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EPA helps California’s Redwood Valley County Water District prepare for a changing climate (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/22)
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is helping the Redwood Valley County Water District, in Mendocino County, Calif. assess the risks they face from climate change and to take actions that increase resilience. The Wa ...

Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities;Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project (NJ) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/22)
(New York, N.Y.) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, on her first trip to New Jersey, was joined by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop at the Berry Lane Park project to highlight EPA funding ...

Project Officer - Green Economy Coalition - IIED, U.K. (2014/11/22)
This role offers a highly attractive opportunity to help develop a significant global initiative in ways that will influence a diverse range of audiences and make a major contribution to debate and action around the world. The project officer will w ...

Project Officer - IIED, U.K. (2014/11/22)
This role offers a highly attractive opportunity to help develop a significant global initiative in ways that will influence a diverse range of audiences and make a major contribution to debate and action around the world. The Project Officer will w ...

Reducing the vulnerability of urban slum dwellers in the Southern African region to the impact of climate change and disasters - eldis (2014/11/21)
Current estimates of climate change state that the world’s average temperature is due to increase by at least 2oC to 2.4oC over the next 50‐100 years. Furthermore it is expected that by the end of the century a range of additional impacts wi ...

Fighting for land security in Southern Africa - eldis (2014/11/21)
It has emerged quite clearly from Urban LandMark’s work in South Africa– and increasingly in the region– that the emergence of more sophisticated property markets has taken place locally and in most larger cities in the region. Whi ...

Counter-Terrorism Laws and Regulations - ISN (2014/11/21)
This paper explores a dilemma that has significant legal dimensions to it -- i.e., can humanitarian organizations continue to receive government funding for high risk, life-saving operations even though the aid is apparently becoming more vulnerable ...

Revision of the?Guidelines for the preparation of national communications by Parties included in Annex I to the Convention, Part II: UNFCCC reporting guidelines on national communications?. Technical paper. [FCCC/TP/2014/5] - UNFCCC Latest Documents (2014/11/21)

Rescued turtle gets a second chance at a long life - SPREP (2014/11/21)

EPA,federal and state agencies,rice growers,industry act to protect endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California (CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
SAN FRANCISCO — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, in cooperation with state agencies, rice growers and industry, announced an agreement to cr ...

Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
DALLAS – (Nov. 20, 2014) This holiday season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages people to save money and protect the environment by reducing the amount of wasted food that gets thrown away. In 2011 ...

Delta Western upgrades Dillingham facility to comply with federal oil spill prevention laws (AK) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
(Seattle—Nov. 20, 2014) Delta Western, Inc. has resolved violations of federal oil spill prevention laws at its facility in Dillingham, Alaska, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and t ...

Hundreds discuss rewriting the narrative on Africa and climate changeThe view from the back of the conference centre at the British Library for the 2014 Barbara Ward Lecture (Photo: Matt Wright/IIED) - IIED, U.K. (2014/11/21)
Hundreds of policy-makers, researchers and academics gathered in London on 20 November to hear climate expert Fatima Denton give IIED's 2014 Barbara Ward Lecture  and call for the narrative on Africa and climate change to be rewritten. Denton, ...

EPA Regional Administrator Tours Duluth Composting Facility,Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste (MN) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
For Immediate Release No. 14-OPA120(DULUTH, MINN. – November 20, 2014) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman highlighted the environmental benefits of diverting food waste from landfills tod ...

EPA Recognizes The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University City District for Helping to Reduce Methane-producing Food Waste in Landfills (PA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
PHILADELPHIA (November 20, 2014) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and University City District (UCD) for significant contributions to ...

Integrating EU Defence and Migration Policies in the Mediterranean - ISN (2014/11/21)
This paper discusses the challenge to European countries posed by cross-Mediterranean migration. The author also 1) examines some of the problems in the EU’s approach to migration; 2) looks at the challenges which the EU faces in extending its free ...

GCC-Asia Ties and Collective Security - ISN (2014/11/21)
This paper discusses how the Gulf Cooperation Council can draw inspiration from The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on regional economic, political and security cooperati ...

EPA Post-Construction Storm Water Runoff Workshop to be Held in Hilton Head,SC (SC) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
(ATLANTA) EPA Region 4 is hosting a one-day workshop in Hilton Head on December 12, 2014 to discuss the use of green infrastructure and low impact development controls to manage post-construction stormwater runoff to maintain pre& ...

EPA to Hold a Public Meeting concerning the Stauffer Chemical Superfund Sites Operable Unit 3 Cold Creek Swamp (AL) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
(ATLANTA) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a Public Meeting from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Turnerville Volunteer Fire Department, 13145 Highway 43 North, ...

Collaboration with Federal and State Agencies,Rice Growers and Industry Further Protect Endangered Salmon and Steelhead Trout (HQ, CA) - Govt. U.S.A. (2014/11/21)
WASHINGTON —Collaboration among federal and state agencies, rice growers and industry has created federally enforceable restrictions of the pesticide thiobencarb to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead trout in California. ...

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