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Greenhouse Gas Increases Are Leading to a Faster Rate of Global Warming

by Worldwatch Institute  (Dec. 15, 2014)

According to the most recent estimates, 2014 emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main contributor to global climate change, are projected to be 2.5 percent higher than 2013 levels, which translates into the release of 37 billion additional tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. As negotiators wrap up their talks at the international climate ...

New Report Makes Strong Business Case for Using Safer Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Chemicals are all around us, present in the products weuse every day. The demand for increased transparency on chemicals up and down the supply chain is growing - we need to understand how and with what chemicals we are interacting.  Consumers, retailers and brands all want to know more, driving companies to disclose information about the ...

United States must grasp opportunity to build sustainable energy system

by International Energy Agency  (Dec. 18, 2014)

The United States is in a strong position to deliver a reliable, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy system, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today as it released a review of U.S. energy policy. To do so, however, the country must establish a more stable and co-ordinated strategic ...

Eaton’s Mechanically Cleaned Strainers Conserve Water and Expand Efficiency for Industrial Manufacturing

by Eaton Corporation  (Nov. 3, 2014)

While the nature of pipeline debris – scale, rust, metal and other solids – remains constant, the nature of business for industrial manufacturers is ever-evolving. Time, money and staff resources are limited; water conservation is paramount, and the importance of protecting expensive processing equipment has never been greater. Power ...

CDM 2015 Consultation – What is Changing?

by Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd.  (May 7, 2014)

There’s a huge shake-up planned for CDM Regulations. How will this affect all those involved in construction work? What are the proposed changes? The consultation proposes significant changes in the following areas: Major simplification of the regulations Replacement of ACoP with targeted guidance Replacement of the CDM-C role with a ...

New Field Laboratories and Related Research To Help Promote Environmentally Prudent Development of Unconventional Resources

by US Department of Energy  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Today (Nov 6, 2014), the Department of Energy announced the selection of three multiyear, field laboratories and six other multiyear research projects for continued research to promote environmentally prudent development of unconventional oil and natural gas (UOG) resources. As part of a July, 2014 Executive Order and a multiagency effort ...

DOE Announces Webinars on Successful Project Financing Mechanisms, the High Performance Outdoor Lighting Accelerator, and More

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 18, 2014)

EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and ...

`Urgent action` needed on Clean Development Mechanism

by SciDev.Net  (Sep. 14, 2012)

A high-level panel has called for "urgent action" to safeguard the UN's Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) by providing extra support to under-represented developing countries and focusing on sustainable development priorities. CDM allows developing economies to earn credits for projects that reduce greenhouse ...

LatAm investors, advisors seek climate finance options post-CDM

by Advanced Global Trading | AGT Alternative Investments  (Sep. 12, 2013)

Government-backed sector-wide emission reduction projects, as well as corporate-funded initiatives that slow deforestation, are replacing the U.N. Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) as the main vehicles to cut emissions in Latin America. Delegates speaking at a 3-day industry meeting in Brazil this week said a collapse in the price of carbon ...

Grundfos is joining forces with the largest nongovernmental organization providing clean water for people in sub-Saharan Africa.

by Grundfos Pumps Corporation  (Oct. 15, 2014)

World Vision, which is  the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, has together with Grundfos announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. “The partnership of World Vision and Grundfos will help millions of poor people have ...

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