Now Available: International Guidelines on Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management

Environmental News Network

Now Available: International Guidelines on Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk ManagementInforming the implementation of nature-based solutions and natural infrastructure as an alternative to conventional hardened infrastructure.

Eco Friendly Gift Guidelines

Environmental News Network

As my “gift” to ENN blog readers I have put together a short set of guidelines to help you come up with the “perfect gift”. With the holidays just a short distance away everyone seems to be rushing around trying to find the perfect gift. Looking for a gift that provides maximum personal impact but minimal environmental impact can be hard. Especially smaller ticket gift items for people you don’t really know like Secret Santas, Coworkers, long lost cousins, or brothers girlfriends.


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Guidelines for chairing an AERE session at the SEA meetings

Environmental Economics

The following guidelines for chairing AERE sessions at the SEA meetings are provided to ensure a smooth running conference.[*]  An attentive, well-prepared session chair can help ensure that the speakers give trouble-free talks and that the audience appreciates the entire session.

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Savings Guidelines to Reduce Your Vacation Expenses in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Green Prophet

The post Savings Guidelines to Reduce Your Vacation Expenses in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East. Having a blast while visiting Mount Pleasant does not always mean you have to spend a fortune. Mount Pleasant is a suburban community in Charleston County in the state of South Carolina. It is the fifth largest municipality in the state, with a recorded population of 67,843 permanent residents as of the 2010 US census.

New Dietary Guidelines One of Many Tools for Protecting Planet

Cool Green Science

The agencies held a public hearing about the advisory panel’s 571-page report last week and will develop a final set of guidelines later this year. The USDA’s new dietary guidelines recommend eating more plant-based foods, such as these cranberries growing in Alaska. Charlie Ott Based in Science The dietary guidelines point to ensuring food security and long-term access to sufficient food as major reasons to adopt a sustainable diet.

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Prevent Electrical Shocks in the Kitchen with These Tips

Green Living Guy

green living electrical shocks electrical tips kitchen safety safety guidelinesElectric shock is a common source of kitchen-related injuries. Several factors can cause serious electrical hazards. Each year in the US, an estimate of 30,000 non-fatal electrical accidents take place.

New review guidelines

Environmental Economics

I'm taking this one seriously: President-Elect Mr. Donald Trump has tweeted that he will require all reviewers for all journals and grant agencies to end all reviews with the word “Sad!”. Trump tweeted that all reviewers should be required to select the wording for their reviews from an approved list of words.

2017 109

Urban Street Design Guidelines

The Green Changemakers

The Urban Street Design Guidelines (USDG) are the implementation tool for planning and designing Charlotte's streets and for providing viable transportation choices for all Charlotteans. The USDG are intended to create "complete" streets--streets that provide capacity and mobility for motorists, while also being safer and more comfortable for pedestrians, cyclists, and neighborhood residents.

Re-writing "the book on risk" – Defra launches new guidelines on environmental risk with Cranfield University

Green (Living) Review

To aid the management of such a diverse risk portfolio, Defra has partnered with Cranfield University’s Risk Centre to update government guidelines on environmental risk assessment and management. These updated guidelines should help anyone involved in assessing and managing environmental risks - not just in central government, but across industry and in the environmental consultancies - to do just that. The guidelines are now available online at,

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Life Cycle Assessment Guidelines

The Green Changemakers

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16 Guidelines for Life

The Green Changemakers

Tools and Training for a Happy and Meaningful Life Guidelines for Life (Happy Kids) The 16 Guidelines are a set of practical and straightforward tools for developing happiness and meaning in everyday life. Inspired by a seventh-century Tibetan text, the 16 Guidelines are being used by people worldwide to transform problems and create happiness and wellbeing. Humility comes at the beginning of the 16 Guidelines because it is a starting point.

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New diesel engine guidelines and technology cut down emissions by 95 percent


student Gurdas Sandhu from North Carolina State University clearly showcased how improved emission guidelines along with rapid development in technology has led to fewer emissions on roads when it comes to diesel vehicles. And while most would have obviously expected the 2010 trucks with newer guidelines and engines to emit much lower emissions, the cut back and the difference when compared to 1999 models was something simply staggering.

2012 59

Gifted and Talented Pupils: Guidelines for Teachers

The Green Changemakers

The document below sets out non-statutory guidelines to support the teaching of Gifted and Talented learners. The guidelines reflect good practice already taking place in schools throughout Northern Ireland and are consistent with the aims and objectives of the Northern Ireland Curriculum. link] Downloads Gifted and Talented Pupils: Guidelines for Teachers PDF, 2MB Downloadable Forms The following forms are referenced in the Guidelines for Teachers document.

Center Calls for Arctic, Deepwater Drilling Halt Until New Oil Spill Safety Guidelines Implemented

Green (Living) Review

TUCSON, Ariz.— The Center for Biological Diversity Tuesday called for an immediate stop to offshore drilling in the Arctic and all deepwater drilling until new safety requirements outlined in Tuesday’s national oil spill report are implemented. It also called for the withdrawal of the controversial drilling and leasing approvals that were issued in the Arctic and the Gulf of Mexico in the past month as the commission prepared to release its report.

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Smart Growth Guidelines for Sustainable Design & Development

The Green Changemakers

The guidelines were developed for communities in Connecticut and around the country striving to get development and future growth that result in stronger neighborhoods, protected open space and watersheds, and healthier and more affordable homes. The guidelines also are applied to site-level conceptual plans for development that are featured in a companion report, Together We Can Grow Better: Smart Growth for a Sustainable Region.

Eight Guidelines for Urban Design: Keeping Creativity at the Heart of Cities

The Green Changemakers

The buzzword ‘creativity’ comes in handy when making top-down planning strategies sound somewhat more positive, inclusive or even alternative; making them attractive not just to cultural practitioners and publicly funded arts organisations, but also to local residents and businesses who associate creativity with notions of change and innovation. However, this often ignores the fact that creativity cannot be used interchangeably in different contexts.

Finding the Other Hand: How to Practice Science for Impact

Nature Conservancy - Science

Advice from scientists for scientists: a set of guidelines and principles to help increase the odds that your research will be used to identify, define and solve real-world problems.

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Environmental Economics

 Apparently the Department of Energy is enforcing language guidelines for funded projects When s**t becomes real.a friend of a friend of a friend posted this to Facebook.

2017 109

Quote of the Day: Global Heating? Climate Crisis?

Environmental Economics

The Guardian has indicated that it is changing its guidelines for writing about climate change :   “We want to ensure that we are being scientifically precise, while also communicating clearly with readers on this very important issue,” said the editor-in-chief, Katharine Viner.

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Money for energy infrastructure must follow the Greening up EU

Green Living Guy

“For most importantly, the guidelines should not hinder the other EU objectives. First of all, The EPP Group wants to change the criteria for the funding of European energy infrastructure projects. All to be in line with EU Climate Policy.

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My benefit-cost analysis reading list for Fall Semester

Environmental Economics

So, I'm using the EPA's  Guidelines for Preparing Economic Analyses  supplemented with the Haab and Whitehead Encyclopedia. EPA Guidelines (Required). Benefit–Cost Analysis, Executive Order 12291, Guidelines for Preparing Economic Analyses, Welfare. I'm teaching benefit-cost analysis this semester. The course is for upper level economics majors (ECO 4660) and non-economics graduate students (ECO 5660). 

2018 100

Zero-Waste Hierarchy — What It Is and How You Can Implement It in Your Everyday Life

Green Living Guy

The zero-waste hierarchy is a pyramid of priorities and guidelines designed to reduce waste, and ultimately pollution. Up until recently, it was based on 3 simple R’s — Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

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Is India starting to say `No` to coal?

A Greener Life

Auction guidelines stipulated a minimum of two technical bids before financial bids would be considered valid. By Anders Lorenzen.

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Friday Beer Post: I thought the English were supposed to be civilised

Environmental Economics

At least, if tough new guidelines on drinking just announced by the UK's chief medical officers are anything to go by. Perhaps timing the announcement to coincide with many Britons' January health kick, the new guidelines suggest that both men and women should regularly drink no more than 14 units of alcohol per week. Guidelines in the U.S. If you feel like you had one too many drinks over the winter holiday season -- you probably did.

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Analysis: The foreign money in China’s booming coal industry

A Greener Life

That fund started its coal divestment in 2014, also due to Urgewald’s campaigns, and tightened its guidelines in 2019. English banks such as HSBC and Standard Chartered have lent US$5 billion to China’s coal sector in the past two years. Photo credit: Alamy.

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Establishing urban orchards to benefit people, communities and nature

Low Impact

The NbS Initiative at Oxford University has laid out four key guidelines for delivering a successful, sustainable NbS. The Orchard Project are a superb group establishing and maintaining urban community orchards.

Call for Papers AERE Summer Conference

Environmental Economics

  Click here for the Call for Papers, click here to access the Submission Guidelines, and click here for additional information about the conference and pre-conference workshop.  From the inbox: AERE Summer Conference 2016 Breckenridge, Colorado —Call for Papers due Friday, 1/22, midnight PST. The 2016 AERE Summer Conference takes place in Breckenridge, Colorado on June 9 – 11, 2016.

2016 116

Friends of Merril Short Story Contest Now Open

The Alien Next Door

Here are the guidelines: From now until February 15th, 2015 our readers will consider speculative short fiction up to 6000 words for the top prize of $500, with two honourable mentions of $50 available as well. We encourage multiple submissions, simultaneous submissions, strange submissions – well, for more information on exactly what we want from these submissions, have a look at our guidelines. Calling all speculative short fiction writers!

2014 100

R.I.P. Kenneth Arrow

Environmental Economics

For this reason, the panel established a set of guidelines to which it felt future applications of the contingent valuation method should adhere, if the studies are to produce reliable estimates of lost existence values for the purposes of damage assessment or regulation. These guidelines made a number of proponents of the contingent valuation method quite unhappy.

2017 109

Following the lead of the Journal of Sports Economics

Environmental Economics

Via : Following heavy scrutiny of economists' conflicts of interest before the financial crash of 2008, the American Economic Association has adopted new guidelines at its annual meeting here that require scholars to divulge who supports the research they publish in the association's journals.

2012 116

Hassle-Free Method to Procure MMJ Card in Florida

Green Prophet

Every state in the United States has its own set of guidelines to acquire this card. Let us learn about these guidelines and step by step process followed in Florida. Medical cannabis may help you recover or be protected from Covid.

and Detectives Strunk and White are on the scene*

Environmental Economics

At this time we have reason to believe the killings were gang-related and carried out by adherents of both the AP and Chicago styles, part of a vicious, bloody feud to establish control over the grammar and usage guidelines governing American English,” said FBI spokesman Paul Holstein, showing reporters graffiti tags in which the word “anti-social” had been corrected to read “antisocial.” “The

2014 160

Eat well for the sake of your body AND the planet

Green (Living) Review

Indeed, pressure is on for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to include environmental considerations in its new dietary guidelines that will be released by the end of this year. The USDA’s advisory panel recommended that the guidelines “factor in whether or not a food is good for the planet when deciding whether it’s healthy” ( The Guardian ). A growing number of consumers are paying attention to how their decisions about food affect the planet's wellbeing.

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Learning objectives

Environmental Economics

Steven Conn writing about "rubrics" and other student guidelines that limits thinking: Cleaning out some files not too long ago I looked at a syllabus I wrote in my first year teaching. It was four pages long, had a rough-and-ready description of the course, and then a week-by-week schedule of lectures and assignments.

2014 148

Big Pharma's Pollution Is Creating Deadly Superbugs While the World Looks the Other Way

Green (Living) Review

Drug producers must adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines - but those guidelines do not cover pollution. Environmental standards do not feature in international regulations governing drug production Industrial pollution from Indian pharmaceutical companies making medicines for nearly all the world’s major drug companies is fuelling the creation of deadly superbugs, suggests new research.

2017 101

Quote of the day

Environmental Economics

The university said it acted in accordance with internal guidelines that allow its trustees to consider whether “corporate policies or practices create substantial social injury” when choosing investments. With campuses around the world : Stanford University announced Tuesday that it would divest its $18.7

2014 146

How to become good at peer review

Environmental Economics

I’ve been thinking about this topic a lot, and decided to put together a set of guidelines for young scientists. The guidelines are mostly spot-on for economists, although a bit too thorough (I still cringe at the thought of the 7 page report recommending rejection that I received from JEEM many years ago). A guide: Peer review is at the heart of the scientific method.

2014 132

How to Save Money as an Eco-Conscious Consumer

Living Green Technology

With the above guidelines, you can also benefit from this emotional boost If you find yourself increasingly concerned about environmental issues, you aren't alone. In general, people are becoming more eco-conscious and it's even impacting how they do their shopping.

How to Save Money as an Eco-Conscious Consumer

Living Green Technology

With the above guidelines, you can also benefit from this emotional boost If you find yourself increasingly concerned about environmental issues, you aren't alone. In general, people are becoming more eco-conscious and it's even impacting how they do their shopping.

Extreme heat pushes Biden administration to pursue worker protections


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been asked by the president to develop the new guidelines. The guidelines aim to protect workers threatened by heatwaves , such as construction, farm, and delivery workers.

What Makes a Building Green?

Green Home Blog

With the rapid growth in the green building industry, everyone from government agencies to trade organizations have been working to develop guidelines that will define sustainable construction. Right now there’s no single set of guidelines that answers these types of questions, but experts in the building industry have developed a number of standards designed to help create truly sustainable buildings. What Makes a Building Green? What makes a building green?

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Ontario Arts Council Grants Available for Writers

The Alien Next Door

If you wish to receive an application package that includes the program guidelines, application forms and a list of recommenders, please call 416-961-1660 or 1-800-387-0058, or email For detailed information, please see the Writers' Reserve program guidelines. THE SITE PROVIDES FORTY EXCELLENT SOURCES FOR PUBLICATION (RECOMMENDERS) WITH DESCRIPTION OF PUBLISHING GUIDELINES for which writers can apply WRITERS' RESERVE.

2012 100

Nearly 42,000 potential PFAS sources found in new study


“Many landfills and industrial sites release PFAS at detectable concentrations that may exceed state limits or health guidelines for PFAS in water.” “For example, state guidelines for exposure to PFOA have decreased approximately three orders of magnitude from 7000 ng/L [nanograms per liter], set by Minnesota in 2002, to 8 ng/L, set by Michigan in 2020,” the study authors wrote.