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Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada to co-present major exhibitions detailing the impact of humans on Earth
Art Gallery of Ontario and National Gallery of Canada to co-present major exhibitions detailing the impact of humans on Earth
11/17/2017 1:24:19 PM
Next fall, the  Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)  and the  Canadian Photography Institute (CPI)  of the  National Gallery of Canada (NGC)  will co-present  Anthropocene, a major new contemporary art exhibition that tells the story of human impact on the Earth through film, photography, and new experiential technologies.
TROPICOL: understanding the impacts on biodiversity facing major natural climatic cycles
TROPICOL: understanding the impacts on biodiversity facing major natural climatic cycles
11/17/2017 1:14:08 PM
A 3.6km-wide crater: a unique opportunity to study climate over the past 800,000 years! We can go back hundreds of thousands of years in the Earth’s history by looking at  ice cores and marine sediment.
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
COP23 puts a strong focus on ambition, even as countries defer immediate action
11/17/2017 11:05:41 AM
As the UN climate talks end later today, WWF recognizes the progress made on laying the groundwork for increasing climate ambition up to 2020 and beyond, but notes that 2018 will be key for countries to clearly signal their intention to step up and enhance their climate plans.
Multiple Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Texas Hotel
Multiple Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Linked to Texas Hotel
11/17/2017 10:36:11 AM
In October, the Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) announced it had received reports of multiple confirmed cases of a respiratory illness known as Legionnaires’ disease.
Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.
Ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s appearance at the UN climate talks, 14 Greenpeace Germany activists protested on a coal freighter on the Rhine River calling for a coal phase-out in Germany.
11/17/2017 10:12:03 AM
The activists laid out a banner reading “Merkel’s Dirty Secret: Coal” as it passed by the UN climate conference being held in Bonn. The ship supplies German coal-fired power plants with several thousand tons of imported hard coal shipped from Rotterdam harbour, Germany’s largest supplier of imported coal.
Papros Develops Unique Method to Securely Authenticate Suppliers in Responses for Dropbox File Request Supply Chain Integration
Papros Develops Unique Method to Securely Authenticate Suppliers in Responses for Dropbox File Request Supply Chain Integration
11/17/2017 10:01:20 AM
Green leader Papros Inc, announced that it has brought the ubiquitous power of Dropbox’s File Request to use in supply chain data gathering by integrating Dropbox’s File Request with a unique method of verifying supplier submissions.
Blue Star Recyclers Launches Colorado Gives Campaign to Celebrate America Recycles Day
Blue Star Recyclers Launches Colorado Gives Campaign to Celebrate America Recycles Day
11/16/2017 2:14:16 PM
Blue Star Recyclers celebrated America Recycles Day (https://americarecyclesday.org/) by holding recycling events in Colorado and launching its annual fundraising campaign through Colorado Gives (https://www.coloradogives.org/BlueStarRecyclers/overview).        As a nonprofit social enterprise that creates jobs for people on the autism spectrum and other disabilities, Blue …
Hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050
Hydrogen could contribute to 20% of CO2 emissions reduction targets by 2050
11/16/2017 10:26:23 AM
As global leaders gathered at COP 23 in Bonn, 18 key leaders in their industry verticals, united in the Hydrogen Council coalition, came together to launch first ever globally quantified vision of the role of hydrogen, developed with support from McKinsey.
New Jersey Mold, IAQ and Environmental Testing Laboratory Offers Free Full Day Mold, IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop
New Jersey Mold, IAQ and Environmental Testing Laboratory Offers Free Full Day Mold, IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop
11/15/2017 3:56:48 PM
Professionals involved with indoor air quality (IAQ) issues are invited to take part in EMSL Analytical, Inc.’s FREE Mold, IAQ and Industrial Hygiene Sampling Workshop on Thursday, January 11th in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.
Oman Botanic Garden designs revealed
Oman Botanic Garden designs revealed
11/15/2017 1:01:42 PM
Covering over 420 hectares, the Oman Botanic Garden will be one of the largest in the world. Arup, Grimshaw and Haley Sharpe Design (hsd) have together delivered the engineering, landscaping, architecture and interpretive designs for the largest botanic garden in the Arabian Peninsula.  With guidance from His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the garden will …
New EMNID Poll: 3 out of 4 Germans support a coal phaseout
New EMNID Poll: 3 out of 4 Germans support a coal phaseout
11/15/2017 12:34:40 PM
An EMNID poll, commissioned by the global civic movement Avaaz, shows strong support for a German coal phaseout across all party preferences. More than 76% of Germans want a gradual coal phaseout in order to hit the German climate targets.
Manufacturer Faces OSHA Fine for Worker Exposures to Hexavalent Chromium
Manufacturer Faces OSHA Fine for Worker Exposures to Hexavalent Chromium
11/15/2017 9:50:07 AM
In August, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that a Wisconsin manufacturer of piping products had been cited for a number of serious health and safety violations.
Intel and Parley SnotBot Use Game-Changing Artificial Intelligence and Drones to Advance Whale Research
Intel and Parley SnotBot Use Game-Changing Artificial Intelligence and Drones to Advance Whale Research
11/15/2017 9:37:29 AM
As part of a  collaboration  to protect the world’s oceans, Intel, Parley for the Oceans and the marine experts of Parley SnotBot recently completed an expedition in Alaska, where they successfully deployed advanced drone technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning tools to collect biological samples from whales and analyze data in real time. With the most …
IEA’s energy outlook on renewables “absurdly pessimistic” - Greenpeace
IEA’s energy outlook on renewables “absurdly pessimistic” - Greenpeace
11/15/2017 9:27:28 AM
The report does highlight, however, how a shift to clean energy and stronger air pollution regulation could prevent a staggering 1.6 million deaths per year from outdoor air pollution by 2040, while continued dependence on fossil fuels would see premature deaths from outdoor air pollution rise from 3 million today to more than 4 million in 2040 worldwide.
EMLab P&K Enhances LabServe® Mobile App with Digital Chain of Custody for iPhone and iPad
EMLab P&K Enhances LabServe® Mobile App with Digital Chain of Custody for iPhone and iPad
11/15/2017 6:00:00 AM
EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces its newest release of the LabServe® Mobile app on iPhone and iPad devices.
California Residents Learn About Indoor Sewer Gas Exposure Hazards and Testing Solutions
California Residents Learn About Indoor Sewer Gas Exposure Hazards and Testing Solutions
11/14/2017 2:34:15 PM
At one time or another most people have walked into a home or building and recognized the unpleasant odors associated with sewer gas. Exposure to sewer gas is a concern due to its offensive odor, health effects associated with breathing toxic gases and potential asphyxiation concerns in extreme circumstances.
Study Links Childhood Exposures to Lead and Student Behavior Issues
Study Links Childhood Exposures to Lead and Student Behavior Issues
11/14/2017 1:28:53 PM
The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) published a working paper earlier this year that has shed new light on the impact lead exposures can have on children.
Xerox 2017 Global Citizenship Report Showcases Early Achievement of Key Corporate Sustainability Goals
Xerox 2017 Global Citizenship Report Showcases Early Achievement of Key Corporate Sustainability Goals
11/14/2017 10:17:17 AM
NORWALK, Conn.  —   Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has achieved several of its corporate “2020” sustainability goals for energy, Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, water use and Days-Away-From-Work rates across operations globally and is on track to meet most of the remaining goals.
Elementary School Students and Teachers Moved Due to Mold Contamination
Elementary School Students and Teachers Moved Due to Mold Contamination
11/14/2017 10:13:02 AM
In October, the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia broadcasted a story about the temporary closure of an elementary school in New Jersey. The school will reportedly be closed for months to allow for mold removal.
ING Bank on the hook for not reporting climate pollution
ING Bank on the hook for not reporting climate pollution
11/14/2017 10:08:37 AM
Today, a climate complaint against ING filed by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam, BankTrack and Milieudefensie for violating OECD guidelines, was accepted by a Dutch representative of the OECD.