Lessons From 2009 for a Green Stimulus Today

GreenTechMedia

Those companies all received money through the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which set out $90 billion for clean energy at the depth of that recession. But there are lessons to be drawn from 2009, experts say, starting with setting the right expectations.

State of the Profession 2022 Report

GreenBiz

What wasn’t clear was whether the pandemic would negatively affect corporate sustainability efforts in the same way as during the 2008 - 2009 financial crisis.

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Kia Debuts its New 2023 Soul

Green Living Guy

Soul redefined the boxy small-car segment when it was first launched in 2009 and has evolved steadily since, appealing to customers across generations with […].

The UAW Didn’t Learn From General Motors’ Bankruptcy

Forbes Green Tech

The current contract talks are trying to claw back what was given up in the 2009 bankruptcy negotiations

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Protix raises €50 million to expand insect farming business globally

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 15 — Protix, launched in 2009, uses organic waste to feed black soldier fly larvae, which are then processed into ingredients.

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Medical Credit Fund raises $36.7 million to finance health clinics in Africa. second digital finance fund

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 16 — Nairobi-based debt provider Medical Credit Fund has since 2009 made loans of more than €120 million ($135.5 million) to. The post Medical Credit Fund raises $36.7 million to finance health clinics in Africa. second digital finance fund appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Earth has lost 14% of its coral reefs in less than a decade

Inhabitant

A new report released by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network found that up to 14% of the world's coral reefs have been depleted due to climate change between the years 2009 and 2018. In the period under review, mass coral bleaching events were experienced due to warming waters

Insitor’s second Impact Asia Fund secures $42 million for early-stage investments

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, March 30 — Singapore-based Insitor Partners launched in 2009 to help bridge the gap in venture funding for early-stage companies in Asian.

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Meat Consumption In The Netherlands Is Up For The First Time In 10 Years

Forbes Green Tech

Anew study by Wageningen University concluded that meat consumption in the Netherlands is on the rise for the first time since 2009

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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.

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Helge Biernath, Sunstall

Solar Power World

In 2009, I attended… The post People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Helge Biernath, Sunstall appeared first on Solar Power World.

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Matt De La Torre and Isaac Gamez, Renova Energy

Solar Power World

Matt: I graduated with a degree in civil engineering in 2009 and I returned to the Coachella Valley, but the recession had… The post People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Matt De La Torre and Isaac Gamez, Renova Energy appeared first on Solar Power World.

How To Make The Economic Stimulus Great

Forbes Green Tech

The last time that the economy ground to a halt during the Great Recession, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), which injected over $830 billion through tax cuts and credits, and infrastructure spending

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Fossil Fuel Investments Cost California and Colorado Pension Funds Over $19 Billion, Report Finds

DeSmogBlog

However, if they’d divested from fossil companies in 2009 while keeping their other investments at the same proportions, they could have amassed a combined additional $19 billion in ten years, the report published by Corporate Knights, a Canadian media, research and financial firm, concludes.

Nuclear Power’s Future Is Looking Brighter

R-Squared Energy

Between 2009 and 2019, global consumption of renewable energy grew at an annual average of 13.4%. The reason for this is that overall global energy consumption — while growing at an average annual rate of only 1.9% — rose by 92 EJ from 2009 to 2019.

Renewable energy investment bank Greentech Capital to be acquired by Nomura Holdings

Impact Alpha

12 – Greentech, founded in 2009, has helped Macquarie Group, Goldman Sachs and others buy and sell wind and solar farms and other green infrastructure projects. “We ImpactAlpha, Dec.

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Vision Marine and Octillion to develop batteries for recreational boating market

Charged

Octillion has been supplying EV battery systems since 2009, and has delivered nearly 400,000 systems for the global market.

How to get HOA solar approval: Tips for success

Solar Power World

Speaking to the New York Times in 2009 when he was chief executive… The post How to get HOA solar approval: Tips for success appeared first on Solar Power World. In some areas, Homeowners Associations (HOAs) can present significant barriers to homeowners’ ability to install solar. Before Texas enacted protective solar access laws that limited what restrictions HOAs could place on solar installations in their neighborhoods, HOAs meant a lot of frustration.

Here Are 3 Climategate Myths That Have Not Aged Well

DeSmogBlog

That was déjà vu for climate scientists, who seven years earlier had experienced a nearly identical chain of events leading up to the 2009 UN climate change conference in Copenhagen. . Read time: 7 mins Excessive media coverage of an email hacking tilted the outcome of a critically important event against the victims of the crime. Sound familiar? In 2016, it happened to the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

China Three Gorges starts work on 1.7 GW pumped storage station

Renewable Energy World

CTG was founded in 2009 to build the Three Gorges Project and develop the Yangtze River. China Three Gorges (CTG) said it has begun construction of the 1.7 GW Tiantai pumped storage power station in Zhajiang Province.

Contractors Corner: Ideal Energy

Solar Power World

After more than 12 years in the military serving overseas, Troy Van Beek founded Ideal Energy in 2009 in Fairfield, Iowa, to continue serving others, this time down a path of sustainability.

$650 million investment is the biggest so far in direct air capture

Envirotec Magazine

” Formed in 2009, Climeworks is a prominent pioneer of DAC technology and describes itself as the most advanced industry player, with the world’s largest direct air capture and storage plant launched in September 2021. Climeworks unveiled its Orca facility in Iceland in September 2021.

RER Energy Group celebrates 10-year anniversary

Solar Power World

As one of the few independent and self-funded firms of its size in the rapidly growing renewable marketplace, RER has achieved significant organic growth since its inception in 2009. “We Pennsylvania-headquartered solar installer RER Energy Group is celebrating 10 years of business.

Introducing Climategate @ 10

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 2 mins On November 19, 2009, an unknown hacker published a cache of emails from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit. It was meant to be the hack that brought down climate science. But it made the research — and researchers — stronger than ever. 10 years on, this five-part series looks back at the key players that manufactured the scandal that came to be known as 'Climategate': Series — Climategate @ 10 Tags: Climategate

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Rimac and Bugatti officially tie the knot

Charged

It’s an interesting pairing—an iconic luxury and racing brand that was founded in 1909, and an EV startup that was founded in a garage and invented the Croatian auto industry in 2009.

Circular business model lessons from IKEA, REI and Eileen Fisher

GreenBiz

Since clothing company Eileen Fisher launched its takeback and resale program Renew in 2009, it has collected 1.5 Since clothing company Eileen Fisher launched its resale program Renew in 2009, it has taken back 1.5 Circular business model lessons from IKEA, REI and Eileen Fisher.

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Planetary boundaries update: freshwater at stake

Envirotec Magazine

The planetary boundaries framework , published in 2009, demarcates a safe operating space for humanity. The freshwater change planetary boundary has been transgressed, according to a new international study.

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Media brief: The impact of clean stimulus measures on the U.S. economy following the 2008 downturn

Clean Energy Canada

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, introduced in early 2009, increased GDP 2% to 3% above what it would have been and supported over 6 million job-years (a full-time job for one year) from 2009 to 2012.

Delivering pledges to net zero essential if Paris targets to be met, says IEMA

Envirotec Magazine

IEMA’s GHG Management Hierarchy was first published in 2009 when the risk of defaulting to offset solutions was often seen as undermining approaches to reduce carbon emissions.

Healing the Future

Fairsnape

For 2020, I return to, and incorporate a tagline I first used way back in 2009 through keynotes and work associated with Green Vision at Leeds Beckett and then incorporated into FutuREstorative in 2016 … #HealingTheFuture.

Celebrating our 20th exit

Elemental Excelerator

We are amazed by the grit, determination, and ingenuity that we have witnessed across our portfolio not just over the past year, but since we began funding climate-tech companies in 2009.

11 Steps to Encourage Water Conservation in Your Community

AGreenLiving

In 2009, the Cherry Creek 3 townhome community in Colorado used 37 million gallons of water… The post 11 Steps to Encourage Water Conservation in Your Community appeared first on Earth911. View original here: 11 Steps to Encourage Water Conservation in Your Community. Eco appeared-first colorado earth911 encourage-water first-on-earth911 inspire & motivate million-gallons townhome-community

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Rimac Group spins off Rimac Technology as standalone business

Charged

If we go back to the very beginning of the Rimac Automobili business in 2009, the dream for me was to build my own electric hypercar,” said Mate Rimac, CEO of The Rimac Group. The Rimac Group has spun off Rimac Technology as a wholly-owned independent company.

Rising sea temperatures and coral loss: “Most detailed scientific picture to date”

Envirotec Magazine

The “Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2020” report , released on 5 October, documents the loss of approximately 14 per cent of the world’s coral since 2009.

Why collaboration is the missing ingredient in food system reform

GreenBiz

In 2009, scientists at the China Agricultural University moved their research to a village in Hebei province. Why collaboration is the missing ingredient in food system reform. Jim Giles. Fri, 01/08/2021 - 01:30.

Over 450 Climate Scientists Say Advertising Industry Must End ‘Complicity’ in Climate Crisis

DeSmogBlog

Paid for by the American Petroleum Institute (API) — the nation’s largest oil and gas lobby group — Edelman helped organize 20 rallies in 2009 supposedly led by Energy Citizens to pressure Congress to oppose landmark cap-and-trade legislation that was under consideration. August 18, 2009.

Save on appliances during Earth Week

Greenability Magazine

Since 2009, the sales tax holiday has been scheduled each year to promote energy efficiency during the week of Earth Day, April 22.

Living Closer to Oil and Gas Drilling Linked to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications, New Study Finds

DeSmogBlog

The study , published in International Journal of Epidemiology in December 2021, looked at nearly 3 million births in the state of Texas over the course of 13 years between 1996 and 2009. million mother-infant pairs living in Texas between 1996 and 2009.

[Article] Ventilation and IAQ in New California Homes

Home Energy

2007, and Offermann, 2009) that aimed to evaluate the potential indoor air quality (IAQ) impacts associated with envelope air sealing, and the potential to mitigate these through the use of mechanical ventilation systems. Starting in the mid-2000s, the California Energy Commission funded several research studies (for example, Price, et al.,

Reflections on the Last 10 Years in Energy and Cleantech

GreenTechMedia

What was consuming us back in 2009? We’re closing out the decade on this week's Energy Gang with a retrospective. We have been producing this podcast since 2013.

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Time for adaptation?

Envirotec Magazine

A huge transfer of funding and technology to the Global South is another measure deemed indispensable, and the annual $100 billion of funding promised at COP21 (in 2009) “must be delivered, and fast.”.

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BrightDrop: GM’s silent push into electric commercial vehicles

Charged

Roll back the clock to the dark days of 2009, when two of the three US automakers collapsed into bankruptcy and were restructured by the White House Auto Task Force in the early days of the first Obama administration.

Media Repeats Kremlin Anti-Fracking Claims – While Ignoring Russia’s Promotion of Climate Denial

DeSmogBlog

RT has also seized on high-profile attempts to discredit climate science, including the so-called “ Climategate ” scandal in 2009, in which emails from climate scientists at the University of East Anglia were stolen and selectively leaked ahead of the UN COP15 climate conference in Copenhagen.