Wed.Jun 22, 2022

The appeal of fuel-agnostic power generation

GreenBiz

Linear generators from Mainspring Energy are capable of running on pure hydrogen or ammonia. Power engine maker Cummins is also talking fuel flexibility

Waste and recycling: taking a proactive approach to fire safety

Envirotec Magazine

James Mountain is sales and marketing director with Fire Shield Systems. As we enter the warmer months, waste and recycling sites are increasingly vulnerable to fire. Such risks are amplified by the presence of batteries in waste streams and in the vehicles and machinery used on waste sites.

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How ESG reporting signals a shift towards a revised ‘social contract’

GreenBiz

COVID recovery and focus on ESG mean that the purpose of businesses must go beyond profit — and in the digital age, companies cannot hide from responsibilities

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Continental launches new sensor systems for EV battery protection

Charged

Parts supplier Continental will offer two new sensor systems for protecting EV batteries. The Current Sensor Module (CSM) is designed to protect batteries from over-currents by monitoring current and temperature.

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.

It’s the busiest proxy season ever, but shareholders are voting carefully

GreenBiz

A record number of ESG proposals were submitted this year, but fewer environmental and social proxies are earning majority support

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Microchip Technology releases new inductive position sensor for EV motor control

Charged

Microchip Technology has introduced a new inductive position sensor designed for EV motor control applications. It’s part of a product line of inductive position sensors offered by the company, and is available now.

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EV battery emulators provide realistic conditions for fast, accurate test results

Charged

Sponsored by NI. The battery is critical for all systems of an electric vehicle (EV) to function properly, but testing each component with a real battery can be impractical, expensive, and potentially dangerous. So why not use software with an emulated battery to test more efficiently and safely?

Social inequality has become an investor priority

GreenBiz

Enter the new TIFD framework, inspired by the TCFD

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BAE Systems to provide 500 electric drive systems for Ontario hybrid bus fleets

Charged

BAE Systems has been selected by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to provide more than 335 electric drive systems for its new fleet of hybrid transit buses. This follows an order of 165 additional Series-ER systems for nearby Mississauga Transit (MiWay).

Endangered gharial crocodiles nesting, breeding in Karnali river again after 16-year dearth

Eco-Business

Twenty-eight gharial hatchlings have been spotted in a tributary of Nepal’s Karnali River, the first sign of successful nesting in this waterway in at least 16 years

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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.

Eaton introduces new line of DC-DC converters for commercial vehicles

Charged

Eaton has introduced a new line of DC-DC converters designed for the electrical systems of commercial vehicles. “DC-DC

Policymakers should factor nature into development projects earlier: Singapore primatologist Andie Ang

Eco-Business

Across Southeast Asia, forest carbon offsetting projects also need to account for their inhabitants for lasting success, Ang tells Eco-Business, during a guided forest walk to spot langurs

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For Vibrant US Cities, Invest in Multi-modal Transportation

The City Fix

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, offers U.S. states and cities the chance to invest in transportation systems that modernize infrastructure, expand access and mobility for all people in a community, improve public.

Another Indonesian province moves to reclaim forests from palm plantations

Eco-Business

The government of Indonesia’s Papua province has recommended that district officials revoke the permits of 35 of the 54 oil palm concessions operating there

Greentown Labs Member Milestones — June 2022

Greentown Labs

Our 200 startups never fail to impress us with their hard work and commitment to scaling their climatetech solutions! Check out their latest accomplishments below. Interested in engaging with or joining our community of climatetech startups?

Paving the way for wind energy prosperity in Vietnam

Eco-Business

Vietnam is betting big on wind power, but there are also signs of caution following hiccups to its solar power push in past years. Transparency and collaboration will be key traits for success

The Psychological Impact of Climate Change

Green Living Guy

Losing your house in a flood or fire can seriously affect your mental health. Worldwide, the future of climate change induces anxiety as people anticipate the dire consequences of prolonged droughts, heatwaves, blizzards, and increasing tropical storms.

The Brief: Solving for oceans and climate, catalytic carveouts, Kellogg’s ReNewCo, affordable apartments, sustainability data unicorn, carbon pricing

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Blue Economy OK Doomer: These young entrepreneurs aren’t giving up on the climate or the oceans. The increasingly.

5 Things to Know About Water Conservation

Green Living Guy

Water conservation is something many households take for granted. In an area with an abundance of water, you might not think about how much fresh water you waste from day to day. In hot weather, it’s even more important to conserve water.

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Langdon Park pays $63.2 million for affordable apartments for Black and Latino D.C. residents

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 22 — Former NFL wide receiver Malcolm Johnson left his job at JPMorgan last year to launch Langdon Park Capital, named. The post Langdon Park pays $63.2 million for affordable apartments for Black and Latino D.C. residents appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

How are native plants good for the environment?

Inhabitant

There is balance in nature. From the decomposing materials to the roots of trees, the entire ecosystem speaks to each other in a perfect melody of support. This symbiotic relationship ensures all plants and animals receive what they need as they simultaneously give back to the environment. In essence, this is the reason native plants are so important

BOVIET SOLAR GETS 138-MEGAWATT PV MODULE ORDER FROM LEADING GLOBAL RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPER

Alternative Energy Mag

Developer Chose Boviet Solar's Vega Series™ Bifacial PV Modules

A new farming proposal to reduce carbon emissions involves a lot of trust – and a lot of uncertainty

Eco-Business

Recommendations to price agricultural emissions in New Zealand have now been submitted to the government. However, numerous uncertainties surround the scheme, which will need to be addressed if it’s to work properly

Kellogg to spin off plant-based foods from cereal and snack units

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 22 – The Battle Creek, Mich.-based based food giant may be better known for Frosted Flakes, Pop Tarts and Cheez-Its, but since. The post Kellogg to spin off plant-based foods from cereal and snack units appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Dealflow

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Anthony Tan joins Sentosa Development Corporation to head up sustainability

Eco-Business

Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) has appointed Anthony Tan to head up its sustainability function. Tan joins the statutory board for Singapore's island resort after almost a decade with DBS Bank

Op-ed: Let’s close the loop on tariffs to create a sustainable clean energy economy that benefits all

Solar Power World

By Julia Bell, chief commercial officer, CleanCapital For the last decade, “tariff” has been an all-too-familiar term in the solar industry, evoking a mix of strong opinions among stakeholders.

Crunch UN talks face pressure to land global nature pact in 2022

Eco-Business

Amid slow progress, negotiations are taking place in Nairobi, aimed at sealing a new global deal to protect biodiversity, at the COP15 summit in December

Refillable cleaning product works by just adding water

Inhabitant

You might refill water bottles, keep a reusable straw handy and avoid plastic shopping bags, but what about those plastic bottles of cleaning fluid you buy and throw away all the time? Cleaning products are a huge contributor to the world's plastic pollution. Now, JAWS is helping fight that problem. This is the Just Add Water system and it just might change the way you clean

Earth’s water cycle being bent past breaking point, warns conservationists

Eco-Business

Recent research has indicated that modifications to aspects of the water cycle are now causing Earth system destabilisation at a scale that modern civilisation might not have ever faced

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Unique office design in India wraps around a green space

Inhabitant

In Raipur, India, a new project called the Courtyard Office by Sanjay Puri Architects is redefining commercial architecture. The linear office space wraps around a landscaped courtyard. The effect of this sustainable building is one of privacy and tranquility both inside and out

How an EDICT Intern Launched Her Climate Career

Elemental Excelerator

As we welcome the 2022 class of EDICT interns , we caught up with one of last summer’s interns, Shreeya Gautam , to talk about how the program helped shape her career trajectory.

Using bamboo for reforestation and clean energy in Uganda

Inhabitant

Each year, Uganda loses over 200,000 acres of forest to source wood for domestic cooking needs, such as firewood and charcoal. Unlike gas or electric stoves, biomass options are typically more affordable for the majority of the population. Yet, the use of firewood or charcoal poses health hazards and pollution risks to humans and the environment at large

Sol-Ark Officially Launches The SA-Limitless-15K Hybrid Inverter

Alternative Energy Mag

The SA-Limitless-15K is also scalable in both 120V/240V split phase and 120V/208V 3 phase service voltages and can stack up to twelve (12) units in parallel

Take a look at Toronto's first net-zero community center

Inhabitant

Toronto, Canada is a city with a diverse and inclusive population. Inasmuch, community centers are a central component of the urban landscape. With a focus on that with the environmental landscape, the North East Scarborough Community and Child Care Center aims to achieve net-zero carbon status

Reports: German finance minister pushes back against EU 2035 fossil fuel car ban plan

Business Green

Free Democratic Party leader Christian Lindner describes EU plan as 'the wrong decision'.