December 16, 2017

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For Earth Day, a Climate Warning

According to the latest Gallup Poll, only about one-third of Americans are greatly worried about global warming. But the scientists who study climate generally are far more concerned about the future. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

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Ecuadorians Demand Action on Chevron’s Bribery and RICO Fraud From U.S. Department of Justice

Published: Dec 14, 2017 – 02:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - Indigenous peoples and farmer communities from Ecuador are demanding that the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") act on overwhelming and undisputed evidence that Chevron and its outside law firm Gibson Dunn conspired to fabricate evidence to try...

3Degrees Helps BART Negotiate Two New Renewable Energy Projects

Published: Dec 13, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - 3Degrees is proud to be a part of BART's historic commitment to long term renewable energy through two power purchase agreements. BART, the fifth largest rapid transit system in the US, serves San Francisco and surrounding communities....

Canada’s National Indigenous Federation Backs Ecuadorian Amazon Communities in Lawsuit to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage

Published: Dec 06, 2017 – 02:00 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 06 /CSRwire/ - In a setback to Chevron's campaign to evade a $9.5 billion liability owed to rainforest communities, the national indigenous federations of Canada and Ecuador signed a formal protocol today to work together to hold the oil major...

FFAR Awards $9.4 Million to Spur Next Leap in Agriculture: Improved Soil Health to Optimize Economic and Environmental Results for U.S. Farmers

Published: Dec 05, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 05 /CSRwire/ - The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, a nonprofit established through bipartisan support in the 2014 Farm Bill, today announced a $9.4 million grant to the Soil Health Institute, the Soil Health Partnership and The Nature Conservancy...

SC Johnson Takes Action to Save Racine Area Water

Published: Dec 04, 2017 – 04:32 PM EST

RACINE, Wis., Dec. 04 /CSRwire/ - SC Johnson today announced a donation of $35,000 to the Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network (Root-Pike WIN). The donation will support Root-Pike WIN's restoration projects, with the goal of significantly reducing runoff pollution, flooding issues, and habitat degradation...

LIXIL and TEPCO Energy Partner Establish Joint Venture to Promote Eco-Friendly Net Zero Energy Houses (ZEH)

Published: Dec 01, 2017 – 02:37 PM EST

TOKYO, Dec. 01 /CSRwire/ - LIXIL Corporation (LIXIL) and TEPCO Energy Partner, Incorporated (TEPCO EP) have established a joint venture company, LIXIL TEPCO Smart Partners, Inc., to promote the building of eco-friendly net zero energy houses (ZEH)1 in Japan. Business operations will begin...

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