How Renewable Energy Is Contributing to Energy Storage for Mines

U.S. Green Technology

Government backing additionally influences sustainable development, helping us meet carbon-neutral goals. President Biden signed the Paris Agreement on his first day in office, signifying the United States’ carbon emission reduction commitment.

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Farming Industry Exploring Energy Storage Solutions

U.S. Green Technology

The expansion of accessible, renewable energy aligns with President Biden’s climate change prevention goals. He established the Build Back Better plan upon entering office, setting an ambitious carbon neutrality objective.

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

The Environmental Blog

With this in mind, take a look at these four ways to reduce your company’s carbon footprint: 1. Before you can make meaningful changes, you need to know exactly what energy you’re using and what your carbon footprint is. Switch to Renewable Energy.

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A Carbon Hierarchy for (Net) Zero Carbon Construction

Fairsnape

This is Part 2 of Zero Carbon Series. See Part One Carbon That Was then This is Now. Construction projects are carbon-positive: Strict carbon planning and management is key. The largest reductions came from the use of high-mass and energy- intensive materials.

Value-added tax: a potential solution for carbon leakage

GreenBiz

This system would be burdensome and inefficient but it could make it feasible to practically address carbon leakage. Carbon Policy Carbon Pricing Emissions Reduction European Union Energy Efficiency

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A Big Step Towards Decarbonization - The Carbon XPRIZE

Jim Conca

NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, inspiring development of new CO? Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Science /science Business energyconversion technologies, chose two winners for their $20-million-dollar grand prize.

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Is Carbon-Neutral Possible for Airlines?

U.S. Green Technology

For aviation, reaching carbon neutrality to be sustainable is going to be harder than with other industries. Still, experts remain hopeful that carbon-neutral airlines will become the norm in the future. Carbon neutrality refers to maintaining a net-zero level of carbon emissions.

Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy

GreenBiz

Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy. . Marcius Extavour, the Executive Director of Prize Operations in Energy & Resources with Carbon XPRIZE, discusses how to create a circular economy that will also tackle climate change.

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Why Will High Carbon Emitting Buildings Be Worth Less Over Time

The Environmental Blog

Buildings that are energy efficient are now being rewarded with high energy grades and displayed publicly which is changing how tenants look at the value of the building. In New York City, the Climate Mobilization Act was designed to cut down carbon emissions dramatically.

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Green Living Guy

Many people have heard about their carbon footprint and would like to find ways to become more environmentally conscious. Your carbon. The post Reducing Your Carbon Footprint appeared first on Green Living Guy. Devastating wildfire seasons, super hurricanes and rising sea levels.

What is carbon insetting?

Mr. Sustainability

Carbon insetting is offsetting carbon inside the shipping sector, transferring emission savings from one vessel to another Summary - Reducing carbon emissions in the shipping sector can be hard and expensive. There is no compensation in trees, renewable energy or cookstoves.

6 lessons on zero-carbon energy systems from countries leading the way

GreenBiz

Built Environment Energy & Climate Policy & PoliticsFrom Brazil to Denmark and India to Turkey, nations around the world are strategizing to decarbonize.

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Carbon colloquium

Envirotec Magazine

Environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro has announced the programme for the virtual event “Delivering Net Zero Carbon in Wastewater Management”, scheduled to take place on 29 September 2020. United Utilities will present on the topic of quantifying carbon.

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What is carbon insetting?

Mr. Sustainability

Carbon insetting is offsetting carbon inside the shipping sector, transferring savings from one vessel to another Summary - Reducing carbon emissions in the shipping sector can be hard and expensive. There is no compensation in trees, renewable energy or cookstoves.

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential

GreenBiz

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential. Achieving this not only will require reducing existing emissions, but also removing carbon dioxide already in the air. Another proposed approach is large-scale seaweed cultivation , as seaweed captures carbon through photosynthesis.

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BP walks away from three U.S. trade groups over carbon pricing

GreenBiz

Carbon Policy Energy & Climate oil Policy & PoliticsFrom Apple to Unilever to Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, more big companies are partings ways with industry associations that support policies at odds with corporate sustainability goals.

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An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market

GreenBiz

An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market. And on July 21, Apple committed to become 100 percent carbon neutral across its entire business, supply chain and product life cycle by 2030. . For starters, geographies may vary for each carbon project developer.

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Microsoft's Elizabeth Willmott on the company's carbon neutrality commitment

GreenBiz

Microsoft has been committed to reaching carbon neutrality in its operations since 2012. Elizabeth Willmott manages the company's carbon program, which partners with other internal teams and external supply chain companies to expand how it is reducing its climate impacts. Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Corporate Social Responsibility decarbonization Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio VERGE Renewable Energy Procurement

Cutting Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

GreenTechMedia

That is significant because cement, the critical glue that holds concrete together, is so carbon intensive that if it were a country, it would rank fourth as a climate polluter. EC3 launched last year under the auspices of the Carbon Leadership Forum in Seattle.

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VERGE Accelerate: Carbon Pitch Session

GreenBiz

VERGE Accelerate: Carbon Pitch Session. Today’s session highlights five entrepreneurs building solutions related to carbon removal. Brandon Marques, VP of Strategy & Finance, Carbon Direct. Nicholas Eisenberger, Managing Partner, Pure Energy Partners.

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Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals

GreenBiz

Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals. The extent to which new CCU technologies become commercially successful is based on multiple factors, including proximity of the consuming entity to the source of the waste carbon. Carbon Removal. Carbon Capture.

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, July 27, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […].

FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

GreenBiz

FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040. Global logistics giant FedEx on Wednesday announced a goal to be carbon neutral by 2040. FedEx has committed $100 million to the new center, which will focus on biological and geological ways to capture and store carbon emissions.

The Long Duration Energy Storage Search – How Close are we to Low Costs and Zero Carbon?

CleanTech Group

As renewable energy continues to proliferate, a gap in the market is appearing for long duration energy storage demand that lithium-ion, coal-plants and. Energy Efficiency Energy Storage Industrial Energy Efficiency Long Duration Energy Storage

Vincent Callebaut envisions a carbon-neutral district for France

Inhabitat - Innovation

Archiborescence is a proposal to turn Lille, France into a sustainable, carbon-neutral district that produces more renewable energy than it consumes

We Just Have To Capture The Carbon Before It Enters The Atmosphere

Jim Conca

Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Business energyPNNL scientists are developing unique properties of a solvent known as EEMPA to capture CO2 from flue gas emitted by fossil fuels, but that allow it to sidestep the energetically expensive demands incurred by traditional solvents. They also have found a way to sequester the CO2 when they capture it.

Soil Mapping Technologies: Regenerative Agriculture, Soil Carbon Sequestration and Ecosystem Service Payments

CleanTech Group

A key takeaway from our work on Soil Carbon, a part of the Cleantech for Europe project we are developing alongside Breakthrough Energy, Agriculture & Food Carbon Offsets Cleantech Insights Regenerative Agriculture agriculture Agtech soil

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, July 20, 2021 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […].

Revamped Energy Efficiency Programs Are the Key to Deep Carbon Reductions

GreenTechMedia

governments at all levels are prioritizing climate action and setting intense carbon-reduction goals. The electric power industry is a long-standing partner in this push toward a clean energy future, as demonstrated by its significant CO2 emissions reductions. Energy orchestration.

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Google's moonshot quest for carbon free energy

Eco-Business

With governments and companies racing towards net zero, Google has set a target to use clean energy for every location and every hour of its operations by 2030.

Modern passive house is carbon-negative and energy-positive

Inhabitat - Innovation

A minimalist passive house in East Devon generates more energy than it needs through solar panels

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. The 2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum brought together over 100 participants to build momentum and collaboration in achieving carbon reduction goals in the state. 5-Kenneth-Dragoon-RHA-Future-of-Carbon-Policy-Dec-2019.

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

GreenBiz

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? And what energy product will be used both to power this city and sell to the world? The Saudis aren’t alone in believing it’s the next big thing in the energy future. Energy & Climate. Renewable Energy.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 11, 2021 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 (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […].

Orchestrating the energy transition: Tuning into buildings

GreenBiz

For the sector to play its part means adopting aggressive energy efficiency, zero-carbon and grid-interactive strategies, especially for existing structures. Buildings Energy & Climate Energy Efficiency

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Is your carbon accounting system prepared to count remote work?

GreenBiz

Is your carbon accounting system prepared to count remote work? Over the course of the pandemic, I’ve seen numerous dispatches issued by software developers touting the carbon footprint reduction potential of shifting to collaboration applications for many employee meetings. .

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How Renewable Energy Is Being Used by Construction Companies

U.S. Green Technology

has decreased their dependency on carbon energy more than any other country in the world. The post How Renewable Energy Is Being Used by Construction Companies appeared first on U.S. Energy Efficient Building Build Green green jobs Renewable energy

Big Tech Companies Look To Clean Energy To Slake Their Enormous Thirst

Jim Conca

According to Lux Research, for IT’s largest companies to become carbon neutral by 2030 will require a minimum of 40 GW more of renewable energy generation capacity, or 20 GW of nuclear, or 30 GW of mixed.

Oil companies aren’t making big investments in a low-carbon future yet

GreenBiz

Carbon Capture Energy & Climate oil Renewable EnergyBut some companies are showing an interest in it.

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The truth about hydrogen, the latest, trendiest low-carbon solution

GreenBiz

Energy & Climate hydrogen Renewable Energy Rocky Mountain InstituteAs misconceptions about the emerging tech abound, we can dispel common myths to encourage hydrogen's potential for decarbonization.

Google Pledges 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy by 2030

GreenTechMedia

Google on Monday pledged that by 2030 it will run its entire business on carbon-free energy — every hour of every day of the year. West driven by increased heat and dry conditions linked to global warming from human carbon emissions.

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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable

GreenBiz

Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable. Now, new breakthrough climate accounting technologies are emerging as solutions to track and verify energy and carbon emissions, and report energy purchases and consumption. Carbon Removal.

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Is Carbon Transparency Coming?

GreenTechMedia

A handful of companies have experimented with labeling the carbon content of their products, but it's never caught on. Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell recently called carbon “the new calorie" after the electronics maker implemented a new CO2 label on all its packaging.

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