A Look At WM Motor, One Of The Tesla-Inspired Chinese EV Startups

CleanTechnica

In 2003, a new automotive startup was founded in California, but had only a 10% chance of success, according to its current CEO. By 2019, the same company had already made close to a million passenger cars and had become the leading EV maker in the world.

Tesla Gets A Mixed Debut In Largest Danish Car Owner Satisfaction Report

CleanTechnica

Tesla is represented for the first time since the first report came out in 2003, with mixed results. The Danish Motorist Association (FDM) has released its newest car owner satisfaction report: The Motor AutoIndex 2020.

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Cadillac To Go Electric By 2030, A New Reinvention For A New Decade

Forbes Green Tech

Stege Carlisle says Cadillac will reinvent itself, yet again, over the next decade as an entire electrically-powered brand, and abandon the alphanumeric vehicle names it has phased in since 2003

11th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning (Sustainable Development and Planning 2020)

Eco-Business

For most Canadians, carbon pricing is a money-saver

Clean Energy Canada

A 2003 study on the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus found that in regions with moderate air pollution, patients were 84% more likely to die relative to those living in regions with low air pollution.

Extra 823 million plastic bottles will be produced under proposed DRS, warns aluminium packaging recycling group

Envirotec Magazine

We urge the Scottish Government and UK Government to consider the impact of other schemes; the German drink can market is only just starting to recover following the introduction of a poorly designed deposit scheme in 2003 that all but wiped out can sales, which plummeted by 96% almost overnight[v].

Quality Counts – On the Road Towards Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

The QC team was born out of a vision to make data collection faster and more reliable, and they have been delivering on that vision since 2003.

Dyson drops out of the EV race

Charged

Media observers noted that Volkswagen has announced 80 billion euros of investment in its tentative EV efforts, and that Tesla has burned through many billions since its 2003 founding and, despite the phenomenal success of its brand, has yet to achieve consistent profitability.

Heimplanet celebrates 9 years of innovative inflatable tents

AGreenLiving

Founders Stefan Clauss and Stefan Schulze Dieckhoff got the idea for the inflatable tents while on a trip to Portugal in 2003. For almost a decade, Heimplanet has offered adventure-seekers an option for quick and easy tent set up in a variety of environments. The company first released a line of inflatable tents in 2011; now, with summer 2020 approaching, Heimplanet is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that there has never been a better time to go camping.

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Heimplanet celebrates 9 years of innovative inflatable tents

AGreenLiving

Founders Stefan Clauss and Stefan Schulze Dieckhoff got the idea for the inflatable tents while on a trip to Portugal in 2003. For almost a decade, Heimplanet has offered adventure-seekers an option for quick and easy tent set up in a variety of environments. The company first released a line of inflatable tents in 2011; now, with summer 2020 approaching, Heimplanet is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that there has never been a better time to go camping.

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Heimplanet celebrates 9 years of innovative inflatable tents

AGreenLiving

Founders Stefan Clauss and Stefan Schulze Dieckhoff got the idea for the inflatable tents while on a trip to Portugal in 2003. For almost a decade, Heimplanet has offered adventure-seekers an option for quick and easy tent set up in a variety of environments. The company first released a line of inflatable tents in 2011; now, with summer 2020 approaching, Heimplanet is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that there has never been a better time to go camping.

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B14: The Cubesat with One of the World’s Fastest Satellite Radios

Planet Pulse

The blue dots represent all the Cubesats that have been launched since the Cubesat standards were established in 2003.

Oil Prices Could Fall Much Further As Russia Refuses Additional Production Cuts

R-Squared Energy

Now, the death total has surpassed that of the SARS virus that caused energy prices to slump in 2003. As 2019 came to a close, oil prices were under pressure from the continued surge of U.S. shale oil. Although OPEC and its partners had already cut production by more than 1 million barrels per day (BPD), U.S. oil production had grown by about 2 million BPD from early 2018 to late 2019.

Coronavirus Has OPEC In A Panic

R-Squared Energy

For perspective, we’re looking at past situations, like the SARS outbreak in 2003, which showed us that the impact from the outbreak was small on demand overall, but the decline in price was significant. . The book “The Black Swan” was written by former Wall Street trader Nassim Nicholas Taleb to describe rare, outlier events that can’t be predicted beforehand, but that have potentially huge consequences.

From SEMTA to Enginuity: Engineering skills body rebrands

Business Green

Enguinity has existed as SEMTA since 2003, but has acted as a training board for the UK's engineering sector since the 1960s. Skills body supporting the UK's engineering and manufacturing sectors rebrands to cater for rapidly shifting workforce demands and fast expanding low carbon economy.

Air pollution could make COVID-19 more dangerous

AGreenLiving

During the severe acute respiratory syndrome [SARS] epidemic in 2003, researchers noticed a correlation between low air quality and regions with more fatalities. Some climate experts are hypothesizing that living in areas with high air pollution could make cases of COVID-19 worse.

GBB Interview with Sintavia CEO, Brian Neff: An Executive Perspective on Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

Prior to CTS, Brian was the President of Southern Air from 2007 to 2009, and its CFO from 2003 to 2007.

Founder Stories: Steph Speirs of Solstice

Elemental Excelerator

Iolani Senior Class President of 2003. When Solstice co-founder and CEO Steph Speirs was working on Middle East policy in Yemen for the Obama White House National Security Council, she would look out the windows of armored SUVs and see thousands of Yemenis waiting in line for fuel.

Politicians knew the inconvenient truth about the Colorado River 100 years ago — and ignored it

Grist

Las Vegas today is serving 40 to 50 percent more people with less water than it was in 2003. Earlier this year, the seven states that depend on the Colorado River made history.

Study: The tiniest bit of air pollution makes COVID-19 more deadly

Grist

In 2003, researchers found that regions of China with high levels of air pollution saw more deaths from severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, a disease closely related to COVID-19.

Your ‘Love Is Blind’ addiction is not heating the planet … yet

Grist

In 2018, about 250 global architectural firms said they expected to slash the predicted energy use of their new buildings by nearly half, compared to a 2003 baseline. Chances are you’ve heard the song “Despacito,” by Puerto Rican artists Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.

COVID-19 and climate change: A healthy dose of reality

Business Green

The Pentagon, for example, started raising concern back in 2003 in an independent study commissioned by the U.S. It's too early to tell whether COVID-19 is linked in any way to the climate crisis. Maybe it is, maybe it isn't; we'll likely never know for certain.

Will China’s crackdown on ‘foreign garbage’ force wealthy countries to recycle more of their own waste?

Green Technology

The United States has not built a new high-quality plastics recycling facility since 2003 , and very few of its existing plants can cost-effectively process harder-to-recycle, often dirty post-consumer plastics. Imported laptop housings, Guiyu, China. Basel Action Network, CC BY-ND.

Seattle Recycling and Green Living News Round-up

Living Green Technology

Overall, recycling in Seattle has gone up by 20% since 2003. It’s important to stay up to date with local news when it comes to recycling and green living!

Tofurky Trots offer alternative Thanksgiving races for vegetarians

AGreenLiving

Founded in 2003, it is based in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. The average American consumes about 3,000 calories at Thanksgiving dinner, so it is no wonder that Turkey Trots have caught on around the nation.

Can Asia’s infectious disease-producing wildlife trade be stopped?

Grist

For the past 40 years, the Chinese government has promoted the wild animal trade as a form of rural economic development.

Asia 87

'Time to pull the plug': Is pressure on coal-investing banks starting to deliver results?

Business Green

High street banks such as Barclays, HSBC and Standard Chartered are facing growing pressure from activists, shareholders and potentially regulators over their links to to coal and potential stranded asset risk.

Why We’re Excited about Synthetic Biology

Better Ventures

in 2003 (cumulatively) to under $1,000 today, a reduction far outpacing Moore’s Law.

Made-in-Canada vehicle regulations needed as Trump weakens shared rules

Clean Energy Canada

A 2003 study on the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus found that in regions with moderate air pollution, patients were 84% more likely to die relative to those living in regions with low air pollution.

These scientists saw a pandemic coming. Now they’re trying to stop the next one.

Grist

The SARS outbreak in 2003 likely originated from a wildlife market in the Chinese province of Guangdong.

Asia 100

Embracing Green - 3 Environmentally-Conscious Teams and Leagues in Sports

Living Green Technology

Philadelphia Eagles Philadelphia Eagles have been committed to their Go Green program to reduce their environmental impact since 2003. Sports by nature are big-footed when it comes to ecological footprint. At the same time, sports are extremely influential.

Reports: Energy Secretary Rick Perry to Resign Next Month

GreenTechMedia

Brouillette was nominated in 2017 to his post at DOE, where he previously served as an assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs from 2001 to 2003.

Dirty air, tailpipes, and COVID-19

Business Green

SARS, outbreak of 2003. "[P]oor Air pollution impacts how the human body can fight infections and viruses - it is time for governments and businesses to recognise these risks.

Power to the People. Action Plan for 2017 & Beyond.

Earth Gratitude

has been embroiled in since 2003. Anti-Nuclear Power Plant Rally on 19 September 2011 at Meiji Shrine Outer Garden. WikiMedia Commons. Used with permission. Power to the People! An Action Plan For 2017 and Beyond.

Deepak Chopra, The Earth Day Network, H.R.H.

Earth Gratitude

About Cayala, Guatemala: The town of Cayala was master planned in 2003 by Leon Krier, with the Guatemala-based firm of Estudio Urbano. Deepak Chopra, The Earth Day Network, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales: The Global Earth Day Gratitude Celebration and Ebook Deepak Chopra, The Earth Day Network, Life is Good, Ron Finley, Rainbow Light Join in the Global Earth Day Gratitude Celebration April 22, 2016. Ebook features H.R.H.