CNREP 2019: Call for abstracts and session proposals

Environmental Economics

The Center for Natural Resource Economics and Policy (CNREP) is announcing a call for abstracts and session proposals for  CNREP 2019: Challenges of Natural Resource Economics & Policy, the 6 th  National Forum on Socioeconomic Research in Coastal Systems. The conference is scheduled for May 19-21, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

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Elephant Journal

Put these writing tools on your Christmas list and get ready to make a clean start in the New Year. Writing Apps #1 Scrivener. It had to be you. We have tried them all. Ulysses, Novelr, and more and we are unanimous that if you’re tackling a big project, the organizational engine of Scrivener will ensure everything goes […].

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"Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics"

Environmental Economics

January 4-6, 2019. May 29-31, 2019. June 26-29, 2019. Via : Conferences and workshops in environmental, energy, and natural resource economics. Northeast Workshop on Energy Policy and Environmental Economics. New York, NY. May 17-18, 2018. Submissions: closed. link]. NBER Summer Institute – Environmental & Energy Economics. Cambridge, MA. July 23-24, 2018. Submissions: closed (invite only). link]. Camp Resources XXV. Wrightsville Beach, NC.

2018 100

4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Carbon/ GHG Reduction Connecticut 27% by 2020 Delaware 18% by 2019 lower greenhouse gas emissions Massachusetts 15% by 2020 New York 25% by 2013 Renewable Energy Standards states

University of Oklahoma to Shut Down its Baboon Research


After years under scrutiny from animal rights organizations, the University of Oklahoma has announced it will phase out its baboon research program by 2019. The University’s facilities currently house 199 Read More The post University of Oklahoma to Shut Down its Baboon Research appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Lifestyle News Science Top News

The Most Transformational & Healing Full Moon of the Year.

Elephant Journal

This full moon is the start of a new mission and one that when we reach the Capricorn new moon on January 6th, 2019, we will be astounded at what we’ve gained and achieved. When we are determined and focused, the universe supports us by providing signs, synchronicities, and opportunities to make magic happen. .

2018 70

Utah Wants to Become a No-Kill State


Utah is not satisfied with rescuing animals, it wants to bring down the number of killed shelter pets to zero by 2019. The state’s Best Friends Animal Society announced on Read More The post Utah Wants to Become a No-Kill State appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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EU ETS Cap-and-Trade attempts to stabilize price with a reserve

Environmental Economics

  Starting in January 2019, the Market Stability Reserve will go into effect, which aims to stabilize price by reducing the long-standing permit surpluses that have plagued the ETC.  The start-up of the MSR from January 2019 will create the biggest supply squeeze the EU-ETS has ever seen. The European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme , the world's largest greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program, will be taking a new step to stabilize permit prices. 

2018 131

$50 million in funds for renewable energy in developing nations

Green Prophet

The projects selected for the sixth funding cycle will be announced in January 2019 – soon! Summary applications for the seventh cycle will be accepted until 17:00 GST on 14 February 2019.

Vegan fast-food chain lands $22 million in funding for expansion


They anticipate doubling in size by 2019. Investors are noticing the popularity of vegan food. Grub Street reports that Californian fast-casual chain Veggie Grill has wooed new and existing investors to the tune of $22 million dollars.

2019 94

From the Euphrates to the Tigris, water matters conference in Iraq

Green Prophet

2018 90

Bird Litigation: Hindsight and the California Condor

10,000 Birds

Ultimately, history appears to support FWS: the Condor Recovery Program has indeed avoided extinction of the species and there are now three populations: California, Arizona/Utah, and Baja California, with the prospect of another in the Pacific Northwest by 2019.

South Korea Building 2.5 GW Offshore Wind Farm

Wind Power Ninja

The wind farm will be built off the southwestern coast of South Korea will include about 500 turbines and is expected to be completed by 2019. South Korea is getting into the wind power game with a bold, 2.5 GW project will cost about $8.2 billion to build. Companies like Hyundai Heavy Industries and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering are constructing the turbines. The government is paying for most of it, but private investors will need to finance the remainder.

It is hard to stifle my outrage when the government asks those who benefit to pay

Environmental Economics

Current plans call for toll collection to start on the full 182 miles of I-95 in 2019 - after the eight-lane widening is finished on 60 miles and before the six-lane widening starts on the remaining 122 miles. Drivers on the eight-lane section would pay a rate expected in 2019 to be around 19.2 Strange, but true : North Carolina hopes to win permission this spring from the Federal Highway Administration to pay for the work on I-95 by collecting tolls from drivers who use it.

2012 116

European Parliament vs petrol lawnmowers

Green (Living) Review

Also Diesel locomotives, bulldozers, harvesting machines for agriculture and inland navigation vessels, that is to say freight and passenger ships that use rivers and canals, as well as those on lakes, fall under those new regulations, which will come into force either 2018 or 2019.

2016 158

The Narrow-lined Puffer

10,000 Birds

My recent trip was fantastic, and really re-kindled my love of diving, so much so that I’ve started planning and saving for a diving (and birding) trip to Costa Rica in 2019. This is a bird blog, and my beat is New Zealand, so let me talk about a fish I saw in Australia.

2017 130

California mandates solar panels on all new homes

Environmental Economics

Due to the state’s revolutionary 2019 Building Energy Code requiring solar power to be installed at time of construction for all newly built homes, over time California home buyers could see per unit prices drop to rates approaching that of some of the world’s largest utility scale solar installations ($1/W in the United States). If you want to build a new home in California, you will have to build one with rooftop solar, according to a new mandate from the California Energy Commission. 

2018 122

For the Birds: Midway Atoll Mouse Eradication and NEPA

10,000 Birds

The plan is to conduct the eradication in July or August 2019. The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands are home to some of the largest assemblages of breeding seabirds in the United States.

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What Incentives and Rebates Are Available for Solar Power?


It can be taken on thirty percent of the amount of investment in the solar system (after any rebates) through 2019. Construction of the system must have begun by 2019 to take advantage of the full thirty percent credit. The average payback period for.

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Call for Papers | Marine Resource Economics | Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance

Environmental Economics

  Marine Resource Economics is soliciting contributions for a special issue on the topic of AN-A in choice experiments of marine ecosystem goods and services in Volume 34 (2019).  Call for Papers. Marine Resource Economics. Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance in Choice Experiments of Marine Ecosystem Goods and Services.   Special Issue Editors:  Daniel K. Lew and John C. Whitehead.

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EU is now one step closer to reduce the massive use of plastic bags in Europe

Green Blog

It was the European Parliament which voted in favor of a proposal from the European Commission to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic bags by half in 2017 and by 80 percent in 2019, compared to 2010 levels.

Open Letter to Secretary Zinke on the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Conservancy Talk

As I said at the meeting, I was disappointed by your own budget proposal for 2019 which called for hugely cutting funding for LWCF by 95 percent.

Rheinmetall and Steyr Mannlicher offer new RS556 assault rifle system

Green (Living) Review

This innovative weapon is a possible candidate for the new “System Sturmgewehr Bundeswehr”: the German armed forces intend to replace their standard G36 assault rifle with a more advanced system starting in 2019.

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SeaWorld Replaces Orca Exploitation With Nicer Sounding Orca Exploitation


As far as SeaWorld is concerned, the Orlando and San Antonio parks claim to be ending their current shows by 2019. Sploosh! Let’s praise the “animal rights activists” for their tremendous work in San Diego over the last year.

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Zaha Hadid Greens Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Stadium Design

Green Prophet

” In addition to serving the Olympic Games, the stadium should be ready in time for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Japan has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and Zaha Hadid has been picked to retrofit its National Stadium.

2020 97

Pale Male is Dead: Long Live Pale Male!

10,000 Birds

In 2019, when he would match the record for oldest wild Red-tailed Hawk ? First, before I get to the point of this post, I would like to say that no, there is no body. No mishap has occurred, no disaster, no accident. No one witnessed Pale Male’s passing, there was no funeral, no mourning. The world’s most famous hawk, the most popular denizen of Central Park, is still being seen regularly.

2015 207

A revenue neutral carbon tax in. New Jersey

Environmental Economics

By fiscal year 2019, the tax cut component will reduce revenues by $1.07 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 cents per gallon (cpg) as part of a broader tax deal negotiated between Governor Chris Christie (R) and Democratic leadership in the state legislature. The

Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Olympic Stadium Thwarted by Japanese Peers

Green Prophet

More than just a temporary stadium for the 2020 Olympics, the Tokyo National Olympic Stadium to be constructed in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park will also host the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

2020 110

How Much Do Solar Panel Installations Cost in the U.S.?


The most attractive incentive is the 30 percent federal investment tax credit, which was just recently extended until 2019. With electricity prices on the rise, this may be the perfect time to invest in solar energy.

2017 58

Häuser können eigene Kraftwerke zur Stromerzeugung sein

Green (Living) Review

EU-Beschluss: Gebäude müssen ab 2019 ihre Energie selbst produzieren. Eigene Energie vom Dach des Hauses zur Eigenversorgung Industrie erzeugt eigenen Strom Mit dem Anstieg der Energiepreise erhöhen sich meist auch Ihre Energie-, Strom- und Lebenshaltungskosten.

2014 130

The Island, movie review

The Alien Next Door

In the year 2019, Lincoln Six Echo (Ewan McGregor) and Jordan Two Delta (Scarlett Johansson) live in an isolated community where behavior is governed by a set of strict rules. From its metaphoric title to its powerful end, Director Michael Bay’s The Island had me fully engaged.

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Leasing Solar Panels: Pros and Cons


If you purchase solar panels in 2018 or 2019, you’ll be able to deduct 30 percent of your costs (including installation) from your federal taxes [8]. An estimated 10.6 gigawatts of solar energy. generating capacity were added to the U.S. energy mix in 2017 [1].

2018 63

Should I Get Solar Panels Now in 2018 or Wait?


Due to legislation passed in 2015, the ITC will begin declining each year after 2019 and will be phased out entirely for residential solar in just a few short years. As a homeowner, installing solar panels on.

2018 64

Daily Demand and Supply: I'm all for environmental regulations until my AC stops working and I need Freon

Environmental Economics

The order called for an immediate drop from 51 million pounds allowed in 2014 to 22 million pounds in 2015, 18 million pounds in 2016, 13 million pounds in 2017, 9 million pounds in 2018, and 4 million pounds in 2019. In 1987, the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty to address atmospheric ozone depletion, established timelines for the phasing out of Chloroflourocarbons (CFCs) and Hydrochloroflourocarbons (HCFCs). 

With Economic Rise, Green Power Rises In Indonesia

Eco Friendly Daily

Presently 12 percent is contributed by geothermal; that’s set to touch 18 percent by 2019. Sofyan estimates an additional 6,000 MW from new geothermal projects by 2019 and another 6,100 MW from large and small hydro plants.

Off-Grid, Clean Energy Access For All

Sierra Club Compass

In Bangladesh, 80,000 solar home systems are being installed every single month while neighboring India has promised solar for all by 2019. One in five people around the world, approximately 1.3 billion people, lack access to electricity.

Obama directs government to triple use of clean energy by 2020

Green Blog

percent between 2018 and 2019. President Obama issued an executive order on Dec. 5, calling for an increase in solar, wind, and other renewable energy for federal agencies , to 20 percent by 2020. That''s three times the amount that the agencies are currently using. The usage is expected to go up by 10 percent by 2015, at least 15 percent between 2016 and 2017, and 17.5

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The World’s First Rural Feed-In Tariff?

Sierra Club Compass

More importantly, there are new initiatives being announced all the time, including the Rockefeller foundation’s $100 million, 1,000 mini-grids in India (where Prime Minister Modi has promised solar for all by 2019 ). How do we move clean energy access beyond just a light bulb?

What Methanol Means for the Northwest

Sightline Daily

per facility—and the project backers hope to begin initial operations in early 2019. 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. Pipeline by Travis used under CC BY-NC 2.0

2015 113

Why Are Solar Panels so Expensive? Here’s a Breakdown of Solar System Costs


However, this tax credit will be valid only for solar systems installed before 2019. Solar power rising installation trend continues. growing worldwide reaching almost 300 gigawatts (GW) with a huge increased new addition in 2016 (nearly 75 GW).

2018 58

Morocco’s Hydroelectric, Wind and Solar on Track for 2020?s 42% Green Goal

Green Prophet

The second phase, which addresses the medium term and runs between 2013 and 2019, seeks to diversify electricity production by increasing the proportion generated through renewables and natural gas.

Step by Step Solar Panel Installation – A Comprehensive Guide


Solar panel installation procedures have. simplified over the last years making it possible for more than a million of U.S. households to go solar.

2018 52

Scientists Predict Arctic Will Be Ice Free By 2016

Eco Friendly Daily

However, the scientists believe there is a strong possibility that by the end of the decade, as in 2019, the Arctic may be ice free in the summer.

2016 85