Environmental issues

Pocantico Lake scoping session on key environmental issues

Nearly 20 speakers urged the Mount Pleasant Planning Board last week to consider a wide range of environmental concerns in its review of a 31-lot subdivision proposed for the Lake Pocantico shore. The council held a public scoping session under the state’s Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) last Monday for Meadows at Briarcliff Manor at […]

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Launch of the MTN online school

This morning, MTN officially launched its online school, developed in partnership with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT). MTN Online School is a free online portal that offers a full digital curriculum for R-12 levels and will also offer additional features such as video lessons, assessments and additional […]

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Nearly 6 in 10 Singaporeans more aware of environmental problems caused by the pandemic

Meanwhile, 57% believe in investing only in sustainable funds. A Schroders survey found that 57% of Singaporeans see the importance of tackling environmental issues caused by the pandemic. Respondents to the online survey include 23,950 people worldwide. Those who have invested at least $ 15,548 (€ 10,000) have been invited to participate. 56% of Singaporeans […]

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5 key environmental issues Georgia faces

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (October 15, 2021, 12:26 p.m. EDT) – As Georgia’s population continues to grow, environmental issues including water use, environmental justice and tensions between rural and urban interests , will also gain importance. Peach State grew by more than one million people between 2010 and 2020, largely in the Atlanta area, according […]

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The environmental problems of Omaxe dog housing projects

The formation of a five-member joint committee comprising officials from various government departments by the National Green Tribunal means that the problems of the real estate company Omaxe Limited are far from over. A report of SHWETA MISHRA The Abench led by the president of the NGT, Judge Adarsh ​​Kumar Goel, observed in his order […]

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How environmental issues could impact your wallet and what you can do about it

In the past ten years, we have experienced eight of the warmest years on record. It is not a coincidence. Thermometer readings around the world have increased since the Industrial Revolution, and evidence suggests humans are primarily to blame. Heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions make it more difficult for Earth to return heat from the sun […]

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[ESG Talk] Supervise critical ESG risks: environmental issues

As regulatory and stakeholder issues escalate around environmental, social and governance factors, companies must now monitor associated risks more strategically. Unfortunately, ESG issues are sensitive to public choices, rely on future scenario-based materiality and require longer time horizons. Thus, the difficulty of quantifying ESG risks has led companies to adopt different risk management procedures. Since […]

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[ESG Talk] Supervise critical ESG risks: environmental issues

Bae, Kim & Lee Consultant Lee Yeon-woo As regulatory and stakeholder issues escalate around environmental, social and governance factors, companies must now monitor associated risks more strategically. Unfortunately, ESG issues are sensitive to public choices, rely on future scenario-based materiality and require longer time horizons. Thus, the difficulty of quantifying ESG risks has led companies […]

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Brazilian Bolsonaro remains defiant on COVID and environment issues at UN: NPR

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro removes his protective mask to address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Eduardo Munoz / AP hide caption toggle legend Eduardo Munoz / AP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro removes his protective mask to address the 76th session of […]

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University of Arizona Launches Indigenous Resilience Center, Addressing Environmental Issues | New

anchor Karletta Chief, associate professor and extension specialist in the Arizona Department of Environmental Sciences and director of the new center, pushes a tube of soil sample into the Hogback irrigation canal near Waterflow, New Brunswick. -Mexico, on the Navajo Nation in 2017. Image: University of Arizona / Courtesy of Karletta Chief The University of […]