Reducing Environmental Impact

Stealth Power Selected by FDNY Alongside Partner Microsoft

FDNY utilizes Stealth Power's idle reduction technology to reduce its ambulance fleet's environmental impact and operational costs. By: Devin Scott, Stealth Power CEO Two of the most talked-about topics for any organization, whether public or private, are sustainability and expenses. At Stealth Power, we look at them together. When you see the overall effects of [...]

2019-11-20T09:29:01-06:00November 14th, 2019|Coverage, Emissions, Reducing Environmental Impact|

U.S. Factories Are Polluting Less Thanks to Regulation

New research has found that environmental regulation may be the reason U.S. factories are polluting less. Source: Pixabay A new study published by London Sschool of Economics analyzes U.S. factories' pollution levels and whether environmental regulations have had a positive impact on manufacturers' environmental impact. The study takes into account data from 1990 to [...]

2019-03-15T16:47:21-06:00March 17th, 2019|Emissions, Reducing Environmental Impact|

Six Reasons Climate Change Might be a National Emergency

A recent Forbes article focuses on six reasons why climate change is not just important, but a national emergency. Weather and climate disasters (source: NOAA/NCEI) Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, a leading international expert in weather and climate, recently wrote a piece for Forbes that highlights some of the main reasons why climate change is real and must [...]

Companies Continue Polluting Despite Stricter Regulations

New research has found that when companies are faced with stricter environmental regulations at home, they pollute even more abroad. Source: Pixabay A newly published report by The Harvard Business Review (HBR) has found that harmful emissions in countries with stricter environmental regulations have decreased as those regulations have been implemented. This would be [...]

Utility Fleets’ Usage of Alternative Fuels Remains Low

Despite government policies encouraging alternative fuels, utility fleets' usage of alternative fuels remains low and stagnant. Source: Utilimarc Over the past few decades, there has been an increase in hybrid vehicles offerings and alternative fuel options. There has also been a push from the government towards the use of more environmentally-friendly vehicles and [...]

U.S. Carbon Emissions On the Rise

New research has found that after three years of decline, carbon emissions in the United States are on the rise again. Source: Rhodium Group Rhodium Group's research has found that U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rose sharply during 2018. Their analysis was based on preliminary power generation, natural gas, and oil consumption data [...]

Government Report Predicts Climate Change Will Lead to 10% Loss in U.S. GDP By End of Century

A U.S. Global Change Research Program report finds that U.S. could lose 10% of its GDP by the end of this century due to climate change. Photo by Thomas Hafeneth on Unsplash A new U.S. government report was published over Thanksgiving weekend. This federally mandated study created by the US Global Change Research Program focused [...]

2018-11-29T10:44:36-06:00November 29th, 2018|Environmental news, Reducing Environmental Impact|

Solar Power Becomes More Accessible

Solar energy companies have begun tapping into low- and middle-income communities. Source: Pixabay Thanks to an increased support from nonprofits and a drop in manufacturing costs, clean energy is becoming more available to everyone. A recent article by OZY highlights this increase in availability. The cost of solar panel manufacturing in 1975 was $101 per [...]

See How Climate Change Will Affect U.S. Cities by 2050

Climate change is going to increase every U.S. city's temperature by 2050. Source: Vox Vox's recent report on climate change predictions for 2050 focused specifically on U.S. cities. The report analyzed existing records of average summer high and winter low temperatures in 1,000 cities from 1865 to 2015. It then compared these averages [...]

2018-11-08T09:53:15-06:00November 8th, 2018|Environmental news, Reducing Environmental Impact|
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