Stranded at sea: 2000 cattle face culling by Spanish government

Inhabitat - Innovation

Stranded at sea with roughly 2000 cattle, two ships face are "crying out for help" from the Spanish government

MVRDV plans to sustainably repurpose the Dutch Expo 2000 Pavilion

Inhabitat - Innovation

The resident will transform the Dutch Pavilion into a co-working space

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Study attributes 1,500 UK deaths and $9bn of damage to climate change since 2000

Business Green

And, through four major UK flood events between 2000 and 2016, it also estimates climate change caused $9bn in damages.

MVRDV plans to sustainably repurpose the Dutch Expo 2000 Pavilion

AGreenLiving

MVRDV has unveiled plans to sustainably transform one of its seminal projects, the Dutch Pavilion at the 2000 World Expo in Hannover. The new vision for the Expo 2000 Pavilion will also retain the building’s third-floor forest, which made the pavilion an icon in the 2000 World Expo. MVRDV’s design for the original Expo 2000 Pavilion responds to the Dutch Expo theme “Holland Creates Space.”

Forests the size of France have been restored in the past 20 years

Inhabitat - Innovation

More than 59 million hectares of forests have been restored since the year 2000

Stranded at sea: 2000 cattle face culling by Spanish government

AGreenLiving

Read the original: Stranded at sea: 2000 cattle face culling by Spanish government. Several sailors are stranded outside the shores of Spain , fearing for the lives of hundreds of cattle aboard their ships. The managers of two vessels have accused the Spanish government of ignoring their calls for help. Further, they say that they are unable to dock since the Spanish government threatens to kill the cattle on board. One of the vessels that has been affected is the Karim Allah.

UN warns coronavirus may push millions of children into underage labour

Eco-Business

Coronavirus pandemic may spark the first rise in child labor since 2000, the United Nations warned

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In Cambodia, a new environment code languishes in legal limbo

Eco-Business

Deforestation, illegal sand mining and other environmental problems are rampant in Cambodia, which has lost nearly a quarter of its tree cover since 2000

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Electric Vehicle Market 2020-2027 Future Trends and Investing Developments

altenergymag

Electric Vehicle (EV) Market Worth US$ 2000+ Billion by 2027, Growing at a CAGR of 40.7% From 2020 to 2027 Exclusive Report by Precedence Research

Electric Vehicle Market to rising 40.7 percent till 2027

altenergymag

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for electric vehicles is projected to reach a revised size of US$ 2000+ Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 40.7% from 2020-2027.

Curitiba Is Evolving But Remains a Model for Urban Sustainability

The City Fix

I made my first pilgrimage in 2000, when Bogotá was implementing its bus rapid transit system, Transmilenio, and returned twice after that. I recently had the pleasure of re-visiting Curitiba, Brazil, thanks to an invitation from the Smart Cities Expo.

These beautiful tiles are made from recycled eggshells

Inhabitant

Since 2000, Nature Squared has worked with natural waste materials including recycled eggshells, seashells and feathers to create architectural products Each year, over 8.5 million metric tons of eggshells are discarded, most of which end up in landfills. Though often thought of as fragile, eggshells are calcium-rich and naturally UV-resistant.

BCA launches first one-stop smart portal on green building solutions in the region

Eco-Business

- SLEB Smart Hub contains energy data of 2000 buildings and offers a digital Smart Advisor that recommends suitable green building technologies, using big data analytics and artificial intelligence techniques - Close to 90 companies have already benefitted from SLEB Smart Hub

Flint Hills Resources to build largest-of-its-kind solar installation to help power its Minnesota refinery operations

Alternative Energy Mag

Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® status three consecutive years and has reduced its traditional criteria emissions by 70% since 2000 DEPCOM Power has partnered with Minnesota refinery, Flint Hills Resources, to build the largest-of-its-kind solar installation to power an oil refinery. The project will lower energy costs and improve energy efficiency for the Upper Midwest's largest fuel producer.

Plastic pollution is growing relentlessly as waste management and recycling fall short, says OECD

Envirotec Magazine

million tonnes (Mt) in 2000 to 29.1 Global plastics production doubled from 2000 to 2019 to reach 460 million tonnes. Global plastic waste generation more than doubled from 2000 to 2019 to 353 million tonnes.

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Italian Hero Gino Bartali Died This Day 20 Years Ago—Did His Cycle Rides Save 630 Jews During WWII?

Forbes Green Tech

Gino Bartali was a three-time winner of the Giro d'Italia cycle race (1936, 1937 and 1946) and a two-time winner of the Tour de France (1938 and 1948) but what people in May 2000 didn’t find out until some years later was that the champion cyclist lived a secret life.

The Roads & Traffic Expo Thailand

Eco-Business

At The Roads & Traffic Expo Thailand, we will be gathering over 2000 leading industry leaders and experts from across the entire roads transport ecosystem in Thailand on 29 - 30 July 2020 at BITEC, Bangkok.

Trash talk: UK’s rubbish crews miss more than 745,000 bin collections each year

Envirotec Magazine

Whitespace contacted 309 local authorities under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) to obtain the data for this study. Image credit: Rush Ashmore / Shutterstock.com.

The Fracking Industry's Methane Problem Is a Climate Problem

DeSmogBlog

Atmospheric levels of methane stopped increasing around the year 2000 and at the time were expected to decrease in the future.

The Future Energy Show Thailand 2019

Eco-Business

It will gather 2000 stakeholders of the energy eco-system in Thailand and beyond to discuss industry strategies, trends, and key innovation to help local energy stakeholders further drive Thailand's renewable and smart energy development and replicate industry best practicesLaunching this 27-28 November, The Future Energy Show Thailand is Thailand's most exciting energy event.

It’s official: Larger, more frequent wildfires are here

Grist

A recent study in Science Advances reported new evidence for this “palpable change”: Using records dating back to 1984, researchers found that, on average, fires are four times larger and three times more frequent since 2000.

Sponsored content: Viscoelastic coating technology is a tight acquisition for anti-corrision expert

Envirotec Magazine

Amcorr was originally established in June 2000 in San Antonio, USA and thereafter rapidly became the North American market leader of viscoelastic coatings and sealants in the corrosion industry, said the firm. This article contains paid-for content created in collaboration with Denso. .

Extreme Weather Keeps Maxing Out the Grid

GreenTechMedia

Since 2000, outages across the U.S. It’s been a very intense year for America’s power grid. Across the country, the electricity system just faced another stress-test as extreme heat taxed power plants and grid operators in the Pacific Northwest , Texas , and New York.

Agent of Impact: Jeffrey Ubben, Inclusive Capital Partners

Impact Alpha

Ubben was known as an activist investor at ValueAct, the $16 billion hedge fund he founded in 2000. ImpactAlpha, Sept. 18 – Oil giant BP this this week called Peak Oil. Ubben, a veteran hedge fund manager, is calling Peak Finance. Finance is, like, done,” he told the FT back in June.

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The future is climate-friendly software

GreenBiz

Energy use in data centers doubled from 2000 to 2005, a trend we thought would continue. The future is climate-friendly software. Sarah Golden. Fri, 06/04/2021 - 01:30.

Monitoring River Flushing and Hydropower from Space

Planet Pulse

Since 2000, the European Union has been working with member states on the EU Water Framework Directive with guidelines for reporting on flushing activities and providing ecological assessments.

Geo-data firm supports complex environmental clean-up project

Envirotec Magazine

Geo-date specialist Fugro has completed an environmental project supporting the clean-up of one of the most contaminated sites in Denmark.

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Electric car chargers fast-tracked in South East

Envirotec Magazine

Since launching Smart Connect in February 2021, UK Power Networks says it has approved more than 2000 new applications for electric car chargers, heat pumps, batteries and solar panels in record time.

Fish clogging in cooling tunnels threatens power station safety

Envirotec Magazine

Dungeness Power Station 2000. In February 2000 the station was closed for three days at a cost of more than £1m (2000 prices) when a large shoal of sprat was drawn into the two intakes and inundated the cooling water system, overwhelming the cleaning capacity of the band screens.

Study: People are moving to flood-prone areas, not away from them

Grist

According to a new flood mapping tool called the Global Flood Database , between 2000 and 2015, the population exposed to flooding in Malawi and Mozambique increased by 150 to 250 percent.

Fast Fashion: The Damage It’s Caused and How to Stop It

The Environmental Blog

Clothing production has approximately doubled since 2000, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down. Fashion is an industry that sometimes flies under the radar in terms of its environmental impact.

Keep a close eye on mercury

Envirotec Magazine

µg/m 3 ) and 0 – 2000 µg/m 3 (res. When properly contained and controlled, mercury can be used safely.

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Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors

GreenBiz

In 2000, around 80 percent of Phoenix households had grass; now only 14 percent do. Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors. CJ Clouse. Thu, 07/08/2021 - 02:11. Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here.

Sustainable infrastructure developer, Generate Capital, raises $2B

Renewable Energy World

The company works with more than 40 technology and project development partners, manages more than 2000 assets and has more than 1,000 customers, including companies, universities, school districts, cities and non-profits across North America.

Fume faculties

Envirotec Magazine

Figure 1: With the Protea 2000 duct- or stack-mounted analyser, the exhaust gas passes through a set of sintered metal panels, a proprietary technology said to remove the need for filtering.

Drainage components supplier offers support for project biodiversity

Envirotec Magazine

This follows a sharp decline in the UK population, with a report from 2018 suggesting numbers had halved since 2000 and fallen by roughly 97% on 1950s levels.

A glance at Lewisville Lake Levels

Econaur

In Oct 2000, Lewisville’s lake level was 521 feet previously mentioned normal. The U. Drought Monitor songs drought circumstances in the United States. Normal water levels in Lake Lewisville were doze to 15 toes below common on Thurs. The water level in this lake is normally regarding five feet below natural. During the summer months, raised pond levels help fish conceal from potential predators. Also, significant lake sums help fishing businesses.

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A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4%

Renewable Energy World

trillion invested in renewables globally between 2000 and 2020, only 2% went to Africa, despite the continent’s renewable energy potential and its need to bring modern energy to billions of citizens.

Study: People are moving to flood-prone areas, not away from them

Grist

According to a new flood mapping tool called the Global Flood Database , between 2000 and 2015, the population exposed to flooding in Malawi and Mozambique increased by 150 to 250 percent.

Making the UK’s net zero target real: Professional services firm comments on progress

Envirotec Magazine

UK leads the G20 having the most rapid decarbonisation rate since 2000, at 3.7%. The UK still leads the G20 in having the most rapid decarbonisation rate since 2000, at 3.7%.

From ambition to biodiversity action: Time to hold actors accountable

Envirotec Magazine

For instance, according to Eurostat, the populations of common farmland birds in Europe have declined by 17% since 2000. A northern flicker (Colaptes auratus L.), otherwise known as a soaring woodpecker (image credit: Marten Winter, iDiv).

With Billions in Fines, U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Ranks Are ‘Packed With Rogues’

DeSmogBlog

A new report from consumer watchdog group Public Citizen details how 111 known members of the Chamber — including major polluters and banks that back fossil fuels — have violated state and federal laws at least 15,896 times since 2000, totaling more than $156 billion in fines and penalties.

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T-REX Raises $40M Led by Riverstone Holdings to Accelerate Investment in Sustainable Infrastructure and Private Credit Markets

T Rex Group

About Riverstone Holdings LLC: Riverstone is an energy and power-focused private investment firm founded in 2000 by David M.