International trade

Environmental Economics

A textbook example: Crabs from the sounds and intracoastal waterway are North Carolina’s largest seafood industry with an overall value last year of $22.8 million. That’s a third of the state’s entire commercial seafood catch of $73 million of fish and shellfish in 2012. In the mid-1990s, Mattamuskeet was one of about 45 crab processors in the state. Now there are 10. Imported crabmeat.

International Team of Scientists Turns Methane Into Methanol at Room Temperature

Environmental News Network

International Team of Scientists Turns Methane Into Methanol at Room TemperatureA “tantalizing” principle borrowed from nature turns harmful methane into useful methanol at room temperature. .

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International cannabis conference comes to Israel

Green Prophet

For the first time ever, the International Cannabinoid Research Society 31 st Annual Symposium will be held in Israel. This conference is the world’s leading global forum for cannabinoid research and will run from June 21 through June 24 at Jerusalem’s International Congress Center (ICC).

Internal contradiction

Environmental Economics

Another one from an email I received from my Congresswoman today: Unfortunately many job-killing regulations stand in the way of more American-made energy.    Do you like the idea of reliable, efficient electric cars replacing gas-guzzlers that burn through Middle Eastern oil?    That sounds great, unless we don’t have the electrical capacity to charge them.    If we don’t we get serious about stopping energy over-regulation that just may become the case. 

Internalizing negative externalities

Environmental Economics

In reply to economists in support of Keystone XL and my quote "but it seems like the potential environmental costs could be efficiently internalized," Wes comments : When, in the history of US Politics, has this ever happened? First, internalization of negative externalities doesn't mean that there are no more environmental damages. Internalization is realized with the marginal benefits of damages is equal to the marginal cost of damages.

3D-printed e-bike wins 2021 international Green Product Award

Inhabitant

Known as Urwahn Platzhirsch, the minimalist commuter bicycle is already racking up awards, including the international Green Product Award in 2021 Germany-based bicycle manufacturer Urwahn Bikes has created a bike frame made entirely of 3D-printed steel.

International Opposition to Fracking

Sierra Club Compass

Let’s encourage our leaders to move beyond natural gas toward renewables and join in helping the environmental movement around the world to promote clean, sustainable energy. -- Lindsay Garten, Sierra Club Media Team Intern. Consequences Health International Natural Gas

International renewable org bolsters renewables in Africa

Green Prophet

So this news makes us happy: The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have agreed to work closely to advance renewable energy across the continent to bolster Africa’s response to Covid-19.

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New International Gardens and Lifestyle Show

Green (Living) Review

New International Gardens and Lifestyle Show – IGA –opens April 13, 2017 in Berlin A new international gardens and consumer lifestyle show – IGA – which stands for ‘International Garten Ausstellung’ – will open in Berlin on April 13 and run until October 15, 2017. IGA is expected to provide yet another tourism draw for Destination Deutschland, which last year reached a record high for international incoming tourism to Germany.

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Audi at the Geneva International Motor Show

Green Living Guy

The post Audi at the Geneva International Motor Show appeared first on Green Living Guy. YES 2019 but it’s COVID. SO LET’S HAVE FUN!! Stand featuring electric vehicles exclusively. Plug-in portfolio being comprehensively expanded Ingolstadt/Geneva, February 28, 2019 – Audi is systematically and comprehensively continuing its electric car offensive. At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, the brand is showing four all-electric drive vehicles. So the series.

A Win for the Oceans: International Sustainability Agreement

AGreenLiving

“Fourteen heads of state call in to a remote meeting” … The post A Win for the Oceans: International Sustainability Agreement appeared first on Earth 911. Original post: A Win for the Oceans: International Sustainability Agreement.

Picture of the day: international trade

Environmental Economics

Here I am in the Cape Fear River just south of Wilmington being a tourist. The captain of the tour boat said that this ship was unloading corn from Brazil

Are you interested in the internal workings of fish?*

Environmental Economics

Haab, One of the articles you authored a while ago caught my attention and I am hoping to discuss with you publishing a followup article, or even a review article in the Internal Medicine Review. The  Internal Medicine Review. From the inbox: Dear Dr.  The article was entitled "A revealed preference approach to valuing non-market recreational fishing losses from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill."

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This International Women’s Day, Take the Panel Pledge

Cool Green Science

This year on International Women’s Day, we should all challenge one another to find the equivalent of an inclusion rider in our fields, and commit to it. TNC’s LEAF and Healthy Trees, Healthy Cities program interns monitor trees impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New York City. This weekend, Frances McDormand closed her Oscars award speech for best actress with two words: “inclusion rider.” A lot of people, including me, had to look it up.

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International Day Against Nuclear Tests

AGreenLiving

Most people are opposed to the use of nuclear weapons, … The post International Day Against Nuclear Tests appeared first on Earth 911. Here is the original: International Day Against Nuclear Tests. Eco against-nuclear appeared-first earth eco-watch first-on-earth international nuclear weapons people-are tests the-use

Italy holds a leading position on international organic markets

Green Living Guy

That’s according to figures presented by Swiss institute FIBL and IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements). The post Italy holds a leading position on international organic markets appeared first on Green Living Guy. Let’s talk organic agriculture.

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Navigating internal politics to ‘get it done’

AGreenLiving

Navigating internal politics to ‘get it done’ Mike Hower Thu, 05/13/2021 – 01:45 Getting things done in corporate sustainability is easier said than, well, done. ” For any ESG program, employees are the biggest amplifiers — both internally and externally.

InterNational Downshifting Week

Green (Living) Review

InterNational Downshifting Week – Saturday 23rd to Friday 29th April 2011 By Michael Smith (Veshengro) InterNational Downshifting Week is held this year from Saturday 23rd to Friday 29th April 2011 so you still have a few days to get involved. InterNational Downshifting Week can also have a powerful impact on your mental health and well-being, your relationships with family and friends.

George’s Long Farewell: Why One Snail’s Death Became International News

Nature Conservancy - Science

The death of a colorful snail named George draws international attention over the plight of vanishing species. From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Endangered Species Invasive Species

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International Support For Obama’s Climate Promises

Sierra Club Compass

We underscore the importance of continuing to encourage innovative approaches to promoting energy efficiency and clean energy, including renewables, and of taking action on climate change, domestically and internationally.”. " Some international finance institutions have also begun turning away from coal because the outdated fossil fuel is a risky investment. Nicole Ghio, Sierra Club International Climate Program Representative. Coal Energy Solutions International

International day for biological diversity

Green (Living) Review

On the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) calls for a greater awareness of the threats to marine biodiversity as without life in the ocean there would be no life on Earth. The UK must play its part in upholding its national, EU and international marine conservation commitments to help achieve this.”

Düsseldorf International Airport Goes Solar

Green (Living) Review

One of Germany’s largest photovoltaic (PV) plants is newest arrival at Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) Düsseldorf, Germany, December 2011: Travelers flying in or out of DUS can enjoy a new sight: a field of 8,400 solar panels on an area as big as six soccer fields. The plant is a joint project of Düsseldorf International and a subsidiary of the city’s public services, Grünwerke GmbH, in an effort to rapidly increase the use of sources for local and renewable energy.

International Young Eco-Heroes Inspire a Brighter Future

AGreenLiving

Young people around the world are powerful players in protecting … The post International Young Eco-Heroes Inspire a Brighter Future appeared first on Earth 911. See more here: International Young Eco-Heroes Inspire a Brighter Future.

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

AGreenLiving

People think of the ozone layer as a past-tense environmental … The post International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer appeared first on Earth 911. More: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

AGreenLiving

The biggest problem with fossil fuels is their contribution to … The post International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies appeared first on Earth 911. Read the original here: International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies.

Virtual International Clayfest 2020 – ‘building’ skills and building ‘skills’

Low Impact

The post Virtual International Clayfest 2020 – ‘building’ skills and building ‘skills’ appeared first on Lowimpact.org. It’s a highlight of the natural building calendar not to be missed.

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Obama's Climate Plan for International Trade

Sierra Club Compass

International May 2012 rally in Addison, Texas, to "Bring the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) into the light of day." " By Ilana Solomon, Sierra Club Trade Representative. President Obama's ambitious plan to tackle climate change, outlined in his July 25 speech at Georgetown University, comes as welcome news to the Sierra Club.

Finding Inspiration in the International Year of the Reef

Cool Green Science

In this, the International Year of the Reef , it is easy to get discouraged about the future of coral reefs and the ecosystem services they provide. That’s why the International Coral Reef Initiative declared 2018 the International Year of the Reef – to raise awareness globally about the value of, and threats to, coral reefs and associated ecosystems; and to promote improved conservation and management of one of the most spectacular and diverse ecosystems on earth.

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Supporting International Food Workers Week for Thanksgiving

Sierra Club Compass

International Food Workers Week : What Does the Minimum Wage Have to Do With Sustainable Food? The Food Chain Workers Alliance , a national coalition of 21 food worker organizations, is bringing awareness to this issue with International Food Workers Week during this Thanksgiving week in order to educate consumers on how food gets from farms to our forks. A holiday in which we give thanks over a shared meal is a good time to think about where our food comes from.

Fine pruning with ARS and Sorbus International

Green (Living) Review

Somerset based Sorbus International Ltd. Sorbus International is a leading supplier of specialist and hi-tech equipment to the arboricultural, forestry, landscaping, utility, ground maintenance and environmental care sectors in the UK and worldwide. are the appointed exclusive UK distributors of the Japanese ARS range of high quality pruning equipment.

Internal Compass

The Green Changemakers

Children and teens find meaning and purpose in life when they develop and listen to their own internal compasses. Hover over the compass points to see the eight internal strengths and their related skills. Download an expanded, free Internal Compass Handout for use in discussions with parents, educators, and community leaders. Discover how children learn to be successful by developing an internal compass that guides them through life.

Give it a grow – International Compost Week

Green (Living) Review

International Compost Awareness Week which runs from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th May aims to show people how simple home composting is and demonstrate the great results that can be achieved by turning your organic waste into nutrient-rich homemade compost. Activities taking place during International Compost Week Isle of Anglesey County Council Free compost bin giveaways at: Llangefni market - Thursday 1 st May between 9.30am and 2pm Holyhead market – Monday 12 th May between 9.30am - 2pm.

Walmart says NO to international agreement

Green (Living) Review

The world''s biggest retailer says it won''t join an international agreement to inspect and pay for upgrades by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While other large retailers, the in the light of the clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh, have created an international agreement to inspect the sites and pay for upgrades, etc.,

3D-printed e-bike wins 2021 international Green Product Award

AGreenLiving

Known as Urwahn Platzhirsch, the minimalist commuter bicycle is already racking up awards, including the international Green Product Award in 2021. 3D-printed e-bike wins 2021 international Green Product Award.

Holiday Season Brings Big Developments For International Coal Financing

Sierra Club Compass

There, strong local opposition to this plant backed by the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has delayed construction over two years as residents refuse to sell their land as they protest the project. Even still, both JBIC and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) are reported as possible financiers of Sumitomo Corporation’s proposed 4,000 MW coal-fired power plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. Coal International

Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport Upcycled by Anees Maani, Artfully

Green Prophet

Amman’s old Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) terminal will live on in a new artwork commissioned by airport operator Airport International Group (AIG). He said, “With this project, Airport International Group is making a strong statement of support for the Jordanian art scene, perhaps inspiring more investment in public art and encouraging young Jordanians to pursue development of their creative talents.”.

International Window Film Association Encourages Corporate Sector to Consider Window Film Benefits

Green Living Guy

The post International Window Film Association Encourages Corporate Sector to Consider Window Film Benefits appeared first on Green Living, Green Living Books, Green Lighting, Green Guru.

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Increased Focus on Compostable Products for International Compost Awareness Week

Green (Living) Review

BPI, USCC Announce Increased Focus on Compostable Products for International Compost Awareness Week Healthy soil and global food security are intertwined, as are composting and diversion of food residuals. The US Composting Council and Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) are solidifying their partnership to facilitate increased food scrap collection, diverting valuable materials from the waste stream for high quality compost manufacturing.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: Polar Bears International

Nature Conservancy - Science

What Is The Polar Bears International Citizen Science Project? The scientists at Polar Bears International (PBI) are developing a method that will make it easier to gather data even under harsh conditions – and they’re enlisting the help of polar bear tourists. Help them fill that data gap by joining the Polar Bears International Citizen Science Project and reward yourself with an up-close look at bears in Churchill, Manitoba – a dream trip for any wildlife enthusiast.

International airports source local farm food in 30 countries

Green Prophet

Following an international trend pressuring large food chains to think local and source local food, Autogrill, the multinational company known for its motorway and airport restaurants in 30 countries, is partnering with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (or the FAO) to do just that.

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Ashkelon’s Sand Sculpture Festival Brings International Artists To Its Beaches

Green Prophet

It’s a town that’s known the Canaanites, who established an international market there; by the sea people who came to trade and schlepped up the hill with their loaded donkeys, and by many who stopped at a roadside shrine on the way to pray to a silver calf god, for good fortune. . The port town of Ashkelon has been known for its strategic importance throughout history, and indeed since pre-history.

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Green-Roofed Istanbul International Financial Center Breaks Ground

Green Prophet

Istanbul residents have been dreading this moment: construction has broken ground on an enormous International Financial Center designed to position the Turkish economy among the world’s top ten. International design firm HOK released details and renders of the Istanbul International Financial Center, which is expected to create a powerhouse for the country’s major financial institutions, including state-owned and private banks and various financial governing bodies.

The UN adds “Tea Day” and “Food Loss” day to international agriculture days of the year

Green Prophet

The UN has decided we need more days to celebrate food and agriculture and has decided that 2021 is the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, 21 May as International Tea Day and 29 September as International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste.

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