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.

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.

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.”

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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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The Stretch of River Holding Spain’s Pumped Hydro Future

GreenTechMedia

” Furthermore, said the developer, the Riba-roja is part of the Natura 2000 European network of core breeding and resting sites for rare and threatened species.

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%.

Urgent action on carbon measurement needed, according to academic group

Envirotec Magazine

Unreliable data is responsible for variances of up to 2000% in forecasting carbon usage, prompting an urgent call for common data standards, reporting structures and changes in asset design.

What Is Toxic Fast Fashion and How Does It Impact the Environment?

Green Business Bureau

in 2000, the New York Times expressed that it arrived just at the right time as consumers had become more likely to hunt for bargains rather than shop at department stores and it was now “more chic to pay less.” Sustainable Fashion Starts With Eliminating Toxic Fast Fashion.

The History of Earth Day: A Look At Where It All Began – Part 1

Green Business Bureau

2000 : The power of digital technology is leveraged to create awareness and drive conversations concerning environmentalism.

14th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (Sustainable City 2020)

Eco-Business

The 14th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability addresses all aspects of the urban environment aiming to provide solutions leading towards sustainability.

15th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (Sustainable City 2020)

Eco-Business

The 15th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability addresses all aspects of the urban environment and aims to provide solutions leading towards sustainability.

District of Massachusetts Reaffirms Broad Defense of Filed Rate Doctrine

Energy and Cleantech Council

2000). 2000) (“While the termination charge is not a traditional ‘rate’ for continuing service, the filed rate doctrine sweeps more broadly and governs ancillary conditions and terms included in the tariff.”). See Addressing the 2000–2001 Western Energy Crisis , Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Mar.

Metals recycler supports the Transport for London scrappage scheme

Envirotec Magazine

Metals recycler EMR is supporting the Transport for London (TFL) scrappage scheme at six sites across the capital. EMR Metal Recycling has Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATF) in Brentford, Canning Town, Mitcham, Neasden, Wandsworth and Willesden which are supporting the TFL scrappage scheme.

Perseverance touches down on the red planet

Envirotec Magazine

When landing, the Perseverance and Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity will operate around 2000 km from each other. NASA’s Perseverance rover , launched in July 2020, landed on Mars on 18 February.

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What Is Toxic Fast Fashion and How Does It Impact the Environment?

Green Business Bureau

in 2000, the New York Times expressed that it arrived just at the right time as consumers had become more likely to hunt for bargains rather than shop at department stores and it was now “more chic to pay less.” Sustainable Fashion Starts With Eliminating Toxic Fast Fashion.

This carbon challenge is bigger than cars, aviation and shipping combined

GreenBiz

As industrialization accelerates in China, India and other emerging markets, global demand for industrial heat has grown by 50 percent since 2000, estimates BloombergNEF , and without lower carbon options, will continue to rise. .

Surveying the scrap metal landscape

Envirotec Magazine

Economic growth has driven ongoing demand for waste metals since 2000. To take the examples of copper and aluminium, global usage of waste copper has increased by 41%, while production of aluminium from waste increased by a massive 86% since 2000.

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Multiphysics modeling of fuel cells (free webinar)

Charged

and has been with COMSOL since 2000. Battery electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles have unique marketplaces. Electric vehicles that must minimize weight (e.g.

A 2020 Vision for Sustainability

Terra Infirma

For Sustainability people, 2020 is a bit like when we hit 1984 and the Western World wasn’t run by oppressive, manipulative regimes, or 2000 and we found that the sky wasn’t purple and people weren’t running everywhere (ask your parents/a Prince obsessive).

Are property owners prepared for the impacts of climate change on flooding in the UK?

Envirotec Magazine

Between 2000 and 2014, 45 percent of rainfall records were broken in terms of wettest year, wettest period and wettest months on record. Flooding in Perth, Scotland in 2015, when the River Tay burst its banks. In this case, the flood defences did their job.

Enervee takes Southern California Edison Cars live in SoCal

Enervee

Driving electric vehicle awareness, envy and purchases Enervee is pleased to announce that the SCE Cars Choice Engine® platform was launched on May 23rd for Southern California Edison. SCE Cars will help customers in the market for an internal combustion engine vehicle?—?actually actually shopping for their next car?—?discover discover that an EV just might be their dream car…fun to drive, clean and affordable.

New materials discovered in toxic mining waste

Envirotec Magazine

Environmental disasters involving mining waste have repeatedly made the headlines in the past, such as in Romania in 2000 or in Brazil in 2015. In politically sensitive regions of the West Balkans, the mineralogist and crystallographer Tamara ?or?evi?

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The Doomsday Clock has been ticking for 70 years. It’s time to let it die.

Grist

The year 2000 was going to cause large-scale electricity blackouts and computer failures in a Y2K apocalypse — and then it didn’t, thanks to the hard work of many computer programmers behind the scenes.

The New Corporate Stakeholder: Earth

Green Business Bureau

The 2000’s brought us a business focus on the customer experience. Capitalism as it has been practiced in recent decades has been focused and almost obsessed with maximizing profits for shareholders. It’s hard to argue that capitalism is not the most beneficial way to run a country.

How to Be A Sustainable Fashion Brand: Trends and Ideas for Your Business

Green Business Bureau

This consumption demand has driven fashion retailers to producing almost twice the amount of clothing than they did in 2000. . The World Needs a More Sustainable Fashion Industry. Sustainable fashion is our only option.

20 must-read books about food systems

GreenBiz

Between 1970 and 2000, food activists in New York City pushed to improve public school lunches, provide meals to those affected by the AIDS epidemic and establish food co-ops. 20 must-read books about food systems. Danielle Nierenberg. Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:50.

Scientists say ocean life could rebound in 30 years — if we act now

Grist

percent of the ocean in 2000 to 7.4 This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review.

New research reveals ‘megatrends’ that will affect forests in the next decade

Envirotec Magazine

Access to digital communication technology has grown exponentially in recent years, with a sevenfold increase in internet and mobile cellular use since 2000.

Climate Risk Index: Bolstering resilience more critical than ever as climate impacts escalate

Business Green

Calls come as Global Climate Risk Index estimates climate change has taken 475, 000 lives and incurred $2.56tr of economic damages between 2000 and 2019.

Learning and Sharing in the Time of Corona

Fairsnape

Pam and I met in Second life back in mid 2000’s and then with Paul Wilkinson and Jodie Miners formed Be2Camp – now dormant but Paul has an archive of posts on his ExtranetEvolution blog ).