Fri.Jul 23, 2021

Smoke Across North America

Environmental News Network

Skies turned hazy from Pittsburgh to Washington to Boston, as smoke from fires in Canada poured into the U.S. Northeast. Smoke Across North America

What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming?

Earth 911

Streaming a video is now a widespread activity for many of us. But, what are. The post What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming? appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden carbon footprint streaming video

Using Silicone Wristbands To Measure Air Quality

Environmental News Network

A Texas A&M study found that these inexpensive, convenient devices can measure exposure to a class of chemicals that can be harmful during pregnancy. Using Silicone Wristbands To Measure Air Quality

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Analysis: Is hydrogen the new oil?

A Greener Life

Japan, a long-time supporter of nuclear power, now has serious hydrogen ambitions. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be powered by hydrogen. photo credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon / Alamy. By Fred Pearce.

The Impact of Climate Change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

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Many species within Kenya’s Tana River Basin will be unable to survive if global temperatures continue to rise as they are on track to do – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. The Impact of Climate Change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Entertainment Establishments

EcoFriend

For the world to be eco-friendly, it doesn’t only depend on just an expectation because there’s a lot of things to be done. It’s not an easy job, however, a… The post The Rise of Eco-Friendly Entertainment Establishments appeared first on Ecofriend.

Oregon's Bootleg Fire is creating its own weather

Inhabitant

The massive southern Oregon wildfire is producing terrifying pyrocumulus clouds. And it's still only 30% contained

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Italian thermal spa celebrates 101st anniversary with a sustainable renovation

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Terme di Saturnia thermal spa in Italy gets a sustainable renovation by London-based studio THDP

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Water Resources: Defusing Conflict, Promoting Cooperation

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The EU funded project DAFNE has developed a methodology for avoiding conflicts of use in transboundary rivers. Water Resources: Defusing Conflict, Promoting Cooperation

The High Performance Surfing Center honors nature inside and out

Inhabitant

When Branco Cavaleiro Architects was asked to develop a plan to house the High Performance Surfing Center in Cabedelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, the designers chose to incorporate protections for visitors as well as the surrounding landscape

China's Carbon-Monitoring Satellite Reports Global Carbon Net of Six Gigatons

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About six gigatons — roughly 12 times the mass of all living humans — of carbon appears to be emitted over land every year, according to data from the Chinese Global Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Scientific Experimental Satellite (TanSat).

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Turkey's Ritz-Carlton Residences are constructed with local materials

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SAOTA chose to incorporate some sustainable features in its design for the new Ritz-Carlton Residences in Bodrum, Turkey

Big Data-Derived Tool Facilitates Closer Monitoring Of Recovery From Natural Disasters

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Texas A&M researchers have mined location-based data to essential establishments during Hurricane Harvey to develop a framework for monitoring communities’ resilience. Big Data-Derived Tool Facilitates Closer Monitoring Of Recovery From Natural Disasters

California couple charged for starting wildfire during gender reveal

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A 2020 gender reveal ceremony sparked a major wildfire. Now, the couple responsible is being charged with involuntary manslaughter

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Preliminary Analysis Concludes Pacific Northwest Heat Wave Was a 1,000-year Event…Hopefully

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To study extreme heat events, experts use observations and models to draw a picture of how often events of a given intensity occur in the present compared to the past or the future. Preliminary Analysis Concludes Pacific Northwest Heat Wave Was a 1,000-year Event…Hopefully

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Italian thermal spa celebrates 101st anniversary with a sustainable renovation

AGreenLiving

First completed in 1919, Terme di Saturnia is a world-renowned resort and spa in Italy that is steeped in history. Now, the property has completed a sustainable renovation thanks to London-based studio THDP (The Hickson Design Partnership Ltd).

Now Available: Enhanced Gulf of Mexico Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting Products

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Forecasts are higher resolution, providing hourly observations at the individual beach level. Now Available: Enhanced Gulf of Mexico Harmful Algal Bloom Forecasting Products

The High Performance Surfing Center honors nature inside and out

AGreenLiving

When Branco Cavaleiro Architects was asked to develop a plan to house the High Performance Surfing Center in Cabedelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal, the designers chose to incorporate protections for visitors as well as the surrounding landscape.

What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming?

AGreenLiving

Streaming a video is now a widespread activity for many of us. But, what are… The post What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming? appeared first on Earth911. The rest is here: What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming?

This summer, consider sustainable seafood

AGreenLiving

This summer, consider sustainable seafood Theresa Lieb Fri, 07/23/2021 – 02:30 Summer makes me nostalgic for seafood. As a kid, our annual family vacation to Croatia was my favorite time of the year. I spent my days snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, strolling through quaint markets and eating lots of seafood. But those days are long gone.

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California couple charged for starting wildfire during gender reveal

AGreenLiving

Refugio Manuel Jimenez Jr. and Angela Renee Jimenez, a Southern California couple responsible for starting a forest fire last year, have recently been charged with involuntary manslaughter. The couple started the fire after a gender reveal went wrong, sparking a fire that killed a firefighter. The couple now faces both felony and misdemeanor charges.

Turkey’s Ritz-Carlton Residences are constructed with local materials

AGreenLiving

South African architecture studio SAOTA chose to incorporate some sustainable features in its design for the new Ritz-Carlton Residences by Marriott International. Located in Bodrum, Turkey, the hotel used stone collected from the building site in its construction and native landscaping in its outdoor spaces. The property is set on a 126,000-square-meter private peninsula in a coastal resort town surrounded by the stunning Aegean Sea and boasts the first standalone residences in the area.

Oregon’s Bootleg Fire is creating its own weather

AGreenLiving

Usually, weather conditions influence how wildfires behave. But southern Oregon’s massive Bootleg Fire is so powerful that it’s changing the weather. Fire officials have reported about the Bootleg Fire’s “aggressive surface spread with pyrocumulus development.” This cloud form results from the flames of a wildfire producing such extreme heat that it causes air to rise rapidly, cooling and condensing smoke particles.

Strategies for Companies to Enable More Sustainable and Healthier Buildings

AGreenLiving

Strategies for Companies to Enable More Sustainable and Healthier Buildings Date/Time: August 12, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) With buildings accounting for 36 percent of emissions globally, there is no path to achieve climate goals without addressing energy consumption in buildings. The good news is tools are emerging to support organizations slash emissions through digitization and automation within their commercial and industrial spaces.

Earth911 Inspiration: a Dozen Highly Effective Policies

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Earth911 inspirations. Post them, share your desire to help people think of the planet first,… The post Earth911 Inspiration: a Dozen Highly Effective Policies appeared first on Earth911. See the rest here: Earth911 Inspiration: a Dozen Highly Effective Policies. Eco appeared-first dozen-highly earth911 earth911-inspiration first-on-earth911 inspire & motivate planet the-planet

3 Fun Ways To Repurpose Your Fish Tank

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If you don’t want to restock your fish tank because the kids lost interest or… The post 3 Fun Ways To Repurpose Your Fish Tank appeared first on Earth911. Read more here: 3 Fun Ways To Repurpose Your Fish Tank. Eco carbon footprint diy ecotech fish tank home & garden interest-or- repurpose repurpose-your restock-your upcycling