Fri.Dec 03, 2021

The battle for leftovers

GreenBiz

Upcyclers are tackling the 133 billion pounds of food waste created in the U.S. each year

Biometric Technology: All You Need to Know About It

U.S. Green Technology

Biometric technologies refer to the use of OCR technology to data about a person that is based on a biological trait. Biometric authentication is one of the first and very well biometric technologies to be placed under the category of digital evidence.

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Episode 295: The ecocide dialogue, net zero reckoning

GreenBiz

Plus, what corporate sustainability teams should know about the Article 6 negotiations at COP 26

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Register Now for AWB’s Supply Chain Webinar on December 8

CleanTech Alliance

Join the discussion on America’s supply chain challenge America’s supply chain challenge continues to evolve and pose obstacles for manufacturers, retailers and businesses of every size. Learn more about this issue and how to get involved at a Dec. 8 webinar. Speakers include:Paul Graves, Oak Harbor Freight LinesSean Eagan, Northwest Seaport Alliance Bill Naber, PACCAR […]. Industry News

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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.

John Doerr: 'A plan is only as good as its implementation'

GreenBiz

An excerpt from the VC's latest book Speed & Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- December 2

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 2, 2021 Agenda for Monday rulemaking workshop on “use of electricity”Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) released the agenda for their joint workshop on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. The workshop will focus on draft rules concerning the “use of electricity” (RCW 19.405.040(1)(a)).View View agenda Rulemaking workshops and deadlines DECEMBER […]. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Ginkgo Sustainability and Green Business Bureau Partner to Provide Living Wall and Living Roof Solutions to Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Bureau (GBB) has partnered with Ginkgo Sustainability to offer GBB members living wall and living roof solutions and services.

How Philly will become the city of arborly love

GreenBiz

In the past decade, Philadelphia has lost 6 percent of its tree canopy. This ambassador program aims to bring it back and more

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Natural Power wins Judges Award at Scottish Green Energy Awards

altenergymag

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has picked up the coveted Judges' Awards at last night's Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh.

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Australia tests residential solar+storage as a virtual power plant

Renewable Energy World

Project Symphony will investigate the use of distributed energy resources in Western Australia’s energy market. The Au$35.5

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.

Filipinos are most fond of secondhand stuff in Southeast Asia—but not for environmental reasons

Eco-Business

In a survey by online marketplace Carousell, 92% of respondents from the Philippines said they bought secondhand items, but because of affordability. Hong Kong and Singapore ranked highest for choosing it because it was more sustainable

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Financing renewable energy in developing economies

Renewable Energy World

By Kamogelo Motse, Researcher, Climate Council. In 2015 at the United Nations Assembly, 17 Sustainable Development Goals were established. The purpose of the Sustainable Development Goals is to make sure that everyone has a better and sustainable future.

Endangered wildlife should pay for its own protection

Eco-Business

Giving wild apes digital wallets linked to their identities would mean that they will be able to 'spend money' on their own protection. This could increase their chances of survival

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Dogger Bank C offshore wind farm reaches financial close

Renewable Energy World

SSE Renewables and joint venture partner Equinor have reached financial close on Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the offshore wind farm based in the UK.

If You Fund the Research, You Can Shape the World

DeSmogBlog

By Amy Westervelt, The Nation. Much has been made, and rightly so, of the Koch network’s impact on universities.

Ginkgo Sustainability and Green Business Bureau Partner to Provide Living Wall and Living Roof Solutions to Businesses

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Bureau (GBB) has partnered with Ginkgo Sustainability to offer GBB members living wall and living roof solutions and services.

NRG Energy and Smart Energy Decisions Publish 2021 State of Distributed Energy Resources Study

altenergymag

Research Shows Energy Savings and Sustainability Continue to Top Respondent Priorities

Benefits of mesoscale modeling for offshore wind projects

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Mark Stoelinga, Arcvera Renewables. The lack of complex terrain in the offshore environment may intuitively steer project developers away from mesoscale modeling to assess the project wind energy resource.

The Week in impact investing: Resonance

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ??? Historical parallels. This week’s Agents of Impact Call showed how the dozen members of the New Capitalism Project’s. The post The Week in impact investing: Resonance appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

Government seeks views on plans to stamp out supply chain deforestation

Business Green

UK firms face due diligence requirements to ensure their products are not linked to illegal deforestation abroad.

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Call No. 35: Building a multi-movement engine to hold corporations accountable and reimagine capitalism (video)

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Dec. 3 – The New Capitalism Project has over the past two years dissected the failings of the current system and crafted a. The post Call No. 35: Building a multi-movement engine to hold corporations accountable and reimagine capitalism (video) appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Make your own bike with OpenBike's downloadable files

Inhabitant

What's not to love about open-source printing instructions for the Arquimaña OpenBike? Their new design has greater stability and rigidity, is shared under a creative commons license and you can make it yourself

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'Buy Scottish': Plan for UK's largest offshore wind tower factory wins £110m backing

Business Green

Backers of the factory in Port of Nigg snap up funding from range of private and public backers, including both UK and Scottish Governments.

Without biosecurity, Earth risks invasion of alien organisms

Inhabitant

Scientists warn that alien organisms may invade Earth if biosecurity measures aren't taken. According to a study published in the international journal BioSciences, increased space travel puts Earth at risk of being invaded by alien organisms. The researchers behind the study say that there is evidence of living organisms having been transferred to space, which means that the reverse could also occur

Director of Circularity & Senior Analyst at GreenBiz Group

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Director of Circularity & Senior Analyst | GreenBiz Group | Oakland (Opportunity for Remote), CA. GreenBiz is looking for a full-time Director of Circularity and Senior Analyst to lead the vision, strategy and execution of the Circularity brand and position GreenBiz as a trusted platform at the center of the circular economy community. Successful applicants will be knowledgeable about the circular economy and will thrive being at the center of a dynamic market transformation.

UK research center at the University of Leeds is completed

Inhabitant

ADP Architecture has completed the Sir William Henry Bragg Building at the University of Leeds. It's a new center for engineering and physical sciences that is designed to support research in robotics and artificial intelligence

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Senior Project Development Manager at Distributed Solar Development, LLC

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Project Development Manager | Distributed Solar Development, LLC | Remote. Distributed Solar Development, LLC (DSD) seeks a Senior Project Development Manager (Sr. PDM) to join its growing team.? DSD develops “C&I” solar and solar plus storage projects with municipalities, F500 companies, and utilities.

Highway Code poised for New Year refresh in boost for cycling and walking

Business Green

Major changes to Highway Code will see 'hierarchy of road users' concept come into force from January, after statutory instrument was laid in Parliament this week.

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Briefing: Shareholder Activism and ReNewCos

Impact Alpha

On this week’s podcast, host Brian Walsh and roundtable regulars Imogen Rose-Smith and David Bank take up the corporate trend du jour: spinning. The post Briefing: Shareholder Activism and ReNewCos appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Podcasts

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Grab these eco-friendly gifts for kids before they're gone

Inhabitant

There are few things better than experiencing the holidays through the eyes of a child. The wonder of sparkling lights, the excitement about novel experiences, and of course, the joy of gifts are where memories are made. When it comes to selecting gifts for kids, choose toys and games that amuse and charm the little ones without harming the environment they will grow up in

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'The economic case for investment is not strong enough': Shell backs out of Cambo oil project

Business Green

Future of controversial North Sea development unclear after minority shareholder Shell backs out citing weak investment case.

Without biosecurity, Earth risks invasion of alien organisms

AGreenLiving

Scientists warn that alien organisms may invade Earth if biosecurity measures aren’t taken. According to a study published in the international journal BioSciences , increased space travel puts Earth at risk of being invaded by alien organisms.

Global Briefing: Panama Canal Authority eyes emissions fee for ships

Business Green

Plus China's five-year green industry plan, EU CO2 prices reach record high, and more of the top green business news around the world this week. Panama Canal Authority eyes emissions charge for ships.

Elusive sea turtles caught snuggling and making out on video

AGreenLiving

This might be anthropomorphizing, but videos filmed in Hawaii and analyzed in a new study appear to show a couple of sea turtles making out. Marine biologists are surprised, because even reptiles as cute as turtles aren’t usually regarded as being so sensual. Or even sociable.

Elusive sea turtles caught snuggling and making out on video

Inhabitant

This might be anthropomorphizing, but videos filmed in Hawaii and analyzed in a new study appear to show a couple of sea turtles making out. Marine biologists are surprised, because even reptiles as cute as turtles aren’t usually regarded as being so sensual. Or even sociable

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