This book taught me a lot about the Spanish Flu


Barry’s 2004 book has never been more relevant John M.


Where did India’s millions of working women go?


million fewer women are in paid work today than in 2004. Since the turn of the millennium, women have been leaving the workforce in India. Over 40.4 Despite making up nearly half of India’s population, women represent less than one third of the workforce.


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Lax Regulation Doesn’t Fully Explain Unsafe Buildings in African Cities: A View from Ghana

The City Fix

One study counted 54 building collapse deaths and 122 injuries in Kampala, Uganda, between 2004 and 2008. Incidents of building collapse are worryingly common in large African cities. Another identified 112 cases in Lagos, Nigeria, from 1978 to 2008.

Ally Financial commits $30 million to celebrate Black Business Month

Impact Alpha

Jordan and John William Templeton first dubbed August as Black Business Month in 2004 to. ImpactAlpha, August 23 — Black entrepreneurs Frederick E. The post Ally Financial commits $30 million to celebrate Black Business Month appeared first on ImpactAlpha.


Actis’ sustainable energy infrastructure fund raises $4.7 billion

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 18 — London-based Actis has raised $19 billion since 2004 for private equity, energy and real estate investments. The new fund, The post Actis’ sustainable energy infrastructure fund raises $4.7 billion appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Contractor’s Corner: Carolina Solar Energy Utility-scale solar developer uses empathy and education to secure community buy-in.

Solar Power World

The company was founded in 2004 by Richard Harkrader, who worked to bring the first Renewable Portfolio Standard legislation to the state in 2007. Carolina Solar Energy is a utility-scale solar pioneer in its home state of North Carolina.

Atlanta receives $5.4-million federal grant to buy electric commuter coaches


The electric coaches will be based out of ATL’s South Ops Facility in Clayton County, and will replace ten 2004 diesel buses. The Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority (ATL) has secured a $5.4-million grant from the Federal Transit Administration’s Low-No Program to purchase electric buses. “We

Colorado Governor signs law to define some pumped hydropower as renewable

Renewable Energy World

In 2004, Colorado passed the first voter-led RES in the U.S.,

A Home Buyer’s Guide to Green Homes

The Environmental Blog

According to Energy Star, “These homes are at least 15% more energy efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential Code (IRC), and include additional energy-saving features that typically make them 20–30% more efficient than standard homes.”

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Repowering project underway at Terra-Gen’s 60-MW Oasis Wind

Renewable Energy World

The work involves the repowering of a project first operational in 2004. Last week Mortenson said it has started work at Terra-Gen’s 60-MW Oasis Wind project located in Mojave, California. Mortenson will replace sixty 1-MW turbines with seventeen state-of-the-art, 3-MW class turbines.

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Cicadas like to be on time. But are they getting confused by climate change?


degrees F hotter than they were when the bugs last emerged in 2004. The last time Brood X emerged, in May 2004, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 381 parts per million. America’s favorite teenagers are back.

The Environmental Effects of Natural Disasters

The Environmental Blog

In 2004, Hurricane Frances caused massive waves in a pond on top of a phosphate plant in Riverview, Florida. Within seconds, natural disasters can destroy buildings, tear up roads and upturn normal life.

IPT Group acquires Primove wireless charging technology


IPT has been developing and installing wireless charging solutions (60-100 kW) for buses since 2004. The IPT Group, a holding company that owns wireless charging solution manufacturer IPT Technology, has acquired the inductive charging technology portfolio Primove from Bombardier. “By

An Anxious Accountant’s Journey to the Top


In 2004, Ted Gunther started a new job at a big accounting firm. He led the team overseeing transactions in newly deregulated electricity markets. On his first day, he met the "Green Book," a thick, complex book that sets standards for derivatives, hedging strategies and contract structures.

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Ford to reveal new F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck May 19


The original F-150 Lightning was a high-performance variant of the F-150 that was produced in limited quantities between 1993 and 1995, and again between 1999 and 2004.

Graphene-based packaging presented as first truly biodegradeable and compostable alternative to plastic

Envirotec Magazine

” The biopolymers are combined with graphene, a variant of carbon (or allotrope , to be precise) whose modern rediscovery and isolation at the University of Manchester in 2004 led to a Nobel Prize.

BusinessGreen publisher Incisive Media acquires reviews site

Business Green

Trusted Reviews was founded in 2004 and provides its readers with thorough, unbiased and independent advice on which consumer products to buy, from domestic appliances to mobile phones. Trusted Reviews to join Incisive Media portfolio.

Zoom in on Net Zero - with BloombergNEF founder Michael Liebreich

Business Green

Michael Liebreich is one of world's leading experts on the net zero transition, having founded what is now Bloomberg New Energy Finance in 2004, where he still serves as a senior contributor on top of his many other ventures.

5 electric bus makers shifting into next gear


Since 2004, Burlingame, California-based Proterra has sold more than 1,000 electric buses in the U.S. 5 electric bus makers shifting into next gear. Shaandiin Cedar. Tue, 06/01/2021 - 00:05.

Nordea Asset Management ends Brazil bond ban after Lula pledges conservation

Business Green

Under his previous period as president between 2004 and 2016, deforestation plummeted by 72 per cent, according to the magazine. Asset manager announces it will reverse 2019 ban on Brazilian government bonds in wake of president-elect's commitment to end deforestation.

Data analytics application helps industry tackle emissions and make the shift towards predictive maintenance

Envirotec Magazine

The definition of a QAL3, according to the BS EN 14181:2004, is “a procedure to maintain and demonstrate the required quality of the measurement results during the normal operation of an AMS, by checking that the zero and span characteristics are consistent with those determined during QAL1”.


Just Climate: Al Gore and David Blood to launch new asset manager

Business Green

Blood set up the parent company for Just Climate, Generation Investment Management, with Gore in 2004. Since its launch in 2004, Generation has played a significant role in the development of the sustainable investment industry which I have admired from afar.

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


That’s a sharp change from the last comparable study in 2004, when researchers discovered that more than half of articles treated dissenting opinions as equally valid.

Study predicts growth in UK wine production due to climate change

Envirotec Magazine

Lead UEA researcher Prof Steve Dorling, of the School of Environmental Sciences and forecasting company Weatherquest Ltd, said: “We’ve seen viticulture in the UK expand nearly 400 per cent from 761 to 3800 hectares between 2004 and 2021.

NOAA Contracts with Planet to Gain Situational Awareness of Oil Spills, Marine Debris, and Marine Life

Planet Pulse

In 2004, Hurricane Ivan caused severe damage in the Gulf of Mexico, including the collapse and sinking of an oil platform.

China Can Help Supersize Global Hydrogen Economy, According to Shell


The last time online searches for hydrogen or fuel cells were this intense was back in 2004, according to Google Trends.

AfDB approves $86.72 million loan for second phase of Lesotho Highlands Water Project

Renewable Energy World

The first phase of the project was completed in 2003 and inaugurated in 2004. The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors has approved a loan of $86.72 million to co-finance the second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

The Future of Vertical Farming

Green Tech Gazette

AeroFarms was established in the year 2004, and the company sells its products, including to Whole Foods, via 200 different grocery stores within the Northeast.

MidAmerican plans to add 2 GW of wind energy resources in Iowa

Renewable Energy World

The company said that since 2004, it has invested around $14 billion in renewable energy projects across Iowa. . MidAmerican Energy said it plans to to spend $3.9 billion to add more than 2 GW of wind energy and 50 MW of solar generation in Iowa.

Alaska, barren of sea ice, saw its hottest July in 125 years


degrees C), nearly 1 degree F above the previous monthly high set in July 2004, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. degree more than record set in July 2004: @NOAANCEIclimate [link] #StateOfClimate This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Hydrogen as part of Canada’s energy transition

Clean Energy Canada

Therefore, production by sector and region in 2004 likely still offers a useful indicator for more recent hydrogen production. Through media briefs, we aim to provide journalists with useful factual and contextual information related to Canada’s clean energy transition.

Collaboration targets graphene sensors

Envirotec Magazine

Graphene’s modern rediscovery and isolation at the University of Manchester in 2004 has led to a putative “gold rush” of attempts to commercialise the material, which is distinguished by its extraordinary thinness, strength and electrical properties. Demonstrating the properties of graphene (image credit: Shutterstock).

Don’t lock yourself (or others) onto a unsustainable path

Terra Infirma

Back in 2004 when I was first elected Councillor, I was part of the first change in political control of the Council for 31 years, a real shock to the system for all involved.

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How Efficient Are Solar Panels?


These robotic rovers were sent to Mars in 2004 and exceeded all expectations of performance by using sunpower.2 Solar Panel Efficiency - From NASA to Your Roof NASA uses solar power in space.1 Remember Spirit and Opportunity?

ESG Reporting: What Is ESG Reporting and Why Is It Important?

Green Business Bureau

Evolving from SRI, in 2004, UN Secretary Kofi Annan asked major financial institutions to partner with the UN and the International Finance Corporation. Ideological shifts in business demand effective ESG reporting.

Intel, PGE and Avangrid work together to advance new 138-MW Daybreak Solar facility

Renewable Energy World

Since 2004, Intel has been the largest purchaser of PGE’s Green Future Enterprise (formerly Clean Wind) product. Portland General Electric today announced that Intel has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program.

Major role for wastewater epidemiology in tackling Covid-19, says group

Envirotec Magazine

This handy guide is openly available on the Water Action Platform and Isle’s YouTube channel and is a useful training tool, explaining terminology, how soap kills SARS-CoV-2, and why research on the SARS that caused the 2004 epidemic is still useful today.

Fossil Fuels Still Supply 84 Percent Of World Energy

R-Squared Energy

Nuclear consumption rose at the fastest level since 2004, with China and Japan providing the largest contributions to the increase. This week BP released its Statistical Review of World Energy 2020.

Community interest group applies for court hearing in battle against Local Plan decision in Oxfordshire

Envirotec Magazine

Bioabundance announced on 1 April that it has filed a request for an oral court hearing to hear the application for a statutory review under s.113 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 on the papers.

$100 Oil? Right Now OPEC Holds All The Cards

R-Squared Energy

From 2004 to 2007, OPEC only increased oil production by 1.2 After the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) recently crossed $80 per barrel, Russian President Vladimir Putin was asked whether it could reach $100. He replied “That is quite possible.” Given Russia’s dependence on revenue from its oil exports, he was probably smiling when he said it.

Understand more about Disinfection at lesser hazard


2004). “DISINFECTION” has proved it’s importance in the current world scenario. Almost everyone has a good understanding of disinfection and it’s mechanisms due to the plethora of information floating around on the social media. There are two basic methods of disinfection-.

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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.