• Hot Chernobyl Reactor Enclosed in New Safe Confinement
  • Army to Evict Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters
  • 1st Global Sustainable Transport Meeting Finds Consensus
  • Green Nominee Stein Funds Vote Recount in Three States
  • Double Jeopardy: Hurricane, Quake Hit Central America
  • COP22: Nations Hold Fast to Paris Climate Accord
  • Police Crack Down on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

Hot Chernobyl Reactor Enclosed in New Safe Confinement

KIEV, Ukraine, November 30, 2016 (ENS) – Thirty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the radioactive remains of the power plant’s destroyed No.4 reactor have been safely enclosed following one of the world’s most ambitious engineering projects.

Army to Evict Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

CANNON BALL, North Dakota, November 28, 2016 (ENS) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sent a letter informing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe that on December 5, it will “close” all lands north of the Cannonball River, on unceded territory where indigenous encampments are set up in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

1st Global Sustainable Transport Meeting Finds Consensus

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, November 28, 2016 (ENS) – The first-ever Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded Sunday in the Central Asian country of Turkmenistan with sustainable transport welded into the United Nations global sustainable development agenda, showing that to be sustainable, transport must be a shared global task.

Green Nominee Stein Funds Vote Recount in Three States

MADISON, Wisconsin, November 25, 2016 (ENS) – The Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein says she met her crowd sourced fundraising goal early Thursday to pay for manual recounts of the vote in three key battleground states that went to Donald Trump – Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Double Jeopardy: Hurricane, Quake Hit Central America

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 26, 2016 (ENS) – Thousands of people living along Nicaragua’s coastal areas were forced to evacuate after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake jolted El Salvador and Nicaragua, just an hour after a powerful hurricane hit Nicaragua’s east coast.

COP22: Nations Hold Fast to Paris Climate Accord

MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 20, 2016 (ENS) – Countries fast-tracked the political and practical aims of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement and accelerated global climate action at the 2016 UN climate change conference that concluded in the early hours of Saturday morning in Marrakech.

Police Crack Down on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

MANDAN, North Dakota, November 20, 2016 (ENS) – North Dakota police and Morton County sheriffs are dealing tonight with what they are calling “an ongoing riot” in connection with the Dakota Access Pipeline.

 

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Hot Chernobyl Reactor Enclosed in New Safe Confinement

Hot Chernobyl Reactor Enclosed in New Safe Confinement

  KIEV, Ukraine, November 30, 2016 (ENS) – Thirty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the radioactive remains of the power plant’s destroyed No.4 reactor have been safely enclosed following one of the world’s most ambitious...

 

Army to Evict Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

Army to Evict Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

  CANNONBALL, North Dakota, November 28, 2016 (ENS) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sent a letter informing the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe that on December 5, it will “close” all lands north of the Cannonball River,...

 

1st Global Sustainable Transport Meeting Finds Consensus

1st Global Sustainable Transport Meeting Finds Consensus

  ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, November 28, 2016 (ENS) – The first-ever Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded Sunday in the Central Asian country of Turkmenistan with sustainable transport welded into the United Nations global...

 

Green Nominee Stein Funds Vote Recount in Three States

Green Nominee Stein Funds Vote Recount in Three States

  MADISON, Wisconsin, November 25, 2016 (ENS) – The Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein says she met her crowd sourced fundraising goal early Thursday to pay for manual recounts of the vote in three key battleground states...

 

Double Jeopardy: Hurricane, Quake Hit Central America

Double Jeopardy: Hurricane, Quake Hit Central America

  MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 26, 2016 (ENS) – Thousands of people living along Nicaragua’s coastal areas were forced to evacuate after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake jolted El Salvador and Nicaragua, just an hour after a powerful...

 

COP22: Nations Hold Fast to Paris Climate Accord

COP22: Nations Hold Fast to Paris Climate Accord

  MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 20, 2016 (ENS) – Countries fast-tracked the political and practical aims of the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement and accelerated global climate action at the 2016 UN climate change conference...

 

Police Crack Down on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

Police Crack Down on Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

  MANDAN, North Dakota, November 20, 2016 (ENS) – North Dakota police and Morton County sheriffs are dealing tonight with what they are calling “an ongoing riot” in connection with the Dakota Access Pipeline. Authorities...

 

Business Demands Trump Keep USA in Climate Pact

Business Demands Trump Keep USA in Climate Pact

  MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 16, 2016 (ENS) – More than 365 businesses and investors from Fortune 500 firms to family-owned businesses sent a message today to President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump reaffirming their...

 

Zimbabwe’s Plans to Sell Ivory to China Blocked

Zimbabwe’s Plans to Sell Ivory to China Blocked

  By Adam Cruise HARARE, Zimbabwe, November 16, 2016 (ENS) – Zimbabwe’s Environment Minister wants to sell her country’s supposed US$10 billion ivory stockpile to China using an international legal loophole. Experts reply...

 

Earthquake Rattles New Zealand, Evacuees Flee Tsunami

Earthquake Rattles New Zealand, Evacuees Flee Tsunami

  WELLINGTON, New Zealand, November 14, 2016 (ENS) – A severe earthquake struck just after three o’clock Monday morning local time near New Zealand’s South Island. The strong, long-rolling quake was felt across the South...

 

COP22: Global Energy Move to Renewables Accelerates

COP22: Global Energy Move to Renewables Accelerates

  MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 11, 2016 (ENS) – Today is Energy Day at COP22, the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech – a day to demonstrate action on global efforts to decarbonize the energy system – globally, country...

 

Trump Wins, Climate Loses

Trump Wins, Climate Loses

  WASHINGTON, DC, November 9, 2016 (ENS) – Republican and climate denier Donald Trump has won the U.S. presidential election, changing the global balance of power on climate change, just as the annual UN climate change conference...

 

Creative MIDORI Prize Winners Sustain Biodiversity

Creative MIDORI Prize Winners Sustain Biodiversity

  MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, November 7, 2016 (ENS) – Conserving Mexican islands and coasts, fostering the recovery of big cats in Russia’s Far East, and empowering women as seed keepers and organic farmers in India – the...

 

USA Goes For Coast-to-Coast Zero Emission Mobility

USA Goes For Coast-to-Coast Zero Emission Mobility

  WASHINGTON, DC, November 7, 2016 (ENS) – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has announced 55 Interstate highways that will serve as the basis for a national network of alternative fuel corridors...

 

Paris Agreement Enters into Force: Celebration and Reality Check

Paris Agreement Enters into Force: Celebration and Reality Check

  By Patricia Espinosa and Salaheddine Mezouar Editor’s Note: Patricia Espinosa of Mexico is Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, UNFCCC; Salaheddine Mezouar is Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation...

 

Mosul Battle Triggers Environmental Damage

Mosul Battle Triggers Environmental Damage

  NAIROBI, Kenya, November 3, 2016 (ENS) – Civilians in Northern Iraq are suffering suffocation and respiratory illnesses due to what appears to be a scorched-earth policy employed by retreating ISIL militants following the launch...

 

21 ShipBreaking Workers Die in Pakistan Explosion

21 ShipBreaking Workers Die in Pakistan Explosion

  KARACHI, Pakistan, November 2, 2016 (ENS) – At least 21 shipbreaking workers died Tuesday and many more are injured and missing after gas cylinders exploded onboard an oil production tanker beached for scrapping at Gadani, on the...

 

Bees Learn to Pull Strings For Food, Teach Other Bees

Bees Learn to Pull Strings For Food, Teach Other Bees

  LONDON, UK, November 2, 2016 (ENS) – Bumblebees can learn to pull strings for food and pass on the skill to a colony, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London. Pulling strings to obtain food is an experiment often...

 

Pioneering Mayors Prepare Cities for Autonomous Cars

Pioneering Mayors Prepare Cities for Autonomous Cars

  MIAMI, Florida, November 1, 2016 (ENS) – Five mayors have announced that they will work together to prepare their cities for the emergence of autonomous vehicles. The inaugural cities participating in the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative...

 

Atlantic Whale Sanctuary Rejected, Japan Continues Whaling

Atlantic Whale Sanctuary Rejected, Japan Continues Whaling

  PORTOROZ, Slovenia, October 31, 2016 (ENS) – Member governments of the International Whaling Commission have again rejected a proposal for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary and failed to stop the killing of hundreds of whales by...

 
 
 
 

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