Environment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The country's natural resources and environment are seen by the government as places of extraction to make drastic budget cuts. But, what is needed is more conservation funding, not...more
The Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (CARH) is looking for eligible applicants for them to apply for scholarship, which will be $1,000 per semester for educational expenses, with four years...more
Board members of the St. Lawrence River Valley Redevelopment Agency and the St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency awarded $436,358 for 10 projects through the 2014 Community Development...more
In view of the White House's climate change report released on May 6, known as the Third National Climate Assessment, Mashable has rounded up ways on how one can help slow down climate change and...more
The Congress, the Supreme Court, and the White House all agree that the government can and should be tackling carbon pollution from dirty power plants.
President Barack Obama has recently...more
A new study shows that chronic childhood asthma is the likely result of being exposed to too much traffic air pollution on busy highways. Traffic pollution was viewed to only trigger asthma...more
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Treasury announces a $150 million in state funds to be given to clean energy manufacturers.
The funds are part of the Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax...more
According to a new research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, protected natural parks in Costa Rica reduced poverty in neighboring communities by promoting...more
Calgary-based container pick-up social enterprise, the Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research, is experiencing success with its recycling venture.
To date, the social business has...more
Raya the Sanitation Muppet, first introduced at the Reinvent the Toilet Fair: India, is the latest addition to the beloved children's show, Sesame Street. She will appear as part of Sesame Street's...more