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  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • A Head for Safety

    Progressive Technical Services Ltd, one of the UK's most experienced and fastest growing industrial and environmental services company has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health information on the hard hats of all operational staff. Richard Kay, Managing Director said: “Each member of staff is given his or her own ICE – In Case of Emergency – ...

  • Germany`s Head of State Gauck Calls for Action on Climate Protection

      German president spoke out at the opening of "Environment Week" - leading industrial nations called upon to keep their promises "I am convinced that there is no better breeding ground for our ideas and solutions than our open society with open markets and free and fair competition. It is urgent to establish a reliable political framework so that we can avoid harmful factors and reach our ...

  • Philippines Environment Secretary Atienza meets with Indon head to discuss protection of coral triangle

    Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza is set to meet today with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to discuss initiatives to ensure the sustainable management and conservation of the Coral Triangle, a rich marine area bordering Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Solomon islands. “Like all other ecosystems, our marine areas, ...

  • GLOBE 2012 Speaker Gina McCarthy confirmed to head U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    President Barack Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, former Assistant E.P.A. Administrator Gina McCarthy, was confirmed in her new post by the U.S. Senate yesterday in a 59 to 40 vote. McCarthy, who spoke at the GLOBE 2012 Conference Session 'Carbon Frustration', was the object of a prolonged filibuster by Republican members of the Senate's concerned about the EPA's ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New exhaust head literature from Bryan Steam

    Bryan steam llc offers a new literature sheet featuring its steam exhaust heads for long term, maintenance-free service.  the literature provides a full product description, as well as a chart detailing available models, maximum capacities, pipe/flange sizes, drain opening and other exhaust head specifications. Bryan steam ...

  • Ahlstrom head office will move to Töölönlahti in Helsinki

    Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE February 15, 2013 at 13.15 Ahlstrom's head office will move to the Töölönlahti area in the center of Helsinki in the end of February, 2013. The company's current head office has been located in Salmisaari in the western part of Helsinki since the end of 2007. The new visiting ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Senate approves Obama-pick McCarthy to head EPA

    The Senate plugged two more vacancies in President Barack Obama's second-term leadership team on Thursday, confirming Thomas Perez as labor secretary and Gina McCarthy as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. After months of Democratic complaints that Republicans were stalling Obama's efforts to staff his administration and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Trump taps climate change skeptic to head EPA

    President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a well-known critic of President Obama’s carbon reduction policies, to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a move which lays bare Trump’s determination to dismantle the EPA’s efforts to curb global climate change. Pruitt has openly questioned the scientific consensus that man-made ...

  • `Green economics` is turning mainstream thinking on its head

    A few years ago, a homeowner in Las Vegas—a place that gets maybe five inches of rainfall a year—was confronted by a water district inspector for running an illegal sprinkler in the middle of the day. The man became very angry. He said, “You people and all your stupid rules—you’re trying to turn this place into a desert!” Ideas about how the world works that don’t accord with reality can be ...

  • Head of EM Program Tours Hanford Site Facilities

    EM Office of River Protection (ORP) Manager Kevin Smith, right, discusses the Low-Activity Waste Facility design and construction with Waste Treatment and Immobilization Project Assistant Manager Bill Hamel, left; EM Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney, second from left; and EM Waste Treatment Plant/Tank Farms Program Director Todd Shrader during a tour of the facility. Whitney visited the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Protecting and enhancing the lives of miners

    “Employee health and safety is increasingly recognised as a key benefit by enlightened companies,” CSIRO Exploration & Mining Chief Dr Mike McWilliams said. “This is good news for both workers and their families as well as for mine production levels and profitability. “Health and safety performance is driven fundamentally by personal attitudes and organisational leadership.” “Scientific and ...

  • Metronet on track to protect wildlife

    A recent Metronet report highlighted the ecological importance of the London Underground, home to a staggering wealth of wildlife. Badgers, water voles and grass snakes are just a few of the species that can be found in the variety of habitats along the side of the track in the outer reaches of the London Underground network. Metronet are responsible for renewing two thirds of the network ...


    By Atkins

  • Consequences of climate change and flood protection

    As a city on the tide-exposed Elbe, the risk of flooding for Hamburg, is ever-present, particularly from storm floods. Around one-third of the city area is regarded as being at risk of flooding. Holger Poser, Head of Department of Disaster Management and Civil Protection Ministry of the Interior, will describe at the acqua alta conference, how the city prepares for the constant threat. Such ...


  • Agreement reached on measures to protect rainforests

    Representatives of some 50 countries concluded an agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation. Around US$4 billion has been pledged for the period 2010-2012 for measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries. "Measures to reduce deforestation are the quickest and least expensive way of achieving large emission ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • $800,000 in Brownfield Grants Headed to Pima County, Arizona and the City of Tucson

    LA Testing provides extensive testing solutions to identify contaminants and help revitalize old properties into new resources for communities. Los Alamitos, CA. In April the Arizona city of Tucson and Pima County received the good news that they would be receiving a portion of the nearly $80 million in brownfield grants that are being distributed across the country.  Some of Arizona’s ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Dragflow to exhibit at Minexpo 2012 with new high head submersible slurry pump

    Dragflow, a world player in slurry pumping solutions, launches into the market the new revolutionary pump called “EL1204HH”, during the exhibition MINExpo, scheduled for September 24-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The new pump introduces the concept that also submersible agitator slurry pumps can have high head, up to 75 m (246 ft). This value makes EL104HH the submersible ...


    By Dragflow S.r.l.

  • Consequences of climate change and flood protection

    Acqua alta has a section on 'Maritime visions and projects', where star architect Hadi Teherani will present his 'Living Bridge' project, a bridge with housing and shops on it. A Living Bridge is to be created in Hamburg, about 700 metres long and 60 metres wide, linking the inner city and the urban districts to the south of the Elbe. 'This concept for cities by the water creates an intensive ...


  • Empowering & protecting adolescent girls in Haiti

    The Haiti Adolescent Girls Network, a coalition of humanitarian organizations cofounded by AmeriCares and the Population Council, today received high level recognition for its efforts to reduce girls' risks of poverty, violence and rape. The Network's exemplary collaboration and commitment to empower and protect Haitian girls was featured during the opening plenary session of the 2010 Clinton ...

  • New Head of California Air Agency Faces Complex Challeges

    SACRAMENTO, California, July 9, 2007 (ENS) - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed environmental lawyer and educator Mary Nichols as chair of the California Air Resources Board, CARB. She takes charge of the state's transition from suffering some of the nation's worst air pollution to taking the lead in combating climate change. Nichols replaces Dr. Robert Sawyer who was fired in late June ...

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