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EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative/Plan Builds Capacity to Protect Human Health and the Environment in a Changing Climate (HQ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/1)
WASHINGTON--As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, EPA today released plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change impacts such as flooding, sea level rise, severe weather and temper ...

EPA Releases Climate Plans on Fifth Anniversary of President Obama’s Sustainability Initiative (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/31)
Plan Builds Capacity to Protect Human Health and the Environment in a Changing Climate Contact: Jason McDonald, (404) 562-9203, mcdonald.jason@epa.govATLANTA--As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan&# ...

EPA Approves GHG Permitting Program in Texas (TX) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/31)
DALLAS – (Oct. 31, 2014) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the State of Texas program to issue greenhouse gas (GHG) permits for new and modified facilities. The Texas Commission on Env ...

Are Kazakhstan's plans for a greener future at risk?Animals gather in the shade of a rusting ship by the Aral Sea. The shrinking of the Aral Sea is a major environmental concern (Photo: Mark Pitcher) - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
A major recent government restructure could present obstacles as well as opportunities for Kazakhstan's transition to a green economy, writes Saule Ospanova. Kazakhstan's Ministry of Environmental Protection and Water Resources was closed in August, ...

OECD Economic Survey of Slovak Republic launches Wednesday 5 November 2014 - OECD (2014/10/31)
The OECD’s latest Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic, to be published on Wednesday 5 November 2014, assesses the country’s prospects for inclusive economic growth and sustainable public finances. The Survey discusses the short term economic o ...

Researcher on Consumption, Urbanisation and Food Systems - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
Fixed-term contract, full-time (35 hours a week) We are looking for a researcher to work on our'change initiative'on consumption, urbanisation and food systems. This is a full-time, fixed-term contract to September 2015, with the possibility of an e ...

Critical theme: a Southern Solidarity FundTemporary shelters on embankments around the island of Padma Pakur in the Bay of Bengal. Rising sea levels affect hundreds of thousands of villagers living on the low islands (Photo: Espen Rasmussen/PANOS) - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
The idea of a Southern Solidarity Fund (SSF) will be discussed by Dr Benito Müller in the latest in a series of seminars at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) on 6 November 2014. An SSF would receive voluntary cont ...

Al Qaeda and ISIS Have Declared War on China – Will Beijing Now Arm the Kurds? - ISN (2014/10/31)
This publication examines how the advances of Islamic State militants are impacting Sino-Turkish relations. According to the author, China accuses Turkey of allowing the transit of Uyghur jihadists into Syria and Iraq. In response, Beijing might deci ...

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
Permanent position, full-time (35 hours a week) We are recruiting a Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager. This is a full-time, permanent position based in our Central London office. The salary is £41,912 to £46,169, plus ...

Women still struggling in labour market in Asia Pacific, says OECD - OECD (2014/10/31)
Gains in education have helped narrow the gender gap in the labour market in Asia Pacific but many challenges remain, according to a new OECD report.

Leadership Teams Coordinator - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
Full-time (35 hours a week), permanent. We are recruiting a new position of Leadership Teams Coordinator. This is a full-time, permanent position based in our Central London office. The salary is £34,563, to £38,055 plus benefits, depending on ...

Wanted: Latest advertised roles at IIEDA number of roles with IIED are currently being advertised (Photo: IIED) - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
Four positions, ranging from researcher to coordinator roles, are currently being advertised by the International Institute for Environment& Development (IIED). We are an independent policy research organisation based in the UK and active in ...

IIED at the World Parks Congress 2014Australia's Border Ranges National Park: more than three-quarters of the park is managed as wilderness and access is by foot only. The World Parks Congress will look at how to protect and manage areas such as these (Ph - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
IIED and its partners will be at this year's World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia from 12-19 November 2014. A global conservation event and a landmark forum on protected areas, the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) is held once every ten years ...

Eco Drive Promotion Month: Start Eco-driving to Save the Earth and Money - Govt. Japan (2014/10/31)

Donor Liaison Manager - IIED, U.K. (2014/10/31)
Permanent position, full-time (35 hours a week) We are recruiting a new position of Donor Liaison Manager. This is a full-time, permanent position based in our Central London office. The salary is £34,563, to £38,055 plus benefits, depending o ...

Kiribati Met Services help Tarawa Drought Response Plan - SPREP (2014/10/31)

First meeting of Green Climate Fund Board postponed - UNFCCC Press Releases & Advisories (2014/10/31)

Under Settlement,City of Derby,Conn. Will Pay$675,000 for Cleanup Costs at O’Sullivan’s Island Site (CT) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/31)
BOSTON – EPA and the U.S. Dept. of Justice have reached a settlement with the City of Derby, Conn., for partial reimbursement of EPA’s past costs incurred in addressing contamination at the O’Sullivan’s Island Site.The pro ...

EPA Administrator McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Mayor Menino (MA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/31)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 30, 2014EPA Administrator McCarthy Statement on the Passing of Mayor MeninoI knew and worked with Mayor Menino for many years. His leadership and love of the city of Boston will forever be remembered. His commitment t ...

EPA Proposes Revised Plan to Remove Mercury Contaminated Sediment from Bottom of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes,New Jersey (NJ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/10/31)
(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed a new plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the l ...

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