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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Why DeSmog Is Joining a Global News Collaboration to ‘Cover Climate Now’

DeSmogBlog

After all, DeSmog has a very long “now” that we’ve been covering climate change — all the way back to our launch in January 2006. Read time: 4 mins It may come as something of a surprise to regular readers of DeSmog that we are joining more than 250 other news outlets in a global collaboration called “ Covering Climate Now ,” led by The Nation and the Columbia Journalism Review.

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!

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. .

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.

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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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.

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.

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. .

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Students find obscure law that could make university fossil fuel investments illegal

Grist

Plus, it has the support of another important figure — Bevis Longstreth, a lawyer and former member of the Securities and Exchange Commission whose work helped inform the creation of UPMIFA in 2006.

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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Women should consider careers in recycling, says plastics expert

Envirotec Magazine

Joining Axion Polymers in 2006 from university, Laura Smith has worked in various roles, including conducting trials, R&D, logistics and commercial sales.

25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021

GreenBiz

The idea was born during MacArthur’s three-year-long "journey of discovery" around the world from 2006 to 2009. . "If 25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021. Heather Clancy. Mon, 03/08/2021 - 02:00.

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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.

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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OVO Energy to directly purchase power from Ørsted's Barrow offshore wind farm

Business Green

The Barrow offshore wind farm is one of the UK's longest serving, having been only the country's second ever to come online when it began operating in 2006. Energy supplier strikes power purchase deal for 100 per cent of the electricity generated from the 90MW Irish Sea wind farm.

Here’s how coronavirus affected carbon emissions in every state

Grist

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

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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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CleanTX Announces Founding Members of Advisory Board

CleanTX

Founded in 2006, CleanTX is the nonprofit economic development and professional association for cleantech in Central Texas, a $2.5 CleanTX is pleased to announce the ten founding members of the CleanTX Advisory Board. The Advisory Board’s purpose is to align thought leaders across multiple industries that will help CleanTX achieve its mission of accelerating the cleantech industry in Austin, the state of Texas, the region and the nation. .

EU carbon prices surge to 14-year high

Business Green

The price of allowances in Europe's carbon market surged to a 14-year high on Monday, as the promise of 'green recovery' climate policies across the EU helped prices breach the €30 per tonne-mark for the first time since 2006.

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.

Co-op to ban peat-based compost from stores to help 'prune' emissions

Business Green

Retailer to roll out 'specially-formulated' peat-free alternatives and remove peat-based compost across all 1,100 of its UK stores.

How Siemens Gamesa Could Give Coal Plants a Second Life

GreenTechMedia

gigawatts of new coal-fired power capacity since 2006. Ten years ago, Siemens Wind Power, as it was then known, started playing around with a concept for a thermal energy storage system.

Avalon and RedT Finally Ready to Merge in Rare Flow Battery Confluence

GreenTechMedia

After debuting on the London Stock Exchange in 2006, RedT’s share price fell dramatically over the next three years and has stayed low ever since, setting the stage for a change in ownership. Two flow battery companies are about to complete a months-long effort to combine forces.

Port of San Diego Advances New Clean Air, Environmental Justice Initiatives

CleanTech San Diego

The San Diego Foundation has been an active participant on the Port’s Environmental Advisory Committee since its inception in 2006. The Port of San Diego is making significant moves to advance new clean air and environmental justice strategies.

Vegan tuna launches Nestle's voyage into seafood alternatives

Business Green

Around 13 per cent of tuna stocks are considered overfished, according to the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation, while there are an estimated 600,000 vegans in the UK today, up four-fold from 2006.

E8 Announces $4M in 2019 Investments and 2020 Priorities

E8 Cleantech Angels

Since 2006, E8 has offered accredited individuals a way to invest in emerging enterprises which share the group’s mission to accelerate the transition to a prosperous and sustainable world. Cumulative E8 community investments reach $39.3M: E8, previously named Element 8 and Northwest Energy Angels, now estimates its total collective investment to-date since 2006 at $39.3M

A community remembers an environmental leader

Greenability Magazine

Murphey joined the city in 2006 and retired in June 2019. Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement in 2006.

California’s Shift From Natural Gas to Solar Is Playing a Role in Rolling Blackouts

GreenTechMedia

CAISO’s peak demand levels over the weekend were lower than its historical highest peaks in 2006 and 2017. California was beset by its first rolling blackouts since the 2001 energy crisis, as a heatwave slammed the Western U.S. Friday and Saturday.