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2014-08-27 16:22:32

XI'AN, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Guohua Ku, has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement ("SPA") with the Company on August 27, 2014 to purchase 13,829,074 shares of common stock of the Company (the "Shares") at the market price. The SPA was unanimously approved by the Company's Board of...

2014-08-27 16:22:23

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc., (NYSE: NEE) today announced a plan to offset the environmental impacts of electricity used at Citi Field for the next three years. An affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources is matching 100 percent of the electricity used to power Citi Field through June 2016, with 58,500 renewable energy certificates (REC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140663 "We are thrilled...

2014-08-27 16:22:20

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, announced its CEO Alain Castro was interviewed on Bloomberg's Taking Stock, which reaches a national audience. Bloomberg video During his interview with Bloomberg, Castro reviews the following: -- Benefits of Ener-Core equipment to harness the waste gas emissions from a wide...

Sentinel-1
2014-08-27 04:00:58

European Space Agency Although it was only launched a few months ago and is still being commissioned, the new Sentinel-1A radar satellite has already shown that it can be used to generate 3D models of Earth’s surface and will be able to closely monitor land and ice surface deformation. As the first in a fleet of satellite missions for Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring program, Sentinel-1A was launched on 3 April. It carries an advanced radar instrument to image Earth’s...

2014-08-27 12:32:08

CHF 500 million overall investment, with CHF 15 million to develop AAA coffee growing programs in Africa MILAN, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the second annual meeting of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board, Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestle Nespresso, set out an ambitious strategy to accelerate the company's sustainability focus and introduce several major new initiatives that will create significant benefits for the business, society and the...

NASA high-altitude balloon
2014-08-27 03:00:39

NASA In New Mexico on the morning of Aug. 18, a high-altitude balloon successfully carried the HyperSpectral Imager for Climate Science (HySICS) instrument to an altitude of 123,000 feet, above most of the Earth’s atmosphere, to reach space-like conditions and demonstrate new technologies for acquiring high-accuracy science measurements of the Earth. Scientists use outgoing shortwave radiance, or the amount of sunlight scattered from Earth’s surface and atmosphere and reflected back...

2014-08-27 12:24:46

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) an application for a new license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project in South Carolina. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The license would allow Duke Energy to continue operating Lake Jocassee, Lake Keowee and their associated hydro stations in the Upstate region of South Carolina. The existing license expires in August 2016....

2014-08-27 12:24:34

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Gale Klappa - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) What: Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference Klappa will present an overview of Wisconsin Energy's business strategy and provide an update on the company's financial outlook. When: Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 10:45 a.m. Central time Where: Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers...

2014-08-27 12:24:20

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Lactic Acid (Biodegradable Polymer, Food & Beverage, Personal Care & Pharmaceutical) Market - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Lactic acid is the simplest hydroxyl-carboxylic acid with an asymmetrical carbon atom. The main applications of lactic acid lie in the biodegradable polymer, food and beverage,...

2014-08-27 12:24:11

Platform Development Supported by $1.6M Award from the DOE SunShot Initiative to Lower Acquisition Costs and Increase Home Solar Adoption Nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today unveiled Sunrun BrightPath(TM), the industry's first open end-to-end automated software platform that enables Sunrun and its certified partners to manage every aspect of a homeowner's solar system. In 2013,...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Skeleton Tarantula, Ephebopus murinus
2014-08-29 11:32:08

The Skeleton Tarantula (Ephebopus murinus) is a species of spider belonging to the Theraphosidae family, a sub-family of Aviculariinae. This New World species is native to several South American countries. Its common name comes from the skeleton-like markings on its legs. The generic name, Ephebopus comes from the Greek meaning “youthful” plus “foot”, and the specific name, murinus is from the Latin meaning “mouse-colored”. The adult E. murinus normally grows to a leg span of...

Western Toad, Anaxyrus Boreas
2014-08-29 10:52:14

The Western Toad, Anaxyrus boreas, or more commonly known as Bufo boreas, is a large toad species of western North America. It grows to between 5.6 and 13 centimeters long. It has a white or cream colored dorsal stripe, and is dusky gray or greenish dorsally with skin glands concentrated within the dark blotches. Its parotoid glands are oval shaped, widely separated, and larger than the upper eyelids. It features a mottled venter and horizontal pupils but it lacks cranial crests. Compared...

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

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