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Course/Workshop - DNV GL Energy Academy: Advanced Use of WindFarmer Software

01/18/2015 15:54:00 PM

DNV GL Energy Academy: Advanced Use of WindFarmer Software will take place on February 12, 2015 at St Vincent’s Works, Silverthorne Lane, Bristol, England. This one-day interactive workshop, we will look at some advanced features of WindFarmer soft > read more

Event - Sustainable Communities Conference

01/18/2015 13:01:00 PM

Sustainable Communities Conference will take place on Tuesday February 10 to Thursday February 12, 2015, in London, Ontario. New this year are facilitated networking opportunities, including a unique Open Space workshop format, and we're back with ev > read more

Event - Top 10 Lessons I Have Learned as a Sustainability Professional

01/18/2015 10:51:00 AM

The inaugural Ryerson Talk, "Top 10 Lessons I've Learned as a Sustainability Professional" will take place on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM at 55 Dundas St W Toronto, Ontario. The talk will be delivered by Frances Edmonds Directo > read more

Event - 4th Global Geothermal Energy Summit

01/18/2015 07:41:00 AM

The 4th Global Geothermal Energy Summit will take place onWednesday 18 February 2015 - Thursday 19 February 2015 in Reykjavik, Iceland.According to “2014 Annual U.S. & Global Geothermal Power Production Report’ by the Geothermal Energy Associatio > read more

Video - North American Power: Thrive Business Opportunity

01/17/2015 16:23:00 PM

Founded in 2009, North American Power is a regional power company that supplies electricity—much of it generated using renewable sources such as wind and water—along the east coast, including Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania. It competes wi > read more

Video - Gunmen Intimidate Brazilian Indians

01/17/2015 14:38:00 PM

This video documents the type of violent intimidation that indigenous people face for little more than living on land that is rightfully theirs. In this video a violent gang of gunmen is seen terrorizing a community of Brazilian Indians. The gang is > read more

Video - Stop the Republican Environmental Assault

01/17/2015 10:54:00 AM

Republicans were planning their assault on environmental protections even before they won big in the 2014 midterms. It did not take them long to identify targets in their anti-climate/anti-environment crusade. No single agency is more maligned by the > read more

Video - Health Impacts of the Tar Sands in Alberta

01/17/2015 09:11:00 AM

Tar sands extraction poisons the air, ground and water. This point was corroborated by a 2014 report by Alberta's Energy Regulator (AER) which formally linked emissions from tar sands oil production with serious health impacts in the Peace River regi > read more

Video - Sustainability and Green Buildings: Where are We Now, and Where are We Going?

01/17/2015 06:38:00 AM

Here is the full hour long recording of an NAIOP Panel Discussion, that took place at the Toronto Board of Trade on November 18th, 2014. This discussion was focused on Sustainability and green building (LEED). It specifically addressed how far have w > read more

Climate Change Action in the Face of Tipping Points: Its Now or Never

01/16/2015 12:29:00 PM

We have run out of time to act on climate change, if we are to have even the remotest chance of staving off the worst impacts, world leaders must come together and agree on a responsible path forward this year. The science is clear, but now we must m > read more

Enbridge Spills Again

12/19/2014 13:07:00 PM

On December 16th, a 1,350-barrel (56,700-gallon) oil spill at a Regina terminal in Saskatchewan forced Enbridge to temporarily close a pipeline that connects to a terminal in Wisconsin. The 796,000 barrel-a-day Line 4 pipeline was shutdown after a l > read more

Infographic - Toxic Chemicals in America (Environment America)

12/19/2014 09:53:00 AM

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Climate Change Communication Guide (ecoAmerica & CRED)

12/19/2014 06:52:00 AM

ecoAmerica and the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at the Earth Institute, Columbia University, have released a new climate change communication guide, Connecting on Climate: A Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication. Th > read more

Green Retirement Residences: 3 Case Studies (Features, Joint Ventures & Finance)

12/18/2014 14:20:00 PM

Green buildings are growing and as baby boomers age their is a massive increase in demand for seniors housing. The number of retirement residences has grown alongside this demand. Here are three case studies that highlight sustainability features of > read more

White Paper - Communications Strategy for Green Investment

12/18/2014 10:31:00 AM

A 2013 white paper released by the publisher of the Global Green Economy Index™ addresses communications as a strategy for advancing green investment and growth. Research and data associated with the Global Green Economy Index™ (GGEI) suggest tha > read more

Studies in New York and Quebec Reject Fracking

12/18/2014 07:21:00 AM

Two studies cast aspersions on the value of fracking suggesting that the risks outweigh the benefits. In the last few days both New York State and the Canadian province of Quebec have released reports that say the deleterious impacts associated with > read more

Companies Fail to Communicate Sustainability to Investors

12/17/2014 14:29:00 PM

Although soliciting capital is crucial for growth companies have difficulty communicating sustainability to investors. creating strategies for communicating with investors on sustainability. This was the finding of a UN Global Compact, Accenture CEO > read more

Charts - Car MPGs and Gas Prices

12/17/2014 10:30:00 AM

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The Case for Green Building

12/17/2014 07:47:00 AM

In addition to saving money, green buildings contribute to people's quality of life, combat climate change, address energy security, conserve resources, create jobs and mitigate against regulatory risks. Perhaps the most important consideration for b > read more

Congress Funds Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

12/16/2014 15:36:00 PM

Obscured by the spate of anti-environment legislative riders, Congress has also agreed to support both energy efficiency and renewable energy.As reported by Energy Manager Today, Congress appropriated $1.93 billion for the Department of Energy’s Of > read more

Cromnibus Bill Foreshadows the GOP's Legislative Agenda

12/16/2014 07:43:00 AM

In the December budget bill, Republicans gave themselves and their friends a number of Christmas gifts. If you think that the Cromnibus bill was bad just wait until Republican legislators have even greater control in 2015.After the House voted in sup > read more

Falling oil Prices and a Global Climate Agreement

12/15/2014 13:04:00 PM

The decline in oil prices underscores the risk associated with fossil fuel investment. On December 1 as the COP20 talks began in Lima Peru, the UN's climate chief said that falling oil prices show the "high risk" of fossil fuel investments compared w > read more

EDF is Putting Technology to use for Social Good

12/15/2014 09:10:00 AM

The EDF is on the front lines of efforts in the virtual space to improve our world. The digital world has created a whole series of opportunities for people to get involved in social betterment. Two areas that have benefited from the explosion of new > read more

COP20 Agreement at the Lima Climate Talks

12/15/2014 07:42:00 AM

After being near death, a draft climate framework has been salvaged that keeps hope alive for a final agreement in 2015. The compromise agreement was reached after a two day extension of the COP20 climate meetings in Lima Peru. The 194 nations presen > read more

Event - Edmonton Green Homes Summit

12/14/2014 20:37:00 PM

The Edmonton Green Homes Summit will take place on January 29, 2015. It will focus on residential construction, covering both single-family homes (including townhomes and various attached styles) and multifamily projects up to the midrise level (u > read more

Event - Toronto Green Homes Summit

12/14/2014 15:42:00 PM

The Toronto Green Homes Summit will take place on January 28, 2015 and Edmonton on January 29, 2015. Delivered as a combined effort from CaGBC National and local Chapters, the first Summit was successfully held in Halifax on October 3, and two more w > read more

Graphene May Herald Green Miracles

12/11/2014 15:59:00 PM

Graphene may provide technological solutions to a host of issues including the climate crisis. It is as hard as diamond, in fact, it is two hundred times stronger than steel, yet lighter than a feather, making it both ultra-light and durable. This, i > read more

Event - Faculty of Environmental Studies Graduate Program Information Session -York University

12/11/2014 11:19:00 AM

The Faculty of Environmental Studies Graduate Program at York University in Toronto, Ontario is holding an information Session on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:30 - 2:00pm MES Room 140 Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies (HNES) Building, York > read more

Defend the COP 20 Draft Restricting Fossil Fuels

12/11/2014 07:00:00 AM

The COP 20 UN climate talks in Lima Peru are tasked with the ambitious goal of crafting a draft for a global climate agreement that is scheduled to be signed next year in Paris (COP 21).It is widely understood that fossil fuels are the leading cause > read more

New Emissions Elimination Technology from HIT

12/10/2014 14:02:00 PM

A new technology has been developed that according to the manufacturer, safely and effectively neutralizes almost all pollution emissions including those from fossil fuels. The warnings from scientists are clear, we must stop burning fossil fuel if w > read more

Carbon Accounting Software from FoundationFootprint

12/10/2014 10:29:00 AM

While carbon accounting is growing in popularity there are some things that you need to think about when selecting carbon accounting software.Carbon accounting is about more than just the environment or counting units, it's about building a more sust > read more

Graphene Could Revolutionize Green Energy

12/10/2014 06:54:00 AM

A discovery that some have suggested rivals the splitting of the atom, could augur a new green energy revolution. According to the research, graphene can be used to extract hydrogen fuel from the air and burn it as a carbon free source of energy in a > read more

Infographic - Smog

12/09/2014 15:56:00 PM

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Victory for Responsible Palm Oil Plantations

12/09/2014 12:42:00 PM

A multi-year campaign from organizations like Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network, and the Forest Trust has managed to arrest deforestation and human rights abuses from palm oil plantations. One of the last big company holdouts has finally agreed > read more

Supreme Court Gives BP a Lump of Coal for Christmas

12/09/2014 07:26:00 AM

The US Supreme Court has rejected BP's bid to decrease the settlement it agreed to pay to businesses and individuals. British Petroleum (BP) is well known for having produced the biggest offshore oil spill in history.In 2010 BP's Deepwater Horizon e > read more

Infographic - Canada's Green Economy

12/08/2014 13:00:00 PM

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The Best Pipeline is the Pipeline that does not get Built

12/08/2014 09:40:00 AM

Slowing or stopping the building of fossil fuel pipelines is an important part of efforts to decrease emissions. In addition to a series of delays for pipelines originating in Canada, Russia has recently been forced to cancel a major pipeline to Euro > read more

Philippines Typhoon Underscores Urgency of Climate Action

12/08/2014 07:42:00 AM

The most recent extreme weather to ravage the Philippines is a powerful reminder that we must engage both climate mitigation and adaptation. Once again the Philippines serve as an ominous backdrop to yet another UN Conference of the Parties meeting. > read more

Event - ANJEE 30th Annual Conference

12/07/2014 15:11:00 PM

Alliance for NJ Environmental Education (ANJEE) 30th Annual ANJEE Conference will take place on January 23-24, 2015, at the Conference Center at Mercer, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, New Jersey.Making connections between STEM education and the > read more

Video - Timeline Comparing Climate Change to the Voyage of the Titanic

12/06/2014 20:00:00 PM

This video shows how the timeline of climate change is very much like the ill fated voyage of the Titanic. The obvious message is that we must urgently change course. The comparison is a valid metaphor, this is not fear mongering this is science. > read more

Video - Sustainable Finance Marketplace (Green Bonds, Clean Energy ETFs, and Sustainable Investment Funds)

12/06/2014 16:42:00 PM

This video from the 2014 Social Enterprise Conference explores the ideal sustainable finance marketplace including the strategies, financial tools (e.g. green bonds, clean energy ETFs, public equity, sustainable investment funds and PE). > read more

Video - Amazon's Delivery Drones

12/06/2014 14:13:00 PM

This 60 Minutes video reviews how Amazon is testing fully electric delivery drones that could radically increase efficiency while significantly decreasing emissions by reducing the need for fossil fuel powered delivery vehicles. This summer Amazon f > read more

Video - Amazon's Robots Expedite Shipping Times and Enhance Efficiency

12/06/2014 10:45:00 AM

In this video we go inside an Amazon fulfillment center to see how robots are helping to expedite processes and enhances efficiency. Amazon's robot technology is leading the way in expedited shipping processes. At their fulfillment centers fifteen th > read more

Video - Signs of Climate Progress and Two UNEP Reports

12/06/2014 09:35:00 AM

In this video UNEP's Keith Alverson expresses confidence that the world is moving in the right direction to combat climate change. He points to positive signs including President Barack Obama's climate agreement with China and progress on the Green C > read more

Video - Successes and Economic Opportunties Ahead of COP 20

12/06/2014 06:19:00 AM

In this video released just ahead of the start of the COP 20 climate talks in Lima, Peru, UN Executive Director Achim Steiner outlines a number of important climate efforts and related economic opportunities. The reality of climate change is a clear > read more

The Weapons Republican will use in their War on Climate Protections

12/05/2014 15:31:00 PM

There are a number of weapons that the GOP will use in their war against climate protections. The planning has already begun as the new slate of Republican legislators and governors prepare to be sworn in in January. Here is the array of resources ea > read more

Infographic - Carbon Pollution and Regulation

12/05/2014 10:13:00 AM

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Companies Support the EPA's Carbon Pollution Standard

12/05/2014 07:31:00 AM

Hundreds of businesses along with seventy percent of Americans, support President Obama's clean energy efforts. The business community has sent a letter to the President thanking him for his leadership and refuting Republican claims that clean energy > read more

Republicans Pass Anti-Science Bill in the House

12/04/2014 16:34:00 PM

Republicans in the House of Representatives have passed a bill that would keep the EPA from using science to inform and support their policy positions. Republicans have a long history of resisting science particularly when its serves their partisan i > read more

Tempered Optimism as the COP20 Process Begins

12/03/2014 14:54:00 PM

Despite a number of outstanding issues, there is a tinge of optimism at this years climate talks. More than 190 countries and 12,000 delegates have come together for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 20th Conference o > read more

Alberta's Lost Opportunties Due to Oil Dependence

12/03/2014 12:42:00 PM

Alberta is well known for being a strong supporter of its oil interests at the expense of clean energy alternatives, however, even in this province there are some powerful people who are seeing the need for change. According to a recent report title > read more

Canadian Clean Energy Grows Despite Ruling Conservatives

12/03/2014 09:52:00 AM

In Canada the clean energy sector has shown remarkable growth despite the absence of support from the federal Conservatives. Supporters of fossil fuels often use employment benefits as one of their chief arguments, however, in Canada, new employment > read more

The Growth of Green Bonds Show the Power of Capititalism

12/03/2014 07:38:00 AM

The global green bond market is thriving and driving new investment to much needed climate change related projects. The World Bank has pioneered the green bond market and they have worked to raise awareness about opportunities in environment-friendly > read more

Infographic - Influence of Green Product Claims

12/02/2014 12:01:00 PM

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Environmentally Sustainable Shopping Centers and Malls

12/02/2014 09:38:00 AM

There are a number of more environmentally sustainable shopping options. Shopping centers are environmentally destructive, both because they provide consumers with a wide assortment of energy and resource intensive products and because they themselve > read more

Green Tuesday has What it Takes to Endure

12/02/2014 06:54:00 AM

In addition to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday there is another lesser known up-and-coming consumer day called Green Tuesday. This day is an Eco-extension of Cyber-Monday. It was originally launched by the non-profit group Gree > read more

Course - Role of the Environmental Consultant in Litigation

12/01/2014 16:53:00 PM

This course will take place on December 9, 2014 (9am - 1pm) in New Brunswick, NJ. Role of the Environmental Consultant in Litigation is a half-day session taught by experienced lawyers and environmental professionals. This course will prepare you to > read more

Infographic - Cyber Monday Compared to Black Friday

12/01/2014 15:30:00 PM

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Amazon's Environmental Sustainability Efforts

12/01/2014 10:11:00 AM

Amazon is the leading online retailer, and while they appear to be making strides to lessen their environmental impacts, they are vulnerable to a wide range of criticisms. From products to packaging and shipping initiatives, Amazon appears to be gett > read more

Video - The Story of Waste

11/29/2014 15:32:00 PM

The story of waste is about more than purposeless resource depletion, it is a sad tale of environmental destruction and a tragic saga of famine and starvation. There are over eight hundred million hungry people in the world today and two and a half m > read more

Video - Overconsumption

11/29/2014 13:27:00 PM

This short video talks about what is involved in consumption, who is largely responsible and what can we do about it. > read more

Video - The Business Case for Ethical Consumption & Fair Trade

11/29/2014 11:21:00 AM

This presentation makes the case for ethical consumption and fair trade. It discusses the ethics behind consumer and business culture. Speakers are Keith Brown, Ph.D. St. Joseph's University, Sociologist; Gwendolyn Tedechi, Ph.D. Fordham University, > read more

Video - The Birth and Growth of Small Business Saturday

11/29/2014 09:24:00 AM

How Small Business Saturday has grown to be a truly national event. This event has blossomed into a celebration of local shopping. In addition to the event's genesis and growth, here are some of the tools available to small business owners. > read more

Video - The Rise of Small Business Saturday and Initiative of American Express

11/29/2014 07:56:00 AM

Although many do not realize it, American Express helped to launch Small Business Saturday. Now in its fifth year, this national movement has helped increase awareness about the value of shopping locally, which is an important attribute of more susta > read more

Infographic - Black Friday

11/28/2014 17:36:00 PM

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Patagonia Leading the Way with its Black Friday Promotions

11/28/2014 14:12:00 PM

Patagonia is a sustainability leader in every way including Black Friday promotions. Rather than just trying to move product, Patagonia is finding creative ways to allow others to have access to their gear. This not only benefits the environment by k > read more

Twitter Buying Trends: Black Friday and Cyber Monday

11/28/2014 10:52:00 AM

Holiday shopping is increasingly being influenced by social media platforms like Twitter, this is particularly true of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. As indicated in a 2013 poll, those who use Twitter spend more and use the portal as a strategy resou > read more

Rethinking Overconsumption and Reflexive Consumerism

11/28/2014 07:13:00 AM

We buy far more than we need, this is not just about wasted affluence this is about moral turpitude and civilization ending environmental destruction.We need to understand that everything we buy has an environmental cost. This footprint includes the > read more

Environmental Gratitude can Change the World

11/27/2014 12:58:00 PM

On this Thanksgiving as we stare into an uncertain future, full of perils and opportunities, may we cultivate the kind of gratitude that encourages us to act on behalf of the planet and t. ____________________Environmental gratitude is an approach th > read more

Thanksgiving is a Time to Deepen our Commitments to the Natural World

11/27/2014 10:39:00 AM

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to deepen commitments to greener living and more sustainable business practices. Thanksgiving is all about being grateful for everything we have, and it is only natural that we should show our appreciation for the env > read more

Online Shopping is Greener than In-Store Shopping

11/27/2014 08:51:00 AM

There is much debate about whether shopping online is truly greener than in-store shopping, anecdotal evidence aside, the research suggests that it is the greener option. Each year online buying has been growing steadily and the data suggests that th > read more

Happy Thanksgiving from the Green Market Oracle

11/27/2014 06:39:00 AM

Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and people across the nation are celebrating by coming together to give thanks. Traditionally Thanksgiving is the holiday long weekend when people get together to celebrate the bounty of the fall harvest. Th > read more

Volkswagen Golf SportWagen HyMotion: Green Star at the LA Auto Show

11/26/2014 16:46:00 PM

The vehicle previously known as the Jetta SportWagen has a new name for 2015 it is now called the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. What makes this wagon so revolutionary is that in addition to gasoline, diesel, hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery-electric, na > read more

Online Shopping: Cyber Monday and Black Friday

11/26/2014 12:58:00 PM

Cyber Monday is rapidly catching up to Black Friday which has long been the biggest single shopping day of the year. In 2013, Black Friday online sales hit $1.198 Billion while Cyber Monday reached a new height of $1.735 Billion.Even Black Friday sho > read more

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative

11/26/2014 10:43:00 AM

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI)is playing a pivotal role in emissions reduction. The shipping of products and materials has a massive ecological impact and is a major source of emissions. The huge footprint of the shipping industry is due t > read more

2016 Toyota Mirai: Green Star at the LA Auto Show

11/26/2014 08:37:00 AM

One of the biggest green stars at the LA Auto Show is the hydrogen powered Toyota Mirai. In terms of performance, this four-door, mid-size sedan compares favorably to cars with internal combustion engines. However, it is a far better environmental ch > read more

Online Holiday Season Spending

11/26/2014 06:20:00 AM

Online holiday spending is increasing every year. As reported by Ad Age, in 2014 online buying is expected to rise 16 percent to more than $61 billion according to ComScore. Online shopping is estimated to grow 9 percent per year through 2016.E-comme > read more

World Bank to Stop Funding Coal

11/25/2014 15:31:00 PM

The World Bank has indicated that due to the impacts of climate change on poverty, it will cease its funding of coal projects and support renewable sources of energy. The announcement came from World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in an address ahead of > read more

Let the Consumer Buying Frenzy Begin

11/25/2014 12:08:00 PM

Thanksgiving is the undisputed king of consumer holiday over-consumption. It ranks at the top of all shopping days. Spending during this period is unparalleled as millions of bargain-hungry Americans descend on retail outlets. ShopperTrak, expects s > read more

Infographic - How a Fuel Cell Vehicle Works

11/25/2014 09:05:00 AM

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Steal the Spotlight but how do they Compare to Traditional EVs?

11/25/2014 06:31:00 AM

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are the rage at this year's LA Auto Show, but how do they stack up to traditional electric and hybrid vehicles? This 107 year old show is one of the most influential and best attended auto shows in the world, it runs from > read more

Efforts in Support of Sustainable Palm Oil

11/24/2014 15:16:00 PM

Responsible sourcing of palm oil is a growing concern with consumers and by extension a growing number of corporations. Palm oil plantations are infamous for destroying both forests and peatlands. At the start of 2014 a survey of the state of respons > read more

Video - Quant e-Sportlimousine Hydrogen Powered Car

11/22/2014 14:46:00 PM

nanoFLOWCELL AG developed the QUANT e-Sportlimousine -- the first car equipped with nanoFLOWCELL® drive. The prototype is set to generate new impulses for research into battery development and flow-cell technology. > read more

Video - Bookreview: The Quest for Sustainable Business

11/22/2014 12:09:00 PM

The Quest for Sustainable Business is a book by Wayne Visser. It contains Visser's interviews with entrepreneurs and business professionals about their accounts of sustainability. > read more

Video - B Corp Anthem: B The Change

11/22/2014 09:56:00 AM

B Corps are leading a global movement of people using business as force for good. > read more

Video - Cleantech in Canada: Economic Opportunties from Environmental Solutions

11/22/2014 07:15:00 AM

Although it is under-reported, cleantech is the fastest growing industry in Canada. To help draw attention to this fact the David Suzuki Foundation and the Pacific Institute for Climate co-hosted an event in Vancouver on September 18th. This event ex > read more

Infographic - The Declining Atlantic Fishery

11/21/2014 14:18:00 PM

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Costs to Fisheries from Human Activities: Climate Change, Acidification, Pollution and Plastic Waste

11/21/2014 12:12:00 PM

In addition to commercial overfishing, climate change, ocean acidification, pollution and plastic waste are all adversely impacting aquaculture. Each of these phenomenon incur considerable costs. The emissions from human activities are causing climat > read more

Bottom Trawling and the Collapse of Wild Fisheries

11/21/2014 09:44:00 AM

Current methods of commercial fishing are decimating wild fish stocks and none are more destructive than bottom trawling. If the trend of unsustainable fishing continues we will see a complete collapse of wild fisheries by 2050. Bottom trawling not o > read more

Infographic - The State of Word Fisheries & Aquaculture

11/21/2014 08:02:00 AM

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World Fisheries Day: A Call to Responsible Stewardship

11/21/2014 05:22:00 AM

November 21 is World Fisheries day, in addition to celebrations surrounding the value of fisheries this is also an opportunity to take stock of the dramatic implications of overfishing, pollution, habitat destruction and climate change. According to > read more

African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA)

11/20/2014 16:59:00 PM

The African Renewable Energy Alliance, or AREA, is focused on expanding research, development and use of renewable energy throughout Africa. This organization is composed of utility companies, industries, policy makers, and civil society members. Th > read more

Infographic - Oil Cost and Risk

11/19/2014 16:52:00 PM

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Infographic - Oil and Cost of Production

11/19/2014 12:40:00 PM

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Keystone XL Loses Another Battle but the War Rages On

11/19/2014 10:34:00 AM

On Tuesday November 18th, the US Senate narrowly rejected a bill (2280) to speed approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. The motion needed 60 votes in favour to pass. The bill failed after 59 senators voted in favour and 41 were against. Predictably, a > read more

Fossil Fuel Powered Manipulation

11/19/2014 07:17:00 AM

Big Oil uses its vast wealth to advocate for the ongoing extraction of climate change causing fossil fuels. Their ruthless manipulation was recently revealed in a leaked transcript of a speech from an oil and gas industry insider. As reported in a Ne > read more

Insurance Industry Hit Hard by Climate Change

11/18/2014 17:01:00 PM

There are a host of industries that will be impacted by climate change but none more than the insurance industry. According to some assessments it will cost a total of 8 trillion by 2100 if we do not substantially reduce emissions in the coming years > read more

Infographic - Cradle to Cradle: Rethinking Design

11/18/2014 15:40:00 PM

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New Tool will Integrate Sustainabilty Initiatives

11/18/2014 10:58:00 AM

A new tool will soon be released that represents a new tenant of sustainability focused on integrating existing resources.There are a number of different sustainability initiatives, however, these sometimes diverging sometimes overlapping approaches > read more

Republicans Keep Pushing Keystone XL Pipeline

11/18/2014 06:59:00 AM

Never let it be said that Republicans are not tenacious when it comes to their support for fossil fuels and knee-jerk opposition to President Obama. Republicans in Congress are trying yet again to force the President's hand on the Keystone XL pipelin > read more

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