Fri.May 20, 2022

Walmart begins search for sustainable packaging

GreenBiz

The retail giant launched its Circular Connector "to accelerate innovation in the field of sustainable and circular packaging

Meet the 2022 Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Cohort

CleanTech Alliance

Meet the 2022 Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Cohort Wednesday, May 25, 2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

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Textile recycling tech startup triumphs in Circularity 22's Accelerate competition

GreenBiz

The Atlanta audience voted for Sortile, a New York-based startup that uses imaging technology to enable low-cost apparel sorting by fiber type

The EU Plans to Sell More Than 4.4 Million EVs by 2026

Green Living Guy

The European Union (EU) is the leading EV market globally. And according to a StockApps.com analysis, the EU will have sold 4.4 million EV units by 2026. The site suggests that a growing consciousness about the environment will propel that growth.

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.

Is climate tech the hottest corner of the VC business in the 2020s?

GreenBiz

In 2021, investments in climate tech companies hit more $31 billion, according to deal tracking firm PitchBook

A Look Into the All-Electric Future of Mercedes-AMG

Green Living Guy

Spectacular proportions defined by a long wheelbase and emphasized by short overhangs, powerful shoulders, large wheels, a distinctive rear spoiler, and star-shaped headlamp signature – the Vision AMG makes an emotional statement from every perspective.

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Volvo Truck’s New Plant in Belgium Will Supply Ready-To-Install Batteries

Green Living Guy

Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full-electric heavy-duty trucks. This investment shows our strong commitment to electrifying truck transportation.

SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM CHALLENGES: 5 THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR

Green Business Bureau

The Most Common Sustainability Program Challenges. Sustainability programs are not something an organization simply decides to implement without investment. It takes a serious commitment of people’s time and corporate capital.

Advocacy Group Launches Campaign to Stop Home Depot From Destroying Tropical Rainforests

Green Living Guy

[Atlanta, GA – May 16, 2022] In the runup to Home Depot’s May 19 shareholder meeting, the advocacy group Friends of the Chocó launches a campaign. The campaign goal is to highlight the company’s practice of carrying Sandeply plywood.

Keysight introduces analyzer for wide-bandgap power modules

Charged

Test and measurement technology company Keysight Technologies has introduced a new analyzer for power modules.

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.

8 Of The Best Electric Cars For First-Time Drivers

Green Living Guy

Australia has not been on top of its game when it comes to electric cars. However, they are becoming increasingly popular, and more brands are popping up. This is exciting as it gives us more options to choose from.

Shell to deploy 200 ABB 360 kW chargers in Germany

Charged

ABB E-mobility and Shell have announced plans to deploy over 200 of ABB’s Terra 360 DC fast chargers across Germany in the next 12 months. Shell says its Recharge network of Terra 360 chargers will be powered by 100 percent renewable electricity.

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How to Work a Greener Job

Green Living Guy

More and more people are looking for sustainable positions that allow them to be more conscious of the environment. A green job might be a good fit for you, as it allows you to support social and environmental responsibilities.

Vitesco’s newest e-axle to power Hyundai’s Class B and C EVs

Charged

Electric powertrain supplier Vitesco Technologies has received a 2-billion-euro order for its new e-axle from Hyundai , which plans to use it in its forthcoming B and C segment EVs beginning in 2024. The EMR4 is the fourth generation of the Electronics Motor Reducer e-axle product line.

Patagonia Fleece Collection by American Madness Made from Upcycled Materials

Green Living Guy

Belfast-based brand American Madness has unveiled a collection of upcycled Patagonia fleeces. This is in celebration of the brand’s sustainability heritage. The limited-edition pieces come from deadstock, vintage, and damaged Patagonia fleeces.

EV subscription service Onto adds Fiat’s New 500 to its fleet

Charged

Onto, the UK-based all-inclusive EV subscription service, plans to add 600 Fiat New 500s to its fleet. Onto aims to offer a flexible alternative to traditional car ownership—it currently offers 24 electric models from such brands as VW, Renault, Audi and Tesla. Subscriptions start at £379 per month.

Green Ammonia: What’s new?

CleanTech Group

It’s been over 2 years since we published our last piece on Ammonia, while interest in Ammonia remains strong, we expect even more. Materials & Chemicals

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New Strategic Energy Management Program Will Incentivize Utility Customers to Adopt Decarbonization Technology

Green Living Guy

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Environmental Advocates Say Public Comment Is Taking a Back Seat in Biden’s Push to Export More LNG

DeSmogBlog

During a virtual meeting on May 11, the public had an opportunity to comment on a proposed floating LNG export facility 16 miles off the coast of Grand Isle, Louisiana, a barrier island that was badly crippled last year by Hurricane Ida and is still recovering.

Nextracker and Atkore Announce Dedicated Solar Tracker Manufacturing Line in Arizona

Alternative Energy Mag

Nextracker and manufacturing partners commission second factory in two months, onshoring U.S. manufacturing to fortify the solar supply chain

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Communities in Path of East Africa Oil Pipeline Allege Intimidation and Unfair Compensation

DeSmogBlog

Ugandan communities whose lands lie in the pathway of a vast new oil pipeline under development in East Africa have accused French fossil fuel giant TotalEnergies and the Ugandan government of intimidation and poor compensation.

The best questions that Redditors asked me

GatesNotes

In my latest Ask Me Anything, I talked about pandemic prevention, climate change, my favorite phone, and more

The Week in impact investing: Building

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? Time to build. Silicon Valley has long been mocked for building solutions to problems of the privileged. Taxis. The post The Week in impact investing: Building appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

Seattle Central College to Decarbonize with Unique EcoDistrict Development

Alternative Energy Mag

McKinstry Awarded Clean Energy Fund Grant to Lead Project

Not so moral money?

Business Green

Stuart Kirk's insistence investors do not need to worry about climate risk fundamentally misunderstands both climate change and risk.

Here's what you can do on Endangered Species Day

Inhabitant

The health of our planet depends on a rich and diverse ecosystem. That includes all types of plants and animals, in conjunction with humans. When the environment is in balance, everyone benefits. But when natural and human forces create an imbalance, the fragile ecosystem doesn’t always recover. Such is the case for dozens of endangered species that are in threat of being erased from the planet

HSBC AM head of responsible investing: 'Who cares if Miami is six metres under water in 100 years?'

Business Green

Top executive bemoans that there is always 'some nutjob telling me about the end of the world', but the bank insists his views 'do not reflect the views of HSBC Asset Management nor HSBC Group in any way'.

New purification facility will take water from toilet to tap

Inhabitant

Most people don’t like to think about flushing the toilet and having that same water come out of the tap. But as the California megadrought grinds on, Governor Gavin Newsom has become very enthusiastic about a new plan to render sewage water drinkable

Electriq Power Partners with SEDC Solar to Provide Energy Storage + Solar At No Cost to Homes and Businesses in Washington D.C.

Alternative Energy Mag

Electriq Power, Inc. Electriq”), a leading provider of intelligent and integrated energy storage solutions, announces its partnership with SEDC Solar. The partnership will provide complete solar and battery storage systems to homes and small businesses in and around Washington D.C.

This water dispenser uses smart technology for a clean drink

Inhabitant

Innovative solutions are essential for removing petroleum-based plastics from our daily life. Bevi, a bubbly, bottleless water dispenser for offices and commercial spaces, is dedicated to offering a variety of drink options, sans the plastic bottle

Hinkley Point C confirms fresh delays, as MPs raise nuclear decommissioning concerns

Business Green

Developer reveals flagship project is facing further delays, as Public Accounts Committee raises alarm over wider nuclear industry decommissioning costs.

Modern home in Ukraine merges residence and art gallery

Inhabitant

The Residence in the Garden of Rocks is located in the southern suburb of Kyiv, Ukraine along the canal. The client wanted the house to suit his family's needs while showcasing his collection of modern sculptures

Briefing: Building the next-generation of diverse climate fund managers with Bahiyah Robinson

Impact Alpha

“My question when I’m really quiet, or even when I’m talking to close friends and colleagues, is one word: Why? Why does this. The post Briefing: Building the next-generation of diverse climate fund managers with Bahiyah Robinson appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Podcasts

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Material Kitchen's bowl and board are made from sugarcane

Inhabitant

They say it's a picture that paints a thousand words. But if you look at a picture of the colorful cutting board and bowl from Material Kitchen, you won't know most of the story. What you won't see is the cutting board and bowl are entirely made from kitchen plastic scraps and renewable sugarcane

New purification facility will take water from toilet to tap

AGreenLiving

Most people don’t like to think about flushing the toilet and having that same water come out of the tap. But as the California megadrought grinds on, Governor Gavin Newsom has become very enthusiastic about a new plan to render sewage water drinkable.