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Sustainable Africa Future Network’s PRE-COP27 Virtual Climate Change Collection Kicks Off with Poignant Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield urged activists to come together to achieve climate justice during her opening message to nearly 500 people logged on from around the world for today's kick-off of the PRE-COP27 Virtual Climate Change Collection hosted by the HBCU Green Fund's Sustainable Africa Future Network.

Ivan Duque, Former President of the Republic of Colombia, announces historic Concordia Amazon Initiative at the 2022 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ivan Duque Marquez, Former President of Colombia, today announced the Concordia Amazon Initiative on the Metropolitan Stage of the 2022 Concordia Annual Summit. The leading global affairs platform commenced its 12th annual convening on Monday, September 19 and it is being held through Wednesday, September 21, alongside the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

First Lady Jill Biden to take the stage at the 2022 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, will speak on the Metropolitan Stage of the first day of the 2022 Concordia Annual Summit, September 19, at the Sheraton New York Times Square during the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Encore Green Environmental (EGE) Announces Roll Out of Beneficial Use of Produced Water with Agricultural Partners

MIDLAND, Texas, Aug. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Green Environmental LLC (EGE) announce their immediate plans to treat produced water for beneficial use with Texas agriculture partners, with NOMAD EXCEL water technology developed specifically to assist in drought conditions. EGE is proud to announce today that their years of dedication to this goal has not been in vain.

Social Media Campaign Promotes the Importance of Grasslands in the Americas

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Central Grasslands Roadmap community of organizations is embarking on an 8-week social media campaign called "Grasslands and You" that enlists the collective, coordinated voices of individuals and organizations to spread the word about the importance of grasslands and the benefits they provide. The announcement comes from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, one of the Roadmap partners.

Metaversing Addresses Climate Change and other UN Goals with AI Brainstorming

CAMBRIDGE, Cambridgeshire, U.K., July 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new series of techniques and stratagems aimed at achieving a sustainable future for the Earth is being pioneered by researchers as well as students from Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge, and Stanford. Called Metaversing, it differs from what is commonly known as the 'Metaverse' in that it starts from a serious consideration of what planet and people need most right now, rather than from considering future uses of technologies like AR and VR in and for themselves.

U.S. Climate Activist, Illai Kenney, Urged Young Leaders to Unite Globally for Climate Justice During the Continental Youth Symposium in Uganda

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Determined to encourage unity across the African Diaspora, expand their global network of youth working to advance climate justice and to promote the upcoming PreCOP27 Africa Virtual Summit, the HBCU Green Fund sent a small delegation to participate in the 3rd African Peer Review Mechanism Continental Youth Symposium in Kampala, Uganda last week.

KYield and Praxis form Strategic Alliance to Convert Oil & Gas Platforms for Offshore Aquaculture and Renewable Energy Production

RIO RANCHO, N.M. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KYield, Inc. announced today a strategic alliance with Praxis Drilling and Completion, LLC, for the purpose of converting offshore oil and gas platforms to sustainable food and energy production. The KOS is a data-centric AI OS with embedded governance, security, prevention, and automation.
EV Range Inc. Reduces Central California Range Anxiety

EV Range Inc. Reduces Central California Range Anxiety on Highway 101 with Faster Charging and Frictionless Payments

SOLEDAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EV Range, Inc., the leader in zero emission vehicle charging station management software solutions and installation services today announced the launch of new fast chargers for electric vehicles in Soledad, California. The EV market is quickly moving from early adopters to the mass market with EVs becoming a person's primary and only vehicle.

Students Complete HBCU Green Fund’s Fellowship – Primed for Growing Opportunities in Clean Energy

ATLANTA, Ga., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After successfully completing a rigorous fellowship that exposes students to opportunities in clean energy and sustainability, Serena Echols was awarded an internship assisting a community in Florida that was exposed to contaminated groundwater. One of twelve students selected by the HBCU Green Fund to participate in their inaugural Atlanta University Center (AUC) Fellows Program.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies Announces Summit to Conserve North America’s Central Grasslands

FORT COLLINS, Colo., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More than 200 organizations across eight sectors representing Mexico, Canada, the U.S., and Indigenous Nations, came together for two days in May for a multi-national summit to commit to conserve North America's Central Grasslands. Hosted by the Grasslands Roadmap Planning Committee, the announcement comes from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, one of the convening summit partners.

Jonathan Grammer to Speak at Texas Tech University on Carbon Capture

DALLAS, Texas, May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Carbon Capture announces that Director of Land Jonathan R. Grammer will speak on the campus of Texas Tech University June 1 on the growing business of Carbon Capture in the State of Texas. The engagement, part of a larger convention addressing the state's energy grid, comes just months after Exxon Mobil announced its estimates of a foreseeable $4.5 trillion market for carbon capture and storage by 2050 as companies race to achieve net-zero.
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California Safe Schools Celebrates Earth Day 2022 Honorees and 24th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) celebrates 7 honorees for their extraordinary achievements empowering youth and protecting the Earth. "CSS wants to honor our phenomenal 2022 Earth Day Champions. We thank each of them for their enormous and selfless contributions. They all make our world a better place," Robina Suwol, California Safe Schools, executive director, said.

Celebration of Resolution Paves Way for Cheyenne, Wyoming to Become the Climate Wellness Capital

CHEYENNE, Wyo., April 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mayor Patrick Collins, members of the Cheyenne City Council, Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, Encore Green Environmental and Wyoming's Carbon Asset Network (CAN) have jointly announced a celebration of commitment to work on "Climate Wellness through Soil Health" Friday, April 22, 2022 at the Cheyenne Botanical Gardens, 3 p.m.
No Idling Sign at 50 CA Schools

California Safe Schools Champions Clean Air in 2022, celebrates the implementation of ‘No Idling’ signs near 50 school ‘hotspot’ sites

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) today celebrates the implementation of "No Idling" signs near 50 school "hotspot" sites to eliminate diesel exhaust that can have immediate health effects especially for sensitive receptors like school children. Diesel exhaust contains toxic substances such as arsenic, benzene, formaldehyde and nickel that can contribute to mutations in cells that have progressed to cancer.

444 Spotlights Movers and Shakers in the Sustainable Living Sector

SEATTLE, Wash., April 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Danielle Keogh, co-founder, 444, LLC, launched a nationwide tour where she interviewed businesses within the functional ingredient sector. She says that Brandon Pitcher continues to carve the path for sustainable living. 444, LLC will incorporate the culinary art of functional beverage and expert mixology to manufacture functional beverage mixers.

Approximately $100 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Projects

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $100 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, preservation and enhancement.

2022 Concordia Lexington Summit to hear from Governor Beshear, Mayor Gorton, Secretary Raimondo, Coach Mark Stoops, Governor Sununu and The Temptations

LEXINGTON, Ky. and NEW YORK, N.Y., March 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concordia, a leading global convener that hosts the largest and most bi-partisan summit in New York during the United Nations General Assembly, is hosting its first-ever U.S.-focused summit on April 7-8 in Lexington, Kentucky, focusing on the future of technology, trade and environmental sustainability.

Environmental Justice Leader Mustafa Ali to Review Justice40 Initiative with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy at Second Annual BIPOC Climate Justice...

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental justice leader, Mustafa Santiago Ali, will discuss the progress made on the implementation of the Biden-Harris Administration's Justice40 initiative with White House Advisor Gina McCarthy during the Second Annual BIPOC Climate Justice Dialogue. Hosted by the HBCU Green Fund and other environmental groups, the two-day virtual event is open to the public and will take place April 7 - 8, 2022.

Waste is a Growing Threat to National Security, says Rubicon CEO Nate Morris

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A growing threat to America's national security is the improper disposal of electronic waste, said Rubicon Chairman & CEO Nate Morris in remarks this week to Princeton University's Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment.

Paragon Acquires Greener Future and ESG-focused New Energy Risk

AVON, Conn., March 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon Insurance Holdings, LLC, a national MGA based in Avon, Connecticut, announces today the acquisition of New Energy Risk (NER), an insurance solutions provider to a wide range of energy technologies and related infrastructure projects and technologies that accelerate the energy transition.

RICE Grant Enables HBCU Green Fund to Expand STEM & Energy Training, Mentorship, and Internship Opportunities for Atlanta University Center Students

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) that increases their capacity to train, mentor and identify internships in energy and STEM industries for students at the Atlanta University Center (AUC). A Department of Energy grant to RICE provides resources for the AUC Energy Project, including a fellowship program exposing students from various majors to emerging opportunities in renewable energy and sustainability.

12th Annual RVA Environmental Film Festival Free and Open to the Public February 18 – March 4, 2022

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Richmond Environmental Film Festival (RVA EFF) announces its 12th annual showcase of over 20 free local and national films selected to raise awareness of environmental issues and offer solution-oriented messages of hope that inspire action towards promoting planet health and environmental justice.
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Risk Management Innovator, Certa Integrates with EcoVadis to Help Company Reach its ESG Goals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the leading third-party risk management platform, Certa, announced its official partnership with the world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, EcoVadis. The integration will allow Certa customers to see the EcoVadis ratings of their third-party suppliers at a glance within one integrated platform.

Legal Counsel for Blockchain Smart Contracts Announced for Carbon Tokenization

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carbon Asset Network (CAN) announces that Oklahoma-based Wurtz & Associates will provide oversight and facilitation of the blockchain-based "smart contracts" related to the recently revealed initiative by CAN. Through an innovative protocol, this process tokenizes land resources for carbon sequestration and protection of the soil and water resources.

Blockchain Meets Agriculture to Improve Soil and Air Quality

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Two innovative Cheyenne-based companies, the agricultural Carbon Asset Network and blockchain consultancy group Ember Labs have joined forces to create the new pathway for carbon sequestration and improving air quality by using the power of blockchain. This new model is designed to be a private enterprise alternative to Cap and Trade methods, which have not proved successful since its inception in 2009.
Coalition For A Safe Environment

Environmental Org, Coalition For A Safe Environment, Submits Request for The U.S. EPA to Take Over Carson Hydrogen Sulfide Chemical Leak...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Coalition For A Safe Environment a 20-year old non-profit environmental justice organization headquartered in Wilmington, California after conducting its own independent investigation of potential sources of the toxic Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Leak in Carson is requesting that the federal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) take over the investigation.
SHARE International

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.

Encore Green Environmental Appoints G-Force as the Re-Furbishing Partner for NOMAD Excel

FT. WORTH, Texas, Oct. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Green Environmental names Texas based G-Force to re-furbish the legacy Nomad water treatment technology units to become the improved NOMAD Excel™. Encore Green is an agriculture company dedicated to applying by-product water to beneficial use for agriculture and carbon sequestration.

US-based Carbon Direct invests €15M ($17.7M) for 7% stake in Calix’s LEILAC business

SYDNEY, Australia, Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Multi-award-winning Australian technology company Calix Limited (ASX: CXL) ("Calix" or the "Company") is pleased to announce global decarbonisation investor Carbon Direct Capital Management has invested €15m for a 6.98% equity stake in Calix subsidiary, the LEILAC Group, which is dedicated to the commercialisation and ongoing development of Calix's LEILAC CO2 capture technology.
Talon Sustainable Ghost Net Products

Talon International Announces Launch of 100% Sustainable Ghost Net Products as Part of Ocean Plastic Cleanup Effort

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After years of meaningful development, Talon International is proud to announce the launch of its innovative Ghost Net Products. The company successfully developed a solution to improving marine habitats by collecting and recycling the surplus of plastic waste that has consumed our beloved oceans.

Encore Green Environmental Names First Re-Furbished Water Treatment Unit for Delzon ‘Possum’ Elenburg

GRANBURY, Texas, Aug. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Green Environmental names their first water treatment unit based on the NOMAD technology in honor of Henry "Possum" Elenburg for his pioneering work in treatment of industrial water. In the early 2000's Elenburg conceived that energy industry by-product water could be treated and put to uses instead of simply disposing of it into the ground or though evaporation.

Pompano Beach to Test SEAHIVE Shoreline Protection System at Wahoo Bay

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientists, government officials and citizens concerned about climate change and sea level rise will soon have a new source of data when Wahoo Bay in Pompano Beach launches. This underwater marine park will become a global incubator for the ocean's ecosystem and will test the SEAHIVE™ marine and estuarine shoreline protection system, a research project funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) in collaboration with FDOT.

JOIN Keynote Speaker and Content Creator GiGi Robinson for #SCALEYOURIMPACT presented by Entertainment for Change and community platform, I Weigh on...

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Entertainment for Change (EFC) exists to amplify youth voices and create a new kind of leader that is empowered to make the social and environmental change necessary for a sustainable future. For Americans who came of age during the Great Depression, habits that formed during that period never fully left them, even decades after the economy had recovered and the world had shifted gears.
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Synergy for Ecological Solutions Makes 2021 Grant for Soil Health and Climate Wellness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions made their first grant to Carbon Asset Network's landowner member, Hellyer Ranch. This grant will enable the ranch to execute a customized plan for greater soil health developed by both Hellyer and Carbon Asset Network's certified professional agronomist, Neal Fehringer.

Encore Green Environmental Technologies and Licensing Announces Water Desalination Technology Purchase

CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Encore Green Environmental Technologies & Licensing (EGETL) announces the purchase of water treatment technology equipment formerly known as NOMAD from XRI/Fountain Quail.
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Meet a Scientologist: ‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's "Meet a Scientologist" television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year's Earth Day theme, "Restore Our Earth," is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world's ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.

Appalachian Gap Distillery Becomes Country’s First Climate Neutral Certified Distillery

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the urgency of the climate crisis, Appalachian Gap Distillery is delighted to announce that it is officially Climate Neutral Certified. All of its brands -- AppGap, Split Spirits, and Vermont Creemee Liqueurs -- proudly share the certification.

Groundbreaking New Release ‘Be Decent’ Reveals the Secrets of Green Tech

DENVER, Colo., April 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Author and activist Samantha Joule Fow, CEO of Denver-based Axiom Communications, Inc., has published a groundbreaking new book that reveals how anyone and everyone concerned about the environment can use green technology to help address everything from litter to extinction. "Be Decent: Environmental Activism 2.0" (ISBN: 978-1735682815) is available now.

Approximately $100 Million Available for Wildlife Habitat Grants

SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $100 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, preservation and enhancement.

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 .

Deliberately Considerate People Making a Positive Difference

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sugarpeel announces newest Deliberately Considerate™ digital publication recognizing people trying to change the world for the better, featuring Native American Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Onondaga Nation and international advocate for our Mother Earth, and Indigenous rights.

EarthOptics Wins the AGCO Challenge at the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The AGCO Challenge at the eighth World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit was this: New sensing, measurement and edge computing technologies to monetize soil insight and carbon sequestration. And, EarthOptics rose to the occasion.

Synergy for Ecological Solutions Brings Innovation of Climate Wellness Through Soil Health

CHEYENNE, Wyo., March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions officially launches on the first day of Spring, March 20th. SYNERGY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving our environment through a one-of-a-kind program of climate wellness through soil health and other ecological synergies.

USBI Applauds Biochar Funding from Microsoft’s $1 Billion Climate Innovation Fund

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Biochar Initiative (USBI) applauds Microsoft's funding for three projects that use biochar for atmospheric carbon removal. The three biochar projects were selected from 189 projects that the company evaluated for funding. Microsoft made awards to 15 suppliers, representing more than 1.3 million mt [metric tons] of atmospheric CO2 removals.

New Webinars Advocate for Climate Wellness Through Soil Health

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Feb. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Synergy for Ecological Solutions announces a series of free webinars that promote climate wellness and increased air quality through improved soil health. This new paradigm meets ESG and Sustainability goals.

Pangje Foundation Announces Their Newest Board Member James Turner

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pangje Foundation, a leader in innovative endangered species conservation and community support and education initiatives, announced today their newest Board Member: James Turner. James brings over 30 years of experience from the technology industry.

ESG Enterprise Delivers World’s First SaaS Solution to Help Companies Transition to Net Zero Carbon Emissions

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ESG Enterprise, today announced the launch of the world's first Carbon Neutrality Risk Management solution. As more companies trend towards pledging net zero emission by 2050, the carbon neutrality solution will become increasingly needed. The ESG Enterprise SaaS is designed to stay ahead of this trend by providing a solution to create a future-fit carbon neutrality management system.

ITS Looks to A Green Future by Cutting Down on Plastic Packaging

ROCK HILL, S.C., Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over 30 years, Industrial Test Systems, Inc. (ITS) has been a leading innovator of instruments and chemistries designed to test water quality. The company continues to push industry boundaries by shifting its packaging process and reducing its carbon footprint.

Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation Receive Global Excellence Award While Spearheading International Change During Pandemic

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation will receive the Global Excellence Award (GEA) from the Consortium of International Social and Financial Responsibility (CISFR) on February 15, 2021. This award highlights the Wilshire Foundation's outstanding achievements, advancements, and innovations in international business and global affairs.

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