ExxonMobil Faces Shareholder Resolutions on Climate Change
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com
Several leading U.S. and European institutional investors, representing nearly $400 billion in invested assets, have announced their support for new shareholder resolutions requesting greater analysis and disclosure from ExxonMobil Corp. about its policies and strategies for managing the significant financial risks posed by global climate change.
Environmentalists Lose Appeal against Scripps
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - John Cote, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
An appellate court Wednesday rejected an appeal by environmentalists who oppose The Scripps Research Institute's Florida expansion on northern Palm Beach County property.
Business Group Supports LNG
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Timothy C. Barmann, The Providence Journal
A New England business-trade organization announced yesterday that it supports the development of new LNG facilities in the region to help stabilize the rising costs of energy.
American Water's Environmental Grant Program Funds Three Pennsylvania
May 20, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN
American Water announced the names of three Pennsylvania organizations selected to receive funding from its new Environmental Grant Program, which is being piloted in Pennsylvania.
Caribbean Farmers Find Growing, Marketing Organic Crops a Tough Row to Hoe
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Doreen Hemlock, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
For small farmers in the Caribbean islands, the choice seems obvious: Organic fruits and vegetables command higher prices than crops grown with synthetic pesticides. The U.S. and European markets for organic foods are growing at feverish speed. So, why not switch to organic farming?
Profiles of Three Wind Energy Firms
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - Kimberly S. Johnson, The Denver Post
More than 235 exhibitors, ranging from turbine manufacturers to bolt suppliers, were on hand at the Windpower 2005 exhibition Tuesday at the Colorado Convention Center. Here's a closer look at three of them.
SafeNet Begins Shipping Environmentally Friendly Software Protection Keys
May 19, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN
SafeNet, Inc. today announced that it is the first company to ship software protection keys that are compliant with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) and Waste of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directives.
EarthNews Radio: Bike to Work Day
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Paul Geary, ENN
Grease those gears -- tomorrow, May 19 is National Bike to Work Day! The Bike to Work Day campaign aims to have more commuters try this environmentally friendly commuting option.
Agritourism Grows as Cash Crop
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Tim Unruh, the Salina Journal, Kansas
There's money in a visit to a farm, in gathering eggs, picking grapes, taking a hayrack ride or enjoying a slower pace. City folks are four generations removed from the farm, said Jane Eckert, a St. Louis agritourism consultant.
Canadian Vineyard First Winery Worldwide to Earn LEED Certification
May 18, 2005 12:00 AM - GreenBiz.com
Stratus Vineyards, one of the Canada's newest wineries, announced today that it has been granted LEED Canada (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).