Air Quality

EarthxEnergy: Finding Sustainable Environmentalism in Shale, Nuclear, and Geothermal Energy Production

This Responsible Energy Acquisition conference invites industry and thought leaders to discuss sustainable solutions for the challenges facing energy production in the United States
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DALLAS, October 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- EarthX and scientific consulting firm Medusa Analytical are hosting a conference highlighting sustainable environmentalism in the energy sector on October 22nd and 23rd at earthx.org. Sessions aim to uncover the connections between environmental stewardship and energy production and acquisition. Speakers will touch on the industry’s most prevalent weaknesses and how they are being addressed technologically, operationally, and legislatively.

Holy Smoke! Air Quality Meteorologist Scott Landes

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With record-setting wildfires blanketing large swaths of the Western United States in smoke, we thought it appropriate to speak to someone who knows a thing or two about wildfire smoke. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to the chief air quality meteorologist for the State of Colorado, Scott Landes, to learn more about the cause of these fires, their harmful effects, and what we can do to protect ourselves.

UPS Infographic | How We’re Responding to Global Megatrends

Here are the principal dynamics shaping how UPS's global logistics network evolves in the future.
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UPS’s global logistics network carries 3 percent of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) on a daily basis. Here are the principal dynamics shaping how that network evolves in the future.

Looking Beyond ESG Integration With the Matthews Asia ESG Fund

Uncovering investment opportunities with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors across the world’s fastest-growing region.
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by Vivek Tanneeru, Portfolio Manager at Matthews Asia 

In Asia, ESG investing encompasses large, transformational changes. It focuses on companies that can potentially deliver profits and growth from improving the quality of life across the region. Within this context, Matthews Asia launched the Matthews Asia ESG Fund more than four years ago. Managed by Vivek Tanneeru, the Fund seeks to capitalize on the growth of the region by investing with an ESG lens.

The Case for Investing in Sustainable Buildings

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by Sam Adams, CEO & Co-Founder, Vert Asset Management 

Why Invest for Sustainability in Real Estate?

Carnival Corporation Launches Website Featuring Advanced Air Quality Systems

New microsite features information, videos, animations, photos and graphics to showcase innovative systems that enable its cruise ships to meet global standards for clean air and water
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MIAMI, August 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced the launch of a new dedicated Advanced Air Quality Systems website that features relevant background information, video

Painting A Blue Sky

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Shipping containers play a major role in global trade, helping companies around the world to move goods securely from A to B. However, until recently, containers manufactured in China were painted using solvent-heavy coatings. This endangered the health of local communities due to the release of high concentrations of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) into the atmosphere. These harmful toxins cause everything from ‘sick building syndrome’ (which literally makes your eyes water), to smog.

PurpleAir Founder Adrian Dybwad

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Northern California’s now infamous Camp Fire was not only the largest, longest, and deadliest wildfire in the state’s history, it also produced record amounts of smoke. Schools closed, there was a run on protective masks, and people were fashioning do-it-yourself air purifiers because there were none left in stores. And it looks like we will only see an acceleration of wildfires in the future. This grim forecast has brought a surge in traffic to websites that monitor air quality like AirNow, Weather Underground, and PurpleAir.

Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Plants Trees for Afforestation Project

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Minera Sociedad Cerro Verde distributed 3,000 trees in the Uchumayo District of Peru between 2017 and 2018 as part of its afforestation project.

Trees are important, as they absorb carbon dioxide, generate oxygen, and improve the quality of the air along with preventing erosion and degradation of the soil. Trees reduce noise pollution by absorbing the sounds of traffic, sirens and construction – their foliage acts as acoustic insulators.

Diverse Communities Help Drive Transportation Electrification Into the Future

SCE and city agencies partner to outline air quality and clean energy goals at a community meeting in Compton.
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Regional transportation as we know it today will be transformed over the next several years as California moves forward to meet its ambitious clean energy goals and improve air quality by 2030.

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