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New Energy Risk Announces Milestone as Clients Raise $3B in Capital, Also Announce Senior Promotions
AVON, Conn., Aug. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Energy Risk (NER), a wholly-owned division of Paragon Insurance Group, on June 30 surpassed $3 billion in capital raised by clients since inception, a pivotal marker as the company continues to support the deployment of innovative technology solutions to address climate change and other global challenges.
Sharing Resources: Key to COP26 Success, says SHARE International
BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- World leaders meet in Glasgow beginning October 31 for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, to address the conclusions of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report: that human activities have unequivocally warmed and damaged the planet. Share International attributes 80 percent of the warming to human actions, and says sharing resources to mitigate the inevitable consequences is key to solving climate change.
Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Dialogue with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at BIPOC Climate Justice Virtual Event
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After an introduction by U.S. Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry, environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration's approach to climate justice with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during a panel discussion at the day-long virtual BIPOC Climate Justice event, HBCU Green Fund announced .
.ECO® Brand Unites Those Committed to Fighting Climate Change
STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The time is now. planet .ECO® affirms that environmental justice is social justice and is illustrating that belief through its creation - .ECO, a transformative brand that unites individuals and organizations committed to combatting climate change. .ECO empowers digital eco like no other product or service by helping consumers, brands and advocates to globally advance sustainability solutions.
Secure The Future 2100 Publishes Paper: ‘Arctic Ice Loss Threatens National Security’
PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Secure The Future 2100 (STF2100) has published a paper "Arctic Ice Loss Threatens National Security: A Path Forward" in the Fall 2020 issue of Orbis, the Foreign Policy Research Institute's quarterly journal of world affairs.
On California Climate Action Day, CA Gov. Newsom Launches Nation’s First Statewide Climate Corps
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday (Sept. 24), Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of California Climate Action Corps, the country’s first statewide corps of its kind with the mission of empowering Californians to take meaningful action to protect their homes, health and communities against the harshest impacts of climate change.
Leading on Climate Change Again, CA Gov. Newsom Announces Plan to Phase Out Gas-Powered Cars, Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuels
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he will aggressively move the state further away from its reliance on climate change-causing fossil fuels while retaining and creating jobs and spurring economic growth – he issued an executive order requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035 and additional measures to eliminate harmful emissions from the transportation sector.
Energy Optimizers, USA and E2 Host ‘Clean Energy at a Crossroads’ event in Ohio
DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, Energy Optimizers, USA co-hosted the E2 "Clean Energy at a Crossroads" event in Dayton, Ohio. In true energy-optimized fashion, the event was held at a renovated former steam energy plant in downtown Dayton. Energy Optimizers, USA founder and E2 Midwest Chapter Director, Greg Smith and staff organized the event, along with E2 Midwest Advocate Micaela Preskill.
Coastal restoration and education high priority topics at upcoming USGBC Louisiana’s FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS, La., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, October 18, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Louisiana Chapter will host its fourth annual FORWARD Symposium on Sustainability at Tulane University's Lavin-Bernick Center, 29 McAlister Drive New Orleans from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year's theme, Building a Stronger Louisiana by Nurturing the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders, will bring green industry professionals from across the region together to discuss how to move the state towards a more sustainable and resilient future.
Simplifile Joins the Arbor Day Foundation’s Time for Trees Initiative
PROVO, Utah, May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simplifile, a leading provider of real estate document collaboration and recording technologies for lenders, settlement agents and counties, today announced that it is joining the Arbor Day Foundation for the launch of its Time for Trees initiative, a commitment to plant 100 million trees in forests and communities worldwide by 2022.
Timely World Event Comes to Atlanta, GA Organized by ALLATRA International Public Movement
ATLANTA, Ga., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "THE UNIVERSAL GRAIN. Game of Professionals. Society. The Last Chance" to be held on May 11, 2019 beginning at 10 a.m. ET, ALLATRA International announced today. This momentous event will be held at Georgia Aquarium, in the Oceans Ballroom in the city of Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Aquariums can play a crucial role in sustaining marine and freshwater species vulnerable to climate change
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking beyond the sharks and manta rays that catch the eye of visitors, researchers find great conservation potential in the wealth of fish and corals residing in the world's zoos and aquariums, says Species360 Conservation Science Alliance. A study published this week in Journal for Nature Conservation reports that aquariums hold 21 percent of the coral species that are Vulnerable to Climate Change.
Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root at Bay Ecotarium in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.
CA Gov. Brown and Legislative Leaders Partner to Bolster Climate Resilience, Improve Disaster Planning, Management and Response
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following a year of devastating floods, fires, mudslides and other extreme weather, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.this week joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates, Assembly Republican Leader Brian Dahle and Senate President pro Tempore-designee Toni Atkins in partnering on solutions this year that will make California more resilient against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change.
CA Gov Brown Calls for Deeper Trans-Pacific Collaboration on Climate Change at Eastern Economic Forum
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia /California Newswire/ -- On Wednesday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined leaders from Japan, South Korea, Russia, China and more than a dozen other countries at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia where he pushed businesses and governments to join forces not just on trade and investment but also on the decarbonization of the economy.
Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Statement On Trump’s ‘Insane’ Paris Climate Agreement Announcement
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In response to President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today: "Donald Trump has absolutely chosen the wrong course. He's wrong on the facts. America's economy is boosted by following the Paris Agreement.
Calif. Governor Brown Welcomes Australian and Mexican States to Under2 Climate Coalition
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This past week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. welcomed the states of Aguascalientes, Mexico and Victoria, Australia to the Under2 Coalition - the global pact among cities, states and countries to limit the increase in global average temperature to below 2 degrees Celsius, the level of potentially catastrophic consequences.
Calif. Gov. Brown Signs Nation’s Toughest Super Pollutant Restrictions Into Law
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed SB 1383 by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), which establishes the nation's toughest restrictions on destructive super pollutants including black carbon, fluorinated gases and methane. If followed worldwide, these acts would help cut the projected rate of global warming in half by 2050.
Calif. Governor Brown Signs Ambitious and Historic Climate Change Legislation
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ten years after California adopted the toughest greenhouse gas emission reduction goals in the nation, Calif. Governor Edmund...
Calif. Assembly Speaker Rendon Statement on Passage of Climate Change Legislation – SB32
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement after the Assembly passed Senate Bill 32 to extend...
Calif. Gov. Brown to Host Inaugural Subnational Clean Energy Ministerial in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Moving to further mobilize states, provinces and cities in the fight against climate change, Governor Edmund G. Brown...
Calif. Gov. Brown, Top U.N. Official Call for Action at Every Level on Climate Change
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. welcomed the United Nations' top climate change official, Christiana Figueres,...
Calif. Governor Brown Directs First Ever Statewide Mandatory Water Reductions
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Calif. Governor Edmund G....
Calif. Bill to Create Parks and Open Space, Address Climate Change, Introduced by Senator Mendoza
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A groundbreaking bill to develop green space and recreational areas for underserved communities while helping the state achieve its...