Archive for: December, 2010

Group Demands U.S. Recycle, Not Sink, Old Navy Ships

Group Demands U.S. Recycle, Not Sink, Old Navy Ships

Group Demands U.S. Recycle, Not Sink, Old Navy Ships WASHINGTON, DC, December 14, 2010 (ENS) – At the Pentagon on December 15, U.S. Navy officers will decide how to dispose of the next generation of retired vessels,...

 

Forecasts to Warn of Toxic Algae Along the Texas Coast

Forecasts to Warn of Toxic Algae Along the Texas Coast AUSTIN, Texas, December 14, 2010 (ENS) – From now on, Texas officials and coastal managers will receive early notice of red tides and other toxic algae outbreaks...

 

UK Offers 25% Grants to Buyers of Nine Electric Car Models

UK Offers 25% Grants to Buyers of Nine Electric Car Models LONDON, UK, December 14, 2010 (ENS) – The government drove the UK into the fast lane of the electric and ultra-low emission car circuit today as ministers...

 

Cancun Climate Outcome ‘Consistent With U.S. Objectives’

Cancun Climate Outcome ‘Consistent With U.S. Objectives’

Cancun Climate Outcome ‘Consistent With U.S. Objectives’ WASHINGTON, DC, December 14, 2010 (ENS) – The United States government is pleased with the outcome of the United Nations climate talks in Cancun,...

 

Russian Police Use Force to Break Up Environmental Rally

Russian Police Use Force to Break Up Environmental Rally

Russian Police Use Force to Break Up Environmental Rally KRASNODAR, Russia, December 14, 2010 (ENS) – A peaceful and legal environmental rally in support of the Utrish nature reserve, organized by Environmental Watch...

 

New York Governor Calls Timeout on Fracking for Environmental Review

New York Governor Calls Timeout on Fracking for Environmental Review ALBANY, New York, December 13, 2010 (ENS) – On Saturday, New York Governor David Paterson made New York the first state to place a moratorium on...

 

Ottawa River Contaminated Sediment Removal Complete

Ottawa River Contaminated Sediment Removal Complete TOLEDO, Ohio, December 13, 2010 (ENS) – Federal and Ohio state agencies, the City of Toledo and a consortium of corporations jointly announced today that they...

 

Lizard Proposed for Endangered List, Wolverine, Tortoise Must Wait

Lizard Proposed for Endangered List, Wolverine, Tortoise Must Wait

Lizard Proposed for Endangered List, Wolverine, Tortoise Must Wait WASHINGTON, DC, December 13, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as endangered under...

 

Earth’s Largest Lakes Are Heating Up

Earth’s Largest Lakes Are Heating Up

Earth’s Largest Lakes Are Heating Up PASADENA, California, December 13, 2010 (ENS) – Earth’s largest lakes have been warming during the past 25 years in response to climate change, according to the first...

 

Peruvian NGO Buys Private Lands for National Conservation

Peruvian NGO Buys Private Lands for National Conservation

Peruvian NGO Buys Private Lands for National Conservation IQUITOS, Peru, December 10, 2010 (ENS) – In a first for Peru, conservationists have purchased privately owned lands within a national protected area and...

 

Cancun Climate Deal Puts UN Process Back on Track

Cancun Climate Deal Puts UN Process Back on Track

Cancun Climate Deal Puts UN Process Back on Track CANCUN, Mexico, December 11, 2010 (ENS) – The United Nations climate change conference in Cancun wrapped up two weeks of negotiations at dawn this morning with agreement...

 

Court Allows EPA’s Regulation of Greenhouse Gases to Proceed

Court Allows EPA’s Regulation of Greenhouse Gases to Proceed WASHINGTON, DC, December 10, 2010 (ENS) – A federal appeals court today rejected a motion by several industry groups and states opposed to climate...

 

Kyoto Protocol Splits Nations at Tense Cancun Climate Talks

Kyoto Protocol Splits Nations at Tense Cancun Climate Talks

Kyoto Protocol Splits Nations at Tense Cancun Climate Talks CANCUN, Mexico, December 10, 2010 (ENS) – The ultimate goal is clear to everyone on the final day of the UN climate talks in Cancun – a single legally-binding...

 

Michigan Starts Utility-Scale Wind Turbine Manufacturing

Michigan Sets Wind Turbine Manufacturing in Motion LANSING, Michigan, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – Michigan is reshaping its economy from reliance on automotive manufacturing based on fossil-fuels to greater reliance on...

 

Bluefin Tuna Boycott Popular, Australia Protects Southern Bluefin

Bluefin Tuna Boycott Popular, Australia Protects Southern Bluefin

Bluefin Tuna Boycott Popular, Australia Protects Southern Bluefin SAN FRANCISCO, California, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – Just 10 days after the Center for Biological Diversity called for a boycott of bluefin tuna in sushi...

 

California’s Santa Susanna Field Lab Cleanup to Be Rigorous

California’s Santa Susanna Field Lab Cleanup to Be Rigorous SACRAMENTO, California, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – Low-level radiation and toxic chemical contamination at a former rocket engine test and nuclear research...

 

EPA Heeds Industry Protests, Seeks Time to Rewrite Boiler Rules

EPA Heeds Industry Protests, Seeks Time to Rewrite Boiler Rules

EPA Heeds Industry Protests, Seeks Time to Rewrite Boiler Rules WASHINGTON, DC, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – The U.S. EPA is seeking an extension in its court-ordered schedule for issuing rules that would reduce air pollution...

 

Zero Emissions Racers Arrive at UN Climate Conference

Zero Emissions Racers Arrive at UN Climate Conference

Zero Emissions Racers Arrive at UN Climate Conference CANCUN, Mexico, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – Three travel-weary teams driving three world-famous electric vehicles have arrived at the UN climate change conference...

 

China Threatens Deliberate Release of Potent Greenhouse Gas

China Threatens Deliberate Release of Potent Greenhouse Gas

China Threatens Deliberate Release of Potent Greenhouse Gas LONDON, UK, December 9, 2010 (ENS) – China has answered efforts to ban credits from industrial gas projects in the European carbon market by threatening to...

 

Cancun High-Level Talks Heat Up Over Climate Financing

Cancun High-Level Talks Heat Up Over Climate Financing

Cancun High-Level Talks Heat Up Over Climate Financing CANCUN, Mexico, December 8, 2010 (ENS) – Committing funds to climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in developing countries will lead to a safer,...

 
 
 
 

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