Quantcast Enviro Friendly World News
Enviro Friendly World News By Enviro Friendly World
Enviro Friendly World News March 31, 2015 members login here
Focus Channels
>>   Environment
Scottish Greens to publish manifesto 
BBC - 3/30/2015
The Scottish Green Party's general election manifesto will pledge to tackle poverty and protect public services. On the first day of the official six week campaign, the party will gather in Edinburgh     Add Comment

Green initiative meets resistance 
Nikkei Asian Review - 3/30/2015
SEOUL -- South Korea launched Asia's first nationwide carbon emissions trading scheme in January. It is part of the government's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2020.      The creation     Add Comment

VIETNAM PRESS-El Nino could emerge in summer - Vietnam Economic Times 
Reuters Africa - 3/30/2015
The El Nino weather phenomenon, which often brings drought to Southeast Asia, could emerge this summer, while four to five storms among up to 10 projected to arrive in the East Sea in 2015 will hit Vietnam,     Add Comment

Olympic bid outlook remains bright despite pollution 
CHINAdaily USA - 3/30/2015
Alexander Zhukov (center left), chairman of the International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission, and Guo Jinlong, Party chief of Beijing, greet a primary school student after a wrap-up news conference
Beijing's Olympic bid outlook remains bright despite pollution Asia News Network
Bid outlook remains bright China Daily Asia
all 2 news articles >>    Add Comment

Rudd missteps on green energy blew away wind market 
Australian Financial Review - 3/30/2015
One of the central mysteries of Renewable Energy Target scheme, the final form of which is still the subject of fraught negotiation, is its apparent failure to stimulate the development of large scale     Add Comment

Seed dispersal by ungulates as an ecological filter: a trait-based meta-analysis 
Oikos - 3/30/2015
Plant communities are often dispersal-limited and zoochory can be an efficient mechanism for plants to colonize new patches of potentially suitable habitat. We predicted that seed dispersal by ungulates     Add Comment

Climate Council says southern Australia likely to suffer more severe droughts through  
ABC Online - 3/30/2015
The Australian research body the Climate Council has argued in its latest paper that the probability of drought will increase, and it will become more severe, because of climate change. In its report
Drier and hotter with climate change: Climate Council ABC Online
all 1 news articles >>    Add Comment

[Solar Plant Usage] 'Smart Town' Aims for 30% Green Energy Ratio (1) 
Tech-On! - 3/30/2015
Power supplied from 'Community Solar' during emergencies 2015/03/30 10:32 Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP CleanTech Institute Fujisawa City in Kanagawa Prefecture is known for its sightseeing     Add Comment

India calls for a deal for pre-2020 efforts to tackle climate change 
Economic Times - 3/30/2015
NEW DELHI: India wants a global agreement that will address intensified efforts to tackle climate change between 2015 and 2020 and has questioned the single-minded focus on finalising a global compact
India seeks to cut delay in climate change mitigation efforts; wants global deal  Economic Times
all 1 news articles >>    Add Comment

Government mulls new system for categorising industries by pollution parameters 
Economic Times - 3/30/2015
NEW DELHI: The environment ministry is considering revisiting the system of categorising industries that seek permission to set up and operate units. It has suggested giving higher consideration to air     Add Comment

Ohio Garbage-Hauling Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Violating Environmental Laws 
Waste360 - 3/30/2015
The owner of several Cleveland-area garbage-hauling companies admitted Friday to violating federal environmental laws in the demolition of a building containing asbestos in Cleveland's Glenville neighborhood.     Add Comment

Ohio EPA Seeks Input Related to the Preferred Plan for the Jackson County Landfill 
Waste360 - 3/30/2015
Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing concerning contamination and a remediation plan for the former Jackson County Landfill, located at 1841 Smith Bridge Road, Jackson. The hearing     Add Comment

Prince William County Opens New Recycling Facility at Landfill 
Waste360 - 3/30/2015
For a long time in Prince William County, one of the impediments to recycling was something the ancients learned how to deal with eons ago: rain. County officials thought that potential recyclers were     Add Comment

Legislators, environmentalists gather for launch of Knesset solar rooftop field 
Jerusalem Post - 3/30/2015
Standing at a Knesset rooftop podium with rows of photovoltaic panels behind him, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein recited the Sheheheyanu blessing on Sunday morning, celebrating the official launch of     Add Comment

H. STERLING BURNETT: Pulling the plug on renewable energy 
Washington Times - 3/30/2015
There is never a good time for bad public policy. For few policies is this more evident than renewable energy mandates (REM), variously known as renewable portfolio standards, alternative energy standards     Add Comment

Conservation group looks to create reserve near Miramichi 
CTV News - 3/30/2015
The Nature Conservancy of Canada is looking to create a reserve near Miramichi after some private landowners expressed an interest in selling, but it’s an expensive endeavour. All in all the group     Add Comment

Hong Kong's background radiation levels 'astounding', says former top official 
South China Morning Post - 3/30/2015
"Astounding" levels of background radiation measured in some of the city's poorly ventilated urban areas were almost a third higher than the world average, a former environmental protection official has
City's background radiation levels 'astounding', says former top official South China Morning Post
all 1 news articles >>    Add Comment

Kitty Litter to Blame for Nuclear Waste Leak 
PR Web via Yahoo! - 3/30/2015
If you're trying to stabilize nuclear waste, don't use organic kitty litter. That's the take-away of a 277-page report , just released by the Department of Energy (DOE), on a radioactive leak that occurred     Add Comment

Business groups urge Coalition and Labor to strike deal to cut renewable energy  
Sydney Morning Herald - 3/30/2015
A coalition of business groups has urged the government and opposition to strike a deal on Australia's renewable energy target on the final day before companies will have to start paying their liability
Business groups urge RET deal that would reduce production to 33,500 gigawatt hours Sydney Morning Herald
Business groups urge RET deal that would ... Sydney Morning Herald
all 3 news articles >>    Add Comment

Toxic contamination: Keeping TVs, computers and other electronic waste out of landfills 
TheStar.com.my - 3/30/2015
With an ever-mounting plethora of electronic devices that become obsolete all too fast, e-waste has become a mountainous problem. Some of the most hazardous waste are generated by you and I. Our old     Add Comment
>>   Energy

Already a member? Sign in
Email Address:
Forget your password?

Build a News Circle   |   Get News Briefings   |   Congoo News Home   |   Get the Netpass
About Congoo   |   Terms of Use   |   Privacy Policy   |   Need Help?   |   Site Map
Copyright ©2015 Congoo.com. All Rights Reserved.