The World Bank Group, along with 12 international organizations, launched a new initiative on May 25 that will make it easier for governments, the private sector and the global community to work together to lessen the impacts of climate change and for the private sector to play a more active role in the design of policies and programs that tackle climate change.
New Energy Transition Platform launched to work with international state and regional governments in developing and implementing innovative energy policies - The highly industrialized German region of North Rhine-Westphalia has partnered with The Climate Group and Stiftung Mercator to formally launch the Energy Transition Platform today at the public launch event in Düsseldorf.
There is no doubt that there is a big push for biochemicals. The problem is major users don’t want to pay a premium or sacrifice on product quality for green chemicals. S2G Biochem, a Vancouver-based firm, has come up with a process to transform less well used sugars into a specialty biochemical and at the same time co-produce more commonly used biochemicals in a cost-effective way.
Seair Inc. has inked an agreement with SNC-Lavalin to provide water treatment services for the international construction company.
Vancouver-based Bayhorse Silver Inc. is installing a closed-loop wine water treatment pilot plant at its Ontario OR silver mine. The company is using the SOLO Processing System from GreenHawk Global Corp.