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2014-07-29 08:36:06

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently hosted Dr. Michael Braungart, scientific director and founder of the Environmental Protection & Encouragement Agency (EPEA) and co-founder of Cradle to Cradle(®[1]) (C2C(®)) design framework, for a seminar during the NeoCon Design Expo and Conference in Chicago. The conference, which was attended by several leading...

2014-07-28 12:24:17

New Green For All Poll Shows Communities of Color View Climate Change as Imminent Threat and Support Carbon Pollution Standards WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With climate change a present danger to the American people's health, environment and the nation's wildlife, clean air leaders today hailed the Environmental Protection Agency's historic public hearings this week on its Clean Power Plan to curb carbon pollution from existing power plants, a key driver of...

2014-07-23 08:25:19

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Five years ago, Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace established a framework for collaboration to work positively toward long-term solutions to conserve and protect forest resources worldwide. Appropriately marking the traditional "wood" anniversary, K-C and Greenpeace will host a first-of-its-kind Twitter chat to discuss progress and future goals. -- The chat is expected to cover questions such as: --...

2014-07-21 16:22:17

Comprehensive document highlights flooring leader's commitment to sustainable practices across its global business CALHOUN, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable practices are ultimately good choices. In its fifth annual sustainability report, Mohawk Industries, the world's largest flooring manufacturer, highlights the good choices the Company makes each day for customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment. "Mohawk's success is attributable to the good choices...

2014-07-15 12:26:32

Divergence between emerging and mature economies as consumers search for tangible, personal benefits in sustainable products and services LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Only a third of consumers regularly consider sustainability in their purchasing decisions, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Havas Media RE:PURPOSE, which reveals the reasons for the disconnect between business and consumer expectations of sustainable products and services. The report, "From...

2014-07-09 12:22:44

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From Philadelphia's commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi's cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices. The company that encourages and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a...

2014-07-07 12:23:03

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal Met a Year Ahead of Schedule DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated today announced the release of its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report on comerica.com. The online report, which updates progress made in several key sustainability areas of focus, highlights Comerica's achievement of its first greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010807/CMALOGO "In 2009, we set a goal to...

2014-07-07 12:22:56

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Materials recovery and reuse, or using resources efficiently to achieve better results at a lower cost and with less impact on our planet, is an important element of sustainable manufacturing. That is why Air Products (NYSE: APD) experts will be participating in both the "Sustainable Manufacturing Forum" (SMF) and "Global Summit on Advanced Manufacturing" (GSAM) as part of this year's Semicon West in San Francisco, July 7-10. As part...

2014-06-27 11:52:30

Yale University Given the chance to vote, people will leave behind a legacy of resources that ensures the survival of the next generation, a series of experiments by Yale and Harvard psychologists show. However, when people are left to their own devices, the next generation isn't so lucky. "People want to do the right thing; they just need a little help from their institutions," said David Rand, assistant professor of psychology at Yale and a co-author of the study appearing June 25 in...

2014-06-26 08:22:02

PSEG Volunteers Lend a Hand in School Clean Up Efforts NEWARK, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at the Miller Street Elementary School are getting creative with their trash, turning everyday disposable items into art! Their efforts in reducing waste and consumption through recycling and upcycling has earned them the Bronze Award with National Wildlife Federation's Eco-Schools USA program. This international program recognizes and provides free resources to...


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Environmental Science
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...

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