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Whoosh! Wind Power Wins, Pipelines Implode In Fossil Fuel Week From Hell

CleanTechnica

New wind power project sails ahead while fossil fuel stakeholders come to grips with record breaking heat and a fresh round of COVID-19 lockdowns.

The Benefits of Organic Mattresses

U.S. Green Technology

Organic chicken is raised without antibiotics and typically not fed GMO corn. Organic apples are raised without toxic pesticides, and they are rarely covered with chemicals to preserve them during transport. And the materials used in your mattress can be organic, too.

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Amazon to buy bio jet fuel to lower air cargo emissions

GreenBiz

Amazon to buy bio jet fuel to lower air cargo emissions. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:00. Amazon's plans to decarbonize its shipping supply chain isn't just focused on electrifying its delivery vans.

How to Reduce Food Waste at Home?

The Environmental Blog

The amount of food that gets wasted or spoiled daily is enough to feed 20% of the world population say, experts. Food wastage is not only a problem of undeveloped countries, the United States and the UK also struggle with food wastage. There is a difference between food spoilage and wastage.

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Feeding The Planet Isn’t Science Fiction - It’s Cultivated Meat

Jim Conca

Combine animal stem cells with nutrients, salts, pH buffers, and growth factor in science-fiction-like vats and you get actual meat without growing the whole animal. It’s called cultivated meat production and will probably meet the world’s meat requirements in a decade or so.

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France’s Recent Order Liberalizing Retrofits Of Old ICE Vehicles Supercharges Phoenix Mobility’s Ambitions For Mass EV Conversions

CleanTechnica

We just love hearing about EV conversions. This is an industry that promises to play a major role in accelerating the transition to electromobility.

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It will take personal sustainability to meet the global challenges we face

GreenBiz

It will take personal sustainability to meet the global challenges we face. Chris Gaither. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 02:15. Earth Day, when we remember the planet’s fragility and resilience, was when I finally understood that I had nothing left to give. It was April 2017.

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Essential Cleaning Services for Retirement Communities

The Environmental Blog

Retirement communities have become quite popular for older individuals to reside in who need additional care that their family members are unable to provide.

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Victory at Standing Rock as Dakota Access pipeline shut down

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe won a reprieve after the Monday decision by a U.S. District Court judge to suspend the Dakota Access pipeline pending further environmental review. The highly controversial pipeline has operated for three years

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Volkswagen’s Top Software Guy Is Dropped

CleanTechnica

It is no secret that Volkswagen Group has been struggling with what is truly an enormous challenge. Now rumor is that the company is dropping its head honcho on software and is replacing him with.

What role does ESG play in the 'new normal'?

GreenBiz

What role does ESG play in the 'new normal'? Janine Guillot. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:25. Facing existential crisis, it’s only natural that our perspective will change — for better and for worse.

Are Smart Homes the Key to Saving the World?

U.S. Green Technology

Smart technology has changed the way people go about their daily lives. These devices provide convenience and luxury for mobile devices and residences. However, smart homes are now delivering a new benefit — a positive environmental impact.

Recommended Steps for HOAs to Collect Delinquent Fees from Residents

The Environmental Blog

There has been a great deal of misunderstanding about HOAs and what residents are required to pay for their HOA dues. This is particularly true for foreign buyers who may not understand that HOA dues in communities that have HOAs are not optional.

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Top 5 sustainable products from IKEA to add to your home

Inhabitat - Innovation

Check out fan-favorite items at IKEA that are sustainable to boot

Audi Snubs EVs, Says Will Continue To “Massively” Invest In Combustion Engines

CleanTechnica

In what seems to be an obvious snub toward electric vehicles, Audi's new CEO, Markus Duesmann, said the company will continue to "massively" invest in combustion engines.

BofA, Goldman, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo launch center for climate-aligned finance

GreenBiz

BofA, Goldman, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo launch center for climate-aligned finance. Jesse Klein. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 00:01. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is banking on banks to get us over the carbon-neutral finish line by 2050. .

Green Jobs: How to Draft the Perfect Green Resume

U.S. Green Technology

How exactly can you create a winning resume for today’s most competitive green jobs? Here are three tips for developing a resume that will get you that coveted interview every time. The post Green Jobs: How to Draft the Perfect Green Resume appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

‘Enormous Step’ for Energy Storage as Court Upholds FERC Order 841, Opening Wholesale Markets

GreenTechMedia

In a victory for the energy storage industry, a federal appeals court has upheld Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 841 , clearing the way for transmission grid operators across the country to open their markets to energy storage, including aggregated batteries connected at the distribution grid or behind customers’ meters.

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How to support environmental justice

Inhabitat - Innovation

When climate change doesn't seem to affect you directly, it can be easy to overlook. This is where environmental justice comes in

Head To Head: Nikola’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks vs. The Tesla Semi

CleanTechnica

Nikola Motor burst onto the scenes in a big way last year at Nikola World 2019, and we were there to take it all in. They showed off the new Class 8 Nikola Tre aimed at Europe and a full lineup of fully electric power sport vehicles, including the WAV personal watercraft.

Behind New Jersey's ambitions for clean energy equity and offshore wind

GreenBiz

Behind New Jersey's ambitions for clean energy equity and offshore wind. Sarah Golden. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:00. If you want to know what state-level clean energy leadership looks like, look no further than New Jersey. .

Member Profile #4- Leif Elgethun, Retrolux

CleanTech Alliance

CleanTech Alliance member Leif Elgethun shares how his company Retrolux is adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Germany’s Fallen ‘Solar Valley’ Sees New Life as Meyer Burger Buys Former SolarWorld Factory

GreenTechMedia

Once bustling with PV research and manufacturing, Germany's "Solar Valley" fell quiet in recent years as China gained control of the global PV manufacturing sector. But the fabled valley may soon spring back to life.

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Modular, affordable housing project opens in Portland

Inhabitat - Innovation

Argyle Gardens, a newly-opened modular co-housing development, is providing affordable housing for people who formerly experienced homelessness and are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Portland, Oregon

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Portugal EV Market Share = 12%

CleanTechnica

Portugal is a somewhat surprising bright spot in the electric vehicle market. It has one of the highest EV market shares (share of its overall auto market) in the world, yet is not a very wealthy nation like Norway of the Netherlands. And it's EV market share hasn't popped all of a sudden.

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation

GreenBiz

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:30.

CEBN Weekly Bulletin- July 9

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Clean Energy Business Network, July 9, 2020 The CEBN is pleased to announce the third episode of Powering Forward, State of play: A clean energy powered recovery. We are also hiring a new Program Associate! Apply here.

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Investors Still Betting on Next Big Energy Storage Technology: Solid-State Batteries

GreenTechMedia

The U.S. may have fallen behind Asia and Europe in battery manufacturing, but a number of well-funded companies are looking to get the country back in the game with a technology that could supersede today’s lithium-ion chemistries.

12 things you should never compost

Inhabitat - Innovation

Learn the do's and don'ts of composting at home

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India’s Largest Building Integrated Vertical Solar System & The Road Ahead

CleanTechnica

In 2019, U-Solar Clean Energy Solutions Pvt. installed India’s largest building integrated vertical solar PV system at a data center in Mumbai.

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GRI and SASB are collaborating. Is that good news for companies?

GreenBiz

GRI and SASB are collaborating. Is that good news for companies? Joel Makower. Sun, 07/12/2020 - 17:56.

What post-Covid communities could look like, if enough of us want it

Low Impact

Here’s a little story for anyone who’s noticed that things aren’t going too well in our communities. Small businesses are going under, unemployment is on the rise and money’s becoming scarce.

Sunrun To Acquire Vivint Solar for $3.2B In All-Stock Deal

GreenTechMedia

California-based solar installer Sunrun plans to acquire competitor Vivint Solar for $3.2 billion, the companies announced Monday night. The price rivals that of other high-profile clean energy acquisitions; Tesla bought SolarCity for $2.6 billion in 2016, while Google acquired Nest for $3.2

Prefab apartment proposal wants to make city living more sustainable

Inhabitat - Innovation

BARBIZON’s timber construction would be integrated with shared green spaces to encourage neighborly relations and to offset the urban heat island effect

Ex-Ford CEO Called It On Tesla [TSLA]: “I Think The Stock Is Heading Higher”

CleanTechnica

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields recently shared what he thought of Tesla's growth on CNBC.

20 must-read books about food systems

GreenBiz

20 must-read books about food systems. Danielle Nierenberg. Fri, 07/10/2020 - 00:50. With record high unemployment , a reeling global economy and concerns of food shortages , the world as we know it is changing.

Poll: British Columbians want climate and clean energy at the centre of B.C.’s recovery plan

Clean Energy Canada

Most British Columbians see the province’s post-COVID economic recovery as an opportunity to increase the B.C. government’s climate efforts through investments in clean energy and technology—and believe doing so would likely be to our economic benefit.