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Institutions that offer Sustainabililty Focused Certificates and Degrees as Recommended By Linked-In Professionals

09/29/2016 20:43:00 PM

These are the schools suggested by Linked-In members in response to a request for recommendations for certification/diploma in Business Sustainability. Here is the alphabetized list of educational institutions that offer sustainability degrees includ > read more

Gray Water Can Make Beer and Renewable Energy

09/29/2016 09:34:00 AM

Some breweries are recycling waste water (gray water) as part of their responsible water management practices. Some breweries in California are taking advantage of Orange County's “toilet-to-tap” regimen which cleans up wastewater to recharge gro > read more

Heineken's Sustainability Leadership

09/28/2016 08:37:00 AM

The Dutch beer company Heineken is comprised of 160 breweries. The brand is committed to company-wide GHG emissions reductions of 40 percent from 2008 levels by 2020. > read more

Clinton Trounces Trump in the First Presidential Debate

09/27/2016 08:50:00 AM

With a commanding effort Hilary Clinton has decisively won the first presidential debate halting Donald Trump's momentum. He interrupted Clinton a total of 26 times and he spoke over the moderator Lester Holt. In addition to his well-known, albeit st > read more

A Review of Trump's Positions on Climate, Energy and the Economy

09/26/2016 10:17:00 AM

What would a Trump presidency look like? This is the question that thinking people must ask. Trump is notoriously vague but he has offered some insight into his positions on the climate and energy fronts.If Trump were to become President it would sig > read more

Event - Environment Analyst Business Summit 2016

09/25/2016 23:02:00 PM

The inaugural Environment Analyst (EA) Business Summit will take place on Wednesday 28th September 2016 at One America Square, London, UK. This event is subtitled, "Accelerating Growth and Adding Value to Address Environmental Market Disruptors". The > read more

Event - ASES National Solar Tour

09/25/2016 21:11:00 PM

The 21st Annual American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Tour will be held October 2016 in neighborhoods across the US. Attending the 2016 National Solar Tour will allow communities across the country the opportunity to see new and innovat > read more

Event - IGEM: Green Business for Sustainability

09/25/2016 11:57:00 AM

Asean’s IGEM will take place on October 5, 2016, at the Kuala, Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. This is Asean's largest green business platform. IGEM, organised by the Malaysian government, is the region’s largest green technology business and > read more

Event - SRI Conference (Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing)

09/25/2016 08:34:00 AM

The 27th annual SRI Conference will take place on November 9-11, 2016, at The Hyatt Regency Downtown, Denver, Colorado. Together we're catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Plan to stay with us thr > read more

Letterman Comes Out of Retirement to Advocate for the Health of the Planet and Solar Energy (Videos)

09/24/2016 13:49:00 PM

David Letterman returns to television this fall to proclaim his love for the planet and rant against those who are destroying it. He is coming out of retirement to share his concern about climate change and the importance of renewable energy and sola > read more

The Beer Industry is Emerging as a Sustainability Leader

09/23/2016 20:57:00 PM

Beer is a hugely popular beverage that is threatened by climate change and drought. In addition to water the beer industry is also dependent on grains like hops.According to beer industry statistics, 1.93 billion hectoliters (100 liters) of beer are > read more

What Aspiring Sustainability Professionals Should Learn in College

09/22/2016 21:37:00 PM

Here is some advice from young professionals for college students interested in pursuing a career in sustainability. Getting ready for the workplace starts when you are in school. Learn from the experience of a group of sustainability professionals a > read more

Reflections on Rhino Horn Economics and the Natural Capital Movement on World Rhino Day

09/22/2016 14:51:00 PM

September 22nd is World Rhino Day, on this day and throughout the year we say "NO" to legalizing the rhino horn trade. > read more

Sugar Coated Lies that Undermine Science

09/22/2016 10:19:00 AM

Big sugar's lies are the latest example of greenwash. The subterfuge of industry to serve it's bottom line at the public's expense is a crime that warrants public outrage. > read more

Ecological Gaming and Gamification

09/21/2016 08:46:00 AM

Electronic gaming and gamification is a huge and rapidly growing industry that has the potential to help solve the environmental problems we face. Gaming involves specialized applications, whereas ecologically focused gamification transposes game mec > read more

Heartland Institute's Fear Mongering in Climate Friendly California

09/20/2016 08:20:00 AM

There is no better illustration of fear-mongering and misrepresentation than the fossil fuel-funded Heartland Institute. Although they claim to be a free-market think tank they are a actually a fossil fuel funded advocacy group.Most recently they lau > read more

Adler University - Degrees for a More Just Society

09/19/2016 19:19:00 PM

The top of Adler University's site reads, "Graduating socially responsible practitioners for positive change." That is because this school is dedicated to graduating practitioners who will lead social change and create a more just society, through de > read more

California's Climate Leadership and the Losers who Strive to Undermine these Gains

09/19/2016 08:14:00 AM

California is a shinning example of the way forward. This state's bold climate actions are meant to help us extricate ourselves from the world we have created. Rather than herald this great state's accomplishments, the oil industry is using their ill > read more

Event - Responsible Business Awards 2016

09/18/2016 14:48:00 PM

The 7th Responsible Business Awards 2016 Ceremony will take place on September 30th 2016. Celebrate with the global leaders in Responsible Business including Standard Life, B&Q, Munich Airport and Heineken. This year you will enjoy over 4 hours netw > read more

Event - Global Green Awards 2016

09/18/2016 11:48:00 AM

The 20th Global Green Awards will take place on September 29th, 2016 in Downtown Los Angeles at the Alexandria Ballrooms on 5th and Spring. Start time of event is 6pm.Theme and dress is black and white cocktail/business attire. The evening is an inti > read more

Event - SEJ's 26th Annual Conference

09/18/2016 07:39:00 AM

The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) will be holding its 26th Annual Conference, in Sacramento, CA, on September 21-25, 2016. California has a 1,100-mile-long coastline. From the heights of Mount Whitney to the depths of Death Valley, the G > read more

Teaching Kids in Nature May be our Best Hope for the Future

09/15/2016 18:59:00 PM

Educating children in nature may be the best hope we have of righting all the ways that we have failed to be good stewards of the Earth. Educational instruction in nature offers significant benefits to students. A slew of studies show that nature con > read more

The Energy East Pipeline Project is as Good as Dead

09/14/2016 15:31:00 PM

The controversial $15.7-billion Energy East pipeline project is hanging by a thread. If it were to be built it would deliver 1.1-million barrels of oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to Eastern Canada refineries and a marine terminal in New Br > read more

The Growth of Green Schools in 2016

09/13/2016 20:28:00 PM

Schools continue to be at the forefront of the green building movement. A growing number of educational establishments are investing to make their infrastructures more sustainable. > read more

Businesses are Thriving with Sustainbility and Risk Dying Without It

09/12/2016 08:50:00 AM

Sustainability and particularly environmental sustainability is an increasingly crucial part of business strategy. This huge and growing megatrend is expected to continue evolving and shaping global business strategy. Driven by consumer demand compa > read more

Event - Companies & Causes Canada Conference

09/11/2016 20:44:00 PM

The 3rd Annual Companies & Causes Canada Conference will take place on November 3, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario. The conference is designed to support corporate citizenship efforts. Featuring top Canadian brands including Unilever, MLSE Foundation, Manul > read more

Event - Renewable Energy World International: Renewable Energy on a Global Scale

09/11/2016 10:35:00 AM

This event will take place on December, 13-15, 2016 at the Orange Country Convention Center, North and South Halls, Orlando, Florida, USA.Renewable Energy on a Global Scale is part of Power Generation Week EventRenewable Energy World has a proven tra > read more

Dakota Access Pipeline Halted by Government Despite Judges Ruling (Videos)

09/10/2016 18:24:00 PM

Resistance to pipelines have taken a devastating toll on the fossil fuel industry in North America. Most recently protectors have succeeded in halting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The the Keystone XL, the Northern Gateway, t > read more

150 Sustainability and Environmental Masters Degrees

09/09/2016 22:56:00 PM

Sustainability is transforming our educational system from primary school to post doctorate work. The need for scholarly research and human resources is making sustainability the most prescient field of study in the world today. The reality of an inc > read more

The Dakota Access and Protest that Kills Pipelines

09/09/2016 08:12:00 AM

Efforts to stop the buildings of pipelines has succeeded in killing four pipelines and Indigenous people are leading the charge to protect the land from America's newest mega-pipeline. No one seemed to have noticed as the the Dakota Access Pipeline P > read more

Energy Efficiency: Kids Teaching Parents

09/08/2016 17:48:00 PM

A study suggests that children may be powerful agents of change when it comes to environmental issues particularly on the subject of energy efficiency. Compared to their parents kids are more likely to accept the veracity of climate change and they a > read more

Solar Innovations are Revolutionizing Energy

09/08/2016 08:06:00 AM

This is an exciting time in the world of solar energy with technological innovations becoming routine. Less expensive polymer solar cells are on the cusp of being commercially available. This summer Japan installed a floating solar system with microi > read more

Green Futures: Sustainability in Philadelphia Schools

09/07/2016 21:46:00 PM

Schools see value in sustainability. The benefits are > read more

Enbridge: If We Can't Build Pipelines We Will Buy Them

09/07/2016 08:50:00 AM

Canada's largest pipeline company is getting bigger through mergers and acquisitions. Enbridge has gone on buying spree after facing opposition to its pipeline expansion plans. It has been difficult for Enbridge to move ahead with its pipeline projec > read more

Footprint Calculator: Measure Your Schools Footprint or Measure Your Own

09/06/2016 18:45:00 PM

The Global Footprint Network’s Ecological Footprint calculator teaches university students about sustainability in a fun and engaging manner. The calculator is able to render the multifaceted dimensions of sustainability in the form of consolidated > read more

2016 Corporate Sustainability Leaders

09/06/2016 07:53:00 AM

A bevy of iconic brands have been singled out as the world's leading sustainability companies. The results of the 2016 GlobeScan/SustainAbility survey of corporate sustainability leaders were released on June 7th 2016. The list is formally known as t > read more

Natural Light in Schools: Architectural Resource for Daylighting

09/05/2016 18:50:00 PM

Driven by a host of benefits, natural light (or daylighting as it is often called) is a logical choice in educational settings. Using natural light in schools has been shown to have a host of benefits that include health, learning, financial, cultura > read more

The US/China Ratify Climate Deal and Corporations are Decoupling

09/05/2016 09:38:00 AM

On Saturday September 3 the world's two largest polluters, the US and China, formally ratified the Paris Climate Agreement. While this is no surprise it does contribute to the momentum of the process and it adds to the pressure on other nations who h > read more

Event - Los Angeles Green Festival

09/04/2016 20:12:00 PM

Los Angeles Green Festival will take place on September 16 - 18 in Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, South Hall K. Hours are as follows, Friday: 12pm - 6pm; Saturday: 10am - 6pm; Sunday: 10am - 5pm. Sign language interpr > read more

Event - 2016 Energy Manager Today Awards: Call for Entries

09/04/2016 08:17:00 AM

2016 Energy Manager Today Awards is calling for entries. The deadline for entries is October 19, 2016, the early Bird special ends September 23, 2016.The Energy Manager Today Awards recognize and honor the strides made in the field of energy manageme > read more

Celebrating ASU's School of Sustainability (Video)

09/03/2016 19:20:00 PM

ASU's School of Sustainability is the very first school of sustainability in the US. It has been training world class leaders for the last ten years. In 2016, the school is celebrating a decade of innovation, adaptation and advances. This school is > read more

Free Educational Resources at the Supply Chain Sustainability School (Video)

09/03/2016 11:59:00 AM

Here are free resources to help you come to a better understanding of supply chain sustainability. Integrating sustainability into your supply chain is about gaining a competitive advantage, showing leadership and getting ahead of regulations. As exp > read more

25 Back to School Books to be Well Informed on Climate, the Environment and Sustainability

09/02/2016 22:53:00 PM

In alphabetical order, here are 25 books in the Green Market Oracle's back to school reading list. The books on this list address a wide range of subjects related to sustainability, climate change and the environment. These books are focused on busin > read more

Pseudosynthesis - Solar Power that Mimics Photosynthesis

09/01/2016 11:13:00 AM

Nature offers us some promising design solutions that could revolutionize solar energy. One of the most interesting is the biomicry of the ubiquitous process in nature that converts sunlight to energy. The specific process is called photosynthesis, > read more

Solar and Storage - A Match Made in Heaven

09/01/2016 07:38:00 AM

Storing the sun's energy is the holy grail of solar power. Despite solar's vast potential it still suffers from intermittency. Simply put, solar's biggest weakness is the fact that the sun is not always shinning. This increases the need for some form > read more

Business Sustainability Certificate Program at Loyola Chicago

08/31/2016 15:55:00 PM

This one day world-class Business Sustainability Certificate Program at Loyola Chicago takes place on Thursday October 6, 2016. Space is limited and the deadline for application is September 30. This new one-day certificate program in global business > read more

Comprehensive Compilation of Studies Proving the ROI of Sustainability

08/31/2016 07:49:00 AM

The Green Market Oracle has been following the plethora of studies that show the value of sustainability. Over the years we have summarized and republished links to more than 20 studies that show the ROI of sustainability.Sustainable Brands recently > read more

Studying Sustainability at Hampshire College

08/30/2016 17:21:00 PM

Hampshire College has a wide assortment of sustainability focused academics. While the school may be best known for its massive solar power project (the school is working towards generating all of its electricity from solar energy arrays by the end o > read more

Glaxo­SmithKline Doing Well by Doing Good

08/30/2016 06:39:00 AM

Glaxo­SmithKline (GSK) is at the top of Fortune's 2016 Change the World list. They are being recognized for their exemplary corporate citizenship. In an age of rampant profiteering in the pharmaceutical industry, Glaxo­SmithKline (GSK) has stood ou > read more

Hampshire College Goes 100% Solar Saving Money and Reducing Emissions

08/29/2016 20:00:00 PM

Hampshire college will be the first solar powered residential school in the US. This rural college located in Amherst Massachusetts is in the process of installing 15,000 solar panels on 19 acres of its 840-acre campus. When the installation is compl > read more

Solar is Now the Cheapest Form of Electricity on Earth

08/29/2016 08:23:00 AM

Fossil fuels have been definitively ousted as the world's cheapest source of electricy with solar energy prices falling to an all time low. Solar is now the least expensive way of generating electricity costing half of the price of coal, the cheapest > read more

Event - AltCar Expo and Conference

08/28/2016 20:17:00 PM

AltCar Expo and Conference will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium East Wing, 1855 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, Friday September 16 and Saturday September 17, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. AltCar’s Government Fleet & Industry Conference that runs > read more

Event - National Drive Electric Week 2016

08/28/2016 15:35:00 PM

National Drive Electric Week started in 2011 as National Plug In Day, it takes place during the week of September 10 - 18, 2016. Celebrations for this event will take place across the US, Canada and elsewhere. National Drive Electric Week is presente > read more

It is Time for All of Us to Act on Climate Change (Videos)

08/27/2016 07:03:00 AM

Environmental degradation, the climate crisis and social injustice are present day realities that call all people and businesses to act. To illustrate the urgency of the situation consider climate change. Scientists tell us the the upper threshold wa > read more

MA in Global Sustainability at The University of South Florida

08/26/2016 21:08:00 PM

The University of South Florida's sustainability focused academics prepares students to lead sustainable change and meet the growing needs of private and public sectors around the world. The Master of Arts (MA) in Global Sustainability is designed to > read more

Repeated Spills Show the Soulless Self Interest of Fossil Fuel Companies

08/26/2016 07:52:00 AM

A number of fossil fuel companies are guilty of repeated spills. This includes companies like PetroPeru, Shell, and Duke Energy. Whether crude oil or coal ash, these leaks are a regular occurrence. It is safe to say that these companies and many like > read more

Sustainable Educational Solutions from Sustainia

08/25/2016 17:04:00 PM

Here are some of the best ideas in sustainable education from the last couple of years. These ideas are curated by Sustania in its annual guide to innovative sustainability solutions. The guide known as Sustania100 identifies readily available projec > read more

Oil Industry Ignores Coastal Restoration Efforts Despite Being Battered by Louisiana Flooding

08/25/2016 08:37:00 AM

The fossil fuel industry is the primary cause of climate change contributing to flooding and sea level rise yet they fight calls to scale back production and they ignore pleas to fund mitigation efforts. The recent floods in Louisiana killed 13 peopl > read more

The Top 50 Greenest Universities in America (Sierra Magazine)

08/24/2016 21:46:00 PM

Each year Sierra Magazine ranks schools in terms of the following categories: Energy, investments, food, innovation, academics, planning, purchasing, transport, waste, and water.Formally known as the "Cool Schools" ranking, this is one of the most wi > read more

Sustainability at the Rio Olympics: More Green Promises More Green Lies

08/05/2016 07:07:00 AM

Olympic games are becoming increasingly environmentally sustainable, at least on paper. Once again this year's Olympic games are touted as being the greenest games ever. In fairness, making such a massive event environmentally sustainable is a truly > read more

Brazil's Corruption, Socioeconomic Woes and Political Intrigue Overshadow the Olympics

08/03/2016 06:43:00 AM

The scourge of corruption has embroiled Brazil in a morass of complex political intrigue. Brazil's economy has contracted by 3 percent this year and although the country is in a deep recession, it is still the world's fifth largest economy. Brazil's > read more

Decreasing the Cost of Being Cool: Saving Money Energy and the Climate

08/02/2016 12:45:00 PM

Air conditioners consume vast amounts of electricity and the warmer the world gets the more energy will be required to keep cool. Energy use is directly related to both costs and emissions that cause climate change. While heating and transportation > read more

Climate Action and the Binary Choice between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump

08/01/2016 08:13:00 AM

When it comes to climate and the environment, the DNC made it abundantly clear that the Democratic ticket is a far better choice than the Republican alternative. Despite what some are saying the Democrats are the only choice. However, Trump's lies an > read more

Event - Renewable Energy World International Conference 2016

07/31/2016 11:00:00 AM

This event will take place on December 13 - 15, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center (North and South Halls) in Orlando Florida.Renewable Energy World International (formerly Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America) has a proven > read more

Event - BSR Conference 2016: Be Bold #BSR16

07/31/2016 07:38:00 AM

This event will take place November 1-3, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in New York, New York. The BSR Conference brings together sustainability leaders and practitioners to build the business of a better world. Now entering its 23rd year, the BSR Conferenc > read more

"We the People": Obama's DNC Speech Reminds the Nation about the Meaning of Democracy

07/29/2016 07:49:00 AM

When President Obama addressed those gathered at the DNC he put forward a vision of America that was in stark contrast to Donald Trump's dark festival the week before. He explained that his administration pulled the country out of recession, decrease > read more

Why the Bernie or Bust Movement Gets it Wrong

07/28/2016 09:06:00 AM

It is easy to understand the frustration of the politically disenfranchised, however, supporters of the Bernie or Bust initiative are a danger because they feed into the raging inferno of disaffected Americans. However inauthentic, this narrative has > read more

Bernie Makes the Case for Unity (DNC Speech Excerpts)

07/27/2016 08:14:00 AM

Bernie Sanders delivered a powerful speech at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) that not only endorsed Hilary Clinton's bid to be the next president of the United States, he delivered a logical rebuke to his supporters who refuse to back Hilar > read more

Air Pollution Linked to Cognitive Impairment: A Review of the Research Evidence

07/26/2016 08:21:00 AM

A growing body of research demonstrates that air pollution affects the brain and causes cognitive deficits. When inhaled, fine particulate matter has been shown to be bad for your heart, lungs and brain. While we have known that air pollution comprom > read more

GOP Platform Augurs Environmental Destruction and Runaway Climate Change

07/25/2016 08:32:00 AM

The 2016 Republican platform is an environment destroying climate killer. Party delegates voted to adopt the GOP platform at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week. If the GOP manages to fool the American electorate in November the > read more

Event - The New Energy Future: Webinar and White Paper

07/24/2016 10:58:00 AM

This one hour webinar will take place on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Brought to you by Energy Manager Today this webinar with Edison Energy will help you make sense of the changing energy future . In this > read more

Trump Promises to Kill Climate Action at RNC Speech: The False Flags of Fear and Division

07/22/2016 14:00:00 PM

As the Republican National Convention drew to a close Donald Trump delivered a speech in which he made it clear that he will dismantle US efforts to address climate change all while exacerbating its cause. He wants to get rid of environmental regulat > read more

Corporate Sustainability in 2016: The Rise of the CSO

07/19/2016 11:04:00 AM

Sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) enable businesses to reduce their costs by being more efficient, build social capital by being more responsible and earn more revenues by offering products and services that customers find soci > read more

Climate No-shows, Discord and Nepotism Mark the Start of the Republican National Convention

07/18/2016 17:50:00 PM

As an omen of what is to come, the Trump motorcade had an accident on the way to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A Trump presidency would not only be calamitous for the economy it would likely push us past climate tipping points. Tru > read more

Event- IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016: Planet at the Crossroads

07/17/2016 08:07:00 AM

This event is about defining the path to a sustainable future and it will take place on September 1 - 10, 2016 in Hawaii. The theme of this year's event is "planet is at a crossroads." The ecosystems that underpin our economies and provide us food an > read more

Trump's Pick for VP Fails to Secure Support from the Koch Brothers (Videos)

07/16/2016 10:24:00 AM

The Republican presidential nominee's choice of VP suggests that the Trump camp may have been hoping to secure support from conservative Christians and the Koch brothers (David and Charles). Earlier this week Donald Trump unceremoniously revealed tha > read more

Climate Polls Give the GOP Cause for Concern

07/14/2016 08:22:00 AM

Polls show that Republican voters have a small but growing interest in climate change and this may prove to be a troubling trend for the party. The GOP is now synonymous with being apologetically irrational on environmental and climate issues, but it > read more

Climate Change and the US Federal Election of 2016

07/13/2016 06:42:00 AM

The impending catastrophe of climate change demands urgent attention from world leaders. This is particularly true of the leader of the weathiest and most powerful nation on Earth. This makes the US election of 2016 the most important election in Ame > read more

Democrats Adopt Climate Amendment to the Democratic Platform

07/12/2016 06:09:00 AM

On Saturday July 9 Democrats agreed to the most aggressive plan to combat climate change in the history of the party. This plan includes putting a price on carbon, methane and other greenhouse gases. It calls for massive investment in renewable energ > read more

Decades of Hot Data: The Harbingers of an Impending Climate Castrophe

07/11/2016 07:59:00 AM

It is hot and getting hotter. The evidence for global warming is growing with a long string of successive global heat records. The hottest months, the hottest seasons and the hottest years are stacking up. While individual weather records should not > read more

Event - International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy

07/10/2016 06:58:00 AM

The 5th International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy (ICCE 2016) will take place on August 22 -24, 2016 at the McGill University New Residence Hall (Formerly Renaissance Hotel) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ICCE 2016 provides a platform for r > read more

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 Smart Car (Video)

07/09/2016 13:45:00 PM

Rolls-Royce has built a new concept car that is the embodiment of the future of high-end design. In addition to all the performance and design elements one would expect, the car boasts both a virtual chauffeur and a virtual assistant. The automaker i > read more

BMW Celebrates a Century of Automaking with its Sustainability Vision (Video)

07/09/2016 11:45:00 AM

To celebrate its 100th anniversary BMW has released an all-electric futuristic vehicle called the Vision Next 100 sporting saloon. Although BMW struggled with some early battery pack issues, the high-end automaker is determined to be an electric veh > read more

Two Down and Two to Go: Half of Canada's Tar Sands Pipeline Proposals Stymied

07/08/2016 13:38:00 PM

The prospects for new Canadian fossil fuel pipelines are looking increasingly bleak. The election of the federal Liberals under Justin Trudeau marked a new day, and a new more rigorous and open approval process for Canadian pipelines. This is in star > read more

The Folly of Canadian Fossil Fuel Subsidies

07/07/2016 07:36:00 AM

Canadian subsides to the fossil fuel industry amount to $2.7 Billion US ($3.6 billion CDN) a year. Much of these subsidies come from tax breaks. A report from Oil Change International says that $1.6 billion US of those subsidies came come from the fe > read more

Now is the Time for Carbon Pricing in Canada

07/06/2016 08:19:00 AM

The low price of oil make this an ideal time to put a price on carbon. Putting a price on carbon is one of the most powerful and far reaching actions Canada (and other governments) can take to reduce emissions is to enact national carbon pricing. In > read more

Canadian Renewable Energy: Federal and Provincial Government Policy Initiatives

07/05/2016 08:10:00 AM

Prior to the election of Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party, Canadian provinces were forced to go it alone as the ruling federal Conservatives under Stephen Harper focused on fossil fuels at the expense of renewable energy. Harper's Conservatives a > read more

Accelerate the Declaration of Independence from Fossil Fuels

07/04/2016 16:55:00 PM

This is an Independence Day unlike any that have preceded it. For the first time in history the world has signed a global climate agreement that will add significant pressure to end our dependence on fossil fuels. However, we need to expedite the tr > read more

Event - CR Reporting & Communications Summit 2016

07/03/2016 14:23:00 PM

The 10th Annual CR Reporting & Communications Summit will take place on October 20 - 21, 2016 at the Grange Tower Bridge in London, UK. At this Ethical Corporation event attendees can:Engage Stakeholders.Identify Business Risks.Prove the Financial Va > read more

Event - Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

07/03/2016 12:25:00 PM

The 9th Annual Sustainable Communities Conference will take place on October 4-5, 2016 at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street, Port of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.This is the largest and longest standing sustainability conference in the Midwest. There > read more

Review of Canadian Climate and Energy Policy (Videos)

07/02/2016 11:59:00 AM

Eco-conscious people had something to celebrate during this year's Canada Day festivities. After a decade of failed climate leadership the country is undergoing a radical transformation, thanks to new federal government and a changing global environm > read more

North American Leaders Unite to Combat Climate Change and Protect the Environment

06/30/2016 08:33:00 AM

North America is setting the pace for international climate and environmental cooperation. At a summit hosted by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday June 29th, American President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto a > read more

Solar Roadways: Science Fiction Becoming Reality

06/29/2016 07:48:00 AM

Solar roads are entering a new test phase that will see them installed along a portion of the iconic route 66. Solar Roadways is the brainchild of Scott and Julie Brusaw of Idaho. > read more

The Costs of Volkswagen's Greenwash Continue to Mount

06/28/2016 13:21:00 PM

The chickens are coming home to roost over Volkswagen's epic greenwash. Earlier this year it was reported that Volkswagen's pre-tax profits fell 20 percent. The disgraced auto company has just reached a more than 14 billion settlement in the US. Howe > read more

40 More Eco-Apps that put Technology to Work for the Environment

06/27/2016 10:59:00 AM

There are more than two million apps and a growing number of them have an ecological purpose. The huge and growing eco-apps market is making a significant contribution to the welfare of the planet and its inhabitants. This post is a follow-up to a 20 > read more

Event - Global Summit on Smart, Secure & Sustainable Cities

06/26/2016 10:55:00 AM

The Global Summit on Smart, Secure & Sustainable Cities: Opportunities and Challenges in India will take place on July 17 - 20, 2016 at Harte & Garter, Windsor, Royal Berkshire, UK.The conference will focus on the opportunities and challenges that I > read more

Event - UK Marine Energy Conference 2016

06/26/2016 07:55:00 AM

The UK Marine Energy Conference 2016 will take place on July 5th at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8RR, United Kingdom.The conference will focus on accelerating wave and tidal energy as viable energy alternatives, while ma > read more

Brexit Implications for the Climate and the Environment (Video)

06/25/2016 07:03:00 AM

The Brexit is a pyrrhic victory. Make no mistake about it, Britain's exit from Europe is bad news for environmental and climate policy and not just in the UK. Compounding the problem is the fact that uncertainty will further destabilize a less than s > read more

New Pipeline Safety Law Followed by Another Oil Spill

06/24/2016 09:27:00 AM

Mere hours after President Obama signed the PIPES safety bill into law, a pipeline spilled thousands of gallons of oil. Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2016 became law on June 22nd. Within hours of the signing a > read more

Apple's Apps for Earth Initiative Raised Awareness and Funds for WWF

06/22/2016 11:47:00 AM

Apps are big business and a partnership between Apple and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) funneled some of these revenues to ecological causes. > read more

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