4 ways companies can build low-carbon supply chains

GreenBiz

From McDonald's 2001 commitment to sustainable fish to Walmart’s 2017 Project Gigaton launch, the length and path of these journeys ranges widely. GreenBiz 20 Supply Chain

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Tribute in Light endangers migrating birds

Inhabitat - Innovation

New York City’s annual September 11 Tribute in Light seeks to console a still-damaged city and commemorate those lost in the 2001 Twin Tower attacks. Unfortunately, the stunning beams of light also mesmerize birds, sometimes luring them to their deaths

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BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund and Builders Fund back early childhood learning platform Acelero

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 18 — New York-based Acelero launched in 2001 to work with local communities to improve early childhood education outcomes for low-income.

Rosario, Argentina Uses Urban Farming to Tackle Economic and Climate Crises

The City Fix

When the country’s economy collapsed in 2001, a quarter of Rosario’s workforce was suddenly unemployed; more than half of its population dropped below the poverty line. The residents of Rosario, Argentina’s third-largest city, are no strangers to crises.

Scientists calculate trade-related ‘deforestation footprint’ of rich countries

Eco-Business

A new study has found that the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Japan 'imported' more than 90% their national deforestation footprints from abroad between 2001 and 2015, most of which were from tropical forests

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Accelerating a Reliable, Clean Energy Future

LA CleanTech Incubator

The result of raging wildfires and prolonged heat waves combined with other grid planning factors led to power outages and rotating blackouts that had not occurred since the 2001 energy crisis.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes Encourages Youth to Save the Planet

Green Living Guy

Established in 2001 by author T. Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is a national award that celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the U.S. and Canada.

BMW’s Peter Lamp joins Wildcat Discovery Technologies as a new board member

Charged

Dr. Lamp joined BMW in 2001 as a development engineer for fuel cell systems. Battery material developer Wildcat Discovery Technologies recently announced that Dr. Peter Lamp has joined its Board of Directors.

What’s Changed in Cleantech Investing? Two things: Economics and Returns

Cleantech Blog

I’ve been investing in cleantech since 2001, founded a bunch of startups, and have a good stack of exits to my name across every cleantech investing wave. In fact my last 4 investments have all exited. Not sure I’ll ever be able to say that again. And renewable power is cheaper than fossil. It’s fun […]. Blog BP cleantech cleantech investing energy energy economics exxonmobil renewables Shell Tesla Motors Total

Ohio’s COTA orders 8 more battery-electric buses and infrastructure from NFI

Charged

Since 2001, NFI has delivered over 165 transit buses to COTA.

New Jersey Transit orders 8 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE NG electric buses

Charged

With nearly 2,300 transit buses and motor coaches delivered since 2001, NJ Transit has relied on NFI’s advanced technology for decades.

Extreme weather conditions in Pakistan due to climate change

The Environmental Blog

On the other hand Pakistan has a long history of floods and floods of 1928, 1929, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1973, 1976, 1988, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2008, 2010, and recent 2020 share the saddest events with tremendous damages in the country.

Battling poor air quality and COVID-19 risk using smart technology

Ambisense

they thought of the 2001 movie by Steven Spielberg – a film which grossed $258M giving investors a healthy 2.5x Back in 2013, Ambisense was in stealth mode, and when most people thought of the term A.I. return (Ambisense investors take note.) My involvement in Ambisense at that early stage was to try and help . Continue reading "Battling poor air quality and COVID-19 risk using smart technology".

EPA proposes new emissions regulations for heavy trucks

Charged

The new standards, which would take effect beginning with the 2027 model year, include the first proposed cuts to nitrogen oxide emissions for heavy-duty trucks since 2001. As expected, the EPA has released its proposed new rules to reduce emissions from heavy-duty vehicles.

New Chinese Mini EV flying off the lots

Charged

As ZoZo Go recounts, GM leaders in Detroit were dismissive of the SGMW joint venture when it was initially proposed back in 2001. Bring the prices of EVs down, and people will buy.

4 ways companies can build low-carbon supply chains

AGreenLiving

From McDonald’s 2001 commitment to sustainable fish to Walmart’s 2017 Project Gigaton launch, the length and path of these journeys ranges widely. Originally posted here: 4 ways companies can build low-carbon supply chains. Business Green 2001-commitment and-path greenbiz 20 length project project-gigaton ranges-widely- supply-chain the-length these-journeys walmart

Oil giant Phillips 66 makes strategic investment in battery material supplier Novonix

Charged

Conspiracy fans, take note: “Novonix” sounds eerily similar to “Ovonics,” a company that was acquired by Texaco in 2001. Multinational oil giants are beginning to invest in companies in several different sectors of the EV industry.

Various Positions at Canadian Solar

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Founded in 2001, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s fastest-growing companies in the solar industry and has been listed on the NASDAQ since November 2006. Various Positions | Canadian Solar | Austin, TX. About Canadian Solar: Canadian Solar Inc. NASDAQ: CSIQ) is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of solar cells, modules and custom-designed solar power applications.

Various Positions at Canadian Solar

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Founded in 2001, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s fastest-growing companies in the solar industry and has been listed on the NASDAQ since November 2006. Various Positions | Canadian Solar | Austin, TX. About Canadian Solar: Canadian Solar Inc. NASDAQ: CSIQ) is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of solar cells, modules and custom-designed solar power applications.

9-11 responders with the greatest exposure to toxic dust have a higher likelihood of liver disease

Envirotec Magazine

Their study seemingly links the increase in liver disease risk to the quantity of toxic dust the workers were exposed to, which was greatest immediately after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Image credit: Wally Gobetz , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license ).

Late-Breaking Optimism in Glasgow

Climate 4.0

I think of HAL 9000's implacable red eye staring relentlessly, tirelessly at the activities of the Discovery One's unfortunate crew in Arthur Clarke's novel and Stanley Kubrick's movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Study shows substantial difference in radon levels between Canada and Sweden

Envirotec Magazine

Inhalation of radioactive radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and is estimated to have caused approximately 88,000 Canadian lung cancer cases since 2001.

Mixing it up with energy savings

Envirotec Magazine

The WPCF was constructed here in 1950, with upgrades made in 1968, 1972 and 2001.

EPA might water down its cleanup standards for Seattle’s only river

Grist

The five-mile stretch of Seattle’s only river was declared a Superfund site in 2001 after nearly 100 years of industrial activity, such as the manufacturing of airplane parts and the production of asphalt. It isn’t easy to undo a century of industrial pollution — or even agree on how to do it.

Understand more about Disinfection at lesser hazard

Econaur

2001; Young and Setlow 2003; Cortezzo et al. Chlorine dioxide can be used for air disinfection and was the principal agent used in the decontamination of buildings in the United States after the 2001 anthrax attacks.

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Sponsored Content: Your post-lockdown pollution-prevention plan: Why it pays to be proactive

Envirotec Magazine

Outside of specific legal requirements, such as the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) Regulations 2001, there is not a single piece of overarching legislation dictating the various measures required to prevent and contain pollution across a site.

Is it irresponsible or ‘doomism’ to predict societal collapse?

Low Impact

I’ve been saying it since Lowimpact.org was launched in 2001, when it was a more unusual position to take than it is now. When Lowimpact started off in 2001, it was much more difficult to engage people.

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Deforestation emissions far higher than previously thought, study finds

Grist

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Carbon emissions from tropical deforestation this century are far higher than previously thought, doubling in just two decades and continuing to accelerate, according to a study.

Groundwater monitoring underpins management of the Great Fen

Envirotec Magazine

In 2001, five organisations came together to set out a vision for the Great Fen, with the aim of providing a more sustainable future for the area. The Great Fen stretches between Peterborough and Huntngdon, and contains many farms and villages, as well as two national nature reserves.

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Report Calls for a Ground-Up Overhaul of Federal Transmission Grid Policy

GreenTechMedia

“Not only yes, but hell yes,” James Hoecker, FERC chairman from 1997 to 2001, said of the need for major new transmission investment in a Wednesday webinar introducing the report. The policies that govern U.S.

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Solar Net Metering Under Threat as Shadowy Group Demands Intervention in State Policies

GreenTechMedia

FERC has addressed net energy metering before in decisions in 2001 and in 2009, Peskoe said. Solar net metering, the backbone of the U.S.

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Why Natural Gas Prices Quadrupled In Two Years

R-Squared Energy

trillion cubic feet (Tcf) in 2001 (24 % of production that year) to 11.3 Following my previous article on U.S. natural gas production, I engaged in a Twitter discussion on the causes of the natural gas price surge over the past two years. I'm not so sure this article gets it right.

GHG Protocol: Scope 1 Emissions Explained

Green Business Bureau

The 2001 GHG Protocol’s guidelines were the first to categorize business GHGs as scope 1 emissions, scope 2 emissions, and scope 3 emissions. What is the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol?

Steps taken by Government of India in Promoting Energy Efficient Buildings

Econaur

In 2001, the Indian Government introduced the Energy Conservation Act (Bureau of Energy Efficiency, 2011). The Energy Conservation Act, 2001 empowers the Government of India to prescribe ECBC in India. Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

What post-Covid communities could look like, if enough of us want it

Low Impact

He founded Lowimpact.org in 2001, spent 3 years on the board of the Ecological Land Co-op and was a founder of NonCorporate.org. Here’s a little story for anyone who’s noticed that things aren’t going too well in our communities.

Consumers Are Playing a Big Role in Keeping the Lights On in California This Week

GreenTechMedia

After a massive heat wave in California that led grid operator CAISO to order its first rolling blackouts since the 2001 energy crisis on Friday and Saturday, the state has thus far managed to avoid further forced outages.

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Conservative Party Given £651k by Aviation Industry

DeSmogBlog

Harborne has donated over £15 million to the Conservatives and Reform UK in total since 2001, with the majority made since 2018.

Now on Netflix: David Attenborough’s disappearing wilderness

Grist

If you watched BBC blockbusters like Planet Earth (2006) or Blue Planet (2001), you would have been excused for thinking that nature was doing better than ever. For decades, David Attenborough’s soft, rumbling voice took us on tours of the pristine wilderness.

Imelda dumped 40 inches of rain on Texas — and it wasn’t even a hurricane?

Grist

Back in 2001, Tropical Storm Allison doused Houston with as much as 25 inches of rain, causing some $5 billion in damages. Tropical Depression Imelda turned southeast Texas into a disaster zone last week, dumping more than 40 inches of rain east of Houston and bringing back memories of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey in 2016. Hundreds of homes have been flooded and more than 1,000 people rescued from the floodwaters. Who would have thought a “tropical depression” could be this terrible?

We need to completely close down industrial animal agriculture

Low Impact

He founded Lowimpact.org in 2001, spent 3 years on the board of the Ecological Land Co-op and was a founder of NonCorporate.org. Industrial agriculture is cruel to animals, cruel to people who work in it, it damages the environment and concentrates wealth in very few hands.

Inaugural Frontline Community Fellows Imagine a New Economy, Build Community Learning Cohort

Front And Centered

Coming to Seattle as an immigrant from South America in 2001, she got involved as a parent of two teenagers in Seattle Public Schools and became a community organizer advocating for closing the academic gap for children of color.

'Misuse of climate science': Legal complaint lodged over Glencore's emissions claims

Business Green

If the Australian authorities find that Glencore has violated the Corporations Act 2001 or Australian consumer law, the company could face financial penalties in addition to injunctions which would prevent it from making such claims in the future, ClientEarth said.

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Scope 1 2 3 Emissions Explained: Understanding the GHG Protocol’s Emission Classification System

Green Business Bureau

This scope 1, 2, and 3 emission system first appeared in the 2001 Greenhouse Gas Protocol. What are Scope 1 2 3 Emissions? Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions are a way of categorizing business emissions, accounting for both direct and indirect emitted greenhouse gasses (GHGs).