Awards are the world's leading Awards for CSR, sustainability, supply chain and business executives. The internally-renowned Awards recognize genuine, truly innovative and meaningful approaches to making responsibl > read more

Event - Carbon Underground 2016 Conference

05/08/2016 12:17:00 PM

This event will take place in Costa Rica in September. The four day conference will include both classroom elements and real-world demonstrations. All of this will be filmed and made part of a larger curriculum being developed for online education th > read more

Event - Retail Sustainability & Environmental Compliance Conference 2016

05/08/2016 07:41:00 AM

This event will take place on September 27 - 30, 2016. The retail industry needs to be ALL IN when it comes to sustainability and environmental compliance. The Retail Sustainability & Environmental Compliance Conference (?RSECC) is the only event b > read more

Carbon Air Capture and Storage (Videos)

05/07/2016 07:11:00 AM

We need technologies that draw carbon dioxide from the air and either re-use or store it. While we must curtail our carbon emissions we must also find ways to reduce existing levels of atmospheric carbon. Climate change is caused by the buildup of gr > read more

Trump Wants to Mine Coal Frack for Gas and Drill for Oil

05/06/2016 08:13:00 AM

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump is not only invested in the fossil fuel industry he is seeking to expand its role in American energy production.Coal is among the dirtiest sources of energy, as a consequence coal plants and mining oper > read more

We Need to Ask Why Fort McMurray is Burning

05/05/2016 06:57:00 AM

Fort McMurray Alberta, the center of Canada's oil industry is on fire and climate change is the most likely suspect. The wall of flames that engulfed the town has forced residents to flee. Thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed and 80, > read more

Climate Doomsday Clock Advances as Trump Get Republican Presidential Nomination

05/04/2016 07:31:00 AM

For many Democrats and supporters of climate action, Trump's victory was heralded with a grin and a nod. "He will be easy to beat," they said. But all thinking people everywhere are just a little bit uneasy today. The prospect, however distant, that > read more

Consistent Ongoing Heat is Rewriting the Record Books

05/03/2016 07:53:00 AM

Every month we are breaking new heat records. It is not just the consistent regularity of new temperature records it is also the speed at which the planet is warming as evidenced by the growing deviations from the norm. Historically, climate changes > read more

A Post-Sustianability World

05/02/2016 08:12:00 AM

In the wake of COP21 the world may finally wake up to the necessity of sustainability, however, this is only the beginning of a long journey and we should start thinking about what comes next. Despite the advances we have made an impartial analysis r > read more

Event - IRENA Innovation Week

05/01/2016 17:12:00 PM

This event will take place from May 10 - 13, 2016 in Bonn Germany. Falling technology costs, mounting investments and renewable energy capacity additions outpacing nuclear and fossil energy are all signals that the global transition towards a renewab > read more

Extracting Value from Recycling - Apple's e-waste Management (Video)

04/30/2016 09:05:00 AM

Apple has mined a small fortune from its own waste in both dollars and social capital. While Apple has only recently become a sustainability leader, they have been focused on recycling for many years dating back to the time when Steve Jobs was still > read more

Mainstream Media's Failed Climate Coverage

04/29/2016 08:53:00 AM

The popular media has failed to communicate the science behind climate change. Combating climate change is not a priority issue for most people because because they don't understand anthropogenic global warming and the urgent need for climate action. > read more

Apple May Have Stopped Growing but it is Still a Sustainability Leader

04/28/2016 08:30:00 AM

Apple's growth streak may have come to an end but as a mature company its sustainability leadership is going stronger than ever. In fact Apple is poised to double down on sustainability. Every product has a life cycle and Apple's products are no diff > read more

The Promise of Electric Buses for Low Carbon Mass Transit

04/27/2016 07:57:00 AM

A new generation of fully electric buses is on the way making low carbon transport a reality. If we are to keep temperatures from rising more than 2C above preindustrial times we must find efficient, emissions-free solutions to mass transportation. T > read more

Business and the Paris Climate Agreement

04/26/2016 08:02:00 AM

The politicians have secured a climate deal and now it is up to the business community to do the heavy lifting. Less than five months after the conclusion of COP21 we have seen nations sign the Paris Climate Accord at a signing ceremony at UN headqua > read more

Investor Warning: Fossil Fuels and the Risk of Stranded Assets

04/25/2016 08:32:00 AM

It is becoming increasingly apparent that the risks associated with fossil fuels represent a substantial risk that should make investors wary. Fossil fuel reserves, including oil, gas and coal will soon be rendered obsolete, leaving investors holdin > read more

Event - Renewable Energy Workshop

04/24/2016 18:32:00 PM

This workshop will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. It is a widely held dream of many people to live a life powered by renewable energy. But it can be difficult to know how best to proceed with making this drea > read more

Event - AWEA Windpower Conference

04/24/2016 13:03:00 PM

This event will take place on May 23 - 26 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The American Wind Energy Association's annual Windpower Conference & Exhibition is recognized as one of the world's premier wind energy trade shows, bringing together attendees and > read more

Event - Solar 2016: ASES National Solar Conference

04/24/2016 07:28:00 AM

This ASES Solar Conference event will take place on July 10 - 14, 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel, in San Francisco. At Solar 2016 you will find out about cutting-edge research & trends that are driving us towards the shift to 100 percent renewabl > read more

The Earth Day Signing Ceremony for the Paris Climate Agreement

04/23/2016 12:11:00 PM

On Earth Day Friday April 22, world leaders from 175 countries formally signed the Paris Agreement. The leaders gathered at a signing ceremony that took place at the UN General Assembly hall in New York. This was the largest number of nations to eve > read more

Planting 8 Billion Trees: An Earth Day 2016 Initiative

04/22/2016 14:38:00 PM

Forests are important for a multitude of reasons not the least of which is their capacity to combat climate change. The theme behind Earth Day celebrations in 2016 is "Trees for the Earth." The organizers at the Earth Day Network are asking for help > read more

Earth Day 2016 is the Most Hopeful Ever

04/22/2016 07:47:00 AM

This is an Earth Day unlike any that have preceded it. After almost five decades of grass roots activism, the festivities in 2016 finally have something to celebrate. This year we are driving a stake into the heart of climate pessimism. We are challe > read more

President Obama Outmaneuvers Deniers to Protect the Paris Climate Deal

04/21/2016 13:22:00 PM

US President Barack Obama signed the Paris Climate Agreement today in an Earth Day ceremony at UN headquarters in New York City. However he has to contend with some serious opposition including a powerful fossil fuel industry and their climate denyin > read more

Earth Day and the Call for Action Post Paris

04/21/2016 05:41:00 AM

As many as 155 countries have sent representatives and dozens of world leaders are assembling on Earth Day to sign the Paris Climate Agreement at a ceremony taking place at UN headquarters in New York City.World leaders must act now to address climat > read more

US China and Others to Ratify Paris Climate Agreement on Earth Day Suggesting an Early Start to Implementation

04/20/2016 11:50:00 AM

The US and China, the world's leading carbon emitters have agreed to sign the historic Paris Climate Agreement at a signing ceremony on Earth Day. The signing of the agreement on Friday April 22nd at UN headquarters is more than just a symbolic gestu > read more

Why Corporations are Embracing Sustainability

04/19/2016 07:55:00 AM

Never before has there been more interest in corporate sustainability. While this trend is already huge we are only at the beginning of what is sure to be one of the largest economic opportunities the world has ever seen.There was a time in the recen > read more

Green Finance Goes Mainstream in 2016

04/18/2016 07:48:00 AM

The world is embracing green finance as never before and all expectations are that this will increase as we move towards a low carbon economy. Financial systems should play an important role in the green economic transition said, Zhou Xiaochuan, the > read more

Event - Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala

04/17/2016 17:33:00 PM

The 4th annual Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala will take place on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 on Lemieux Island in Ontario. This will be a wonderful evening in support of Ottawa Riverkeeper. Canada's first lady, Madame Sophie Grégoire Trudeau will be celebrated > read more

Event - Earth Day Summit (Free & Online)

04/17/2016 11:28:00 AM

This event will take place on Earth Day, April 22, 2016. At this event you will discover inspired sctions for a healthy, sustainable and thriving planet. We’re at a critical turning point... one where EACH OF US is called to meet the global crises > read more

Event - Sustainable Innovation Expo (SIE)

04/17/2016 08:20:00 AM

This event will take place on May 23 - 27, 2016 at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi, Kenya. The 6th Sustainable Innovation Expo (SIE)is being launched by Climate Action. SIE will grants 25 leading private sector organization > read more

Democracy Awakening - Calls to Reform America's Faltering Democracy (Videos)

04/16/2016 07:48:00 AM

More than 200 organizations and hundreds of thousands of people will come together on April 16-18 in Washington D.C. to demand a representative democracy. That means an inclusive systems where all votes matter and money does not buy you access to pow > read more

Climate Focus at the April 14th Democratic Debate

04/15/2016 08:43:00 AM

Climate related issues were a major part of the Democratic Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Brooklyn, New York, on April 14, 2016. While the two candidates agree that climate change is an urgent issue, there are impor > read more

Green Bonds Emerging as a Major Force in Green Finance

04/14/2016 11:05:00 AM

The momentum driving green bonds is growing and they have emerged as a major instrument of green finance. Green bonds generate funding for sustainable development and clean energy technology. They attract debt investment capital and drive innovation > read more

The IMF Supports Taxes for Fossil Fuels that Reflect Environmental Damage

04/14/2016 08:19:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund has been a leader in the fiscal side of green finance but in 2016 they have expanded their approach. The IMF is a key supporter of the Green Climate Fund and carbon taxes for fossil fuels. At a London meeting in 2014, > read more

IDB to Double Climate Related Projects

04/13/2016 15:11:00 PM

In October last year Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that it is going to double its climate related projects by increasing financing by between 25 and 30 percent by 2020. The IDB was established in 1959, it offers long-term financing > read more

The Allure of Low Carbon Investment Opportunities

04/13/2016 07:51:00 AM

Investors are waking up to the opportunities afforded by the low carbon economy. The benefits of emissions reduction extend far beyond averting a climate catastrophe. Decreasing our GHG emissions will help create jobs, alleviate poverty, improve publ > read more

The Green Climate Fund Comes of Age

04/12/2016 08:02:00 AM

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a United Nations climate finance mechanism designed to assist the developing mobilizing funding for mitigation and adaptation. The GCF mission is to expand collective human action to respond to climate chang > read more

World Bank to Finance More Renewables in the Developing World

04/11/2016 07:51:00 AM

After being called out for hypocrisy, the World Bank is working to redeem itself through massive investments in renewable energy. The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group are holding their annual "Spring Meetings events" in Washington > read more

Event - InREC: India's Renewable Energy Congress

04/10/2016 11:07:00 AM

This fact based high level conference will take place on April 26-27, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, India. InREC - India’s Renewable Energy Congress - is THE place to meet investors, IPPs, developers and policy power players to hear candid > read more

Event - 2016 Climate Leadership Gala (Earth Day Network)

04/10/2016 07:16:00 AM

This event will take place on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 PM, at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC. Hundreds of the world's leaders on climate, energy and the economy will be attending and together they will be celebr > read more

The Death of the Great Barrier Reef Draws Attention to the Fate of Coral Reefs Around the World (Videos)

04/09/2016 08:41:00 AM

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest living ecosystem and a Unesco World Heritage site. After a protracted battle with climate change, a 622 mile long sector of the reef has succumbed to > read more

How you can Help Make Making Sustainable Development a Reality

04/08/2016 08:21:00 AM

I am honored to announce my participation in a project called, "Making Sustainable Development a Reality," by my colleague, friend, and the editor at Global Warming is Real, Thomas Schueneman. Please take a moment to review this post and kindly consi > read more

Tackling Climate Change by Riding the Fossil Fuel Industry into the Ground

04/07/2016 08:32:00 AM

We can address climate change by slowly, willfully and deliberately killing the fossil fuel industry. The only way we can transition away from our currently perilous course towards a more sustainable economy is by weaning ourselves off of fossil fue > read more

The Math Supporting Climate Action

04/06/2016 14:45:00 PM

The imperative to act on climate change may be a moral call for future generations but it is also a very pragmatic matter of fiscal responsibility. A slew of reports corroborate the simple math that there is a multi-trillion dollar benefit from actin > read more

March Heat and the Trend of Earlier Springs & Later Winters

04/06/2016 06:52:00 AM

In 2016 we experienced the hottest month of February in recorded history and now satellite data suggests that this was followed by the hottest month of March ever. The heat in the Arctic is being described by scientists as "crazy". Europe is also suf > read more

Massive Demand for the Tesla 3

04/05/2016 11:28:00 AM

The recent launch of the Tesla 3 proves that there is strong demand for a reasonably priced EV. As of the end of March people could preorder the Tesla 3 and judging by the number of people who lined up the car is being well received. Tesla's newest o > read more

TransCanada's Keystone is Spewing Crude Adding Fuel to Pipeline Protests

04/05/2016 07:19:00 AM

The little brother of the canceled Keystone XL has sprung a leak giving fuel to those who are opposed fossil fuels pipelines including the Dakota Access and the Energy East. Calgary based TransCanada Corp., is the owner of the 30-inch Keystone l pipe > read more

Garland Has Green Cred and was Previously Lauded by the GOP

04/04/2016 08:45:00 AM

In the wake of the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia President Obama has nominated Merrick Garland for the vacant Supreme Court position. Garland is being opposed by the GOP even though he is a widely respected centrist. While Garland is anything bu > read more

Event - Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells + Batteries

04/03/2016 20:19:00 PM

This event will take place on April 25-29, 2016 at the Exhibition Grounds Hall 27, C 66, in Hannover, Germany. This is Europe's largest trade fair platform for hydrogen, fuel cells and stationary batteries. More than 150 international exhibitors from > read more

Event - Next-Generation Energy Storage 2016

04/03/2016 13:52:00 PM

Knowledge Foundation's 6th Annual energy storage conference will start on Monday, April 18, 2016 and end on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. It will take place in San Diego Marriott La Jolla, San Diego, CA, United States. Breakthroughs in new battery chemi > read more

Event - IRENA Innovation Week: The Age of Renewable Power

04/03/2016 10:50:00 AM

This event will take place on May 10-13, 2016 in Bonn, Germany. Government and industry have agreed on the need for a clean energy revolution to keep climate change in check. But what technologies should we focus on? And what still hinders key techno > read more

Nuclear Power Combats Climate Change (Video)

04/02/2016 19:48:00 PM

Despite the public's mistrust, nuclear power may be our only hope to meet our demand for emissions free energy. Tragic accidents and well warranted fears about nuclear proliferation undermined the public's confidence. Just last week President Obama h > read more

Mobile Phones with the Lowest Environmental Impact

04/01/2016 08:00:00 AM

Mobile phones are ubiquitous and they are a central part of modern life, but they come with varying degrees of eco-friendliness. Collectively, the billions of phones in the world today have a massive environmental footprint. Manufacturers are respond > read more

Investments in Renewables are Eclipsing Fossil Fuels

03/31/2016 09:43:00 AM

We are moving away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy. While the combination of new regulatory regimes, climate action and divestment signal the end of fossil fuels, investments in renewable energy are booming. Recent research confirms > read more

Renewables will Keep Growing Whether Oil Prices are Low or High

03/30/2016 16:07:00 PM

Regardless of whether oil prices are low or high we will continue to see massive increases in renewable energy which will ultimately help to make fossil fuels obsolete. Although low oil prices have historically hurt the growth of renewables, this app > read more

Market Forces are killing the Fossil Fuel Industry

03/30/2016 07:27:00 AM

A confluence of factors is providing some significant headwinds for the fossil fuel industry. Declining clean energy costs and low oil prices are driving investors away from fossil fuels and towards renewables.Private sector investments in clean ener > read more

Renewables Decoupled from the Price of Oil

03/29/2016 15:22:00 PM

Low oil prices are no longer holding back renewables, in fact they are proving to be a boon. Historically the price of oil has been tied to renewable energy. The higher the price of oil the more it benefited the growth of renewables. Conversely the l > read more

Despite the Oil Rally Expect Low Prices to Continue in 2016

03/29/2016 12:01:00 PM

Even though we have seen a recent uptick in oil prices the outlook in the short and medium term is anything but bullish. According to a number of energy pundits, there is little reason to believe that oil prices will keep their current value. First, > read more

Hybrid and Fully Electric Cars at the New York Auto Show

03/28/2016 08:04:00 AM

A number of greener cars are being showcased at the 2016 edition of the New York International Auto show. This year almost every automaker is highlighting their hybrid and electric vehicles. As explained by Honda Executive Vice President John Mendel > read more

Event - California Higher Education Sustainability Conference

03/27/2016 20:25:00 PM

This event will take place on June 27th- July 1st, 2016 at California State University, Fullerton. The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference (CHESC) highlights cutting-edge research, as well as case studies with proven successes in cu > read more

The Symbolism of Easter in the Age of the Anthropocene

03/27/2016 13:06:00 PM

The symbolism of Easter offers an opportunity to reflect deeply on the shift of consciousness required to extricate ourselves from the horrors of climate change and the tragic state of environmental degradation we have created. We need the kind of ph > read more

Event - Sustainable Brands San Diego

03/27/2016 10:57:00 AM

#SB16sd will take place on June 6-9, 2016 at the Paradise Point Spa and Resort in San Diego, California. As the demand for new products, services and business models that deliver purpose and profit continues to soar, brand leaders who are tapping int > read more

Event - Cleantech Revolution Tour (Berlin)

03/27/2016 06:57:00 AM

The first CleanTechnica Event that is part of the Cleantech Revolution Tour will take place on April 9th - 10th, 2016, in Berlin, Germany. This event will focus on Cleantech inspiration, education & empowerment. The Cleantech Revolution Tour, brought > read more

Our Forests are Being Decimated but they can be Reborn

03/26/2016 16:06:00 PM

Forest are a critical part of our efforts to protect biodiversity and manage global warming. In fact we cannot talk about addressing climate change without also talking about protecting forests.On March 21st 2016 we celebrated the sixth International > read more

Warmest Winter Ever and the Coming Climate Catastrophe

03/25/2016 17:47:00 PM

The oft repeated refrain that weather does not equal climate is giving way to the realization that when you string all these weather observations together a clear and irrefutable warming pattern emerges. In 2015 the hottest summer in recorded histor > read more

David Suzuki's Passion for Nature

03/24/2016 08:19:00 AM

Today, March 24, 2016, we celebrate the 80th birthday of the iconic Canadian environmentalist and elder Dr. David Suzuki. This internationally respected nature lover is considered by many to be the greatest living Canadian. He has been an academic, s > read more

Liberal Budget Delivers a Raft of Green Promises

03/23/2016 08:14:00 AM

The newly elected Liberals first budget makes good on their green campaign promises. The budget called "Growing the Middle Class," was released on March 22, it is intended to help make Canada "a champion of clean growth," and "make a speedy transiti > read more

Businesses Make Water Stewardship Pledges at a White House Summit

03/22/2016 18:01:00 PM

Water is essential to sustain life and it is also crucial to many business including some of the staples of our economy (eg: food, clothing, cars and mobile phones). At a White House Summit on World Water Day several businesses made ambitious pledge > read more

Ask the Canadian Government to Protect our Water Resources

03/22/2016 12:09:00 PM

In honor of David Suzuki's 80th birthday on March 24, Canadians are calling for more action to "protect, respect and fulfill our right to clean water." Canada has one-fifth of the Earth's fresh water, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and the world > read more

World Water Day 2016: Employment and Energy

03/22/2016 07:51:00 AM

Each year World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 and this year the focus is on jobs and by extension energy. The day is an opportunity to raise awareness and engage concrete actions related to responsible water stewardship. The first World Water D > read more

Forests Combat Climate Change and Benefit the Economy (Infographic)

03/21/2016 16:44:00 PM

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February Heat Smashes Records Prompting Scientists to Declare a Climate Emergency

03/21/2016 12:57:00 PM

While new heat records are commonplace, February 2016 is in a class of its own for having the largest ever average monthly departure from global norms in the history of temperature measurements. The global average temperature in February was 1.35 d > read more

Event - Compliance & Conduct Risk in Financial Services Forum

03/20/2016 12:22:00 PM

This event will take place on June 21 and 22, 2016 at the Crown Plaza in London, UK.This two day Conference is focused on Culture, Ethics and Integrity and it will bring together leadership from Compliance, Conduct Risk and European Regulators in a s > read more

Event - Fuel Cells Science and Technology 2016

03/20/2016 06:16:00 AM

This event will take place on April 13 and 14, 2016 at the Hilton Glasgow in Glasgow, UK. This event will have a good mix of industrial and academic delegates and presenters and an excellent balance between research and technology.Thousands of fuel c > read more

Earth Hour 2016: A Global Celebration and Call to Climate Action

03/19/2016 09:09:00 AM

Earth Hour will take place between 8:30 and 9:30 local time on Saturday March 19, 2016. This year Earth Hour celebrates its 10th anniversary and people in more than 170 countries and more than 7000 cities and towns are expected to participate.This an > read more

Auto Brands Hedge Against Reputational Risks by Building More EVs

03/18/2016 09:56:00 AM

Car companies know that they will come under increasing scrutiny and some forward looking auto brands realize that building more electric vehicles (EV's) may be the best defense. There are a number of automakers that are concerned allegations of chea > read more

Ireland Continues to Benefit from Being Green

03/17/2016 08:06:00 AM

In Ireland, green has many meanings. It can be seen as the color of their national symbol, a way of describing the government's environmentally responsible initiatives and the economic benefits the nation gleans from sustainability. Ireland's inves > read more

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