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Urgent UK action needed now to avoid increasing costs and impacts of climate change,  
Bloomberg - 9 Hours ago
Reacting to the Climate Change Committees call for early action in the new Parliament to keep the UKs emissions reductions on track and to adapt to climate change, Friends of the Earths senior climate     Add Comment

Renewable Energy By Any Other Name Doesn't Smell As Sweet 
Forbes.com - 9 Hours ago
My local electric utility here in Washington State just raised my base electricity price  and are having to buy renewable energy credits because they are required to supply 9% of our electricity from     Add Comment

Spotlight: Cooperation with EU highlights China's responsible role in addressing  
People.com.cn - 8 Hours ago
Premier Li Keqiang delivers a speech about climate change in a meeting in China. (Chinannews/Liu Zhen) BRUSSELS, June 30 -- China and the European Union (EU) issued a joint statement on climate change     Add Comment

BRIEF-Gemdale plans to acquire stakes in a Shenzhen real estate firm for 425 mln  
Reuters - 8 Hours ago
June 30 * Says board agrees to acquire 85 percent stakes in a Shenzhen real estate firm for 425 million yuan ($68.55 million) Source text in Chinese: bit.ly/1LSjugk Further company coverage: ($1 =
BRIEF-Grandblue Environment plans acquisition for 126.75 mln yuan Yahoo! Finance
BRIEF-Zhong Zhu's unit plans to acquire property firm for 155.1 mln yuan Reuters
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DaVita HealthCare Partners Recognized as a Top Green Company in U.S. by Newsweek 
Bloomberg - 9 Hours ago
/PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, today announced that the company was recognized by Newsweek Green
DAVITA HEALTHCARE PARTNERS : Recognized as a Top Green Company in U.S. by Newsweek 4 Traders
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Greenpeace protests Spain’s incoming “gag law” next to Congress 
El País - 9 Hours ago
Greenpeace unfurls banner against Spain’s new “gag law” next to Congress Environmental group says incoming Citizen Safety Law penalizes peaceful protests Greenpeace activists climbed atop a construction     Add Comment

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Cut Water, Energy & Emissions 
CNBC - 10 Hours ago
From Front-Line Associates to General Managers, Starwood Properties are Reducing their Environmental Footprint While Saving Money and Enhancing the Guest Experience STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Cut Water, Energy & Emissions Business Wire Yahoo! Finance
STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE : & Resorts Cut Water, Energy & Emissions 4 Traders
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Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Special Envoy Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Global "Climate  
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
PR Newswire PARIS, June 30, 2015 PARIS For the first time in more than 20 years of UN negotiations, a new international agreement on the climate may be achieved that will be applicable to all countries,     Add Comment

China, EU pledge closer cooperation on climate change 
CHINAdaily Europe - 9 Hours ago
China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to enhance cooperation in the uphill battle against global climate change. The move came as a joint statement on climate change was issued after visiting
China, EU pledge closer co-op on climate change Xinhua News Agency
1st LD Writethru: China, EU pledge closer cooperation on climate change Individual.com
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Adidas and Parley for the Oceans showcase sustainability innovation at UN climate  
Bloomberg - 10 Hours ago
Yesterday, adidas celebrated its recently announced partnership with Parley for the Oceans in the unique surroundings of the United Nations headquarters and showcased an innovative footwear concept born     Add Comment

Regulations threaten greenhouse industry, growers say [New Haven Register, Conn.] 
Bloomberg - 17 Hours ago
June 30--CHESHIRE -- Ten members of the state's greenhouse industry met Monday with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., to discuss their concerns about the industry's future. Greenhouse growers represent     Add Comment

Supreme Court won't hear appeal over Gulf oil spill (+video) 
Christian Science Monitor - 18 Hours ago
Supreme Court justices let stand Monday a lower court ruling that said energy giants BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. could not avoid federal fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill by blaming another     Add Comment

Supreme Court blocks EPA's air pollution rules for power plants 
Los Angeles Times - 18 Hours ago
The Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Obama administration's environmental plans, deciding that efforts to sharply limit hazardous power plant emissions must also consider their costs. In a 5-4 decision     Add Comment

Supreme Court rules on lethal injection, clean air regulations 
USA Today - 18 Hours ago
On the final day for the Supreme Court's decisions, the justices weighed in on three important cases involving lethal injections, clean air and fair elections.    Add Comment

Climate change action needed, MPs say 
BBC - 19 Hours ago
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impact of climate change, a group of MPs has said. Ministers should focus on the future risks of heatwaves and flooding, says the climate change committee.     Add Comment

SPOTLIGHT ON AFRICA: Transition to green energy in Africa 
Radio France Internationale - 8 Hours ago
Amogdoul wind farm in Essaouira, Morocco. Wikimedia Commons World leaders are gearing up for this month's development finance conference in Ethiopia, which comes less than six months before     Add Comment

Water Utilities Don't See Climate Change As Priority 
Water Online - 8 Hours ago
By Sara Jerome @sarmje Facing short-term challenges including an infrastructure crisis and revenue pressures, water utilities are not prioritizing climate change as a major concern. When executives     Add Comment

The influence of prison climate on the mental health of adult prisoners: a literature  
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing - 9 Hours ago
Accessible summary Little is known about how the prison environment may impact upon the mental health of adult prisoners. This paper highlights that prisoners perceive that the prison environment has     Add Comment

Islanders show support for renewable energy 
ITV.com - 9 Hours ago
Nearly 90% of islanders in Guernsey want the island to develop renewable energy. That's according to a study by the University of Exeter which found 89% of people support generating electricity locally,     Add Comment

Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near The Chernobyl Plant 
Radio Free Europe - 10 Hours ago
Firefighters have been trying to contain a raging forest fire that started on the evening of June 29 in the exclusion zone near the destroyed Chornobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. About 120 firefighters     Add Comment
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