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Team Adelaide Bio AUV wins the Ericsson Innovation Awards 2019
Team Adelaide Bio AUV wins the Ericsson Innovation Awards 2019
12/12/2019 5:36:14 AM
With 71% of Earth being covered by water, this year’s Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) challenged participants to harness the power of water and underwater material environments to develop innovative solutions to global challenges.
‘2025: The Long Hot Winter’ Independent Short Film Explores Danger of Inaction and Threat of Eco-Fascism
‘2025: The Long Hot Winter’ Independent Short Film Explores Danger of Inaction and Threat of Eco-Fascism
12/12/2019 5:05:05 AM
#ElectionRebellion #ExtinctionRebellion #GeneralElection2019 • ‘2025: The Long Hot Winter’ is a satirical fictional comedy released today highlighting the threats of eco-facism, apathy and inaction in the face of climate and ecological breakdown • Short fictional documentary is about a long, hot winter in the year 2025  • Extinction Rebellion support the …
Climate Overshoot: The Important Conversation We’re Not Having
Climate Overshoot: The Important Conversation We’re Not Having
12/12/2019 5:02:54 AM
A newly released paper, Planning for Change: Conservation-Related Impacts of Climate Overshoot, published in Oxford University Press journal, BioScience, examines the potentially substantial impacts climate overshoot could have on our ecosystems and species around the globe, and how we must account for peak warming temperatures as we navigate the ongoing climate crisis.
COP25: Developing countries must ‘stay strong’ in loss and damage negotiations
COP25: Developing countries must ‘stay strong’ in loss and damage negotiations
12/12/2019 5:01:44 AM
ActionAid raises concerns that midway through the second week of UN climate talks, proposals for supporting survivors of climate disasters are being watered down.  Harjeet Singh, ActionAid’s global lead on climate change, who has been following the loss and damage negotiations for more than a decade, says:  “Developing countries must stay strong in negotiations about …
ONE calls EU leaders to uphold EU aid commitment at the European Council
ONE calls EU leaders to uphold EU aid commitment at the European Council
12/12/2019 4:58:54 AM
Ahead of the European Council and following the adoption of the conclusions of the  ‘ Independent report by the High-Level Group of Wise Persons on the European financial architecture for developme nt’, anti-poverty group The ONE Campaign is calling EU leaders to champion their EU aid commitments in the next EU’s long-term budget.
WWF statement on Salonga National Park in the DRC
WWF statement on Salonga National Park in the DRC
12/11/2019 1:57:32 PM
WWF is suspending its support toward field patrols in Salonga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) with immediate effect as of Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Italian businesses face over €40 billion in climate-related risks
Italian businesses face over €40 billion in climate-related risks
12/11/2019 1:45:33 PM
• Environmental disclosure   by Italian companies, cities and regions at all all-time high, with  30%  more reporting data on environmental issues since 2017 • Companies see  € 44   billion  in likely business impacts resulting from climate change • But fewer than  1 in 5  Italian companies reporting data have comprehensive targets to reduce emissions • 76%  of …
Hog Feed Recalled Due to Vomitoxin Levels Exceeding FDA Guidelines
Hog Feed Recalled Due to Vomitoxin Levels Exceeding FDA Guidelines
12/11/2019 10:33:45 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently posted information about a New York company’s recall of a lot of hog grower pellets produced this past summer.
Farmer’s Lung and Identifying Airborne Exposure Risks for Workers in the Agricultural Industry
Farmer’s Lung and Identifying Airborne Exposure Risks for Workers in the Agricultural Industry
12/10/2019 11:42:20 AM
When people think of farming, they may imagine farmers and workers being outside and breathing what they think would be fresh air. Farmers and agricultural workers can often be exposed to a variety of dusts, chemicals, gases, bioaerosols, and other respiratory allergens and irritants while outside.
Skin Prepping Lotion Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination
Skin Prepping Lotion Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination
12/10/2019 9:38:47 AM
A Florida company recently announced a worldwide recall of 21 lots of skin prepping lotion used for the enhancement of signal quality at electrode sites of healthcare patients.
Bayer to significantly step-up its sustainability efforts
Bayer to significantly step-up its sustainability efforts
12/10/2019 8:42:10 AM
Bayer has today announced a set of comprehensive sustainability measures and new commitments from 2020 onward. In line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations and the Paris Agreement, the company has set ambitious targets to be achieved by 2030.
Opportunity for Aviation in Europe’s Green Deal
Opportunity for Aviation in Europe’s Green Deal
12/10/2019 8:37:31 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the European Union to support aviation’s energy transition to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) as part of the bloc’s Green Deal, being launched tomorrow.
ASUS Honored for Sustainable Practices at the 2019 Global Corporate Sustainability Awards
ASUS Honored for Sustainable Practices at the 2019 Global Corporate Sustainability Awards
12/10/2019 6:28:28 AM
ASUS today announced that the company has received two 2019 Global Corporate Sustainability Awards (GCSA), including a Professional Award recognizing Chairman Jonney Shih’s leadership in optimizing ASUS business-sustainability practices, and a Best Practice Award for sustainable procurement using scientific approach for supply chain management.
Mastercard and Doconomy Extend Collaboration to Deliver a More Sustainable Future
Mastercard and Doconomy Extend Collaboration to Deliver a More Sustainable Future
12/10/2019 6:24:03 AM
COP25, Doconomy and Mastercard today extended their joint effort to combat climate change. Moving beyond previously announced programs, this new arrangement brings the ability for any Mastercard issuer to offer their cardholder the ability to track and understand their carbon footprint based on purchases made.
Windows, Tray Tables and Even Planes - British Airways Trials 3D Printing to Improve Punctuality and Reduce Emissions Caused by Flying Spare Parts Around the World
Windows, Tray Tables and Even Planes - British Airways Trials 3D Printing to Improve Punctuality and Reduce Emissions Caused by Flying Spare Parts Around the World
12/10/2019 5:10:48 AM
• British Airways’ tech experts say the possibilities for 3D printing in aviation are limitless and share predictions of how 3D printers could transform the industry • In the future machines could routinely be used to create aircraft parts, reducing delays for customers • Initiative is part of airline’s flightpath to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British …
World’s Biggest Conference on Wine Tourism Celebrates: Rural Transformation and Jobs
World’s Biggest Conference on Wine Tourism Celebrates: Rural Transformation and Jobs
12/10/2019 5:08:34 AM
Held in the Colchagua Valley, home to some of Chile’s most prominent wine producers, the event saw more than 400 participants from destinations including Argentina, France, Italy, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and USA, come together to explore the many opportunities that wine tourism can bring.
KLM and Neste are taking another step forward in sustainable aircraft fuel for flights from Schiphol
KLM and Neste are taking another step forward in sustainable aircraft fuel for flights from Schiphol
12/10/2019 5:04:47 AM
KLM has purchased sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for flights out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The sustainable fuel is produced by Neste from used cooking oil and will reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 % compared to fossil kerosene.
AFL Celebrates Arbor Day with District 5 Intermediate Schools
AFL Celebrates Arbor Day with District 5 Intermediate Schools
12/9/2019 5:21:59 PM
  AFL, a leading global fiber optic cable and accessories manufacturer, presented nearly 1,600 pine trees in celebration of Arbor Day in South Carolina.
Resources for Employers in Puerto Rico to Protect Workers from Mold and Other Exposure Risks
Resources for Employers in Puerto Rico to Protect Workers from Mold and Other Exposure Risks
12/9/2019 4:12:30 PM
Whenever a business encounters water damage or flooding, whether due to a natural disaster or man-made event, the health and safety of workers needs to be of paramount importance.
WBCSD’s Maria Mendiluce and our call for bolder climate action in 2020
WBCSD’s Maria Mendiluce and our call for bolder climate action in 2020
12/9/2019 12:53:02 PM
As we follow the global climate talks in Madrid this week, there has never been more at stake. The UN Environment Programme’s latest  Emissions Gap report  published last week puts new figures on a well-known fact: Our ‘business as usual’ model is hurtling us closer to dangerous climate change.