Tue.Nov 22, 2022

The clean energy sector needs more young people

GreenBiz

What do we need to build a clean energy workforce? The Powering Jobs Census from Power for All has some answers

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Dangers and opportunities of digital transformation explored at British Water Data Conference

Envirotec Magazine

Lila Thompson, chief executive of British Water, addressing the conference. The sixth British Water Data Conference, which took place on 3 November 2022, kicked off with a warning from keynote speaker Oliver Grieveson on the “dangers and opportunities” around digital transformation. .

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Sip or guzzle? Here's how Google's data centers use water

GreenBiz

With a pledge to restore 120 percent of the “water it consumes” by 2030, Google is rethinking the approaches used to cool its massive data centers

£1.4m funding for chemist’s research into hazardous materials handling

Envirotec Magazine

Dr Nicola Bell’s group will explore a range of issues relevant to handling hazardous and chemically reactive materials in an automated environment. A University of Glasgow chemist is establishing a new research group with £1.4m

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.

Tech’s turbulence is a chance for VCs to double down on climate

GreenBiz

Climate tech offers fertile ground for venture capital dollars to make a difference — and generate returns

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How Can You Protect Your Small Green Business?

Green Living Guy

Many small green businesses fold early in the game. That’s because of a lack of knowledge and ensuing poor decisions that the owners have made. With the right advice, you can avoid these pitfalls. We discuss some of the key aspects small business owners need to pay attention to.

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4 big ways the Inflation Reduction Act invests in rural America

EDF Voices

From climate-smart agriculture to clean energy, here's how the law will help farmers and communities cut emissions and create good jobs

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Adamas Intelligence says LFP cell deployment is up 237% in H1 2022

Charged

The latest biannual report on the global EV market from Adamas Intelligence highlights expanding EV sales, as well as the growing popularity of LFP battery chemistries, in the first half of 2022. In the first half of 2022, 6.23

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Beware of paper billionaires bearing gifts, and other lessons of the FTX implosion 

Impact Alpha

Editor’s note: ImpactAlpha contributing editor Imogen Rose-Smith, a longtime senior writer for Institutional Investor, contributes a bi-weekly column on the policies, practices and strategies of the.

The Mobility House to provide smart charging solution for New York City Transit

Charged

Smart charging specialist The Mobility House has been selected by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to deploy its smart charging and energy management solution ChargePilot for New York City Transit (NYCT), the largest public bus fleet operator in the US.

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.

DispatchHealth rakes in $330 million to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 22 — DispatchHealth has raised $330 million in a new debt and equity investment round. Silicon Valley Bank and K2 HealthVentures. The post DispatchHealth rakes in $330 million to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

CLEAResult wins $2-million grant for California multifamily EV charging project

Charged

Austin, Texas-based CLEAResult, a provider of energy efficiency and decarbonization solutions, has received a $2-million grant under the California Energy Commission’s Reliable, Equitable, and Accessible Charging for multifamily Housing (REACH) program.

Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit 2023

Green Technology

The 2023 Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit is a unique in-person AND virtual event. In an interview, Tony Thurmond, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction says, “Under normal circumstances, sustainability is very important.

Gear up your EV battery test lab with scalable, end-to-end testing

Charged

Testing EV batteries involves more than just battery cycling. With the range of test equipment options on the market, what advantages will give you a competitive edge to achieve the scalability you need? The right approach to test enables you to adapt and scale with your business objectives.

Key insights for business from COP27

EDF + Business

Two weeks ago, as the Environmental Defense Fund team entered the conference grounds in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, which would serve as our ‘office’ during the United Nations’ annual climate talks, the theme of COP27 was clear. .

Defend Gets Out the Vote

Defend Our Future

This midterm election showed once again how important voter turnout is – especially when it comes to young people. This election, an estimated 27% of eligible voters ages 18-29 turned out to vote – that is a 30 year high for midterm elections!

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Green California Schools & Community Colleges Summit 2023

Green Technology

The 2023 Green California Schools and Community Colleges Summit is a unique in-person AND virtual event. In an interview, Tony Thurmond, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction says, “Under normal circumstances, sustainability is very important.

The Ocean Cleanup works on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Inhabitant

The Ocean Cleanup, an environmental care organization has embarked on cleaning the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It is the biggest single waste collection in the oceans, making it look like a garbage island. The sheer size of this garbage collection makes efforts to clean it up quite draining

Filipino activists: Loss and damage fund a win, but what about fossil fuel phaseout?

Eco-Business

COP27 closed with the agreement to establish a loss and damage fund to help countries most affected by rising temperatures. Environmental groups say the historic deal is undermined by the lack of plans to curb fossil fuels

New York has the the first vegan restaurant 3-star Michelin

Inhabitant

Chef Daniel Humm shocked the fine dining world last year when his upscale New York restaurant Eleven Madison Park went vegan. But he vindicated himself from haters when the restaurant became the first plant-based establishment to be awarded three stars by the Michelin guide

Reducing the carbon footprint of online retail

Eco-Business

E-commerce platforms are cutting waste and using cleaner energy, but experts say more needs to be done about Scope 3 emissions

The Automotive Skills Alliance and European Battery Alliance Academy join forces to bridge growing skills gap across the mobility and battery supply chain

Alternative Energy Mag

Memorandum of Understanding will create a strategic partnership on re- and up-skilling actions in the field of the mobility ecosystem

Thrifting and gifting something extra nice Secondhand Sunday

Inhabitant

Have you ever wanted to re-gift a present you received, but worried that was tacky? Then again, you don’t want to support fast fashion companies and the consumer excess that we know as Black Friday? What’s a conscientious, yet classy shopper to do

Infosys to Digitize and Automate Processes at Envision AESC's EV Battery Manufacturing Plants

Alternative Energy Mag

The leading electric vehicle battery innovator and Infosys to co-develop a cloud-based, modular platform powered by Infosys Cobalt

The Brief: Bankrupt billionaires, home healthcare, Kenya’s electric buses, geothermal heat pumps, boosting renter wealth, public solution for worker rights

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Institutional Impact Beware of paper billionaires bearing gifts, and other lessons of the FTX implosion. Before he lost.

Enzymatic Depolymerization and Recycling: Using Enzymes to Convert Linear Waste Streams into Circular Supply Chains

CleanTech Group

In the coming years, enzymatic recycling will play a crucial role in solving the challenges of the fashion, apparel, and textile industries, as. Materials & Chemicals Birch Biosciences bottles Carbios Depolymerization Enzymatic Depolymerization Enzymity Epoch Biodesign PEF PET Plastics polymers Protein Evolution Recycling rPET Samsara Eco Waste

What can we do about how much power the world uses?

Inhabitant

Maybe there’s a voice reminding you to turn the light off when you leave the room or chastising you when you hit the AC button, but for the most part, energy production, use and its impact on the environment is a little discussed topic. So let’s talk about it

Kenyan electric bus maker BasiGo scores $6.6 million to electrify mass transit

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 22 — Kenya has emerged as Africa’s early leader in e-mobility, primarily for two- and three-wheelers. EV leaders in the country, The post Kenyan electric bus maker BasiGo scores $6.6 million to electrify mass transit appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Africa Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Dealflow Impact Tech

AI reveals how climate change will impact our cities

Inhabitant

Green energy experts at USwitch have used artificial intelligence (AI) to visualize what the world could look like in 2100

'I don't see climate change as a risk, I see it as an opportunity': Keir Starmer touts Labour's green business plans

Business Green

Labour Leader showcases Party's Green Prosperity Plan to the Confederation of British Industry Conference.

New messages for companies after COP27

EDF + Business

Two weeks ago, as the Environmental Defense Fund team entered the conference grounds in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, which would serve as our ‘office’ during the United Nations’ annual climate talks, the theme of COP27 was clear. . The slogan “Together for Implementation” was pasted on walls and signs around the conference — implementation being UN lingo for ‘putting the plan into action.’ We hoped to see fewer splashy announcements in Egypt and more focus on moving from pledges to progress. .

Morgan Stanley launches new 1GT fund dedicated to slashing carbon emissions

Business Green

New growth-orientated private equity platform aims to focus on companies that can collectively avoid or remove one gigaton of CO2-equivalent emissions.

Geospatial technology helps in the fight against environmental crimes in Brazil

Planet Pulse

Download the comprehensive case study here. Click here to read this blog in Portuguese ; and here to read it in Spanish.

ImpactAlpha Open: Climate finance opportunities

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! And a happy short week to those celebrating Thanksgiving. We kicked off ImpactAlpha Open, our free weekly newsletter, in July to. The post ImpactAlpha Open: Climate finance opportunities appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha Open The Brief exclude from paywall

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Tecnologia geoespacial ajuda a combater crimes ambientais e outras atividades ilícitas no Brasil

Planet Pulse

O tamanho e a complexidade do território brasileiro, especialmente na região amazônica , têm sido, historicamente, um desafio para instituições como a Polícia Federal no sentido de prover uma resposta efetiva a crimes ambientais e atividades ilícitas.

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