The Nuclear Industry Pushes Back Against Coronavirus

Jim Conca

The Nuclear Industry first developed pandemic response plans in 2006, but they were revised in March.

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Food, not steel, Is our biggest climate challenge

Eco-Business

Since 2006, the estimated costs of achieving net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions from the world’s energy, building, industrial, and transport systems have plummeted.

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Pacific Power on track to meet 2019 renewable energy targets

CleanTech Alliance

The Energy Independence Act, approved by voters in 2006, requires qualifying electric utilities to obtain a certain percentage of their electricity from eligible renewable […]. Source: UTC, August 8, 2019 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission found Pacific Power, one of the state’s investor-owned electric utilities, is in compliance with state renewable energy requirements for 2019.

A Decade Of Elon Musk—And The Dawn Of The Electric Car

Forbes Green Tech

The impulsive South African-born entrepreneur is a multibillionaire on the cusp of delivering much of the clean transportation future he mapped out in a 2006 manifesto–and still polarizing

JinkoSolar Updates Value-based Strategy Combining Principles, Social Responsibility and Profitability

altenergymag

JinkoSolar began in 2006 as a wafer manufacturer before going public on the New York Stock Exchange in 2010. The value of its brand is intrinsically associated with achieving carbon neutrality through the gradual phasing out of fossil fuels and their replacement by renewable energy

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Eric Pasi, Impact Power Solutions

Solar Power World

Wrapping up my collegiate career in 2006, I was somewhat listless and apathetic toward almost everything. For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here.

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Matt Dankers, Blattner

Solar Power World

I started as an intern at Blattner in 2006 working on wind energy projects. For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How did you get started in solar?

Inovateus Solar releases first annual sustainability report

Solar Power World

Inovateus Solar’s sustainable roots began in 2006 with its mission of “Building a Brilliant Tomorrow.” Inovateus Solar, a Midwest solar developer, has released its first annual sustainability report.

How place-based strategies in Virginia and other states are leveraging private capital for public good

Impact Alpha

26 – Virginia Community Capital has turned a $15 million seed investment from the state in 2006 into more than $600 million in loan originations to finance thousands of affordable housing units, healthcare facilities, small farms, business and jobs. ImpactAlpha, Oct.

DeSmog Was Created to Combat Climategate-Style Misinformation. We’re Still Going

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 4 mins DeSmog was launched in January 2006 to call out the public relations industry for working with fossil fuel industry clients to sow doubt and seed misinformation about climate science. In those early years, we focused most of our attention on the merchants of doubt who were scuttling political action to address global warming in the United States. .

Effenco offers its heavy-duty EV powertrain at the same purchase price as diesel alternatives

Charged

Montreal-based Effenco was founded in 2006, and now operates in ten countries. Effenco, a designer of electric propulsion systems for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, says its new electric solution is available at the same purchase price as diesel alternatives.

California celebrates 1 million solar roofs Industry advocates set new goal for storage

Solar Power World

Former Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Brown and other local elected officials joined local high school students, business leaders and workers, renewable energy advocates, and community leaders marked achieving one million solar roofs across California during a celebration event at Buchanan High School in Clovis.

The Brief: Virginia’s impact ecosystem, Mastercard’s deposits with CNote, alt-protein SPAC, lending for Brazil’s small businesses

Impact Alpha

Virginia Community Capital has turned a $15 million seed investment from the state in 2006 into more than $600 million in loan originations to finance thousands of affordable housing units, healthcare. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

COP26 Hires Law Firm That Defended Fossil Fuel Giants Over Environmental Disasters

DeSmogBlog

In 2013, DLA Piper defended ExxonMobil over an alleged 2006 gas leak in Baltimore, Maryland, and in 1989 it defended Occidental Chemicals Corporation over the historic burying of toxic waste in Love Canal, Niagara Falls — considered one of the biggest corporate environmental disasters in history.

Cook Islands UN Negotiator Paid $700k by Shipping Industry Lobby Group

DeSmogBlog

Finley, who is based in Dorset, UK, but has been the Cook Islands’ ambassador to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) since 2006, has been praised for his contributions to the agency by its Secretary-General.

As New York Takes Exxon to Court, Big Oil’s Strategy Against Climate Lawsuits Is Slowly Unveiled

DeSmogBlog

Rex Tillerson , who led ExxonMobil from 2006 until the end of 2016 when he became U.S. Read time: 12 mins By Dan Zegart. Last week, in a historic first, the former CEO of a major oil company took the witness stand in a New York City courtroom and spent four hours defending his company against charges that it misled investors about the potential impact of global warming on its viability as a business. .

Pump industry mourns the loss of a great friend

Envirotec Magazine

Stoffel headed until his retirement in 2006. Between 2006 and 2020, he found a new challenge with the European Commission’s energy-saving requirements, to which his usual passion and meticulousness was dedicated. The European pump industry trade group Europump writes.

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DOF Introductions: Meet Intern Shonali Palacios

Defend Our Future

Well, at the time of our move, 2006, there were just an estimated 1,411 tigers living in the wilds of the entire subcontinent of India. Why I’m with Defend Our Future. I think I got on track to working at Defend this summer through TV.

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.

Climate change is making poison ivy stronger and itchier

Grist

The effect has been known since 2006, when Duke University researchers published a six-year study that showed poison ivy grew double its normal size when it was exposed to higher levels of carbon dioxide — levels on a par with the atmospheric carbon scientists anticipate seeing around 2050.

Even “safe levels” of PCBs harm porpoises, say researchers

Envirotec Magazine

That’s more than double the 2% risk rise estimated in 2006. Manmade chemicals at levels below the toxic threshold for marine animals are now linked to a rise in the number of porpoises killed by disease.

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We’re Nowa Certified B Corp

Better Ventures

I’ve known Jay, Bart, and Andrew, the B Lab founders (the org behind B Corps), since they launched in 2006, which was right around the time I got my start in the mission-driven venture space with Good Capital.

The era of green finance

Renewable Energy World

Since 2006, Michael has led Clairvest’s investments in seven waste management platform companies. By Michael Castellarin and Michael Andrisani. It is a time of change and growth for the power and energy sector.

New Mexico’s community solar program

Renewable Energy World

2019) Update: New Mexico Regulators Promote On-Site Solar Projects (2006) Distributed Generation in New Mexico Will Expand Under Proposed Solar Program (2005). Originally published at ILSR.org.

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New CEO at Finnish measurement firm

Envirotec Magazine

Prior to InterDigital, Öistämö worked at private equity company Siris Capital Group and held several leadership positions at Nokia, where he also was part of the company’s Executive Board 2006–2014. Environmental and industrial measurement firm Vaisala has appointed Kai Öistämö (b.

Self-Guided Learning Opportunities For Hispanic Heritage Month

Planet Pulse

Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). In 2021, Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 and ends October 15, as it has every year since 1989.

Tracing EthicalEvidence in Moral Obligation to Future Generations

The Environmental Blog

“Virtue Ethics” The Oxford Handbook Of Ethical Theory, David Copp, Oxford University Press, New York, 2006, pp. The London School Of Economics And Political Science, 2006, [link] Accessed 2 June 2019. Cambridge University Press, 2006. 1. Introduction.

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Petroleum Engineer Turned Climatetech Founder’s Take On the Energy Transition: ‘All I See is Opportunity’

Greentown Labs

Vega also became a champion for diversity and inclusion, founding Baker Hughes’ Women’s Network—for which she received the company’s chairman award in 2006—and serving as a mentor and advisor for professionals and organizations.

What is litter?

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Daniel Novta , CC BY 2.0 license. Your eyebrows might raise involuntarily at the seeming banality of the question, yet most people can offer only a vague definition.

Train to be a Climate Reality Leader

Greenability Magazine

More than 31,000 people, ages 12 to 87, from 157 countries have been trained since 2006. Would you like to learn more about climate change and become a leader in educating others? The Climate Reality Leadership Project is now accepting applications for a free virtual training program.

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.

Brandon Cosinteno Named CleanTX Executive Director

CleanTX

Founded in 2006, CleanTX is the nonprofit economic development and professional association for cleantech in Central Texas, a $2.5 Press Advisory from the CleanTX Organization. Contact: Ryan Edwards (CleanTX Board Chair). Brandon Cosinteno Named CleanTX Executive Director. Austin, TX – Brandon Cosinteno has been named the new Executive Director for CleanTX.

books about a planet in peril

Fairsnape

MB: Elizabeth Kolbert Field Notes from a Catastrophe 2006 was part travel, part reporting and for me an early eyeopener to climate change, which. in 2006 was not recognised outside of the science community. Within FutuREstorative I included a list of books that have inspired me on my sustainability journey.

See how CO2 emissions dropped by 17 percent

Greenability Magazine

During peak global lockdowns in early April, average daily emissions dropped by 17 percent compared to the 2019 average, hitting their lowest point since 2006, according to the study.

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

GreenTechMedia

In 2006, Verdant Power claimed to be the first company in the world to connect a tidal turbine array to the grid. New York City may be weeks away from seeing tidal power injected onto the local grid.

Continuous flow chemistry process picks up French award

Envirotec Magazine

A French-government award that recognises sustainable chemistry initiatives has been picked up by Minakem, a CDMO for active ingredients in the pharmaceutical industry.

The Business Roundtable’s statement of purpose, one year on

GreenBiz

As I noted in a 2006 essay on the occasion of Friedman’s passing: We know better now. The Business Roundtable’s statement of purpose, one year on. Joel Makower. Mon, 08/17/2020 - 02:11.

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Floating wind: 'World's largest' project begins supplying power off Scottish coast

Business Green

Statkraft claims it has invested close to £1.5bn bn in the UK's renewable energy infrastructure and facilitated more than 6GW of new-build renewable energy generation through PPAs since 2006.

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Tax credits & rebates make solar more affordable

Greenability Magazine

Since the federal Investment Tax Credit was enacted in 2006, the U.S. If you’ve been thinking about installing solar on your home, it has become increasingly more affordable with lower installation costs, a federal tax credit and utility rebates.

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Leyline Renewable Capital Raises $150M to Support Early-Stage Solar and Biogas

GreenTechMedia

Lensch founded Argand Energy Solutions in 2006, developing and building qualifying facilities in the 2- to 5-megawatt range as North Carolina's solar market began to take off under the 1978 federal PURPA legislation. Leyline Renewable Capital has raised $150 million from private equity firm Newlight Partners to finance early-stage solar projects and anaerobic digesters backed by other developers.

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14 years of Sustainability at Terra Infirma

Terra Infirma

It’s a bit of an arbitrary date as I’d planned to take summer 2006 off to build a dry stone wall in my garden while getting things like a website set up when my arms got too tired. This weekend sees the 14 anniversary of the founding of my company, Terra Infirma.