What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: June 2 – 8, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: MoneyConf draws 1,800-plus blockchain, fintech attendees .

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 5 – 11, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: PokitDok to use Sawtooth blockchain to record healthcare transactions.

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July 2017 Updates to the Climate Case Charts

Law Columbia

Six environmental groups launched the proceeding challenging the stay after EPA published notice of the stay in the June 5, 2017 issue of the Federal Register. filed June 5, 2017; emergency motion for stay granted July 3, 2017). June 29, 2017). June 28, 2017). June 28, 2017). order denying interlocutory appeal June 8, 2017; order granting intervenors’ motions to withdraw and setting trial date June 28, 2017); United States v.

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48 Eco Friendly Products You Can Buy Today to Help Stop Plastic Pollution

Onya

To say plastic pollution is a widespread problem is not doing it justice: Only about 9% of all plastic ever made has likely been recycled with 12% of all plastic waste having been incinerated. The remaining 79% has accumulated in either landfill or the natural environment if not still in use.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 19 – 25, 2017

Green Bang

During its recent 2017 spring session, NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly released a draft committee report titled, “The Internet of Things: Promises and Perlis of a Disruptive Technology.” Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Kik chat provider launches Kin cryptocurrency .

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 19 – 25, 2017

Green Bang

During its recent 2017 spring session, NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly released a draft committee report titled, “The Internet of Things: Promises and Perlis of a Disruptive Technology.” Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Kik chat provider launches Kin cryptocurrency .

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 14-20, 2017

Green Bang

in 2017. They include a preview release of SQL Server 2017, which Microsoft described as the first relational database management system with built-in AI. Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: EU to kick off blockchain observatory effort.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: June 2 – 8, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: MoneyConf draws 1,800-plus blockchain, fintech attendees .

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 12 – 18, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: SAP launches Cloud Platform Blockchain service. SAP on May 16 announced the launch of a new SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service designed to help its customers create new applications and extensions using distributed ledger technology.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 12 – 18, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: SAP launches Cloud Platform Blockchain service. SAP on May 16 announced the launch of a new SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain service designed to help its customers create new applications and extensions using distributed ledger technology.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 5 – 11, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: PokitDok to use Sawtooth blockchain to record healthcare transactions. The healthcare software development platform PokitDok announced on May 10 that it would use Hyperledger Sawtooth, the open-source blockchain project from the Linux Foundation and Intel, to support its DokChain offering for healthcare transaction recording.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 28 – May 4, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: U.S. defense contractor to incorporate blockchain into processes. Lockheed Martin announced in late April that Guardtime Federal will be a key partner to add cyber-security features to systems engineering processes, supply chain risk management and software development. In its news release, Lockheed Martin said it is “the first U.S.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 28 – May 4, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: U.S. defense contractor to incorporate blockchain into processes. Lockheed Martin announced in late April that Guardtime Federal will be a key partner to add cyber-security features to systems engineering processes, supply chain risk management and software development. In its news release, Lockheed Martin said it is “the first U.S.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 21-27, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Spotify acquires Mediachain Labs for tracking music rights. Music-streaming firm Spotify revealed on April 26 that it had acquired Mediachain Labs , which has built the blockchain-based Mediachain for tracking creative rights ownership in the music industry.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: April 21-27, 2017

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Spotify acquires Mediachain Labs for tracking music rights. Music-streaming firm Spotify revealed on April 26 that it had acquired Mediachain Labs , which has built the blockchain-based Mediachain for tracking creative rights ownership in the music industry.

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Irish High Court Recognizes a Right to an Environment, But Finds that Environmental Group Lacks Standing to Make Climate Change Claims in Airport Runway Case

Law Columbia

On November 21, 2017, the High Court of Ireland blocked a climate change case concerning construction of a new airport runway from moving forward, but made a groundbreaking decision in recognizing “a personal constitutional right to an environment” for the first time. By Dena Adler.

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Transparency and ICAO’s Aviation Offsetting Scheme: Two Separate Concepts? – A New Sabin Center Working Paper

Law Columbia

By Dena Adler. Photo Credit: NASA.

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Northern California Wildfires

Eco Lawyers

Wildfires blazed across Northern California in 2017, forcing tens of thousands of residents to evacuate their homes and their communities.

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How is America Acting in Favor of Eco-Friendly Projects

AAEE

An interesting study conducted in 2014 in collaboration between the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, and The Associated Press at NORC, classified American attitudes towards the environment. The national survey included 1,576 adults over 18.

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ASHRAE: Is It Worth The Efforts To Join ASHRAE

AAEE

You will find that as an environmental engineer, knowing people in your field will help. Whether you’re a student studying for your engineering degree or a graduate looking for a job, networking can come in useful when you least expect it to.

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ASCE vs SEE: A Nature Battle

AAEE

While the civil engineer has a big role to play in the construction of mines, the environmental engineer dedicated to sustainability probably wouldn’t approve of. Here lies the nature battle between the two disciplines of engineering that are tied together closely.

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Is The Paris Agreement on Shaky Legs? How to Ensure Successful Implementation

Environmental Europe

Figure 1 – Source: Schoenefeld & Jordan, 2017. What is needed to make the Paris Agreement a success? This blog post focuses on one of the most central but underappreciated elements – the periodic reviews of progress.

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Can Fossil Fuel Companies Be Held Liable for Climate Change?

Law Columbia

by Justin Gundlach. We know that burning fossil fuels is the main cause of anthropogenic climate change, and that climate change is the source of adverse impacts on communities and even regional and national economies.

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No 3rd Runway at Vienna Airport Because Adverse Climate Impacts Outweigh Short-term Economic Benefits: Austrian Court (Updated)

Law Columbia

Updated on June 29, 2017). by Justin Gundlach. Plans for a third runway at the Vienna-Schwechat airport (pictured at right) were first submitted for review by the government of Lower Austria (one of Austria’s 9 regions) in March 2007.

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Procuring Your First Salary As An Environmental Engineer

AAEE

It should be known that entry-level jobs in environmental engineering may not pay as much as entry-level jobs in other fields of engineering. This doesn’t mean that salaries are low. How Much Do Environmental Engineers Make?

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Doors You Open When You Decide to Pursue Your Career as an Environmental Engineer

AAEE

Environmental engineers agree that their chosen profession is immensely rewarding. Not only is it a satisfying profession that involves protecting the environment from the effects of polluting and waste-producing human activity, it also opens many doors.

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Traits Companies Look Out For While Hiring Environmental Engineers

AAEE

Environmental engineering is a field that involves problem-solving and innovation.

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Nine Ideas For Repurposing Everyday Household Items

Onya

Most environmentally conscious individuals are well aware of the basics of living green; refuse, reduce, reuse, repair, recycle, and rot. Keeping these things in mind while choosing products for your home goes a long way toward reducing your carbon footprint on our planet.

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Too hot to handle? The Renewable Heat Incentive scheme & the Northern Irish meltdown

Environmental Europe

Since December, Northern Ireland has been bogged down in a major scandal on an apparently simple policy instrument – the renewable heat incentive scheme. The scheme, closed in early 2016, was set up in 2012 to encourage renewable heat uptake.

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Protestors Halt Copper Alloy Plant In Sichuan Province

Corp Watch

Protestors have forced Sichuan Hongda to cancel plans to build a $1.6 billion copper alloy plant in Shifang city in southwestern China, because of pollution concerns. The halt has been hailed as a major victory by environmental activists against corporate and government power

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Michigan’s Updated PURPA Implementation Could Create a New Market for Privately-owned Solar Energy Facilities

Columbia Climate Law

U-18090, May 31, 2017 Order (Mich. U-18091, July 31, 2017 Order (Mich. By Jeffrey Hammons. Introduction. Over the past few months, the Michigan Public Service Commission (“MPSC”) issued a series of orders updating how it implements its obligations under Section 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (“PURPA”). [1] 1] These orders could spur new development of solar energy facilities in Michigan.

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Permitting Natural Gas Pipelines

Vermont Law

In 2017, environmental advocates and some states like New York who have long been concerned with the climate change impacts associated with new liquefied natural gas (LNG) pipelines had reason for optimism. Six months later, in August 2017, the D.C.

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Martin Baudroux | Nietzsche, Bataille : de l’océan au désert

Columbia Climate Law

Nietzsche, Bataille : de l’océan au désert by Martin Baudroux Sois cet océan. Nietzsche Qui suis-je pas « moi » non non mais le désert la nuit l’immensité… Bataille C’est sur une place publique, une lanterne à la main en… Continue Reading → Paris Extra

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New Sabin Center Report Finds NYISO Could Price Carbon in Wholesale Electricity Markets

Law Columbia

by Romany Webb and Justin Gundlach. There has been much talk in recent weeks about pricing carbon to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Earlier this month, a group of former Republican cabinet members proposed adoption of a nationwide carbon price, starting at $40 per ton. That seems unlikely, however. Even the proposal’s main architect, former Secretary of State James Baker, acknowledged that he faces an “uphill slog” in convincing the federal government to act.

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Arundhati Katju | Meditations on breath and sexual difference

Columbia Climate Law

Meditations on breath and sexual difference Praxis/Theory: Between East and West By Arundhati Katju How can Luce Irigaray help us think through the difference between Eastern and Western thought? In Between East and West Irigaray offers two focal, intertwined points… Continue Reading → Posts 10-13 Resources 10-13

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Pulling the Teeth Out of the Endangered Species Act

Vermont Law

on the ESA in 2017 and more than 235 since the Republican Party took control of the House of Representatives in 2011. Endangered Species Act.

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Arundhati Katju | Reading Inwards from the Margins: Indic Classical Thought in Nietzsche and Foucault

Columbia Climate Law

By Arundhati Katju In order to demonstrate the genealogy of knowledge they propose, both Nietzsche and Foucault draw upon and refute key elements from Indic philosophy, specifically, mystic practices that contemplate the nature of knowledge and subject-object relations as found… Continue Reading → Resources 9-13

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Jiwon Hahn | On Nietzsche and Metaphor

Columbia Climate Law

By Jiwon Hahn In Nietzsche and Metaphor (1972), Sarah Kofman engages with Nietzsche’s text by exploring the relationship between metaphor and concept, as well as the role of language and memory, in writing and reading Nietzsche. At the very beginning… Continue Reading → Resources 7-13

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Jiwon Hahn | On the Genealogy of Truth and Knowledge

Columbia Climate Law

By Jiwon Hahn Probably the most prominent common denominator of the philosophies of Nietzsche and Foucault would be genealogy as their method of philosophizing. The fact that Foucault entitled his piece on Nietzsche, written as part of Hommage à Jean… Continue Reading → Resources 9-13

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Michael Milov-Cordoba | Reading Revolution in Fanon, Baldwin, and Coates

Columbia Climate Law

By Michael Milov-Cordoba “In the world I am heading for, I am endlessly creating myself.”[1] 1] “I have spent much of my studies searching for the right question by which I might fully understand the breach between the world and me.… … Continue Reading → Resources 8-13

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 26 – June 1

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Singapore central bank publishes DLT report . The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) this past week published a report on its “Project Ubin,” aimed at developing a prototype for interbank payments using distributed ledger technology.

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What’s new in blockchain, AI and IoT: May 26 – June 1

Green Bang

Following are highlights from the past week’s news developments in blockchain, artificial intelligence and Internet-of-Things technologies: Singapore central bank publishes DLT report . The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) this past week published a report on its “Project Ubin,” aimed at developing a prototype for interbank payments using distributed ledger technology.

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Jens Hanssen | Nietzsche and the 20th-century Arab Intellectual Tradition

Columbia Climate Law

Nietzsche and the 20th-century Arab Intellectual Tradition Jens Hanssen, University of Toronto (Work in progress, please do not cite without permission of the author) Übrigens ist mir alles verhasst, was mich bloss belehrt, ohne meine Tätigkeit zu vermehren… Continue Reading → Posts 13-13 Uncategorized

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