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  • MSC certified fisheries delivering environmental improvements

    Whether buying a tin of tuna or a Michelin-starred meal, shoppers choosing MSC-labelled seafood are helping to create a wave of sustainable fishing practices around the world, according to a new report, published today by the Marine Stewardship Council. In the MSC Global Impacts Report 2013, environmental scientists Dr David Agnew and Dr ...

  • EI Aberdeen branch hosts annual MSc student best paper competition

    The Energy Institute (EI) celebrated Aberdeen's best MSc students by hosting a special competition evening on 24 November. The event, sponsored by Wood Group PSN, was organised by the EI Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch to honour the best energy papers from MSc students at Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen (UoA). This annual event is held to bring together ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • MSC chief recognised among Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneurs of 2014

    The MSC’s chief executive Rupert Howes is among those to be recognised by the Schwab Foundation as Social Entrepreneurs of 2014. The thirty seven winners have been selected in recognition of their innovative approaches and potential for global impact. The awardees, from the fields of health, education, employment, and the environment, will be announced during a livecast session at ...

  • Senior climate change specialist joins WSP in the UK

    We are pleased to announce that Andrew Marsh-Patrick, formerly Practice Area Leader for Energy & Climate Change at ERM, has joined the company as an Associate Director based in our Manchester office. Andy has more than 15 years experience in the field of energy and climate change and is specifically recognised as an expert on climate change policy and strategy advice and carbon footprinting ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • GCAP Kenya intern accepts UK scholarship

    Congratulation! Jessica Omukuti, an intern with GCAP Kenya from March 2011, has been awarded a scholarship to undertake an MSc in Climate Change and Development at the University of Sussex. Her most recent task at GCAP was to assist with gathering climate change information for the GCAP-led consortium undertaking Phase two of the Ethiopian Climate Resilience Programme. Since graduating from the ...

  • Envido appoints new Director of Energy, Simon Tilleard

    Envido is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Tilleard as Director of Energy at Envido. Simon is an award-winning building energy manager with extensive experience in the application of low-carbon technologies in building design, construction and operation. He has twenty five years of experience in building energy management both as an in-house building and energy manager at the ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Masdar Institute and Xylem Inc. Sign Agreement to Develop Sustainability Indicators for Abu Dhabi’s Water and Energy Sectors

    The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, and Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology provider, today jointly announced a research collaboration to establish sustainability indicators such as energy and cost performance of processes and equipment for water, wastewater ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • EarthSoft receives 2012 Environmental Business Journal Business achievement award for Growth and Innovation

    Environmental Business Journal (EBJ), a business research publication, which provides high value strategic business intelligence to the environmental industry*, has honored 50 companies for revenue growth, acquisitions, innovative project designs, technology applications, new practice areas, social contributions and industry leadership in 2012. EarthSoft is pleased to announce that it was chosen ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Benn calls for action on biodiversity loss

    The world is failing to protect its natural habitats and species and action internationally is needed as climate change takes hold, Secretary of State for the Environment Hilary Benn will warn today as he delivers the annual Darwin Lecture. The threat to polar bears, turtles and pandas is well known, but UK species are also at threat from a combination of climate change causing a loss of habitat ...


  • Wood Buffalo Environmental Association Appoints New Executive Director

    Editor's Note: There is a photo associated with this release. The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Kevin Percy, Ph.D. has been appointed as the Executive Director of the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association, effective July 18th. Dr. Percy first joined WBEA in January 2009 as the Association's Lead Scientist. In the Lead Scientist role he provided ...


    By Marketwire

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) commissions MODUL University Vienna

    UNEP has commissioned MODUL University Vienna to develop a smart web intelligence solution for the environment. The platform is expected to make key contributions that will help in meeting agreed environmental goals and foster sustainable development. The core of the mandate will be the development of an extensive online platform for analyzing and interlinking global environmental indicators and ...

  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • MOE presents: provincial water monitoring networks

    Dave Rudolph – "Emerging Needs for Temporal and Spatial Data Precision" Dave Rudolph, with the University of Waterloo, started the symposium off with a very thought provoking presentation on the value of data. Dave used case studies to illustrate how different factors impact the quantity and quality of water resources, and how a small change can affect these conditions quickly and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Mongolia`s Environment Minister Elected First President of United Nations Environment Assembly

    Dr. Oyun Sanjaasuren, the Minister of Environment and Green Development of Mongolia, has been elected the first president of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). Hundreds of environment ministers, decision makers, scientists, civil society representatives and business leaders have gathered at the inaugural meeting of UNEA, a new world body that places environmental issues at the heart ...

  • UK first at Longannet as ScottishPower brings clean coal technology one step closer to reality

    ScottishPower has flicked the switch on a groundbreaking test project that will see CO2 emissions extracted from Longannet power station – the first time in the UK that they have been captured from a working coal-fired power plant and putting the company on track to deliver a full CCS demonstration project by 2014 in line with government objectives. The prototype, developed by Aker Clean Carbon, ...


    By ScottishPower

  • Green Transition Scoreboard tops US$1.6 trillion in 2010

    The GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD from ETHICAL MARKETS, the independent global multi-media company, tracks total private investment in companies growing the green economy since 2007. The mid-2010 update shows a rise to US$1,646,719,228,993 from US$1.24 trillion at the end of December 2009. The report was released today by founder-CEO HAZEL HENDERSON, D.Sc.Hon, FRSA, futurist and author of Ethical ...

  • Green transition Scoreboard(TM) tops $1.6 trillion in 2010

    The GREEN TRANSITION SCOREBOARD™ from ETHICAL MARKETS, the independent global multi-media company, tracks total private investment in companies growing the green economy since 2007. The ...

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