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‘Airpocalypse’ in Beijing: The Days with ‘Hazardous’ Air Quality

Beijing, with a population of over 20 million, has suffered from hazardous air pollution since last January, which has threatened the people greatly since the pollutants can cause fatal health problems. On January 12, the air quality monitor run by… Continue Reading →

New Green Transportation Initiative

New York, U.S.A. — In an effort to reduce vehicle air pollution, Duane Reade, in partnership with Mission Electric, is turning to New Yorkers to determine which of its stores should be served solely by electric trucks. New Yorkers can vote… Continue Reading →

America Recycles Day 2012 Announces Open Registration

Washington, U.S.A. — Online registration is now open for Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day (ARD), the one day to educate and motivate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and for our environmental well-being. Recognized annually on November… Continue Reading →

Consumer Electronics Innovations Honor Given to New LED Bulb

Lighting Science Group, one of the world’s leading LED lighting manufacturers, has announced that its new low cost World Bulb — an omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb — has been selected as a 2012 International CES Innovations Design and… Continue Reading →

Company Pioneers Renewable Natural Gas in Hawaii

The Gas Company (TGC), Hawaii’s clean gas energy provider, is now producing renewable natural gas (RNG) for Hawaii. The Gas Company is transforming non-food-grade oils and fats into clean, reliable gas and biofuels at its renewable natural gas pilot plant… Continue Reading →

100,000 Tons of Toxic Chemicals Pollute Texas

Washington, U.S.A. — “Accidents” and other non-routine events at Texas oil and gas facilities, refineries and petrochemical plants released almost 100,000 tons of pollution from 2009-2011, according to a new report from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) based on data… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Palm Oil Registered Unprecedented Growth in 2011

Multi stakeholder initiative, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) reported unprecedented growth for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) in the year 2011 as accounted for in its inaugural qualitative review entitled “2011 RSPO CSPO Growth Interpretation Narrative” (2011 GIN)…. Continue Reading →

Ecuadorian Farmer Communities Seek Chevron’s Accountability

New York, U.S.A. — Karen Hinton, the spokesperson for the Ecuadorian indigenous and farmer communities who won a historic environmental judgment against Chevron in 2011, released the following statement in response to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan’s ruling, denying Chevron’s summary… Continue Reading →

Verizon Joins Earth Hour to Raise Awareness of Sustainable Business

Verizon employees across the globe will join millions of people in more than 128 countries and territories to support Earth Hour on Saturday (March 31). From 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time, millions of square feet in more than 600 company locations… Continue Reading →

New, More Efficient Wind Turbine Patent Released

Annapolis, U.S.A. — Clean Wind Energy Tower, Inc. announced on July 23 the publishing of its patent titled Efficient Energy Conversion Devices & Methods by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent covers specific aspects of deploying multiple… Continue Reading →

Tsunami Shelter Developer to Create Needed “Inland Life Boat”

Brahman Industries announced it has received seed funding of up to $125,000 from Estabrook Ventures, a Waltham, Massachusetts venture fund. Brahman is developing an innovative tsunami and flood shelter system that promises to revolutionize how governments and industries address these natural threats. The proceeds… Continue Reading →

€˜Green′ Mercedes S400 Introduced by L.A.’s Top Limousine Service

The Mercedes S400 hybrid proves you don’t have to sacrifice an iota of luxury to reduce your carbon footprint. The €˜S′ in the Mercedes S-Class series stands for sonderklasse, German for “special class” €“ a truly apt nomenclature for a… Continue Reading →

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