Mon.Nov 29, 2021

Why ESG will still be the Wild West in 2022

GreenBiz

For all the positive developments, the ESG landscape remains treacherous and unforgiving

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Landscaping Ideas for Your Home in the City

The Environmental Blog

If you live in the city, you must be creative about landscaping because of the limited space. Still, assuming you have enough room for a garden, you can find many excellent landscaping ideas for your home.

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Which creates more jobs? Green or polluting industries?

GreenBiz

Climate-friendly investments can create more jobs per dollar than polluting alternatives

Biden admin. approves New York’s first offshore wind farm

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. New York's first offshore wind project could begin construction as soon as January of next year, according to its developers, after receiving approval from the Biden administration last week.

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.

Why sustainable cities are hitting a wall

GreenBiz

Inequality undermines the credibility of the international sustainability community

Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30%, says study

Envirotec Magazine

The ‘living wall’ at the University of Plymouth’s Sustainability Hub. Retrofitting an existing masonry-cavity-walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by more than 30%, suggests new research.

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Massachusetts’ new efficiency plan puts a priority on underserved communities

Renewable Energy World

By Sarah Shemkus, Energy News Network. The state’s latest three-year energy efficiency plan would include new provisions to increase outreach and expand program eligibility for lower-income households and residents of color.

What the passage of Article 6 means for carbon markets

GreenBiz

The guidelines create rules for the international transfers of carbon credits, a move intended to create more trust in the growing carbon market

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Data analytics application helps industry tackle emissions and make the shift towards predictive maintenance

Envirotec Magazine

Continuous gas analyzers such as ABB’s ACF5000 (pictured, above) and ACF-NT are compatible with Datalyzer. •

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ESG Data: What Should You Collect and Why?

GreenBiz

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) initiatives have become one of the most important ways organizations can provide value to stakeholders while making positive contributions to the global community. However, it’s not always obvious how to begin the ESG journey.

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.

The wisdom of rainwater harvesting

Envirotec Magazine

UK water market expert Aquaswitch writes. Businesses looking to reduce their environmental impact focus on reducing electricity and gas consumption, while water consumption is often overlooked.

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5 key steps to setting net zero goals

GreenBiz

Before going net zero, companies must understand their emissions, set ambitious goals, engage with leaders, collaborate with suppliers and partner with customers

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ABB implements “Plug N Charge” in its new DC chargers

Charged

So, is it “Plug and Charge,” “Plug & Charge,” or “Plug&Charge?” We’ve seen ‘em all. Come on, folks! This technology is supposed to be all about interoperability. Can we all agree on how to spell the name? Apparently, that will have to wait for a future update of the standard.

8 times extreme weather hit hard in 2021

Eco-Business

Record heat, record chill, back-to-back disasters. Now all part of the “new norm

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Many questions remain about the UK’s proposal to require EV chargers in all new homes

Charged

The UK government has introduced legislation that would require new homes and certain other buildings in England to install EV charging points. New supermarkets and workplaces would come under the new law, as would major renovations to sites with over 10 parking spaces.

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Quick fix: Why FERC should approve the SOO Green transmission project

Renewable Energy World

PJM and its market monitor never agree, but they agree on the topic of treating SOO Green as an external capacity. SOO Green is a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) merchant transmission project that aims to bring Midwest renewable resources to PJM.

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ESG data is a public good. Let’s open it up.

Impact Alpha

There is a lot of confusion about how to implement climate as well as environmental, social and governance, or ESG, analysis in finance. The post ESG data is a public good. Let’s open it up. appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Impact Investing Impact Management Impact Voices

Hitachi Energy and Denmark’s Clever partner on EVs, renewables, and storage

Renewable Energy World

A new partnership aims to ensure that Denmark is able to power its electric vehicles (EVs) with 100% renewable electricity 24/7 and to leverage EVs and battery storage to expand renewables’ use for grid stability.

‘Perfect storm’ created for food collapse, panel hears

Eco-Business

Covid-19 has thrown food insecurity into stark relief

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Koch Strategic Platforms invests $100 million in Standard Lithium’s extraction and processing projects in Arkansas

Charged

Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP), a subsidiary of Koch Industries (yes, that Koch Industries) plans to make a $100-million investment in Standard Lithium (NYSE: SLI).

Warriors and Lovers: Systemic change requires diversity in strategies, too

Impact Alpha

When it comes to reimagining capitalism, some leaders and organizations confront power with campaigns, demands, demonstrations and grassroots and community organizing. Others try. The post Warriors and Lovers: Systemic change requires diversity in strategies, too appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Electric Vehicle Fuel Cell Market 2021 Size Record US$ 16.3 Bn by 2030

altenergymag

The global electric vehicle fuel cell market size was valued at US$ 3.2 billion in 2020 and predicted to hit around US$ 16.3 billion by 2030, growing at a 40% of CAGR from 2021 to 2030

Access the latest robotic technologies at the Robotics for Inspection & Maintenance Summit

Renewable Energy World

The Robotics for Inspection & Maintenance Summit will take place on December 8-9, 2021. This 2-day virtual event is designed to provide valuable insight to create and execute effective strategies that adapt to the ever-changing challenges faced in inspection and maintenance operations.

Tesla applies for regulatory approval for Gigafactory Texas, production on track for end of this year

Charged

Tesla has applied to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for regulatory approval for the first phase of Gigafactory Texas. The filed documents reveal Tesla’s planned completion date and budget.

Li-Cycle Partners with Arrival to Advance EV Battery Recycling

altenergymag

Li-Cycle and Arrival Share the Objective to Create a Sustainable and Circular EV Battery Supply Chain in the United States and Europe

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Impossible Foods raises $500 million for plant-based products and global expansion

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 29 — Redwood City, Calif.-based based Impossible Foods is leveraging “the power of the food system to satisfy consumers and fight climate. The post Impossible Foods raises $500 million for plant-based products and global expansion appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicle Market Future of Automobile Industry

altenergymag

At 46.17% CAGR, Wireless Charging For Electric Vehicle Market is Anticipated to reach USD 18.4 million by 2026 | Analysis by Current Trends, Statistics Growth, Covid-19 Impact | Nova one Advisor

The Brief: Warriors and lovers, plant-based everything, electric boats, open-source ESG, inclusive fintech in Indonesia

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Capitalism Reimagined Warriors and Lovers: Systemic change requires diversity in strategies, too.

Electric Vehicle Market to Hit Growth 41.6% by 2028

altenergymag

The electric vehicle market is set to grow at a noteworthy CAGR of 41.6% during forecast period 2021 to 2028 and to reach valuation USD 1,212.2 billion by 2028

Arc secures $30 million to electrify boats

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 29 — Watercraft in the U.S. are responsible for over 40 million metric tons of carbon per year. based Arc aims. The post Arc secures $30 million to electrify boats appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Clean Energy Climate and Clean Tech Climate Finance Dealflow Impact Tech

16th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES 2022)

altenergymag

EUROSOLAR organises the International Conference on Renewable Energy Storage (IRES) every year. The conference highlights the current state of research and the social, political and legal framework conditions of energy storage technologies. Speakers on storage and renewable energies are cordially invited to give presentations themselves or to participate in the poster exhibition with their own poster. For this purpose you can take part in the Call for Abstracts.

Ice, ice, maybe: what the cold snap shows us about Sustainability

Terra Infirma

This morning, on my ritual walk up the hill outside my house to the corner shop, I had to walk on the road as the pavements were coated in a ridiculously slippery film of ice.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market to Grow Nearly 40.7% through 2027

altenergymag

According to industry experts, the electric vehicle charging station market is expected to register a CAGR of 40.7% during the forecast period 2020-2027

UK landowners join pact to boost nature-based climate efforts

Business Green

A group of landowners managing a third of UK land have committed to using their land effectively to accelerate the country’s climate goals.

Renewable energy Market Size to Hit Around US$ 1,922.3 Bn by 2027

altenergymag

According to industry experts, the Renewable Energy industry is projected to register a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period 2020-2027