Fri.Jun 24, 2022

Why Hydrogen Green Energy is the Fuel of the Post COVID World

The Environmental Blog

Countries around the world have set ‘decarbonization’ as one of the goals for 2050. Further, two-thirds of all Americans feel that government should do better on climate.

To decarbonize, the materials industry must embrace the circular economy

GreenBiz

Companies that manufacture steel, aluminum, cement and chemicals, can turn to new business models and technologies to cut emissions

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7 Simple Ways to Make Your Events More Sustainable

Green Living Guy

Events can be very entertaining and relaxing while meeting the main objective of throwing the party: networking for business profit. Everyone loves an outing, even if it is only for a couple of hours. One other thing that events should be is sustainable. How do you make your events more sustainable?

This tool can help eliminate chemicals from food packaging

GreenBiz

Chemicals of concern are in your food packaging

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.

9 Sustainable Pet Supplies to Make Our Furry Friends More Eco-Friendly

Green Living Guy

In these worrying times of climate change, weird weather events, and depleted natural resources, we need to do all we can to save the planet. With a little help from you, your pets can also help the environment and look after Mother Earth by becoming more eco-friendly!

The invasion of second-hand clothes in Africa

GreenBiz

Part of what the West decides not to wear is sent with a one-way ticket to Africa, which is good for the environment, but not for the local economy

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Solar panel waste is not the worst thing that’s ever happened

GreenBiz

It is always important to put challenges like this in context

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Investment Company Buys Land in Florida to Plant a Sustainably Managed Forest

Green Living Guy

Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group which represents the largest IKEA retailer[1], today announced it has acquired 1,321 hectares (3,264 acres) of land in Florida as part of its long-term commitment to responsible forest management.

Episode 321: Hear from execs from Microsoft, Suzano, plus more 30 Under 30

GreenBiz

This week's episode features more insights from the 2022 GreenBiz 30 Under 30, plus interviews with Microsoft Corporate Vice President Elisabeth Brinton and Suzano CSO Cristina Gil White

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Southeast Asia cross-border clean energy trade gets a boost with Laos-Singapore sales

Eco-Business

A project to send solar power from Australia to Singapore has also been deemed investment-ready. These are important milestones for multilateral energy trade in Asia-Pacific, said experts, but the incremental gains reveal huge challenges

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.

Unilever invests in biotech alternatives to palm oil for greener cleaning

GreenBiz

New $120m venture aims to scale up biotechnology alternative to palm oil and fossil fuels used to make everyday products

Students for sustainability… New Zealand climate campaigner Rhiannon Mackie

Eco-Business

Youth have the right to be involved in decisions that will dramatically impact their lives, says this 18-year-old climate activist. She shares about the biggest environmental issues facing New Zealand, and what she’s doing to tackle them

Eaton launches new battery disconnect unit for EVs

Charged

Eaton has introduced a new battery disconnect unit (BDU) for EVs that acts as an on/off switch to the battery for different EV operating modes such as charging and driving.

8 Ways US States and Cities Can Create an EV Charging Network

The City Fix

Electric vehicles (EVs) are on the rise in the United States. The Biden administration aims for 50% of new light-duty vehicle sales to be zero-emission by 2030. Some states have even more ambitious targets, like California, Massachusetts and New York, which plan to reach 100% new.

ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Clean energy in emerging markets

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, June 24 — The Covid pandemic has set back progress in providing access to clean energy in emerging markets. In Africa, 25. The post ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Clean energy in emerging markets appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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A New Look For Greentown Houston

Greentown Labs

When Rice Management Company —a Greentown Houston Founding Partner and developer of Ion District—presented the idea of installing a mural on the east exterior wall of Greentown Houston, the Greentown team was excited.

New Climate Leaders: Winning with a green agenda

Impact Alpha

If the rise of a Black former maid to vice president was once unthinkable in Colombia, so too was the idea that the. The post New Climate Leaders: Winning with a green agenda appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Agents of Impact

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Electriq Power Becomes Sole Supplier for Barrio Eléctrico to Provide Puerto Rican Homes with Energy Storage

Alternative Energy Mag

Electriq’s PowerPod 2 battery systems will help households weather the island’s frequent electrical outages, as well as help residents manage the electricity costs

The Week in Impact Investing: Summer

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ImpactAlpha is taking our summer Brief break next week. We’ll be back on Tuesday, July 5. The Week in. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Summer appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

Undergraduate students develop glow-in-the-dark concrete

Inhabitant

In efforts to find solutions to world power problems, students at the America University in Cairo have developed glow-in-the-dark concrete as part of their graduation project. The building material would help cut down on the power used for street lighting and road signage

UK joins US, EU, and Brazil in global sustainable food production coalition

Business Green

Decision to join Sustainable Productivity Growth Coalition comes in wake of UK government's much-criticised new National Food Strategy.

Illinois encourages carp consumption to save native species

Inhabitant

The state of Illinois has started a campaign to encourage more people to eat the invasive carp fish. This project is an effort to save local species that have been threatened since its introduction in the 1960s to remove algae from the Deep South sewage lagoons, and escape into the Mississippi River and Great Lakes

QuickBOLT receives Miami-Dade NOA for QB2 Solar Mount

Alternative Energy Mag

QuickBOLT’s QB2 with 3” Microflashing® has officially received Miami-Dade County Acceptance meaning easier permitting processes, greater permit approval coverage, and savings on solar installation projects

A home that incorporates recycled materials from the jobsite

Inhabitant

Located in the coastal town of Alibaug, near Mumbai, the House of Concrete Experiments is a residential project. The home was built for a client who attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology and showed a willingness to experiment with the designs presented by Lead Architect Samira Rathod

Car giant Stellantis injects €50m into lithium start-up in boost for EV plans

Business Green

Dutch carmaker behind brands such as Fiat, Chrysler, and Vauxhall invests in Vulcan, which aims to extract lithium in Germany without using fossil fuels.

Big Ship's solutions for a flourishing Kenyan coastline

Inhabitant

The densely-populated, low-income regions in the coastal city of Mombasa, Kenya often struggle to maintain a healthy living environment. Lack of waste-management facilities and extensive environmental degradation often exacerbate these problems. To alleviate poverty and prevent further harm to the environment, a group of conservation activists founded Big Ship in 2010

Battery energy storage projects supported by Natural Power go online in California

Alternative Energy Mag

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has served as Independent Engineer of Record on behalf of leading U.S. wholesale energy provider, Southern Power, for its battery-based energy storage projects at the Garland and Tranquillity solar facilities in California, which are now fully operational

Solar-power EcoPod mobile device is a pop-up on air quality

Inhabitant

Some days, you step outside and you know that the air quality is lower or higher than the day before. But until the EcoPod, you haven't been able to prove it. Now, you can monitor your air quality and get data about it. If knowledge is power, the EcoPod is the power to change the world. It’s time to get a whole lot smarter about air

UK's largest carbon capture plant opens in Cheshire

Business Green

Government-backed demonstration plant aims to capture tens of thousands of tonnes of CO2 emitted by a power station for use in sodium biocarbonate manufacture.

LG TO INTEGRATE ITS ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS WITH FRACTAL EMS CONTROLS PLATFORM

Alternative Energy Mag

LG Electronics Investment Expected to Accelerate Fractal's Growth

The UK's needs an army of 'retrofit technicians' to reach net zero

Business Green

Ministers must urgently address a growing green skills chasm in the home retrofit sector that threatens to derail the UK’s decarbonisation agenda, argues the CSE's Ian Preston.

Finally Taking Delivery On Your 1st Tesla Model 3 Or Y? What Millions Of You Will Need To Know About Your Car Soon!

CleanTechnica

Even though Tesla is now building and selling cars at a rate of over one million a year, it can’t keep up with demand, and some of you will have been waiting over a year to take delivery after buying a Tesla. When my neighbor takes delivery of her Model Y, that will make 6 […].

Meet the start-up aiming to make hydrogen fuel a reality for cargo ships

Business Green

Significant funding raised by US start-up Amogy could pave the path to an emissions-free global shipping sector.

Tesla Invites New Round Of Californians To Enroll In Virtual Power Plant

CleanTechnica

Through the Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP) pilot, participants will receive $2 for every additional kWh their Powerwall delivers during an event.

RWE and ArcelorMittal ink major wind farm and green hydrogen deal

Business Green

Partnership comes as Global Energy Monitor report warns steel industry faces $518bn of stranded assets unless measures to decarbonise are taken now.