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A world-first: Nokia, Elisa and Efore commercially deploy a liquid-cooled base station that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent
A world-first: Nokia, Elisa and Efore commercially deploy a liquid-cooled base station that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent
12/10/2018 3:01:24 AM
• Liquid-cooled base station in Helsinki directs previously wasted heat for use in heating an apartment building • Removal of air-cooling components can cut energy costs by up to 30 percent, creating silent base station sites Nokia, Elisa and Efore have commercially deployed a liquid-cooled base station system in an apartment building in Helsinki, a world-first …
Company Recalls Multiple Natural and Homeopathic Health and Wellness Products due to Microbial Concerns
Company Recalls Multiple Natural and Homeopathic Health and Wellness Products due to Microbial Concerns
12/7/2018 1:09:17 PM
In October, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) posted information from a Wisconsin company that produces natural and homeopathic products for humans and pets.
Dunedin Commits to 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Energy
Dunedin Commits to 100 Percent Clean, Renewable Energy
12/7/2018 11:44:42 AM
Today, the Dunedin City Commission unanimously approved a resolution establishing a goal of powering municipal operations entirely with renewable sources of energy by 2035, and community-wide by 2050.
Climate pilgrims and polish community urge COP24 leaders to “save the climate, save the people”
Climate pilgrims and polish community urge COP24 leaders to “save the climate, save the people”
12/7/2018 6:01:05 AM
The Climate pilgrimage from the Vatican to COP24 arrived at its final stop in Imielin, 20 km away from Katowice, where the pilgrims met with the local community who are fighting against a coal mine extension by the EU’s largest mining company – PGG.
Legal Claim Alleges that City of San Diego Employees Were Exposed to Asbestos
Legal Claim Alleges that City of San Diego Employees Were Exposed to Asbestos
12/6/2018 4:07:57 PM
Recently,  The San Diego Union-Tribune  published a story about a legal claim that had been filed alleging that hundreds of city employees were exposed to asbestos.
New report explains how business and government can accelerate the circular built environment
New report explains how business and government can accelerate the circular built environment
12/6/2018 2:34:01 PM
At COP24 in Poland, The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Circle Economy, in collaboration with Arcadis, released a report describing the changes required for the circular economy to become mainstream in the built environment.
Unilever to invest €100,000 in a crowdsourced solution as part of its drive to rethink plastic packaging
Unilever to invest €100,000 in a crowdsourced solution as part of its drive to rethink plastic packaging
12/6/2018 2:27:02 PM
Unilever, manufacturer of leading household brands including Persil, CIF and Domestos, has announced that it will invest €100,000 in a new plastic-free laundry tablet.
Herders support the idea of pastureland use fee
Herders support the idea of pastureland use fee
12/6/2018 1:36:20 PM
In collaboration with other parties, WWF-Mongolia organized a meeting "Let’s listen to Herders" in November 2018 in several soums of Khovd and Gobi-Altai province of the Altai Sayan Ecoregion.
Sulapac, the Multi-Awarded Finnish Start-Up, Welcomes Chanel as an Investor
Sulapac, the Multi-Awarded Finnish Start-Up, Welcomes Chanel as an Investor
12/6/2018 9:21:57 AM
Sulapac® products use a biodegradable and microplastic-free material made of FSC-certified wood chips and natural binders. They have all the benefits of plastic, yet they biodegrade completely and leave no microplastics behind.
World’s First Startup Accelerator for Land Restoration Launches in Africa
World’s First Startup Accelerator for Land Restoration Launches in Africa
12/6/2018 6:09:01 AM
There has never been a better time to invest in land restoration. Entrepreneurs are finding new ways to make money from sustainably managing forests and farms, especially in Africa and Latin America.
NCR Global Headquarters Receives Dual LEED Platinum Certifications
NCR Global Headquarters Receives Dual LEED Platinum Certifications
12/5/2018 4:04:58 PM
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a leader in banking and commerce solutions, today announced that its Global Headquarters in Midtown Atlanta has been awarded two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certifications, for Building Design and Construction: Core & Shell and Interior Design and Construction: Commercial Interiors.
Exposure to High Levels of Copper Raise Health Concerns in Occupational and Environmental Settings
Exposure to High Levels of Copper Raise Health Concerns in Occupational and Environmental Settings
12/5/2018 3:56:49 PM
Mankind has been using copper for thousands of years. It is an element and metal that occurs naturally in the environment. Today, copper, along with copper alloys and compounds, can be found in everything from jewelry, instruments and coins, to building materials, electronics, wiring and motors to name just a few of the countless applications it can be found in.
Wärtsilä, Tieto, St1, Fortum and Demos Helsinki Launch Innovation Community Initiative to Speed Clean Energy Targets
Wärtsilä, Tieto, St1, Fortum and Demos Helsinki Launch Innovation Community Initiative to Speed Clean Energy Targets
12/5/2018 3:54:27 PM
The technology group Wärtsilä, Tieto, St1, Fortum and Demos Helsinki have today introduced their Innovation Community initiative aimed at drastically accelerating the global energy sector’s transition to cleaner, more environmentally sustainable energy generation.
Offsetting Carbon Emissions with Porsche Impact
Offsetting Carbon Emissions with Porsche Impact
12/5/2018 3:01:51 PM
The Zuffenhausen-based sports car manufacturer is now offering Porsche Impact, an emissions calculator. The tool enables customers to determine and offset their personal Porsche carbon footprint, based on the mileage, model, and vehicle characteristics.
Health benefits far outweigh the costs of meeting climate change goals
Health benefits far outweigh the costs of meeting climate change goals
12/5/2018 2:54:13 PM
Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement could save about a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 through reductions in air pollution alone. The latest estimates from leading experts also indicate that the value of health gains from climate action would be approximately double the cost of mitigation policies at global level, and the benefit-to-cost ratio is even higher in …
Plastic waste is a threat to Mongolian saigas
Plastic waste is a threat to Mongolian saigas
12/5/2018 2:38:46 PM
Plastic waste is a threat to rare species of Gobi Desert, not just marine animals. A ranger from Bayan-Uul soum, Gobi-Altai province of Mongolia found a saiga carcass in Khuisiin Gobi of Altai Sayan Ecoregion.
Climate negotiators, we need to talk about wildfires
Climate negotiators, we need to talk about wildfires
12/5/2018 2:26:41 PM
Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Wildland fires make a huge contribution to climate change and some countries fail to adequately monitor or report emissions from them, according to a new report “Lost in smoke: wildland fire climate impact” released by Greenpeace International today.
As World Gathers for COP24, Chase Bank Found Undermining Paris Agreement by Financing Coal Power Expansion in Poland
As World Gathers for COP24, Chase Bank Found Undermining Paris Agreement by Financing Coal Power Expansion in Poland
12/5/2018 11:56:21 AM
As global leaders head to Katowice to strengthen climate commitments at COP24, a briefing paper released today by Rainforest Action Network (RAN) and Fundacja Rozwój Tak – Odkrywki Nie (Foundation Development Yes – Open-Pit Mines No, or RT-ON) underscores the counterproductive role of major financial institutions like JPMorgan (Chase) to achieving the goals of the Paris …
HUD’s Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule and Testing for Smoke Contamination
HUD’s Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule and Testing for Smoke Contamination
12/4/2018 1:04:06 PM
On July 31st  of this year, thousands of Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) had to implement smoke-free policies. This was the result of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) final rule from back in 2016 that announced public housing developments in the U.S.
We’ve pledged further support for action on climate change
We’ve pledged further support for action on climate change
12/4/2018 1:02:22 PM
Standard Chartered PLC ‘The Group’ today pledged to work with four other global banks to measure the climate alignment of their lending portfolios, and to explore ways to develop methods and tools to align their lending towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.