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  • AWWA comment period on ANSI/AWWA F120 - Ozone Systems for Water

    AWWA solicits public comments on all proposed new AWWA Standards, and on all proposed revisions, reaffirmations, or withdrawals of existing AWWA Standards. The referenced standards project is being considered for approval and the publication of this notice begins AWWA's 30-day public comment period. An electronic public review copy of the proposed standard can be obtained for review during the ...

  • IAIA December news

    1. IAIA18 updates  IAIA18, “Environmental Justice in Societies in Transition,” will be held 16-19 May 2018 in Durban, South Africa. For more information, visit the conference web site. #iaia18 The  ...

  • Schneider Electric Accelerates Fight Against Climate Change at One Planet Summit

    Schneider Electric will join other sustainability leaders to support and accelerate the common fight against climate change at the One Planet Summit. Two years to the day after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, and following COP23, President of France Emmanuel Macron is organizing the milestone summit to convene those involved in public and private finance to deliver ambitious and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Enabling Secure Connections in Subsea Defense Systems

    TE Connectivity (TE)’s SEACON supports deep sea military systems, including submarine and surface ships, littoral water systems and harbor surveillance, through its highly reliable, robust connectivity solutions, such as its wide selection of military connectors.  TE also designs and manufactures a range of electrical, optical and coaxial subsea underwater connectors and penetrators, ...


    By SEACON

  • EU Delivering on Climate Commitments Through Enhanced Global Partnerships

    The European Union sees global partnerships and increased cooperation as essential to advancing the Union's strategic interests and to tackle global challenges. To this end the European Union is backing up its political commitment with concrete actions to cooperate more closely with major economies to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change and environmentally-friendly ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • City of Vancouver, FortisBC Working Together to Tackle Climate Change

    FortisBC and the City of Vancouver announced recently (11/24) that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to team up on climate action projects to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy, while maintaining access to natural gas for residents and businesses. The MOU supports the City of Vancouver in pursuing its ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UN Climate Conference Makes Progress on Paris Agreement Implementation

    This year's climate conference,COP23, concluded today with steps forward to ensure global climate action through implementation of the Paris Agreement. Nearly 200 countries gathered at COP23, held in Bonn under the presidency of Fiji. The parties made concrete progress on turning the historic 2015 agreement into action on the ground across the world, ahead of next year's UN climate conference in ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New USGS map of worldwide croplands supports food and water security

    A new map was released on November 14 detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are 1.87 billion hectares of croplands in the world, which is 15% to 20%—or 250 to 350 million ...

  • IAIA November news

    1. IAIA18 updates  IAIA18, “Environmental Justice in Societies in Transition,” will be held 16-19 May 2018 in Durban, South Africa. For more information, visit the conference web site. #iaia18 Paper and poster abstracts are due 20 ...

  • How thinkstep solutions help companies meet their sustainability goals.

    In a recent article on Harvard Business Review Michael W. Lamach, chairman and chief executive officer of Ingersoll Rand, describes how his company connected their strategic vision around sustainability with meaningful operational changes and explains how a collaboration with thinkstep played a crucial role along the way. In partnership with thinkstep, they created a series ...


    By thinkstep

  • Greenhouse gas emissions across EU drop slightly in 2016

    Greenhouse gas emissions across the European Union decreased modestly in 2016, according to estimates published in the latest climate ‘trends and projections’ assessments released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The estimates confirm that the EU remains on track to meet its emission reduction target set for 2020, but more work is needed to meet longer-term goals. ...

  • 2017 among the three warmest years recorded

    For all of us, as 2017 proves one of the three warmest years on record, climate change presents a greater risk of sickness or death than it did four decades ago, the United Nations says. And for some of the world’s poorest people, the consequences of unpredictable weather caused by changing climate mean devastating disruption to their daily lives. The news comes from the  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • I-REACT First newsletter

    I-REACT will be the first European-wide platform to integrate emergency management data coming from multiple sources, including that provided by citizens through social media and crowdsourcing. This way, we will be able to produce information faster and allow citizens, civil protection services and policymakers to effectively prevent and/or react against ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Solving Climate Change next week in Hong Kong! Meet us there and see how Gasmet contributes

    The 6th International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change 2017 will be held in Hong Kong on September 18-19, 2017. The conference covers several topics such as Meteorology, Climate Change and Extreme Weather, Global Warming and Environmental Change and Technologies and Applications of Earth Science, bringing together Professors, Scientists, Professional delegates, ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Meteosim becomes a CTCN member

    Meteosim becomes an active member of the CTCN, an international network of climate experts aimed to help Developing Countries The Climate Technology Center & Network (CTCN) is part of the UNFCCC's (the international Convention of Climat Change that organizes de annual conferences commonly knowns as COP) and is intended to provide technical assistance in ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • AppliTek secures more projects in the American environmental sector

    AppliTek has been logging extra orders in our on-line analyzer division this and last week. Mainly, investments in environmental applications are popular now in the USA. AppliTek owns an extended range of water and process analyzers, sustained through continued product innovation, in-house manufacturing and long-term support services. For more info, contact our CEO, David ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • IAIA latest news

    1. Biodiversity symposium:  Registration is now open Registration is now open for a special IAIA biodiversity symposium, “Mainstreaming the Mitigation Hierarchy in Impact Assessment.” The symposium will be held 14-15 November 2017 in Washington, DC, USA. For more information, check out ...

  • With Changing Climate, Farmers Should Prepare

    Climate change may trigger images of polar bears falling off melting ice slabs in the Arctic, but the changes are relevant for Ohio farmers as well. Winters in Ohio are warming quicker than summers are, while summer nighttime lows are increasing faster than daytime highs, said Aaron Wilson, climate specialist for Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of the College of Food, ...


    By Ohio State University

  • AppliTek accepted as Level 1 vendor to United Nations (UN)

    Per June 11, 2017, AppliTek has been accepted as Level 1 vendor to the United Nations. The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945.  It is currently made up of 193 Member States.  The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Melting Arctic awaits nitrous oxide release

    Scientists have identified a new climate menace in the rapidly warming Arctic.  As soils frozen for tens of thousands of years begin to thaw, they could surrender vast quantities of nitrous oxide to accelerate further global warming. Nitrous oxide or ...


    By Climate News Network

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