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Meat: only on Mondays

Eco-Business

Meat and diary production are major sources of greenhouse gas emissions. The message from scientists is clear - we need to rethink what we put on our plates

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simpleSwitch makes it easy to install a Level 2 charger without upgrading your power panel

Charged

Most EV owners choose to install a Level 2 charging station at their homes, and for most, it’s a reasonably priced and hassle-free process.

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Meat-only Mondays

Eco-Business

Meat and diary production are major sources of greenhouse gas emissions. The message from scientists is clear - we need to rethink what we put on our plates

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Does ‘system change’ advocacy mean ‘anti-capitalism’?

Low Impact

What I mean by system change is system replacement , rather than system tweaking (aka ‘prolonging the agony’). This raises ( not begs – please, not begs ) three questions: Is it feasible that the current system might be replaced?

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.

Ricoh sustainability manager Wong Yee Thing joins Accenture

Eco-Business

Wong moves on after 11 years with Ricoh to a sustainability role at Accenture

'World first': Room2 debuts 'whole life' net zero hotel in Chiswick

Business Green

New hotel promises to be net zero carbon from its construction right through to its operation.

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BAT fires up net zero strategy with new 2050 goal

Business Green

Tobacco giant pledges to bring its existing sustainability commitments in line with climate science, as it signs up to the Race to Zero campaign.

Has the spring sprung for China’s crop biodiversity?

Eco-Business

Maintaining crop genetic diversity needs the involvement of farming communities, and a system for sharing the benefits with them

Economic growth: a saving grace or ultimate sin? Perceptions of rural communities to the growth paradigm.

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : Humanity’s actions have resulted in severe ecological problems, which stem from the pursuit of economic growth and its establishment as the current dominant paradigm. Yet, turning away from this paradigm and exploring alternatives is limited due to the deep integration of the paradigm into all areas of global societies …

AXA pledges to invest £1.3bn in forest protection

Business Green

The insurance company has set out a plan to protect forests as part of its commitment to preserving biodiversity.

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.

After Tesla, Porsche & Volkswagen Lead in Share of Sales Being Electric in USA — 12.2% & 7.6%

CleanTechnica

The other day, we got news that Tesla CEO (or Technoking, technically) Elon Musk was invited to join a meeting of 200 Volkswagen Group managers. That may seem weird — well, it is weird — but it also makes a lot of sense.

eBay slashes emissions goals with new SBTi approved climate targets

Business Green

After joining the Science Based Targets initiative earlier in the year, eBay has set ambitious emissions reductions targets for a 2030 deadline.

Saving Humanity While Losing Our Humanity: Human Rights vs “Final Solutions” in the EV Market

CleanTechnica

“Live free or die: death is not the worst of evils.” ” — General John Stark, 1809 If you’re a defender of human rights, the news can be a hard thing to read and/or watch. Every day, some powerful piece of crap wearing a suit (or powerful pieces of crap wearing suits) are trying to take […]. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics China Ford GM Tesla

What the G7 and COP26 summits can teach us about putting on sustainable events

Business Green

Arup acted as sustainability manager for the G7 Summit in Cornwall in 2021, and the firm's sustainability and climate specialist Natasha Connolly argues holding a sustainable COP26 can be a catalyst for wider change.

Tesla US Sales Up 104% While US Auto Industry Down 22%

CleanTechnica

Comparing the 3rd quarter of 2021 to the 3rd quarter of 2020, US Tesla sales were up 67% while overall US auto sales were down 13%. Compared to 2019, the difference was even more stark — Tesla sales were up 104% and US auto sales were down 22%.

'Peak meat': Why investors are predicting global emissions reduction will outpace current climate plans

Business Green

But stakeholders need to come together to push for more drastic climate action to limit global waming to a safer 1.5C, investor group warns.

US & Denmark Unveil Big Plans For Wind Power

CleanTechnica

Denmark and the US have aggressive offshore wind plans. Clean Power Offshore Wind Farms Solar Energy Wind Energy Deb Haaland Denmark Department Of Energy (DOE) renewable energy islands US Department of Energy (DOE) US offshore wind us offshore wind energy

Net Zero Festival: CEOs discuss barriers to net zero and how to overcome them

Business Green

VIDEO: Hitachi UK&I CEO Ian Funnell, Natwest Group CEO Alison Rose, and Co-operative Group CEO Steve Murrells offer views on how to tackle the biggest corporate net zero challenges.

Bright Yellow Rivian R1T Spotted In NYC

CleanTechnica

Sam Sheffer shared a short video of a beautiful, bright yellow Rivian R1T to TikTok yesterday.

Stonehaven expands sustainability services with Robertsbridge acquisition

Business Green

Consultancy firm announces its first acquisition as it looks to broaden its green offering and international reach.

Never Mind the Torque Talk, Feel the Romance 

CleanTechnica

As relayed by Majella Waterworth to David Waterworth Conversations collected at the AEVA EV experience day in Cleveland, Queensland, 26th September 2021. Two young men were enamored by our Tesla Model 3.

Cool & Fun Alternatives Manufacturers Can Use To Lower Insurance Premiums For Fast EVs (Part 2)

CleanTechnica

In Part 1, I explored the problem of high insurance rates for EVs, and the problems that can come with giving insurance companies even more data.