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Eco-friendly decorating ideas for a More Sustainable Home

U.S. Green Technology

If your home is feeling a bit dull and flat, it might be time for a new upgrade. But even though finding new ways to redecorate your space is easy, being mindful of the environment might not be quite as simple. Striking the perfect balance between designing a home you love and taking the environment.

Environmental Awareness Days in February

Green Business Bureau

Go green and get involved with these environmental awareness days in February! National Battery Day – February 18th. We probably don’t realize how much we rely on batteries in our everyday lives. Batteries power our phones and appliances and drive our electric vehicles.

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Serverwala: Host Your Online Business With Fastest VPS Hosting UK

U.S. Green Technology

Introduction If you are prepared to launch your business online, you must be seeking the right web hosting service. Apart from the prevalent shared and dedicated server hosting platforms, you can now rely on virtual private server hosting.

24 hours with… Lang Tengah Turtle Watch site manager Jason Gan

Eco-Business

Among the many responsibilities he has as site manager, Jason Gan's job involves him waking up at odd hours to catch sea turtles in the midst of laying eggs, to protect them from natural predators and poaching. Here's how he spends his day

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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.

Averting a Solar and Storage Waste Crisis • 2/24/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

February 24, 2022. 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PST. Virtual Event. Register. A panel of circular economy specialists exploring recycling solutions for solar and storage technologies. Standard ticket: $15. This event is complimentary for all WCS members. No promo codes needed.

Liquefied petroleum gas promoted as 'green' shipping fuel by Korean researchers

Eco-Business

LPG is "an eco-friendly fuel" that can bridge the transition to zero-carbon shipping, according to Korean researchers. Environmentalists say using the fossil fuel risks locking-in carbon emissions when greener alternatives are emerging

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Singapore students rally against fossil fuel firms' interference in universities

Eco-Business

The group contends that the likes of Shell, ExxonMobil, and BP should not be allowed to promote their brands on university campuses and impinge on academic freedom, and Singapore's universities should divest from fossil fuels

Save the Date: Recycling Renewables Panel • 2/24/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

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How I got here. forestry sustainability expert, Aida Greenbury

Eco-Business

The outspoken former Asia Pulp and Paper executive tells Eco-Business about navigating the politics of sustainability leadership roles, and why you don't need to be a sustainability expert to make a difference

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Business Development & Sales Analyst II at First Solar

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Business Development & Sales Analyst II | First Solar | Remote (Washington, DC or Toledo, OH preferably). JOB DESCRIPTION. Basic Job Functions: The First Solar Technology Sales & Origination team manages sales and relationships with buyers of First Solar PV module technology across customer groups of Developers, IPPs, Utilities, and EPCs. As the leading supplier of utility-scale solar projects in the U.S.

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.

Cities should invest in nature and reap economic benefits from it: World Economic Forum

Eco-Business

The WEF wants cities to invest more in expanding green spaces and nurturing natural systems, not just to keep residents healthy and tackle climate change-related risks. It believes that doing so can help boost the economy

Done right, new natural capital markets offer big opportunities for businesses and farmers

Business Green

by James Elliott, senior policy adviser, Green Alliance. There are big changes afoot for agriculture and land use in the UK. Imperatives to halt climate breakdown and the decline of nature have led to a growing number of government targets requiring more action in the coming years.

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Oceans absorb record heat in 2021

Eco-Business

With warmer waters have come more extreme weather events, from hurricanes to heat blobs

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Battery Resourcers Recycling Facility Will Open In August

CleanTechnica

The largest battery recycling facility in America is coming to Georgia in August. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Energy Storage Lithium-Ion Batteries battery recycling Battery Resourcers CATL ev battery recycling EV Battery Recycling/Reuse Li-Cycle Redwood Materials

With fewer animals to spread their seeds, plants could have trouble adapting to climate change

Eco-Business

Mammal extinctions make it harder for flora to survive too, researchers have found

Where Is All The Rooftop Solar Power In Australia Going?

CleanTechnica

Australia now has over 17 gigawatts of installed rooftop solar power, after a scorching installation rate in 2021. Despite supply chain issues, and the solar coaster of rolling lockdowns across districts and whole states, 3 gigawatts (GW) were put on Australian roofs over the past 12 months.

A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Eco-Business

Renewable energy is expanding at a record pace, but still not fast enough. Here are the key areas to watch for progress in bringing more wind and solar into the power grid in 2022

Gas Car Fires Far More Common Than Electric Car Fires

CleanTechnica

The argument that there are more electric car fires than gasoline car fires is silly, yet many people believe this is the case.

Advertising trade publication appoints first sustainability editor

Eco-Business

Adweek's Kathryn Lundstrom was previously the publication's sustainability reporter. She will cover ad-related news that intersects with climate change and sustainability issues

Is The Tesla Model Y Even Safer Than The Tesla Model 3?

CleanTechnica

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed the results of its Tesla Model Y crash safety tests recently. Like all Teslas, the Model Y earned the highest-possible rating during these tests. But there was also a surprise.

Electricity Regulation with Equity & Justice for All

CleanTechnica

Berkeley Lab report outlines systemic changes needed to advance equity in electric utility regulation.

Court Rejects Tesla’s Request For Tougher Fuel Economy Penalties

CleanTechnica

A US appeals court rejected Tesla’s request to reinstate higher civil penalties for automakers who fail to meet US fuel economy standards, Reuters has reported.

Tesla Accident Data Reveals Fewer Crashes In Q4 2021 Than Q4 2020

CleanTechnica

Last month, I wrote this article comparing Tesla’s Q3 2021 accident data with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) report Early Estimate of Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities for the First Half (January-June) of 2021. I also discussed that report here.

Stelco Will Recycle EV Batteries At Its Ontario Factory

CleanTechnica

Stelco, a Canadian steel company, has announced plans to recycle end-of-life EV and lithium-ion batteries at its factory in Ontario. Stelco will be using proprietary technology from a joint venture of German and Australian metal companies Primobius GmbH and Neometels Ltd.

Using Ion Soft Landing to Solve Hard Energy Problems

CleanTechnica

Simplifying complex energy storage interfaces to develop better devices. Clean Power Energy Storage Research Science Department Of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) US