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What Did Genuine Friendship Look like in the 19th Century?
What Did Genuine Friendship Look like in the 19th Century?
9/20/2019 1:12:22 PM
The 19th century was an era of class consciousness. People were divided according to their social class—that is, the upper crust, the commoners, and the servants.
Divers brought hundreds of kilograms of trash out of water in a few hours during the Project AWARE last Saturday
Divers brought hundreds of kilograms of trash out of water in a few hours during the Project AWARE last Saturday
9/20/2019 11:40:52 AM
On Saturday, 14 September, Wärtsilä volunteers organised local clean-up events in Helsinki, Finland and Hamburg, Germany. Bringing together tens of volunteers, the events managed to collect hundreds of kilograms of trash from the waters while increasing awareness of the growing need for ocean protection.
ATSDR Publishes Final Toxicological Profiles for TCE and PERC
ATSDR Publishes Final Toxicological Profiles for TCE and PERC
9/20/2019 11:11:34 AM
This past June the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) published final Toxicological Profiles (Tox Profiles) for trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethylene (PERC).
USGS to Install New Volcano Early Detection and Monitoring Stations at Mount Hood--Improving Early Detection of Unrest at this Active Volcano
USGS to Install New Volcano Early Detection and Monitoring Stations at Mount Hood--Improving Early Detection of Unrest at this Active Volcano
9/20/2019 10:05:44 AM
During the week of Sept. 23, the U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service and Mount Hood National Forest, will install three new volcano monitoring stations on the flanks of Mount Hood.  These stations will substantially improve the ability of CVO scientists and their partners to detect and provide warning of any …
What to Know About Nike’s Stance on Tackling Climate Change
What to Know About Nike’s Stance on Tackling Climate Change
9/20/2019 8:35:15 AM
Move to Zero, Nike’s journey toward zero carbon and zero waste, has a singular aim: Help protect the future of sport. It is a continuation of Nike’s deep commitment to sustainability and is driven by belief that protecting the planet means protecting the future of sport against climate change.  Temperature shifts around the world are well documented.
Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change
Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change
9/19/2019 1:55:41 PM
World leaders will be gathering at the United Nations in New York next week at a  Climate Action Summit  convened by the UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  and Ms.
Neste and Niemi to collaborate on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from moves by up to 90%
Neste and Niemi to collaborate on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from moves by up to 90%
9/19/2019 1:08:49 PM
Moving in Finland can now be more climate-friendly. Niemi Services, Finland’s leading service provider in the moving and logistics industry, will introduce  Neste MY Renewable Diesel ™ in all its diesel vehicles and stop using fossil fuels.
‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’ – major IPCC report to highlight climate threats to world’s oceans
‘The climate crisis is an oceans crisis’ – major IPCC report to highlight climate threats to world’s oceans
9/19/2019 12:45:29 PM
A stark warning on the state of the world’s oceans and frozen areas is expected from a landmark UN report, highlighting the urgent need for a global treaty to allow large-scale protection of the oceans.
Johnson Matthey Capital Markets Day – delivering sustainable growth and value
Johnson Matthey Capital Markets Day – delivering sustainable growth and value
9/19/2019 12:31:18 PM
Today, Johnson Matthey will hold a Capital Markets Day in which it will provide an update on its strategy for sustained growth and value creation, at a group level and across its sectors.
Business climate resilience – thriving through the transformation
Business climate resilience – thriving through the transformation
9/19/2019 12:07:02 PM
The climate emergency is a present-day reality, and we see its effects every day.  The world has already warmed 1°C above pre-industrial levels and we are on track to surpass a 1.5°C global temperature rise as soon as 2040.  Governments and the private sector must take urgent climate action.
Major Private Sector Institutions Present Solutions for Mobilizing Climate Finance
Major Private Sector Institutions Present Solutions for Mobilizing Climate Finance
9/19/2019 12:03:35 PM
The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI), which was formed by UN Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael R. Bloomberg at the request of UN Secretary-General António Guterres, today released  Financing the Low-Carbon Future .  The new report is aimed at mobilizing private climate finance at the scale and speed needed to support an orderly transition to a low-carbon …
GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for the 200 MW Solar River Project, One of The World’s Largest Grid-Scale Hybrid Renewable Projects
GE Renewable Energy to Integrate Energy Storage for the 200 MW Solar River Project, One of The World’s Largest Grid-Scale Hybrid Renewable Projects
9/19/2019 10:35:22 AM
The Solar River Project and GE Renewable Energy announce today that GE has been selected for the supply and integration of one of the largest grid-scale battery technology hybrid deployment to be installed for the Solar River Project in South Australia.
UPS Recognized On Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Seventh Consecutive Year
UPS Recognized On Dow Jones Sustainability World Index For Seventh Consecutive Year
9/19/2019 9:55:24 AM
UPS (NYSE: UPS) made the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the seventh consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the 15th straight year.
Nissan and EDF Group partner to accelerate EV adoption in Europe
Nissan and EDF Group partner to accelerate EV adoption in Europe
9/19/2019 9:38:30 AM
Nissan and EDF Group have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the delivery of electric mobility together, particularly through the smart charging of electric vehicles.
Deutsche Bank Research launches new insights for corporate clients
Deutsche Bank Research launches new insights for corporate clients
9/18/2019 9:58:57 PM
Deutsche Bank Research is today launching a new research product suite catering for the clients of the Corporate Bank. The Corporate Bank was created as part of Deutsche Bank’s transformation announced on July 7, creating a hub for corporate and commercial clients of Deutsche Bank and Postbank.
New report highlights practical steps that businesses can take to enhance climate resilience
New report highlights practical steps that businesses can take to enhance climate resilience
9/18/2019 2:10:06 PM
Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched a new report entitled  Business Climate Resilience – thriving through the transformation.
General Mills named to prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices for second consecutive year
General Mills named to prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World and North American Indices for second consecutive year
9/18/2019 1:51:31 PM
General Mills has been named for the second consecutive year to both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the North American Index by S&P Dow Jones Indices and sustainability asset management firm RobecoSAM.  The Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) is one of the most elite recognitions for leadership in corporate sustainability, and is based on in-depth analysis …
200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together
200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together
9/18/2019 1:39:26 PM
In an unprecedented move, more than 200 representatives of Indigenous Peoples, workers, academia, environmental and human rights groups adopted a landmark declaration [1] calling on governments and corporations to urgently tackle the climate emergency in order to ensure the survival of humanity.  Gathered for the Peoples’ Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival, their …
UMC Selected as a DJSI Global Component for 12th Consecutive Year
UMC Selected as a DJSI Global Component for 12th Consecutive Year
9/18/2019 1:13:38 PM
  United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE:UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) has selected UMC as a global component for the 12th  consecutive year.
Assessing Property Damage and Environmental Hazards Left by Hurricane Dorian
Assessing Property Damage and Environmental Hazards Left by Hurricane Dorian
9/18/2019 1:08:53 PM
Earlier this month, Hurricane Dorian decimated parts of the Bahamas and caused widespread damage in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The hurricane hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm with 185 mph winds, heavy rain and storm surge that resulted in numerous fatalities and massive flooding.