Flexible Solar Canopy to Cover Dubai’s 2020 Expo Pavilions
DECEMBER 2, 2013
An enormous flexible canopy of photovoltaic cells will shade the pavilions at Dubai’s 2020 expo, an innovative step towards greater energy efficiency for the international event, but critics warn that the workers slated to build the necessary infrastructure stand to suffer the most.
Morocco’s Hydroelectric, Wind and Solar on Track for 2020?s 42% Green Goal
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Saudi Arabia gives Morocco a sunny boost, but Joseph looks at Morocco’s bigger renewable energy picture: an aim to use 42% renewables by 2020.
Zaha Hadid Greens Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Stadium Design
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
Japan has won the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and Zaha Hadid has been picked to retrofit its National Stadium. First designed for the 1964 Summer Games, this new stadium boasts a few green credentials. .
Zaha Hadid’s 2020 Olympic Stadium Thwarted by Japanese Peers
OCTOBER 27, 2013
A consortium of Japanese architects got together to protest Zaha Hadid’s winning design for the main stadium of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics , and despite all her fame and glory, the Japanese government listened.
Popular Egyptian Dive Spot Sharm el-Sheikh to be “Green” by 2020
JANUARY 12, 2012
Biodiversity preservation, waste management, and securing water sources are just a few of the principles being applied to convert Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh diving destination into an “green city.” A green dive spot.
Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Podder: A futuristic form of public transport set in Singapore 2020. In this regard, the Podder will serve as an electric public transport system for the city of Singapore, in the year of 2020. Conceived by industrial designer Zelin Ong, the nature of the conception corresponds to the technological and demographic upheaval of Singapore in 2020. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email.
The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks
AUGUST 13, 2015
The Cascadia region has proven to be extraordinarily challenging for those who would turn it into a major carbon energy export hub—so much so that Sightline has taken to calling it the Thin Green Line. What’s next for the thin green line?
Al Maktoum Dubai airport gets green light for $33 billion expansion
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
These have far-reaching effects that can’t be mitigated by a green building award. Are there green aspects to the project that are hiding in the dunes? If only the stats for green performance were as well-broadcast, and robust.
Former Ford engineer believes cars to become as clean as trains by 2020
APRIL 30, 2012
Sonia Renthlei: In the race to go green, automakers and designers are looking at alternative energy, which will drive cars, maintain performance and emit zero or near zero greenhouse gases. Some cars to be as clean as electric train travel by 2020.
Maldives’ Floating “Green” Golf Island Not So Green
MAY 20, 2011
A floating ‘green’ golf course Island is planned for the climate change-vulnerable nation of the Maldives but how green is it really? This is going to be an exclusively green development in a marine-protected area..
BIOLIQUIDS COULD SAVE OVER 1.2 MILLION TONNES OF CO2 PER ANNUM BY 2020
Green (Living) Review
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
million tonnes of CO2 per annum by 2020. OFTEC believes that if this blend is included in the Renewable Heat Incentive, 90% of existing oil customers could transfer to use it by 2020, resulting in considerable carbon savings.
How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate Change
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
The cap-and-trade program is a key piece of the state’s commitment to reduce emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.
Lebanese Goat Farmer Goes Solar, Subverts Government’s Green Apathy
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
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Are the Rio+20 goals too green-as-usual?
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Great piece by the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) Switchboard blog on efforts afoot in Latin America to step up on green in anticipation of Rio+20, which will be held here in the region this June. They’re too green-as-usual. With scientists insisting we have only until 2020 to reverse warming emissions and resource depletion, it’s time we stop talking about a goal of 20% or 30% renewable energy by 2025 or 2035, or protecting 25% of our oceans by 2040.
Ritz-Carlton green campaign takes root in Riyadh ?
NOVEMBER 23, 2014
A hundred employees from The Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh planted over 300 trees in the hotel’s surroundings as part of a new environmental campaign called Green Earth, Clean Earth.
Colorado’s biggest hotel gets 4 Green Key rating
Green Traveler Guides
MAY 26, 2011
| Green Travel News |. S heraton Denver Downtown has won a 4 Green Key Rating through the Green Key Eco-Rating Program , recognizing the hotel for protecting the environment through wide-ranging policies and practices.
Brussels vs. London: Who is the Real Green Giant?
JULY 3, 2015
In March 2015, the city council announced the project of creating an Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) that should be effective by September 2020. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Air Pollution Brussels London
The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming
Green Home Blog
MARCH 1, 2013
On January 1 st , 2013 the state of California, in conjunction with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), announced that it will reduce carbon emissions back down to 1990 levels by the year 2020. Filed under: Politically Green Tagged: climate change , green business , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.
Islamic New Year – Staying Green Since 622CE
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Ten years on and it has shifted ‘backwards’ to the beginning of November and come 2020, Hajj will hit during peak heat season in August. After all, as Green Deen author Ibrahim Abdul Matin believes, “the whole earth is a mosque” ECO MOSQUES.
So You Think You Might Like Home-Based Geothermal Energy?
Green Home Blog
FEBRUARY 19, 2013
For California, this standard is 33 percent (of energy from renewable resources) by 2020. Eco Home Improvement Green Living Save Energy air quality ENERGY EFFICIENT environmental products geothermal green building ground source heat pump HVAC steam turbine
Ireland's Blueprint to Double green Energy Use and Meet EU Targets
JULY 9, 2012
Ireland must double green energy use to meet EU targets and is developing guidelines to help local authorities set up renewable energy projects to achieve this. tonnes of C02 emissions in Ireland but it is still a long way from meeting its 2020 binding target
BGreen 2020 A Sustainability Plan for Bridgeport, Connecticut
The Green Changemakers
MARCH 24, 2010
A Green Collar Institute will train workers and act as an incubator for developing green industries.
EU Mandates Nearly Carbon Neutral Buildings After 2020
Green Living Ideas
MAY 27, 2010
This week the European Parliament announced new energy standards that will require all new buildings constructed in Europe after 2020 will need to be nearly carbon-neutral. The announcement is part of the EU’s plans to cut carbon emissions by 20% below 1990 levels by 2020. The new guidelines will take effect for all new public [.] [ EU Mandates Nearly Carbon Neutral Buildings After 2020 from Green Living Ideas ].
World’s First ‘Green’ Ice Cream Factory – in Turkey
NOVEMBER 4, 2013
Turkey is better known for these five unsustainable development projects and a new undersea rail tunnel near a major fault zone than green building. All told, the company has diverted 1 million tons of CO2 from the atmosphere since 2008, according to Green Biz.
Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai
MARCH 30, 2015
Dubai has taken a giant step forward in greening up the city with its decision to move away from ordinary Portland cement (OPC) for all new buildings. The green additives create a stronger concrete mix, more resistant to water, salt and sulfate than OP, and causing less dust and fumes.
Green Lebanon braces for summer drought = short showers
MAY 27, 2014
Those resources would be sufficient to meet projected annual needs at least until 2020. Lebanon is bracing for severe summer drought.
South Africa to Green its Economy in 2013 with Carbon Tax
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
South Africa was the host of last year’s climate talks at Durban that yielded the first international agreement to put a price on greenhouse gases to be worked out by 2015 and operational by 2020. Then gradually, over the next 7 years, the amount would be increased by 10% a year until 2020.
Dubai: World’s Largest Airport Greens Up its Act
JULY 9, 2013
Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths notes that new “green” terminal is in accord with a larger industry movement towards carbon neutrality. It also supports our industry’s target of carbon neutral growth by 2020,” said Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths.
Abu Dhabi is Phasing Out Cars and Siemens Wants to Help
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
This phase of the project will set Abu Dhabi back $7 billion and should be up and running by 2020. Transportation Abu Dhabi Metro cutting pollution green transportation public transportation Siemens
Eilat Energy Conference Aims to Green A Desert And A Country
MARCH 4, 2012
Israel’s vast and dry southern Negev desert may actually help the country go green and just in time for the country’s 2020 10% renewables goal.
IKEA Chain to Sell Solar Panel Kits Directly to Home Owners
OCTOBER 1, 2013
IKEA has already installed solar panels on the roofs of its stores worldwide and plans to draw some 70 percent of its energy from solar and wind power by 2015 and 100 percent by 2020. Green Tech and Gadgets IKEA IKEA Foundation Iland solar kits
Looking Back at Paris: Investing in Nature Gains Traction as Climate Solution
DECEMBER 16, 2015
We need to know as much about so-called green infrastructure as engineers know about gray—manmade—infrastructure. The goal is that by 2020, all 300 WBCSD member companies will systematically assess natural infrastructure options when investing in new sites or projects.
So what did COP21 conclude?
DECEMBER 13, 2015
Green Prophet’s read the 31-page agreement and we urge you to do the same. Wealthy developed nations will give financial support to developing countries involved in the pact, to the tune of $100 billion USD per year by 2020.
Electrolux Offers Glimpse of Future Green Tech
Eco Friendly Daily
APRIL 24, 2013
The annual Electrolux Design Lab competition challenges design students to come up with environmentally-sound, commercially viable products that would help people live greener lives – and this year’s challenge gave a glimpse into what household electronics could look like in 2020.
Denmark’s new government promises far reaching green policies
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
The former opposition is currently negotiating the alliance of a new government which looks like it will be more green than red. The victors, the Socialist People’s Party especially, lost eight seats combined and must rely on two supporting parties – the centrist Danish Social Liberal Party and the Marxist Red-Green Alliance – who in turn earned eight seats each. But there is something else the entire opposition has in common: green policies!
The Future of Energy in a World of 400ppm and Rising
Nature Conservancy - Science
MAY 16, 2013
California’s goal to reduce emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 is spurring new innovations. ” Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy.
Has The Middle East Turned A New (Green) Leaf?
JANUARY 22, 2012
The fact that oil is expected to run out in Dubai in 2020, however, illustrates the point that renewables are not seen as an alternative source of energy but a means of supplementing it.
4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels
Green Living Ideas
FEBRUARY 15, 2010
All four states have put in place Renewable Energy Standards requiring utilities to buy more clean energy, and [.] [ 4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels from 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
20 Days of H2O: World Water Day 2013
MARCH 1, 2013
million new #h2o jobs could be available by 2020 follow @AdamMFreed for #h2o news & action alerts #20daysofh2o. 140 liters of water to make a cup of coffee… 185 liters of water to make a bag of chips… 1,500 liters of water to grow cotton for a t-shirt.
No giant leaps, but there are small steps for sustainability in the UAE
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
In 2020, Dubai are going to host the renowned World Expo, and will undeniably be keen to present their future ideas and technology surrounding sustainability.