Thu.Apr 29, 2021

Eco-friendly kitchen design ideas for a truly green kitchen

U.S. Green Technology

An eco-friendly kitchen starts with eating green. However, energy-efficient cleaning habits and food preparation, dodging toxic chemicals and making use of equipment manufactured from sustainable materials are equally important if you want your space to have an eco-friendly vibe.

Climate risk and the high cost of waiting

GreenBiz

Climate risk and the high cost of waiting. Emily Chasan. Thu, 04/29/2021 - 02:11. One of the hallmarks of working in sustainable finance is seeing that every decision you make has an impact, sometimes years into the future when that original decision feels like a distant memory.

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Vertical wind turbines could make wind farms more efficient

Inhabitat - Innovation

Researchers have found that vertical wind turbines can improve each other's performance by up to 15

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How e-commerce retailer Grove Collaborative will go 'plastic-free' by 2025

GreenBiz

How e-commerce retailer Grove Collaborative will go 'plastic-free' by 2025. Deonna Anderson. Thu, 04/29/2021 - 01:30. Plastic-free by 2025. That’s the goal for e-commerce retailer Grove Collaborative, which sells household and personal care goods.

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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.

Can bacteria capture and eliminate microplastics?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Scientists at Hong Kong Polytechnic University have found a way to use bacteria’s natural stickiness to pull microplastics from the environment

Integrating ESG into Business Strategy: Lessons from the Leaders

GreenBiz

Integrating ESG into Business Strategy: Lessons from the Leaders. Date/Time: May 27, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT). The pandemic has altered the way companies think about ESG.

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ESGeo

GreenBiz

ESGeo. taylor flores. Thu, 04/29/2021 - 14:19. ESGeo is an innovative sustainability intelligence platform by NIMBL-Techedge Group, designed to facilitate comprehensive management of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting and disclosure.

Modern Dane offers sustainable bedding for peace of mind while you sleep

Inhabitat - Innovation

Nobody wants to sleep swaddled in chemicals and other toxins. With Modern Dane, you don't have to

GHD

GreenBiz

taylor flores. Thu, 04/29/2021 - 12:48. GHD recognizes and understands the world is constantly changing. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Green Business Bureau Launches New Release of Sustainability Performance Management Software

Green Business Bureau

NEW Online EcoProfile Capability Enables Companies To Transparently Share Their Sustainability Story and Green Business Profile.

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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.

Lightning eMotors and REV Group partner to produce electric ambulances

Charged

Commercial vehicle manufacturers Lightning eMotors and Leader Emergency Vehicles, a subsidiary of REV Group, are co-developing zero-emission, all-electric ambulances. The new Leader ambulance will be based on the fourth-generation Lightning Electric Transit Van.

The Alpex Cultural Centre converts a factory into a community center

Inhabitat - Innovation

This community revitalization project breathes new life into existing architecture through adaptive reuse of an old factory

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Mercedes unveils new EQS electric luxury sedan

Charged

After months of teasers, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled full details of its upcoming EQS electric luxury sedan, the latest of several models from Mercedes’s EQ electric sub-brand. There will be two battery pack options: 107.8 kWh usable (12 modules) and 90 kWh usable (10 modules).

Feasibility study will examine plastics circularity in Nigeria

Envirotec Magazine

A new study will examine the feasibility of advancing fully circular value chains in Nigeria, to help close the loop on plastics waste.

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Singapore swings for world's first carbon neutral golf club

Eco-Business

On the resort island of Sentosa, a golf club is aiming for carbon neutrality by purchasing forest conservation offsets, as politicians debate whether golf courses should be redeveloped to build housing estates rather than clear forests

Slow fleet turnover means ICE vehicles could be on the roads for decades

Charged

Sales of EVs are growing—in some ahead-of-the-curve markets, plug-ins are outselling internal-combustion vehicles —and countries and regions around the world are announcing deadlines to phase out fossil-burners.

Cutting the unexpected carbon culprits in your life

Eco-Business

Knowledge is power, and if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, it helps to know what it is in the first place and what are the biggest offenders in your lifestyle. A new app can help

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EvoCharge and Chargie announce preferred network partnership

Charged

EvoCharge, a provider of EVSE and cable management solutions, has entered into a preferred network partnership with charging platform provider Chargie and its affiliate PCS Energy to provide a complete EV charging service to property owners.

Renewable Energy Investment on the Rise

altenergymag

The increased investment in the development of renewable energy generation plants has witness a steady growth during past decade with major growth exhibited during the past couple of years

GM aims to make charging seamless with Ultium Charge 360

Charged

GM is methodically moving forward with its plans for electrification.

China builds coal power plant in Bangladesh despite protests

Eco-Business

Local people evicted and livelihoods at risk in Barguna district, as civil society group warns plant will damage important hilsa fish populations

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ROCSYS, Grivix and VDL ETS cooperate on robotic fast charging for heavy-duty EVs

Charged

Three Dutch companies have partnered to develop a robotic charging solution for heavy-duty EVs. ROCSYS, a supplier of plug-in robots, Grivix, which makes automated high-power vehicle inlets, and VDL ETS, a charging test and validation specialist, are working together to develop the system.

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Climate safety nets for all

Eco-Business

The extreme weather that comes with climate change will leave the world's poorest and most vulnerable even worse off, overwhelming today's system of humanitarian aid. Strengthening poor people's climate resilience is crucial

XING Mobility partners with Castrol to deliver immersion-cooled battery systems

Charged

XING Mobility and Castrol have announced a partnership to further develop XING Mobility’s immersion cooling battery technology with Castrol’s thermal management fluid. XING’s Immersio Modular Battery Pack technology directly submerges lithium-ion battery cells in non-conductive cooling fluid.

Laos sees huge jump in Covid-19 cases, while lockdown in Cambodia threatens food security

Eco-Business

Daily infections in Laos hit triple digits, while observers say Cambodians are starving during an extended lockdown

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FlexGen Introduces Project Feasibility Reporting for Energy Storage Developers

altenergymag

With the FlexGen DigitalTwin™ application, users can determine a potential project's revenue opportunity and lifecycle costs, model multiple scenarios as well as study the grid impact for interconnection. The PFR can then be seamlessly transition into execution of the project with certainty in budget, performance and timeline provided by the project feasibility report powered by FlexGen DigitalTwin

Pandemic lifestyle shifts key to meeting net-zero targets: study

Eco-Business

Due to Covid, our work and home lives will never be the same. To meet net-zero targets, these lifestyle changes need to be the catalyst for making our energy, transport and businesses greener and more sustainable, a new study suggests

GP JOULE BREAKS GROUND ON CONCORD PACIFIC 106-MW SOLAR PORTFOLIO IN ALBERTA

altenergymag

GP JOULE North America has begun construction on a 106-megawatt solar PV portfolio for Concord Pacific, Canada's largest community builder.

Are marine microplastics now invading the atmosphere?

Eco-Business

A new study has found that microplastics are being emitted into the atmosphere, mainly from roads, the ocean, and agricultural practices

Tigo Dismisses Patent Infringement Lawsuit as Tigo and APsystems Sign License Agreement

altenergymag

Settlement validates Tigo IP while reinforcing customer choice in the marketplace

Aerial View of South Louisiana Oil Fields Offers Glimpse of Nationwide Orphaned Well Issue

DeSmogBlog

In his spare time, David Levy, owner of Petrotechnologies, a company that makes specialty parts for the oil and gas industry, monitors the fossil fuel industry across southwest Louisiana from the sky.

Fronius GEN24 Plus is among the world’s most sustainable inverters

altenergymag

Fraunhofer Institute confirms life cycle assessment

Campaigners Call for Removal of Tory Councillor for Spreading Climate Science Denial

DeSmogBlog

Campaigners are urging residents in Warwickshire not to re-elect the County Council’s deputy leader Peter Butlin due to his promotion of climate science denial.

New Traceability Protocol Allows Solar Companies to Ensure Ethical Supply Chain

altenergymag

Today the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is releasing a new tool to increase supply chain transparency and help ensure that all solar components are made ethically throughout the solar value chain

Fighting Climate Change: How We Can Have a Positive Impact

Green Living Guy

When thinking about the shrinking rainforest, ice caps, and warming temperatures, you might wonder what you can do to reverse climate change. The truth is there are a lot of theories on how to stop and reverse global warming, but there is no one answer to the problem.