2021

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How to Make Your Smart Home Eco-Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

Technological advancements are influencing the residential sector. As our home systems and appliances become smarter, we may notice changes in our energy consumption patterns. As a result, engineers are developing smart devices to increase a building’s power efficiency.

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The Impact of Excessive Heat on the Power Grid

CleanTech Alliance

In June 2021, the Pacific Northwest suffered the worst heat wave in recorded history. Since record keeping began in 1894, only three days have ever recorded a temperature of over 100° F, but June 2021 had three consecutive days of temperatures over 100° F.

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How to Reduce Your Business Waste In 2021: Top Tips

The Environmental Blog

If you want to make your business more sustainable in 2021 and bounce back from the current economic crisis, reducing your business waste is a great place to start.

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5 Tips for Buying an Electric Vehicle for First-Time Buyers

U.S. Green Technology

Electric vehicles are getting quite a lot of traction these last couple of years. And we have to admit now when the technology finally became affordable for an average consumer, the whole idea is too good to pass. But, do you even approach these vehicles?

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

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The Benefits of Green Manufacturing

The Environmental Blog

This decade has birthed various trends and some of these trends transformed into a movement without people’s support. Sustainability started as a trend too, but its critical need has made it an influencing factor that touches human lives all over the globe.

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The sectors where green jobs are growing in demand

GreenBiz

LinkedIn is seeing green jobs span a wide range of industries, from obvious ones such as renewables to more unexpected ones such as finance, fashion technologies and transport

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10 Reasons To Make The Switch To Green Cleaning

The Environmental Blog

Many of us care about the environment – some of us even go beyond the extra mile and take the effort to donate towards conservation groups and make important lifestyle changes to help clean up the planet. However, what if the problem is closer to home than we think?

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With climate concern at all-time high, consumers want action more than promises

GreenBiz

There is almost universal agreement globally that society should respond to climate change with the same urgency as it has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic

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How to Open Your Small Business to Eco-Friendly Ideas

U.S. Green Technology

The concept of green business opens up a vast source of ideas and inspiration which can be combined to unbelievable benefits. Apart from providing financial means, it’s a strong foothold against environmental pollution, carbon emissions and other plagues of the modern society.

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Irrational Nuclear Fear Puts Sweden In Danger Of Succumbing To Stupidity

Jim Conca

With 78% of the population supporting nuclear power, Sweden’s plan to prematurely shut down its entire nuclear fleet is bizarre, especially since it will add over 2 billion tons of CO2 emissions, cause the loss of $120 billion in taxes and undermine their grid reliability when it's really cold.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

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Save on Your Energy Bill with These Fun Household Activities

The Environmental Blog

Saving money isn’t always fun. Being environmentally responsible can sometimes feel more like a chore than a privilege. Try walking around with a handful of messy food you are trying to eat while juggling a purse, shopping bags, and a plastic bottle of water.

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2022 CleanTech Advocacy Day- January 31

CleanTech Alliance

Save the date for our annual advocacy day on Monday, January 31 from 1:00-4:30pm PST. Our advocacy day will be virtual again this year, but we hope to return to Olympia in 2023. Public Policy

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Eco-Business and Community Ethics

The Environmental Blog

As we already know that during the past few decades, technology has fundamentally changed our lives and some of them have sparked intense debates about the future of these technologies by policymakers.

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How to Be More Sustainable in the Kitchen

The Environmental Blog

The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in a house, and its activities can match a manufacturing process. In such a progression of activities, it is difficult to avoid waste. However, it is possible to devise ways of handling waste in the kitchen to promote a healthy environment.

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Is It Possible To Prevent Global Warming?

The Environmental Blog

Humanity has greatly affected the environment since ancient times and continues to do so. Have you ever thought about how I can prevent the effects of global warming, which we feel the effect of today ? So let’s take a look together. What is Global Warming?

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Four Ways You Can Become More Environmentally Friendly in 2021

The Environmental Blog

One of the best developments that have come out of the past few decades is that people are becoming a lot more environmentally friendly. Many of us are becoming more eco-conscious about the different decisions we make allowing us to become friendlier towards the environment.

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Water Infrastructure: Snake River Dam Removal Panel

CleanTech Alliance

Join us may 6 for an informative discussion on the future of the Snake River. Alliance News

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The Future of Transportation is Green: A Pollution-Free World

The Environmental Blog

Nowadays, there seems to be no distance we cannot cover. We have cars to take us from towns to nearby cities. Ships to transport heavy cargo across oceans. We also have airplanes to take us from one country to another. We even have rockets to reach into the heavenly bodies surrounding our planet.

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The world's cities aren't adapting to climate change quickly enough

GreenBiz

From Lagos to London, cities need to be reshaped

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David Logsdon, Seattle City Light

CleanTech Alliance

David Logsdon is Seattle City Light’s Director of Electrification and Strategic Technology.

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NuScale Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Moves Another Step Forward

Jim Conca

The small modular nuclear reactor designed by NuScale has received an order to prepare for a combined construction and operating license application to build their SMR as part of the Carbon Free Power Project of Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS).

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Is wood the new concrete?

GreenBiz

Companies looking for ways to reduce carbon emissions are turning to mass timber as a climate and building solution

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This year, I changed my mind about nuclear, hydro power and vegan food

GreenBiz

We should all have space for dynamic opinions, and be willing to talk about where and why new information reshapes our world views.

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How the water sector's digital transformation will help achieve SDG 6

GreenBiz

The water sector is now in the early but accelerating stages of learning the value of adopting digital technologies to solve water scarcity and quality issues

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5 things you should know about green hydrogen

GreenBiz

Plug Power has a message for companies building out clean fleet strategies: Don’t ignore green hydrogen, a fuel that doesn’t emit any carbon dioxide when it's used to power fuel cells

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Want to fix the climate? Fix the economy

GreenBiz

As COP26 concludes, there’s a unique window to shape our future climate

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How ‘digital twins’ can model future effects of climate change

GreenBiz

Some projections call for the overall market to reach about $63.5 billion in 2027, compared with a relatively modest $3.1 billion for 2020

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Why the U.S. needs to get on track with high-speed rail

GreenBiz

The possibilities for high-speed rail innovation are many, and once the lasting infrastructure is built, the benefits to communities are long-lasting

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Little Things You Can Do To Live More Sustainably

The Environmental Blog

With the environment in a bit of a crisis right now, it’s essential that we all do our bit to try and help the planet. By living more sustainably , we can hopefully stop the situation from getting out of control before it’s too late.

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Why repair is the first step to tackling smartphone e-waste

GreenBiz

As smartphone sales have skyrocketed, so has the device’s contribution to waste streams and carbon emissions

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This startup helps companies price carbon

GreenBiz

Sinai Technologies, which just raised $10 million in seed funding, is a part of a wave of software startups focused on carbon accounting

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What Would Nuclear Batteries Do For Us?

Jim Conca

Centralized power systems are inefficient and cumbersome in our new technological future. Like the old telephone system that gave way to autonomous locally-controlled hand-held devices, nuclear batteries can make the same change for power to small, mobile, safe, clean, and affordable markets.

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The city as a living organism is circular by nature

GreenBiz

Urban metabolism is an approach that requires regarding cities as living organisms. There are practical reasons to adopt such a model, including the ability to derive a thorough understanding of an urban system’s dynamics and their redefinition in a circular and sustainable way

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Why Microsoft uses the term ‘net zero’ carefully

GreenBiz

The software giant, which famously pledged to pay back its carbon debt in January 2020, is reminding other corporations that avoiding carbon and removing carbon are two very different things

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Turning the tide on seaweed aquaculture

GreenBiz

For businesses, particularly CPG companies hoping to generate multiple sustainability benefits from their investments, look no further than seaweed