Member Press Releases

 

Nairobi, 15 March 2019 – Today, the head of Chinese delegation, Zhao Yingmin, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, and Joyce Msuya, Acting Head of UN Environment, jointly announced that China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution.

Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green technologies, and improve air quality in cities and regions across the world. 

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WED Event (Rous, Australia): 160 litre Challenge

A water saving competition for residents of the Northern Rivers NSW, Australia to reduce water use to less than 160 litres per person per day. Reducing water use will also reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions. Northern Rivers' residents use approximately 194...

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WED Event (Los Angeles, US): Blue Rock Beach Society’s Venice Beach Cleanup

Blue Rock Beach Society is hosting their first beach cleanup at Venice Beach in honor of World Environment Day!  June 5th 2019, 1:30-3:30 p.m                                                                                                                               ...

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ECO-HUB

Come and visit the Matter of Trust Eco-Hub and model factory in downtown San Francisco. Take a tour to see what is possible in the world of Clean Air, Clear Water, Alternative Energy, Ideal Materials and Eco-Industry! Matter of Trust Eco-Industrial Hub 1566 Howard...

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PLASTIC POLLUTION COALITION MEETING IN DC

Plastic Pollution Coalition Invites you to join us for our monthly lunch gathering to meet and hear Dr. Pete Myers Founder and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences and PPC Scientific Advisor speak about hormone hacking chemicals found in plastics,...

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Coal + Ice–Cold Beer for a Warm Planet

Pic: Beth Rattner This panel, part of the COAL + ICE photography show, is titled "Cold Beer for a Warm Planet: How to Keep Cool without Making the Earth Hot". It asks "Is there another way to keep comfortable in our homes, offices, and cars without air conditioning?...

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Youth Sustainability Summit

Youth Sustainability Summit: An opportunity for young people to network with like-minded peers, attend workshops on climate action, and gain new tools to make a change in their school community. Who: Middle and high school students who want to learn more about or get...

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GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGEMAKERS

Join us on September 15th when we launch Global Climate Changemakers. Whether you are already doing good work, or want to know where to begin, you’ll hear from fellow changemakers in education and climate action, and you’ll roll up your sleeves to work on on some big...

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COLD BEER FOR A WARM PLANET

Is there another way to keep comfortable in our homes, offices, and cars without air conditioning? Can we keep our beer cold without warming the planet? Refrigerants are the number one cause of greenhouse gases and, as our population grows, the demand for air...

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OPENING RECEPTION: 10,000 FAHRENHEIT AND WILDFIRES

Join the San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) for the opening reception of our Fall exhibitions, 10,000 Fahrenheit and Young Suh: Wildfires. Scientists estimate that the surface of the sun is approximately 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, yet the sun has...

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CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT SPEAKER SERIES #3

The Friday afternoon session is dedicated to deeper thinking and consideration of the systemic challenges of processing global climate change including evaluating deep time of living systems in comparison to the 21stcentury expectations of human systems, our...

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