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The Paris Effect: How the Paris Agreement is Driving Climate Action

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This past December, representatives from 195 nations gathered in Paris to negotiate an historic agreement to combat climate change and accelerate the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon future. After two weeks of negotiations, the nations unanimously agreed to adopt the international climate pact. On April 22, 2016, nations will again gather, this time at the United Nations headquarters in New York, to formally sign the Paris Agreement.

The world has already seen a significant shift towards stronger climate action, in the ensuing months since the adoption of the Agreement.

B&V Reinforces Alternative Water Supply Expertise in Western U.S.

New position’s focus on water reuse applications will benefit clients in scarcity-challenged areas
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, September 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design and deployment of alternative water supply projects aimed at ensuring water resilience and security, has named Dr. Jeff Neemann as a Client Director based in southern California. Neemann will have primary responsibility for meeting client needs in the greater Los Angeles area and surrounding communities.

A Distributed Generation Future

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Here’s the basic idea: instead of a small number of power plants providing a lot of people and businesses with power, we can instead use a large number of small-scale electricity generators, each providing a small number of local users with power.

Hmmmmmm. Where were we? Ah yes! We were discussing whether my gushing over electric vehicles was excessive, considering that all it would take is a power-outage to leave EVs incapable of recharging. Right, that sounds unpleasant.

A Living Room Chat with Conservative Party MP Michael Chong

“Just Because I’m Conservative Doesn’t Mean I’m Anti-Environment.”
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Supported in part by GreenPAC and MaRS Discovery District

The Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series (TSSS) and GreenPAC are thrilled to announce that on October 13th we will welcome Conservative MP Michael Chong for a living room chat. Michael has been the Conservative MP for Wellington-Halton Hills since 2004 and he is currently running for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Nestlé Waters North America Pushes Regional Collaborative Action as Vital to Global Climate Change Success

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STAMFORD, Conn., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – While the recent International Paris Climate Agreement was groundbreaking in the effort to combat climate change, regional implementation and sharing of experience and results will be the key to success, according to Nelson Switzer, chief sustainability officer of Nestlé Waters North America.

GRI and UN Global Compact partner to shape the future of SDG-reporting

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NEW YORK, September 19, 2016/3BL Media/ - Today, GRI and the United Nations Global Compact will launch SDG Leadership through Reporting, a new initiative to promote and advance corporate reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The two organizations will work together to develop a list of disclosures for tracking business contributions to the SDGs and they will release a publication on SDG-reporting. SDG Leadership through Reporting is one of four new initiatives to be announced by the UN Global Compact.

Ecocentricity Blog: Shake, Rattle and Roll

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The show was covering earthquakes in the continental U.S. state most prone to experience them. Any guesses which state that is? Go right ahead and take a stab at it.

I’ve never sat and watched an entire episode of 60 Minutes. It’s never been a show that’s caught my attention, but I hear good things. I just happen to turn elsewhere for news and information.

Mercedes-Benz Models with Environmental Certificates

Environmental protection from the beginning.
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"We strive to develop products that are highly responsible to the environment in their respective market segments – this is the second Environmental Guideline of the Daimler Group.“

Another Milestone Achieved in Drive for Highest 3rd Party Environmental Certification

CERMAQ CANADA NOW HAS 20% OF ITS FARMS CERTIFIED TO ASC STANDARD
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CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C., August 30, 2016 /3BL Media/– Salmon farming companies in British Columbia continue to put investment in world leading farming practices into action with two more farms achieving the ASC salmon standard.

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