Increasing applied pesticide toxicity threatens plants and insects

Successful Green

A group of scientists has shown that for plants and insects the applied pesticide toxicity in agriculture has substantially increased between 2004 and 2016.

2004 82

Plasma processing challenges in the era of sub-nanometre-node semiconductor devices

Physics World

Satoshi Hamaguchi has been Professor of Engineering at the Center for Atomic and Molecular Technologies, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, since 2004. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

2004 82
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Former MDPI CEO Dr. Franck Vazquez joins Frontiers

Frontier Sin

in molecular genetics in 2004 and an M.Sc. Publishing industry veteran and a former chief executive officer of MDPI, Dr. Franck Vazquez, has been appointed to lead Frontiers’ strategic partnerships.

2001 94

Houston, We Have a Problem

Corp Watch

Houston, May 18, 2004: CorpWatch today released an alternative annual report on Halliburton corporation, the day before its shareholders meet for its annual meeting, that charges that the company is the "most unpatriotic corporation in America". An Alternative Annual Report on Halliburton.

2018 52

Five Nobel Prize winners publish scientific article collection for children

Frontier Sin

Commenting on the Collection, Aaron Ciechanover who was awarded The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004, said, “Prizes and recognition are not targets that one should aim for. The Nobel Collection of free scientific articles for next generation of scientists goes live.

2004 114

NIOSH Highlights Its Work in Blog Item on National Nanotechnology Day

Nanotech

NIOSH states that it has been at the forefront of efforts to characterize the potential hazards for those working with engineered nanomaterials and to ensure safe workplaces since the early 2000s, including the creation of the NIOSH Nanotechnology Research Center in 2004.

2004 56

Independent Conservancy Hosts Last Waste Tire Collection Event In Beaver County Oct. 23

PA Environment Daily

Over 57,000 scrap tires have been properly disposed through the Community Tire Collection Program since its inception in 2004. Need to get rid of tires or wheels from your car or truck?

2004 56

Arctic Voyage Highlights Less Sea Ice Due to a Warming Climate

Ocean Conservancy

Lawson chaired the Arctic Council’s Arctic Marine Shipping Assessment from 2004 to 2009. Last month, the U.S.

Ocean 53

Interested in Pollen Data? 10 Reasons You Should Act Now

Breezometer

One France-based study found that hay fever prevalence in a particular region rose from 8% of the local population in 2004 to 12% in 2015, possibly attributed to rising allergenic ragweed pollen.

2026 83

EFSA Publishes Safety Assessment of Silver Nanoparticles Intended to Be Used in Plastics

Nanotech

g silver/kg food proposed by the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavorings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food in 2004 and would lead to a maximum exposure from food contact materials (FCM) that would be below the acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 0.9 ?g

2004 63

Independence Conservancy Hosts 4 Waste Tire Collection Events In Beaver County

PA Environment Daily

Over 55,000 scrap tires have been properly disposed through the Community Tire Collection Program since its inception in 2004. Independence Conservancy will host four Waste Tire Collection Events In Beaver County from 9:00 a.m.

2004 56

Quantum computational advantage and beyond

Physics World

He obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2004, and a PhD in physics from the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge in 2011. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

2011 63

Federal Water Tap, September 27: New Projections Show High Risks for Colorado River Reservoirs

Circle of Blue

Some scholars argue that the stress test is not stressful enough for depicting a worst-case scenario of several extremely dry years, like those that occurred in 2000 to 2004. The Rundown. The Bureau of Reclamation releases five-year projections for lakes Mead and Powell.

2023 56

How fast does sound travel through 2D materials? It depends on how their layers stack

Physics World

Indeed, this was how graphene was first isolated from bulk graphite in 2004.

2004 75

Supersolidity enters a second dimension

Physics World

Gross’ original conjecture remains unproven: a purported 2004 discovery was, in 2012, shown by the same researchers to be the result of experimental error.

2004 101

EPA Recognizes 2 PA Companies With Top Environmental Performers and Leaders For Freight Supply Chain Efficiency

PA Environment Daily

Since 2004, SmartWay Partners have avoided emitting more than 143 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2,), 2.7 On October 29, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized two Pennsylvania companies-- Pittsburgh-based Armada Supply Chain Partners , and Reading-based Penske Logistics LLC -- as industry leaders in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.

The Bottom Line: Are incentives enough to offset the costs of “carbon-smart” farming practices?

HumanNature

By the time Barry took over the farm in 2004, soils were dusty and depleted. 2004). Guest Post by Lisa Eash , Ph.D.

Were high-energy neutrinos from a supernova detected 34 years ago?

Physics World

Data collected more than thirty years ago contain what could be evidence of high-energy neutrinos generated by a supernova.

2002 110

Life beyond the Nobel: Russell Hulse’s path from binary pulsar discoverer to plasma physicist

Physics World

In 2004, he accepted a visiting professorship at the University of Texas at Dallas with a focus on science education, and he remains on the faculty there, though the scope of his activities has been limited since 2012, when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

2004 97

Should the official Atlantic hurricane season be lengthened?

Real Climate

This would have a cooling effect on Atlantic SST, as well as a stabilizing effect on the regional atmosphere ( Dunion and Velden 2004 ), and would be expected to reduce tropical storm formation frequency for some (possibly prolonged) period. 353-366, 2004.

2008 79

Supreme Court to DOJ: “No”

Cole Sholtz

Circuit agreed, that a 2004 Clean Water Act (“CWA”) Consent Decree entered into by the U.S. On Monday, the U.S.

2004 52

Is Philly Being Snubbed Again?

Academy of Natural Sciences

As I examined the map and zoomed in closer to the Philadelphia region, it was obvious. There was a big empty place on the map that mostly outlined Philly.

2004 94

Federal Agency Recommends Updated Regulations for Pipeline Monitoring, Decommissioning, and Abandonment

The Energy Law Blog

While the Report cites to a 2004 BSEE-sponsored study concluding that pipeline abandonment on the sea floor is less impactful to the environment than removal, the Report noted that the 2004 study assumed that decommissioned pipelines would be properly purged and cleaned prior to abandonment and noted that BSEE’s verification of these activities may be lacking.

2004 40

Racial Impact Analyses

Green Law

In 2004, the ABA Justice Kennedy Commission recommended to the House of Delegates that state, territorial, and federal governments “conduct racial and ethnic disparity impact analyses, evaluate the potential disparate effects on racial and ethnic groups of existing statutes and proposed legislation, and propose legislative alternatives intended to eliminate predicted racial and ethnic disparity at each stage of the criminal justice process.”

2004 56

How well did the EU respond to the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic? Experts now give their verdict

Frontier Sin

In 2004, the EU created the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), precisely with the goal of coordinating cross-border disease surveillance and guidelines. By K.E.D. Coan, science writer. Alexandros Michailidis / Shutterstock.com.

2004 58

‘Slidetronics’ makes its debut

Physics World

Andre Geim and colleagues at Manchester University in the UK used a similar technique to isolate layers of graphene from bulk graphite in 2004.) Researchers have discovered a novel way of switching the polarization of an ultrathin ferroelectric material.

2004 80

US Nobel-prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg dies aged 88

Physics World

Weinberg was the recipient of numerous prizes including the National Medal of Science in 1991 and the Benjamin Franklin Medal for Distinguished Achievement in Science in 2004.

2004 95

The fertilisation of the Amazon rainforest by Saharan dust

Our Environment

2004). Photo credit. Written by: Kat McGee. The Amazon rainforest. The Amazon rainforest covers an area of 6 million square kilometres in northern South America [1]. It is one of the most biodiverse places in the world and the home to around 3 million different plant and animal species [2].

A Call for Comprehensive and Clearer ESG Disclosures

Greenbuilding Law

While the idea of ESG began in 2004 with a United Nations initiative to influence capital in non Western markets, in 2021 the legal and political institutions in the United States and the EU are demanding those ideas be implementing with due haste.

2004 52

Brood X Cicadas, Pt 1

Academy of Natural Sciences

For example, in the Philadelphia region we have three brood cycles of the 17-year cicada: Brood X – this year’s brood in 2021 (last was 2004). There is a lot of “buzz” this spring about periodical cicadas, using scary terms like “billions” and “invasion.”

2004 83

Muons and streetlights: the six-decade quest to pinpoint the value of g-2

Physics World

With data collection complete in 2001, the result was published in 2004 and disagreed with theory by around 2.5 ? I’m sure you know the tale of the police officer who spots a drunk person looking for their wallet beneath a streetlight.

2001 93

Colorado River Forecasts Not a ‘Crystal Ball’

Circle of Blue

Udall and others argue that Reclamation should consider running its models with an even more stressful test: the years 2000 to 2004, the last time that Lake Powell almost crashed. Computer models inform key decisions in the Colorado River basin. But they cannot predict the future. .

2004 110

PARS Environmental, Inc. Announces Joint Venture with Verina Consulting Group, LLC

Montrose

PARS previously participated in the SBA’s 8(a) BD program from 2004 to 2013. Robbinsville, NJ (September 18, 2020) – PARS Environmental, Inc. PARS”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Montrose Environmental Group, Inc., and Verina Consulting Group, LLC (“VERINA”), are pleased to announce the approval of the VERINA-PARS Joint Venture (the “JV”) by the U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) under the SBA’s 8(a) business development (“BD”) program.

2020 40

Data Protection and Privacy Counsel James Castro-Edwards Joins Arnold & Porter in London

Arnold Porter

Mr. Castro-Edwards earned his JD from Queen Mary University of London and qualified at Japanese investment bank Mizuho International in 2004.

2004 52

Concrete on a roll: changing engineering projects worldwide

Environment Blog

Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mats (GCCMs) were developed by two university students, Peter Brewin and William Crawford in 2004.

2020 63

Recipients Announced For Delaware Highlights Conservancy Student Scholarships

PA Environment Daily

The Yeaman scholarship has been awarded annually since 2004 to a student planning to pursue a field in environmental studies in college. The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has awarded its “Delaware Highlands Conservancy/Yeaman Scholarship” for $1,175 to Amy Carpenter , a 2021 graduate from Delaware Valley High School, and the “Vanessa Van Gorder Memorial Scholarship” for $1,000 to Ella Clabaugh , a 2021 graduate of Wallenpaupack Area High School.

2004 43

IPCC Fanning the Flames of ESG

Greenbuilding Law

It is not lost among many c-suite executives and boards of directors that the idea ESG began in 2004 with a UN initiative to influence capital in non-Western markets; that is, the same UN whose IPCC is now fanning the flames.

2004 52

Guest Essay: Pennsylvania Should Enact Methane Regulations

PA Environment Daily

About 12,800 unconventional gas wells (think fracking) have been drilled in Pennsylvania since 2004. By Rep. Greg Vitali Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry is a major methane emitter.

Bury Your Head in the Sand and ESG will Go Away

Greenbuilding Law

While the idea of ESG began in 2004 with a United Nations initiative to influence capital in non-Western markets, in 2021 the legal and political institutions in the United States and the EU are demanding those ideas be implemented by businesses posthaste.

The Rise and Fall of the “Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation”

Real Climate

Shindell et al, 2004 ). 109, 2004.