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Honda Recognizes Suppliers For Environmental Sustainability
Honda Recognizes Suppliers For Environmental Sustainability
11/21/2017 4:24:40 AM
Honda honored nine suppliers at its recent Supplier Sustainability Symposium in Columbus for their commitment and innovative approaches to environmental responsibility in and around their North American facilities.
Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows
Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows
11/21/2017 3:20:18 AM
Dark features previously proposed as evidence for significant liquid water flowing on Mars have now been identified as granular flows, where sand and dust move rather than liquid water, according to a new article published in Nature Geoscience by the U.S.
NSF-funded scientists to present on long-term ecological research findings at AGU fall meeting
NSF-funded scientists to present on long-term ecological research findings at AGU fall meeting
11/21/2017 3:14:19 AM
Find related stories on NSF’s Long-Term Ecological Research Program at this link. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria this fall. Wildfires that raged across California and British Columbia this summer.
A Tale of Friendship, Adventures, and Valuable Lessons
A Tale of Friendship, Adventures, and Valuable Lessons
11/20/2017 5:04:05 PM
Two creatures separated by 1,147 miles of deep water crossed paths. Their unlikely friendship and extraordinary adventures are chronicled in Charmica Curry’s heartwarming tale, The Adventures of Harry the Flamingo and George the Parrot.
An Iceberg’s Incredible Journey Charms Young Readers
An Iceberg’s Incredible Journey Charms Young Readers
11/20/2017 3:16:36 PM
Who would have thought that an iceberg will get his own charming tale? Larry Friend, author of Squirrelly the Squirrel and Starlett, returns to the literary world with the publication of Icy the Iceberg.
Total Pledges to Offset Carbon Emissions From All Company Plane Travel Through the Adilabad Biogas Project With the GoodPlanet Foundation
Total Pledges to Offset Carbon Emissions From All Company Plane Travel Through the Adilabad Biogas Project With the GoodPlanet Foundation
11/20/2017 1:27:18 PM
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, President of the GoodPlanet Foundation, and Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Total, today signed an agreement for a project to deploy 8,400 biodigesters in Telangana State, India, to improve the lives of 45,000 people and contribute tackling climate change.
The global initiative “Science Based Targets” endorses Telefónica’s contribution towards fighting climate change
The global initiative “Science Based Targets” endorses Telefónica’s contribution towards fighting climate change
11/20/2017 1:23:41 PM
  Telefónica  has achieved certification by the  Science Based Targets  initiative (SBT) of its targets for reducing CO2 emissions, which confirms that they are backed up by scientific criteria and contribute to the Paris Agreement.  The agreement, which will be the subject of debate over the coming days at the  United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23)  taking place …
Identifying Indoor Exposure Risks to Pesticides in Puerto Rico
Identifying Indoor Exposure Risks to Pesticides in Puerto Rico
11/20/2017 12:07:55 PM
A recent survey found that 75% of U.S. households used at least one pesticide product indoors during the past year. The majority of these are insecticides and disinfectants.
California Coffee Roasters and Exposures to Respiratory Hazards
California Coffee Roasters and Exposures to Respiratory Hazards
11/20/2017 11:12:10 AM
Across California there are thousands of coffee shops that cater to people’s obsession with coffee. Many of these locations also roast their own coffee beans which could in some cases expose workers to airborne chemicals that could cause health concerns over time.
Residents in Some Philadelphia Neighborhoods at Risk of Lead Exposure due to Soil Contamination
Residents in Some Philadelphia Neighborhoods at Risk of Lead Exposure due to Soil Contamination
11/20/2017 8:59:47 AM
Earlier this year,  The Inquirer  published an investigative report about former industrial areas in parts of Philadelphia that are being reborn in a development boom.
Volkswagen to invest €22.8 billion in the future viability of its plants throughout the world
Volkswagen to invest €22.8 billion in the future viability of its plants throughout the world
11/20/2017 2:42:43 AM
• About €14 billion to be invested in German plants • Main focus of the next five years on e-mobility and modularization • Diess: “investments will significantly boost the brand’s largest product and technology offensive” Dr.
Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP climate ambition forward - Greenpeace
Strong leadership must emerge to drive Pacific COP climate ambition forward - Greenpeace
11/20/2017 2:29:22 AM
The Trump administration failed to stop the global climate talks from moving forward, despite its  announcement to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, but the world is still in urgent need of action.
Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada to co-present major exhibitions detailing the impact of humans on Earth
Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada to co-present major exhibitions detailing the impact of humans on Earth
11/17/2017 1:24:19 PM
Next fall, the  Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)  and the  Canadian Photography Institute (CPI)  of the  National Gallery of Canada (NGC)  will co-present  Anthropocene, a major new contemporary art exhibition that tells the story of human impact on the Earth through film, photography, and new experiential technologies.
TROPICOL: understanding the impacts on biodiversity facing major natural climatic cycles
TROPICOL: understanding the impacts on biodiversity facing major natural climatic cycles
11/17/2017 1:14:08 PM
A 3.6km-wide crater: a unique opportunity to study climate over the past 800,000 years! We can go back hundreds of thousands of years in the Earth’s history by looking at  ice cores and marine sediment.
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
11/17/2017 11:05:41 AM
As the UN climate talks end later today, WWF recognizes the progress made on laying the groundwork for increasing climate ambition up to 2020 and beyond, but notes that 2018 will be key for countries to clearly signal their intention to step up and enhance their climate plans.
Multiple Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Texas Hotel
Multiple Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Texas Hotel
11/17/2017 10:36:11 AM
In October, the Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced it had received reports of multiple confirmed cases of a respiratory illness known as Legionnaires’ disease.
Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.
Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.
11/17/2017 10:12:03 AM
The activists laid out a banner reading “Merkel’s Dirty Secret: Coal” as it passed by the UN climate conference being held in Bonn. The ship supplies German coal-fired power plants with several thousand tons of imported hard coal shipped from Rotterdam harbour, Germany’s largest supplier of imported coal.
Papros Develops Unique Method to Securely Authenticate Suppliers in Responses for Dropbox File Request Supply Chain Integration
Papros Develops Unique Method to Securely Authenticate Suppliers in Responses for Dropbox File Request Supply Chain Integration
11/17/2017 10:01:20 AM
Green leader Papros Inc, announced that it has brought the ubiquitous power of Dropbox’s File Request to use in supply chain data gathering by integrating Dropbox’s File Request with a unique method of verifying supplier submissions.
Blue Star Recyclers Launches Colorado Gives Campaign to Celebrate America Recycles Day
Blue Star Recyclers Launches Colorado Gives Campaign to Celebrate America Recycles Day
11/16/2017 2:14:16 PM
Blue Star Recyclers celebrated America Recycles Day (https://americarecyclesday.org/) by holding recycling events in Colorado and launching its annual fundraising campaign through Colorado Gives (https://www.coloradogives.org/BlueStarRecyclers/overview).        As a nonprofit social enterprise that creates jobs for people on the autism spectrum and other disabilities, Blue …
Hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050
Hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050
11/16/2017 10:26:23 AM
As global leaders gathered at COP 23 in Bonn, 18 key leaders in their industry verticals, united in the Hydrogen Council coalition, came together to launch first ever globally quantified vision of the role of hydrogen, developed with support from McKinsey.