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  • The environmental impact of gold production

    New research has assessed the environmental impact of gold production using life cycle assessment and estimated embodied energy and greenhouse gases, embodied water and solid waste burden that each tonne of gold produces. Gold is a highly valued metal, used not only in jewellery, but also electronics and other industrial applications, dentistry and for investment. Like other metal industries, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Measuring the environmental impacts of nations

    A study released on January 22 suggests the environmental damage caused by rich nations on poor nations exceeds $1.8 trillion, while the impact of poor nations on their richer counterparts is less than one third of that amount. The study is the first-ever global accounting of the dollar costs of countries' ecological footprints. The study, led by former ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental Impact of Nuisance Birds

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide comprehensive investigative and sampling services to determine if nuisance birds are causing health risks for building occupants and damage to property. The unwanted presence of birds can lead to not only unpleasant things such as bird droppings, but they can also lead to unhealthy situations.  Nuisance birds, including ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Environmental impact of animal waste

    North and South Carolina have seen a steady increase in swine production over the last 15 years. In North Carolina alone, swine production generates approximately a quarter of the state’s gross farm receipts. The presence of so many large-scale pig farms leads to the problem of proper animal waste disposal.   The most common practice in the Carolinas is storing animal waste in ...

  • The environmental impacts of natural disasters

    When natural disasters collide with human affairs there are often immediate losses of human life and widespread devastation to the built environment to contend with. But when these disasters strike the longer term environmental impacts can exact an additional and sometimes lasting toll on the health and wellbeing of the people affected. Two hundred million people were affected by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cement develops an appetite for C02

    Three new studies illuminate the sheer complexity of the aspect of climate science known as the carbon cycle − how carbon dioxide gets into the atmosphere and out again. Sometimes, human agency is at work, but nature takes care of it anyway – as one of the studies reveals in the case of cement, the world’s most widely-used building material. Zhu Liu, postdoctoral scholar at ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Discover Environmental Impacts and Innovative Solutions

    Environmental issues are top of mind for many companies and their stakeholders. With public awareness of environmental issues on the rise, companies have started to respond in meaningful ways through their investment decisions, environmental goals, and impact reduction. In the past few years, several major disruptive weather events have interrupted business as usual, underlining the need to ...

  • Reducing the environmental impact of our activities

    Do we really need to print everything? Could we replace travelling for meetings by video-conferencing? How could we increase energy efficiency in our offices? For the fourth consecutive year, the European Environment Agency has successfully passed an external audit, certifying its compliance with the rules of the Eco-Management Audit Scheme (EMAS). 'Thinking about environmental improvement at a ...

  • Corporate environmental impacts continue to grow

    The most comprehensive assessment of corporate sustainability activity to date shows that while companies around the world engage in a wide range of sustainability initiatives, the costs to the environment continue to grow. The sixth annual "State of Green Business" report (download free here), published by GreenBiz Group in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA Climate Change Report Highlights Impact on Agriculture

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new report on climate change this week that predicts significant impacts to agriculture stemming from more frequent droughts and flooding, unless there is global action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The report titled, “Climate Change in the United States: Benefits of Global Action” predicts that without a concerted effort to ...

  • EPA reports reduced costs with low impact development

    The Mill Creek subdivision in the town of Geneva, Kane County, Illinois is a 1,500-acre, mixed use community built as a conservation design development. The subdivision was built using cluster development. It uses open swales for stormwater conveyance and treatment, and it has a lower percentage of impervious surface than conventional developments. When compared with the conventional ...

  • Climate change will impact Alberta`s ecosystems - Report

    The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute has completed a report for the CCEMC that examines the impact climate change is likely to have on Alberta's ecosystems. The adaptation report, Alberta's Natural Subregions under a Changing Climate: Past, Present and Future, was prepared by Dr. Rick Schneider with collaborators from the University of Alberta. It includes detailed maps and outlines how ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County Release Draft Master Facilities Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Clearwater Program

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (Districts) have released a draft Master Facilities Plan (MFP) and an associated draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) as part of a comprehensive planning effort called the Clearwater Program. The draft MFP evaluates the infrastructure needs of the Districts' Joint Outfall System (JOS) through the year 2050 and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Report on environmental noise directive published

    Commenting on new reports benchmarking progress on noise management in Europe, Environmental Protection UK is calling for the impacts of noise to be properly taken into account in all planning and transport decisions. The reports, which were commissioned by the EU, provide an examination of implementation to date of the Environmental Noise Directive and recommend the most cost effective measures ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • World bank’s environmental report card

    The world’s most important financial institution, the World Bank, has released an independent report card on its own performance in supporting environmental sustainability in its operations and lending programs. The surprisingly candid report makes no bones about the fact the World Bank Group (WBG), along with the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Toyota Publishes 'Environmental Report 2011'

    Tokyo, Sept 7, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces the publication today of its "Environmental Report 2011"(1), which outlines TMC's environmental activities conducted during fiscal year 2010(2).The Environmental Report 2011 comprises a reading section that gives an introduction to TMC's initiatives that is accessible to as many readers as possible and a facts & ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Kemira's Environmental Report 2010 published

    Kemira OyjPress ReleaseApril 8, 2011 at 11.00 am ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Big business set for environmental reporting

    A survey that ranks the environmental performance of some of the world's largest companies will be dropping on corporate doormats all over the globe this week. The lengthy process of compiling and analysing Business in the Community's annual Environment Index has now started and the trade organisation is expected to publish a summary and rankings next May. The full report and detailed ...

  • Environmental protection vital to reducing natural disaster impact

    Environmental degradation is a key factor turning extreme weather events into natural disasters, a new WWF report has found. Natural Security: Protected Areas and Hazard Mitigation, prepared with environmental research group Equilibrium, examines in detail the impacts of floods in Bangladesh (2000), Mozambique (2000 and 2001) and Europe (2006), heat waves and forest fires in Portugal (2003), an ...

  • 80% of Europeans are concerned about the environmental impact of products

    According to a new survey, most Europeans would be prepared to change their purchasing habits and buy more environmentally-friendly products, but many feel they lack information and distrust manufacturers' environmental claims. The survey on the "Attitudes of Europeans towards building the single market for green products" indicates that more than three-quarters of respondents are willing to pay ...

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