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Why The U.S. Has Lost Oil Refining Capacity

R-Squared Energy

One of the under-reported factors behind the ongoing diesel shortage is the loss of U.S. refining capacity since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Today I will discuss the factors that led to this loss. According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), at the beginning of the pandemic U.S.

COP27: Amid compromises, world finds solace in loss and damage breakthrough

Eco-Business

Developing countries now dare to hope that they have enough money to tide through rising climate risks, though many details need to be ironed out in the coming year. Efforts to slash emissions, meanwhile, appear to have taken a back seat

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On deadline, COP27 wrangles with loss, damages and fossil fuels

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 21 – Exhausted negotiators from nearly 200 countries clinched a climate agreement in the wee hours Sunday as the two-week global. The post On deadline, COP27 wrangles with loss, damages and fossil fuels appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Climate Finance COP27

'Climate action is finally coming home on African soil': COP27 closes with historic deal on climate Loss and Damage

Business Green

But group of petrostates resist calls to phase down fossil fuels and accelerate decarbonisation efforts.

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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.

What can we learn from Indonesian Muslim environmentalism?

Eco-Business

Critics say that the Religion of Twenty conference, recently held in Bali, is problematic as it excluded Indonesian Muslim environmentalists. Activist groups inspired by pro-environment ideas have the potential to do more

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'Our planet is still in the emergency room': All the reaction to the COP27 deal

Business Green

All the reaction to the historic deal on Loss and Damage and negligible progress on climate mitigation. In the early hours of Sunday morning the COP27 Climate Summit closed with a deal that has been simultaneously hailed as a major breakthrough and a huge disappointment.

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Study: Public smart charging could save EV drivers over £600 a year

Business Green

Government-backed trial shows that smart charging technologies could slash the cost of recharging from public charge points.

Google Maps Adds Custom EV Fast Chargers To Search Results

CleanTechnica

A Google Maps update now allows EV drivers to search for fast chargers when planning a road trip away from home. Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Smartphone Apps Google Google Maps

Octopus' energy saving trial sees customer usage halved in peak period

Business Green

Preliminary results of hour-long trial earlier this month saw 200,000 households receive payments to avoid using power at peak times.

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Conquers Nullarbor

CleanTechnica

What do you do to scratch that itch for challenge and adventure? After his epic journey from Sydney, New South Wales, to Cape Tribulation in Northern Queensland, Ed Darmanin decided to ride his Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle across the Nullarbor Plain from Perth to Sydney.

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.

COP27: The voices that were missing

Business Green

In the last of BusinessGreen's dispatches from COP27, UN Live's Molly Fannon reflects on the the importance of getting a broad spectrum of voices heard at summits. Having just returned from COP27, my inherent hope is now firmly rooted in an energised anger about the voices that are missing.

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Tesla Starts Sending Invites To Semi Delivery Event

CleanTechnica

Earlier this week, Tesla announced that an entire event will be held at its Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, to celebrate the first deliveries of its class-8 semi truck, the Tesla Semi. Now that the event is all set to happen, Tesla has started sending invites to retail investors to RSVP.

Not Just The Safest — Tesla Model 3 Is Greenest Car On Highway In Europe

CleanTechnica

With each passing day, Tesla’s electric cars are proving to be safer and safer — and not just that, it’s similar when it comes to sustainability. Just recently, the Tesla Model 3 won 5 stars in “Green NCAP,” with the highest rating ever in one category.

Ford Motor Company Partners With Manufacture 2030 To Enhance Supply Chain Sustainability

CleanTechnica

Ford Motor Company and Manufacture 2030 recently established a strategic alliance to support Ford’s suppliers in achieving their carbon reduction targets in support of Ford’s objective to become carbon neutral globally by 2050 and in Europe by 2035.

KB Home Offers Energy Efficient, Connected Homes In California

CleanTechnica

KB Home is building an energy efficient, connected community southeast of Los Angeles that will feature its own microgrid. Buildings Clean Power Green Economy Grid Microgrids Solar Energy California kb home Sunpower

Sono Motors & Bosch Car Service Partner In Europe For Sion Solar-Powered EV Repair

CleanTechnica

The Munich-based solar mobility OEM Sono Motors and the renowned German business Bosch have decided to work together to create a network of auto repair shops that spans all of Europe.

BrightDrop On Track For Fastest Company In History To Reach $1 Billion In Revenue

CleanTechnica

BrightDrop shared with investors today that it expected to cross the $1 billion sales mark in 2023, making it one of the fastest businesses to do so. By the end of the decade, the company expects to reach 20% profit margins and up to $10 billion in revenue.