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01:00 ET Schneider Electric Cuts Five Years from its Carbon Neutrality Goal, Establishing Roadmap for the Carbon Neutral World

Schneider Electric announced today at Climate Week NYC 2019 that it is drastically stepping up its commitment to carbon neutrality with three new...


Sep 22, 2019, 23:13 ET Seúl buscará maneras de reducir el polvo fino en el metro con innovadores globales

El gobierno metropolitano de Seúl, el principal gobierno de Corea, anunció que celebrará el "Desafío Global de Seúl", una plataforma internacional de ...


Sep 22, 2019, 23:12 ET Séoul à la recherche d'innovateurs mondiaux pour définir les moyens de réduire les poussières fines dans le métro

En tant que premier gouvernement local en Corée du Sud, le gouvernement métropolitain de Séoul a annoncé qu'il organisera le « Seoul Global Challenge ...


Sep 22, 2019, 23:12 ET Seoul möchte gemeinsam mit globalen Innovatoren Lösungen zur Reduzierung von Feinstäuben in U-Bahnsystemen finden

Als erste Lokalregierung in Korea gab die Seoul Metropolitan Government die Ausrichtung der „Seoul Global Challenge" bekannt, eine internationale...


Sep 22, 2019, 18:30 ET Costa Rica calls for a Global Coalition of Champions to Protect Nature

Today, on the eve of the United Nations Secretary General's Climate Summit, President Carlos Alvarado Quesada of Costa Rica, called for the formation ...


Sep 22, 2019, 17:00 ET UN Development Programme, Germany, UK and Insurance Development Forum announce commitments to increase insurance protection in climate-exposed countries in line with the InsuResilience Vision 2025 goals

The United Nations, Germany, the U.K. and the insurance industry today announced a series of coordinated commitments aimed at increasing climate...


Sep 20, 2019, 19:27 ET Young Living dona 4.693 hectáreas con derecho de usufructo con fines de conservación

Young Living Essential Oils, líder mundial en aceites esenciales, anunció hoy la donación de 4.693 hectáreas o 46,93 kilómetros cuadrados con derecho ...


Sep 20, 2019, 19:11 ET Educational Environmental Forum To Be Held To Address Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals. PFAS have been ...


Sep 20, 2019, 14:39 ET Borough of Bradley Beach Partners with SC Johnson to Launch New Jersey's First Pilot Program for Residential Curbside Plastic Film Recycling

The Borough of Bradley Beach and SC Johnson, an industry-leading manufacturer of household consumer brands, today announced New Jersey's first pilot...


Sep 20, 2019, 10:45 ET Young Living Donates 11,597 Acres to Create a Conservation Easement

Young Living Essential Oils, the world leader in essential oils, today announced the donation of a conservation easement covering 11,597 acres, or 18....


Sep 20, 2019, 00:12 ET Seoul to find ways to reduce fine dusts at subways with global innovators

As the first local government in Korea, the Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that it will hold the "Seoul Global Challenge," an international...


Sep 19, 2019, 20:45 ET Game of Thrones-Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau reist mit dem UNDP zum Amazonas, um die wahren Hintergründe für die Brände zu erforschen

Game of Thrones-Star und UNDP Goodwill Botschafter Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ist gerade von einer Erkundungsreise nach Peru zurückgekehrt, wo er mit der...


Sep 19, 2019, 19:19 ET Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, estrella de Game of Thrones, viaja al Amazonas con el PNUD para investigar los incendios

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, estrella de Game of Thrones y Embajador de buena voluntad del PNUD, acaba de regresar de un viaje de investigación a Peru,...


Sep 19, 2019, 19:08 ET Vesta Included Within The Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Corporación Inmobiliaria Vesta, S.A.B. de C.V. ("VESTA" or the "Company") (BMV: Vesta), one of the leading pure-play industrial real estate companies ...


Sep 19, 2019, 16:54 ET La star du Trône de fer, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, se rend en Amazonie avec le PNUD pour découvrir la face cachée des incendies de forêt

La star du Trône de fer et ambassadeur de bonne volonté du PNUD, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, vient tout juste de rentrer d'un voyage exploratoire au...


Sep 19, 2019, 16:33 ET Neue Untersuchung zeigt Datenlücken in wichtigen politischen Bereichen in allen G20 Ländern auf

eute bekanntgegebene Untersuchungsergebnisse zeigen Datenlücken, die die G20-Staaten daran hindern, wirksame Grundsätze bzw. Gesetzesentwürfe zu...


Sep 19, 2019, 14:42 ET Estrella de Game of Thrones Nikolaj Coster-Waldau va al Amazonas con PNUD para conocer la historia real de los incendios

La estrella de Game of Thrones y Embajador de Buena Voluntad del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) Nikolaj Coster-Waldau...


Sep 19, 2019, 14:33 ET Astro de Game of Thrones, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, na Amazônia com o PNUD para descobrir a verdade por trás dos incêndios

O astro de Game of Thrones e embaixador da boa vontade do PNUD, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, acaba de retornar de uma jornada reveladora ao Peru, onde...


Sep 19, 2019, 13:45 ET Une nouvelle recherche révèle des lacunes dans les données sur les principaux enjeux politiques dans les pays du G20

Une étude publiée aujourd'hui révèle des lacunes dans les données qui pourraient empêcher les pays du G20 de concevoir des politiques efficaces pour...


Sep 19, 2019, 12:07 ET Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau travels to the Amazon with UNDP to discover the real story behind the fires

Game of Thrones star and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Nikolaj Coster-Waldau has just returned from a fact-finding journey to Peru, where he traveled deep ...


Sep 19, 2019, 12:00 ET Advertising, Marketing And Media Industry Leaders Pledge Climate Action On Eve Of Student Climate Strike

In response to the youth global climate movement and the need for urgent action on climate change, CEOs from across the media and marketing industry...


Sep 19, 2019, 11:09 ET Una nueva investigación revela vacíos en los datos en cuestiones políticas clave en los países del G20

La investigación publicada hoy revela vacíos en los datos que podrían estar evitando que países del G20 diseñen políticas efectivas para abordar los...


Sep 19, 2019, 10:39 ET The Economist dedicates its weekly issue to climate change; The Economist Group launches marketing and commercial activities tied to Climate Week

For the first time in its 176-year history, The Economist is dedicating its weekly edition to one subject: climate change. In addition to the cover,...


Sep 19, 2019, 10:00 ET La comunidad de buceo de las Islas de la Bahía lidera el camino hacia la responsabilidad ambiental marina

Líderes de la comunidad de buceo, grupos de conservación y funcionarios gubernamentales se reunieron en Útila y Roatán, Honduras, del 9 al 13 de...


Sep 19, 2019, 10:00 ET ClimaCell Launches Air Quality of Things, Hyper-Accurate Air Quality Forecasts. Partners with Via to Offer New Yorkers Discounts When Travelling to "Clean Air Gems" Across New York City.

Ever wonder about the quality of the air you breathe? Or how air quality might change based on wind, rain, humidity or other weather conditions?...