Mon.Nov 21, 2022

A green wave of climate activism is cresting — companies must be 'all in'

GreenBiz

Companies ignore young people’s concern over climate change at their peril, as evidenced by the U.S. midterm elections

Virtual CleanTech Advocacy Day 2022 – January 31, 2022

CleanTech Alliance

2022 CleanTech Advocacy Day has come and gone. You can watch the event recording here. We look forward to being in person in 2023.

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NextEra's trifecta of renewable energy rises in the wheat fields of Oregon

GreenBiz

A utility-scale wind-solar-battery plant points the way toward energy transformation

WRAP: huge lack of consistency in circular economy pledges in NDCs

Envirotec Magazine

Climate action NGO WRAP says details of circular economy pledges made in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are wildly inconsistent and range from undefined to more ambitious and comprehensive strategies, and that this inconsistency seriously risks undermining essential work on climate action.

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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.

The GreenFin Interview: Inside the world's largest pure-play renewables portfolio

GreenBiz

Brookfield Renewable CSO Kelly Goddard on battery storage, hydrogen, capture capture and other technologies critical for the energy transition

Digital technology heralds quantum leap for blast furnaces

Envirotec Magazine

“Over time, we can make tweaks to the distribution allowing us to make the most efficient use of the hot gases and yield really big savings, both in terms of coke usage and CO2.”.

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An offer of ‘kelp’: Recycling marine waste from inactive oil platforms

Envirotec Magazine

Seaweed and algae brought to shore during decommissioning used for fish and animal feeds.

Waste 201

Pilot and Volvo to build charging network for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks

Charged

Pilot Company (formerly Pilot Flying J), which operates over 800 retail fuel stations, is moving with confidence into the EV charging space. Now the company has signed a letter of intent with the Volvo Group to develop a charging network open to all battery-electric Class 8 truck brands.

The Effects of Globalization on Environmental Technology

U.S. Green Technology

[link] One of the biggest problems we are facing as a society today is climate change. The more fossil fuels we burn, the more resources we consume, and the more waste we create — the more we damage the planet. But how do we stop this from happening when we are only continuing to grow.

Envision AESC to supply battery cells for BMW’s next-gen EVs

Charged

Japanese battery manufacturer Envision AESC has formed a new multi-year partnership with BMW to supply battery cells for the automaker’s next-generation EVs.

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.

Actions Your Business Can Take to Combat Climate Change in 2023 and Beyond

U.S. Green Technology

A typical discussion about boosting your business success revolves around proper asset management, supply chain optimization, and networking. However, many businesses presume that outside factors have very little to do with the success of their business.

A clearer outlook? Autumn statement brings energy efficiency ambition (but bad news on bills)

Envirotec Magazine

The Chancellor’s Autumn statement seemed to bring focus and clarity to efforts to advance the UK’s energy efficiency – a policy area whose vagueness to date has puzzled many sustainability observers.

GS Yuasa to add Li-ion EV batteries to its product line

Charged

Japan’s GS Yuasa Automotive is known for lead-acid batteries, for which it claims to have a 70% market share in the Japanese market.

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Zero-Emission Delivery Zones: A New Way to Cut Traffic, Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases

The City Fix

Urban freight and delivery services boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic as consumers switched to online shopping when businesses were forced to close. The surge in online market activity that began in 2020 builds on a decade of steady growth related to the.

White paper validates innovative oxygen transfer technology 

Envirotec Magazine

The reservoir testing site. A new, industry-verified white paper validates the oxygen transfer efficiency of an innovative, gas infusion technology for water and wastewater treatment. The trademarked Dissolved Gas Infusion (DGI) technology has been developed by Fuel Tech Inc.,

EvoCharge launches new line of 40-amp charging stations

Charged

EvoCharge , a manufacturer of EVSE and cable management solutions, has launched a new line of 40-amp charging stations. The new models deliver higher power output than the company’s existing 32-amp chargers—EvoCharge says they can add up to 30 miles of range per hour of charging.

Governments urged not to miss the boat on green fuel shipping

Envirotec Magazine

A report published on 15 November examines the role shipping will play in transporting the green fuels necessary to meet global climate goals, identifying a yawning gap between announced government-led projects and what is required.

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Laser bonding can cut battery assembly costs by 50% (Whitepaper)

Charged

Sponsored by F&K Delvotec. Battery packs for e-vehicles are dropping in cost faster than ever predicted – this is one reason why the e-mobility markets are still growing at an expected 25% annual rate even over the next ten years. What is behind this drop in cost?

Comment: How the UK can lead the way in carbon management

Envirotec Magazine

Where is the UK at in its efforts to reduce emissions, and what more needs to be done to stop our island nation from falling behind on the international scene? Lizzy Almond and Caroline Bartlett of Emitwise , a firm which provides a platform for carbon management, offer a few thoughts.

Carbon 130

What you should know about what happened at the UN climate talks in Egypt

EDF Voices

The big climate meeting known as COP27 is over, and the question is: What happened, and will it help us deal with the climate crisis? Get our expert take

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55% of UK freight sector plans for battery EV fleet in five years

Envirotec Magazine

Two in five freight companies are using existing data to improve efficiency, meaning immediate opportunities to decarbonise fleets are being missed, according to a business connectivity provider for the transport and logistics sector.

Judge Deals Latest Blow to Big Oil in DC Climate Fraud Case

DeSmogBlog

In recent years, communities across the United States increasingly have turned to the courts to hold oil and gas companies accountable for alleged fraud — which has worsened the climate crisis — and now those lawsuits are inching towards trial.

8 Benefits of Green Technology Knowledge for Students

U.S. Green Technology

Have a look at the 8 benefits of green technology knowledge for students below: Impact on Environment When a school uses green technology, there are more plants inside the building, less waste is dumped in landfills, and water and electricity costs are decreased.

Amping-up EV batteries with a materials mindset

Charged

Sponsored by Dupont. Before this decade is over, even conservative estimates indicate that at least two out of three cars produced in the world will be electrically powered. This figure accounts for both fully battery-powered and hybrid propulsion system vehicles.

Soybean Crop Success Relies on Sustainability  

U.S. Green Technology

Soybean is a staple in many parts of the world. They are grown across all 50 states and can be found on farms throughout the year. Since it is so prevalent, you may wonder why soybeans have such great benefits for your garden or farm. The truth is that they do, but only when done.

Guest column: The true value of American-made solar panels

Solar Power World

By Patrick Regan, president, Crossroads Solar The recent climate legislation in the Inflation Reduction Act has the potential to do wonderful things for the decarbonization efforts in the United States and for the solar industry. As a U.S.

7 Best Cities for Real Estate Investment in India

U.S. Green Technology

You want to buy a house or an office in India, and you’re looking for a location that will provide you with the best value for your money. New commercial construction currently accounts for about 25 million square feet annually, which is expected to rise.

How housing investments can create wealth for investors – and tenants

Impact Alpha

“E,” for environmental, gets most of the love in ESG investing. Investments in the “S” and “G,” for social and governance, particularly in. The post How housing investments can create wealth for investors – and tenants appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

5 of my all-time favorite books

GatesNotes

I decided to try something different for my list of holiday books this year

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Schneider Electric commits €500 million for climate and industrial tech

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 21 — French electrical equipment maker Schneider Electric launched SE Ventures, its corporate venture capital arm, with an initial €500 million. The post Schneider Electric commits €500 million for climate and industrial tech appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Whatever happened to Citizens Assemblies?

Terra Infirma

About 4-5 years ago, the solution to climate change was apparently the Citizens Assembly (CA), a small but representative sample of the general public to show us the way forward.

The best guide to getting out of your own way

GatesNotes

A profound book about tennis and much more

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Beam raises $6.4 million to streamline government aid to families in need

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 21 — Brooklyn-based Beam has raised $6.4 million in a Series A round from investors including including Potencia Ventures, Spring Point. The post Beam raises $6.4 million to streamline government aid to families in need appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Will installing solar void a roof warranty?

Solar Power World

By Mike Wiener, Marketing Manager, QuickBOLT Shingle roofs are reliable and a roofing classic, but that doesn’t mean they are a flawless solution. Their installation allows for and often requires more roof penetrations compared to other roofing materials like tile or metal roofing.

New MIT passive cooling system works without electricity

Inhabitant

Buildings are using more energy to cool, and urban areas are particularly vulnerable due to the urban heat island effect. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a new passive cooling device for buildings to help with this