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Spanish utility plans Mediterranean charging corridor for heavy-duty EVs


Spanish electric utility Iberdrola will lead a project to develop a “Mediterranean Corridor” for electric heavy-duty trucks, in collaboration with transport and logistics company Disfrimur and electronics specialist Ingeteam.

Siemens Energy senior vice president: gas is a 'stepping stone' before adoption of renewables in ASEAN


Brian Byrne, senior vice president of Siemens Energy in Asia-Pacific speaks to Eco-Business about the importance of improving energy efficiency, the challenges of satisfying racing demand for power in Asia and the promise of green hydrogen

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Optimizing thermal management of battery systems in EVs


Sponsored by Henkel. Power storage engineers place high priority on finding solutions that optimize the safety and lifetime performance of a battery, while also increasing production efficiency and minimizing costs.

The clock is ticking — time for tougher measures to green the finance system?


Stronger measures are now needed to transform the finance system and rein in corporate carbon emissions, experts said at the Unlocking capital for sustainability event in Singapore

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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.

Nissan and Waseda University announce recycling process for rare-earth compounds


Nissan and Waseda University are testing a jointly developed recycling process that recovers high-purity rare-earth compounds from EV motor magnets. Since 2010, Nissan has been working from the design stage to reduce the amount of heavy rare-earth elements (REEs) in motor magnets.

Rooftop solar to roll out on China’s public buildings


The latest county-level trials could boost rooftop solar power generation over the next five years but new business models are needed to make them successful

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Here come the electric pickup trucks! Rivian R1T in production, Ford boosts investment in F-150 Lightning


A startup EV-maker has won the symbolic victory of producing the first mass-market electric pickup truck. The first production Rivian R1T electric pickup truck has rolled off the assembly line at the company’s factory in Normal, Illinois.

Fantastic And Cost-effective Solutions To Waste Problems

Green Living Guy

A new term that’s expected to come regarding waste problems in the future in testing. Whether Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) WAC or other different approaches.

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Over 80 top UK businesses call on Prime Minister to deliver 'coherent' climate strategy

Business Green

Ahead of COP 26, many of the UK's biggest companies have today warned Boris Johnson he has a 'limited window' to show genuine climate leadership.

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BLINK Charging Gone HQ 150

Green Living Guy

So my buddies at BLINK Charging just came out with a new home electric vehicle charging station. We think it’s so kick ass. I mean this HQ 150. So the Level 2, 32 Amp, electric vehicle (EV) charging station, charges faster than the standard charger. I mean even one that came with your EV.

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.

For sustainable global fisheries, watchdogs zone in on onshore beneficial owners


Onshore owners of global fishing vessels have benefited from the illegal activities their crews practice, yet remain largely untouched by law enforcement

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Why we should support small fishing boats over super-trawlers, Part 2

Low Impact

Here’s Part 2 of my interview with Caroline Bennett, founder of ‘Sole of Discretion’, a community interest company that sells fish caught by a collective of small fishing boats in Devon. Here we talk about the life of small fishing boat skippers.

Net Zero Festival Spotlight: Michael E. Mann, climate scientist and author

Business Green

VIDEO: Leading green economy figures offer their candid views on what net zero means to them ahead of the Net Zero Festival 2021. World-renowned climatologist, geophysicist, and author Michael E.

Australia Claims 1.2% of Global CO2 Emissions — Should Be 10%


The hypocrites in Canberra blame the big emitters India and China for climate change, but the coal they are burning is ours. We dig the stuff out of the ground, sell it overseas, and wash our hands of the outcome. We claim to be low-carbon emitters, but it just isn’t true if you take into […].

Evian debuts 100 per cent recycled plastic bottle

Business Green

New partnership between Evian and Loop aims to rollout 100 per cent recycled PET water bottles from early next year.

Biden Brings World Leaders Together At Climate Summit


The world's industrialized nations -- the biggest polluters -- are very far from achieving the necessary reductions to meet Paris Agreement goals.

Bridgestone sets sights on accelerating EV tyre market

Business Green

Leading tyre supplier is partnering with high profile EV manufacturers for its new range of tyres, with the company predicting EVs could account for a fifth of its market by 2024.

Climate TRACE Lifts the Veil on Oil & Gas Emissions


Courtesy of RMI. By Deborah Gordon & Frances Reuland When it comes to climate, oil and gas are the 800-pound gorilla in the room.

Zoom in on Net Zero - with Little Sun CEO John Heller

Business Green

VIDEO: CEO of solar-powered lamp charity joins James Murray for a chat ahead of the upcoming BusinessGreen Leaders Awards.

Dealers Are Preventing Ford From Competing With Tesla


I read an article by Jalopnik which echoes what I’ve been saying for some time now. If Ford, or any legacy automaker for that matter, really wants to compete with Tesla, the dealers need to get out of the way. I’ve written about this extensively.

Demystifying food systems transformation: 10 key principles for success

Business Green

The upcoming UN Food Systems Summit highlights the urgent need to produce and consume food more sustainably, explains Forum for the Future’s Lesley Mitchell.

Yutong Electric Buses Quietly Creeping into Australia


More and more electric buses are coming into service in Brisbane, Queensland. In a recent video, Rado Trenciansky inspects a Yutong electric bus and interviews the Queensland and Northern New South Wales manager. Of interest, he explains why it is taking so long to get the buses into service.

Ellipse: ENGIE debuts new 'carbon intelligence' platform

Business Green

New software platform aims to provide businesses with granular insights into their carbon footprint.

Consumer Reports Isn’t A Fan Of The Tesla Yoke Steering Wheel


Consumer Reports isn’t a fan of Tesla’s yoke steering wheel. Ten CR test drivers shared their distaste for the yoke in CR‘s latest blog post. One of the testers didn’t like the fact that “Tesla chose to turn the humble-but-effective steering wheel into a ‘meme.'”

Green shoots: Heineken to trial low-carbon barley farming

Business Green

As part of its global low carbon programme the beer company is exploring new techniques to curb emissions from 10 of its Yorkshire barley farms.

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Cybertruck CyberLandr Camper Prototype Video Released (+ Interview)


When the Tesla Cybertruck was launched, there must have been many people who liked it and noticed there might be some way to add a camper extension to fit the bed.

Hydrogen Demand: And Now The Contentious Disappointments


In the first part of this series, I projected and explained the plummeting hydrogen demand from petroleum refining and fertilizer, the biggest sources of demand today, through 2100.

Teslas Are Great For Road Tripping — Ignore The Anti-Tesla Myths


HotCars recently published an article titled “10 Biggest Problems with Owning a Tesla,” and the article is, frankly, filled with misinformation — almost from top to bottom.

Cadillac Lyriq Debut Edition Sells Out In Just Over 10 Minutes


Cadillac started accepting reservations for the Lyriq on Saturday. They were all spoken for in minutes. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Cadillac Lyriq Electric SUV GM LG Energy Solution Lyriq Debut Edition Lyriq reservations Ultium Ultium platform

Green Hydrogen Needs To Actually Be Green — It Ain’t Easy Being Green


There is a lot of talk about green hydrogen, but to be really green, the feedstock needs to be water (not so called “natural gas,” aka fossil methane) and the energy used for electrolysis needs to come from renewable energy (not coal or gas).

A Radical Way To Reduce Fossil Fuel Use From New Cars Sold In The US By 95% By 2026


The first thing I want to say is that although this is an interesting thought experiment, I’m not saying this will happen or even that it should happen.

The Roots & Myths of the Tesla–Union Controversy


Controversy regarding Tesla and unionization started in 2018 when the UAW (the United Auto Workers union) claimed that Tesla fired a worker for trying to set up a union.

Why Wait To Buy A Tesla When You Could Win One?


It’s no question that the future of driving is electric. Be a part of it by entering our 6th Annual Climate XChange Tesla Raffle! This year’s raffle is our largest yet, with a grand prize totaling $227,000+ including all taxes paid for, of course.