January 2020 was the hottest January on record

Inhabitat - Innovation

Meanwhile, the 10 warmest January temperatures all took place this century, since 2002


Advocates raise fears over proposal to reopen DRC forests to loggers


Eve Bazaiba, current minister of environment of the Democratic Republic of Congo, submitted a plan in July that would end the moratorium on new logging concessions imposed in 2002


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For Decades, the Oil and Gas Industry Got Taxpayer Help from the Fracking Production Tax Credit


Known as the Section 29 Unconventional Fuels Production Tax Credit, this subsidy resulted in more than tripling the production of unconventional gas, at a cost of at least $10 billion to taxpayers, from 1980 to 2002. Read time: 6 mins Before the U.S.


How disease-focused venture philanthropy can accelerate cures

Impact Alpha

Since 2002, he has relied on infusions of insulin to control his blood sugar and remain alive. Just a few weeks after our son’s second birthday, when emergency room doctors told us his body had destroyed his ability to make insulin, he joined more than 1.6

Extreme weather conditions in Pakistan due to climate change

The Environmental Blog

Several other severe episodes of droughts were recorded in 1967–69, 1971, 1973–75, 1994, 1998–2002, and most recent 2009–15. Pakistan is considered one of the disaster-prone countries in Asia. Natural disasters such as Droughts, Floods, and heat waves have become common in the country.

Asia-Pacific is the next frontier for blended finance

Impact Alpha

According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), from 2002 to 2015 the region saw a fourfold decline from 1.11 ImpactAlpha, Jan. 23 – The Asia-Pacific region has seen enormous economic growth in the last few decades, which has lifted hundreds of millions out of extreme poverty.

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Romania to deploy 123 Solaris electric buses


Solaris is already well-known in Romania—since 2002, the bus-maker has supplied Romanian carriers with over 300 vehicles, including over 100 zero-emission trolleybuses and over 40 Urbino 12 electric buses.

Michigan reinstates property tax exemption for solar installations

Solar Power World

While attending the 7th Annual Michigan Energy Innovators Gala, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bills 4465 and 4069 and Senate Bill 47 that will reinstate the property tax exemption for renewable energy systems that was previously in effect from 2002 until 2012.

You are invited to 'New Climate Conversations: where we go from here' with E8 and Climate Solutions

E8 Cleantech Angels

Maren Costa began at Amazon in 2002 as a designer and was one of the founding members of , Amazon Employees for Climate Justice , which pioneered a shareholder resolution signed by more than 8,700 employees. Maren Costa joined Amazon in 2002 as a designer for the retail website.

Anglo-German barrier system won’t float away

Envirotec Magazine

” First designed in 2002, the system is seemingly used across Europe and has been deployed as both a flood defence and to hold back water to gain maintenance access to submerged structures such as bridge supports and sea defences.

COVID-19, 3D printing and the digital supply chain reckoning


The company’s gift to employees last Christmas: the 2002 book " Cradle to Cradle ," which it hopes will spur innovation from the bottom up. COVID-19, 3D printing and the digital supply chain reckoning. Heather Clancy. Thu, 05/14/2020 - 03:28.

Hydro-Québec named Canada’s best corporate citizen for 2021

Renewable Energy World

Corporate Knights first published this list in 2002. Hydro-Québec ranked first in the 2021 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada released by Corporate Knights magazine.

Sponsored content: Forward dive for long-lasting Landia mixers at St Andrews

Envirotec Magazine

In 6m-deep zero-visibility wastewater, three divers (and a dive manager) ensured that there was no interruption to the crucial aeration process in the oxidation ditches, which since 2002 has been served by three very low rpm Landia mixers.

The era of green finance

Renewable Energy World

Michael Castellarin, with Clairvest since 2002, handles industry research and investment origination, structuring and execution with a focus on waste management, environmental services, facility services and industrial services. By Michael Castellarin and Michael Andrisani.

Freshorize – Flying Towards Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

Freshorize was founded in 2002 by self-made-entrepreneur Aziz Patel. No stranger to long haul flights, Aziz recalls one flight in particular where he experienced unpleasant odors from the on-board lavatories.

Eco-Friendly Cameras: Best Options For Purchasing And Renting New And Used Equipment

Green Business Bureau

is an American technology company founded in 2002 by Nick Woodman. The development of eco-friendly cameras represent an important step towards sustainability in the photography industry.

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Good news: The media is getting the facts right on climate change


The previous study encompassing press coverage of climate science from 1988 to 2002 found that only 35 percent of it accurately reflected the scientific discourse.

Using a mineral ‘sponge’ to catch uranium

Envirotec Magazine

Since 2002, the DOE’s Office of Legacy Management has used the site to test a variety of different uranium-remediation technologies. Remediation technology said to reduce uranium levels ten-thousandfold at legacy site in Colorado.

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Granholm sworn in as 16th Secretary at U.S. Department of Energy

Renewable Energy World

Granholm was also the first woman elected Attorney General of Michigan, serving from 1998 to 2002. Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in Feb. 25 as the 16th Secretary of Energy by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, after a confirmation vote of 64-35 in the U.S. Senate.

Silver Spring Networks founder sees promise long-duration energy storage with iron-flow batteries

Renewable Energy World

In 2002, he co-founded Silver Spring Networks, a leader in smart grid networking and data solutions. Iron-flow battery provider appoints Eric Dresselhuys as CEO; company expected to go public later this year, trading under the symbol GWH. Last month ESS Inc.,

You are invited to 'New Climate Conversations: where we go from here' with E8 and Climate Solutions

E8 Cleantech Angels

Maren Costa began at Amazon in 2002 as a designer and was one of the founding members of , Amazon Employees for Climate Justice , which pioneered a shareholder resolution signed by more than 8,700 employees. Maren Costa joined Amazon in 2002 as a designer for the retail website.

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


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)


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

Germany Settles Nuclear Phaseout Legal Disputes for $2.9B


This was earlier than then planned but in line with the previous government’s schedule, as agreed to in 2002. The German government has agreed to a multibillion-euro compensation deal with major utility firms on Friday over its ongoing nuclear energy phaseout.

New York City Is About to Get an Injection of Tidal Power. Is This Time Different?


Verdant first started testing a prototype of its turbine, which it refers to as a free-flow kinetic hydropower system, in 2002. New York City may be weeks away from seeing tidal power injected onto the local grid.

On John Houghton


He was chair or co-chair of the IPCC’s scientific assessment working group until 2002 and lead editor of the first 3 IPCC reports. In 2002, American evangelical lobbyist Richard Cizik heard him speak on the evidence for global warming.

Slow fleet turnover means ICE vehicles could be on the roads for decades


years in 2002. Sales of EVs are growing—in some ahead-of-the-curve markets, plug-ins are outselling internal-combustion vehicles —and countries and regions around the world are announcing deadlines to phase out fossil-burners.

Biffa fast tracks £1bn green investment push

Business Green

The new update also confirmed that the company is on track to halve its emissions by 2030 having cut its emissions by 70 per cent since 2002. Leading waste management company announces it is well ahead of schedule to meet £1.25bn green infrastructure investment goal.

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The US is about to go all-in on paying farmers and foresters to trap carbon


So in 2002 when a timber company offered the family a hefty payment to allow them to cut some of their trees, they took the deal. Garrett is aiming to break the Iowa state record on corn yield, a title held by the famed farmer Francis Childs , who grew a shocking 442 bushels an acre in 2002.

The North American Development Bank emerges as financier of renewable energy in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region

Renewable Energy World

To increase the capital utilization, the bank’s sectoral mandate was expanded in 2002 to include other types of environmental infrastructure, including renewable energy projects. by Linda Allen, PhD, PE.

Biffa to help Manchester bin air pollution with electric refuse vehicle fleet

Business Green

The company claims to have already slashed its CO2 emissions by 65 per cent since 2002, and is targeting a further 50 per cent reduction by 2030.

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A zombie-fire outbreak may be growing in the North


They calculated that between 2002 and 2018, overwintering fires were responsible for 0.8 This story was originally published by Wired and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

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‘A common germ pool’: The frightening origins of the coronavirus


In November 2002, a 46-year-old man from the Chinese coastal province of Guangdong developed a fever and struggled to breathe. Not much is known about him except that he was a local government official with a wife and daughter.

With 25% of Europe’s greenhouse emissions coming from buildings, scientists suggest fundamental policy changes

Envirotec Magazine

While a Directive on the energy performance of buildings has been in place since 2002, recast in 2010 and revised in 2018, the results so far have been underwhelming”, says Gillett. The European Parliament in Brussels (image credit: diamond geezer , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license).

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Clean Energy Group announces retirement of Lewis Milford as President; Seth Mullendore named successor

Renewable Energy World

That effort led to the creation of another national nonprofit in 2002, the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA). Clean Energy Group (CEG), a national nonprofit that works on clean energy and climate, announced the retirement of Lewis Milford, its founder and president.

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GM shows 12 future EVs, new Ultium battery system


It will be followed by a more conventional SUV at an unspecified date, echoing the Hummer H2 lineup offered from 2002 through 2009.

The COVID-19 Impact on Cleantech Investment (Virtual Happy Hour)

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

They bring clients access to the trends, companies and people shaping the future and the customized advice and support businesses need to engage external innovation.The company was established in 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco with people based in London, Paris and Boston.

Coral reef capacity has declined by 50% since the 1950s


The study found that fish catches peaked in 2002 and steadily declined over the years. A recent study published by One Earth has revealed the troubled state of coral reefs globally and their impact on the ecosystem. The researchers established that the coral reefs’ capacity to offer ecological services relied upon by humans has declined by 50% since the 1950s.

The Rising Toll of Murdered Environmental Activists

Green Market Oracle

As reported by the Guardian a recent report indicates that at least 1,558 environmental activists in 50 states were killed between 2002 and 2017. Each year environmental activists are killed for trying to defend the natural world.

Management and maintenance of effluent and discharge in railway depots

Envirotec Magazine

Companies in Scotland meanwhile, must comply with Section 26 of the Sewerage (Scotland) Act 2002 and Water Resources (Scotland) Act 2013. Image credit: SOCOTEC.

Pipe upgrade project set to slash methane footprint of Britain's gas network

Business Green

Ford unveils its 2022 F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck


The name harkens back to “the fastest truck in the world,” the Lightning F-150 SVT, which launched in 2002 with a high-performance V-8. The most popular vehicle line in the U.S. now includes a battery-electric pickup truck. Is this the turning point for EVs?

Joseph Kopser to Lead CleanTX Inaugural Advisory Board


Army for 20 years earning the Combat Action Badge, Army Ranger Tab and Bronze Star and is a graduate of West Point with a BS in Aerospace Engineering and also received a Masters from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2002. Press Advisory from the CleanTX Organization. Embargoed Until 10:00am on Monday, March 25, 2019: Contact: Ryan Edwards (CleanTX Board Chair), ryan@cleantx.org. Joseph Kopser to Lead CleanTX Inaugural Advisory Board.