Fri.Nov 18, 2022

Where the micropolymers are

GreenBiz

There's almost everywhere — and they come from some surprising sources

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Pros and Cons of Drip Irrigation

Green Business Bureau

In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of drip irrigation for business landscaping, along with helpful resources for DIY installation. What is Drip irrigation?

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The next generation of carbon-free energy procurement

GreenBiz

How the push for 24/7 access to clean electricity is changing the rules for corporate energy buyers

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New York City orders 71 more EV ARC solar charging systems from Beam Global

Charged

New York City has placed an order for an additional 71 of Beam Global ’s EV ARC solar-powered EV charging systems. This is the city’s seventh order, and it brings its fleet of EV ARC EV charging systems to 160. The new units are flood-proof to 9.5

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.

Episode 341: COP27 reflections, industrial resource efficiency

GreenBiz

On this week's episode, we hear from executives at Citi, Danone, Mastercard, Nestle and Suzano. Plus, venture capitalist Melissa Cheong of Blackhorn Ventures makes the case for startups redefining industrial resource efficiency

Redwood Materials to supply cathode material to Panasonic’s new US battery plant

Charged

JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials will supply remanufactured battery cathode material to Panasonic, beginning in 2025, for a new factory the Japanese battery-maker is currently building in Kansas.

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New study to compare lifetime costs of electric and gas vehicles

Charged

Comprehending the total cost of ownership (TCO) of an EV is an important factor in consumer decision-making. The TCO of a vehicle includes not just the initial purchase price, but also operating costs including fuel, maintenance, repairs and insurance.

Sponsored Content: “Laser-focused on net zero”

Envirotec Magazine

Mark Naples, General Manager at Umicore Coating Services writes: Laser absorption spectroscopy is a powerful tool for detecting trace gases and has been widely used in the monitoring of atmospheric greenhouse gases, pollution, and respiration processes, including human breath analysis.

Volvo Trucks provides electrification consulting for fleet customers

Charged

One of the keys to Tesla’s early success was that the company understood that winning drivers over to electric drive involves more than just selling cars.

Sponsored Content: Standalone, ceiling-mounted ionizer for improved indoor air

Envirotec Magazine

Panasonic Heating & Cooling Solutions has introduced the air-e, its first stand-alone, ceiling-mounted nanoe™X generator.

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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.

AMP’s EV charging solutions use Wolfspeed’s E-Series silicon carbide MOSFETs

Charged

Battery management specialist AMP has integrated Wolfspeed’s E-Series silicon carbide MOSFETs into its Energy Management Unit. AMP’s market-ready energy management solution integrates DC charging, DC-DC conversion and bidirectional onboard AC charging into a single platform.

Sponsored Content: Bespoke project completed

Envirotec Magazine

Tanks & Vessels have recently completed these 7-off, stainless 316, internal coil process vessels, which were fabricated bespoke for their customer in the chemical sector.

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Big Ag Delegates More Than Double at COP27

DeSmogBlog

The number of delegates representing big agribusiness has more than doubled at the UN climate talks since last year, leading to concerns from campaigners at access enjoyed by high-carbon companies attending the Egypt summit.

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Sponsored Content: The first-ever insurance for buildings that is driving water efficiency

Envirotec Magazine

Shayp’s software monitoring water consumption and detecting leaks in real time. Data collected from across 5000 buildings by Belgian company Shayp reveals that one in three buildings is leaking, accounting for over 20% of a building’s total water consumption on average.

I’m buying an EV, so what about home charging?

Green Living Guy

There are a lot out EV chargers out there. Are you not sure which one to get? Looking for a good value – durable ones that work well and have bells & whistles yet concerned about cost.

Sponsored Content: More demand for complete system solutions

Envirotec Magazine

By Matt Hale, International Sales & Marketing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers. HRS uses scraped surface heat exchangers in its systems for Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) waste treatment.

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Alleging ‘Failures’ to Protect Drinking Water, Coalition Urges EPA to Take Over Ohio Fracking Waste Wells

DeSmogBlog

On a January day in 2021, a fountain of fracking wastewater unexpectedly erupted from deep underground in Noble County, Ohio.

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Sponsored Content: Custom wedge gate valves

Envirotec Magazine

Valves expert T-T Flow writes: When there was a requirement for custom wedge gate valves to facilitate the transition to new metric pipework at a major water treatment works, T-T Flow stepped in to provide the perfect solution that would also maintain the ability to isolate flow.

3 big wins for businesses in the Inflation Reduction Act

EDF Voices

The law will boost U.S. competitiveness, strengthen supply chains and create millions of jobs — all while helping businesses meet ambitious net zero goals

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UAE Promotes Its State Oil Company at COP27

DeSmogBlog

The United Arab Emirates has been criticised for promoting oil and gas as a clean source of energy, and for backing “false solutions” such as carbon capture technology, at the UN COP27 climate summit in Egypt, ahead of hosting the event next year.

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How Geothermal Energy Might Be the Answer to Energy Eating Heatwaves

Green Tech Gazette

Everyone looks forward to summer after a long winter and an incredibly wet and cool spring. Yet, all too often, extended heatwaves can ruin the joy of being outside on a hot summer afternoon while you choose to stay indoors where your air conditioner keeps your space cool and comfortable, 68F.

Tigo Energy Receives Hawaiian Electric Certification for Energy Intelligence Residential Solar-Plus-Storage Solution

Alternative Energy Mag

All Tigo EI inverters, including a new 3.8kW model, are now on the HECO Qualified Grid Support Utility Interactive Inverters and Controllers list

Mispriced risks, investor demand and community power center racial equity in municipal bonds (video)

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 18 – Cities around the U.S. are raising low-cost capital in the municipal bond markets by highlighting intentional efforts to address long-standing.

Largest dam demolitions in the world on a California river

Inhabitant

Native American tribes, environmentalists and salmon earned a big win this week when U.S. regulators approved plans for the world’s largest dam removal and river restoration project to date

Deal spotlight: Empowering – and paying – communities to protect nature

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, November 18 – The issue of loss and damages was a sticking point as negotiators hammered out a final agreement at the COP27. The post Deal spotlight: Empowering – and paying – communities to protect nature appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Canadian Solar Announces Operation of 100 MWp Solar Project in Japan

Alternative Energy Mag

The Azuma Kofuji project is Canadian Solar's largest project in Japan and Fukushima Prefecture's largest operational solar project to date

This chocolate is Beyond Good, it's environmental

Inhabitant

Beyond Good is an appropriate name for a company that produces the sweet deliciousness of chocolate as well as coveted vanilla. The "beyond" label serves a double purpose — it also applies to the company’s conservation efforts and sustainability practices

Mineral-hungry China funds Indonesia’s ambition to dominate EV space; stakes claim on nickel

Eco-Business

A new US$2 billion “EV green fund”, set up by a Chinese battery supplier for Tesla cars in partnership with an Indonesian sovereign wealth fund, was announced at the Bali G20 summit

Grow microgreens year-round with the Patella Crescenda

Inhabitant

The House of Thol has found a way to make it easy for you to grow your own microgreens at home without soil, using up a lot of space and much hassle

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What is 'nature positive'? Biodiversity's answer to net zero

Eco-Business

Conservationists at COP27 climate summit say biodiversity talks must learn from the Paris Agreement

The Floriade Pavilion gives voice to nature in urban spaces

Inhabitant

This is the Voice of Urban Nature, a gorgeous pavilion that is 100% built from local and biobased building materials in the Amsterdam and Almere region

Egyptian presidency blamed for omission of climate demands in latest COP27 draft deal

Eco-Business

A draft negotiating text by the Egyptian host of the climate summit is missing key climate asks of developing countries and civil society, such as the phase down of all fossil fuels. Talks are expected to overrun into the weekend

Pure Origin delivers coffee with environmental purpose

Inhabitant

If you love a quality cup of coffee, but don’t want to worry about the environmental impact of that steaming cup of joy, Pure Origin may be the company for you

Kseng Solar Displays All-scenario Solar Racking Solutions at PV EXPO OSAKA 2022

Alternative Energy Mag

November 16-18, Kseng Solar exhibited at PV EXPO OSAKA 2022 in INTEX Osaka, Japan, presenting its full range of solar racking solutions for the Japan Market

The hidden emissions in the global food supply chain

Business Green

WWF is exposing the environmental impact behind our favourite foods. How much do the supply chains for beef, coffee and paper each contribute to the climate crisis?