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Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Auto In Netherlands & Norway In 2019

CleanTechnica

In Norway and the Netherlands, the Model 3 was the #1 best selling automobile of any kind in any class in 2019. And it wasn't even close.

Architect makes playful puzzle pavilion for Design Week Mexico

Inhabitat - Innovation

At the eleventh Design Week Mexico, Mexican architect Gerardo Broissin has created the Egaligilo Pavilion, an eye-catching structure made with large jigsaw puzzle-shaped concrete pieces.

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BlackRock Sends Huge Warning Shot at Companies Ignoring Climate Risk

GreenTechMedia

In a move that will resound across the world of energy investing, BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, this week warned of a “fundamental reshaping of finance” as the impacts of climate change become better understood.

This year’s resolution: Fix the broken plastic material system

GreenBiz

The momentum to stop plastic pollution continues to grow, so how do we channel it into real systems change? Circular Economy Plastic Waste Recycling Waste

Meet CleanTech Alliance Board Member Angela Becker-Dippmann, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

CleanTech Alliance

Angela Becker-Dippmann became a CleanTech Alliance Board Member in 2020. She rejoined PNNL in April 2019 as a Strategic Advisor in PNNL’s Energy and Environment Directorate.

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Cool retro boats restored with electric motors

Inhabitat - Innovation

For those planning a summer day on the waterways of Lake Michigan, there's a new ecological option that will help you spend the day boating in sustainable style.

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Is 2020 the year of the electric car?

The Environmental Blog

According the Guardian, 2020 is set to be the year that the electric car, or EV as they’re more commonly known, takes over the European car market.At

How 2019 laid the groundwork for change in the chemical industry

GreenBiz

There's a movement to regulate toxics such as Chlorpyrifos and PFAS. Advanced Materials Chemicals & Toxics Policy & Politics EPA

Making Industrial Facilities Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

Consumers have numerous ways to practice sustainable lifestyles. They can participate in community recycling programs, grow food in backyard gardens and shop at thrift stores rather than buying new clothes to refresh their wardrobes.

Couple turns old van into home-on-wheels for just $1K

Inhabitat - Innovation

IKEA offers an almost infinite amount of space solutions for any type of abode, but for one couple looking to convert an old van into a home on wheels, IKEA products were their saving grace.

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That NHTSA Tesla “Sudden Unintended Acceleration” Petition? Created By A TSLA Short Seller Who Doesn’t Own A Tesla

CleanTechnica

First of all, I'll say that I think we f ed up by publishing an article on this topic that lacked important context and included misleading framing.

What will the city of the future look like?

The Environmental Blog

Flying cars, companion robots, cell phones embedded in the palm of your hand, McDonald’s home delivery … we all once wondered what the city ??of of the future would look like.

Why climate-saving investments in cold chain technologies are hot

GreenBiz

As demand for safe food and vaccines explodes in emerging economies, growth in the market for environmentally safe refrigeration technologies is reaching the boiling point. cold chain Energy & Climate Food Systems refrigeration

5 Tips to Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

Here are our top five easy ways to make your home more environmentally friendly We’re all aware of how serious climate change is, so if you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint and help do your bit for the environment, your first port of call should be to get your home in order. While you.

Ramboll helps Lombok locals build earthquake-resistant bamboo housing

Inhabitat - Innovation

Back in 2018 when Lombok was struck by several earthquakes, some of which measured up to magnitude 7, local communities around the seismic region were greatly affected by loss. After the series of earthquakes settled, there were over 500 dead, 129,000 homes damages and 445,000 people homeless

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Making The Decision To Buy A Tesla: “It Was Very Scary To Me”

CleanTechnica

Why 2020 is the turning point for electric cars. Autonomous Vehicles Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Tesla Tesla autopilot Tesla Model X

Wildlife Conservation: What You Can Do to Help

The Environmental Blog

If you think that there is nothing that you can do in order to help preserve the world’s beautiful wildlife, think again. You don’t have to be a hands-on conservationist to make a difference! Here is some great advice on everything that you, as an individual, can do to help.

Climate change has led to more temperature inversions and the rise of 'super pollution events'

GreenBiz

This is why the air was unsafe to breathe and reeked of "hospital waste" in a Pennsylvania community in late December. Pollution Prevention

The State Of Nukes In Iran And North Korea: Insights From Former Director Of Nuclear Nonproliferation Sharon Squassoni

Jim Conca

I had the good fortune to talk with Professor Sharon Squassoni, in the Elliott School of International Affairs, on what she thought about the latest actions surrounding Iran, how that fits into the geopolitical history of the region and what the future might hold, especially for nuclear

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Airstream unveils new 2020 camper with smart technology

Inhabitat - Innovation

Airstream is a long-standing American legend beloved by many roaming road warriors, but now the iconic campers have been given a sleek modern makeover

Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales*

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model.

IEA: Energy Transition Possible, But More Expensive, Without Oil & Gas Buy-In

GreenTechMedia

The energy transition will be cheaper and faster with the full support of the oil and gas sector, but national oil companies, in particular, are falling behind, the IEA warned in a report compiled with the World Economic Forum and presented at Davos 2020.

How the Textile Exchange's new index aims to make a material difference

GreenBiz

A new tool, released today, aims to push apparel and home furnishings companies further toward sustainability, and ramps up efforts by the textile and fashion industries to align material choices with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Democrats’ Green New Deal Becomes The CLEAN Future Act

Jim Conca

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a climate plan to achieve net-zero GHG pollution by 2050. The CLEAN Future Act is a comprehensive proposal to address the climate crisis that doesn’t stipulate which energy sources or strategies qualify so isn’t pushing a renewables-only mix

The low-impact Bridge House hovers over a stream in Los Angeles

Inhabitat - Innovation

Starting with the foundation, the bridge design suspends a large portion of the structure, minimizing the impact on the landscape

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Tesla Model 3 = 7th Best Selling Car In USA*

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 ended up being the 7th best selling car in the United States in the 4th quarter of 2019 and the 9th best selling car across the whole year*.

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Jim Brunner, Seattle Times, Jan 16 2020 The Washington State Supreme Court has invalidated key portions of a rule imposed by the administration of Gov. Jay Inslee capping greenhouse-gas emissions by fuel distributors, natural-gas companies and other industries. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the court upheld a 2017 lower-court decision that the state Department of Ecology […]. Industry News Public Policy

How Thai Union rapidly pivoted to a greener business strategy

GreenBiz

The Thai canned fish giant is moving beyond past criticism to lead the seafood industry towards a more planet-friendly future. Food & Agriculture Food Systems Shipping Shipping & Logistics Supply chain United Nations

A Brief 100-Year History Of Iran-West Relationships

Jim Conca

History is amazing and fascinating. Unfortunately, Americans have lost interest in the subject. Most think the present hostilities with Iran stem from the 1979 overthrow of the Shah of Iran and the United States hostage crisis that followed. But the issues go back much further than that

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Anheuser-Busch InBev’s South African Breweries Goes Electric With The Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter

CleanTechnica

South African Breweries (SAB), part of the ABInBev family, launched its first electric commercial vehicle at its Chamdor Brewery in Krugersdorp on the 16th of January. Many thanks to Hideki Machida, who attended the launch event and shared some lovely pictures of SAB’s new eCanter with CleanTechnica.

Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Brad Smith, Microsoft, Jan 16, 2020 he scientific consensus is clear. The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree centigrade. If we don’t curb emissions, and […]. Industry News Public Policy

Trying to measure circularity? Here are some tools to consider

GreenBiz

The development of specific and actionable metrics at the systems, business and product levels will be a key accelerator for scale. Circular Economy Corporate Strategy In the Loop

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Trump Administration Lowers Import Tariffs on Chinese Batteries

GreenTechMedia

The White House halved import tariffs on batteries manufactured in China as part of the larger trade deal signed this week. The tariff on batteries, just part of $300 billion in Chinese goods targeted by the White House last year, will fall from 15 percent to 7.5 percent , effective February 14.

Passive solar community in Brazil combines social justice and sustainability

Inhabitat - Innovation

To empower a marginalized community in Brazil’s Maranhão state, São Paulo-based architecture firm Estudio Flume has completed Castanha de Caju, a new headquarters for a women’s agricultural cooperative that doubles as a a welcoming community hub