May 2008 Archives

Oberlin College's Sustainability House

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Article and Video: This Green House (~6 min.) from the New York Times, May 26, 2008

A day with the environmentally conscious students living in the ‘sustainability house’ at Oberlin College.

International Environmental Standard -- ISO 14001

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ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses. It prescribes controls for those activities that have an effect on the environment. These include the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste and energy consumption.” For more details click here.

EPA Libraries opening, grudgingly, in a small way

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To read more about it, go to this news release on the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility PEER website.

Environmental Justice -- new journal

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“Mary Ann Liebert brings out premier issue of Environmental Justice - 15 May 2008

Publisher Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., US, has announced the launch of a new journal - Environmental Justice. Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health serves as Editor-in-Chief of the journal, the premier issue of which is available for free online at www.liebertpub.com/env.

The inaugural issue focuses on analyses of past and contemporary environmental compliance and enforcement, activism, and corrective actions, environmental politics, environmental health disparities, environmental epidemiology, environmental sociology, and environmental history.”

Source: Knowledgespeak Newsletter May 15, 2008

EnergyCurrent.com -- an Energy Business News Source

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EnergyCurrent.com redesigns website - 07 May 2008

EnergyCurrent.com has redesigned its website and released several new features in advance of the 2008 Offshore Technology Conference. EnergyCurrent.com is a publisher of upstream energy business news focused on offshore petroleum and emerging and alternative energy resources.

The new site design gives readers around the world better access to expansive coverage of the upstream energy sector. The redesigned site features significant improvements in overall readability and navigation, allowing readers to more easily drill down to the news that is important for them. New features include an events calendar, industry links, a translation tool powered by Google and the EnergyWiki.

EnergyCurrent.com is projected as a one-stop resource for the latest news on the rapidly growing upstream energy business segments of Offshore Oil and Gas and Emerging and Alternative Energy resources. With more than 10,000 stores published to date, coverage focuses on global offshore exploration and production of oil and gas, field development and construction, the global LNG industry and renewable energy resources such as wind energy, wave energy, solar power, and bio-fuels. EnergyCurrent.com is free to read online and offers a free daily email digest recapping the previous day’s stories, an events calendar and a free business encyclopedia, EnergyWiki.” Source: Knowledgespeak Newsletter, May 7, 2008

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