Green Builder Media's July 2, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
Green Builder Applauds Eco-Leaders Our designated Eco Leaders take climate change seriously, developing business strategies that account for diminishing natural resources and contributing to the evolution of a regenerative economy.
Local residents urged to give new life to old electronics by recycling e-waste in a free convenient secure way, encouraged to replace old electronics with ENERGY STAR® certified TVs and monitors
Orem, Utah, June 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As part of a national program to recycle electronics, LG Electronics USA and Waste Management are hosting a free eCycling event next week in Orem. The event offers residents an opportunity to give new life to their old residential electronic equipment in an environmentally sound manner that is free, convenient and secure.
June 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The deadline to submit proposals for presentations and panels is extended through Friday, June 19, 2015. We're looking for dynamic, engaging speakers with a compelling story to tell, and ideas for panels and presentations that are timely, unique, and informative. Some sessions are discussion-oriented, while others feature presentations. We'd like presentations to be about 10 minutes, and feature new data or ideas, consideration of important issues, and most importantly, fresh and informed thinking about where renewable energy markets are headed.
June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On May 30, 2015, AIDA Cruises and Becker Marine Systems celebrated a world premiere in the Port of Hamburg. Upon successful completion of the final technical tests, AIDAsol was provided during its lay time in Hamburg’s HafenCity for the first time with low-emission electricity from liquefied natural gas (LNG) via the LNG Hybrid Barge.
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown
June 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ -The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown to fund the Ray C. Anderson Fellowship. The Fellowship is designed to foster the development of a new cohort of global leaders (scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates) who will analyze the best available research on one hundred of the most substantive and readily available climate mitigation solutions.
Green Builder Media's May 14, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
Musk's Latest 'First Principles' Breakthrough Elon Musk thinks differently than most people do. Rather than applying logic to issues derived from and compounded upon existing reasoning, Musk reduces issues to their essential core, and then develops new intelligence based on the fundamentals of pure reason.
Bill Looney, senior program manager, environment, and director of the Nanotechnology Initiative, AECOM, discusses nanotechnology’s relevance in research and commercial production, as well as energy demand, generation, storage, transmission and conservation.
Green Builder Media's May 7, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
Climate Alert: Global CO2 Exceeds Critical 400PPM Level Let’s hope that the world leaders preparing climate action plans for the UN Climate Summit in Paris in December understand the urgent necessity of developing a decisive global agreement that marks a significant departure from the past, because what we need is a drastic decarbonization of the global economy—and quickly.
AECOM designed and supervised the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme Stage 2A project to improve Victoria Harbour’s water quality — benefiting approximately six million people.
According to Hong Kong’s Drainage Services Department, every day, the country’s 7-million-plus residents generate 2.6 million cubic meters (92 million cubic feet) of raw sewage — the equivalent of 1,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools — much of which is discharged into Victoria Harbour.
May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - After its scheduled visit to the shipyard from April 21 to May 4, 2015 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, AIDAdiva now offers even more attractive amenities on board.
Alongside routine classification and maintenance work, the AIDAdiva is now already the fourth ship in the AIDA fleet to be fitted with the first phase of a multi-phase filter system for the treatment of emissions. The so-called scrubber reduces sulfur dioxide emissions by around 90 percent.