Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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The renewable energy transition is creating a green jobs boom

GreenBiz

million people work in the global renewable energy sector, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency

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New Fyler receives order from Winnipeg Transit for up to 166 zero-emission buses

Charged

Canadian bus and coach manufacturer NFI reports that its subsidiary New Flyer has received orders for 16 battery-electric and fuel-cell-electric transit buses from Winnipeg Transit.

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Reclamation, reuse and the Urban Wood Project

GreenBiz

How much wood would a wood-consuming world waste? Formed in 2018 under the auspices of the USDA Forest Service, the Urban Wood Project began in Baltimore to reclaim wood that would otherwise be burned or landfilled

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Ioneer in final permitting stage of its Lithium-Boron project in Nevada

Charged

Ioneer , an emerging US supplier of lithium and boron, has earned a notice of intent (NOI) from the Bureau of Land Management for its Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

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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.

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Episode 347: Politics, greenwashing, burnout antidote

GreenBiz

Joe Zammit-Lucia has experience in both business and politics, as a CEO, a marketer and across the spectrum of research and development. He joins GreenBiz 350 to chat about his book, "The New Political Capitalism

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Kia EV6 wins 2023 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™

Green Living Guy

Release Date: 12 Jan 2023 EV6 recognized for automotive innovation. Also design and safety features. Then the performance, technology and driver satisfaction. Finally the user experience and the value. Recognition Selection The EV6 was driven and selected by 50 automotive experts.

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Let’s go BMW i7 Electric car

Green Living Guy

The BMW i7 is the latest addition to the BMW i family of electric vehicles. This luxury sedan boasts a sleek design and advanced technology, making it a top choice for eco-conscious car buyers.

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Northwest Partners: IT Staffing and IT Solutions Service Provider Committed to Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

Becoming a carbon-neutral IT solutions service provider by 2024 Northwest Partners is an IT solutions service provider.

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Tory-Linked Think Tank Appoints ‘Brazen’ Climate Denier as Director

DeSmogBlog

A think tank with ties to senior Conservative politicians has appointed a businessman who claims environmentalism is part of a “totalitarian” plan to control the public, and says there is “no causal link” between human-made carbon emissions and global warming.

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Buoyant racking turns water into an ideal solar site The floats, mooring and anchors of floating solar.

Solar Power World

Floating solar projects are scaling up in the United States, and while the technology is still emerging here, it isn’t necessarily entering uncharted waters.

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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.

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Demetric Duckett, Living Cities: New decision-makers for the new majority (podcast)

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Jan. 20 – Building wealth for women and people of color is about numbers as well as equity. By mid-century, there will be. The post Demetric Duckett, Living Cities: New decision-makers for the new majority (podcast) appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Government confirms plans for new Deposit Return Scheme

Business Green

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Baltimore Aircoil Company Announces Release of its First Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report

Alternative Energy Mag

Increased commitment and transparency amidst efficiency innovation makes BAC leader in field

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2023 is the year of community solar

Solar Power World

By David Field, CEO and co-founder, Luminia Ambitious clean energy goals are proliferating around the world to transition global reliance away from fossil fuels in favor of more sustainable resources like solar and wind.

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Mercedes puts a paywall on your electric car performance

Inhabitant

Mercedes-Benz has put a paywall on EV performance, requiring extra cost to unlock the full potential of its all-electric sports cars. You can imagine this won't go over well with environmentalists pushing for automakers to give the push to switch to all EVs all they've got in time to mitigate climate change, and it's not going to impress auto enthusiasts much either

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From beauty queen to social entrepreneur: Tamara Gondo on rebuilding refugee lives and protecting the environment

Eco-Business

The CEO of Liberty Society says workers in the fashion industry are underpaid and working in an unsafe environment. She shares how her company trains and empowers marginalised women and its aim to help reduce material waste

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Meet Great Wrap, the completely compostable cling wrap

Inhabitant

It’s finally here — stretch wrap that’s made from food waste rather than petroleum-based plastic. It’s time to reset your vocabulary from “plastic wrap” to “Great Wrap.”

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Taiwanese rail company tops Asian firms in ranking of world’s greenest corporates

Eco-Business

Clean energy transport firms emerge as some of the region's most sustainable companies. Four of them are on the Corporate Knights' Global 100 index for the first time. The number of Asia Pacific firms on the index rose to 19 this year

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2023 Energy Fair Seeking Presenters

Alternative Energy Mag

MREA’s 32nd Annual Energy Fair , Early Bird Deadline Fast Approaching - February 15th, 2023

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Labour leader hints at end to new North Sea oil and gas fields

Business Green

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The Week in Impact Investing: Credit

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?Ground Ground truth. As delegates headed to Davos this week to talk climate and collaboration, The New York Times reported from Ecuador on. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Credit appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

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'Everybody is welcome, the only ask is you come with solutions': COP28’s Majid Al Suwaidi

Eco-Business

COP28's director general Majid Al Suwaidi has declared that the upcoming global climate talks to be hosted in Dubai later this year will be inclusive and open to everyone

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Long-duration storage projects are taking shape

Business Green

New projects with big price tags are looking for long-duration energy storage solutions In the summer of 2021, a flurry of R&D money was flying into new long-duration energy storage technologies.

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White Paper: Cloth Vs. Disposable Diapers

Strategic Sustainability Consulting

The argument for and against cloth and disposable diapers is a big topic among eco-friendly parents today. Some argue that using disposables contributes to landfill waste, while others argue that cloth diapers require more water use. But what's the science behind it?

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ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Nature-based biotech

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 20 — Forests, oceans and soils play a crucial role in absorbing greenhouse gas emissions – and they could use some. The post ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Nature-based biotech appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Global Briefing: Davos Summit delivers flurry of green announcements

Business Green

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The Future Of Tesla Is In Musk’s Hands

CleanTechnica

How does a 2023 New York Times magazine cover frame the Tesla CEO in light of upcoming lawsuits? Is the company in the grasp of a leader whose perceived spontaneity is really the product of calculated thinking?

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10 European firms every sustainability professional should know

Business Green

From smart sockets to solar fabric, these businesses and innovations could be great additions to your sustainability toolkit Between 2010 to 2022, "the number of emerging technology companies tackling the climate crisis has increased 4x", to nearly 45,000.

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Tesla Price Cuts Spark Demand Surge

CleanTechnica

When Tesla cut prices across the board last week, some worried the company had an oversupply problem. They're not worried any more. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Tesla Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model Y Tesla prices

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Vanguard reportedly blocks climate groups from annual meeting

Business Green

Sierra Group claims it was blocked from attending annual institutional investor webinar by asset management giant Asset management giant Vanguard has allegedly prevented climate partners from joining its annual institutional investor webinar.

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An EV Heads To Daytona, But It’s Heavier Than Any Car That’s Ever Raced There

CleanTechnica

When you think of Daytona International Speedway, you probably think of The Great American Race — the DAYTONA 500. As the most widely watched motorsport event, the season-opening NASCAR Cup Series naturally draws much of the attention.

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Could just three policy levers trigger a global cascade of climate action?

Business Green

Researchers pin point how action on EVs, plant-based proteins, and green ammonia could drive a net zero ripple effect across the wider economy It would be laughable to suggest there was an easy fix for the climate crisis.

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My Tesla Model Y Saves Me Money

CleanTechnica

As a Tesla Model Y owner, I can say that having an electric vehicle has so many clear-cut advantages. Not only does my electric car bring me driving pleasure, but it also reduces my carbon footprint and saves me plenty of money. It turns out that I’m super-interested in ways to save some cash.

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Confronting The Climate Crisis With Scientist Activism: The Essential Role Of Rule Breakers

CleanTechnica

Our society generally agrees that in times of crisis, rules may have to be broken for vital causes by those willing to risk the consequences. But what of the climate crisis? What rules should scientists be breaking, repercussions be damned, to help solve it?

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31% Of New Vehicle Sales Plugin Sales In Germany In 2022!

CleanTechnica

Almost one out of every three new vehicles sold in Germany in 2022 had a plug.