Sun.Nov 22, 2020

Microbes In The Gut Are Protective Against Radiation Damage

Jim Conca

Researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have shown that mice exposed to potentially lethal levels of total body radiation were protected from radiation damage if they had specific types of bacteria in their gut, specifically Lachnospiraceae and Enterococcaceae.

Wartsila’s Risto Paldanius on the pathways to 100% clean energy

GreenBiz

Wartsila’s Risto Paldanius on the pathways to 100% clean energy. This video is sponsored by Wartsila.

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Why palm oil firms will fail to meet their social and environmental pledges in 2020

Eco-Business

Although 2020 will not mark the end of deforestation for palm oil, not all hope is lost. Most supply chain actors are undertaking genuine efforts, but until those bear fruit, green groups need to maintain their watchdog function

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LevelTen’s Bryce Smith on the state of the renewable procurement market during the pandemic

GreenBiz

LevelTen’s Bryce Smith on the state of the renewable procurement market during the pandemic. This video is sponsored by LevelTen. “It It is clear that that corporate commitment to renewables is very strong remains strong and in in some ways maybe even stronger than it was at the end of the year.”.

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New rule clears Indonesia’s protected forests for agribusiness

Eco-Business

Indonesia’s environment ministry has issued a new regulation aimed at boosting domestic crop supplies, but critics say it prioritises the interests of agribusiness at the expense of small farmers and the environment

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Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands

GreenBiz

Apex Clean Energy’s Mark Goodwin on how to reach escalating renewable energy demands. This video is sponsored by Apex Clean Energy.

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The longest mile in the Covid-19 vaccine cold chain

Eco-Business

The big challenge in delivering the Covid-19 vaccine lies in the last leg of its journey, say cold chain experts

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Is It Too Much To Hope For A Future That Gives Us A Real Future?

Forbes Green Tech

Joe Biden’s imminent arrival at the White House with an ambitious environmental program is forcing Wall Street to prepare for a different future, one that gives us hope we might just have a future. What is that future and what does it mean for the business world?

Pandemics and the exploitation of wildlife — what's the connection?

Eco-Business

Eco-Business asked Anbarasi Boopal of Singapore-based animal welfare charity Acres about the link between the exploitation of animals and pandemics, and what can be done to curb the illegal wildlife trade

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A Landscape of Statistical Analyses

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : By JAN HANSPACH Some time ago I applied for a job on quantitative methods and statistics, which at the time was something that I quite enjoyed and also thought I was good at. Well, I didn’t get the job, but I still have a picture that I drew for…

The Global South’s pandemic path to self-reliance

Eco-Business

The Covid-19 pandemic offers developing countries the chance to reinvent and reboot their economies, and shake off the disabling legacy of foreign aid dependency

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Solar-powered railway scheme steams ahead with £2.5m government grant

Business Green

Riding Sunbeams project aims to shuttle power from a community solar plant to the London to Eastbourne railway line.

At $16 Billion, Australian Solar Project Would Be Biggest In The World

R-Squared Energy

The world’s most ambitious renewable energy project to date is the proposed Australia–ASEAN Power Link. This project would combine the world’s largest solar farm, the largest battery, and longest undersea electricity cable. The 10 gigawatt (GW) solar farm would cover 30,000 acres in Australia’s sunny Northern Territory. That is about the equivalent of 9 million rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels.

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership appoints Clare Shine as new director

Business Green

Former barrister, journalist, and sustainable development consultant to take over the reins at influential green business institute from departing director Dame Polly Courtice.

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LevelTen’s Bryce Smith on the state of the renewable procurement market during the pandemic

AGreenLiving

LevelTen’s Bryce Smith on the state of the renewable procurement market during the pandemic This video is sponsored by LevelTen. “It It is clear that that corporate commitment to renewables is very strong remains strong and in in some ways maybe even stronger than it was at the end of the year.” Sarah Golden, senior energy analyst & VERGE energy chair at GreenBiz, interviewed Bryce Smith, CEO of LevelTen, during the VERGE 20 virtual event (October 26-30, 2020).

To build a greener future for construction, we must first get to grips with value

Business Green

A new building can have a positive environmental impact, deliver value for money and benefit society, argue UK Green Building Council's Alastair Mant, and Ron Lang of the Construction Innovation Hub. How do we define value in the built environment?

Concentrating Solar Power Gets Supercritical CO2 Makeover

CleanTechnica

Weirdly, Trump continues to pitch concentrating solar power as the sun sets on his administration, now with supercritical carbon dioxide. Clean Power Concentrating Solar Power Solar Energy Solar Thermal concentrating solar DOE Heliogen sCO2 united states US

CBI calls for business rates exemption for green building upgrades

Business Green

Britain's biggest business group urges Treasury to exempt green building upgrades and technologies from business rates to help drive decarbonisation efforts.

Western Green Hydrogen Makeover Clouds Fossil Energy Revival

CleanTechnica

Tidal wave of green hydrogen investment spoils Trump oil and gas legacy -- and wait, whatever happened to all your coal jobs.

Scottish National Investment Bank launches to help drive net zero agenda

Business Green

New bank set to invest £2bn over the next decade, with green infrastructure a top priority.

CleanTechnica’s Path To A Brighter Future

CleanTechnica

CleanTechnica has been diligently and obsessively covering cleantech industries for more than a decade. We've seen many good news sites come and go, because it's simply hard to be a profitable and large niche media company in this day and age.

Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership appoints Claire Shine as new director

Business Green

Former barrister, journalist, and sustainable development consultant to take over the reins at influential green business institute from departing director Dame Polly Courtice.

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5 Teslas Under $30,000

CleanTechnica

Tesla electric vehicles have been the clear leaders in the EV space for some time now. They have the longest ranges, are loaded with technology, are safe, and have appealing designs. The only downside is the cost.

Ex-Lotus & McLaren Engineer Mike Kerr Joins Everrati: Iconic Cars Re-Made For An Electric Revolution

CleanTechnica

Ex-Lotus and McLaren Engineer Mike Kerr has joined Everrati (London-based Everrati was previously known as Ionic Cars) as the new Director of Engineering.

CleanTechnica Is Jumping Onto Micromobility

CleanTechnica

Over the last 13 years, we here at CleanTechnica have built one of the most loved cleantech and clean economy news site in the world.

Hydrogen Power For Heavy Trucks In China And All The Ships At Sea

CleanTechnica

Hydrogen fuel cell systems may find a place in the transportation industry as a way to decarbonize heavy trucks and ocean going ships.

Tesla’s Manufacturing Revolution — Machines That Set Tesla Apart

CleanTechnica

In a video titled "Game Over — Tesla's AI Manufacturing Revolution," Casgains Academy explained why Tesla's AI manufacturing is so important, and also detailed the machines that actually set the company apart.

Goldman Sachs On Tesla’s S&P 500 Entry: “Could Spark $8 Billion Buying Spree”

CleanTechnica

Goldman Sachs, which has reportedly made $100 million off of Tesla trades this year, has pointed out that Tesla's S&P 500 entry could "spark an $8 billion buying spree.

History of the Partnership between Tesla & Curevac — It’s Older than Covid-19

CleanTechnica

Tesla has partnered with Curevac to help fight the coronavirus, but what is the extent of this partnership? I've seen claims all over Twitter from a few of Elon Musk's critics saying that he should "stick to making rockets.".

Dreamy Eco-Retreat for Sale

CleanTechnica

Cyber Monday Virtual Trade Show: EV Aftermarket Products and Accessories

CleanTechnica

You purchased an electric vehicle – awesome! Now what? Join us Cyber Monday (November 30th) for CleanTechnica’s EV Aftermarket Virtual Trade Show. Find all the latest in EV products, services, and accessories. Shop for the EV enthusiast in your life, or for your own EV!

Carbon Tracker Claims EV Revolution Will “End Oil Era.”

CleanTechnica

Carbon Tracker says electric vehicle policies in emerging nations could lower future demand for oil by 70%. Electric Vehicles Carbon Tracker electric car electric vehicles emerging economies ev revolution