Extreme Events: Ecosystems Offer Cost Effective Protection

Environmental News Network

Ecosystems can buffer impacts from hazard events and provide other benefits such as clean water, biodiversity and human well-being. Extreme Events: Ecosystems Offer Cost Effective Protection

Redmond Electronics Recycling Event Recap

Living Green Technology

Living Green Technology recently partnered with Redmond High School’s PTSA for an electronics recycling event. The event’s goals were to raise awareness about electronics recycling and to help fundraise for new water bottle refilling stations for the students. Living Green Events

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The Launch of the First Open-Source Smartphone Application to Monitor Drying Events in River Networks

Environmental News Network

The Launch of the First Open-Source Smartphone Application to Monitor Drying Events in River NetworksRiver networks are among Earth’s most threatened hotspots of biodiversity and are essential for human wellbeing. .

Garden Press Event 2019

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Wednesday, February 27, 2019 saw the Garden Press Event held at the Business Design Center in Islington, London (UK) and the event was well attended as far as exhibitors and press visitors are concerned. This is is the first year when the event was entirely organized by GIMA rather than via the Garden Media Guild but, as usual, visitors were made very welcome indeed and the venue is much better than the previous one at Barbican 2.

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Going Green: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Public Events

Green Living Guy

Concerns over the degrading quality of Continue reading "Going Green: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Public Events". The post Going Green: 5 Ideas for Sustainable Public Events appeared first on Green Living Guy. “What about crying whales?

5 Tips for Holding a Sustainable Event

Green Living Guy

If you have been tasked with organizing an event, there are many factors to take into account to ensure everything runs smoothly. Any kind of large event is notorious for generating huge amounts of waste, causing pollution, and using too much money.

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A Warm Indian Ocean Drives Anomalous Weather Events in East Asia

Environmental News Network

A Warm Indian Ocean Drives Anomalous Weather Events in East Asia

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Fewer El Niño and La Niña Events in a Warmer World

Environmental News Network

Fewer El Niño and La Niña Events in a Warmer WorldThe cycling between warm El Niño and cold La Niña conditions in the eastern Pacific (commonly referred to as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, ENSO) has persisted without major interruptions for at least the last 11,000 years.

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Climate warnings: over 200 people die as Germany suffers Europe’s most deadly extreme weather event

A Greener Life

Germany and Belgium were last week hit by a devastating extreme weather event killing over 200 people when three month’s worth of rainfall fell in just 24 hours. Scientists have said that this extreme weather event bears the hallmark of climate change. Flooding in Kordel, Germany.

Event Extended

Green Earth Journey

I have received such an overwhelming response to my first event, that I am extending the event at least through the weekend. So stay tuned there is still more to come

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Drive Electric Week Events through the Hudson Valley

Green Living Guy

I’ve been so glad to see and hear of all the events in the Hudson Valley. The one I’ve been dealing with the most is a virtual event in mount. The post Drive Electric Week Events through the Hudson Valley appeared first on Green Living Guy. So here are the dates folks!

Garden Press Event 2017

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Thursday, February 16, 2017 saw the 11th Garden Press Event at the Barbarian Two Exhibition Halls in the City of London. In closing I would like to thank the organizers of the Garden Press Event for another great one and the members of the sales and PR teams of the various companies for their time and attention.

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VERGE Net Zero Free Online Event

AGreenLiving

VERGE Net Zero Free Online Event isa stamos Tue, 07/13/2021 – 13:19 Join us July 27-28, 2021 to accelerate a climate-positive future. Here is the original post: VERGE Net Zero Free Online Event.

Trading news events: what you need to know

Green Prophet

Major changes often happen because of an unexpected news event or because expectations of certain news events are not met. While you’ll want to keep an eye on trading news events across multiple countries, you’ll want to pay special attention to the news over in the US.

Scythes matter at haymaking event

Green (Living) Review

Using this ancient tool is more meditative than macho, something residents can discover at the annual Community Haystacks event When Aidan Turner in the television series Poldark stripped to his waist to cut down a Cornish field, the ancient practice of scything was momentarily thrust back into the public eye. But now East Londoners can learn how to handle a scythe for themselves at the annual Community Haystacks event, which takes place this month on the Marshes.

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Event: Build Small, Live Large

Sightline Daily

Leaders in this movement will share what’s working and what’s next, including Sightline Institute executive director Alan Durning, who will keynote the event. Land Use & Transportation ADUs Events Green Living HALA HousingA Jay Shafer tiny home. Flickr: nicolas.boullosa Curious about small and sustainable housing?

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Event: Washington’s Fight Against Coal & Oil

Sightline Daily

Event Details. Tickets: This event is free and open to the public, but please RSVP. Climate & Energy Coal export Events Oil Trains Olympia Thin Green LineOil trains near a waterfront development site in Bellingham, WA. by Paul K. Anderson (Used with permission.) Join us for a free community forum on the coal and oil industry’s plans to build new dirty energy transport facilities in Washington.

The Garden Press Event 2010

Green (Living) Review

A Summing Up by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Thursday, February 4, 2010 , saw the return of the annual Garden Press Event of the Garden Media Guild held at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Halls in London's Westminster. Having been attending this event now for three years running it is interesting to be able to note and notice the changes. My thanks also, once again, to Neil Gow of GIMA for having facilitated the first invite to this event now three years ago.

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Earth Day Events in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

This year there are dozens of events going on around the country to celebrate April 22, as Earth Day. The festivities kick off tonight April 21 with a gala event. Other events worth noting in Jerusalem is the Cool Globes public art exhibit on the Mamilla Esplanade which portrays large globe structures and new solutions for climate change (see in photo above).

Garden Press Event 2012

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This year's annual event for members of the garden media, organized by Uniquevents on behalf of the Garden Media Guild and GIMA, was held on Thursday, February 2, 2012, at the usual location, the good old prestigious Royal Horticultural Halls in Westminster. The 2012 Garden Press Event was another great one – shame that some old faces though were missing – and my thanks to to all concerned who made it thus.

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New publication: "Estimating willingness to pay for a cycling event using a willingness to travel approach"

Environmental Economics

This study examines the monetary value of nonmarket benefits to participants of an active sport tourism event, such as happiness and pride from participating in an event. Willingness to travel (WTT) greater distances for future events is assessed and converted into willingness to pay (WTP) estimates using travel costs. WTP to revisit the event was between $41 and $57. John C. Whitehead and Pamela Wicker, Tourism Management, Volume 65, April 2018, Pages 160-169.

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Upcoming Living Green Technology Electronics Recycling Events in Seattle

Living Green Technology

Living Green Technology has some great Seattle electronics recycling events coming up this spring! We will be hosting these events in partnership with a variety of local organizations, ranging from local churches to hotels. These events are 100% free for the public to participate in and are a great way for you to get rid of any electronics that you no longer need. Seattle, WA 98109 If you would like to set up a recycling event with your organization, please contact us

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Event: Oil Trains in Anacortes

Sightline Daily

Lynchburg, VA, Derailment by Michael Cover (All rights reserved, used with permission.) In the past several months alone, North America has seen five major oil train derailments and explosions.

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CALL for PAPERS: Thresholds, Tipping Points and Random Events in Dynamic Economic Systems

Environmental Economics

CALL FOR PAPERS:  Thresholds, Tipping Points and Random Events  in Dynamic Economic Systems. Center for Public Policy ( [link] ) and the Department of Economics ( [link] ) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville , will host a workshop on Thresholds, Tipping Points, and Random Events in Dynamic Economic Systems on Monday and Tuesday, July 27-28, 2015. The Howard H. Baker Jr.

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Event: Curious About Carbon Pricing?

Sightline Daily

Related Stories Event: New Energy for a New Day Event: Southwest Washington—the Oil Industry’s Sacrifice Zone? Crater Lake, OR by Jonathan Miske used under CC BY-SA 2.0 Do you wonder what carbon pricing means and what the differences are between fees, taxes, shifts, offsets, and caps?

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Route to the Future Event

Green (Living) Review

The event, basically, starts with the Sustainable entrepreneurship workshops & business conference at the Bricks and Bread Sustainable Living Centre in Aldershot from 28th to 30th September and the main event is at Loseley Park, Guildford on 1st-2nd October 2011, with fun for all the family. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Route to the Future 1st-2nd October 2011 Loseley Park, Guildford How to find Loseley Park? Loseley Park is South of Guildford and 30 miles South West of London.

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Event: The Thin Green Line in Tacoma

Sightline Daily

Event Details: What: The Thin Green Line: How Oil Trains Put Tacoma At Risk, a presentation and Q&A with Sightline Institute policy director Eric de Place. This event is free and open to the public, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, so please arrive early. Related Stories Event: Washington’s Fight Against Coal & Oil The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks Why China Wants Methanol from the Northwest.

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Electric Vehicle Events in 98 Cities

Sierra Club Compass

Were you one of the more than 35,000 people who attended electric vehicle (EV) promotion events in 98 cities this past weekend? At the Burlington event, the  Vermont state government announced new financial incentives for EV charging infrastructure. According to reports by local organizers, more than 2,000 test-drives took place at events Plug In Day events nationwide, including 300 at the Sacramento event alone.

Tackling sustainability in sporting events

AGreenLiving

These conservation efforts are part of a larger trend internationally to shrink the carbon footprints of major sporting events. Jozwiak is a big proponent of more sustainable sporting events. Read the rest here: Tackling sustainability in sporting events.

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Yemen: More Than Its Current Events (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

Spectacular images of the Republic of Yemen have captured its vibrant and unique culture, pristine wilderness, and well-preserved antiquities, but don’t get too excited about traveling there soon. International security controls have choked tourist access, so Sanaa joins Damascus, Gaza and Baghdad as another fascinating place I’ll not get to visit despite my relative proximity living here in Jordan.

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Event: Lawrence Lessig at Town Hall Seattle

Sightline Daily

Event details are below. More info on the event is on Town Hall’s website. Good news: professor Lawrence Lessig, the greatest orator of democracy reform, is Cascadia-bound. He’s helping to launch a new film. He’s also promoting campaigns near and far to tamp down the systemic money-corruption of government. What : Seattle premier of “Killswitch” and post-screening discussion with Dr. Lawrence Lessig and Marianne Williamson.

Event: Buying the Ballot Box

Sightline Daily

This Saturday, join in conversation with Sightline Executive Director Alan Durning and KIRO Radio’s Dave Ross in an event hosted by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Seattle-King County, “Buying the Ballot Box: Elections, Money, and the Media Post-Citizens United.” ” The event is a fundraiser to support the many ways the League provides valuable, nonpartisan information to voters during election season and beyond.

Rootility Wins Agrivest Agtech Event in Israel

Green Prophet

The non-GMO solution wowed local and international guests at an event that brought out decision makers and investors from some of the world’s biggest seed and food companies. Over all the event was an impressive one. Trendlines and Mofet put on the event. So if you missed this year’s event startups and investors, let’s hope Agrivest is on a roll.

How to get involved in virtual and local Earth Day events

AGreenLiving

After learning from the quickly developed Earth Day virtual event last year that included notable activists like Bill Nye, Elizabeth Warren and Al Gore, organizers have made the 2021 event virtual again but even more interactive and comprehensive.

Event: NW Fossil Fuel Exports

Sightline Daily

When: Wednesday, February 25th, 6:00 pm Where: Everett Public Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave, Everett, WA ( map ) Tickets: The event is free and open to the public Host: Snohomish County Train Watch For more information about the event or press inquiries, contact Steven Liedlich. Lac-Mégantic Derailment by TSBCanada (Used with permission.)

We Go ECO - Back to School Event

Green Earth Journey

I am going to have an ECO Back to School Event!!! If your company is interested in getting involved in this event please email asap at GreenEarthJourney@gmail.com First entries will require a visit to the sponsers site! To participate in the fun make sure to check the blog every day August 9th through the 22nd for ECO-friendly back to school product reviews and fantastic giveaways!!!

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EVENTS: Coal & Oil Trains in Bellingham, Everett

Sightline Daily

The event is not free, but it is discounted for members and includes lunch. Hope to see you at one of these events! I’ll be participating in two panel talks on coal and oil trains, one this Friday and one next week. Both promise to be interesting. Everett. This Friday, come ask your toughest questions at a free, public panel discussion on coal and oil trains.

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Event: Putting a Price on Carbon

Sightline Daily

Host: King County GreenTools & the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration Brown Bag: As a lunchtime event, you are welcome to bring lunch to enjoy during the Roundtable. Global Warming by Mikael Miettinen used under CC BY 2.0 This Thursday, join our Executive Director Alan Durning to discuss carbon pricing in Washington.

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Event: “Risky Business” Community Forum

Sightline Daily

RSVP : Free event, but please register. Westbound oil train, Essex, MT. Photo by Roy Luck. Next Tuesday, Washington Environmental Council will host a free community forum about the threat that oil transport poses to the state’s economy, health, and waters. Sightline’s own Eric de Place will contribute to the conversation, discussing his research on the more than 800,000 barrels of oil per day slated to pass through our communities and ports.

Events: Sightline on Regional Fossil Fuel Activism

Sightline Daily

Registration is required to attend the festival’s events.). In the coming weeks I’ll be speaking on panels at two conferences—one on ecosystems and one on poetry. The common thread that I hope to weave into each will be The Thin Green Line —the notion that the Northwest is uniquely positioned to thwart large-scale fossil fuel exports. Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference (downtown Seattle). When: Wednesday, April 30, 3:30 to 5:00.

EVENT: Chris Jordan, Journey to Midway Island

Sightline Daily

In the first event of Sightline’s 20th anniversary speaker series , Seattle photographer Chris Jordan will take audience members through a moving exploration of fabled Midway Island. Photo by Chris Jordan, used with permission. For three years, he immersed himself in the stunning environmental tragedy unfolding in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. His photos and film project recount his harrowing and redemptive journey into horror, beauty, grief, love, and ultimately, healing.

Event: “The Thin Green Line” in Bellingham

Sightline Daily

The event is free and open to the public, so bring a friend—perhaps someone who knows little about this issue—and I’ll see you there. Original Sightline Institute graphic by Don Baker Design , available under our free use policy.

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Event: Yoram Bauman at Town Hall Seattle

Sightline Daily

Read more about the event on Town Hall’s website. Book Cover, The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change Sightline Institute fellow and stand-up economist Yoram Bauman will introduce his new book, The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change , at a talk at Town Hall Seattle on Monday, June 9.