Wed.May 18, 2022

Meet the startup shrinking industrial carbon capture


Carbon Clean, which just raised $150 million, touts its ability to install equipment in a much smaller physical footprint than other carbon capture systems

What is the goal of HIE?

The Environmental Blog

The healthcare industry continues to benefit from technological advances that improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. This is also helping to advance the digital healthcare system worldwide.

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Planet vs. plastic: Three steps to solving the global plastics waste crisis


Here's how innovators at Circularity 22 are dealing with the scourge of plastic waste mismanagement

Saving Your Home from Energy Vampires

U.S. Green Technology

Post-coronavirus inflation has sent the cost of groceries, gas and other essential goods soaring. Utilities are particularly steep — mainly due to natural gas price hikes — with the average electricity rate 10.7% higher than a year ago.

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.

Crypto for good? Digital currencies hold potential to further financial inclusion


Among crypto’s widely touted benefits are financial efficiency and inclusion, but drawbacks like high volatility, lack of regulation and anonymity that can lead to potentially nefarious financing, cause detractors to caution against it


6 Simple Ways to Design a Toxin-Free and Eco-Friendly Bedroom

U.S. Green Technology

When we are teenagers, we deal with the changes in our life by dyeing our hair blond (because blonds have more fun, of course) or changing our style, but now, as adults, we deal with changes in a slightly different way. We become interior designers!

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Technology Driving Sustainability in the Shipping Industry

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability in the shipping industry has become increasingly important over the past few years, in part due to growing awareness of how shipping can impact the environment. Now, companies are looking to new technology to help reduce shipping emissions and make shipping more eco-friendly.

Methane solutions offer down payment on our climate future


Methane is a greenhouse gas that isn't talked about enough but needs to be addressed

Sustainable Cars: Eco-Friendly Features and Trends to Look Out For

Green Living Guy

Did you know climate change will lead to the extinction of 70-percent of animals and plant species by the end of the century? About 1/3rd of them will vanish by the year 2050!

Companies must work together to fight famine


We cannot ignore the fact that climate change is the main disruptor of the global diet

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.

Test Drive Results 2022 Lexus LX 450h+ plugin hybrid

Green Living Guy

With that reference to Scarface: Say Hello To mY Friend!! This is an extensive list of firsts for this Lexus brand. However we got the first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) in the Lexus lineup – the NX 450h+! It’s a serious ride folks.

How Offshore Wind and Renewable Power-to-X Can Help Solve Europe’s Energy Crisis


Countries are facing an energy and climate crisis. Dependence on imported fossil fuels can never deliver the energy security we need – nor does it allow us to address global climate change.

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Kia to Establish First Manufacturing Facility in Korea for Electric Purpose Built Vehicles (PBVs)

Green Living Guy

(SEOUL) May 18, 2022 – Kia Corporation, which is in the midst of its transition into a sustainable mobility provider, has announced today that it will establish an all-new, high-tech smart manufacturing facility dedicated to producing electric Purpose Built Vehicles (PBVs).

Motiv Power Systems announces 6th-generation powertrain, 100 new orders


Motiv Power Systems, a manufacturer of medium-duty electric trucks and buses, has secured more than 100 new orders via California’s HVIP program, which offers point-of-purchase price reductions for fleet EV buyers.

7 Reasons Why Steel Is an Eco-Friendly Building Material

U.S. Green Technology

Today, when building or buying a building, many people consider the effects this action will have on the environment.

California’s Santa Barbara MTD orders 9 battery-electric buses from New Flyer


NFI Group subsidiary New Flyer of America has received two new orders from the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (MTD) for a total of 9 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The orders were supported by funding from the Federal Transit Administration.

My Green Mattress Memorial Day Sale – Save 15% on Certified Organic Sleep Products

Green Living Guy

Chicago, IL – May 10, 2022 – My Green Mattress – an award-winning company offering certified organic and sustainable sleep products – celebrates Memorial Day with the announcement of their Memorial Day Sale, May 13th – May 31st.

Efficiency and loss mapping of AC motors (Whitepaper)


Sponsored by HBK. Recently electrical machines have become an important topic in many industries including power generation, heating/cooling, transportation, and home appliances.

Thailand has cannabis fever — but how green will the Kingdom's ganja trade be?


In July, Thailand is set to remove cannabis and hemp from the country’s narcotics list. Eco-Business explores the likely environmental and social impacts of the cannabis trade in the first Southeast Asian country to legalise weed


J.D. Power: Most EV smartphone apps leave much to be desired


Modern drivers depend on smartphone apps to manage charging and other vehicle functions. However, it will probably be no surprise to learn that a recent study from consumer insight specialist J.D. Power found a low level of customer satisfaction with the apps provided by various EV-makers.

Low Mekong waters make life hard around Cambodia’s smaller lakes


While Tonle Sap is recognised as a resource worthy of protection, countless other lakes, ponds and wetlands also depend on Mekong flooding but are dwindling away unnoticed


Canada’s Innovation Supercluster Initiative spurs $76 million in zero-emission vehicle investments


NGen Canada, a non-profit organization that promotes advanced manufacturing, has announced a series of new innovation projects to support the zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) manufacturing ecosystem in Canada.

In the wake of coup, gold mining boom is ravaging Myanmar


A gold rush is increasingly despoiling rivers in Kachin state, polluting water with mercury, destroying riverbanks and farmland, and disrupting the traditional way of life of the region’s ethnic groups

5 Ways Your Business can be More Eco Friendly

Green Living Guy

Matters on global awareness are on the rise as scientists state that we are at risk of severe global warming due to environmental destruction.

Revealed: How Car and Airline Advertising ‘Misleads’ the Public and Threatens Climate Action


Major car and airline companies are using adverts that greenwash their business while continuing to push highly polluting products that put the world’s climate goals at risk, DeSmog can reveal.

Why We Need More Green Schools

Green Living Guy

Children are our future. However, climate change reality threatens theirs. Today’s youth need adults to take this threat seriously and make efforts to allay their fears. Many kids spend much of their waking lives in buildings riddled with environmental nightmares.

Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims That Yield Few Results


By Amy Westervelt, The Guardian.

Report: Pollution is connected to 9 million deaths worldwide each year


World leaders aren’t doing enough to address pollution at its source, leaving nearly 9 million people each year to die from its effects. That’s the message delivered on Tuesday by public health experts from the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, a high-profile panel of scientific experts.

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3 Ways US Cities Broke Clean Energy Records in 2021

The City Fix

As the latest IPCC report notes, cities will play a critical role in climate action over the next decade, and many challenges and opportunities for generating more clean electricity lie ahead. After remaining undaunted in their pursuit of renewables in 2020, U.S. Continue reading on

When wheat never dies


This story was originally published by The National Observer and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Last summer, most of the fields surrounding Joel VanderSchaaf’s Prairie farm were baked and brown, withered by one of the most severe droughts in recent memory.

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What is the impact of cryptocurrency mining on the environment?

U.S. Green Technology

Is it possible to harm the environment when using cryptocurrency? How can electronic money be connected with nature in general? Let’s talk in more detail about the possible harmful effects and how you can reduce its amount.

New Belgium Brewing Continues Major North Carolina Investments with Solar Installation at Asheville Brewery

Alternative Energy Mag

The installation, completed by local solar company, Renu Energy Solutions, highlights the economic impact of clean energy on local communities

Soluna scores $35 million from Spring Lane Capital to use wasted clean energy for crypto mining

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 18 — If crypto doesn’t save the earth, it may destroy it. By some estimates, Bitcoin and other crypto mining consumes. The post Soluna scores $35 million from Spring Lane Capital to use wasted clean energy for crypto mining appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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In sunny Florida, NextEra must step up on climate

EDF + Business

In many respects NextEra Energy is a national leader on climate.

In Buffalo and across the country, grocery stores have become pillars of health and community development.

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 18 – The once-busy grocery store on Buffalo’s east side that was the scene of last weekend’s racist mass shooting for nearly. The post In Buffalo and across the country, grocery stores have become pillars of health and community development. appeared first on ImpactAlpha.