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  • Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    From coal to cars to coffee, consumption levels are breaking records. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest report, Vital Signs, Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, the acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with underappreciated social and environmental costs (www.worldwatch.org). ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UNEP discusses breaking down barriers to a green economy in new year book

    An emerging Green Economy is glimpsed in the latest United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) Year Book as growing numbers of companies embrace environmental policies and investors pump hundreds of billions of dollars into cleaner and renewable energies.  Climate change, as documented in the Year Book, is increasingly changing the global environment from the melting of permafrost and ...


    By Oy Ekotuotanto AB

  • Landfill could be one of last to tap methane for power

    When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage. The little-known source of electricity has fed California's power grid for decades, but a groundbreaking Thursday for yet another trash-driven power project at a massive Orange County landfill could be one of the last on the books. With the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Atlanta-based ClosureTurf™ Helps Landfills Go Green

    The solid waste industry has “gone green.” Facing increased regulations, tighter budgets and community pressure, landfills are looking to reduce their environmental impact. One opportunity is through the use of ClosureTurf™, a ground-breaking closure system that has helped many landfills increase long term performance while simultaneously ...


  • Wind Sector Leads Canada's Power Industry Spending, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Industrial Info is tracking approximately $5.2 billion in Power Industry project starts that are scheduled to kick off in Canada from July through September this year. The country's third-quarter spending is dominated by renewable energy projects, ...


  • Scotland Bids for First Floating Windfarm, an Industrial Info News Alert

    GALWAY, IRELAND -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- Scotland has approached Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) (Stavanger, Norway) in an effort to become the home of the first commercial-scale floating offshore windfarm. ...


  • With Hurricane Season Upon Us, Schumer Touts WNY Company Developing ‘Tire Log’ For Use In Levee Construction

    Schumer Urges FEMA And Army Corps Of Engineers To Meet With Re-Tread Products And Examine The Product’s Potential, Calls Re-Tread A Win-Win-Win For NY, The Gulf Coast And The Environment In Wake Of Last Year’s Hurricanes, Retread Products Is Designing A New Construction Material To Be Used In Flood Control And Levee Construction That Will Bend, Not Brake, Made From Recycled Waste Tire With ...

  • Waste-to-energy revolution boosted by biobattery idea

    Competition to make bio-fuels out of waste products that would otherwise have to be dumped is creating a fast-growing, worldwide industry. And a German research organisation now believes it has perfected a system called a “biobattery” for turning a vast range of waste ...


    By Climate News Network

  • California, Texas Lead Nation in Renewable Power Projects in First Half of 2012, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is currently tracking 137 U.S. renewable energy projects with a combined total investment value (TIV) just shy of $20 billion that are planned to kick off construction in the first six months of this year. While some of these may be delayed or possibly cancelled, many will proceed with construction, and the numbers ...


  • Kansas and Nebraska Plan to Increase Renewable Power Capacity More Than 550%, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The flat plains of Kansas and Nebraska are known for being windy. Now, these states are poised to take advantage of this valuable resource and increase their renewable energy ...


  • From worn tires, small firm creates lifesaving shields

    A small Southern Tier company has developed a super rubber product out of waste tires that engineers say could revolutionize flood control, earthquake survivability and homeland security. 'This is a quantum leap in the application of waste tire material,' said Mark W. Glynn, consulting engineer and principal of Geotechnical Engineering of Lockport. ReTread Products of Great Valley in ...

  • Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start

    Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.You can read the original story in MIT NewsThe four days of festivities celebrating the ...

  • Four New Chemicals Proposed for Global Blacklist

    PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, May 5, 2005 (ENS) - Four new chemicals have been proposed for a global ban at the first meeting of the ...

  • Abu Dhabi unveil plans for sustainable city

    WWF and the government of Abu Dhabi today launched a Sustainability tStrategy to deliver the world’s greenest city. Masdar City will be the world’s first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city, meeting or exceeding a set of stringent sustainability goals established under the “One Planet Living” programme established by WWF and environmental consultancy BioRegional. In a first for a city scale ...

  • FTC Releases Revised Green Guides

    On October 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the long-awaited revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (Green Guides). This is a very important development and clients and friends marketing products in the "green" space need to be fully aware of the significant marketing, business, and legal implications of this document. FTC intends the Green Guides to help ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • FTC Releases Revised Green Guides

    On October 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the long-awaited revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims (Green Guides). This is a very important development and clients and friends marketing products in the "green" space need to be fully aware of the significant marketing, business, and legal implications of this document. FTC intends the Green Guides to help ...


    By Acta Group

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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