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US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty
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The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according to individuals briefed on the White House's plans. The Obama administration's contribution to the treaty, which world leaders expect to finalize in December, codifies a commitment President Barack Obama ...

Registrants should get ready to comment on substance evaluation draft decisions
calendar 30/03/2015 · 0 Comments

In 2014, Member States have been evaluating 51 registered substances under the substance evaluation process. If further information is needed to assess the safety of the substance, they have prepared a draft decision. The deadline for submitting a draft decision to ECHA was 26 March 2015. ECHA has now received draft decisions on 40 substances, and registrants should get ready to give their ...

BETO Deputy Director Publishes Commentary on Development of Algae as Renewable Energy Source
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Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Deputy Director Dr. Valerie Sarisky-Reed’s commentary, “Algal Progress Report,” was published in the February edition of the bimonthly research journal Industrial Biotechnology. Her commentary details the promise of algae as a renewable energy source and describes how many BETO-funded research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) ...

New report challenges misconceptions on Sustainable Investing
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Although some investors may believe sustainable investing requires a financial sacrifice, a new report from the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing finds that investing in sustainability has usually met and often exceeded the performance of comparable traditional investments, both on an absolute and risk-adjusted basis, across asset classes and over time. “We believe ...

A Simple Test for Gases in Water
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A proposed new ASTM International standard will provide a simplified way to test for dissolved gases, such as methane and ethane, in water. Environmental and testing laboratories will be able to use the proposed standard to ensure that drinking water is safe in areas in which hydraulic fracturing occurs. Laboratories would use the proposed test — WK43267, Test Method for Measurement of ...

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