Steady March Towards Action on Reducing HFCs Under Montreal Protocol
Led by African and small island states, nations near consensus on bringing HFCs into Ozone Treaty
October 25, 2013 12:04 PM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Bangkok, 25 October 2013—The Parties to the Montreal Protocol continued their steady march towards phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under that treaty this week in Bangkok by reconvening the Discussion Group on HFC Management and broadening its mandate to consider the recent international agreements calling for the treaty to phase down HFCs, including the agreement by the G-20 nations and six observer states last month in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Mass Slaughter of Dolphins for Shark Bait Documented
October 17, 2013 11:11 AM - BlueVoice

Lima, Peru -- As many as fifteen thousand dolphins are killed yearly for use as shark bait and human consumption by Peruvian fishermen.

Ensuring Sustainable Water Resources the Focus of 2013 Clarke Prize Conference on Nov. 15
October 7, 2013 01:33 PM - National Water Research Institute

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – An impressive roster of leading-edge academic researchers and utility managers will be presenting on innovations and challenges in planning, developing, and managing sustainable water supplies at the 2013 Clarke Prize Conference, to be held November 15, 2013, in Newport Beach, Calif.

Training seminar "Human Rights and the Environment: Synergies and Challenges"
21-23 November 2013
October 7, 2013 01:13 PM - EIUC

Summary: The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are seeking applications for a training seminar which will analyse the existing ties between human rights and the environment for a more sustainable development.

New Report: Extreme Weather, Extreme Costs
Report Details True Cost of Sandy, Billions More Than Initial Estimates
October 4, 2013 01:42 PM - US Strong

Less than one month before the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy many New Jersey residents, businesses and communities have learned that the costs of Sandy are much higher than the tens of billions originally estimated.

Climate Threat from Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Upgraded by IPCC in 5th Assessment
October 4, 2013 11:10 AM - Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

Black carbon GWP included for first time, at double previous estimates GWP for methane also increased by as much as 30% Targeted SLCP mitigation strategies can deliver more climate benefits than previously thought

Southface presents 2013 Argon Award for Leadership in Sustainability to The Kendeda Fund
October 3, 2013 01:15 PM - Southface

Contributed over $400 million to organizations that promote sustainability, social equity

Focus Of New Book To Be Released By HARC
October 1, 2013 12:51 PM - HARC

THE WOODLANDS, TX (September 24, 2013) -- The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Program, managed by HARC, released a book exploring the importance of creating a culture that encourages individuals and the company as a whole to take personal responsibility for their impact on the environment. The book, Environment 24/7, is now available through  In narrative style, the book follows a manager charged with creating a culture of environmental awareness and his journey to navigate the change process in his company and his own life.

Communications is a strategy for advancing green investment and growth
October 1, 2013 09:35 AM - Dual Citizen

New white paper released by publisher of the Global Green Economy Index™

Existing National Laws Can Start Responding to 'Unequivocal' Climate Change
October 1, 2013 04:29 AM - International Network for Environmental Compliance and Enforcement

Compliance with local air pollution laws provides fast near-term climate benefits

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