Thu.Aug 04, 2022

Big names including Amazon, Honeywell, Mitsubishi line up behind green hydrogen

GreenBiz

Investments in technologies that could enable green hydrogen to help decarbonize heavy industry and other big emitters continue to add up

How to make your business more sustainable

The Environmental Blog

Sustainability is on everyone’s lips at the moment – thanks to The Sustainable Development Goals being rolled out across the world. This is a universal call for governments and individuals to do their bit to protect the planet, end poverty and improve the lives and prospects of everyone.

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How can composting become a viable waste management solution?

GreenBiz

How Quito’s garden waste can unlock a circular future

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5 Home Improvements You Can Make This Year & Save The Energy

The Environmental Blog

Whether you wish to live in a more eco-friendly home or just want to save money on your bills, you can take various home improvement steps to save energy. Making your house more sustainable will not only reflect on your pocket but on your health as well.

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.

'Living seawalls' prove eco-engineering’s sea legs are strong

GreenBiz

The eco-engineering giving both the human and ecological populations another chance along urban coastlines

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EV Connect’s charging platform approved for US federal procurement process

Charged

The US General Services Administration (GSA) recently issued a government-wide, $220-million Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA), which establishes a streamlined procurement process for federal agencies to purchase electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) and ancillary services to support the electrification of their vehicle fleets.

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Project aims to restore degraded Indonesian forests — by partnering with timber giants

Eco-Business

A German social enterprise is aiming to scale its social forestry model in Indonesia with the help of concession holders. CFO Paul Schüller says his firm wants to halt deforestation by giving local communities a sustainable livelihood

What drives a successful fleet electrification strategy?

GreenBiz

During a VERGE Electrify panel last week, industry experts discussed how internal buy-in contributes to the success of a company's electrification strategy

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BorgWarner acquires Rhombus Energy Solutions

Charged

Tier 1 automotive supplier BorgWarner has acquired Rhombus Energy Solutions. San Diego-based Rhombus provides EV charging and power conversion technology, including V2G applications.

VERGE Electrify 2022: GreenBiz Studio feat. Dean Siegrist (Black & Veatch)

GreenBiz

This video is sponsored by Black & Veatch. Dean Siegrist discusses Black & Veatch's clean transportation initiatives and the opportunities and challenges facing the industry

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.

Battery recycling firm SiTration raises $2.35 million for its separation technology

Charged

Battery recycling technology startup SiTration has raised $2.35 million in pre-seed funding for hiring and for the development of its patented separation technology for materials extraction in battery recycling. “By

How Can We Make Industrialization More Eco-Friendly?

Green Living Guy

The industrial world is one of the most important areas of focus for sustainability. Sectors like manufacturing use a considerable amount of energy and resources, giving them massive carbon footprints. If the world is going to become a greener place, industrialization needs to change.

Net Zero vs Real Zero Emissions and What It Means for Your Business’ Goals

Green Business Bureau

“Net zero” or “real zero”, what’s the difference?

LG Energy Solution partners with Compass Minerals to secure US lithium supply chain

Charged

LG Energy Solution has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Compass Minerals (NYSE: CMP), a provider of essential minerals for producing battery-grade lithium. Under the terms of the MoU, Compass Minerals would supply LGES with lithium carbonate and hydroxide.

Net Zero vs Real Zero Emissions and What It Means for Your Business’ Goals

Green Business Bureau

“Net zero” or “real zero”, what’s the difference?

Autonomy to offer up to 20,000 EVs through its subscription service

Charged

Autonomy , which offers electric vehicles to customers through a subscription model, has partnered with automotive retailer AutoNation in order to expand its vehicle offerings beyond the Tesla Model 3, and to expand its operations across the US.

Doteasy Technology Inc: A Certified Sustainable Web Hosting Solution

Green Business Bureau

An industry-leading sustainable web hosting solution. Established in 2000, Doteasy is a Canadian web hosting company specializing in domain name registration and sustainable web hosting solutions.

Eco Wave Power to Start New Wave Energy Projects Amid Pending Energy Legislation

Green Living Guy

Stockholm, Sweden (August 3, 2022) –– Eco Wave Power Global AB (publ) (Nasdaq Capital Market: WAVE) (“Eco Wave Power” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that U.S. President Joe Biden and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are promoting a $369 billion renewable energy bill.

Geely launches new Radar EV brand

Charged

The Geely Holding Group has launched a new EV brand, Radar Auto, which it describes as an “electric outdoors lifestyle vehicle brand.” The first model from the new make will be an “adventure vehicle,” the RD6 pickup truck. The Radar brand is “starting with trucks, but is much more than just trucks.”

Indigenous youth leaders seek inclusion at global strike

Eco-Business

Young Indigenous activists called for greater inclusion of Indigenous Peoples in climate solutions after Fridays for Future wrapped up its international meeting with a strike

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Natural Power appointed as owner’s engineer at 58MW Moanvane Wind Farm in Ireland

Alternative Energy Mag

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has commenced service delivery on the 12-turbine, 58MW, Moanvane Wind Farm in Co. Offaly, Ireland

Solar power opens the door to banking for rural Indians

Eco-Business

In remote areas suffering frequent power cuts, solar panel systems help keep banks running as they curb climate-warming emissions

Solar Tracker Market Rising Adoption for Renewable Energy Sources

Alternative Energy Mag

The increasing emphasis on clean and green energy is propelling the global solar tracker market forward. The global solar tracker market size was estimated at USD 22.72 billion in 2022

Floating platform "blowhole" can generate energy from waves

Inhabitant

Wave Swell Energy, an Australian clean energy company, developed an extraordinary wave energy harvesting platform. Named UniWave 200, the platform is capable of harvesting much more energy from sea waves than other similar technologies

Humidity, the mosquito, and me

Grist

This story is part of the Grist series Coming to our Senses , a weeklong exploration of how climate change is reshaping the way we see, hear, smell, touch, and taste the world around us.

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The Brief: Policy entrepreneurship for inclusive growth, microfinance acquisition in Kenya, upskilling neurodiverse professionals, catalytic capital for crises

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Policy Corner Policy entrepreneurs’ are scaling up local innovation to drive inclusive growth. Bree Jones of nonprofit developer.

ONE’s hybrid battery pack combines the best aspects of two chemistries to deliver 600 miles of EV range

Charged

There is a wide range of characteristics that describe the performance of any given battery chemistry: energy density, specific energy, specific power, discharge efficiency, self-discharge rate, cycle life, calendar life, and—not the least important—cost.

'Grotesque greed': UN Secretary-General urges governments to tax fossil fuel firms' 'excessive' profits

Business Green

UN chief argues oil and gas firms' profiteering off the energy crisis is 'punishing the poorest and most vulernable people, while destroying our home'.

Kashmir’s flood management plan faces heavy criticism

Eco-Business

Eight years after the devastating 2014 floods, residents of Srinagar fear a repeat despite a much-touted plan to reduce damage

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‘Policy entrepreneurs’ are scaling up local innovation to drive inclusive growth

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Aug. 4 – Bree Jones had been working as an equitable developer in West Baltimore for just a couple of years when a. The post ‘Policy entrepreneurs’ are scaling up local innovation to drive inclusive growth appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

New Santorini homes are built with processed volcanic ash

Inhabitant

Jury prize winner in the "Unbuilt Hospitality" category at the A+ Awards 2022 from Architizer goes to these gorgeous autonomous summer homes designed by iraisynn attinom for Santorini in Greece

Is Bitcoin Mining Contributing to Climate Change?

Green Living Guy

Mining, the process of creating new BTC, involves solving complex mathematical problems. So to incentivize the miners, the system rewards them with a certain amount of BTC for each problem they solve.

Wind Turbine Market Trends and Regional Drill

Alternative Energy Mag

The Asia-pacific region is expected to show a good growth during the forecast period due to various government initiatives and the increased wind capacity in China. Asia Pacific region happens to be a good region for investment during the forecast

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India strengthens national net zero strategy with new 2030 emissions goals

Business Green

Government approves new plan to cut emissions intensity 45 per cent and generate 50 per cent of its electricity from renewables by 2030.

PlanetScope and Planet Basemaps Utilized for Carbon Credits Monitoring in Indonesian Tropical Forest

Planet Pulse

Tropical forests are large and complex ecosystems that are a vital part of the solution to addressing the effects of climate change. Fortunately, organizations around the world are using Planet data to help protect these forests, including mission-based company Permian Global.