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08:05 ET First Ever Climate-Resilient Nation: Dominica Amazes World With Formidable Eco-Conscious Economic Model and Inspiring Survival Stories After Hurricane Maria

Affectionately called the 'Nature Isle of the Caribbean', the Commonwealth of Dominica leaves a lasting impression on those who visit it, conquering...


Nov 21, 2019, 11:52 ET Experts Address Opportunities To Boost Climate Resilience, Celebrate Successes And Discuss Lessons Learned

Government and business leaders joined scientific and environmental experts yesterday to discuss the impact of climate change on the natural...


Nov 21, 2019, 08:03 ET National Geographic: Dominica ist auf dem besten Weg, die erste klimaresistente Nation der Welt zu werden

Das Commonwealth von Dominica macht wieder Schlagzeilen für seine herausragenden Schritte gegen den Klimawandel. Diesmal lobte National Geographic...


Nov 21, 2019, 07:57 ET National Geographic : la Dominique est en passe de devenir la première nation au monde résiliente face au changement climatique

Le Commonwealth de Dominique fait de nouveau parler de lui en raison de ses avancées remarquables face au changement climatique. Cette fois, le...


Nov 21, 2019, 05:33 ET National Geographic: Dominica va camino de convertirse en la primera nación mundial resistente al clima

La Commonwealth de Dominica vuelve a ocupar los titulares gracias a sus impresionantes pasos para hacer frente al cambio climático. Esta vez,...


Nov 20, 2019, 15:00 ET Ygrene Completes $315 Million Securitization Of PACE Assets

Ygrene, the nation's leading Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) provider, today announced the completion of a $315 million securitization...


Nov 19, 2019, 10:30 ET National Disaster Resilience Conference Begins Tomorrow in Clearwater

The 2019 National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC19) opens tomorrow in Clearwater Beach, FL, bringing together representatives from public,...


Nov 19, 2019, 08:00 ET New website officialfireclaims.com and 888-909-0100 phone number opened to help NorCal wildfire victims file loss claims to PG&E Bankruptcy Court

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, has extended the deadline to file claims for losses or damages arising from fires that...


Nov 19, 2019, 07:03 ET The Orangutan Project Races to Meet Urgent Need of Displaced, Injured Orangutans in the Wake of Indonesia's Fire Crisis

The Orangutan Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to orangutan conservation and welfare, seeks to raise $500,000 by Dec. 31 to equip...


Nov 14, 2019, 12:37 ET Following Category 5 Hurricanes, Squaremouth Reports Increase in Travel to Caribbean Islands

Each year, travel insurance company, Squaremouth, insures thousands of travelers as they head to the Caribbean. While more travelers than ever are...


Nov 13, 2019, 08:41 ET Losing a Home in a Wildfire Is Devastating; Website Offers Volunteers a Way to Assist

The Out of the Ashes volunteer group, comprised of those who lost their homes in the 2003 Cedar Fire, has launched a website to provide...


Nov 12, 2019, 16:53 ET 2019 State of the Beach Report Reveals that Majority of Coastal States Are Not Prepared for Climate Change Impacts

The Surfrider Foundation, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of the world's ocean, waves and beaches, today announced the...


Nov 12, 2019, 12:10 ET Hope Town United Secures Funding to Rebuild Elbow Cay's Primary School and Medical Clinic in Wake of Hurricane Dorian Destruction

Today, Hope Town United (HTU), a community-led non-profit leading recovery efforts on Elbow Cay, announced major gifts for the community's first two...


Nov 11, 2019, 13:15 ET TXU Energy Donates 300 Trees to Support City of Dallas' Storm Recovery

Making good on a promise to help replace trees lost in spring storms, TXU Energy donated 300 trees to the City of Dallas and hosted a volunteer tree...


Nov 06, 2019, 11:05 ET ResponDrone to Hold a Design Thinking Workshop for First Responders in Thessaloniki

The international ResponDrone Project, which is developing a situational awareness system for emergency situations, and provides critical information ...


Nov 06, 2019, 09:30 ET Exigent partners with the Schulich School of Business to develop an AI-powered platform that evaluates the business impact of natural disaster management

Exigent, a leading technology provider and data-driven consulting organization, and the Schulich School of Business at York University have announced ...


Nov 06, 2019, 02:56 ET Mainstream Renewable Power fecha acordo de financiamento de energia eólica e solar de US$ 580 milhões no Chile

A empresa global de desenvolvimento de energia eólica e solar, Mainstream Renewable Power ("Mainstream" ou "a empresa"), chegou ao fechamento...


Nov 06, 2019, 02:55 ET Mainstream Renewable Power conclut un accord de financement de 580 millions de dollars américains pour un projet d'énergie éolienne et solaire au Chili

La société mondiale de développement éolien et solaire, Mainstream Renewable Power (« Mainstream » ou « La Société »), a clos la première phase de...


Nov 06, 2019, 02:52 ET Mainstream Renewable Power cierra un acuerdo de financiación de energía eólica y solar en Chile

La compañía de desarrollo eólico y solar global, Mainstream Renewable Power ("Mainstream" o "la Compañía"), ha alcanzado un acuerdo financiero para...


Nov 06, 2019, 02:46 ET Mainstream Renewable Power firma acuerdo para financiamiento de proyectos eólicos y solares por valor de USD$580 en Chile

Mainstream Renewable Power ("Mainstream" o "la empresa"), una empresa global de desarrollo eólico y solar, ha llegado a un acuerdo financiero para la ...


Nov 06, 2019, 02:40 ET Mainstream Renewable Power schließt ein Wind- und Solarfinanzierungsgeschäft in Chile über 580 Mio. US-Dollar ab

Das globale Wind- und Solarentwicklungsunternehmen Mainstream Renewable Power („Mainstream" oder „das Unternehmen") hat die Finanzierung für die...


Nov 05, 2019, 14:50 ET I.I.I.: Reducing U.S.'s Wildfire Risks Will Require Concerted Action

Nearly a year after the deadliest and costliest wildfire in U.S. history, insurers and the customers they cover are revisiting how to reduce their...


Nov 05, 2019, 09:00 ET Amidst Raging California Wildfires, LaderaTech Offers Groundbreaking Product to Prevent Utility and Roadside Fires from Starting

In the midst of wildfire season across California, LaderaTech has accelerated commercial sales of its FORTIFY™ product, the only known long-term fire ...


Nov 04, 2019, 12:54 ET California, Oregon, Washington Unveil Enhanced Website To Help Tourists Navigate Regions Affected By Wildfires

State tourism organizations in California, Oregon and Washington today announced an enhanced website to help travelers stay safe and maximize their...


Nov 01, 2019, 22:13 ET Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey® Bourbon Team Up With Operation BBQ Relief to Prepare Meals for Los Angeles First Responders

Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey® have teamed up with disaster relief organization Operation BBQ Relief to give thanks to first responders...