Mon.Sep 21, 2020

Tesla Model 3 Emits ~65% Less CO2 Than Mercedes C-Class With Diesel Engine

CleanTechnica

A new study explains that electric vehicles last longer than initially expected and are much greener than fossil-fueled cars.

Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter

GreenBiz

Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter. Charles Orgbon. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:45. Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species.

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Tesla Battery Day Guide — Under $57 Per kWh Pack Possible?

CleanTechnica

In this article, I go over the speculation on Tesla's possibly overhyped Battery Day and tell you what to look for.

Bring the Nature in: Tips for Creating a Green Interior Design Concept

U.S. Green Technology

If you watch the news or go through Twitter, you can see that our planet is in dire need of help. Fires are raging, floods are going wild and extreme weather is reaching new levels each year. Many of these natural catastrophes are due to our irresponsible lifestyles that create a lot of waste and.

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Global Wind & Solar Power Electricity Generation Doubled In Last 5 Years

CleanTechnica

Global wind and solar electricity generation doubled in the last 5 years, according to a new report. As wind and solar power grow, it is possible for nations around the world to reduce their over-reliance on fossil fuels and nuclear power.

ESG investments: Exponential potential or surfing one wave?

GreenBiz

ESG investments: Exponential potential or surfing one wave? Terry F. Yosie. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:30.

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Eric Dalius Helps You Discover Cutting-Edge Accounting Apps for Your Small Businesses

U.S. Green Technology

Accounting could prove to be time-consuming for many small business owners. However, you simply cannot undermine the role of accounting in tracking, managing, and optimizing the growth of your small business.

UK Considers Moving ICE Ban Forward To 2030, May Encourage Small Nuclear Reactors

CleanTechnica

The Guardian reports the UK government has a proposal under consideration to bring the existing ban on vehicles powered by gasoline and diesel powered vehicles forward to 2030 — 10 years earlier than previously planned.

Handwoven Straw Planter Baskets: A Greener Planting Option

U.S. Green Technology

Gardening is so much more than a fun hobby; it’s also a great way to take care of the planet. If you’re a home gardener seeking to minimize your ecological footprint, you’re probably on the lookout for sustainable gardening products.

What To Watch For On Tesla [TSLA] Battery Day

CleanTechnica

In just a few hours — on Tuesday, September 22, at 1:30pm Pacific Time — Tesla will kick off Battery Day. I've seen a ton of articles making predictions about what Tesla will unveil on Battery Day, but I haven't seen many about what to watch for, both at the event and after it.

The COVID Covenant: Going big is the price of admission

GreenBiz

The COVID Covenant: Going big is the price of admission. Gil Friend. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 01:00. The world (well, most of it) attacked COVID-19 as if it were a true global emergency: with extraordinary speed, scale and scope.

All Eyes On New York’s First-Of-Its-Kind Opt-Out Community Solar Deal

CleanTechnica

A new community solar program in New York State flips the script on affordable PV with universal 10% discount.

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Washington bans wildlife-killing competitions

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted to end hunting competitions in the state

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Climate Clock Goes Live In New York City

CleanTechnica

A climate clock showing the number of years before global heating hits 1.5 degrees Celsius is now on display in Union Square in New York City. Climate Change Carbon Emissions Climate Clock New York City global heating Mercator Research Institute

Spend the night among the trees in southern Denmark

Inhabitat - Innovation

If you find yourself in a particular section of the landscape near Genner, Denmark, a nest hanging from the treetops could be your chosen sleeping spot

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SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring At Its 1st US-Based EV Battery Site In Georgia

CleanTechnica

With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

Old industrial building is now an energy-efficient complex in London

Inhabitat - Innovation

Asta House boasts several modern, sustainable features while retaining the original industrial look

New Electric Skateboard Built To Reduce Your Risk Of Falling

CleanTechnica

The Hunter Board is the world’s first Electric Skateboard built to reduce the rider’s risk of falling. Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Vehicles Press Releases electric skateboard electric skateboards Hunter Electric Skateboard

Key phase of Everglades restoration project starts in November

Inhabitat - Innovation

The final phase of a massive Everglades restoration park will begin this November

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The RPM Act — How A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Is Trying To Ruin Our Air

CleanTechnica

With “defeat devices” once again in the news, thanks to yet another manufacturer failing to comply with the Clean Air Act, now seems as good a time as any to remind folks how the automotive industry is actively working to undermine the protections of the Clean Air Act and increase the use of defeat devices in passenger cars and trucks.

Bulk up the eco-friendly way with Grounded's plant-based protein shakes

Inhabitat - Innovation

Being beefy can now mean nixing meat and dairy, too

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Is The Digital Economy Green? AI, Blockchain, & Sharing Platforms

CleanTechnica

How can we assess the positive and negative impacts of information technologies and the digital economy.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 21

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 21, 2020 Announcements Deadline extended for information cost impacts of the draft rules At Commerce’s Sept. 2 workshop, stakeholders requested more time to submit information on cost impacts of the draft rules. Commerce has extended the submission deadline to Sept. Responses to Commerce’s request are voluntary. If you have any […]. Industry News Opportunities Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin commerce rulemaking

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Jeep Goes To Extremes To Promote Wrangler 4xe and Compass 4xe

CleanTechnica

Jeep is going all out to market its new plug-in hybrids -- the Wrangler 4xe and Compass 4xe -- as giant leaps forward for the environment. But are they really. PHEV Carl Sagan Jeep Compass 4xe Jeep Wrangler 4xe pale blue dot plug-in hybrid Jeep

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How a mandate for impact in emerging markets helped the IFC outperform the S&P 500

Impact Alpha

Investors often meet skepticism when they say that they can make money while doing good. A new analysis of every equity investment International Finance Corporation has ever made validates this notion, especially when capital is scarce.

Tesla Battery Day — A Travel Diary, Day #1: Travelling In The Time Of Corona

CleanTechnica

My week involves business travel from Germany to Tesla's headquarters in Fremont, California, during the worst pandemic the world has seen for century.

4 Questions Going Into Tesla’s Battery Day

GreenTechMedia

Leave it to Elon Musk to turn battery chemistry into a viral phenomenon. Musk teased a forthcoming “Battery Day” during Tesla’s second quarter earnings call. He noted that "cell production at an affordable price" is the key limitation on Tesla's growth.

Ford says electric F-150 will be “a workhorse,” will begin production in mid-2022

Charged

Many believe the tipping point for EVs in the US will occur when a selection of electric pickup trucks hits the market. Now Ford, the prime purveyor of pickups, has announced that it is moving ahead with its plans to produce an electric version of the F-150, the nation’s bestselling vehicle.

‘Math Doesn’t Yet Add Up’ for Utility Decarbonization Goals: Deloitte

GreenTechMedia

Consortium of auto suppliers launches multi-material EV battery casing project

Charged

German engineering firm AZL is joining with an international consortium of automotive suppliers to develop a multi-material battery casing.