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Last Coal-Fired Generating Plants Closing In UK & New York

CleanTechnica

Three large coal generating stations -- 2 in the UK and 1 in the US -- are closing soon as coal power continues to shrink around the world. Coal Fossil Fuels coal generating plants Natural gas New York SSE Thermal UK

Effect of COVID-19 on Environment

The Environmental Blog

As COVID-19 i.e. corona virus comes in the world it shows positive and negative both impacts. Positive or good impact on environment and negative or adverse impact on human being.

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This is exactly the time to be talking about climate change

GreenBiz

If we have the chance to start anew, why would we want to rescue and lock in unsustainable systems and industries for another generation or more? Climate Change Activism COVID-19 Marketing & Communication Two Steps Forward

Pop-up prefab hospitals proposed as healthcare centers during pandemics

Inhabitat - Innovation

Moved by the stories of COVID-19 patients and medical professionals, Studio Protoype designed a pop-up hospital made for quick assembly

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CleanTech Alliance Member Boeing Named 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for 10th Year

CleanTech Alliance

Boeing has received an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for Sustained Excellence in recognition of the company’s successful energy conservation practices. It is the 10th consecutive year Boeing has received the award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). “I

2020 Fiat 500e — All-New & Electric Only (Gallery)

CleanTechnica

Earlier this month, Fiat unveiled its first new car that was designed -- from the outset -- to be a purely electric offering. Meet the all-new 2020 Fiat 500e that was supposed to debut at the Corona-cancelled Geneva show.

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Top Green Features Home Buyers Want in 2020

U.S. Green Technology

Research over the last five years or so has shown an increasing consumer demand for green features in homes.

Is almond milk bad for the environment?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Almonds are a nutritious and satisfying food source, and almond milk is a top dairy alternative. But is our obsession with almond milk hurting our planet

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Green Jobs are on the Rise

CleanTech Alliance

How many ‘green jobs’ are there in Seattle? In Washington, Oregon, and California? In the US? In the world?

Elon Musk & Tesla Offer Ventilators To Any Hospital In Urgent Need, & Deliver Ventilators To NYC

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk says he has ventilators available and will give them away free to those who need them most desperately. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Health coronavirus COVID-19 Elon Musk Medtronnic New York new york city Tesla ventilators

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Dirty air, tailpipes and COVID-19

GreenBiz

Air pollution impacts how the human body can fight infections and viruses. Coronavirus mortality rates could become another galvanizing force for cleaning up the air and simultaneously lowering carbon emissions.

Why We Need to Develop New Battery Technology

U.S. Green Technology

You use batteries for everything. They’re in your phones, laptops, cars and everyday devices. They’ve been around for centuries, but with the push for sustainable living, many consumers and experts are hopping on the movement to develop improved battery technology.

Weathered-steel home near Palm Springs is the epitome of desert chic

Inhabitat - Innovation

Los Angeles-based EYRC Architects has tucked an undeniably chic home into a remote corner of the Californian desert

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How Much Can You Save With Solar Panels? A Helpful Guide

The Environmental Blog

Rear View Of Couple Standing In Front Of Their House. Many people around the world are having solar panels installed in their homes. For many, the core reason behind this choice the positive effects on the environment. However, there is also a financial benefit of having these panels installed.

James Dyson Designed All New Ventilator In 10 Days, Plans To Make 15,000

CleanTechnica

James Dyson says his company will start producing ventilators in a matter of weeks. In the US, officials are studying a number of proposals and expect to make some sort of decision very, very soon. Health coronacirus COVID-19 General Motors Tesla The Dyson Institute ventilators

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A business model canvas for the 21st century

GreenBiz

Traditional strategy constructs don't capture the interconnectedness and complexities of the living ecosystems that companies are inherently entangled in today. Here are suggestions for an update. Corporate Strategy Corporate Strategy Leadership

Vodka From Thin Air: An Unusual Climate Prize Hits a Coronavirus Snag

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Christopher Flavelle, New York Times, March 30, 2020 In 2017, Stafford Sheehan handed a friend an unusual bottle of booze. He had made it himself — but not the usual way. A chemical physicist, Dr. Sheehan had invented a process to make alcohol from carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas associated with climate change, not […]. Industry News

Whimsical timber home in England is inspired by oast houses

Inhabitat - Innovation

The architects found inspiration in traditional oast houses used for drying hops

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Glass Door in 2020 Interior Design Trends

The Environmental Blog

Have you noticed that glass doors become the most common material in contemporary designs? More commercial buildings use glass as the main designing element. Nowadays, the number of wooden doors has decreased but the number of doors that are made of glass has significantly increased.

Air Pollution Plummets As China, Europe, New York Go On COVID-19 Lockdown

CleanTechnica

The European Environmental Agency (EEA) has confirmed NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) data that shows a rapid, dramatic reduction in air pollution over those areas most affected by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Sustaining sustainability: Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic

GreenBiz

The current crisis shows in unequivocal terms that frontline and shop-floor employees surviving hand to mouth will be disproportionately affected when the climate crisis hits. Climate Change Corporate Strategy COVID-19

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin-March 31

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, March 31, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and […].

Contemporary Camp O communes with nature in the Catskills

Inhabitat - Innovation

Humble natural materials and modern sensibilities combine in Camp O, a light-filled house-studio nestled in the middle of the Catskills’ preserve.

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Does Climate Change Still Matter in a Pandemic?

GreenTechMedia

Climate change didn’t stop while the world turned its attention to combating the coronavirus. On this week's episode of Political Climate we discuss: will leaders seize the moment to tackle more than one crisis?

COVID-19 Louisiana: 2 People Per Ventilator

CleanTechnica

Louisiana still needs ventilators, and even though the federal government is sending us 150 of them, it is still not enough. To be honest, I am outraged. I really want to go on a cursing spree and tell you all how I really feel, but I'll keep it polite and professional. Anger isn't going to help.

Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change

GreenBiz

Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives. Finance & Investing Risk

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SnoPUD Earns ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence

CleanTech Alliance

Source: SnoPUD, March 31, 2020 EVERETT, Wash. Snohomish County PUD was recently honored with a 2020 ENERGY STAR Award for Excellence for its promotion efforts in expanding energy-efficiency outreach to hard-to-reach customers and delivering 65,000 ENERGY STAR-certified products to nearly 20,000 households. This award is an honor and a reflection of the hard work […]. Industry News Member News

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Sustainability for York National Railway Museum Central Hall

Inhabitat - Innovation

London-based architecture practice Feilden Fowles has won an international design competition to create the new Central Hall for the National Railway Museum in York, England.

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‘No One Is Being Spared.’ Coronavirus Shutdowns Sap Demand for Residential Solar

GreenTechMedia

Large-scale solar and wind projects face possible coronavirus-related delays, but perhaps no part of the U.S. renewables industry has felt the outbreak's sting more quickly than home solar developers and installers.

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Louisiana Is In Horror, Lack Of Medical Supplies Dire — Plea For Help

CleanTechnica

As I am sure you know, Louisiana is a massive hotspot for the coronavirus. Currently, New Orleans is experiencing one of the highest per-capita rates of COVID-19 infections in the country.

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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet

GreenBiz

The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps. Agriculture Carbon Removal Regenerative Agriculture Soil Deforestation

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Opportunity: Clean Energy Transition Institute Program Manager

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Clean Energy Transition Institute, March 30, 2020 About this Position As part of the team charting a path to deep decarbonization, the Program Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the Institute’s projects are carefully planned and completed on time and within budget. Initial projects include managing the Washington state contract to provide technical […]. Opportunities

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EPA suspends environmental law enforcement

Inhabitat - Innovation

Businesses will not face any repercussions for polluting American air, land or water, as long as they can claim their practices are related to COVID-19

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Solar Panel Landfill Deemed Safe as Recycling Options Grow

GreenTechMedia

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is to release research showing solar panels could be landfilled safely amid growing concern over the disposal of renewable energy components. Solar panels have a range of recycling options but none are perfect.