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Kentucky to Fully Ban Veal Crates By 2018


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Whole Foods to Label all Foods with GMOs by 2018


Whole Foods has announced that by 2018, all foods containing GMOs will be labeled so people can make an informed choice.

Experience the (new, artificial, and made-in-America) Middle East! Coming to Dubai in 2018

Green Prophet

” So the UAE builds another resource-guzzling folly for audiences with high disposable income, hungry for US-themed fun.

Leonardo DiCaprio to build world’s greenest island resort in Belize

Green Traveler Guides

Upon completion (scheduled for 2018), Blackadore Caye promises to be the greenest island resort ever built, says DiCaprio, an avid scuba diver and one of Hollywood’s most environmentally active stars.

WV Directs FirstEnergy to Double Energy Efficiency by 2018

Sierra Club Compass

Lincoln County, West Virginia, before mountaintop-removal mining. billion. By Zack Fabish, Attorney, Sierra Club Environmental Law Program.

US unveils historic plan to cut carbon emissions with 30 percent by 2030

Green Blog

But the plan might not come into effect until 2017 or 2018 – long after Obama has left office. so far to curb the effects of climate change.

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Qatar to Invest Up to $20 Billion in Solar

Green Prophet

The $10-$20 billion plant is expected to be complete in 2018 and will be built in a concession format, Reuters reports.

Aprés COP 18: Will Qatar Rebound with Solar?

Green Prophet

That project is planned to be operational by 2018. Presently, we use the equivalent of 1.5 Energy usage is sky-high in tiny Qatar.

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France offers €200 subsidy on electric bike purchases

Green (Living) Review

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Jordan’s 6,000 mosques to be sun-powered

Green Prophet

Mosques are major electricity consumers as five prayer times throughout the day keep their doors open predawn to well after sundown.

Jurassic World 2 rumoured to focus on animal rights


As Ray Arnold famously suggested, we’ll hold onto our butts until the 2018 release. Photo from Huffington Post. News Sticky

Four Carbon Cap-Tax Hybrids

Sightline Daily

It would be $24.80 per ton in 2018 instead of $27.60. Northwesterners are down-to-earth and pragmatic, resilient through changing conditions.

Ein Hektar Sibirien für alle

Green (Living) Review

Es ist Russlands neue Bodenreform: Seit dem 1. Was verspricht sich die russische Regierung davon? Man wird ja wohl noch träumen dürfen.

I want to go somewhere nice

Environmental Economics

hope I can make it in 2018, wherever it is. Source:  [link]. attended Monterey, Kyoto, and Montreal (and missed Venice and Istanbul). This work is not a product of the United States Government or the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and the author is not doing this work in any governmental capacity.

Qatar’s Polysilicon Manufacturing to Help Supply Kingdom’s Solar Goal

Green Prophet

Qatar to tap the solar potential of the middle east to supply 10 percent of its electricity by 2018. Image via Shutterstock.

Volkswagen AG Will Build EVs in China

Eco Auto Ninja

Because they are counting on China to pass GM and Toyota as the world’s biggest automaker by 2018, they are putting their chips into the nation that they believe will be able to meet the demand for cars that are less polluting. Volkswagen has plans in motion to manufacture their electric vehicles in China starting in 2013.

"Proof That a Price on Carbon Works"

Environmental Economics

In Alberta, a new government announced in November that it would impose a tax of 30 Canadian dollars on most greenhouse gas emissions by the start of 2018. But the energy policies adopted by some American states and Canadian provinces demonstrate that those arguments are simply unfounded. British Columbia, which is home to 4.7

Plan to Increase Access to Results of EPA-Funded Scientific Research

Environmental Economics

  Non-ORD intramural research data effective during 2018. Phase 3 – All EPA extramural research publications and related data effective with funding agreements completed during 2018.   The Plan was finalized on December 5, 2016.  Phase 2 – Non-ORD intramural research publications effective during 2017.   

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Sightline Daily

In announcing the agreement , Pembina officials said they anticipated beginning operations at the new propane export terminal in early 2018.

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36 Years Opposing Ringling Bros. Circus, 36 Years Wasted


So after 146 years, the Ringling Bros. Circus is coming to an end this May. Business continued as usual. actually won $25.2 Ringling Bros. News Stick

Energy-generating roads to be built on four continents in 2017

Green Prophet

Colas’ Wattway technology differs from other PV solutions in that it does not require need the existing road infrastructure to be re-engineered.

Lycored Replaces Red 40 With Kosher and Halal Tomato Dye

Green Prophet

LycoRed estimates show that the worldwide market for lycopene could reach $84 million by 2018, up from $66 million in 2010. And now Starbucks?

UniVerve Chooses Microalgae For Award-Winning Biofuel Business

Green Prophet

Among the 12 competition finalists, was UniVerve, an Israeli biofuel company that specializes in using microalgae to create oil.

What Methanol Means for the Northwest

Sightline Daily

On its website, Northwest Innovation Works says that it hopes to complete a first phase in early 2018 and a second phase by early 2019.

B&Q to close 60 stores and axe 3000 jobs

Green (Living) Review

Already in 2014 rival DIY chain Homebase announced that it would close a quarter of its stores – about 80 outlets – in the period up to early 2018. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) DIY chain B&Q is to close as many as 60 stores in a shake-up set to impact on 3,000 jobs. The changes were announced at the same time as the company posted a 7.5%


I think this significantly enhances our bid for the Olympics*

Environmental Economics

via *OK, maybe the 2018 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists?**. SmartAsset, a personal-finance technology company, has named Columbus the fifth best city in the country for conferences. The city also got high marks for its routine handling of 100,000-plus crowds for home Ohio State football games.

Scope of Gateway Pacific Analysis is Bad News for Coal Industry

Sightline Daily

Hot off the presses : the three “co-lead” agencies in charge of reviewing the proposed Gateway Pacific coal export terminal at Cherry Point, Washington have published the scope of their review. The major takeaway is that it’s bad news for the coal industry. But in the end it doesn’t much matter. Still More Bad News for Ambre.

eliminating orca breeding is a step forward for Seaworld’s business, a step backwards for animals


When it was announced that elephants would no longer be featured in the circus , starting in 2018, the focus wasn’t given to the animals already there, or the ones that would replace them. SeaWorld has announced the breaking news that they will no longer be breeding orcas. The whales currently in their possession will remain in captivity.

Unraveling the Mystery of Hawksbill Sea Turtle Migration

Nature Conservancy - Science

He plans to tag an additional 10 turtles in 2017 and 2018 to see if the migration routes and foraging grounds change from year to year. 2015).

Landfill Of Lettuce: Why Were These Greens Tossed Before Their Time?

Green (Living) Review

Here's a scenario lots of us can relate to: tossing a bag of lettuce because it sat too long in the back of the fridge. Bag by bag, this waste adds up.

The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012

Green Blog

Now 30 countries are on that list, which the International Energy Agency (IEA) projects will more than double by 2018. The IEA estimates, perhaps conservatively, that world PV capacity will more than triple by 2018 to 308,000 megawatts—at peak power, the generating equivalent of 300 large nuclear plants. Italy got 5.6 But annual U.S.

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China’s Business Leaders Are Stepping Up to Address Global Conservation Challenges

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek.

European Parliament vs petrol lawnmowers

Green (Living) Review

The EU-Parliament has now enacted legislation about the emission limits of lawnmowers, grass trimmers, and other petrol-driven machinery of this kind.

"Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas emissions"

Environmental Economics

States will also have until 2018 instead of 2017 to submit their plans for how they intend to meet their targets, the Associated Press reports. It feels like Christmas Eve (but without baby Jesus): Obama administration will unveil the finalized version of its unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions on Monday.

South Africa to Green its Economy in 2013 with Carbon Tax

Green Prophet

percent per year over the next four years so that in 2018 there is a 10 percent reduction from the baseline emissions. It has not been easy.

Heaviest Man in Saudi Gets Royal Treatment

Green Prophet

billion by 2018, mainly as a result of diabetes and heart disease. Saudi Arabia follows at 35.2%. 

Ashhole update

Environmental Economics

I wonder if any NC State economists think this one is exaggerated ? via

Häuser können eigene Kraftwerke zur Stromerzeugung sein

Green (Living) Review

Alle Gebäude die nach 2018 gebaut werden, sollen dabei ihre eigene Energie produzieren. Und das wird zunehmend teuer. März 2010 zu erstellen.

Can the GDP estimate be wrong?

Environmental Economics

As a result, any change might not be reported until 2018, the next scheduled comprehensive revision. Macroeconomists who criticize micro-data beware, government macro statistics also rely on surveys: If the first-quarter G.D.P. report is wrong, can we expect it to be changed? The B.E.A.  ”. This is, he said, one of those times.  

A revenue neutral carbon tax in. New Jersey

Environmental Economics

Coupled with a veterans’ exclusion, this will result in a $83 million to $113 million tax reduction in fiscal year 2018, rising to $110 million to 157 million by fiscal year 2022. Jared Walczak at the Tax Foundation : On November 1st, New Jersey residents will start paying considerably higher gas taxes, with the rate rising from 14.5 to 37.5