EU Parliament approves fast phasedown of HFCs
March 12, 2014 02:50 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Washington, DC, 12 March – A phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in new air-conditioning and refrigeration was overwhelming approved by the European Parliament today, and will achieve a 79% reduction by 2030. The vote was 644 in favor, 19 opposed, with 16 abstentions.
Making Green/Wind/People-Powered Transportation Safer
March 11, 2014 01:52 PM - FlectoSpinner
Oakland, CA, USA - In 2001, while stopped at a signal in Silicon Valley, Tom Kahan saw a woman with a spinner taped to her bike's handlebar. In the proverbial flash of time it took to cross the street, he realized that if the spinner were really eye-catching, it would make cyclists more visible and safer.
Dr. Harshwanti Bisht, Indian mountaineer and conservationist, wins Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal
March 11, 2014 12:34 PM - Mountain Legacy (www.MountainLegacy.org)
"During our [1984 Indian] Everest Expedition we saw how Sir Edmund Hillary has worked in that area. So that also inspired us to work..." (Indian mountain climber and ecologist Harshwanti Bisht, explaining her motivation to "Save Gangotri")
Climate Change a Growing "Threat Multiplier," Says Pentagon
March 5, 2014 09:33 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development
Pentagon showing global leadership on climate threats
Georgia's clean energy industry provides over 9,700 full-time jobs
March 4, 2014 06:34 PM - Southface
Report provides valuable details of Georgia clean energy firms, jobs and revenue
SOUTHERN OREGON COMMUNITY EMPLOYS CREATIVITY IN AN ATTEMPT TO HALT CLEARCUT
February 26, 2014 10:17 AM - Speak for the Trees
Non-profit Produces Short Documentary to Bring Awareness to Important Environmental Issue
ENN LAUNCHES SPANISH SECTION
February 14, 2014 11:20 AM - Environmental News Network
February 14, 2014 -- The Environmental News Network (ENN), global provider of Environmental News, launches the ENN Spanish section headed by Spanish Editor Anastasio García Carranza.
NEW BOOK EXPLAINS HOW TO SECURE SPONSORS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CAUSE-RELATED EXPEDITIONS
February 12, 2014 05:01 PM - Blumenfeld and Associates, Inc.
Get Sponsored: A Funding Guide for Explorers, Adventurers and Would-Be World Travelers
Earthworm and Sun & Earth Join Forces to Deliver Green Cleaning Power
February 12, 2014 09:39 AM - Evergreen Synergies
Merger of Earthworm and Sun & Earth brands creates a complete line of cleaning products that are safer for families and the environment. New safer cleaning products will be introduced for commercial and institutional markets.
Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for 9 Rare Caribbean Lizards
February 12, 2014 09:32 AM - The Center for Biological Diversity
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal petition Tuesday seeking Endangered Species Act protection for nine newly identified species of skinks found only in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.