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WHO and UN partners’ compendium of 500 actions aims to reduce diseases from environmental factors and save lives

  Almost 25% of deaths worldwide could be prevented if the actions in the compendium were fully implemented Friday, 3 September 2021 – WHO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF have partnered to create a new compendium of 500 actions aimed at reducing death and diseases driven by environmental risk factors, the first such resource to unite this expertise from across the…

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Toyota to Assemble Fuel Cell Modules at Kentucky Plant in 2023

Fuel Cell

Initially planned for use in heavy duty fuel cell electric trucks, the FC modules signify another step toward carbon neutrality for Toyota GEORGETOWN, Ky. (August 25, 2021) – After thousands of miles of real-world testing in the harsh environment of commercial trucking, Toyota is preparing to further expand its portfolio approach to products by taking its groundbreaking hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric…

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AWE Industries Develops Water Solution to Address California’s Water Crisis

California Water Crisis

  Technology Uses Wind to Provide Water with No Negative Environmental Impact LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Given the current water crisis in California and impact that it has on municipalities, farmland, and developers, people are looking for answers. AWE Industries has the solution. Based on years of development and testing, AWE (Atmospheric Water Extractor) Industries has developed a system capable of producing…

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Helping farmers to reduce GHGs and improve resiliency to climate change

Climate

SHERBROOKE, QC – Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, launched a call for proposals for the On-Farm Climate Action Fund, a new fund under Agricultural Climate Solutions. Starting this year and until 2024, the $200-million Fund will provide direct support to farmers to adopt beneficial management practices that store carbon and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in three target…

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NASA at Your Table: Where Food Meets Methane

Methane Emission

Methane Emissions Today, human sources are responsible for 60% of global methane emissions, coming primarily  from the burning of fossil fuels, decomposition in landfills and the agriculture sector. Nearly a quarter of methane emissions can be attributed to agriculture, much of which is from raising livestock. Rice cultivation and food waste are also important sources of agricultural methane, as nearly a third of…

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Pacific Quest Partners with Cool Effect for Reduced Carbon Footprint.

HILO, Hawaii — Paicific Quest has partnered with Cool Effect to offset a carbon footprint of over 200 tonnes annually. Cool Effect is a 501c non-profit organization that partners with private and public entities, including 3M, American Airlines, and Sales Force, to offset operational carbon emissions. Cool Effect funds novel emission reduction projects around the world, and provides a transparent, measureable and efficient operation–with 90%…

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Bold Action Must Continue to Realize Electrified Future

America's Electric Vehicle

  President Biden recently took a positive step toward new federal vehicle emissions standards that include the Administration’s bold objective to advance America’s electric vehicle future. In so doing, the Biden Administration is aligned with the similarly bold actions taken two years ago by Honda, BMW, Ford, Volkswagen and Volvo, which entered into voluntary agreements with the state of California…

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Seeing the Sun in a New Light

Innovative observations of the solar corona could improve space weather forecasts Using a NOAA telescope in a novel way, researchers from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) working in NCEI captured the first-ever images of dynamics in the sun’s elusive middle corona. The observations, from the Solar Ultraviolet Imager (SUVI) on NOAA’s GOES-17 satellite, reveal how the middle corona…

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DHL Express orders Alice, the first-ever all-electric cargo planes from Eviation

cargo planes, eCargo

Electric Cargo Planes! DHL Express, the world’s leading express service provider, announced that they are the first to order 12, Alice, fully electric cargo planes from Eviation, the Seattle-area based global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft.  With this engagement DHL aims to set up an unparalleled electric Express network and make a pioneering step into a sustainable aviation future. Eviation’s Alice is the world’s leading…

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