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Ozone Layer Slowly Healing Thanks to Montreal Protocol

Ozone Layer Slowly Healing Thanks to Montreal Protocol

  QUITO, Ecuador, November 5, 2018 (ENS) – Actions taken by countries under the Montreal Protocol have led to the start of recovery for the stratospheric ozone layer and the healing of the ozone hole at Earth’s south pole, finds...

 

Healthcare, Economy, Not Climate, Top U.S. Voters’ Concerns

Healthcare, Economy, Not Climate, Top U.S. Voters’ Concerns

  WASHINGTON, DC, November 2, 2018 (ENS) – Healthcare, the economy and immigration top the list of issues that voters consider important to their vote for Congress this year, according to Frank Newport, editor-in-chief of the Gallup...

 

Majority Across USA Say Third Party Is Needed

Majority Across USA Say Third Party Is Needed

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 28, 2018 (ENS) – There is a need for a third, major political party, say a majority of Americans, 57 percent, while 38 percent believe the current two party system does an adequate job of representing the...

 

Roundup for Breakfast: Weed Killer in Popular Cereals

Roundup for Breakfast: Weed Killer in Popular Cereals

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 25, 2018 (ENS) – A second round of tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group, EWG, has found glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, in every sample of popular oat-based...

 

China Will Launch Artificial Moon to Light City Streets

China Will Launch Artificial Moon to Light City Streets

  CHENGDU, China, October 22, 2018 (ENS) – China is preparing to launch the world’s first artificial moon to increase light on city streets at night. By 2020, China plans to place an illumination satellite that will act an artificial...

 

Trump Plans to Export Fossil Fuels From Military Bases

Trump Plans to Export Fossil Fuels From Military Bases

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2018 (ENS) – Blurring the line between the public and private sectors, the Trump administration is pondering the use of West Coast military bases to ship U.S. fossil fuels to Asia under the guise of strengthening...

 

European Clean Energy Innovators to Get €100 Million

European Clean Energy Innovators to Get €100 Million

  BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 19, 2018 (ENS) – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knows that €100 million can fund a lot of climate-friendly, clean energy research by European innovators, so as founding chairman of a new investment...

 

Contaminated Salads Recalled From Health Food Stores

Contaminated Salads Recalled From Health Food Stores

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2018 (ENS) – GHSW, LLC, a Houston, Texas establishment, is recalling nearly two tons of ready-to-eat salad with chicken that contain a corn ingredient that may be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria,...

 

Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises, Many Still Missing

Hurricane Michael Death Toll Rises, Many Still Missing

  TALLAHASSEE, Florida, October 18, 2018 (ENS) – At least 50 deaths have been blamed on Hurricane Michael, the most powerful storm ever to strike the Florida Panhandle, including 35 in the United States and 15 in Central America. In...

 

Gore Promotes Congressional Candidate, Penguin ‘Earth’

Gore Promotes Congressional Candidate, Penguin ‘Earth’

  WASHINGTON, DC, October 10, 2018 (ENS) – Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore seldom exercised his sense of humor while in office, but now he’s making up for it. Currently the chairman of the nonprofit Climate Reality Project,...

 

Strengthening Hurricane Michael Bears Down on Florida

Strengthening Hurricane Michael Bears Down on Florida

  MIAMI, Florida, October 9, 2018 (ENS) – Hurricane hunter aircraft flying into the swirl of Hurricane Michael report that the storm is still strengthening. As of 8 am today, Michael was a Category 2 storm, with maximum sustained...

 

Climate Scientists: 20 Years to Limit Global Warming

Climate Scientists: 20 Years to Limit Global Warming

  INCHEON, South Korea, October 8, 2018 (ENS) – Humankind has just 20 years to confine global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, and that will require rapid, far-reaching, unprecedented changes in all aspects of society,...

 

World Leaders Pledge to Fight Unhealthy Foods

World Leaders Pledge to Fight Unhealthy Foods

  NEW YORK, New York, October 4, 2018 (ENS) – Heads of state and government have committed to intensify their efforts to tackle noncommunicable diseases including cancers, heart and lung diseases, stroke, and diabetes, and to promote...

 

Update: Indonesian Earthquake, Tsunami Kill 2,000

Update: Indonesian Earthquake, Tsunami Kill 2,000

  JAKARTA, Indonesia, October 9, 2018 (ENS) – Rescuers are still searching for bodies and survivors after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit the island of Sulawesi over a week ago. Indonesian officials announced Tuesday that...

 

First Awards Recognize Greenest U.S. Restaurants

First Awards Recognize Greenest U.S. Restaurants

  BOSTON, Massachusetts, September 27, 2018 (ENS) – The Green Restaurant Association today announced the winners of the first Green Restaurant Awards, given to establishments across the United States for a spectrum of accomplishments...

 

Foundations Pledge $4 Billion Climate ‘Down Payment’

Foundations Pledge $4 Billion Climate ‘Down Payment’

  SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 26, 2018 (ENS) – Philanthropic foundations from across the United States and around the world have just offered to spend $4 billion over the next five years to fight climate change – the...

 

Trump Removes Oil Train Safety Brake Requirement

Trump Removes Oil Train Safety Brake Requirement

  WASHINGTON, DC, September 25, 2018 (ENS) – Cost won out over safety, as the Trump administration Monday repealed an oil train regulation regarding the type of brakes the trains must have. Critics say the change will increase the...

 

Sustainable Ambitions: Michelin Plans for 2048

Sustainable Ambitions: Michelin Plans for 2048

  CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, September 24, 2018 (ENS) – To the French tire manufacturer Michelin, Ambition 2048 means a whole new strategy of using sustainable materials in tire manufacturing and recycling. It means that in the year...

 

Big Corporations Vow to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Big Corporations Vow to Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 21, 2018 (ENS) – United Airlines has become the first U.S. airline to publicly commit to cutting its own greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050, strengthening the carrier’s stated ambition...

 

Florence Blows Away But Flooding Persists

Florence Blows Away But Flooding Persists

  RALEIGH, North Carolina, September 20, 2018 (ENS) – Across the Carolinas, many communities are lifting evacuation orders and cleaning up following last week’s Hurricane Florence, but North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is warning...

 
 
 
 

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