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Smog shrouds China's Harbin
SINA - 7 Hours ago
SINA English is the English-language destination for news and information about China. Find general information on life, culture and travel in China through our news and special reports or find business
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Olympics bid fuels drive for clean air
CHINAdaily Africa - 8 Hours ago
For Nick Ward, a snow-boarding enthusiast from the United States who lives in Beijing, the only issue holding back his skiing passion in the Chinese capital is the heavy haze that sometimes shrouds North
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U.K. Green Bank Spurs 5 Billion Pounds for Renewables
BusinessWeek - 8 Hours ago
The U.K. Green Investment Bank mobilized 5 billion pounds ($8 billion) of total spending on carbon-cutting technology in the two years since starting up. The Green Investment Bank has invested about
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Obama on Global Warming: Where Does President Stand?
NewsMax.com - 6 Hours ago
President Barack Obama has long sided with scientists who believe in the increasing dangers of global warming, and continues to push the United States toward action, even amid staunch political resistance
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E-waste recycling event Saturday in Ruidoso Downs
RuidosoSearch.com - 7 Hours ago
Boxes full of obsolete electronics can be safely and efficiently discarded Saturday at All American Park in Ruidoso Downs between 9 a.m. and noon. "People have closets full of this stuff," said Jim Miller,
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Panel reviewing green laws gets one-month extension
Economic Times - 7 Hours ago
NEW DELHI: A high level committee, which has been reviewing green laws to suggest appropriate amendments to bring them in sync with the government's development goals, has got another month to finalize
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Researchers transform toxic waste into green energy
Ethanol Producer Magazine.com - 7 Hours ago
How can a struggling industry like pulp and paper in Canada be revived? According to Damien Biot-Pelletier, a Concordia doctoral candidate in biology, the answer lies in synthetic biology. “One of the
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The ministers of Central African countries are taking a decisive step toward the
MENAFN - 7 Hours ago
The ministers of Central African countries are taking a decisive step toward the creation of a green economy with a focus on the timber industry
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Norway to give 50 mln USD to develop renewable energy in Africa
Xinhua News Agency - 8 Hours ago
OSLO, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende on Thursday announced 300 million kroner (50 million U.S. dollars) to support renewable energy development in sub-Sahara Africa. The
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Troubled waters - new developments in oil spill cleanup technology
Offshore Technology - 6 Hours ago
31 October 2014 We round up the most innovative oil spill recovery technologies including a chemically modified nanocellulose sponge from Switzerland’s Empa, new research into bacteria from
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Boston Mayor: City Made Significant Strides in Preparing for Climate Change
Insurance Journal - 7 Hours ago
Boston has made significant strides in preparing for major natural disasters, rising sea levels and other impacts to the ever-changing climate, Mayor Martin Walsh said on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm
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APEC cuts in industrial production to limit smog in China
Xinhua News Agency - 7 Hours ago
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Are our brains wired to ignore climate change?
ABC Online - 7 Hours ago
:38 AM by Most of us recognize that climate change is real but what are we doing to stop it? Well, let's face it, not that much really. Could it be that there is some sort of psychological mechanism
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Regulator Takes Focus on Climate Change Preparedness
Insurance Journal - 8 Hours ago
With a calm demeanor and in a somewhat scientific tone he doesn’t mind using while explaining his stance on something, Mike Kreidler stood by his decision to call out the insurance industry and the rest
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Open-field trials of GM corn in Pune draws controversy
Economic Times - 8 Hours ago
PUNE: The Coalition for a GM-free India, a group of about 400 organisations, has sought an explanation from the Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV) why it is conducting controversial openfield trials
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Yisrael Beytenu revives bill to limit muezzin’s call to prayer by labeling it noise
Jerusalem Post - 8 Hours ago
A bill that would consider the Muslim call to prayer played loudly in public to be noise pollution is back on the agenda, after Yisrael Beytenu faction chairman Robert Ilatov submitted it this week.
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Regulator Takes Strong Focus on Climate Change Preparedness
Insurance Journal - 8 Hours ago
With a calm demeanor and in a somewhat scientific tone he doesn’t mind using while explaining his stance on something, Mike Kreidler stood by his decision to call out the insurance industry and the rest
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Christensen accuses 'greenies' of Abbot Pt hypocrisy
Gladstone Observer - 8 Hours ago
EXTREME Greens had been stranded on "Hypocrite Reef" after the fast-tracking of the Abbot Point port expansion project, Federal Dawson MP George Christensen said. "The Greens wanted on-shore disposal,
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Climate change on G20 agenda
The Land Australia - 6 Hours ago
THE Abbott government has reluctantly agreed to discuss climate change at the G20 summit in Brisbane, but the G20 group will not make any new commitments to act on emissions. According to a draft communiqué
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China gets tough to combat pollution
China.org.cn - 7 Hours ago
China's top economic planner announced tough measures on Thursday to tackle air pollution by limiting vehicle emissions in an attempt to ease the national problem. Measures ranging from adopting new
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Smog causes lung cancer: lawmaker
Ecns.cn - 8 Hours ago
A senior lawmaker on Thursday warned of increasing mortality of lung cancer caused by air pollution. Of all cancers, lung cancer mortality rate has increased the fastest in recent years, said lawmaker
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Recreational water quality monitoring starts in Hawke’s Bay (Fuseworks)
Yahoo!Xtra - 7 Hours ago
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s recreational water quality monitoring programme kicks off on Monday 3 November. This programme monitors popular bathing sites at the region’s beaches, rivers and estuaries
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ClassNK looks at establishing marine renewable energy testing facility
Sea Ship News - 6 Hours ago
Singapore: Japanese classification society ClassNK is launching a feasibility study for a new marine renewable energy testing facility to be built in Singapore. The announcement was made at the 2014 Asian
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County solid waste department recognized for recycling efforts
Ein News - 6 Hours ago
Oct 30, 2014 - 14:27 GMT In order to highlight the work the Bartow County Solid Waste Department has done to further local recycling, Keep Bartow Beautiful treated the department’s employees to a catered
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Trash Talk: 70% EU Recycling Target
Ein News - 6 Hours ago
Oct 30, 2014 - 16:37 GMT The European Commission has adopted proposals to turn Europe into a more circular economy. It hopes to boost the recycling of municipal solid waste to 70% by 2030 and ban the
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