Thu.Aug 11, 2022

How America’s biggest climate bill will change corporate procurements

GreenBiz

The U.S. Senate just passed the biggest climate bill ever

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How Green Is Your Cloud Computing Company? 5-Step Cloud Computing Sustainability Guide

Green Business Bureau

Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Cloud Computing Companies. If you own or manage a cloud computing company, your company might not be as sustainable as you think. In fact, there are many common practices in the industry that lead to vast amounts of unnecessary pollution and waste.

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Closing the loop on commercial textile waste

GreenBiz

Fabric is one of the hardest materials to recycle because it is usually a blend of many types of materials

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Electric cars are becoming less expensive

Green Living Guy

The cost for transitioning to electric vehicles is at its best place right now. Companies such as Chevrolet with their Silverado starting at $40,000 plus fleets are buying them.

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.

How can food businesses enable more sustainable consumer diets?

GreenBiz

Consumer behavior is one of the hardest things to tackle about sustainable diets

Even a small rise in temperatures could decimate North American forests

Grist

From 2007 to 2017, land-based ecosystems like the vast boreal forests of Canada and the Amazon rainforest removed roughly a third of anthropogenic carbon emissions from the atmosphere.

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New high voltage technologies for e-mobility

Charged

Sponsored by Preh. More than ten years ago, the HMI-Specialist Preh Group ventured into a completely new product segment. With flexible development procedures, the supplier has established a good reputation for EV components.

Delivering benefits through impactful renewable energy procurement

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Industry leaders are increasingly prioritizing the social co-benefits of renewable energy procurement. This article explores recent trends towards higher-impact clean energy products and how your organization can maximize social co-benefits while delivering on climate targets

Gap fillers for thermal management in EVs—one-component (1K) or two-component (2K)

Charged

With a noticeable rise in interest in reducing the manufacturing complexity of 2K gap fillers, we have developed a new isocyanate-free and non-silicone one-component (1K) gap filler to address that need. These new 1K gap fillers help EV OEMs by reducing manufacturing and operational complexity.

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9 Ways To Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Green Living Guy

Climate change or our environmental footprint has become an urgent concern for human beings. Especially when they realized they’d made this planet inhabitable for younger generations.

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.

Cuberg’s next-gen lithium metal cells show increased cycle life and specific energy

Charged

Battery company Cuberg has announced some results from Mobile Power Solutions’s independent testing of its lithium metal pouch cells.

Carbon offsets alone won’t make flying climate-friendly

Grist

This story was originally published by WIRED and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Jet A-1, a straw-colored, kerosene-based fuel used in most big airplanes, is a difficult substance to replace.

Rivian to site new manufacturing plant in Georgia

Green Living Guy

Rivian’s got a plan. For Rivian’s plan is to expand its manufacturing operations. I mean locating its second U.S. plant in the state of Georgia. For it’s a carbon-conscious campus. All is planned east of Atlanta. Located in Morgan and Walton Counties.

Reality Is Not What It Seems. And That Might Just Save the Climate.

DeSmogBlog

By Clara Vondrich. As the world gasped in wonder at the first images of our infant universe from the James Webb Space Telescope last month, we were reminded that human beings are still capable of acts that elevate us all and advance our collective potential.

How Green Is Your Cloud Computing Company? 5-Step Cloud Computing Sustainability Guide

Green Business Bureau

Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Cloud Computing Companies. If you own or manage a cloud computing company, your company might not be as sustainable as you think. In fact, there are many common practices in the industry that lead to vast amounts of unnecessary pollution and waste.

How Forests Affect the Fate of Cities in Eastern Brazil

The City Fix

Global forest loss remains high. In 2021, the tropics lost 11.1 million hectares of tree cover, according to WRI’s latest analysis. This annual figure included 3.75 million hectares of loss within tropical primary rainforests, resulting in 2.5 gigatons of CO2.

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Trax Expands Leadership Team with President and CRO

Alternative Energy Mag

Trax, developer of the Carbon Emissions Tracker for the transportation industry, announces Josh Bouk as president and Chris Cassidy as Chief Revenue Officer

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All About Globe Valve

U.S. Green Technology

There are different types of valves, such as ball valves, pin valves, etc. There are different valve types, such as globe valves with other parts and styles and the distinct working principle.

Solar Tracker Market Size USD 64.60 Billion by 2030

Alternative Energy Mag

The global solar tracker market size is expected to reach around USD 64.60 billion by 2030 and growing at a CAGR of 15.6% between 2022 to 2030, according to new report study

Planning to Have Your Own Home Office? Here’s What to Do

U.S. Green Technology

Working from home has a number of benefits, including the freedom to choose your own schedule, the ability to save time and money by eliminating your daily commute, and the ability to start a business with zero overhead.

Eight ways the Inflation Reduction Act is resetting the climate table

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Aug. 11 – The Inflation Reduction Act hasn’t yet passed the House and already it is reframing narratives (the U.S. The post Eight ways the Inflation Reduction Act is resetting the climate table appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Climate and Clean Tech Low-carbon transition Policy Corner

Color theory and how it's applied in architecture

Inhabitant

The science and art of color theory is divided by a wheel or chart into three main categories: primary, secondary and tertiary. Color is something we perceive through a combination of wavelengths produced by how light reflects off an object. So how does color in architecture affect us

The Brief: Resetting the climate table, sustainable internet connections, shopping with food stamps, low-carbon hydrogen, accelerator opportunities in Africa

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! ?? Partner with ImpactAlpha? Let us know where you’ll be this fall in this quick survey. Featured: Policy Corner.

10+ Free Electronics Recycling Locations in Seattle

Living Green Tech

Where to Find Free Electronics Recycling in Seattle. Did you know that only about 12% of electronic waste is recycled? This is a staggering statistic, considering how toxic electronic waste (aka “e-waste”) can be to the environment

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Nature is the teacher at this language school in China

Inhabitant

The Nanshan Foreign Language School is an elementary and middle school campus that contains a library, a gym, classrooms, an auditorium, an indoor swimming pool, faculty dormitory facilities, playgrounds and dining halls. It has taken a decade to redevelop this part of Shenzhen, transforming a tightly-packed urban village into a glittering vertical city

Explainer: COP15, the biggest biodiversity conference in a decade

Eco-Business

An updated guide to the intergovernmental negotiations taking place in December 2022 in Montreal, Canada, that have a crucial role to play in halting biodiversity loss and restoring nature

Virginia will soon have the US' largest offshore wind farm

Inhabitant

Virginia is about the get the biggest wind farm in the U.S. The state has just agreed to let Dominion Energy build a 176-turbine wind farm 27 miles off Virginia Beach’s coast

Indonesian authorities slammed for not disclosing Sumatran elephant population estimate

Eco-Business

Efforts to save the Sumatran elephant have been hamstrung by the Indonesian government’s delay in releasing an updated conservation plan, which includes the latest population estimates

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway shuts down due to monsoons

Inhabitant

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in California is scheduled to reopen on Monday after the facility was shut down by a heavy storm, leaving over 200 people stranded. Officials have said that they will be carrying out extra cleanup efforts, pushing the reopening date to Monday contrary to the expectations of the public

Severe summer snowfall drove mass livestock death across Kashmir

Eco-Business

Experts worry that heavy losses from unexpected summer snowstorms in Kashmir's pastures are a sign of worse to come for mountain communities

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Nexamp Chosen by National Grid for “Self-Performance” Pilot Program to Speed Interconnection

Alternative Energy Mag

Nexamp and National Grid are working together in a pilot program that will speed interconnection by enabling developers to do some of the infrastructure work themselves

China’s plan to clean up ‘new pollutants’

Eco-Business

Hopes are high that an action plan will help control chemicals with ongoing harmful effects, though experts note a lack of supporting legislation

Bonduelle embraces company culture with their new green HQ

Inhabitant

To lead the way forward into a more sustainable future, it's going to take the cooperation of individuals and companies. Bonduelle's new headquarters in Montreal, Canada, is a perfect example of how design can be sustainable, beautiful and comfortable while still being an ideal and healthy work environment

A meat tax is probably inevitable - here's how it could work

Business Green

Healthier and more sustainable food could be made cheaper as meat and dairy becomes more expensive, argue environmental economists Cameron Hepburn and Franziska Funke. Rearing livestock and growing crops to feed them has destroyed more tropical forest and killed more wildlife than any other industry.

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Mosaic

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