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Companies gather at New York Climate Week to celebrate broken promises to protect forests
Companies gather at New York Climate Week to celebrate broken promises to protect forests
9/20/2019 1:39:02 PM
As Amazon fires continue to burn, consumer companies will gather next week in New York City to “celebrate” their broken promises to end deforestation.
New awards aim to improve online learning for today’s workforce
New awards aim to improve online learning for today’s workforce
9/20/2019 10:09:04 AM
The National Science Foundation is making five new awards to create and study open-source learning platforms to train and reskill workers in fields ranging from engineering to manufacturing, with the support of a $10 million gift The Boeing Company made in 2018.
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 …
ModernTO plan optimizes the City’s real estate assets to unlock cost savings and city-building opportunities
ModernTO plan optimizes the City’s real estate assets to unlock cost savings and city-building opportunities
9/20/2019 9:33:53 AM
A report going to the CreateTO Board on September 24 sets out an office portfolio optimization plan – the first phase of the City-Wide Real Estate Portfolio Strategy.
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.
SSC DeSom Deploys Unisys Stealth® Software to Strengthen National Resilience against Cyberattacks in the Netherlands
SSC DeSom Deploys Unisys Stealth® Software to Strengthen National Resilience against Cyberattacks in the Netherlands
9/19/2019 12:50:48 PM
Unisys Corporation  (NYSE: UIS) today announced Shared Service Centre (SSC)  DeSom, the IT partnership among six local governments in the Netherlands, has deployed Unisys  Stealth®  microsegmentation security software at more than 30 locations nationally.
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.
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 …
Study quantifies impact of NIH-sponsored trials on clinical cancer care
Study quantifies impact of NIH-sponsored trials on clinical cancer care
9/18/2019 12:09:24 PM
A new study shows that nearly half of phase 3 cancer clinical trials carried out by the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-sponsored SWOG Cancer Research Network, one of five groups in NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN), were associated with clinical care guidelines or new drug approvals.
FDA takes first action under new international collaboration with Australia and Canada designed to provide a framework for concurrent review of cancer therapies, approving treatment for patients with endometrial carcinoma
FDA takes first action under new international collaboration with Australia and Canada designed to provide a framework for concurrent review of cancer therapies, approving treatment for patients with endometrial carcinoma
9/18/2019 10:29:23 AM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing Project Orbis, an initiative of the FDA Oncology Center of Excellence (OCE). Project Orbis provides a framework for concurrent submission and review of oncology drugs among its international partners.
ESnet a Key Partner on Project to Build Novel Network Research Infrastructure
ESnet a Key Partner on Project to Build Novel Network Research Infrastructure
9/18/2019 10:12:35 AM
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is funding a collaborative effort to create a nationwide research infrastructure that will enable the computer science and networking community to develop and test novel architectures that could yield a faster, more secure internet.
NSF names third PAWR wireless research platform in North Carolina’s research triangle
NSF names third PAWR wireless research platform in North Carolina’s research triangle
9/18/2019 9:53:54 AM
The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced the third award in its Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR)  program. In collaboration with an industry consortium of 30 networking companies and associations, NSF is supporting the development and deployment of a new PAWR platform based in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina -- named Aerial Experimentation and …
Bombardier Delivers First of Three Global 6000 Business Jets to Join Luftwaffe Fleet
Bombardier Delivers First of Three Global 6000 Business Jets to Join Luftwaffe Fleet
9/17/2019 1:41:04 PM
• Long-range  Global 6000  aircraft  to fulfill German diplomatic and parliamentary transport requirements • Delivering best-in-class reliability, leading-edge technology and Bombardier’s signature smooth ride,  Global 6000  aircraft are ideal for government missions and VIP transport • Bombardier to deliver two more  Global 6000  aircraft for German government …
ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities
ADVISORY: Press Call to Preview New Research: National Governments Can Capture Major Economic Benefits by Investing in Zero-Carbon Cities
9/11/2019 6:07:27 AM
On September 17, 2019 at 10:00 EDT (16:00 CEST), the Coalition for Urban Transitions will host an embargoed press call to preview its new report, which finds significant economic, social and environmental benefits for national governments that take a lead in investing in and supporting zero-carbon cities.
Congress “Returns” to Same Flawed Fixes for Healthcare
Congress “Returns” to Same Flawed Fixes for Healthcare
9/10/2019 8:00:14 PM
News services are filled with stories about Congress going back into session with an urgent need to fix Americans’ #1 concern: healthcare. Sadly, they won’t get it right, again! Lawmakers apparently are focusing on drug prices and surprise medical billing.
3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018
3,758 school backpacks laid at the United Nations show the grave scale of child deaths in conflict in 2018
9/10/2019 2:43:32 PM
  A UNICEF installation to show the devastating scale of child deaths in conflict zones in 2018 was unveiled today at the United Nations in New York.
Sontiq™ Hosts Intelligent Identity Security Webinar on Sept. 12th
9/10/2019 8:30:00 AM
Sontiq, an enterprise high-tech security and identity protection company, today announced the presentation of a free, exclusive 15-minute webinar. • WHAT : Intelligent Identity Security : Decreasing Vulnerabilities in Today’s Volatile Digital World • WHEN: Thurs.
National Preparedness Month and Certified Professionals Helping Businesses, Institutions, and Communities Plan Ahead
National Preparedness Month and Certified Professionals Helping Businesses, Institutions, and Communities Plan Ahead
9/9/2019 12:13:39 PM
National Preparedness Month (NPM) has been observed each September in the United States since 2004. It is organized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) which teams up with Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ready Campaign and other partners.
Colorado-based carrier, Navajo Express, receives approval to partake in Veteran Affairs Apprenticeship and Mentorship Programs
Colorado-based carrier, Navajo Express, receives approval to partake in Veteran Affairs Apprenticeship and Mentorship Programs
9/9/2019 10:00:00 AM
Navajo Express (Navajo), a nationally acclaimed carrier, is thrilled to announce that it has received approval from the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Veteran Affairs Department (VA) to partake in the VA Professional Truck Driver Apprenticeship Program and Professional Truck Driver Mentorship Program.
Electricity consumption from China’s internet industry to increase by two thirds by 2023 – Greenpeace
Electricity consumption from China’s internet industry to increase by two thirds by 2023 – Greenpeace
9/9/2019 6:01:22 AM
China’s internet data center industry emitted an estimated 99 million tonnes of CO2 in 2018, new research from Greenpeace East Asia and the North China Electric Power University shows.