Street-Level Maps to Help Plan For Floods, Disasters

Environmental News Network

A tool that generates street-level maps of areas with high flood risk promises to aid future disaster planning as climate change increases the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. Street-Level Maps to Help Plan For Floods, Disasters

Michigan Plans to Build First U.S. Road Outfitted for Wireless EV Charging

Environmental News Network

Michigan is planning to build the first public road in the United States where electric vehicles can charge wirelessly while driving, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Tuesday at the Motor Bella auto show in Pontiac. Michigan Plans to Build First U.S.


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Better Planning Can Reduce the Urban Heat Island Effect

Environmental News Network

Better Planning Can Reduce the Urban Heat Island EffectIn his PhD thesis, EPFL researcher Martí Bosch proposes a method for spatially quantifying the impact of mitigation measures – planting green spaces and using different building materials – on the urban heat island effect.

Planned obsolescence

Green Living Tips

Planned obsolescence fuels hyperconsumption which impacts heavily on wallets - and our environment It's one thing for a product to generally wear out, quite another for a manufacturer to ensure a part of it does within a desired timeframe.

England plans single-use plastic ban


England has announced a planned ban on polystyrene cups and single-use plastic cutlery and plates. But frustrated activists say the government is moving way too slowly

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The Emirates plan to live on Mars

Green Prophet

In 2017, the Emirates revealed plans to build cities on Mars. It may take four or five generations of scientists to achieve it, each one improving the previous generation’s blueprints as research continues and plans evolve. Meet Sheikh Mohammed on Mars?

Israel plans for medical cannabis stock index

Green Prophet

The post Israel plans for medical cannabis stock index appeared first on Green Prophet. Cannabis treatments that include low THC and high CBC can treat children. The first notable case in the US was with Charlotte Figi. Since the 60s Israel became known for its scientific look at cannabis.

Innovative biophilic design planned for new village in Portugal


A new development is in the works, designed to sit on a Portuguese hillside and provide a community with unique characteristics and a focus on sustainable design, function, well-being and innovation

How to Create an Eco-Friendly Marketing Plan

Green Living Guy

The post How to Create an Eco-Friendly Marketing Plan appeared first on Green Living Guy. Most companies have taken the role of upholding positive practices that are favorable to our environment.

Palm oil map to aid in sustainable planning

Successful Green

Researchers have used satellite imagery from the European Space Agency to produce a map of the extent and year of detection of oil palm plantations in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand that will help policymakers... The post Palm oil map to aid in sustainable planning appeared first on successful GREEN.

Biden plans for 700% increase in community solar by 2025


The Biden administration has announced a new ambitious target of powering 5 million American homes with community solar power by 2025. This would require the current capacity to grow by 700% in the next four years. Although the target may seem unrealistic, experts say it is achievable

Personal Development Plan

The Green Changemakers

By Scott Jeffrey In this guide, I will share with you lessons learned and provide a roadmap for crafting a simple yet powerful Personal Development Plan.

UN outlines biodiversity plan to reverse climate change


CBD) has set out a plan to reverse ecological destruction, cut down extinction rates and promote human coexistence with nature. The plan will also protect at least 30% of the world's oceans and land to achieve significant climate crisis mitigation by 2030 The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (U.N.

Michigan plans to build the first EV charging road in U.S.


Last month, State Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that the state of Michigan has announced an ambitious plan to build the country's first wireless electric vehicle charging road. It will help the state meet its net-zero target by 2050, according to Whitmer

Incorporating ecosystem services in marine planning

Environmental Economics

I think if we tried harder, we could've squeezed a few more co-authors onto this one: Incorporating ecosystem services in marine planning: The role of valuation. Abstract: This paper scrutinises the use of ecosystem service valuation for marine planning. Current approaches to marine planning in both countries are presented and the role that ecosystem service valuation could play in this context is outlined.

Planning a Summer Trip: 8 Locations for a Perfect Student’s Vacay

Green Prophet

Summer’s in full play and it’s high time for students to plan their vacation. The only thing left is to plan the dream trip and bring the most audacious plans and desires to life.

Worlds first 3D-printed neighborhood planned for Rancho Mirage, California


Located in Rancho Mirage, California in Coachella Valley, the community will feature 15 net-zero homes on a five-acre parcel of land

Selecting the Right Cloud Storage Plan for Your Business

Green Prophet

You do, of course, need to ensure you choose the right cloud storage plan for your needs, and we will provide some tips in this article. There are a few key factors you need to consider when it comes to choosing the right cloud storage plan for your business. Features of the Plan.

Considering a Solar Powered Home? Here’s How to Plan

Green Living Guy

Here’s How to Plan appeared first on Green Living Guy. Solar energy is very beneficial to us in many forms. The sun generates main energy forms that we can use for several things, including solar power systems.

England plans single-use plastic ban


England has announced a planned ban on polystyrene cups and single-use plastic cutlery and plates. This autumn, the English government will start coming up with a plan to curtail single-use plastic and polystyrene perhaps within a couple of years. Related: 4ocean and Poralu Marine present BeBot, the beach cleaning robot The English government has a firmer plan for a plastic packaging tax, which will go into effect in April 2022.

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Panera bakes plan to go climate positive


Originally posted here: Panera bakes plan to go climate positive. By switching to circular packaging, increasing renewable energy and adding more climate-friendly items to the menu, Panera hopes it will remove more carbon than it emits each year by 2050. Business Green adding-more- circular-packaging emits-each energy-and hopes-it-will increasing-renewable menu more-carbon panera the-menu will-remove

"A Curious Plan to Fight Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

As improbable as it may seem, Mr. Clarke said the Patriot deal had played to his advantage — helping start his grand plan to remake coal mining into a greener industry. The plan involves creating pollution credits by planting or preserving trees around the world to offset the carbon emitted from burning coal.

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Why Businesses Should Go Green With Their Architectural Plans

Green Prophet

Reasons to Go Green with Architectural Plans. Foreign investors who are planning to expand their businesses overseas will surely be impressed by the ecological awareness that your company building manifests. There are a plethora of benefits to green architectural plans.

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Biden administration plans for offshore wind near California


The Biden administration has struck a deal with the Department of Defense to open the California coast to wind power exploration

Garden Planning for Seed Saving

Green (Living) Review

Planning a garden involves deciding what crops to plant, how to efficiently use your space, and correctly timing of planting each crop. With a little extra planning, you can have a garden that provides a bountiful harvest of both produce and seeds. Whether you are planning a large backyard garden or have only a small garden plot, these tips and strategies will get your planting efforts off on the right foot.

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"Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas emissions"

Environmental Economics

The plans will require every state to reduce emissions from existing coal-burning power plants. States will also have until 2018 instead of 2017 to submit their plans for how they intend to meet their targets, the Associated Press reports. And if you don't have anything else to do today, and can't wait until tomorrow, you can read this from RFF' "What to Watch For in EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan" series: Timing: An Easy Concession for EPA?

Of course, the Senate Democrats' climate plan must tout jobs

Environmental Economics

Cantwell said the effort included input from 25 senators on three committees, and that the plan now has 28 co-sponsors.   The true benefit of the Senate Democrats' plan should be measured by the reduction in the social cost of carbon Because jobs are the only benefit of environmental policy (sarcasm): Leading Senate Democrats unveiled their vision Tuesday for a comprehensive energy policy overhaul that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through new technology.

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Seattle’s Vision Zero Plan

Sightline Daily

”—Seattle’s Vision Zero Plan Vision Zero holds that people driving, people walking, people biking, people driving trucks, people using wheelchairs on our streets will all, from time to time, make mistakes. Image by City of Seattle, Vision Zero Plan So here’s a closer look at how the city plans to get those numbers to zero. For a map of all the following projects, see page 15 of the city’s Vision Zero plan.)

Live Near the Ocean? Why You Should Plan a Community Beach Cleanup


Why You Should Plan a Community Beach Cleanup appeared first on Ecofriend. It’s no wonder that so many people choose to live at the beach. Our oceans are some of our planet’s most gorgeous crown jewels, and they offer much more than… The post Live Near the Ocean?

Piercey & Associates, Ltd. Answers 6 Critical Questions About Estate Planning

Green Prophet

With offices closed, travel out of the question… how can you plan an estate? One of the biggest mistakes that people make is believing that if they have a will, then they do not need to have a comprehensive estate plan,” commented a spokesperson from Piercey & Associates, Ltd.,

Distributional effects of different carbon price recycling plans

Environmental Economics

Most carbon tax proposals plan to return the money collected by the government to the people. Dallas Burtaw and Hal Gordon: Economists argue that the most efficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to raise the price of energy by introducing a price on carbon emissions, either through a tax or a cap-and-trade regime.

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“We’ll stop cutting trees” part of Tel Aviv’s climate action plan

Green Prophet

The City Hall of Tel Aviv Jaffa says it has a plan, giving that the annual number of super hot days will increase by 30 in the next 10 years. Plan for making Tel Aviv cool. The 3 phase plan.

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Upper Los Angeles River Plan wins award for inclusive, sustainable design


The influential Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Revitalization Plan (ULART) has earned the prestigious global 2021 AZ Award from Azure Magazine

Vertical Pallet Garden Plan

Green (Living) Review

Groundbreaking Food Gardens (Storey Publishing, 2014) by Niki Jabbour is a stellar collection of unique food garden plans from some of the best gardeners and designers in North America. Choose from 73 plans, each with its own theme and detailed illustration. Use these step-by-step instructions and build your own vertical pallet garden, perfect for growing your own food in small spaces.

Municipality unveils ‘Aladdin City’ plans for Dubai

Green Prophet

Cities Aladdin City One Thousand and One Nights tourism urban planning World Expo 2020 Three lamp-shaped towers make up the new Aladdin City that is being constructed in Dubai as part of an effort to boost the city’s profile ahead of the 2020 World Expo. I wonder what the genie thinks? Dubai is becoming something of a legend itself with indoor skiing , the world’s largest tower, and a suite of artificial islands.

Fall Garden Planning

Green (Living) Review

Now is the time to plan for a productive fall garden. But those who seize the opportunity for a second season will find the planning worthwhile as they munch on garden-fresh produce as Halloween approaches. Here’s everything you need to know to enjoy fresh, nutritious cool-weather crops this autumn. With tomatoes, peppers and melons now hitting their late summer stride, it’s easy to forget that autumn can be as abundant as spring and summer.

Rising S Company – Reminder of The Importance of Survival Planning

Eco Friendly Daily

After the year that we have all had, here are just some of the reasons why survival planning may not be a terrible idea. Always remember the importance of planning for the unthinkable.

"EPA’s Clean Power Plan Blocked by Supreme Court"

Environmental Economics

RFF on the issues: On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court granted a stay blocking the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring states to submit plans for major reductions in carbon emissions from electric power plants. The stay marks a setback for President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution from the power sector by 30 percent from 2005 levels.

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Benefits and costs of the Clean Power Plan

Environmental Economics

Federal Clean Power Plan. From the RFF public relations machine: Nearly all US regions stand to gain economic benefits from power plant carbon standards that set moderately stringent emission targets and allow a high level of compliance flexibility, according to a new study by scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Syracuse University, Resources for the Future, and the Harvard Forest, Harvard University as a project of the Science Policy Exchange.

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How to Plan for Innovative City Parks

Green Living Ideas

Peter Harnik has a new book out, Urban Green: Innovative Parks for Resurgent [.] [ How to Plan for Innovative City Parks from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Recreation and Outdoors cities city parks city planning Harnik New York New York City park parks Peter Harnik planning urban parks urban planning

19 states value clean air, clean lungs in program planning

Green Living Guy

The post 19 states value clean air, clean lungs in program planning appeared first on Green Living Guy. By Cassandra Kubes, Research Manager. There’s a wider push to increase energy efficiency.

An Olympic climbing center is the star of a eco-friendly park plan


A 10-year master plan for the site includes the breathtaking Glenn Howells Lakeside Project, a climbing center that is sure to become the focal point of the entire project Ferry Meadows, a 1,700-acre park in Peterborough, England, is transforming.

Why is it essential to plan out your diet for a healthy lifestyle?

Green Prophet

Not only for controlling the waistline, but diet planning is also an essential habit to remain fit and active. Planning your food routine is not something you should take lightly. It is often said if you fail to plan, you actually plan to fail. How to plan a diet?