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Canadian Premiers Climate Change Declaration

04/21/2015 11:04:00 AM

On April 14th 2015 Canadian premiers released an outcome statement after the Quebec Summit on Climate Change. Here is an unedited version of their declaration. _________________________________ Recognizing that there is a scientific consensus callin > read more

Carbon Reduction Makes Good Business Sense

04/21/2015 07:55:00 AM

Carbon reduction efforts are both low risk and profitable making them part of good business strategy. US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have dropped nine percent in the last ten years and we could see far greater declines if the business community un > read more

BP's Legal Wrangling Five Years After the Gulf Oil Spill

04/20/2015 15:58:00 PM

BP has a lengthy criminal rap sheet that culminated in the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. Despite BP's long criminal history they are anything but repentant. Rather than accept the penalties levied against them for the 2010 spill > read more

The Toll on Wildlife from the Gulf of Mexico BP Oil Spill

04/20/2015 13:17:00 PM

A number of wildlife species have been devastated by the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This includes seabirds, turtles, fish, and vegetation. Between 800,000 and one million sea birds have died from oil exposure in the Gulf of Mexico sin > read more

BP's Gulf Oil Spill: Summary of Research Evidence Five Years Later

04/20/2015 11:03:00 AM

A number of studies indicate that the environmental impacts of the BP's 2010 oil spill in the gulf is anything but over. Huge amounts of oil are still on the ocean floor and this is finding its way into the food chain. Other studies show fish that sp > read more

The BP Oil Spill in the Gulf Five Years Later

04/20/2015 09:10:00 AM

Exactly five years ago (April 20, 2010), BP's Deepwater Horizon oil well exploded in the Gulf of Mexico killing 11 people and injuring 17 more. The explosion unleashed one of the worst environmental disasters in human history. For 87 days (April 20 a > read more

Connect the Blue Dots National Day of Action

04/19/2015 05:36:00 AM

On Sunday, April 19 there will be a national day of action in support of environmental rights. This includes fresh air, clean water and healthy food. > read more

Blue Dot Movement Advocating for a Healthy Environment

04/18/2015 11:52:00 AM

Rather than just address individual environmental insults, the Blue Dot movement seeks to entrench a legal framework that will protect Canada's environment from coast to coast. A growing number of Canadians are demanding the right to a healthy env > read more

Renewable Energy in Africa and the Middle East

04/17/2015 11:44:00 AM

Africa and the middle east have vast untapped renewable energy potential particularly with regard to solar power. Renewable energy projects from large to small scale are popping up across the region. An example of small scale projects can be found in > read more

The ABCs of Latin American Renewable Energy (Argentina, Brazil and Costa Rica)

04/17/2015 09:26:00 AM

Throughout Latin America renewable energy is growing and there is huge untapped potential. From tiny island states like Bonaire to large countries like Brazil renewable energy is reshaping the energy map of the region. In Latin America there are five > read more

Asian Renewable Energy (China, India Japan, South Korea)

04/17/2015 07:26:00 AM

Led by China and India Asia is an economic powerhouse that is expected to continue to experience major growth. Here are four Asian nations (China, India, Japan and South Korea) on the forefront of the renewable energy expansion around the world. Chi > read more

Australia Can Dump Coal and Adopt Renewables

04/16/2015 22:15:00 PM

Although the current ruling government in Australia has doubled down on coal, the nation is capable of getting all of its electricity needs from renewable sources of energy. After a brief political leadership focused on combating climate change, Aust > read more

Canada Could Get All of Its Electricity from Renewables

04/16/2015 10:54:00 AM

Canada may be a fossil fuel superpower, but the nation could easily derive all of its electrical energy needs from renewables. Mayor Gregor Robertson and the City Council have pledged to make Vancouver Canada's first 100 percent renewable city. The r > read more

Europe Moving Towards 100 percent Renewable Energy

04/16/2015 07:43:00 AM

Renewable energy has seen steady growth in renewable energy installations in Europe. Here is a summary of the past, present of future of renewable energy in in five leading European nations (Denmark, France, Germany, Spain and the UK): DenmarkDenmar > read more

Canada Needs Carbon Pricing but Harper Says No

04/15/2015 13:37:00 PM

Canada needs a carbon pricing scheme to reduce its climate change causing greenhouse gas emissions and help renewable energy to grow. However, the ruling federal Conservatives are strong allies of the fossil fuel industry and they are staunchly oppos > read more

Pepe's Bistro: Small Scale Sustainability

04/15/2015 10:58:00 AM

Here is a review of how one small business is engaging sustainability on a shoestring budget.Not all of the companies engaging sustainability are big corporates. Some small mom and pop operations see real value in reducing energy costs and appealing > read more

Allstate is a Leader in Environmental Social and Governance Disclosures

04/15/2015 07:54:00 AM

When it comes to environmental and social disclosures in the insurance industry Allstate is a leader. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures (sometimes called goodwill or reputation), include everything from climate change to gender d > read more

Low Oil Prices Hurt Recycling More than Renewables

04/14/2015 17:43:00 PM

It has been widely reported that low oil prices hurt renewable energy while this point may be overstated it appears clear that falling fossil fuel prices are wreaking havoc on the recycling industry. Many predicted that the gravitational pull of fos > read more

Innovations in Sustainability Can Meet the Challenges we Face

04/14/2015 12:34:00 PM

Innovation is key to making the most of sustainability. We will need to develop creative solutions to meet the challenges we face. Innovations in sustainability both lowers costs and increases revenues.We have seen how innovations in renewable energy > read more

Global Consistency in Sustainability

04/14/2015 08:19:00 AM

The ongoing growth of sustainability demands more coherence. Sustainability is now a mainstay of forward looking businesses. There is still so much that remains to be done, we are seeing progress in sustainable business. Companies are reducing their > read more

Marine Oil Spill in Vancouver Adds to Pipeline Concerns

04/13/2015 15:23:00 PM

On the afternoon of Wednesday April 8th there was an oil spill in Vancouver's English Bay and Stanley Park. Approximately 2,700 litres of toxic bunker oil leaked from a the vessel M/V Marathassa and fowled Vancouver's beaches. International shipping > read more

Canada's Largest Ever Climate March

04/13/2015 10:26:00 AM

On Saturday, April 11th people from all walks of life came together in Quebec City for the largest climate themed protest in Canadian history. The Act on Climate March was timed to take place just ahead of a premiers' summit planned for Quebec City > read more

Ontario and Quebec Sign Cap-and-Trade Deal

04/13/2015 08:18:00 AM

On Monday April 13th, the Canadian province of Ontario will join Quebec and participate in a cap-and-trade scheme designed to use market forces to reduce climate change causing greenhouse gas emissions. Ontario's involvement will put a price on carbo > read more

Harvard Heat Week Launch: Fossil Fuel Divestment Event

04/12/2015 08:05:00 AM

On April 12th, 2015 at the First Parish Unitarian Church in Cambridge Massachusetts hundreds of people will come together to launch Harvard Heat Week. This is an important start to a round of divestment campaigning focusing on New England.Harvard Hea > read more

Harvard Heat Week: Background and Rationale

04/11/2015 10:40:00 AM

From April 12th to April 17th, Harvard Heat Week will spearhead the next round of divestment campaigning. This peaceful initiative is an important part of the ongoing movement to divest from fossil fuels. The event may be taking place at one of the m > read more

Planned Tar Sands Expansion Negates Global Carbon Reduction Efforts

04/11/2015 06:36:00 AM

There are plans underway to dramatically increase the amount of tar sands oil being shipped to international markets. If these plans proceed they would undermine efforts to substantially reduce global greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate chang > read more

Green Electricity in Eastern Canada: A Letter to the Premiers of Quebec and Ontario

04/10/2015 11:55:00 AM

Here is an open letter to the premiers of both Quebec and Ontario urging them to work together to reduce greenhouse gases and save $14 billion by forging a green electricity deal._____________________________ Dear Premiers Couillard and Wynne: On Nov > read more

Solar Photovoltaic Best Practices: Guides for Installation Operations and Maintenance

04/02/2015 11:31:00 AM

New solar photovoltaic system best practices guidelines have been released that provide guidance in the areas of installation, operations and maintenance. The goal of these guides is to help improve investor confidence in the long term viability of P > read more

Scary Climate Trajectory as Carbon Emissions Keep Rising

04/02/2015 07:53:00 AM

Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions keep rising. It is well known that we must drastically reduce emissions if we are to have a chance of staving off the worst impacts of climate change. Although the most long lived anthropogenic GHG is a molecule > read more

Another Blazing Oil Rig Calls into Question the Obama Administration's Consideration of Offshore Drilling

04/01/2015 18:26:00 PM

Another oil platform explodes in the Gulf of Mexico giving the Obama administration reason to rethink its decision to consider offshore drilling along America's coastlines. The fire that erupted earlier today in the Gulf of Mexico killed four people > read more

Melting Ice Makes Antarctica Ground Zero for Climate Change

04/01/2015 10:51:00 AM

Although melting ice sheets in the Western Antarctic has received the bulk of concern, it would appear that a similar forces are at play in the Eastern Antarctic. Warm water is eating away at the ice from underneath, this in turn exposes more ice to > read more

April First Round-Up of Great Climate News

04/01/2015 08:23:00 AM

There is a raft of good climate and environmental news on this the first day of April, 2015. This includes radical policy shifts from previously intransigent political parties in the US, Canada and Australia. Fossil fuel companies that are embracing > read more

Summary of the Three Major Anthropogenic GHGs

03/31/2015 16:41:00 PM

Greenhouse gases (GHGs) contribute to the greenhouse effect by absorbing the sun's rays (specifically infrared radiation) causing the greenhouse effect, which warms the surface of the Earth. Although greenhouse gases occur naturally in the atmosphere > read more

Energy Efficiency Bill Passes in the Senate

03/31/2015 13:24:00 PM

Despite a Republican majority control an energy efficiency bill managed to get through the Senate. The bipartisan bill named the Portman Shaheen Energy Efficiency Bill (S 535) focuses on government buildings, grid enabled water heaters and commercia > read more

Webinar - Risk Management: Planning for Ups and Downs

03/31/2015 09:52:00 AM

A one hour webinar titled, Risk Management – Planning for Ups and Downs, will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Recent developments in fracking, which brought on the shale boom, has drastically changed not o > read more

The Growth of US Renewables are Outpacing Fossil Fuels

03/31/2015 06:35:00 AM

Renewable energy is growing faster than fossil fuels in the US. In 2014 new capacity from renewables has grown faster than coal, oil and even gas. Renewable energy generating capacity has increased 72 times faster than coal and 163 times faster than > read more

Why Business Can Change the World

03/30/2015 14:21:00 PM

There is a compelling humanitarian and economic argument for embedding sustainability and social purpose into a company's DNA. Far too often businesses are singled out for egregious wrongs like environmental insults or employee mistreatment. However, > read more

Event - World Engineering Summit

03/29/2015 14:08:00 PM

The World Engineering Summit (WES) 2015 will take place on July 21 - 24 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre. WES is a high profile conference organized by IES to further their mission of "advancing and promoting the science, art and pr > read more

Video - Earth Hour: Watch the Lights Go Out Around the World

03/29/2015 10:51:00 AM

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Video - Highlights from this Year's Earth Hour

03/29/2015 06:11:00 AM

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Video - Business Partnerships for Earth Hour

03/28/2015 11:11:00 AM

Join the global movement with Timex INDIGLO® and Earth Hour. Pledge to act on March 28th at 8:30pm and for every shared pledge, Timex will donate $1 to Earth Hour. bit.ly/1G0N7wh Timex is not the only business partnering with Earth Hour (scroll down > read more

Video - Earth Hour: Why You Need to be Part of it

03/28/2015 08:55:00 AM

Earth Hour 2015 is about giving people a voice to speak out against the most daunting challenge in human history. This popular movement gives hundreds of millions of people an opportunity to weigh in on climate change. Although the issues are complex > read more

Video - Earth Hour: Collective Action to Combat Climate Change

03/28/2015 06:34:00 AM

Take a stand against climate change and join Earth Hour 2015. Hundreds of millions of people around the world will turn off their lights for one hour on Saturday, March 28th at 8:30 local time. This is the most important collective action to combat c > read more

France Curbs Vehicles and Decrees Green or Solar Roofs

03/27/2015 10:54:00 AM

In France we are seeing efforts to both curb vehicular emissions and increase renewable energy. City officials in Paris have instituted a system that is designed to curb the number of cars that can drive in Paris. This follows new legislation mandati > read more

Carbon Reduction Efforts Under Attack from Republicans

03/27/2015 08:17:00 AM

Republicans have fired multiple salvos in their proxy war against the Obama administration's carbon reduction efforts. Under the pretext of deficit reduction Republicans are using their majorities in the House and the Senate to support the fossil fue > read more

Beijing's Coal Plant Closures are Cause for Australia to Think Twice about Investing in Dirty Energy Projects

03/26/2015 19:19:00 PM

Concerns about air pollution and poor viability have pushed Beijing to announce the closure of all of its coal plants. As a major coal supplier to China Australia is watching with interest and more than a little bit of concern. The move to shut Beiji > read more

Wetlands Resources LLC Wins the Water Challenge Business Pitch

03/26/2015 11:13:00 AM

On Monday March 23, Wetland Resources LLC was announced as the winner of the fifth annual Water Challenge business pitch at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. Their winning pitch focused on planting trees to protect Louisiana's coastline. The competition > read more

Apple Proves its Never too Late to Go Green

03/26/2015 08:25:00 AM

Apple's successful adoption of a host of sustainability initiatives demonstrate that it is never too late to go green. The conventional wisdom suggests that to be recognized as a sustainability leader you have to get there first and be green to the c > read more

Event - The Energy Show

03/25/2015 16:52:00 PM

The Energy Show will take place on March 25 10am - 6pm and March 26 10am - 6pm in RDS, Dublin. The Energy Show, presented by SEAI, is an annual two-day business exhibition showcasing the leading sustainable energy technologies and practices. Entry to > read more

Low Oil Prices Offer an Opportunity to Combat Climate Change

03/25/2015 14:28:00 PM

The plunge in the price of oil makes this an ideal time to deploy market disincentives that can cut emissions and combat climate change. We know that if we are to stave off the worst impacts of climate change we must substantially reduce our emission > read more

Carbon Budgets: Time for Science Based Policy

03/25/2015 08:42:00 AM

Scientists have made it abundantly clear that we must leave most of the world's known fossil fuel reserves in the ground if we are to stay within our carbon budget. This is essential if we are to keep temperatures from rising more than the internatio > read more

Lessons Learned from Harper's Reliance on Fossil Fuels

03/24/2015 20:27:00 PM

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Canada's ruling federal Conservatives went all in on fossil fuels and now that the price of oil has plummeted they are feeling the heat from the economic fallout.Canada offers an energy policy case study. Rather than > read more

Last Winter was the Warmest Ever

03/24/2015 14:19:00 PM

Despite some unseasonably cold temperatures in Canada and the northeastern portion of US, the winter of 2014/2015 was the warmest winter ever recorded in the Northern Hemisphere. Year to date temperature statistics reveal that 2015 is on track to be > read more

Video - Merchants of Doubt: Fossil Fuel's Devious Climate Denial Strategy

03/21/2015 16:15:00 PM

A new documentary exposes how the fossil fuel industry is flexing their corporate might and enlisting devious spin doctors to delay responsible political action on climate change. This film exposes the ways in which science is undermined by pseudo sc > read more

Video - Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability and Innovation at Nike

03/21/2015 14:12:00 PM

At Ceres 25th Anniversary Conference Nike's Hannah Jones talks about the role innovation plays in Nike's sustainability strategies and how the Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability has influenced the company's journey. > read more

Video - Vanuatu's Devastation is Yet Another Global Warning

03/21/2015 10:14:00 AM

As the world continues to warm the kind of devastation that we saw recently in Vanuatu will become more frequent. Half of the quarter million people that live on the 80 islands that make up the South Pacific state have been left homeless. The Categor > read more

Video - Six Sustainability Profiles: International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP)

03/21/2015 08:55:00 AM

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Video - Why We Must Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground

03/21/2015 06:57:00 AM

As the primary source of climate change causing emissions most of the known fossil fuel reserves must be left in the ground. If we want to have a chance of staving off the worst impacts of climate change we have to radically reduce our emissions. We > read more

The Fossil Fuel Industry has Reason to be Nervous

03/20/2015 09:36:00 AM

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." - Mahatma GandhiConcerns about climate change, the demise of coal and the rise of renewable energy are making the fossil fuel industry nervous. While the fossil fuel > read more

Infographic - Solar over Fossil Fuels

03/20/2015 06:22:00 AM

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Opportunities in Sustainability Finance Highlighting Renewables & Energy Efficiency

03/19/2015 15:58:00 PM

Reports about the strength of renewable energy and energy efficiency are coming from all quarters even places where oil reigns supreme. A new report from the epicenter of the fossil fuel world explains the significant opportunities in renewable ener > read more

Infographic - Wind Power Europe and the US

03/19/2015 14:17:00 PM

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The Beginning of the End for Coal

03/19/2015 10:19:00 AM

New research reveals that the coal boom is over and we are nearing the end of coal's power sector dominance. Coal was once the power source of the world. It fueled the industrial revolution, powered our trains and warmed our homes. In the process it > read more

Wind Power Can Supply One Third of US Energy Demand if Republicans Get Out of the Way

03/19/2015 07:30:00 AM

Wind can supply more than one third of US energy demand by 2050. Renewables are surging in the US and the fastest growing is wind power. According to a Department of Energy (DoE) Wind Vision report, wind power currently supplies 4.5 percent of US e > read more

States with Green Energy have the Cheapest Electricity

03/18/2015 17:44:00 PM

States that use renewables to generate energy have the least expensive electricity costs in the US. This shatters the myth that green energy costs more. Instead of increasing the price of power, renewables have been shown to drive down the price. The > read more

Infographic - BP's Energy Trends Report

03/18/2015 14:16:00 PM

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Charts from BP's Energy Trends Report

03/18/2015 10:37:00 AM

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BP Issues Climate Warning and Calls for Carbon Pricing

03/18/2015 06:53:00 AM

One of the world's largest oil companies has stated that we have to price carbon to curtail carbon emissions. The science is clear and there have been a vast number of warnings coming from a wide variety of sources including, AGU, IEA, IPCC, PwC, Wo > read more

Brewers are Making St Patrick's Day Greener

03/17/2015 17:54:00 PM

Thanks to sustainability initiatives from a number of brewers, St. Patrick's Day is more than a celebration of conspicuous consumption. The mountains of food waste and tons of decorations that end up in landfills make it easy to believe that the only > read more

GSI to Locate its Headquarters in Ireland

03/17/2015 14:48:00 PM

The Global Sustainability Initiative ("GSI") has announced that they will put their headquarters in Mayo, Ireland due to the region's technological sustainability competencies. GSI is an innovative global impact investment project, joins the fight ag > read more

Video - Joe Biden on Climate Change (VICE on HBO - Season 3)

03/14/2015 19:15:00 PM

VICE founder Shane Smith interviews Vice President Joe Biden about the veracity of climate change and denial. > read more

Video - Our Rising Oceans (VICE on HBO Season 3 Episode 1)

03/14/2015 16:59:00 PM

Our oceans are rising. With human use of hydrocarbons skyrocketing, waters around the globe are getting hotter and, now, this warm sub-surface water is washing into Antarctica’s massive western glaciers causing the glaciers to retreat and break off > read more

Video - The Most Concise Explanation of Climate Change Every Filmed

03/14/2015 13:19:00 PM

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Video - Solar Impulse 2 is in the Process of Setting a World Record

03/14/2015 11:38:00 AM

A solar powered plane is making its way around the world. The lightweight plane is called Solar Impulse 2, it has a wingspan wider than a 747. The carbon fiber and polymer impregnated paper plane incorporates high performance energy management softwa > read more

Video - Stop Bill C-51: The Conservative Government's Attempt to Criminalize Environmental Concern

03/14/2015 07:06:00 AM

Spread the word and speak out! Please share this video and join tens of thousands signing the petition to stop the bill @ leadnow.ca/reject-fear. Make sure that Canadians see this video, get the facts out about Harper's "secret police"For more inform > read more

Primer on Sustainability in Small Businesses

03/13/2015 14:45:00 PM

There are a number of things that small businesses can do to be more environmentally sustainable. > read more

Webcast - Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid

03/13/2015 11:20:00 AM

The webcast Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid will take place on March 24, 2015. In a unique industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across 71 countries on a sc > read more

Harper's War on Environmental Dissent

03/13/2015 07:49:00 AM

In a thinly veiled attempt to clear the way for fossil fuel and mining interests, Canada's ruling Conservatives are trying to push through draconian legislation that would stymie environmental dissent. In what can only be described as an Orwellian ni > read more

Smart Tire Concepts from Goodyear

03/12/2015 16:10:00 PM

Goodyear has developed a couple of tire concepts including one that generates electricity from motion. The BHO3 and the Triple Tube concept tires were unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The BHO3 tire concept generate power by harnessing the hea > read more

Infographic - How to End Fossil Fuels by 2050

03/12/2015 14:17:00 PM

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Solar Plane in the Process of Setting a Record by Circumnavigating the Globe

03/12/2015 11:10:00 AM

A solar powered plane is making its way around the world. The lightweight plane is called Solar Impulse 2, it has a wingspan wider than a 747. The carbon fiber and polymer impregnated paper plane incorporates high performance energy management softwa > read more

Florida's Republican Governor Bans Reference to "Climate Change"

03/12/2015 07:28:00 AM

Given Florida's vulnerability, the state should be a champion of efforts to combat climate change, however, rather than lead, the state has forbidden the very mention of the term. The irony is that Florida is one of the states most at risk from clima > read more

Deutsche Bank Says Half of all Known Fossil Fuels Reserves Need to Stay Underground

03/11/2015 16:32:00 PM

A Deutsche Bank report talks about the impact of fossil fuels and makes the point that we are rapidly approaching the point where we will not be able to add any more carbon to the atmosphere without unleashing the worst impacts of climate change. Th > read more

What Businesses Can Do to be More Environmentally Sustainable

03/11/2015 12:55:00 PM

Here are some things that forward thinking business leaders can do to be more environmentally sustainable. Both to keep up with the competition and to position themselves for the future the business community needs to act.Many companies are already r > read more

Infographic - Australian Coal Development and the Great Barrier Reef

03/11/2015 10:55:00 AM

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Australian Coal Development Projects to Move Forward Despite Environment, Climate and Economic Concerns

03/11/2015 06:56:00 AM

Despite the massive environmental and climate impacts, the government of Queensland Australia is moving forward with new coal projects and a sea port. The new Labor government in Queensland has just announced that it will promote development in the G > read more

Fourth Oil Train Derailment in a Month and Twelfth for the Year

03/10/2015 16:57:00 PM

Yet another train carrying crude oil derailed in northern Ontario. This one occured on Saturday March 7 and as of March 10 the resulting fire was still burning and billowing thick plumes of black smoke. Many of the cars on the Canadian National Rail > read more

NEB Extends Energy East Application Process

03/10/2015 14:50:00 PM

The National Energy Board (NEB) have just re-opened the review process for the Energy East pipeline. The application to participate process (ATP) will be extended by a one week period. Starting on March 10 and running until 17 March, people can apply > read more

Introduction to Sustainable Development by Columbia University (Coursera - Columbia University)

03/10/2015 11:52:00 AM

Coursera is offering a free online Columbia University course titled, "Introduction to Sustainable Development." This course will address the following: 1. What is Sustainable Development? Sustainable development is a central concept for our age. It > read more

Why Small Businesses are Engaging Sustainability

03/10/2015 08:22:00 AM

The size of the market opportunities is driving small businesses to engage environmental sustainability, as are concerns about survival and long term success. In addition to improving profits, reducing costs and mitigating against risk, engaging sust > read more

The 21 Most Powerful Women in Sustainability (gb&d magazine)

03/09/2015 15:37:00 PM

Here are the recipients of the inaugural Women in Sustainability Leadership Award, presented by gb&d which describes itself as "the magazine for today’s leading green professional." It is the only magazine covering green building and design across > read more

Female Climate Justice Leaders and Environmental Champions (350.org)

03/09/2015 12:56:00 PM

Women are among the first to feel the impact of climate impacts. However, women are also at the forefront of efforts to find and implement sustainable solutions. Here are some of the female climate justice leaders assembled by the staff at 350.org fo > read more

Video - Women Environment Leaders from the Himalyas

03/07/2015 16:04:00 PM

The video is based on interviews with women environmental leaders from the Hindu Kush Himalayas including Arzu Rana Deuba and Meena Khanal from Nepal, Shandana Khan from Pakistan, H.E Dr. Hussun Banu Ghazan, Minister of Women’s Affairs from Afghani > read more

Video - Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy Forum (WISER) Keynote Speech

03/07/2015 13:00:00 PM

Here is the Keynote speech from the Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy Forum (WISER). > read more

Video - Women’s Claims on Environmental Sustainability

03/07/2015 10:12:00 AM

Moderator: Bridget Burns, Advocacy and Communications Director, Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)Noelene Nabulivou, activist from Fiji, affiliated with DAWN, Diverse Voices and Action for Equality, and the Women’s Major Grou > read more

Video - Women's Earth Alliance (WEA)

03/07/2015 07:21:00 AM

Women's Earth Alliance's foresees a world in which women powerfully participate in the development of global sustainability—thereby reducing poverty, encouraging democracy, promoting peace, and enhancing the social and environmental health of the p > read more

Infographic - Enviromental Benefits of Empowering Women and Providing Access to Sustainable Energy

03/06/2015 18:10:00 PM

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Webinar - New Waste Management Reporting System

03/06/2015 11:58:00 AM

This new downloadable webinar from Enviance provides insights into some of the new realities associated with waste management. Rebecca Roberts, Associate Environmental Specialist in the Environmental Affairs Dept. at Eversource, will discuss how Eve > read more

At Least 30 Years of Above Average Temperatures

03/06/2015 10:05:00 AM

While it is true that one month or one year of warmer weather does not prove the existence of global warming, however 30 consecutive years of above average temperatures offer compelling evidence of climate change. It has been 3 decades since we have > read more

Train Carrying 3 Million Gallons of Oil Derails and Catches Fire

03/06/2015 06:57:00 AM

On March 5, 2015 another oil train derailed and caught fire. Firefighters were forced to flee the scene and they are allowing the fire to burn itself out. The BNSF train included more than 100 tanker cars carrying 3,242,600 gallons of crude oil. Thi > read more



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