Arkansas Public Energy Efficiency Projects Save $229 Million Since 2010

Environment + Energy Leader

Public energy efficiency projects in Arkansas have cut a significant amount of carbon emissions and saved millions in energy costs since 2010. The post Arkansas Public Energy Efficiency Projects Save $229 Million Since 2010 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Air pollution from G20 consumers caused two million deaths in 2010

New Scientist

More than half of premature deaths from air pollution worldwide in 2010 were the result of economic consumption in just 11 G20 countries

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Starting with a Messy Slate: The Role of Environmental Law in Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake

Vermont Law

Summary: The country of Haiti does not have a history of effective environmental regulation and this has continued after the devastating 2010 earthquake due to a lack of political and economic infrastructure. Starting with a Messy Slate: The Role of Environmental Law in Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake.

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UN says global carbon emissions set to rise 16 per cent by 2030

New Scientist

A UN analysis of countries' latest plans to cut carbon emissions shows they will actually rise 16 per cent on 2010 levels by 2030, leaving only a small window to limit global warming to 1.5

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The profession of sustainability is doing just fine

Environmental News Bits

By the time the recession ended in 2010, only about one in four companies said they … Continue reading The profession of sustainability is doing just fine. Read the full story at GreenBiz. Sustainability professionals are thriving. That in itself is news. When the 2008 recession came around, the sustainability function inside companies suffered as many positions were shed as part of cost-saving (euphemistically, “rightsizing”) measures.

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Amid the Misery of Hurricane Ida, Coastal Restoration Offers Hope. But the Price Is High

Inside Climate News

By James Bruggers, Bob Berwyn Sinking, soggy south Louisiana has been losing ground, literally, for decades: The southern part of the state lost about 1,800 square miles from the 1930s through 2010.

2010 96

SEC to Update Required Climate Related Disclosures

Greenbuilding Law

The Commission provided guidance in 2010 to public companies regarding then existing disclosure requirements as they apply to climate change matters. The staff “will use insights from that work to begin updating the 2010 guidance” to take into account developments in the last decade.

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Bloomberg, Schneider Electric Outline Steps Needed to Expand Rooftop Solar

Environmental Leader

The opportunity for such a build out was made possible by rapidly falling solar costs, which fell by 82% between 2010 and 2020. Still, authors noted that “policy and tariff design will be critical to enable [these deployments].

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Despite cleaner air, pollution disparities for people of color remain across the US

Environmental News Bits

Researchers investigated disparities in exposure to six major air pollutants in 1990, 2000 and 2010 by comparing models of air pollution levels to census data. Read the full story from the University of Washington. While overall pollutant concentrations have decreased since 1990, people of color are still more likely to be exposed to all six… Read more → Environmental health Environmental justice Publications

Ambri Gets $144M Funding For Long Duration Battery Technology

Environmental Leader

Founded in 2010, based on MIT lab work and backed by seed money from Gates, Ambri has developed and commercialized proprietary liquid-metal. Ambri Inc.,

Get freshly-roasted coffee delivered to your home

Inhabitant

Seeing the need to upgrade the quality of their coffee offerings, Rose bought a roaster in 2010 and enlisted the help of her husband and Cofounder Haden to begin roasting coffee in-house Red Rooster Coffee is a small, family-run coffee company based in a town of 432 people in Floyd, Virginia. The business began as a community cafe opened by Red Rooster Coffee Cofounder Rose McCutchan along with her mother and sister.

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Should you exercise outside in air pollution?

Environmental News Bits

In 2010, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a workshop to review the state of the science and existing… Read more → Air quality Environmental health Green lifestyle PublicationsRead the full story from U.S. EPA researchers are working to improve knowledge about the relationship between exercise and air pollution, which, until recently, has not been an active area of research.

Minnesota students’ snack innovation fights food waste and climate change

Environmental News Bits

Food waste is a major problem in the United States, with about one-third (30%-40%) of the country’s food supply becoming waste, according to USDA 2010 estimates. Read the full story at Centered. That’s about 133 billion pounds of food worth $161 billion thrown away, wasting the energy, water, and other resources used to produce it and… Read more → Food and beverage manufacturing Food waste Sustainable design

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Failing to curb emissions puts Earth on "catastrophic pathway"

Inhabitant

The report reviewed all the commitments submitted by the Paris Climate accord signatories and found that the globe would experience a 16% rise in greenhouse gasses by 2030 compared to 2010 levels.Scientists have warned that the world would be inhabitable if governments will not stop greenhouse gas emissions and The world will face catastrophic weather events unless governments take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Texas Supreme Court to Review Approval of Injection Well Permit

Energy & the Law

March 2010 Denbury Onshore intervenes arguing that the wells might harm the Conroe Oil Sands. November 2010: After hearing on remand, ALJ recommends the application be denied. Co-author Brittany Blakey.

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The Latest IPCC Report — How Are We Doing on Mitigation?

Law and Environment

I suspect that, if one asked the average American whether GHG emissions increased or decreased from 2010 to 2019, they would say that emissions decreased. GHG emissions in 2019 were 12% higher in 2019 than 2010.

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The world just experienced its warmest month ever

A Greener Life

Asia had its hottest July on record, beating the previous record set in 2010. Europe had its second-hottest July on record, tied with July 2010, and only trailing July 2018. The Dixie wildfire in the US. Photo credit: Photo: Josh Edelson / AFP. By Anders Lorenzen.

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Vacuum technology for mimicking cosmic-dust formation in dying stars

Physics World

From 2010, he has been the Spanish representative in the executive council of the International union of vacuum science and technique and applications (IUVSTA). Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

HotSpots H2O: Years-Long Drought Pushes Brazil to the Brink

Circle of Blue

Scientists estimate that Brazil hasn’t seen a normal period of rainfall since 2010. Scientists estimate that the country hasn’t seen a normal period of rainfall since 2010.

Service Lists Franklin’s Bumble Bee as Endangered Species

Endangered Species Law

The Service’s decision is the culmination of a listing process that began 11 years ago with the submission of a petition to list by the Xerces Society in 2010. The U.S.

Sklamberg Quoted in Bloomberg On Biden FDA Nominee

Arnold Porter

Sklamberg, who held a variety of roles at the FDA from 2010 to 2017, comments on Califf's previous tenure as FDA commissioner during the final year of the Obama Administration. Life Sciences & Healthcare Regulatory partner Howard Sklamberg was quoted in a recent article from Bloomberg , "Biden to Tap Former FDA Commissioner Califf to Run Agency Friday." The article discusses the expected Biden nomination of Robert Califf as head of the US Food and Drug Administration.

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The Rights of Nature — Can an Ecosystem Bear Legal Rights?

Law Columbia

In 2010, the City Council of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania unanimously passed an ordinance recognizing the Rights of Nature as part of a ban on shale gas drilling and fracking. By Tiffany Challe*. Photo by Mark Koch on Unsplash.

Preparing for the SEC’s Continued Focus on ESG in 2022

Arnold Porter

In 2010, the SEC published interpretive guidance (2010 Guidance) for public companies regarding disclosure requirements relating to climate change matters.[[N:Securities Climate change disclosure by public companies did not change significantly after the 2010 Guidance was issued.

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Former Clarivate’s publisher analytics expert Ian Potter to head Business Intelligence at Frontiers

Frontier Sin

Later, Ian moved to business development and internal consulting across the product portfolio at Thomson Reuters and subsequently at Clarivate Analytics in 2010.

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Cooperative Federalism, As Applied: Building Electrification

Law Columbia

2010)). By Amy Turner. Earlier this month, groups supporting the City of Berkeley, California filed six amicus briefs in the appellate proceeding California Restaurant Association v. City of Berkeley , currently before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Stiglitz Versus Cochrane: What Are the Non-Market Quality of Life Impacts of Climate Change?

Matthew E. Kahn

As I discuss in my 2010 Climatopolis book, Singapore in recent decades has been highly productive despite the nation's heat and humidity. Some readings; 2008 Urban Growth and Climate Change 2010 Climatopolis 2021 Adapting to Climate ChangeJohn Cochrane recently posted an important blog post sketching out his claim that climate change will only have a small impact on world GNP over the next 75 years.

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Texas Legislature to Consider Oil and Gas Lien Law Amendment

Energy & the Law

In contrast, Oklahoma Producers prevailed because the Oklahoma Lien Act in 2010 cured a defect still present in the Texas statute. Co-author Brittany Blakey. Texas lien law in some cases does not require the filing of a financing statement for priority perfection.

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Taking Climate Change to the International Court of Justice: Legal and Procedural Issues

Law Columbia

The Pulp Mills case between Argentina and Uruguay of 2010 spoke of environmental impact assessment as a principle of customary international law. By Michael B. Gerrard. Note: On September 26, 2019, the Vanuatu Permanent Mission to the United Nations hosted a workshop on seeking an advisory opinion on climate change from the International Court of Justice. Professor Michael Gerrard gave a presentation about the legal and procedural issues that would be involved.

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The Resurgent Consumer City by Fall 2021

Environmental and Urban Economics

See my 2010 piece and my ne w 2021 Yale Press book ; Adapting to Climate Change. I really like Paul Krugma n's NY Times piece from today. It focuses on his predictions about the short term future of cities. Here is a quote from the Nobel Laureate. "So

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Analysis: Vietnam targets net-zero but struggles to break coal dependence

A Greener Life

Around 2010, Vietnam stopped building big dams, instead favouring coal power, when it released its seventh power development plan (PDP7) for 2011–2020. Data from Global Energy Monitor show that since 2010 Vietnam’s coal sector has received at least US$29 billion in foreign investment.

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Sklamberg Quoted in Bloomberg Law on Califf Senate Hearing

Arnold Porter

Sklamberg, who held a variety of roles at the FDA from 2010 to 2017, comments on Califf's previous tenure as FDA commissioner and his relationship with Capitol Hill. Life Sciences & Healthcare Regulatory partner Howard Sklamberg was quoted in a recent article from Bloomberg Law , “Biden’s FDA Pick Gets Bipartisan Support at Senate Panel Hearing.”

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Sklamberg Quoted in The Pink Sheet on Woodcock FDA Tenure

Arnold Porter

Sklamberg, who held a variety of roles at the FDA from 2010 to 2017, comments on Woodcock’s knowledge across disciplines and management skills, as well as her influence on how the agency handles drug regulation and development. Life Sciences & Healthcare Regulatory partner Howard Sklamberg was quoted in a recent article from The Pink Sheet , “She Didn’t Need to Be Commissioner: Janet Woodcock’s Transformative Legacy.”

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Solar for Haiti

Global Green

Helping Haiti rebuild green following the devastating earthquake in January 2010. Since the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, the rebuilding of Haitihas been slow, but progress is being made. PROJECT.

2020 52

A new climate litigation claim in Brazil raises the pressure for increased climate action and protection of the Amazon rainforest

Law Columbia

by 2020 against a 2010 baseline. Overall, since 2010, when the NPCC was regulated, Brazil increased emissions by 23.2%, and therefore did not alter its emissions trajectory. By Maria Antonia Tigre. On October 26, 2021, Observatório do Clima (OC), a network of 71 civil society organizations, filed a class action at the federal court of Amazonas against the Environmental Ministry and Brazilian government ( Laboratório do Observatório do Clima v. Environmental Ministry and Brazil ).

Preparing for the SEC’s Continued Focus on ESG in 2022

Arnold Porter

In 2010, the SEC published interpretive guidance (2010 Guidance) for public companies regarding disclosure requirements relating to climate change matters.[[N:Securities Climate change disclosure by public companies did not change significantly after the 2010 Guidance was issued.

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Republican Rep. Fritz Introduces Bills To Unilaterally Amend Delaware River Basin Commission Compact To End Fracking Moratorium

PA Environment Daily

Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne) has introduced two new bills continuing his years-long effort to end the Delaware River Basin Commission moratorium on shale gas fracking that has been in place in one form or another since 2010.

Restructuring Debt of Poorer Nations Requires More Efficient Coordination

IMFBlog

Local currency debt for the median DSSI country doubled from 7 percent of gross domestic product in 2010 to 15 percent in 2021. By Guillaume Chabert , Martin Cerisola , and Dalia Hakura.

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Heatwave sweeping across western Russia

A Greener Life

Last week the daytime temperature in Moscow , the capital of Russia, was forecast at 30-35 degrees Celsius and could reach record highs this week and break records which have stood since 1936, 1951 and 2010.

A “Hunger Catastrophe” in the Making

Legal Planet

During the global food crisis of 2010, to take one recent example, widespread protests over the price of bread and food in several North African countries contributed to the instability and rage that fueled the Arab Spring. Grain shipments at Port of Novorossiysk.

Climate crisis is making endangered mountain gorillas more thirsty

Frontier Sin

By Suzanna Burgelman, Frontiers science writer. Image: Martha Robbins. Endangered mountain gorillas increase the frequency they drink water as the temperature increases, suggesting a likely impact of climate change on their behavior, finds a new study published in Frontiers in Conservation Science.

IPCC Climate Report: Six Key Findings for Water

Circle of Blue

Between 2010 and 2020, the death rate from floods, storms, and droughts in high vulnerability areas was 15 times higher than in low vulnerability areas. Scientific body warns of ‘rapidly closing window’ for action. A woman reaches for a hose from a water tanker in Rajasthan, India.

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Electrification and decarbonization of chemical synthesis

Physics World

Manthiram received his BS in chemical engineering from Stanford University in 2010 and his PhD in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2015. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

49 Years of Advocating for Our Ocean

Ocean Conservancy

We’ve also seen great challenges facing our ocean, like the increasing effects of climate change, the infamous BP oil spill in 2010 and a rapidly changing Arctic ecosystem. Today we’re celebrating our 49 th anniversary.

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