Tue.Nov 30, 2021

Being bold: AT&T connects industries to a low-carbon future

GreenBiz

Sponsored: AT&T’s new Connected Climate Initiative seeks to use 5G and other broadband connectivity to help accelerate a multi-industry transformation needed to reach global climate goals

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Hoodies With Skirts: How Do I Do This?

U.S. Green Technology

Have you been wearing hoodies with only denim bottoms for a long time and are seeking something new to add to your winter wardrobe? If you’re looking for a great bottom to wear with sweatshirts, skirts are the way to go.

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Diesel trucks are driving environmental injustice in parts of the US

GreenBiz

Using satellite data, researchers found that poor communities of color are highly exposed to toxic nitrogen dioxide pollution, largely due to diesel truck traffic

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- November 30

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, November 30, 2021 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their […]. Public Policy bulletin rulemaking utc clean energy bulletin weekly bulletin

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.

Preparing for today's ESG consulting jobs

GreenBiz

A look inside a sustainable business graduate school’s consultancy program

New process cheaply extracts copper, nickel, cobalt and lithium from used EV batteries

Charged

Sumitomo Metal Mining has developed a new proprietary process to extract high-grade metals from used EV batteries.

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Renewables account for 20% of U.S. electricity generation through Q3 2021

Renewable Energy World

Washington DC — Driven by strong solar and wind power growth, electrical generation by renewable energy sources (i.e., also including biomass, geothermal, hydropower) accounted for 20.45% of total U.S.

What it will take to decarbonize shipping

GreenBiz

Success will depend on a mix of smart policy, financial incentives, significant leaps in technology and close industry collaboration

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Corporate Sustainability Training: Career and Academic Education for Sustainability Professionals

Green Business Bureau

In my previous blog, Corporate Sustainability Training: Practical Employee Education , I discussed how sustainability education for the business consumer can be broken into two categories; Practical and Academic.

Maryland is now home to the largest rooftop community solar project in the U.S.

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. A 9.2-megawatt solar array on the roof of a commercial warehouse in Maryland is now the largest rooftop community solar project in the U.S.

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.

Corporate Sustainability Training: Career and Academic Education

Green Business Bureau

In my previous blog, Corporate Sustainability Training: Practical Employee Education , I discussed how sustainability education for the business consumer can be broken into two categories; Practical and Academic.

Siemens to power electric bus depot in Queensland, Australia

Charged

Public transit operator Keolis Downer has selected Siemens to deliver charging solutions to its new North Lakes bus depot in Brisbane, Australia. The depot, which is expected to be in service by February 2023, will power 16 electric buses serving some 60,000 residents in the city’s northern suburbs.

Texas company uses Bitcoin mines powered by renewables to stabilize the grid

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. In September, Lancium broke ground on its first Clean Campus -- a 325 MW bitcoin mining data center in Fort Stockton, Texas with an expected full-scale operation target of Q4 2022. Courtesy: Lancium).

New online tool to help UK ports transition to net zero

Envirotec Magazine

A ship approaches the jetty at the Port of Tyne. A free online tool to help UK ports meet their net zero targets has created by National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET) in partnership with Siemens.

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Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday.

Jane Goodall: if young people lose hope, that’s the end of humanity

Eco-Business

Instead of the well-known phrase ‘think globally, act locally’, Jane Goodall urges youths to reverse that and first take action locally

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Sunverge and LG Partner on Residential Virtual Power Plant Project

altenergymag

Solution Offers Holistic Flexible Load Management and Local System Resiliency, Features Sunverge Real-time DER Control, Orchestration and Aggregation Platform; LG ESS; LG ThinQ Energy App; and Eaton Energy Management Circuit Breakers

Students for sustainability… Roots and Shoots club leader Raha Islam

Eco-Business

This slow fashion advocate and Roots and Shoots club leader shares the importance of sticking to your beliefs and going against the grain despite meeting strong resistance at the beginning of her environmental activism journey

IONITY announces €700-million investment to expand charging network

Charged

European charging network IONITY has secured €700 million in new investment from current shareholders and a new investor: the BlackRock Global Renewable Power platform. This investment will enable IONITY to quadruple the number of its high-power 350 kW charging points to 7,000 by 2025.

Intersectional environmentalism gains momentum among youth in Asia

Eco-Business

The Singapore Climate Rally movement wants advocacy to go beyond caring about the planet. Overlapping issues of justice, such as the welfare of migrant workers and other marginalised communities, are at the heart of this year’s rally

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The BMW Concept XM – Power and Luxury Beyond All Conventions

Green Living Guy

Woodcliff Lake, NJ. November 29, 2021 Today at Art Basel’s 2021 Miami Beach show, BMW M GmbH is presenting a radically new vehicle concept on the global stage for the first time. The BMW Concept XM looks ahead to the most powerful BMW M car ever to go into series production, which is set […].

'Octopussy': animals have feelings too

Eco-Business

The United Kingdom has extended its Animal Welfare Bill to include octopuses, crabs and lobsters as sentient beings

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How to invest Sustainably with a robo-advisor

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 30 – Robo-advisors are online financial advisors that manage investments primarily using computer algorithms underpinned by the Modern Portfolio Theory. Typically, The post How to invest Sustainably with a robo-advisor appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Impact Voices

Genesis Premieres the Electrified GV70 at Auto Guangzhou 2021

Green Living Guy

Frankfurt, Germany: Genesis has officially unveiled the Electrified GV70 at Auto Guangzhou 2021, setting a new standard for luxury electric SUVs.

How Utility Poles and Streetlights Can Improve Equitable Access to EV Charging in U.S. Cities

The City Fix

In August 2021, the Biden Administration and American automakers set a goal for electric vehicles (EVs) to make up 50% of new vehicle sales by 2030. In support of this goal, the recently enacted federal Infrastructure Investment Act allocates $7.5. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Exercising Outside: A Crash Course

Green Living Guy

Moving your body is one of the most significant components of having a healthy lifestyle. No matter how healthy you eat, if you don’t get active and exercise, you won’t function at the health level you need.

Sensata’s new i-BMS handles applications up to 60 volts

Charged

Sensata Technologies ’s new i-BMS battery management system for applications up to 60 V is now available.

Green Tips That Go Beyond Changing Lightbulbs

Green Living Guy

These days practically everyone has heard about the environmental benefits of buying energy-efficient appliances, flying less, and recycling, but those are hardly the only ways to go green. Here are four simple and flexible strategies for going green that you can adapt to suit your tastes and habits.

Koch Engineered Solutions Acquires DEPCOM Power to Build New Industry Platform In Renewables And Electrical Infrastructure Value Chain

altenergymag

Today, Koch Engineered Solutions announces its acquisition of DEPCOM Power, one of the leading solar EPCs in the country, to build a new industry platform in renewable energy and EV infrastructure.

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Media Development Investment Fund backs Pluralis to invest in independent media in Europe

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 30 — The decline of independent global news outlets has accelerated with rising news censorship and danger for journalists. MDFI’s Emerging. The post Media Development Investment Fund backs Pluralis to invest in independent media in Europe appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Centrica acquires minority stake in break-through hydrogen production technology

altenergymag

Centrica is taking a minority stake in HiiROC, the hydrogen production technology company helping to combat climate change with affordable hydrogen produced at scale, but without CO2 emissions

5 Ways Oregon Is an Environmental Leader

Green Living Guy

In recent years, climate change has become a pressing concern among policymakers. Certain states and cities have been leading the way to develop policies that support the overall sustainability of their communities. Oregon is one of the top states for green initiatives.

Impact investing to support health equity

Impact Alpha

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Impact Ventures, which supports ImpactAlpha’s Investing in Health coverage. In partnership with J&J Impact. The post Impact investing to support health equity appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Sunverge and LG Partner on Residential Virtual Power Plant Project

altenergymag

Solution Offers Holistic Flexible Load Management and Local System Resiliency, Features Sunverge Real-time DER Control, Orchestration and Aggregation Platform; LG ESS; LG ThinQ Energy App; and Eaton Energy Management Circuit Breakers

How Time Spent Outdoors Can Increase Your Eco-Consciousness

Green Living Guy

There is a growing body of research surrounding the link between time spent outdoors and your physical, emotional, and spiritual health, but time in the great outdoors can also benefit the planet, too.