Bordeaux Winegrowers Have Reduced Carbon Emissions by 24% Since 2012

Environment + Energy Leader

Bordeaux winegrowers and wine merchants have collectively reduced carbon emissions by 24% since 2012, a significant benchmark in the region’s efforts to combat Climate Change.

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Tracks of my tears: the true meaning of Peter Higgs’ emotion at CERN in 2012

Physics World

Crying eyes Peter Higgs on 4 July 2012. Captured at CERN’s main auditorium on 4 July 2012, the video shows the British theoretical physicist holding a tissue as lab bosses announce that the Higgs boson has been discovered. Courtesy: CERN).

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RGGI Program Review Should Lower Carbon Cap, According to Panel

Law Columbia

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has benefited the economy of participating states but achieved only modest reductions in greenhouse gas reductions, according to a panel of energy experts convened at Columbia Law School last night. To achieve greater reductions, RGGI should adopt a stricter carbon cap at its three-year program review. “By

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RGGI Decides to Retire Unused Allowances

Law Columbia

As I blogged about last October, the Northeast’s Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is currently undergoing its 2012 program review. When the program’s allowance budgets were set for the years 2009 through 2012, administrators assumed that natural gas prices would remain high and that electricity demand would be robust and growing. by Shelley Welton, Deputy Director & Fellow.

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Challenge to New York’s Participation in RGGI Dismissed

Law Columbia

By Irene Shulman, Intern. On Tuesday, New York State Supreme Court Justice Thomas J. McNamara in Albany County dismissed a lawsuit filed in June 2011 by three members of Americans For Prosperity, a conservative advocacy group, that challenged New York’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) cap and trade program. The suit, Thrun v. Cuomo, was brought against New York Governor Andrew M.

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Colorado is Burning. For Many Scientists, It’s Personal.

Union of Concerned Scientists

Flames tower above the trees in the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado. The third most destructive fires in state history, it burned nearly 350 homes (Airman Magazine, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0). Climate Change climate change Colorado Western US States wildfires

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Bridgestone Increases Investment In Guayule for Natural Rubber Materials

Environment + Energy Leader

The tire company has been researching and implementing materials from the desert plant since 2012. The post Bridgestone Increases Investment In Guayule for Natural Rubber Materials appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Manufacturing & Design Supply Chain

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Sea Level Rise Caused an Extra $8 Billion in Losses During Hurricane Sandy

Yale E360

A new study estimates that roughly $8 billion of the $63 billion in damages caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 can be attributed to sea level rise of just four inches caused by global warming.

Americans keep moving to where the water isn’t

Environmental News Bits

Since 2012, an additional 2.8 Read the full story from Vox. According to an analysis published earlier this month by the Economic Innovation Group, 10 of the 15 counties last year were in the water-strained Southwest. million people have moved to counties that spent the majority of the past decade under “severe” to “exceptional” drought conditions. Climate migration Water

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Dell Technology’s Path to Reducing Energy Intensity and Carbon Emissions

Environment + Energy Leader

And, it promised to cut its energy intensity by 80% by 2020 from a 2012 baseline. Dell Technologies committed to reducing emissions from assets it owned and controlled by 40% by 2020 from a 2010 baseline. It also sought to cut indirect emissions from the energy it purchased by the same amount.

Judge Scales Back Climate Scientist’s Case Against Bloggers

Inside Climate News

judge has ruled that the conservative think tank the Competitive Enterprise Institute cannot be held responsible for an outside blogger’s 2012 online attack on a prominent climate scientist.

A new, lower threshold for lead poisoning in children means more kids will get tested – but the ultimate solution is eliminating lead sources

Environmental News Bits

Since 2012, this threshold had been set at 5 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood; children at or above… Read more → Environmental health Environmental justiceby Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI The U.S.

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The Matter of Everything review: A pacy look at 20th-century physics

New Scientist

From the discovery of the first subatomic particle to the confirmation of the Higgs boson in 2012, Suzie Sheehy's account of experiments that changed our world is detailed but lively

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Climate change is driving a massive decrease in insects

Inhabitant

According to a study published in "Nature" by researchers from the University College London (UCL), there was a substantial decline in insect numbers from 1992 to 2012. Researchers have established that climate change and harmful agricultural practices have almost halved the number of insects on the planet. The researchers reviewed records on over 20,000 insect species worldwide

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Mandarin Oriental Sets Energy, Emissions, Waste, and Water Reduction Targets

Environment + Energy Leader

In 2012, the Mandarin Oriental set out to make a lasting impact — sustainability-wise. The company has been striving to reduce its environmental footprint by setting bold energy, emissions, waste, and water targets.

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The Higgs boson discovery revisited

Physics World

Finally, on the morning of 4 July 2012, the suspense was ended. In the July episode of the Physics World Stories podcast, Andrew Glester revisits that historic day in 2012. Everyone knew something big was coming.

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Mandarin Oriental Sets Energy, Emissions, Waste, and Water Reduction Targets

Environment + Energy Leader

In 2012, the Mandarin Oriental set out to make a lasting impact — sustainability-wise. The company has been striving to reduce its environmental footprint by setting bold energy, emissions, waste, and water targets.

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Dell Technology’s Path to Reducing Energy Intensity and Carbon Emissions

Environmental Leader

And, it promised to cut its energy intensity by 80% by 2020 from a 2012 baseline. Dell Technologies committed to reducing emissions from assets it owned and controlled by 40% by 2020 from a 2010 baseline. It also sought to cut indirect emissions from the energy it purchased by the same amount.

Webinar: Illinois’ Coastal Management Program – working to sustain our many resources

Environmental News Bits

The Illinois Coastal Management Program (CMP) was established in 2012 as part of the National Coastal Zone Management Program, administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Oct 28, 2021 noon-1:00 pmRegister here. Since its inception, the ethos of CMP has been to identify and work towards objectives that protect the natural environments and serve… Read more → Great Lakes Illinois Sustainable communities

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10 Years of Innovative Stormwater Solutions: The Campus RainWorks Challenge Brings the Next Generation of Environmentalists to the Table

Environmental News Bits

In 2012, EPA’s Office of Water began the Campus RainWorks Challenge, a green infrastructure design competition open to undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities in the United States and its territories. Read the full story from U.S.

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Birthday boson: 10 years of living with the Higgs particle

Physics World

This short film looks back at that historic moment in particle physics in 2012, and looks forward to the future of particle physics. Monday 4 July 2022 marks the 10-year anniversary of that famous seminar at CERN when the discovery of a Higgs-like boson was confirmed.

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10th annual NYCxDESIGN Festival is sure to inspire

Inhabitant

A city council initiative first established NYCxDESIGN in 2012. The tenth annual NYCxDESIGN Festival will run May 10-20 this year, attracting thousands of creative folks to New York City. Expect design fairs, group exhibitions, and consulates organizing events to celebrate innovations of international designers. Officials decided to hold the event in May to build on the success of already well known NYC design events, such as ICFF and WantedDesign.

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Research by women shared less than work by male colleagues, study finds

Physics World

ke-Ágnes Horvát from Northwestern University in the US, the study examined the gender of scientists who had at least one research article shared online in 2012 according to Altmetric , which tracks mentions of journal papers across social media, news sites, blogs and other sites.

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New Muhlenberg Poll Finds 77% Of Pennsylvanians Believe Climate Change Is A Serious Problem; 55% Believe Human Actions Are To Blame

PA Environment Daily

A New Muhlenberg College Pennsylvania Climate and Energy Survey found 77 percent of Pennsylvanians believe climate change is a serious or very serious problem 55 percent believe human activity-- such as burning fossil fuels-- is the reason for the earth getting warmer. 19 percent believe it is from natural patterns and 24 percent believe it’s a combination.

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AR6 of the best

Real Climate

Extremes : Back in 2012, the literature assessed by AR5 connecting changes in extremes to climate change was scant. As one example, the rate of warming over the past 15 years (1998–2012; 0.05 [–0.05 Half a dozen takeaways from a first read of the new IPCC AR6 report.

How molecular catalysts mediate the electrochemical generation of fuels

Physics World

From 2011–2012, Prof. She joined UNC in 2012. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience. The conversion of energy-poor feedstocks like water and carbon dioxide into energy-rich fuels involves multi- electron, multi-proton transformations.

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Illinois Utilities Ameren and ComEd Plan for the Grid of the Future

Union of Concerned Scientists

According to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), Ameren’s distribution grid expenditures nearly doubled between 2012 and 2020, jumping from $456 million to $857 million.

Quantum sieve could make deuterium much cheaper

Physics World

In 2012, researchers at Dresden created a new type of metal-organic framework (MOF). In the 2012 studies, researchers showed that DUT-8 prevented molecules of gaseous hydrogen from passing through – either at high pressures, or very low temperatures.

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Vacuum technology for mimicking cosmic-dust formation in dying stars

Physics World

Jose A Martín Gago , research professor at ICMM-CSIC from 2012, obtained a PhD in physics funded by ESRF, Grenoble. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience. Cosmic dust grains are believed to play an essential role in the emergency of chemical complexity in the universe.

Variational principles and topological constants of motion for MHD

Physics World

Asher was a postdoctoral fellow (1998) in the Department of Electrical Engineering of Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and a visiting fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK, during 2005–2006, 2008 and 2012. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

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We have the tools to design climate-adapted forests. Should we intervene?

HumanNature

2012; Ste-Marie et al., 2012), as was done with the Florida torreya ( Torreya taxifolia ) in a citizen-initiated conservation effort that garnered quite a bit of controversy in 2008. 2012). 2012; Ste-Marie et al., 2012). 2012).

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Particle physicists gather at CERN to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Higgs boson discovery

Physics World

The event took place in the very same venue in which the ATLAS and CMS collaborations at the LHC announced on 4 July 2012 the discovery of a new particle with features consistent with that of the Higgs boson.

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Using RadCalc to verify Gamma Knife treatment plans

Physics World

She joined Lifeline Software in 2012 and has been connecting radiation therapy departments with software that increases productivity and safety ever since. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

Hotter, more frequent droughts threaten California’s iconic blue oak forests

Frontier Sin

The study focuses on the extreme drought of 2012 – 2016, but suggests that these conditions will become more frequent in the future. The devastating 2012 – 2016 drought in California triggered widespread tree cover loss and die-offs of a variety of species in the region. By K.E.D.

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China’s premier particle collider set for major upgrade

Physics World

In particular, in 2012 BESIII recorded collisions that pointed to a particle that researchers were not familiar with. The feasibility study for the CEPC began in 2012 and it consists of a 100?km-circumference

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We’re Naming Summer “Danger Season” in the US. Here’s Why.

Union of Concerned Scientists

I remember that Hurricane Sandy struck the New York City region in 2012 and know that the home buyout programs may not have reduced the vulnerability of buyout recipients to hazards. Every year, as the calendar flips from May to June, I feel a sense of dread sink into my chest.

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

Law Columbia

That was the question that Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands attempted to present in 2012, but the United States opposed submitting climate change to the ICJ and in the end nowhere near a majority of General Assembly members supported presentation of the question. 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.

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WeConservePA: PA Land Trusts Preserved 208,026 Acres; 107,300 Pennsylvanians Contribute To Land Trusts

PA Environment Daily

On June 15, WeConservePA released the biennial Pennsylvania land trust census report.

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Hydrogen’s big shot: where we are and where we are going

Physics World

The co-author of more than 150 papers with more than 10,000 citations in the general area of fuel cells and electrolysis, he received the 2021 ECS Energy Technology Division Research Award and 2012 ECS Tobias Young Investigator Award. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

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Why NEPA is Critical for Coastal Communities

Ocean Conservancy

Since 2012, Congress has enacted legislation on four separate occasions to overhaul the infrastructure permitting process and address industry concerns (MAP-21, the FAST Act, FAST-41 and IIJA).

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European hydrogen programs: from Hydrogen Manifesto to Clean Energy Act

Physics World

The co-author of more than 150 papers with more than 10,000 citations in the general area of fuel cells and electrolysis, he received the 2021 ECS Energy Technology Division Research Award and 2012 ECS Tobias Young Investigator Award. Want to take part in this webinar? Join the audience.

Axial Higgs mode spotted in materials at room temperature

Physics World

In 2012, the discovery of the Higgs boson at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider confirmed a prediction made nearly 50 years earlier about the mechanism by which some fundamental particles acquire mass.

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OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Update Hazard Communication Standard

Capaccio

A decade later 2012, the agency officially harmonized the HCS with the third revision of the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). On February 5, 2021, the U.S.

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