Tue.Oct 04, 2022

Scaling small technologies can hasten our climate action


What if we started to think about addressing the crisis not by looking for the silver bullet, but for many scaleable innovations that can move the needle, fast

Bidirectional Act to promote electric school bus V2G applications introduced in Senate


Bidirectional electric school buses are such a good idea, they almost sound too good to be true.

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EDF’s Fleet Electrification Solution Center offers a useful roadmap


Company fleets now have an additional resource toward electrifying class 3-8 vehicles


Electrify America highlights customer satisfaction efforts


Public charging networks have been coming in for their share of criticism lately. Recent studies from UC Berkeley , J.D. Power and Plug In America (among others) have quantified what EV drivers already know: the uptime performance of public chargers is abysmal.

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.

3 tips for how cities can be more entrepreneurial


Some cities leaned into creative, progressive mobility programs during the global pandemic as city public transit ridership, the backbone of urban mobility, evaporated overnight


Alexander Dennis adds two new electric buses, designed in-house, to its lineup


Bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis , (ADL) a subsidiary of the NFI Group, is expanding its zero-emission bus portfolio with the addition of two new electric bus products fully designed and integrated in-house.

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4 Lessons on How to Transform to Zero-Emission Transport in India

The City Fix

Vehicle ownership per capita has grown five‐fold in India since 2000. As a result, passenger transport activity has more than tripled, and energy demand more than doubled from 2000 to 2020. The transport sector is the third largest greenhouse gas.

Simplify and overcome the challenges in electric aircraft motor and inverter testing


Sponsored by HBK. In recent years there has been an increased interest in electric and more electric aircraft, including both novel all-electric aircraft, drones, rigid air ships, and traditional aircraft with efficient and more electric components.

“We Have to Start Questioning What Systems We Are Participating In”


Xiye Bastida is a 20-year-old climate activist from the Otomí-Toltec community in central Mexico, a leading organizer with the Fridays for Future movement in New York City, a co-founder of the Re-Earth Initiative , and a champion of Indigenous and immigrant engagement in climate activism.

How to reduce complexity of power connections in EVs (Webinar)


Electric vehicles have high voltage systems that require precise connections, and demand for innovative components is rapidly increasing around the globe.

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.

WCS Talks 2022 Speaker Spotlight: Keally DeWitt

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Through the daily grind, Keally found time to have a meaningful conversation about weaving together the Cleantech space, looking internally to find your path and opening doors through vulnerability. On Keally’s Career Journey & Learnings. What is your Cleantech journey?

OneD raises $25 million in Series C funds, enters R&D agreement with GM


GM and OneD Battery Sciences will cooperate to research the possible use of OneD’s silicon nanotechnology in GM’s Ultium cells. Meanwhile, OneD has raised $25 million in Series C funding from investors including GM Ventures and Volta Energy Technologies.

The LiiST: Seven impact funds that are raising capital now (October 2022)

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 4 – On Last week’s Agents of Impact Call, we heard from first-time, women managers of small impact funds in emerging. The post The LiiST: Seven impact funds that are raising capital now (October 2022) appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Dealflow The Liist exclude from paywall


Fuel cell-electric drive measurement technology


Sponsored by CSM. Fuel cell powered vehicles are becoming an essential part of the electromobility transformation. The core component of the powertrain is the electrochemical reactor, known as the fuel cell stack. Commissioning is carried out on test benches where all essential functions are tested.

PR Firm With Deep Ties to Big Oil Is a Major Presence at Tory Conference


BIRMINGHAM, UK – The elite public relations firm Edelman – long criticised for working with the fossil fuel industry to distort climate science and slow climate action – is hosting an “international lounge” at the four-day Conservative party conference in Birmingham.

What Are The Advantages Of Magnetic Digital Timer?

U.S. Green Technology

A Magnetic Digital Timer is a device that helps to improve the energy efficiency of your home. It is used to track the amount of time that appliances are in use and can be programmed to turn them off automatically when they are not needed. This can help to reduce your energy bills and save.

Old School Climate Science Denial Lingers on Outskirts of Tory Conference


BIRMINGHAM, UK – “There is no greenhouse effect.” That was the stark title of the leaflets piled up outside the Birmingham & Midland Institute’s Lyttelton Theatre, where old school climate science denial was on open display on the outskirts of the Conservative party’s annual conference.

The Fastest Growing SEV Company is Making Charging Obsolete

Alternative Energy Mag

Aptera Announces Solar Cell Supplier: Maxeon Solar Technologies

Watch a Climate Friendly Yard Makeover

Greenability Magazine

Gardeners and homeowners are invited to watch (or volunteer) at the planting of nearly 700 native plants during the installation of the first Climate Friendly Yard Makeover. The Climate-Friendly Yard Makeover (CFYM) is a demonstration project of Missouri Organic Recycling (MOR) and its partners.

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The road to zero: how one company began their journey to fleet electrification

EDF + Business

Today, the private sector faces a critical crossroad for climate action.

SOCAP Spotlight: Using ESG for good, not for evil

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Oct. 4 – SOCAP is back in person this year and the conversation around ESG will be lively and urgent. I’m thrilled. The post SOCAP Spotlight: Using ESG for good, not for evil appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ESG Impact Investing Impact Voices exclude from paywall Socap

From power to pee, this new school is innovating a more sustainable future


The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability is accelerating research to address climate change

The Brief: The October LiiST, carbon recycling, impact for domestic workers, EV financing in India, credit for migrants, beyond ESG at SOCAP

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: The LiiST Seven more impact funds that are raising capital now.

Some Thoughts on Business & Biodiversity

Terra Infirma

Last week, the Corporate Sustainability Mastermind Group (CoSM) considered the topic of business and biodiversity.

South African home cleaning service SweepSouth raises $11 million, led by Altheia IDF

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 4 — The domestic services industry in Africa has a reputation for being unregulated and exploitative. Cape Town-based SweepSouth launched in. The post South African home cleaning service SweepSouth raises $11 million, led by Altheia IDF appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

EDP Renewables Celebrates the Start of Construction on the Indiana Crossroads II Wind Farm

Alternative Energy Mag

With 1,400 megawatts of installed renewable energy capacity in Indiana, EDP Renewables will strengthen its position as the top wind energy producer in the state with this new 202-megawatt wind farm

LanzaTech secures $550 million carbon recycling partnership with Brookfield Renewable

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 4 — Chicago-based LanzaTech uses microbes to convert industrial carbon emissions into sustainable fuel and inputs for textile, rubber and packaging. The post LanzaTech secures $550 million carbon recycling partnership with Brookfield Renewable appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

This bridge design takes inspiration from the bara eel


Often, bridges are used to take humans across nature. They cross forests, lakes, rivers, gorges and natural areas where the bridge cuts through. These structures are typically a steel or concrete design. But the Bara Bridge, designed by Sam Crawford Architects, is different

European Tour: Stakeholder Meeting @ Cleantech Forum Europe • 11/8/22

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

November 8, 2022. 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM CEST. Maison de la Poste, Brussels. WCS and Cleantech Group invite thought leaders to a closed-door round table to envision the future for Women in Cleantech and Sustainability in Europe. General ticket: EUR (~ USD). WCS members: EUR (~ USD).

Defend Our Future IRL

Defend Our Future

For two and a half years, Defend Our Future has had to rely almost exclusively on our digital community to advocate for just and equitable climate solutions. But everything is changing this year.

Global nature finance hub launched in Geneva

Business Green

Switzerland-headquartered group aims to embed nature-related risks in financial decision making.

Biophilic villa with a green rooftop minimizes solar gain


Villa KD 45 by Studio Symbiosis is a villa designed for a joint family in Ghaziabad, Delhi NCR, India. The villa creates a connection between the residents and nature, while maximizing comfort through passive sustainable design solutions

Making ESG the blueprint to better business


Following a year of explosive growth in ESG funds that observers say had coincided with a bull market, investors and portfolio managers are now facing a lull as interest in such funds see a sharp slowdown in the first half of 2022


Power Factors Launches Unified Brand and Updated Website

Alternative Energy Mag

Industry-leading Power Factors announces a refreshed brand and website following a successful presence at the RE+ conference in Anaheim, CA

In Myanmar's rebel strongholds, internet can mean life or death


Internet shutdowns have become a staple of Myanmar's junta since it seized power last year, with UN human rights experts saying access to online information is 'a matter of life and death' for those fleeing attacks by the military