Forms of energy that are constantly and rapidly renewed by natural processes such as solar, ocean wave, and wind energy. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
The chemical reactions involved in the production and utilization of various forms of energy in cells.
Total number of calories taken in daily whether ingested or by parenteral routes.
Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.
The transfer of energy of a given form among different scales of motion. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed). It includes the transfer of kinetic energy and the transfer of chemical energy. The transfer of chemical energy from one molecule to another depends on proximity of molecules so it is often used as in techniques to measure distance such as the use of FORSTER RESONANCE ENERGY TRANSFER.
A sequence of amino acids in a polypeptide or of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that is similar across multiple species. A known set of conserved sequences is represented by a CONSENSUS SEQUENCE. AMINO ACID MOTIFS are often composed of conserved sequences.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
Societal or individual decisions about the equitable distribution of available resources.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.

A longitudinal study of informational interventions to save energy in an office building. (1/98)

Informational interventions were employed to promote two behaviors relevant for efficient heating of individual offices in a large office building. In two successive winter seasons, interventions were applied during 4-week periods. Short-term effects were assessed weekly, and long-term effects were assessed 1 year after each of the two intervention periods. Improvements were observed in each intervention period, with partial behavior maintenance 1 year later. The changes observed in the individual offices across conditions are suggestive of the program's capacity to correct relapses in earlier proenvironmental behavior.  (+info)

Healthy communities must also be sustainable communities. (2/98)

The author contends that healthy communities must be both environmentally and socially sustainable, given that health depends on the quality of the built and natural environments, and that global change resulting from the industrial economy is affecting the web of life. He argues that suburban sprawl wastes scarce resources and disproportionately places those resources in the hands of suburban dwellers. Urban areas can be made more environmentally sustainable, especially with respect to energy consumption, which will help reduce air pollution and climate change and contribute in other ways to improved health.  (+info)

Performance of an age series of alnus-cardamom plantations in the Sikkim Himalaya: productivity, energetics and efficiencies. (3/98)

Biomass, net primary productivity, energetics and energy efficiencies were estimated in an age series of Alnus-cardamom plantations in the eastern Himalaya. The impact of stand age (5, 10, 15, 20, 30 and 40 years) on the performance of mixtures of N2-fixing (Alnus nepalensis) and non-N2-fixing (large cardamom) plants was studied. Large cardamom (Amomum subulatum) is the most important perennial cash crop in the region and is cultivated predominantly under Alnus trees. Net primary productivity was lowest (7 t ha(-1) per year) in the 40-year-old stand and was more than three times higher (22 t ha(-1) per year) in the 15-year-old stand. Agronomic yield of large cardamom peaked between 15 and 20 years of age. Cardamom productivity doubled from the 5- to the 15-year-old stand, and then decreased with plantation age to reach a minimum in the 40-year-old stand. Performance of cardamom in association of N2-fixing Alnus remained beneficial until 20 years of age. Annual net energy fixation was highest (444 x 10(6) kJ ha(-1) per year) in the 15-year-old stand, being 1.4 times that of the 5-year-old stand and 2.9-times that of the 40-year-old stand. Inverse relationships of production efficiency, energy conversion efficiency and energy utilized in N2-fixation against stand age, and a positive relationship between production efficiency and energy conversion efficiency suggest that the younger plantations are more productive. The Alnus-cardamom plantation system will be sustainable by adopting a rotational cycle of 15 to 20 years.  (+info)

The public health benefits of insulation retrofits in existing housing in the United States. (4/98)

BACKGROUND: Methodological limitations make it difficult to quantify the public health benefits of energy efficiency programs. To address this issue, we developed a risk-based model to estimate the health benefits associated with marginal energy usage reductions and applied the model to a hypothetical case study of insulation retrofits in single-family homes in the United States. METHODS: We modeled energy savings with a regression model that extrapolated findings from an energy simulation program. Reductions of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) emissions and particle precursors (SO2 and NOx) were quantified using fuel-specific emission factors and marginal electricity analyses. Estimates of population exposure per unit emissions, varying by location and source type, were extrapolated from past dispersion model runs. Concentration-response functions for morbidity and mortality from PM2.5 were derived from the epidemiological literature, and economic values were assigned to health outcomes based on willingness to pay studies. RESULTS: In total, the insulation retrofits would save 800 TBTU (8 x 10(14) British Thermal Units) per year across 46 million homes, resulting in 3,100 fewer tons of PM2.5, 100,000 fewer tons of NOx, and 190,000 fewer tons of SO2 per year. These emission reductions are associated with outcomes including 240 fewer deaths, 6,500 fewer asthma attacks, and 110,000 fewer restricted activity days per year. At a state level, the health benefits per unit energy savings vary by an order of magnitude, illustrating that multiple factors (including population patterns and energy sources) influence health benefit estimates. The health benefits correspond to 1.3 billion dollars per year in externalities averted, compared with 5.9 billion dollars per year in economic savings. CONCLUSION: In spite of significant uncertainties related to the interpretation of PM2.5 health effects and other dimensions of the model, our analysis demonstrates that a risk-based methodology is viable for national-level energy efficiency programs.  (+info)

An enhanced rate-based emission trading program for NOX: the Dutch model. (5/98)

Since 1997 government and industry in The Netherlands have been engaged in intensive policy discussions on how to design an emission trading program that would satisfy the Government's policy objectives within the national and international regulatory framework and accommodate industry's need for a flexible and cost-effective approach. Early on in the discussion the most promising solution was a rate-based approach, which dynamically allocated saleable emission credits based on a performance standard rate and actual energy used by facilities. All industrial facilities above a threshold of 20 MWth would be judged on their ability to meet this performance rate. Those "cleaner" than the standard can sell excess credits to others with an allocation that is less than their actual NOX emission. With some changes in law, such a design could be made to fit well into the national and EU legislative framework while at the same time uniquely meeting industry's requirement of flexibility toward economic growth and facility expansion. (An analysis of the legislative changes required will be given in a separate paper by Chris Dekkers.) However, the environmental outcome of such a system is not as certain as under an absolute emission cap. At the request of the Netherlands Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (VROM), Automated Credit Exchange (ACE), in close cooperation with the working group of government and industry representatives introduced a number of features into the Dutch NOX program allowing full exploitation of market mechanisms while allowing intermediate adjustments in the performance standard rates. The design is geared toward meeting environmental targets without jeopardizing the trading market the program intends to create. The paper discusses the genesis of the two-tier credit system ACE helped to design, explains the differences between primary (fixed) and secondary (variable) credits, and outlines how the Dutch system is expected to function once implemented in 2004. The paper also discusses the market trading simulation held in early 2001 to assess and test the trading program, and reviews also the current status of the market program development.  (+info)

A structural model that explains the effects of hyperglycemia on collagenolysis. (6/98)

Prior investigations into the effects hyperglycemia on collagen degradation have yielded conflicting results. We present a new formalism for understanding the biochemistry of collagenolysis and the effects of hyperglycemia on collagen degradation. The analysis is based on an understanding of environments that affect the conformational stability of collagen. We suggest that collagen can exist in two distinct conformational states-a native state and a vulnerable state. Vulnerable collagen corresponds to a non-native conformation where partially unfolded regions near collagenase cleavage sites enable collagenases to efficiently degrade collagen. Theoretical calculations on collagen-like model peptides suggest that relatively short periods of hyperglycemia can alter the equilibrium distribution of states to favor vulnerable states of collagen. These data provide new insights into the mechanism of collagenolysis and resolve apparently discrepant experimental data on the effects of hyperglycemia on collagen degradation.  (+info)

Powering the future: how Hamilton Health Sciences put cogeneration to work for healthcare. (7/98)

The absolute necessity of a stable and uninterrupted power supply within hospitals makes many of these facilities uniquely suited to cogeneration plants. Hamilton Health Sciences recently completed the largest hospital cogeneration project ever undertaken in the country. Spanning three acute care hospitals and generating a combined total of 22.75 megawatts of electricity, Hamilton Health Sciences' cogeneration plants address energy supply issues by offering a clean and reliable power source completely within the hospital's control, and provide the organization with the potential to generate its own revenue into the future by selling excess electricity back to the province. The following article highlights Hamilton Health Sciences' approach to the project, including some important lessons learned, and may serve as an example for other publicly funded institutions interested in implementing similar projects.  (+info)

Health, environmental, and economic costs from the use of a stabilized diesel/ethanol mixture in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. (8/98)

In Greater Metropolitan Sao Paulo, Brazil, fossil fuel combustion in the transportation system is a major cause of outdoor air pollution. Air quality improvement requires additional policies and technological upgrades in fuels and vehicle engines. The current study thus simulated the environmental and social impacts resulting from the use of a stabilized diesel/ethanol mixture in the bus and truck fleet in Greater Metropolitan Sao Paulo. The evaluation showed reductions in air pollutants, mainly PM10, which would help avert a number of disease events and deaths, as estimated through dose-response functions of epidemiological studies on respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Valuation of the impacts using an environmental cost-benefit analysis considered operational installation, job generation, potential carbon credits, and health costs, with an overall positive balance of US$ 2.851 million. Adding the estimated qualitative benefits to the quantitative ones, the project's benefits far outweigh the measured costs. Greater Metropolitan Sao Paulo would benefit from any form of biodiesel use, producing environmental, health and socioeconomic gains, the three pillars of sustainability.  (+info)

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Renewable Energy" is not a term that has a medical definition. It is a concept in the field of energy policy and environmental science. Renewable energy refers to energy sources that are naturally replenished and can be harnessed without causing long-term damage to the environment. Examples include solar power, wind power, hydroelectric power, geothermal energy, and biomass. These energy sources are considered important for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting sustainable development.

The principle of "Conservation of Energy Resources" is not a medical term or concept, but rather it is a fundamental principle in the field of physics and environmental science. It refers to the need to manage and use energy resources in a sustainable way, by avoiding waste and finding ways to reuse or recycle them. This principle has important implications for public health, as the depletion of non-renewable energy sources and the negative impacts of energy production on the environment can have significant effects on human health. For example, air pollution from fossil fuel combustion can contribute to respiratory diseases and other health problems, while climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions can exacerbate a range of health risks. Therefore, conserving energy resources is an important aspect of promoting public health and preventing disease.

Energy metabolism is the process by which living organisms produce and consume energy to maintain life. It involves a series of chemical reactions that convert nutrients from food, such as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, into energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

The process of energy metabolism can be divided into two main categories: catabolism and anabolism. Catabolism is the breakdown of nutrients to release energy, while anabolism is the synthesis of complex molecules from simpler ones using energy.

There are three main stages of energy metabolism: glycolysis, the citric acid cycle (also known as the Krebs cycle), and oxidative phosphorylation. Glycolysis occurs in the cytoplasm of the cell and involves the breakdown of glucose into pyruvate, producing a small amount of ATP and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH). The citric acid cycle takes place in the mitochondria and involves the further breakdown of pyruvate to produce more ATP, NADH, and carbon dioxide. Oxidative phosphorylation is the final stage of energy metabolism and occurs in the inner mitochondrial membrane. It involves the transfer of electrons from NADH and other electron carriers to oxygen, which generates a proton gradient across the membrane. This gradient drives the synthesis of ATP, producing the majority of the cell's energy.

Overall, energy metabolism is a complex and essential process that allows organisms to grow, reproduce, and maintain their bodily functions. Disruptions in energy metabolism can lead to various diseases, including diabetes, obesity, and neurodegenerative disorders.

"Energy intake" is a medical term that refers to the amount of energy or calories consumed through food and drink. It is an important concept in the study of nutrition, metabolism, and energy balance, and is often used in research and clinical settings to assess an individual's dietary habits and health status.

Energy intake is typically measured in kilocalories (kcal) or joules (J), with one kcal equivalent to approximately 4.184 J. The recommended daily energy intake varies depending on factors such as age, sex, weight, height, physical activity level, and overall health status.

It's important to note that excessive energy intake, particularly when combined with a sedentary lifestyle, can lead to weight gain and an increased risk of chronic diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. On the other hand, inadequate energy intake can lead to malnutrition, decreased immune function, and other health problems. Therefore, it's essential to maintain a balanced energy intake that meets individual nutritional needs while promoting overall health and well-being.

Health resources refer to the personnel, facilities, equipment, and supplies that are used in the delivery of healthcare services. This includes:

1. Human resources: Healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and allied health professionals.

2. Physical resources: Hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and other healthcare facilities.

3. Technological resources: Medical equipment and technology used for diagnosis and treatment, such as MRI machines, CT scanners, and electronic health records.

4. Financial resources: Funding for healthcare services, including public and private insurance, government funding, and out-of-pocket payments.

5. Informational resources: Research findings, evidence-based practices, and health education materials that inform healthcare decision-making.

The adequate availability, distribution, and utilization of these health resources are crucial for ensuring access to quality healthcare services and improving population health outcomes.

"Energy transfer" is a general term used in the field of physics and physiology, including medical sciences, to describe the process by which energy is passed from one system, entity, or location to another. In the context of medicine, energy transfer often refers to the ways in which cells and organ systems exchange and utilize various forms of energy for proper functioning and maintenance of life.

In a more specific sense, "energy transfer" may refer to:

1. Bioenergetics: This is the study of energy flow through living organisms, including the conversion, storage, and utilization of energy in biological systems. Key processes include cellular respiration, photosynthesis, and metabolic pathways that transform energy into forms useful for growth, maintenance, and reproduction.
2. Electron transfer: In biochemistry, electrons are transferred between molecules during redox reactions, which play a crucial role in energy production and consumption within cells. Examples include the electron transport chain (ETC) in mitochondria, where high-energy electrons from NADH and FADH2 are passed along a series of protein complexes to generate an electrochemical gradient that drives ATP synthesis.
3. Heat transfer: This is the exchange of thermal energy between systems or objects due to temperature differences. In medicine, heat transfer can be relevant in understanding how body temperature is regulated and maintained, as well as in therapeutic interventions such as hyperthermia or cryotherapy.
4. Mechanical energy transfer: This refers to the transmission of mechanical force or motion from one part of the body to another. For instance, muscle contractions generate forces that are transmitted through tendons and bones to produce movement and maintain posture.
5. Radiation therapy: In oncology, ionizing radiation is used to treat cancer by transferring energy to malignant cells, causing damage to their DNA and leading to cell death or impaired function.
6. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): This non-invasive diagnostic technique uses magnetic fields and radio waves to excite hydrogen nuclei in the body, which then release energy as they return to their ground state. The resulting signals are used to generate detailed images of internal structures and tissues.

In summary, "energy transfer" is a broad term that encompasses various processes by which different forms of energy (thermal, mechanical, electromagnetic, etc.) are exchanged or transmitted between systems or objects in the context of medicine and healthcare.

A conserved sequence in the context of molecular biology refers to a pattern of nucleotides (in DNA or RNA) or amino acids (in proteins) that has remained relatively unchanged over evolutionary time. These sequences are often functionally important and are highly conserved across different species, indicating strong selection pressure against changes in these regions.

In the case of protein-coding genes, the corresponding amino acid sequence is deduced from the DNA sequence through the genetic code. Conserved sequences in proteins may indicate structurally or functionally important regions, such as active sites or binding sites, that are critical for the protein's activity. Similarly, conserved non-coding sequences in DNA may represent regulatory elements that control gene expression.

Identifying conserved sequences can be useful for inferring evolutionary relationships between species and for predicting the function of unknown genes or proteins.

Molecular sequence data refers to the specific arrangement of molecules, most commonly nucleotides in DNA or RNA, or amino acids in proteins, that make up a biological macromolecule. This data is generated through laboratory techniques such as sequencing, and provides information about the exact order of the constituent molecules. This data is crucial in various fields of biology, including genetics, evolution, and molecular biology, allowing for comparisons between different organisms, identification of genetic variations, and studies of gene function and regulation.

An endangered species is a species of animal, plant, or other organism that is at risk of becoming extinct because its population is declining or threatened by changing environmental or demographic factors. This term is defined and used in the context of conservation biology and wildlife management to identify species that need protection and preservation efforts.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) maintains a "Red List" of species, categorizing them based on their extinction risk. The categories include "Critically Endangered," "Endangered," "Vulnerable," and "Near Threatened." A species is considered endangered if it meets certain criteria indicating that it faces a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The primary causes for species to become endangered include habitat loss, fragmentation, degradation, pollution, climate change, overexploitation, and introduction of invasive species. Conservation efforts often focus on protecting habitats, managing threats, and implementing recovery programs to help endangered species recover their populations and reduce the risk of extinction.

An "ecosystem" is not a term that has a specific medical definition, as it is a concept that is more commonly used in the fields of ecology and environmental science. However, I can provide you with the general ecological definition of an ecosystem:

An ecosystem is a community of living organisms interacting with each other and their non-living environment, including both biotic factors (plants, animals, microorganisms) and abiotic factors (climate, soil, water, and air). These interactions create a complex network of relationships that form the foundation of ecological processes, such as energy flow, nutrient cycling, and population dynamics.

While there is no direct medical definition for an ecosystem, understanding the principles of ecosystems can have important implications for human health. For example, healthy ecosystems can provide clean air and water, regulate climate, support food production, and offer opportunities for recreation and relaxation, all of which contribute to overall well-being. Conversely, degraded ecosystems can lead to increased exposure to environmental hazards, reduced access to natural resources, and heightened risks of infectious diseases. Therefore, maintaining the health and integrity of ecosystems is crucial for promoting human health and preventing disease.

Molecular evolution is the process of change in the DNA sequence or protein structure over time, driven by mechanisms such as mutation, genetic drift, gene flow, and natural selection. It refers to the evolutionary study of changes in DNA, RNA, and proteins, and how these changes accumulate and lead to new species and diversity of life. Molecular evolution can be used to understand the history and relationships among different organisms, as well as the functional consequences of genetic changes.

Resource allocation in a medical context refers to the process of distributing and managing healthcare resources, such as budget, staff, equipment, and supplies, in an efficient and equitable manner to meet the health needs of a population. This involves prioritizing the use of resources to maximize benefits, improve patient outcomes, and ensure fair access to healthcare services. It is a critical aspect of healthcare planning and management, particularly in situations where resources are limited or there are competing demands for them.

An amino acid sequence is the specific order of amino acids in a protein or peptide molecule, formed by the linking of the amino group (-NH2) of one amino acid to the carboxyl group (-COOH) of another amino acid through a peptide bond. The sequence is determined by the genetic code and is unique to each type of protein or peptide. It plays a crucial role in determining the three-dimensional structure and function of proteins.

Biodiversity is the variety of different species of plants, animals, and microorganisms that live in an ecosystem. It also includes the variety of genes within a species and the variety of ecosystems (such as forests, grasslands, deserts, and oceans) that exist in a region or on Earth as a whole. Biodiversity is important for maintaining the health and balance of ecosystems, providing resources and services such as food, clean water, and pollination, and contributing to the discovery of new medicines and other useful products. The loss of biodiversity can have negative impacts on the functioning of ecosystems and the services they provide, and can threaten the survival of species and the livelihoods of people who depend on them.

Phylogeny is the evolutionary history and relationship among biological entities, such as species or genes, based on their shared characteristics. In other words, it refers to the branching pattern of evolution that shows how various organisms have descended from a common ancestor over time. Phylogenetic analysis involves constructing a tree-like diagram called a phylogenetic tree, which depicts the inferred evolutionary relationships among organisms or genes based on molecular sequence data or other types of characters. This information is crucial for understanding the diversity and distribution of life on Earth, as well as for studying the emergence and spread of diseases.

A base sequence in the context of molecular biology refers to the specific order of nucleotides in a DNA or RNA molecule. In DNA, these nucleotides are adenine (A), guanine (G), cytosine (C), and thymine (T). In RNA, uracil (U) takes the place of thymine. The base sequence contains genetic information that is transcribed into RNA and ultimately translated into proteins. It is the exact order of these bases that determines the genetic code and thus the function of the DNA or RNA molecule.

In genetics, sequence alignment is the process of arranging two or more DNA, RNA, or protein sequences to identify regions of similarity or homology between them. This is often done using computational methods to compare the nucleotide or amino acid sequences and identify matching patterns, which can provide insight into evolutionary relationships, functional domains, or potential genetic disorders. The alignment process typically involves adjusting gaps and mismatches in the sequences to maximize the similarity between them, resulting in an aligned sequence that can be visually represented and analyzed.

Species specificity is a term used in the field of biology, including medicine, to refer to the characteristic of a biological entity (such as a virus, bacterium, or other microorganism) that allows it to interact exclusively or preferentially with a particular species. This means that the biological entity has a strong affinity for, or is only able to infect, a specific host species.

For example, HIV is specifically adapted to infect human cells and does not typically infect other animal species. Similarly, some bacterial toxins are species-specific and can only affect certain types of animals or humans. This concept is important in understanding the transmission dynamics and host range of various pathogens, as well as in developing targeted therapies and vaccines.

... Retrieved March 3, 2012. Energy Resources Conservation Board Alberta Geological Survey ... The Alberta Energy Regulator, formerly the Energy Resources Conservation Board, has a tough act to follow when it comes to ... "the orderly transition from the Energy Resources Conservation Act to the Responsible Energy Development Act. Under this act, ... the newly formed Alberta Energy Regulator, will "bring together the regulatory functions from the Energy Resources Conservation ...
v. State Energy Resources Conservation & Development Commission, 461 U.S. 190 (1983). Pacific Legal Foundation v. State Energy ... v. State Energy Resources Conservation & Development Commission, 461 U.S. 190 (1983), the United States Supreme Court held that ... v. State Energy Resources Conservation & Development Commission, 461 U.S. 190 (1983) is available from: CourtListener Findlaw ... 1982). Pacific Legal Foundation v. State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, 472 F. Supp. 191 (S.D. Cal. ...
Energy conservation and natural resources. Reducing the amount of waste generated, through source reduction and recycling ... Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Pub. L.Tooltip Public Law (United States) 94-580, 90 Stat. 2795, 42 U.S.C. § 6901 et ... The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), enacted in 1976, is the principal federal law in the United States governing ... Works related to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act at Wikisource RCRA Orientation Manual (EPA, 2014): A good textbook- ...
Energy and Natural Resources, the Fisheries Council accepted the position that protection of biologically sensitive areas was ... Energy and Natural Resources. 21 June 2004. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2010. ( ... The Irish Conservation Box replaces a previous protection zone - known as "the Irish Box" - which was a larger rectangular 50- ... The Irish Conservation Box (ICB) or Biologically Sensitive Area (BSA) is a Marine Protected Area stretching along the southwest ...
... fossil energy, renewable energy resources and synthetic fuels; energy conservation; energy information; energy regulation and ... The Subcommittee on Energy, Climate and Grid Security is a subcommittee within the United States House Committee on Energy and ... It was formed during the 112th Congress from the Energy and Environment Subcommittee when a new Environment and Economy ... Until the 118th Congress, it was named the Subcommittee on Energy. The committee also had responsibility for climate policy ...
Earth resources; (E) Extraction of earth resources; (F) Energy conservation; (G) Private utility services; (H) Costs of ... United States energy law Green Up Day "Conservation and Development". "Environmental Control Legislation Expected to be ... and to preserve Vermont's natural resources. One concern was forest conservation, and the prevention of excessive clear cutting ... Water Conservation; (D) Floodways; (E) Streams; (F) Shorelines; and (G) Wetlands. Has sufficient water available for the needs ...
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. (2006). Energy Management. Conservation Resource Brief. "Prevent weeds, improve ... About 60 years ago, the common perception was that water was an infinite resource. At that time, fewer than half the current ... Today, the competition for water resources is much more intense, because nearly eight billion people are now on the planet, and ... Livestock production is also one of the most resource-intensive agricultural outputs. This is largely due to their large feed ...
"S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act Questions and Answers". United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ... Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act. Full text of the bill from Congress.gov Position on S. 47, Natural Resources ... the chair and former ranking member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The Senate voted for the bill 92-8 on ... Resources. Retrieved March 22, 2019. Burke, Melissa Nann. "Congress names public lands conservation bill after the late John ...
Energy conservation 170-179...................................Mechanics applied to machinery. Dynamics 181-210 ... Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary 163.13-163.25..........................Power resources 163.26-163.5 ... Electric networks 1001-1841...............................Production of electric energy or power. Powerplants. Central stations ... Including generators, motors, transformers 2896-2985...............................Production of electricity by direct energy ...
Natural Resources and Energy (2002). "New Brunswick Wetlands Conservation Policy" (PDF). Government of New Brunswick (2023). " ... Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (2017). A Wetland Conservation Strategy for Ontario 2017-2030 (PDF). Ontario ... domestic peat energy source and resource for peat; provide materials for forest products; and account for some natural heritage ... This leads to conservation, protection, or restoration strategies inadequate to prevent the degradation of wetlands. As such, ...
"Geological Survey of Ireland". Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. "Restricted Access". Speleological ... "Reyfad-Carrickbeg; Reyfad Pot - Summary". Earth Science Conservation Review. National Museums Northern Ireland. Retrieved 10 ... "Belmore, Ballintempo & Tullybrack Uplands; Reyfad-Carrickbeg". Earth Science Conservation Review. National Museums Northern ... ". "Reyfad-Carrickbeg; Little Reyfad - Summary". Earth Science Conservation Review. National Museums Northern Ireland. ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board. Retrieved 16 June 2012. The pipeline, leased to Pembina, was built in 1959. "Oil leaks ... Natural Resources Canada. Name: Jackson Creek[dead link] Stephen Ewart (16 June 2012). "Ewart: Calls growing for probe of aging ... "Natural Resources Canada-Canadian Geographical Names (Red Deer River)". Retrieved 29 August 2014. "Atlas of Canada Toporama". ... "Plant Hardiness Zone by Municipality". Natural Resources Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 19 October 2019. "Red Deer A ...
"California Offshore Oil and Gas Energy Resources Study" (PDF). California Department of Conservation. Minerals Management ... California Department of Conservation, Oil and Gas Statistics, Annual Report, December 31, 2007. "Oil and Gas Statistics: 2007 ... Unocal continued to produce from the field until they sold all of their California production assets in 1996 to Nuevo Energy, ... Sacramento: California Department of Conservation (DOGGR). 1998. Archived from the original on 2010-01-02. Retrieved 2009-12-31 ...
... transportation from fossil-based energy to other alternatives such as renewable energy and use of other renewable resources. ... Resources Conservation and Recycling. 38(2), Pages: 161-174 (2003). Chester M, and Horvath A, Environmental Assessment of ... "Transportation Energy Data Book". US Department of Energy. 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2010-05-14 ... Currently 95% of transport energy comes from petroleum. Energy is consumed in the manufacture as well as the use of vehicles, ...
"Annual 2009 ECRB Energy Reserves Outlook" (PDF). Energy Resources Conservation Board. June 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-30. {{cite ... "Joint Review Panel Established by the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board and the Government of Canada" (PDF). Energy Resources ... the Energy Resources Conservation (ERCB) estimated that the actual established reserves at over 5.5 billion barrels (870×10^6 ... Imperial/Exxon received government regulatory approval for the Kearl Oil Sands Project from the Energy Resources Conservation ...
Hangingstone demo project 2005" (PDF). Energy resources conservation board. 2006-03-07. Retrieved 2008-03-13. (Wikipedia ... "Long focus brings good yield for JACOS!". Alberta Chamber of Resources. Archived from the original on August 11, 2007. ... JACOS was acquired by Greenfire Resources Operating Corporation in 2021. JACOS started oil sands activities in the Athabasca ... In 2021, JACOS was acquired by Greenfire Resources Operating Corporation (GROC) which is backed by McIntyre Partners and ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board. Retrieved 2012-06-16. The pipeline, leased to Pembina, was built in 1959. "Oil leaks into ... to create a recreational resource and to provide a reliable, year-round water supply sufficient for future industrial, regional ...
Energy policy; Energy regulation and conservation; Energy related aspects of deepwater ports; Energy research and development; ... The United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources is a standing committee of the United States Senate. It has ... The Committee is also charged to "study and review, on a comprehensive basis, matters relating to energy and resources ... In 1977, it became the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, and most matters regarding Native Americans, Alaska Natives, ...
For services to the development of energy resources. Civil division The Right Reverend Edward Kinsella Norman DSO MC - of ... For services to conservation. Thomas Stuart Dickson Hayton JP - of New Plymouth. For services to Taranaki Harbour Board and the ... Andrew Gwillym Summers - of Lower Hutt; deputy Secretary of Energy, Corporate Services, Ministry of Energy. William Alexander ... For services to conservation. Hugh Barre Mewburn Walker JP - of Auckland. For services to the Auckland Waterside Workers' Union ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board. Retrieved 23 November 2021. Turner, Bob; Quat, Marianne; Debicki, Ruth; Thurston, Phil ( ... 2015). Natural Resources Canada and Ontario Geological Survey 2015. Parry Sound: Canadian Shield and glacier-sculpted gneiss in ... Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship Parks and Natural Areas Branch. January 2013. Retrieved 18 Nov 2021. Hein, ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board. Zdeb, Chris (December 23, 2014). "Dec. 23, 1982: Lodgepole sour gas well blowout finally ...
"California Offshore Oil and Gas Energy Resources Study" (PDF). California Department of Conservation. Minerals Management ... Sacramento: California Department of Conservation (DOGGR). 1998. 1472 pp. California Department of Conservation, Oil and Gas ... of Natural Resources Division of Mines, Bulletin 118. p. 387. DOGGR, p. 420-421 DOGGR, p. 422-424 DOGGR, p. 420-424 DOGGR, p. ... In 2002, Greka Energy acquired Rincon Island Limited Partnership, including Rincon Island and a small onshore area of ...
California Energy Resources Conservation. ASIN B001UYRTMM. "Cooling: The hidden threat for climate change and sustainable goals ... "Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pump" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Commerce, Division of Energy Resources. Retrieved 2022-03-29 ... because it moves energy from air or groundwater to the heated space, as well as the heat from purchased electrical energy. When ... Wikiversity has learning resources about Refrigeration and air conditioning U.S. Patent 808,897 Carrier's original patent U.S. ...
Natural Resources, and Energy Journal. 1 (2): 221-240. USFWS (15 October 2020). "Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants ... The immediate goal of conservation efforts is to reduce the threat of extinction by creating captive and wild populations. ... World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Nicrophorus americanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996: e. ... World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Nicrophorus americanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1996: e. ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board (2013). Steward: 75 years of Alberta energy regulation (PDF). Calgary: Energy Resources ... In the past the Energy Resources Conservation Board and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development conducted ... the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, and the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board. The AER builds off of this legacy ... Energy Resources Conservation Board. ISBN 978-0-9918734-0-1. Retrieved 3 June 2014. "Responsible Energy Development Act" (PDF ...
Department of Conservation and Recreation. Department of Environmental Protection. Department of Energy Resources. Department ... Agricultural Resources Department of Conservation and Recreation Department of Public Utilities Department of Energy Resources ... Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, hdl:2452/35556. (Various documents). v t e (Articles with short ... The agency is under the supervision and control of the Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, who is appointed by the ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board, ERCB/AGS Open File Report 2012-20". Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board. Retrieved ... Alberta Geological Survey, Open File Report 1995-07". Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board. Retrieved 3 January 2018.{{ ...
The Energy Resources Conservation Board was dissolved in 2013. On January 17, 2001, a rupture occurred on the Enbridge Pipeline ... Alberta's Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) published their report of the leak on February 26, 2013. Greenpeace sent ... 1 April 28, 2011 (PDF). Energy Resources Conservation Board (Report). ERCB Investigation Report. February 26, 2013. p. 34. ... 2012 Tailings Management Assessment Report: Oil Sands Mining Industry (PDF), Calgary, Alberta: Energy Resources Conservation ...
Energy and Resources. Mazengarb, Michael (6 May 2019). "Bank Australia becomes first Australian bank to purchase 100% ... The Bank Australia Conservation Reserve is a 927 hectare private land reserve owned by the bank and its customers. The reserve ... In 2019 they switched to 100% renewable energy. It was the first bank in Australia to do so. In 2022, Bank Australia responded ... Renewable energy community projects receive $110,000 of grants, The Green List (published 31 July 2019), 2019, retrieved 24 ...
Chippendale, George M. "Eucalyptus porosa". Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Energy, ... "Eucalyptus porosa". South Australian Seed Conservation Service. Retrieved 5 December 2019. Brooker, M. Ian H.; Slee, Andrew V ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board. Retrieved March 3, 2012. Energy Resources Conservation Board Alberta Geological Survey ... The Alberta Energy Regulator, formerly the Energy Resources Conservation Board, has a tough act to follow when it comes to ... "the orderly transition from the Energy Resources Conservation Act to the Responsible Energy Development Act. Under this act, ... the newly formed Alberta Energy Regulator, will "bring together the regulatory functions from the Energy Resources Conservation ...
... of energy conservation. There is widespread support for energy con ... This article sketches the problem of indirect energy use effects, also known as rebound, ... of energy conservation. There is widespread support for energy conservation, especially when it is voluntary, as this seems a ... van den Bergh, J.C.J.M. Energy Conservation More Effective With Rebound Policy. Environ Resource Econ 48, 43-58 (2011). https ...
Resources. * Interim Update on the Economic Impact of Michigans Agri-Food System Published on June 6, 2023 This document ... Understanding the GDW Farms and what they specialize in and participating in various topic discussions such as the energy audit ... offers an interim update on the economic impact of Michigans agri-food and agri-energy system. ... MSU Extension Agricultural Bioenergy and Energy Conservation *Home. * Agricultural Bioenergy and Energy Conservation. ...
Energy Resources Conservation Board News InsuranceLegalLegislation / RegulationMarkets / Coverages Damages claim against ... CANADIAN UNDERWRITER RESOURCES (PAID CONTENT) How do I offer my local clients expert global insurance advice? Its a new era ... provincial energy board a dramatic jurisprudential development: Judge January 18, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter A recent ...
... borrowers to make funds available to their consumers for energy conservation and renewable energy projects by deferring payment ... The Energy Resource Conservation (ERC) Program enables current Rural Utilities Service (RUS) ... The Energy Resource Conservation (ERC) Program enables current Rural Utilities Service (RUS) borrowers to make funds available ... Encouraging energy conservation and the use of renewable power sources have long been a part of the mission of the RUS Electric ...
Coal, Energy Policy Tr-Ash Talk: State of Failure The following is a re-post of a piece originally published here and written ... Coal, Energy Policy Obama threatens to veto bill that would undermine EPA coal ash rule Today, the U.S. House of ... Coal, Energy Policy Guest Post: EPA puts off long promised coal ash protections This guest post was originally written by Sue ... Coal, Energy Policy New Coal Ash Bill Undermines Health, Environment and Public Process The Environmental Protection Agency ( ...
Resource Conservation Coordinator, King County Metro Transit. Resource Conservation Coordinator, King County Metro Transit. ... is looking for an Energy Conservation Coordinator to take a prime role in overseeing its Energy and Resource Conservation ... Northwest Energy Efficiency Council · Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144 · [email protected] · Contact ... Two reports, commissioned by NEEC, provide quantitative results on the economic development effects of energy efficiency in WA ...
General Resources *. Energy and Energy Use by Craig W. Allin. ISBN: 9781587659256 ... Energy efficiency manual for everyone who uses energy, pays for utilities, controls energy usage, designs and builds, is ... Focusing upon energy conservation and the built environment, this book engages with areas of debate and policy currently ... Does energy consumption influence architectural style? Should more energy-efficient buildings look different? Can that "look" ...
Resource Conservation Specialist, John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence. Resource Conservation Specialist, John ... Clean & Affordable Energy Conference Join the NW Energy Coalition on December 6 in Portland for their first in-person ... Duties include leading strategic conservation initiatives and serving as a technical resource. Researches, develops, plans, and ... Northwest Energy Efficiency Council · Pacific Tower, 1200 12th Ave. S., Suite 110, Seattle, WA 98144 · [email protected] · Contact ...
Search Results for: energy conservation in buildings. Pages(2) Alumni(2) Topics(1) ...
Energy and the Macroeconomy (1) * Renewable Resources and Conservation: Water (1) * Open Section Industrial Organization (1) * ... Energy Production. ; Growth. ; Debt Sustainability. ; Fiscal Policy. ; cost share. ; energy sales. ; electricity market. ; debt ... Resources Brochures and Posters Corrections Essential Reading IMF Virtual Publications Booth Metadata Rights and Permissions ... Resources Brochures and Posters Corrections Essential Reading IMF Virtual Publications Booth Metadata Rights and Permissions ...
Energy and the Macroeconomy (1) * Renewable Resources and Conservation: Water (1) * Open Section Industrial Organization (1) * ... Energy Production. ; Growth. ; Debt Sustainability. ; Fiscal Policy. ; cost share. ; energy sales. ; electricity market. ; debt ... Resources Brochures and Posters Corrections Essential Reading IMF Virtual Publications Booth Metadata Rights and Permissions ... Resources Brochures and Posters Corrections Essential Reading IMF Virtual Publications Booth Metadata Rights and Permissions ...
ABCD can often lower your electric bills with free energy efficient light bulbs, water conservation materials and more ... Energy & Fuel Resources. Fuel Assistance form translations: Chinese , Haitian Creole , Portuguese , Spanish , Vietnamese , Cape ... Energy. » Conservation. Conservation. Our Neighborhood Conservation Action Program (NCAP), offered through our partnership with ... In partnership with NSTAR and its Conservation Action Program (NCAP), we perform an energy conservation audit that looks at ...
... resources and the environment. (2) Key objectives Energy conservation: By 2005, the energy consumption of 10,000 yuan GDP shall ... 6) Explore the way to establish new mechanisms that can promote energy conservation and resources comprehensive utilization ... 4) Promote technological advances and improve the overall technological level of energy conservation and resources ... develop new energy resources and renewable resources, and promote the development of high-efficient and clean energy ...
... "natural resource damages" from those who pollute the commonwealths air, land, and water resources through the Natural Resource ... Department of Conservation and Recreation. State Transportation Building. 10 Park Plaza - Suite 6620. Boston, MA 02116. ... Department of Energy Resources. 100 Cambridge Street, Suite 900. Boston, MA 02114. Telephone: (617) 626-7300. Fax: (617) 727- ... About the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs *Contact the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental ...
"Mendocino County Energy Watch (MCEW) is your one-stop source for energy efficiency, climate and sustainability information and ... "Energy Upgrade California is a statewide initiative to motivate and educate California residents and small businesses about ... Visit our Staff page and get to know the folks who can provide renewable energy for your home or business!. ... Our services include energy assessments, benchmarking for buildings, retrofitting, greenhouse gas emissions inventories, ...
Implementing energy distribution technologies that significantly increase energy efficiency, including distributed resources, ... Department of Energy: EECBG: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant: EECS: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy ... Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energys newly funded Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program (EECBG ... Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Notice 10-011 (April 21, 2010); DOE, Energy Efficiency and Conservation ...
Energy and Resource Conservation. We conserve energy and resources in a number of ways. Through LED lighting upgrades, store ... and enterprise energy management, were minimizing our energy consumption. ... Hy-Vees commitment to protect ocean resources is an integral part of our sustainability mission to do business in a manner ... Weve gone above and beyond building codes to improve insulation, glazing and roofing, all of which will help reduce energy ...
Although energy exploration and development have been taking place in the region since the late 1800s, the pace of development ... for fossil fuels and renewable energy increased significantly in the early 2000s. This and the associated urban and exurban ... Southwest Wyoming contains abundant energy resources, wildlife, habitat, open spaces, and outdoor recreational opportunities. ... Southwest Wyoming contains abundant energy resources, wildlife, habitat, open spaces, and outdoor recreational opportunities. ...
... for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI) to detail annual work activities. The first report described ... Two activities were completed in FY2010: (1) the conceptual modeling and indicator selection for monitoring resource conditions ... initiate a groundwater-monitoring network to evaluate potential effects of energy-development activities on groundwater quality ... U.S. Geological Survey Science for the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative-2010 Annual Report September 15, 2011 ...
Trees, forest products, wood waste and other woody materials hold much promise as a source for renewable energy. There is a ...
Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law. Contact Us. Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law is located in Wood ... Home/ Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law/ Blog/. State of Drought: Refocusing Californias Water Conservation ... Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law Blog State of Drought: Refocusing Californias Water Conservation Policies from ... 4]Planning & Conservation League v. Department of Water Resources (2000) 83 Cal.App.4th 892 ...
... www.ase.org/resources/2012-campus-conservation-nationals-green-campus-students-win-big-saving-energy. ... Energy Conservation. Conservation is an important part of the transition to clean, renewable energy. By promoting initiatives ... Colleges Across the U.S. Are Promoting Energy Conservation. Many campuses have developed energy conservation programs that ... Consult the U.S. Department of Energys article on energy-efficient college life: energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy- ...
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee moves legislation important to public land recreation Hunters and anglers lauded ... As a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Daines championed the Great American Outdoors Act and ... Hunters and anglers thank leadership and members of both parties in the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee for moving ... CONSERVATION WORKS FOR AMERICA. In the last two years, policymakers have committed to significant investments in conservation, ...
The Ruby Mountains Protection Act Passes Energy and Natural Resources Committee with Bipartisan Support. This Nevada gem for ... 3. The Ruby Mountains Protection Act Passes Energy and Natural Resources Committee with Bipartisan Support ... CHEERS TO CONSERVATION. Theodore Roosevelts experiences hunting and fishing certainly fueled his passion for conservation, but ... passed out of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Wednesday morning with bi-partisan support. If passed into ...
... which strengthened Michigan agriculture and made historic investments in land and water conservation, clean energy, local food ... Public and private resource stewardship. * Consideration of diverse values and interests associated with resource conservation ... Diane earned her A.B., M.S. in energy and resources, and J.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, and resides in ... Keystone addresses public lands conservation, recreation and access, and resource use challenges with collaborative solutions. ...
... with clean renewable resources. Environment America designed this series of 11 fact sheets as a resource for students, faculty ... Each fact sheet includes two case studies of effective action on college campuses, as well as a list of resources. ... Colleges and universities across the country should aggressively deploy clean energy on campus, setting a goal to meet all ... and administrators interested in moving their campuses toward 100 percent clean, renewable energy. The fact sheets have been ...
Discover our responsible approach to the handling of resources and our efforts with regard to circularity. ... Find out how the BMW Group acts with sustainability in mind and aims to conserve resources. ... Which energy sources does BMW use?. The BMW Group plants are continuously promoting environmental protection through ... Conserving resources is one of our goals. Just like using raw materials as considerately, as often and as long as possible. Our ...
... ... the heart of this pact is really about energy use and conservation. The International Energy Agencys World Energy Outlook 2016 ... The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, or EC Bill in short, seeks to introduce a new set of initiatives to improve ... In 2012, we introduced the Energy Conservation Act, or ECA for short. Our main objective was to put in place the building ...
... must apply for certification to the State Energy Resources and Conservation Commission (Energy Commission).7 The Warren-Alquist ... 461 US 190 Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. State Energy Resources Conservation & Development Commission 461 U.S. 190 ... In 1974, California adopted the Warren-Alquist State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Act, Cal.Pub.Res.Code §§ ... 461 U.S. 190 - Pacific Gas and Electric Company v. State Energy Resources Conservation & Development Commission ...
  • These conservation tips will help you cut your energy consumption, save money, and reduce your impact on the environment. (corix.com)
  • Through LED lighting upgrades, store designs that harness natural light and use automated lighting controls, state of the art refrigeration systems, and enterprise energy management, we're minimizing our energy consumption. (hy-vee.com)
  • We've gone above and beyond building codes to improve insulation, glazing and roofing, all of which will help reduce energy consumption. (hy-vee.com)
  • The main store features skylights that allow natural light to illuminate the aisles and daylight sensing dimmers to reduce energy consumption from our LED light fixtures. (hy-vee.com)
  • It is essential that energy guidelines be established and observed for the operation of the heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC), lighting, other electrical equipment, and water consumption. (du.edu)
  • The Facilities department collects monthly information on energy usage at each facility or group of facilities, tracking and reporting their total gas, electric, and water consumption. (du.edu)
  • Most idle appliances such as TVs, stereo equipment, and microwaves continue to consume energy when switched off and account for about 5% of the total domestic energy consumption. (du.edu)
  • Article: Resource allocation to conserve energy in distributed computing Journal: International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing (IJGUC) 2011 Vol.2 No.1 pp.1 - 10 Abstract: Energy consumption is an issue in grid computing. (inderscience.com)
  • We discover that different mechanisms perform better under different circumstances, and that changing the resource allocation mechanism to incorporate the power and performance information of individual nodes can result in a substantial difference to the time taken to execute tasks, and over time can make a marked difference to the total energy consumption of the grid resource. (inderscience.com)
  • Energy consumption is an issue in grid computing. (inderscience.com)
  • They come up with a plan to reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint. (lessonplanet.com)
  • In seeking to determine whether climate change mitigation strategies are effective, researchers and policy-makers typically use energy consumption as an indicator. (cbsm.com)
  • After the RSC panel reviewed reams of publicly available information on factors such as health status, air and water pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, land disturbance, and energy and water consumption, it concluded that "[t]he claim by some critics of the oil sands industry that it is the most environmentally destructive project on earth is not supported by the evidence. (nih.gov)
  • Nearly every rural electric cooperative utility nationwide has some form of energy efficiency program as part of its strategy to manage power costs, meet consumer demand and increase environmental regulatory compliance. (usda.gov)
  • The Tuolumne County Resource Conservation District will host a free Pump and Energy Efficiency Seminar on Thursday August 4th from 3pm - 5pm at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, complimentary dinner following presentation with RSVP by August 2nd. (tcrcd.org)
  • Energy Star labeled homes in Utah have passed stringent energy efficiency guidelines and standards established by the EPA Energy Star Homes program and verified through a network of trained Home Energy Consultants coordinated through our office, Energy Rated Homes of Utah (ERHU). (utahenergy.org)
  • One of our goals here is to help educate and promote knowledge about energy efficiency and share resources. (utahenergy.org)
  • Improving energy efficiency is a cost effective way to address the high cost of energy prices, energy security and independence, air pollution and global climate change. (utahenergy.org)
  • A mixed-methods pilot study investigated the concept of energy insecurity by looking at the impacts of weatherization and energy efficiency interventions on low-income households in the South Bronx neighborhood of New York City. (nih.gov)
  • Energy and Water Efficiency and Renewable Energy. (nih.gov)
  • Nano-enabled construction products hold great promise for energy efficiency and resource conservation, but risk assessments lag as new products emerge. (cdc.gov)
  • Improving water and energy efficiency is important. (cdc.gov)
  • This paper provides estimates of output multipliers for spending in clean energy and biodiversity conservation, as well as for spending on non-ecofriendly energy and land use activities. (imf.org)
  • This decrease is due mainly to a decrease of $398 million in expenditures from the Renewable Resource Trust Fund, reflecting a recent statutory change that shifts funding of renewable energy incentive payments to the "off budget" electricity rate-making process. (ca.gov)
  • The Energy Resource Conservation (ERC) Program enables current Rural Utilities Service (RUS) borrowers to make funds available to their consumers for energy conservation and renewable energy projects by deferring payment of principal and interest. (usda.gov)
  • We conserve energy and resources in a number of ways. (hy-vee.com)
  • The Building & Grounds Committee of the University of Denver Board of Trustees believes it is the responsibility of the Facilities Management & Planning department to ensure that every effort is made to conserve energy and natural resources while practicing sound financial management. (du.edu)
  • The Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (commonly referred to as the California Energy Commission, or CEC) is responsible for forecasting energy supply and demand, developing and implementing energy conservation measures, conducting energy-related research and development programs, and siting major power plants. (ca.gov)
  • Hunters and anglers lauded today's passage in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee of the America's Outdoor Recreation Act of 2022 , a legislative package related to public land access and outdoor recreation. (trcp.org)
  • TNC completes the first conservation easement with a private landowner, demonstrating that landowners could protect the Loess Hills while still living and working on the land. (nature.org)
  • There is no Planet B," French President Emmanuel Macron declared to an audience of officials and Indigenous landowners at a conservation event in Papua New Guinea on July 28. (mongabay.com)
  • The Invasive Species Action Network (ISAN) provides numerous aquatic science resources for educators, including lesson plans and activities for grades K-8. (mt.gov)
  • Welcome to Montana's Aquatic Invasive Species resource page. (mt.gov)
  • They will respond to project proponents, landowners and industry regarding energy regulations in Alberta. (wikipedia.org)
  • Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The simultaneous study, conservation, and sustainable use of natural resources in tropical biodiversity hotspots require collaborative research partnerships of unprecedented scope and complexity, and the alarming rate at which biodiversity is being lost in many tropical regions has resulted in an urgent need for such efforts. (nih.gov)
  • and Conservation partnerships, training, and ethics. (nih.gov)
  • We will also form partnerships with private companies aimed at the commercial development of natural products for Pharmaceuticals and energy production, and we have secured collaborators from several other leading research institutions (e.g. (nih.gov)
  • The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) offers resources to help federal agencies implement energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs). (energy.gov)
  • Thank you for inviting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to testify on S. 3102, the Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act. (doi.gov)
  • Through the USAID PROTECT project, RTI facilitated a partnership between a local conservation organization - the Southern Tanzania Elephant Program (STEP) - and the Tanzanian government to identify areas where human infrastructure, like roads and farms, were cutting off wildlife routes and causing conflict between humans and animals. (rti.org)
  • We will continue to hold ourselves to the highest standards and work hard to exceed the expectations of our members, donors, and partners, while advancing innovative conservation policy solutions. (trcp.org)
  • The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. (federalgrants.com)
  • The ERCB's mission was to ensure that the discovery, development, and delivery of Alberta's energy resources took place in a manner that was fair, responsible and in the public interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ERCB adjudicated and regulated matters related to energy within Alberta to ensure that the development, transportation, and monitoring of the province's energy resources were in the public interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • While private companies can develop these resources, the ERCB was authorized by the government to protect the public's interest relating to the discovery, development, and delivery of these resources. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alberta Energy Regulator is a corporation created by the Responsible Energy Development Act passed on 10 December 2012 and proclaimed on 17 June 2013, in the Alberta Legislature, operating at arm's length from the Government of Alberta, under an appointed board of directors headed by Chair, Gerry Protti and CEO Jim Ellis, appointed by Energy Minister Ken Hughes. (wikipedia.org)
  • AER also "considers some 36 800 applications for energy development every year. (wikipedia.org)
  • In December 2012, the Responsible Energy Development Act passed in the Alberta Legislature. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alberta Energy Regulator is mandated under the Act, to direct and oversee "the orderly transition from the Energy Resources Conservation Act to the Responsible Energy Development Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under this act, the newly formed Alberta Energy Regulator, will "bring together the regulatory functions from the Energy Resources Conservation Board and the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development into a one-stop shop. (wikipedia.org)
  • Responsible Energy Development Act gave the Alberta Energy Regulator "the authority to administer the Public Lands Act, the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act and the Water Act, with regards to energy development. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bush Administration has no shame when it comes to elevating energy development over all other uses of our public lands, but the Stone Cabin project takes the cake," said Stephen Bloch, staff attorney for SUWA. (nrdc.org)
  • It is intended to raise awareness of energy conservation and to promote the development and spread of energy-saving technologies. (daihatsu.com)
  • Natural ecosystems are being degraded such that the sustainability of clean water supplies, productive soils, and abundant natural resources that have supported so much human development may be compromised. (worldwildlife.org)
  • In thinking expansively and holistically about the issue, RTI has identified new opportunities for wildlife conservation and win-win solutions that cut across development sectors. (rti.org)
  • The BLM manages approximately 2.9 million acres of public lands within Pershing County for a wide range of uses, including mineral development, recreation, livestock grazing, and conservation. (doi.gov)
  • 7 No one is willing to hazard a guess about peak activity timing or magnitude because investments are driven by unpredictable factors such as world oil prices, future technological advances, government regulation, development of alternative energy sources, and world events such as terrorism and climate change. (nih.gov)
  • Each year on March 22, World Water Day attracts international attention to the conservation and development of freshwater resources. (cdc.gov)
  • Freshwater conservation efforts begin to take shape and expand in watersheds throughout the state. (nature.org)
  • Demand for freshwater and energy will continue to increase significantly over the coming decades. (cdc.gov)
  • The Bush administration's energy policies are running roughshod over the laws that protect America's treasured public lands and cultural resources," said NRDC senior attorney Sharon Buccino. (nrdc.org)
  • The Bush administration doesn't need to turn Nine Mile Canyon and other special places over to the oil and gas industry and put archeological treasures at risk to address America's energy needs," added Kevin Walker, Public Lands Chair for the Sierra Club's Utah Chapter. (nrdc.org)
  • America's Outdoor Recreation Act will make our public lands more accessible to all Americans by modernizing agency rules and processes and enhancing recreation infrastructure across the country," said Whit Fosburgh, president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. (trcp.org)
  • This grant will support the Resources Legacy Fund's Western Energy Project, which works with Western communities to protect ecologically significant national public lands by engaging in land-planning processes and public education campaigns. (hewlett.org)
  • Open access to information developed awareness, understanding and responsible behavior and allowed the Board and stakeholders to make informed decisions about energy and utility matters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conservation stakeholders during a consultative workshop on wildlife corridors prioritization held with support from USAID PROTECT. (rti.org)
  • To help building officials, designers, and builders in Maryland evaluate and attain compliance with the International Energy Conservation Code. (maryland.gov)
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, Section 6002 (RCRA, 42 U.S.C. s/s 321et seq. (nih.gov)
  • Think national parks and other nature preserves that have been the mainstay of conservation, ensuring that species have the essential habitat they need to survive. (worldwildlife.org)
  • The Administration notes that the process of identifying lands as potentially available for disposal through sale or exchange does not include the clearance of impediments to disposal or exchange, such as the presence of threatened and endangered species, cultural or historic resources, mining claims, oil and gas leases, rights-of-way, and grazing permits. (doi.gov)
  • The Canadian city of Laval in southwestern Quebec has recently gained a new wildlife interpretation center with an impressive, energy-efficient design. (inhabitat.com)
  • Designed by Montreal-based architecture firm Cardin Julien , the $11.5 million project provides a new community and educational resource for visitors to Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, an urban wildlife sanctuary that spans 26 hectares rich with recreational opportunities including kayaking, canoeing and island hiking. (inhabitat.com)
  • To achieve this, RTI approaches wildlife conservation from all directions. (rti.org)
  • Wildlife conservation is often perceived as being at odds with international development's traditional focus on macroeconomic growth, given conservation's focus on preserving biodiversity. (rti.org)
  • Through the USAID Promoting Tanzania's Environment, Conservation, and Tourism (PROTECT) project, RTI helped Chem Chem connect with the surrounding communities to understand their concerns and develop a plan that benefited wildlife and the communities at the same time. (rti.org)
  • Contrary to common belief, further infrastructure investment can actually help ease human-wildlife conflict and promote wildlife conservation. (rti.org)
  • Hunters and anglers thank leadership and members of both parties in the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee for moving this legislation forward. (trcp.org)
  • We're honored to be recognized as a solutions-oriented organization that sportsmen and sportswomen can trust to represent their needs with decision-makers who are debating the very policies that will decide the future of hunting and fishing," says Whit Fosburgh, president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership . (trcp.org)
  • Resources Legacy Fund is a nonprofit organization that partners with leaders in philanthropy, communities, government, science, and business to promote smart policies and secure equitable public funding for the environment, climate change resilience, and healthy communities. (hewlett.org)
  • We've worked hard this term to try and stop new mining on conservation land, to implement the speech from the throne commitment. (greens.org.nz)
  • It is the responsibility of the Director of Facilities Management to develop and maintain an Energy Management Plan, develop specific guidelines, and implement a program designed to achieve the efficient use of energy within the University of Denver, while ensuring a comfortable and pleasant learning atmosphere within each facility. (du.edu)
  • 5 5Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,McGill University,Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue,Canada. (nih.gov)
  • He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Land Resource Sciences from Montana State University. (nwf.org)
  • Solar sanitation is an inexpensive, innovative, and effective form of human waste treatment that uses concentrated solar energy to treat waste so it can be safely discarded or potentially used for fertilizer or fuel. (cdc.gov)
  • Energy insecurity is an important contributor to chronic stress in low-income households, and isolating pathways to stress where there is potential for interventions is important for future policy and housing-based strategies. (nih.gov)
  • TNC joins a committee to help establish a Natural Resource & Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund for Iowa. (nature.org)
  • TNC joins Iowa's Water and Land Legacy (IWiLL) to help establish funding for the Natural Resources & Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. (nature.org)
  • Hy-Vee's commitment to protect ocean resources is an integral part of our sustainability mission to do business in a manner that promotes the well-being of our customers, employees, communities, and the global environment. (hy-vee.com)
  • The effects of climate change will impact the health of the West's watersheds, which provide critical habitat and water resources for communities. (westernresourceadvocates.org)
  • We talk with issue experts, legislators, researchers, organizers, conservation advocates, and more about what we can do to help protect the West's land, air, and water - and, yes, to fight the climate crisis and hold global heating to within 2 degrees Celsius. (westernresourceadvocates.org)
  • Climate-responsive energy and resource conservation are deeply integrated into the design. (smithgroupjjr.com)
  • Rather, the program is to provide financial incentives, such as grants, loans, and loan guarantees for specified types of projects that meet specified criteria, including furtherance of a number of air quality and other environmental and energy goals. (ca.gov)
  • With the Energy Star label from the US Environmental Protection Agency, homeowners can be assured that their home is truly energy-efficient. (utahenergy.org)
  • Visit the NYC Department of Environmental Protection online for additional tips and resources. (nyc.gov)
  • In promoting sportsman conservation, Andrew helped spearhead environmental coalitions that led to the protection of the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, the Columbine Hondo Wilderness, and the Valles Caldera National Park Preserve. (nwf.org)
  • EPA Regions I and II, FWS, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York and Connecticut Sea Grant programs, Interstate Environmental Commission, and the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission review proposals and provide technical assistance to applicants and recipients. (longislandsoundstudy.net)
  • This third-party energy rating also enables buyers to qualify for an Energy Efficient Mortgage. (utahenergy.org)
  • In light of the importance of effectively utilizing resources and energy in Japan and taking action concerning the issue of global warming, this prize recognizes outstanding contributions to reductions in greenhouse gases emission such as carbon dioxide. (daihatsu.com)
  • The Nine Mile Canyon area, in addition to its abundant cultural resources, provides crucial elk and deer winter habitat, as well as critical habitat for the federally protected Mexican spotted owl. (nrdc.org)
  • Alberta's first energy regulatory body was created in 1938. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 17 June 2013, all regulatory functions previously carried out by the Energy Resources Conservation Board were taken over by the Alberta Energy Regulator. (wikipedia.org)
  • A resource for kids, parents, and teachers to find fun and educational materials related to health, science, and the environment we live in today. (nih.gov)
  • During periods of intense electrical usage, such as on hot, humid days, it is important to conserve as much energy as possible to avoid power disruptions. (nyc.gov)
  • The act created two new programs-the ARFVT Program, to be administered by the Energy Commission, and the Air Quality Improvement Program, to be administered by the Air Resources Board (ARB). (ca.gov)
  • In addition, the act requires ARB to develop guidelines to ensure that activities that receive awards from the Energy Commission pursuant to the ARFVT Program (1) complement efforts to achieve federal and state air quality goals, and (2) maintain or improve upon emissions reductions and air quality benefits included in specified standards and regulations. (ca.gov)
  • Encouraging energy conservation and the use of renewable power sources have long been a part of the mission of the RUS Electric Program. (usda.gov)
  • Through our unique membership with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), we are the oldest home energy rating program in Utah. (utahenergy.org)
  • We are members of the EPA ENERGY STAR Homes program and the Home Builder Association (HBA) - Both locally and nationally. (utahenergy.org)
  • Federal users (e.g., the Departments of Energy and Defense, NASA, and the National Institutes of Health, among others), which primarily use helium for research and operations, may access Federal helium at a discounted rate through the current helium "In-Kind" program managed by the BLM. (doi.gov)
  • With grantee match of $33 million, the program generated $50 million for locally based conservation. (longislandsoundstudy.net)
  • Energy has different forms, and water is crucial to produce, transport, and use all forms of energy to some degree, and these activities have different impacts on water resources. (cdc.gov)
  • Water and energy have crucial impacts on poverty alleviation. (cdc.gov)
  • Like software, Conservation 1.0 and Conservation 2.0 are serving us well, but the challenges of the 21st century require some critical updates. (worldwildlife.org)
  • This increase will present big challenges and strain resources in nearly all regions, especially in developing and emerging economies. (cdc.gov)
  • Federal Energy Savings Performance Contracts: Frequently Asked Questions on the Scope of 42 U.S.C. § 8287 et seq. (energy.gov)
  • In Mozambique , conservation scientists are helping coastal communities create marine protected areas that serve as "fish banks," improving food security by protecting the most productive nursery habitats for fish. (worldwildlife.org)
  • Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources. (nih.gov)
  • A succession of agencies led to the new ERCB being established 1 January 2008, as a result of the realignment of the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) into the ERCB and the Alberta Utilities Commission. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is no doubt that energy is one of the most expensive household costs with an average family spending at least $2,000 per year on utilities. (utahenergy.org)
  • The need for energy conservation in US buildings, industry and the transportation sector, the effects of the amount and cost of energy supplies on energy conservation, and goals of a national energy policy are discussed. (psu.edu)
  • A veteran of conservation advocacy with extensive experience in both Wyoming and Washington, Craig has a proven track record of bringing together diverse coalitions and strengthening advocacy organizations to accomplish conservation goals. (nwf.org)
  • The BLM largely supports the conveyance and conservation goals of S. 3102 and would welcome the opportunity to work with Senators Heller and Reid and the Committee on important modifications to the bill. (doi.gov)
  • The main building is topped with a green roof as part of the project's water conservation strategy that includes rainwater recycling. (inhabitat.com)
  • It is clear that if New Zealanders want to protect precious conservation areas from being dug up by miners that they need to ensure there is a stronger Green voice in the next government. (greens.org.nz)
  • Information reported to the hotline in the past has helped to eliminate certain fraudulent activities and protect State resources. (maryland.gov)
  • Non-profits, state and local governments, educational institutions, and Indian Tribes in Connecticut and New York have until May 10 to apply for grants for Long Island Sound-related projects to improve water quality, restore and protect habitats, and educate the public about the health of the Sound and its living resources. (longislandsoundstudy.net)