Mon.Jun 20, 2022

Why climate litigators may be coming for your company

GreenBiz

A new era of climate- and sustainability-related lawsuits against companies is on the docket

12 Ways You Can Save Energy Doing Laundry

U.S. Green Technology

Your washer and dryer are the lifeblood of a home, with most people doing laundry at least twice a week and some washing a load daily. These machines we rely on to keep our clothes clean and smelling nice are massive energy wasters.

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A closer look at P&G’s ‘water positive’ pledge

GreenBiz

The consumer products leader is vowing to restore more water than it uses, with a focus on 18 ‘water-stressed’ regions. Does it go far enough

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A Fantastic Four-Step Guide to Eco-friendly Living You Should Adopt

U.S. Green Technology

With global warming and the enormous number of pollutants we as a species generate day after day, a green life has long become a necessity if we don’t want to destroy our world to the point where it’s practically inhabitable.

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.

Rethinking packaging to support a circular economy

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Increasing recycled fiber in packaging will advance circularity and help withmitigate climate concernschange. But it requires collaboration along the whole supply chain

Ways You Can Create an Environmentally Friendly Gym

U.S. Green Technology

Being a gym owner is one of the coolest and most exciting ways to make a living. But it’s also one of those things that are never easy to turn into reality. Running a gym means being responsible for tons of different things, from your equipment to the music playing in it. And that.

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Green Offices Are Improving Productivity & Boosting Businesses’ Bottom Line

Green Living Guy

Green offices are becoming popular among employers. Most organizations are taking steps such as introducing greenery, improving air quality, increasing exposure to natural light, and enhancing the aesthetics and biophilia of the workspaces.

Is it time to rethink how sustainability is visually marketed?

GreenBiz

Polar bears vs solar panels? iStock has spent two years tracking public attitudes towards sustainability-themed images

Washington DC Metro orders 95 New Flyer electric buses

Charged

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (aka Metro) has ordered 95 Xcelsior forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer. Metro’s new buses will replace end-of-life vehicles. The purchase was supported by Federal Transit Administration funds.

ESG Reporting: How Does It Differ From Sustainability Reporting?

Green Business Bureau

What is ESG? The environment, social and governance (ESG) framework is used by investors to evaluate an organization’s performance against specific criteria. Such criteria is used to measure an entity’s risk exposure with the aim of improving investment decisions.

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.

CharIN officially launches Megawatt Charging System for commercial EVs

Charged

Four years ago, the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a global consortium with 280 members, including vehicle OEMs and EVSE manufacturers, established the Task Force for Heavy Duty Charging for Commercial Vehicles to develop a new standard for charging commercial EVs.

The Best Eco-Friendly Products for Dogs

Green Living Guy

Dog products can be quite specific. They need to be safe for the dog, the house, and any children you have around. Now people are concerned about the eco-friendliness of every product, and dog products are no different.

Efficiently and easily test fuel cells (Whitepaper)

Charged

Sponsored by EA. Supporting Advances in Climate-Neutral Energy. Various tests are necessary to determine the safety, service life, and minimum efficiency of fuel cells. These tests and special requirements for fuel cells create unique challenges for electrical engineers.

7 Compelling Reasons To Use Eco-Friendly Pest Control Techniques

Green Living Guy

People develop allergies, asthma, respiratory diseases, and mental health issues just because they allowed pests into their homes or didn’t take serious measures to expunge them.

Blink Charging acquires SemaConnect

Charged

Charging network operator Blink Charging has agreed to acquire EVSE manufacturer SemaConnect for $200 million. The deal will add an additional 13,000 chargers, 1,800 site host locations, and more than 150,000 registered members to Blink’s existing footprint.

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The Environment Agency appoints Mott MacDonald to provide digital Smart Object Library

Envirotec Magazine

The Environment Agency is to use Mott MacDonald’s Moata Intelligent Content as its Smart Object Library (SOL) and will make it available to all of the Agency’s internal teams and project delivery partners.

Dirty air ‘cuts South Asia life expectancy by 5 years’

Eco-Business

Bangladesh emerges as the world’s most polluted country as China rings in at 10th despite clean air gains

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6 Relaxing Solo Activities to Help You Find Yourself and Recharge

Green Living Guy

The world is stressful, and that stressful world can put a lot of negativity into your life. Instead of always dwelling on the negativity, you will want to find something that you can do to help you reconnect with yourself and recharge.

Disappointing UN climate talks leave 'huge task' for COP27 Egypt summit

Eco-Business

Developing countries were especially upset by a lack of concrete progress on setting up a fund to help them deal with rising losses and damage driven by climate change

The Most Environmentally Friendly Heating Systems

Green Living Guy

During the wintertime, utility expenses can really destroy our budgets. And the worst part about it is that most traditional heating systems are also awful for the environment.

Climate-impact disclosure is common sense

Eco-Business

Standardised disclosure rules across the United States will ensure a level playing field, and is in line with what other markets are doing. As it stands, the huge variations in the type and quality of data firms reveal only breed confusion

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TrinaTracker Highlights the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Solar PV

Alternative Energy Mag

TrinaTracker a global leading tracker solution provider, explains the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Solar industry in Genera 2022

How pressure-sensitive adhesives enable advanced EV battery designs (Webinar)

Charged

Various design trends and engineering challenges are driving interest in new and effective bonding solutions for EV battery pack materials. These solutions include high-performance tapes featuring pressure-sensitive adhesives.

Book Review: Net Zero: How we stop causing climate change by Dieter Helm

Terra Infirma

I haven’t read a Sustainability book for some time, so when my partner handed me a copy of Dieter Helm’s Net Zero at an Alpkit outdoors store of all places, I thought, yes, I really should give this a go.

Back to Nature: One-in-five UK councils say they are rewilding or plan to do so

Business Green

Investigation by Inkcap Journal and the Guardian shows growing public sector appetite for nature recovery projects. More than a fifth of councils in the UK are currently undertaking rewilding projects or have plans to do so, according to a joint investigation by Inkcap Journal and the Guardian.

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Mass timber youth center awarded for its sustainable design

Inhabitant

The Neutinamu Youth Center by Matteo Cainer Architecture received an Honorable Mention in the Yeonsu-gu Youth Center International Design Competition for its innovative and sustainable design

Study: Alps could lose half its 'snow days' by end of the century

Business Green

Changing climate threatens both winter sports industry and water availability across Europe.

These upcycled bricks filter pollution from rainwater runoff

Inhabitant

AquiPor Technologies paver bricks absorb runoff water and pollution from rainwater runoff. Started in 2015, the Spokane, Washington-based company creates technology solutions for climate challenges around the world

Natural Power supports Vitol acquisition of 244MW US wind portfolio

Alternative Energy Mag

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided technical due diligence services to Vitol to support its acquisition of three Pennsylvania wind farms totalling 244.4 MW from a fund managed by BlackRock

New Chinese EV puts Tesla to shame with a 578-mile range

Inhabitant

A new electric SUV from a Chinese auto company is challenging Tesla’s Model Y with its longer range. The manufacturer claims the new ES7 can go 578 miles on a charge. The Model Y has a range of only 330 miles

Trax Enables Carbon Emissions Optimization and Decreased Transportation Spend Costs

Alternative Energy Mag

Trax Carbon Emissions Manager provides emissions data for all shipments, modes, vehicles and regions

Video games are helping the fight for climate action

Inhabitant

There are video games that teach about math and baking and even recycling. Now, video game developers are focusing on content that draws attention to climate change and environmental protection. The hope is to give hope

ABOVE GROUND CABLE ROUTING SYSTEM STRENGTHENS SOLAR OFFERING FROM UK MANUFACTURER

Alternative Energy Mag

The CR-System range comprises of overground cable routing devices which are lightweight but strong, able to hold 1170 6mm2 of cables and have the potential to be stacked to increase capacity

Clean the air in your home with green walls from Naava

Inhabitant

You know those sort of cool-looking, futuristic air purifiers that you sit in your house somewhere and it sits there like something from Star Trek? Naava is not that. In fact, this is more of an old-fashioned air purifier. This air purifier uses plants to improve the air you breathe

Solis Undertakes Customer Satisfaction Survey to Improve its Products and Service

Alternative Energy Mag

Ginlong Technologies (Solis) today launches its half year customer satisfaction survey to find out ways in which it can improve its products and services and better meet the needs of its customers around the world