Tue.Nov 24, 2020

You say old coal plant, I say new green hydrogen facility

GreenBiz

You say old coal plant, I say new green hydrogen facility. Lincoln Bleveans. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 01:30. Relics. Environmental hotspots. Or maybe reminders of a simpler time. Good or bad, no one views America’s old coal-fired power plants with indifference. .

IoT Helps Humans Fight Climate Change and Live More Sustainably

U.S. Green Technology

Climate change can no longer be considered a change, it’s now clearly an acute crisis. As the world’s population continues to grow, people continue to strain the planet’s resources, consume more and more goods, and contribute significantly to air and water pollution.

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Taking stock of Chase, HSBC, and Morgan Stanley's recent climate commitments

GreenBiz

Taking stock of Chase, HSBC, and Morgan Stanley's recent climate commitments. Whitney Mann. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 00:40. Recent months have seen major moves on climate action by some of the world’s largest private banks, including JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and Morgan Stanley.

New global bee map gives scientists a conservation baseline

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new, global bee map is tracking the more than 20,000 bee species on Earth to help aid in their conservation

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#Solar100’s William Demas: The Peter Parker of Renewable Finance

GreenTechMedia

William Demas didn’t choose to work in renewables — at least not at first. But as it’s said, “With great power comes great responsibility.”

Climate change is leading to increased winter drownings

Inhabitat - Innovation

Skating, ice fishing, and other survival and recreational activities are becoming more dangerous as rising temperatures lead to weaker ice

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MVRDV unveils sustainable Chengdu Sky Valley masterplan

Inhabitat - Innovation

Sky Valley will promote self-sufficient lifestyles

What Happens to Solar Panels When They Stop Working? [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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Reused teak and earthy stone make up a luxury Goan home with canal views

Inhabitat - Innovation

This luxury home makes the most of its lush, tropical surroundings

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Plug Power Raises $1B for US Green Hydrogen Infrastructure Build-Out

GreenTechMedia

Plug Power has raised about $1 billion in a bought equity transaction to fund its plan to build what could be the first U.S.-wide wide network of green hydrogen production facilities to supply fuel-cell-powered vehicles, including its own, with carbon-free fuel.

A lakeside, prefab home in Quebec aims for LEED Gold

Inhabitat - Innovation

See how an architect turns the site of a humble country home into a beacon of sustainability that shines LEED Gold

What do youths really want in their fight for climate action?

Eco-Business

Youths want more transparency and engagement with organisations to know that their actions are creating impact, said speakers at a virtual launch of the first sustainability mentorship programme in Singapore

Eco-Friendly Casinos Importance and the Best Eco-Friendly Casinos around the World to Pay a Visit

Green Living Guy

Scientists and climate experts have stated that we only have 12 years to repair the damages to the environment. Human beings, with their reckless attitude and irresponsible behavior, have pushed the planet towards a state of oblivion.

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CrossBoundary Energy’s fund exit is a proof point for Africa’s commercial solar market – and catalytic capital

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 24 – An African solar energy fund that only five years ago appeared too risky even for impact investors has delivered, Catalytic Capital Africa Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Dealflow Features Frontier & Growth Markets SDGs

Paid internship opportunity with Vallis Veg for 2021

Low Impact

Our friends at WWOOF UK share news of a 2021 internship opportunity with the fab folks at Vallis Veg in northeast Somerset. Vallis Veg is a small farm (18 acres) on the edge of Frome in northeast Somerset.

Lion’s Head backs Bboxx to expand off-grid energy access in the DRC

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 24 – Bboxx has been installing smart, off-grid solar systems in greatly underserved markets like the Democratic Republic of the Congo. SDGs Africa Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Dealflow

UNICEF says to ship 2 billion Covid-19 vaccines to poor nations in 2021

Eco-Business

UNICEF will work with over 350 airlines and freight companies to deliver nearly 2 billion Covid-19 vaccines to developing countries next year

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Revolution Acceleration SPAC to bet on social and environmental policy shifts

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 24 – Blank check company Revolution Acceleration Acquisition Corp., founded by ex- Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney and Revolution’s Steve Case, Dealflow 2030 Finance Climate Finance Impact Tech Innovative Finance Uncategorized

When Can Pipelines Take Private Land? Jordan Cove LNG Project a Test for Eminent Domain

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 11 mins In 2005, Deb Evans and her husband Ron Schaaf bought a piece of property in Klamath County, Oregon, where they hoped to build a house and selectively harvest timber on the land. They saw it as a long-term investment.

Valuable lessons to help investors integrate impact and financial management

Impact Alpha

Impact measurement and management isn’t just magical thinking. With enough effort and skill, the practice produces value and insights for investors, which can. Impact Voices Impact Management

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Recent Deals – 24 November

CleanTech Group

Looking for the latest information on cleantech deals? From the latest developments in agriculture to nuclear innovation and autonomous vehicles, you’ve found the. Agriculture & Food Cleantech Insights Energy & Power Materials & Chemicals Resources & Environment Transportation and Logistics

Strengthening impact investing in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with collaboration, local solutions and scale

Impact Alpha

For the first time in two decades, global extreme poverty is expected to rise. According to The World Bank, the COVID-19 pandemic will. Impact Voices 2030 Finance Africa Asia Frontier & Growth Markets

Q CELLS modules power innovative 1 MW solar carport array with EV charging for Aviva, UK

altenergymag

The leading UK insurer enlisted the services of renewable energy developer RenEnergy to install more than 3,000 Q CELLS solar modules for a 1 MW solar carport system at the site of the company’s iconic Plitheavis building in Perth, Scotland.

Astanor Ventures raises $325 million for sustainable food and ag-tech

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 24 – Good Harvest Partners I, Astanor’s first institutional fund, will back “entrepreneurs developing scalable solutions to re-align nature, agriculture, and. Agrifood Tech Climate Finance Dealflow Impact Tech Oceans Regeneration

Coal piles threaten public health, ancient temple, in Indonesian village

Eco-Business

To reduce the impact of coal dust, coal piles should not exceed 7 meters in height, but some piles in the Muara Jambi village on the Indonesian island of Sumatra exceed 10 meters. The local government says it is monitoring the situation

The Brief: Proof points for Africa’s solar market, home solar in the DRC, sustainable food and agtech, Revolution Acceleration SPAC, lessons in impact management

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: ImpactAlpha Original CrossBoundary Energy’s fund exit is a proof point for Africa’s commercial solar market – and catalytic

World’s first ‘carbon-capture at sea’ set for shipping trials

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - Japanese shipbuilding giant Mitsubishi announced that it will build and test a carbon-capture system for ships which promises to reduce ship emissions by 90%. Sea trials will be conducted by mid-2021 using an existing coal carrier operated by the Tohoku Electric Power Company.

WCS Talks Part Two – Pitch Competition

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

The post WCS Talks Part Two – Pitch Competition appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability. Events

The Road Ahead after 25 years

GatesNotes

The predictions I got right and wrong in my first book

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Business leaders call on government to put carbon pricing at heart of UK climate plan

Business Green

Groups as diverse as Tesco and Greenpeace back letter urging government to deliver stronger and more consistent carbon pricing regime. Ahead of today's Spending Review the government is facing fresh calls to reform the UK's carbon pricing regime in support of the net zero transition.

Cancer Alley Community Leaders Are Cautious As Biden Picks Their Fossil Fuel-Friendly Congressman for White House Role

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 11 mins Community leaders long at odds with the powerful petrochemical industry in Louisiana took note when their Congressional representative, Cedric Richmond, announced November 12 that he was taking a new job in the Biden White House.

Adidas and H&M fire starting pistol on 'world first' circular fashion project

Business Green

EU-funded New Cotton Project aims to collect, sort, and regenerate old clothing into new items for sale on the high street.

Concentrating Solar Power Market is Projected to Reach $7.6 billion by 2025

altenergymag

The environmental concerns over carbon emissions and efforts to reduce air pollution, policy support from governments to enable adoption of renewable technologies, and the integrability of CSP systems with thermal storage systems are the key factors driving the concentrating solar power market

Tax credits & rebates make solar more affordable

Greenability Magazine

If you’ve been thinking about installing solar on your home, it has become increasingly more affordable with lower installation costs, a federal tax credit and utility rebates.

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