Sun.Sep 20, 2020

Michigan’s New House Bill 6233 Wants To Ban EV Automakers From Doing Business


Michigan politicians are trying to block new electric vehicle manufacturers from doing business in the state. Although carefully worded to include any type of auto manufacturing company, the Michigan "Motor Vehicle Franchise Act" was created specifically to block Tesla from doing business there.

Singapore, Helsinki and Zurich top index of world's smartest cities


The new ranking comes amid growing debate over the future of urban design for a post-Covid era


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Should Tesla Buy Out Uber And Become The Global Leader In Electrified Ridesharing?


Could Tesla buy out Uber, and begin to solve some of Uber's structural problems by supplying Tesla taxis to the Uber drivers.

A Google Chrome Extension Removed Over 100 Tons Of Marine Plastics

Forbes Green Tech

Ocean Cleanup Group (OCG) built a search engine that helps clean the ocean. Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick business business

Impossible Burger Sales Replace 72% Of Traditional Burger Sales


Impossible Foods' sales now position it as one of America’s fastest-growing brands and the leading driver of growth in the overall plant-based food category. Agriculture Climate Change Health Enteric fermentation Impossible Burger Impossible Foods inc. magazine Plant-Based Foods time magazine

Farmhouse sinks: The options of color to explore

Green Living Guy

The farmhouse sink designs are not a recent phenomenon. It has evolved with time to conform to contemporary tastes and requirements. Also referred to as apron front or apron, the deep, wide basin is sought-after for its ability to be quite an addition to any modern kitchen.

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In pandemic spotlight, public banks ponder a greener role


Ahead of the first global summit of development banks, pressure is growing on them to set a precedent for climate-safe, ethical lending

Tesla’s Pillars Of Growth For The Next 20 Years ??


When Credit Suisse raised Tesla's (TSLA) price target to $400 from $280, it noted that "batteries are Tesla's pillar of growth for the next two decades." Tesmanian noted that Credit Suisse is expecting Battery Day to be Tesla's Master Plan Part 3, and reminded us.

The law firm fighting climate crime


[PODCAST] In its latest case, an Australian law firm is representing 8 teenagers as they fight a decision to build a coal mine. Eco-Business spoke to lawyer David Barnden about winning the legal case against climate change

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While Decisionmakers Quarrel, Danes Just Buy Electric Vehicles


A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a report that the so-called Automobile Commission of Denmark published after 18 months of number crunching with the purpose of guiding the government to accomplish its goal of drastically cutting transportation emissions in the country.

Seas and forests are muddying the carbon budget


As climates change, forests may not absorb more carbon as expected. But a new carbon budget could appeal to the oceans

“Volkswagen Is A Better Company After The Scandal”


A few days ago, Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen Group, shared some thoughts on LinkedIn. He led with what the Independent Compliance Monitor, Larry D. Thompson, said: "Volkswagen is a better company after the scandal."

Emissions goals impossible without plastic reduction, think tank warns

Business Green

Overseas Development Institute warns fossil fuel emissions from plastic will rise three-fold by 2050 unless current trends are addressed.

Climate Intelligence Is Business Intelligence


Business Intelligence and Decision Support Services — a $30 billion-plus combination of software and service industries — has enabled dramatic advances in corporate performance.

SME Climate Hub: Top corporates to consider climate performance when selecting suppliers

Business Green

BT Group, Ikea, and Unilever among a host of big brands backing plans to help smaller businesses set net zero goals, as 1.5C Supply Chain Leaders group commits to making climate targets a key factor in purchasing criteria.

Is The World Approaching Green Architecture All Wrong?


How does social resilience merge with architectural design to increase community adaptation to the climate crisis. Buildings Climate Change Consumer Technology Andrés Duany architecture Climate resiliency ecological resilience Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk Sustainability

Nikola Founder Trevor Milton Reportedly Resigns After Short-Seller’s Fraud Accusations

Forbes Green Tech

His departure from the hydrogen truck company comes in the wake of allegations by an analyst with a short position in Nikola’s stock that Milton misrepresented its technology and capabilities. Transportation /transportation Business /business Transportation /transportation Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Manufacturing /manufacturing Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick Breaking breaking-news Business autos

Tracking Undersea Earthquakes Helps Scientists Study Ocean Heating


Researchers at CalTech have created a new research tool that could do a better job of measuring temperature changes in the world's oceans. Climate Change Science ARGO project Caltech global heating ocean temperatures seismic sound tracking

Water is Life: Exploring the Forest-Water Nexus in a Mexican Watershed

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : Water ecosystem services (ESw) play a central role in human well-being: they provide drinking water, act as flood mitigation, facilitate recreational activities, and serve many more functions. These services are related to aquatic ecosystems and to the interaction with water and land in areas such as forests, agricultural lands,…

Some Are Worried About Tesla Cameras, While Ignoring CCTV Watching Your Every Move


There is some new FUD about Tesla and its camera system. TZ Munich posed the question as to whether or not Tesla cameras violate German data protection requirements.

Next stop hydrogen for new rail project

Business Green

Three British companies unite to develop new hydrogen fuelling infrastructure that could soon allow for the roll out of zero emission trains on the UK rail network.

Professional Chef On Her Love Of Cooking With Induction


In our lead up to next Wednesday’s webinar on Induction cooking, I interviewed a professional chef on the joys, advantages, and importance of cooking with induction. Rachelle Boucher is a professional chef and “appliance whisperer” who has been cooking on all types of stoves for years.

Race to Zero: Global net zero commitments double in less than a year

Business Green

UK government unveils fresh wave of climate commitments, as New York Climate Week kicks off with further evidence that the net zero transition is accelerating.

Hellfire In California, Double Hurricane In Gulf — But Are Cheap Clean Energy & Electric Cars “Too Expensive”?


We are in 2020. It is not 2040. It is not 2050. It is not 2100. And it is certainly not 2200! Humans, so far, are a brief blip on the timeline of Earth.

Oxfam: Emissions of 'the one per cent' more than double those of poorest half of the world

Business Green

Major new report highlights out-sized carbon impact of the world's richest people.

U of M startup to manufacture biodegradable shopping bags

Green Living Guy

Four students from the University of Arkansas have launched a startup company around technology developed by U of M biochemist Simo Sarkanen, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, that would manufacture biodegradable plastic shopping bags. The founders formed cycleWood Solutions Inc. after creating a business plan around the technology for an entrepreneurship class. The point of the class was to build a viable business,” said Nhiem Cao, president and CEO of cycleWood Solutions.

LafargeHolcim cements new science-based emissions goal

Business Green

LafargeHolcim is the world's first building materials manufacturer to get SBTi nod. LafargeHolcim has today become the first global building materials manufacturer to sign up to targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

Virtual Event - Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2020

Green Market Oracle

This 4-Part Digital Event Series will take plae on September 24, October 1, 8, and 15. The fifth edition of the Forum, in official partnership with UNEP-FI will launch as a virtual event on September 24 during Climate Week NYC. It is the largest finance forum during Climate Week NYC.

Post Marketing Traffic – Learn To Write Consistently


“Thrive” phase – How can you “choreograph” the way you serve your leads, prospects and clients? What steps are missing that ensures it is a dance of simplicity for both you and them? I can tell I’ve got my work cut out for me because they are deep in overwhelm.


AT&T dials up 2035 carbon neutral target

Business Green

Telco giant unveils new package of ambitious emissions reduction targets, as company acknowledges it is already being impacted by worsening extreme weather.