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4 Things to Know Before Buying an Electric Car

The Environmental Blog

If you’re trying to live a greener lifestyle , you might be considering purchasing an electric vehicle, or EV. This can be a great option for many people. Let’s take a closer look at four things to know before buying an electric car.

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Love and sustainability

Ideas 4 Sustainability

I argue that some developments within sustainability science are already pointing at the importance of better understanding and working with love in order to foster sustainability – even though scientists have so far shunned away from actually using the term “love”. Continue reading → Concepts in sustainability and conservation The little things that make you think (and feel) Today's inspiring quote Today's question Trends in conservation and sustainability science

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Accelerating Electric Vehicle Adoption in 2022

Energy and Cleantech Council

This past year represents a real turning point in the transition to electric vehicles, demonstrated by new major incentives and regulatory activities at both federal and state government levels and several notable accomplishments in the private sector. First, the U.S.

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V2X: OVO launches new vehicle-to-everything smart grid trial

Business Green

OVO Energy, Kaluza, Volkswagen, and Indra team up for cutting edge trial that promises to slash EV charging costs OVO Energy has announced plans for a major new pilot project designed to test the role of so-called vehicle-to-everything or V2X technology in decarbonising the grid.

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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.

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Constantino steps down as head of Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities

Eco-Business

The Manila-based think tank is transitioning to new leadership after the 13-year tenure of the veteran development campaigner Renato Redentor “Red” Constantino

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Waitrose debuts compostable own brand tea bags

Business Green

Waitrose has today announced it has become the first UK supermarket to sell own brand tea bags that are certified as suitable for home composting, in a move designed to make it easier for customers to safely recycle their used tea bags.

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A Treasure Trove For Rural & Commercial-Scale Solar Projects

CleanTechnica

Publications From 8 Teams Capture Insights for Communities Seeking To Harness Resiliency and Economic Benefits of Solar Energy It takes grace and dexterity to manage the policy and technical challenges of adopting renewable energy while also addressing disaster preparedness—bringing diverse stakeholders to the table at the same time.

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BEV Sales Double In South Africa In 2022, Plenty More Room For Growth

CleanTechnica

Sales of battery electric vehicles breached the 500 units per year mark in South Africa for the first time ever. Last year, 502 BEVs were sold in South Africa, up from 218 in 2021.

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Uber Designing Specialized Ride Hailing & Delivery Vehicles

CleanTechnica

Uber says it is exploring a partnership with an establish automaker to manufacture specialized ride hailing vehicles. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Arrival London Uber UK

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The Unsung Success Story of Increased Efficiency (And Why We All Need More of It)

CleanTechnica

This article is part of a new series called Decarbonize Your Life. With modest steps and a middle-class income, our family has dramatically reduced emissions and is sequestering what remains through a small reforestation project. Our life is better for it. If we can do it, you can too.

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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.

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California ZEV Sales Near 19% of All New Car Sales in 2022

CleanTechnica

California announced the latest data showing the state’s accelerating transition to zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and ZEV market dominance — 18.8% of all new cars sold last year in California were ZEVs and 40% of ZEVs sold in the U.S. are sold in California.

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Hurry, Chevy Bolts Down An Astonishing 47% To $19,995 Until March! (Net After Tax Credit)

CleanTechnica

In 2021, the future of the Chevy Bolt was uncertain.

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Tesla May Benefit From US Economy “Soft Landing,” Goldman Sachs Reports

CleanTechnica

As the Federal Reserve hopes to engineer a “soft landing,” effectively steering the economy clear of recession while reducing inflation, companies like Tesla could benefit greatly — so much so, in fact, that one investment firm has chosen Tesla amongst a list of companies that could be well-poised if the Fed succeeds.

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The Economic Impact Of EVs On Households — Not All Are Equal

CleanTechnica

Reductions are especially pronounced in the American West and parts of the Northeast, primarily due to a varying combination of cleaner electricity grids, lower electricity prices and smaller drive-cycle and temperature-related impacts on fuel.

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How The World’s Largest Banks Are Funding Fossil Fuel Companies

CleanTechnica

The financing of fossil fuel companies continues at the highest levels despite promises made by the world's largest banks to limit lending. Fossil Fuels Research banks