Mon.Sep 14, 2020

UPDATE: Tesla NOT Developing Smartwatch With Partners

CleanTechnica

There have been reports of a new Tesla Smartwatch floating around, and now a new graphic has emerged. Idahoreporter states that Tesla will be partnering with Huami to create the watch. Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Apple smartwatch Tesla Tesla smartwatch Tesla watch

How the climate crisis will crash the economy

GreenBiz

How the climate crisis will crash the economy. Joel Makower. Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:11. The chickens are coming home to roost. Even before the western United States became a regional inferno, even before the Midwest U.S.

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Report: 47 US States Could Meet 100% Of Electricity Needs Using In-State Renewables

CleanTechnica

If each US state took full advantage of its renewable resources, how much electricity would it produce? How much of its own electricity consumption could renewable energy fulfill? Would in-state renewable generation be enough to charge electric vehicles and power electric heating, too?

Scaling Circular Fashion in North America: Part 2

GreenBiz

Scaling Circular Fashion in North America: Part 2. What will it take to transition the fashion industry toward circularity at scale? The need for urgent action is clear: While the lifespan of individual garments dwindles, the environmental footprint of the apparel industry continues to grow.

Something’s Up With Solar Panels, Hydropower, & Energy Storage, Too

CleanTechnica

Floating solar panels can piggyback on other infrastructure to provide for clean kilowatts with low impact, and perhaps some benefits, too.

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1

GreenBiz

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 1. How should diverse corporate stakeholders — such as brands and packaging producers — help shape the U.S. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management?

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Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain

GreenBiz

Forging a Resilient Circular Supply Chain. Where should supply chain management and circular strategy overlap, and how can your supply chain advance the circular economy?

Why Is Samsung Still In Coal When Everyone Else Is Moving Towards Clean Energy?

CleanTechnica

2020 has been called a defining moment to fight the climate crisis, and many tech companies are amping up their efforts to do so. This year, Apple announced that it would cut its emissions by 75 percent and become carbon neutral by 2030.

Shifting your Business Model: How to Rental

GreenBiz

Shifting your Business Model: How to Rental. How can your company implement a rental business model? While the concept of renting is anything but new, recent years have seen an expansion of products traditionally bought and kept by consumers now available for rent.

12V Battery Improvements Coming To Tesla Vehicles, Elon Musk Shares

CleanTechnica

Learning that a Tesla, which is full of lithium-ion batteries, also has an old-school 12V battery is often a shocker to people. But it does, and like in other cars, it's a part of the car that tends to die every few years, especially in blazingly hot places like Florida where I live.

Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste

GreenBiz

Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste. . Hold the phone! Can waste be designed out of consumer electronics?

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Audi Plans 2022 Q4 e-tron Sportback With 100 kWh Battery And 600 Km Range

CleanTechnica

Beginning in 2022, Audi will offer a Sportback version of its Q4 electric SUV with a 100 kWh battery and 600 kilometers of range. Electric Cars audi e-tron Audi e-tron Sportback Audi Q4 Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback Electric SUV

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2

GreenBiz

Policy for a Circular Economy: Part 2. How should diverse corporate stakeholders —such as brands and packaging producers — help shape the U.S. policy landscape around plastics, recycling and solid waste management?

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US Solar Power — Hit, Kicked, But Still Running

CleanTechnica

I wrote about the newest US Solar Market Insight Report this morning to provide an update on US solar power capacity added in the first half of 2020, including in relation to other energy sources.

Engaging Middle America in Recycling Solutions

GreenBiz

Engaging Middle America in Recycling Solutions. How can brands, NGOs and municipalities partner with U.S. consumers to increase national recycling rates?

Rwanda’s GURARIDE Looks To Jumpstart Africa’s Bikeshare & Micromobility Industry

CleanTechnica

GURARIDE is a Rwanda-based green e-mobility public bikeshare (PBS) transport system company committed to the sustainability of micromobility in Africa, with Rwanda being its first entry point. GURARIDE wants to jumpstart the micromobility scene in this part of the world.

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Shifting your Business Model: How to Resale

GreenBiz

Shifting your Business Model: How to Resale. How can your company implement a resale business model? The resale of used, worn or simply returned consumer products, also known as recommerce, holds tremendous promise for the retail industry.

The Lumos Ultra Bike Helmet: Safety More People Can Afford

CleanTechnica

When I reviewed Lumos' last helmet (The Matrix), I was very impressed with the looks, the feel, and the safety features. The thing that was too impressive was its price (now well over $200).

Financing Circularity

GreenBiz

Financing Circularity. What new strategies are enabling companies and sectors to finance circularity at scale? The circular economy offers significant value and new growth opportunities.

Where Does The Heat Go?

CleanTechnica

The first comprehensive assessment of where the Earth’s excess heat is accumulating has been released by the Global Climate Observing System, co-sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission-UNESCO, International Science Council and United Nations Environment Programme.

Leveraging Design for Circular Momentum

GreenBiz

Leveraging Design for Circular Momentum. . How can you advance circularity within your team and throughout your company by championing designers and their process? Design decisions have ripple effects throughout a product's lifecycle and beyond, affecting production, use and end of life management.

Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity In New Electric Vehicles Spiked In 2018 — What A Surprise!

CleanTechnica

If you've been following the US electric vehicle market for a few years, you know that the Tesla Model 3 was a landmark arrival that spiked electric car demand. It did so abroad as well as in the United States, but it was no more dramatic than in the.

Fighting Food Waste: Lessons from COVID

GreenBiz

Fighting Food Waste: Lessons from COVID. . What emerging strategies have been employed to tackle food waste during the pandemic, and how can we scale these strategies in the future?

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Elon Musk Tells CleanTechnica Why Tesla Solar Is So Cheap, TSLA Roller Coaster — CleanTechnica Top 20

CleanTechnica

I'm changing the format for these weekly updates on the most popular CleanTechnica stories of the past week. From now on, I will highlight exclusive and highly original stories before listing the top 20 stories from the past week. I hope you enjoy the new format! ??.

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Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments

GreenBiz

Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments. How can circular packaging solutions align with and advance carbon reduction goals, and how should companies balance these commitments?

Fires As A Call To Action — Thoughts From A City Under Siege

CleanTechnica

I’ll never forget when the fires first woke me up. It was 2017, and a dumb local teenager threw a firework into a tinder box of dry trees and plants, and in a blink of an eye the beloved Columbia River Gorge was on fire and the City of Portland was covered in smoke for days on end.

Keeping IT in Play: Maximizing Value and Minimizing E-Waste

GreenBiz

Keeping IT in Play: Maximizing Value and Minimizing E-Waste. How can companies extend the useful life of IT assets and more effectively manage e-waste at the end of life? The material value of the electronic waste discarded globally each year adds up to $62.5

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Machine Learning + CleanTech + Climate Risks, Part II — CleanTech Talk Podcast

CleanTechnica

In the second half of this CleanTech Talk interview, Michael Barnard sits down with Paul Werbos, Ph.D. Co-Director of the Center for Intelligent Optimization and Networks, to talk about all things climate change.

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A Roadmap for Best of Class Circular Partnerships

GreenBiz

A Roadmap for Best of Class Circular Partnerships. How can companies navigate internal and external roadblocks in order to unlock circular advancement?

Surfing citizen scientists collect important ocean data

Inhabitat - Innovation

Special surfboard fins allow surfers to track ocean warming while riding the waves

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