Mon.Oct 11, 2021

How Being More Sustainable Can Boost Employee Engagement

U.S. Green Technology

As global environmental consciousness rises, a higher percentage of companies around the world are now focused on creating a more sustainable company culture.

Indigenous tribes are key to the US reaching its climate goals

GreenBiz

In some parts of the country, tribes are investing in renewable energy, which also supports tribal self-determination and economic development

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8 Easy Ways to Make Your Bathroom Greener Without Spending a Fortune

U.S. Green Technology

There is a common misconception that doing your part to save the environment has to be expensive. To bust that myth, we are sharing eight affordable ways you can have a sustainable bathroom.

What do these ‘net-zero’ emissions pledges really mean?

GreenBiz

Will it really be enough to stop climate change

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.

7 Easy Ways to Make Your Parking Lot Eco-Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

It is not common for us to consider turning a parking lot into a sustainable space. After all, all we need is a space where we can park our car. But what if there is a way to extend sustainability in parking lots? Are you curious how you can have an eco-friendly parking space?

Atlanta community resilience project seeks to become model for energy equity

GreenBiz

The Breaking Barriers initiative is developing two resilience centers in Atlanta, one on the campus of a historically Black college that will be backed by a solar-powered microgrid with battery storage

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By land and by sea

GreenBiz

How farmers and seaweed can help tackle the ocean pollution crisis

Award for using AI and spectroscopy to increase waste-to-energy production

Envirotec Magazine

A US group is developing a technology combining AI and spectroscopy, to analyze municipal solid waste in-situ and in real-time – a cost- and time-effective approach that they say could pave the way to increased waste-to-bioenergy production.

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How farmers and seaweed can help tackle ocean pollution

GreenBiz

Seaweed’s benefits as part of a superfood are well-sung but its potential to tackle the destabilization of the Earth’s natural nitrogen and phosphorous cycles deserve more attention

Seaweed: a model solution for fighting climate change, says group

Envirotec Magazine

A new paper published in Nature Sustainability presents seaweed as a model solution for tackling climate change, biodiversity loss, joblessness, hunger and environmental damage.

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.

Biden admin targets 700% community solar growth by 2025

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The Biden administration has set a target of powering 5 million American homes with community solar projects by 2025-- an ambition that would require 700% growth of current capacity.

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How much do Southeast Asians care about environmental and social issues?

Eco-Business

A new study finds deep concern for environmental and social issues in Southeast Asia, with youth, gender and affluence key factors influencing how strongly people feel. Filipinos seem to care the most, Singaporeans the least

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Top 10 lessons learned from microgrid builders, owners, and operators

Renewable Energy World

This was the week for Microgrid California , a one-day conference produced by Microgrid Knowledge that was jam-packed with educational sessions designed for microgrid owners, developers and technology/equipment suppliers. Speakers offered lessons learned building microgrids.

EXERGY APPOINTS DARIO PUGLISI AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

altenergymag

In his role, he will lead the company and its management on a new path of growth and development in the sustainable energy market to address the challenges of the energy transition

Kaliwa Dam project puts to test China’s new 'green' rules and standards for overseas projects

Eco-Business

The newly-issued guidelines are seen as highly influential in pushing for much deeper environmental considerations in the planning and implementation of projects under the Belt and Road Initiative

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Indigenous Leaders Among the 136 Arrested at White House Fossil Fuel Protest

DeSmogBlog

On October 11, Indigenous People’s Day, 136 people, including many Indigenous leaders opposing fossil fuel projects, were arrested in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., while calling on President Biden to declare a climate emergency and to stop approving fossil fuel projects.

ESG 2.0 is in the making

Eco-Business

Investor interest in environmental, social, and governance information has exploded over the last several years. By some estimates, roughly a third of all assets under management now consider some aspects of ESG information in their investment strategy

Microgrid delivers energy security to children’s home in Puerto Rico

Renewable Energy World

A collaborative project to provide energy resiliency has been completed at a Puerto Rican home for neglected children. The three-year effort includes work and equipment from ASCO Power Technologies, Affiliated Engineers, Engineers without Borders, and Schneider Electric.

Climate Science Denial Group Rebrands as ‘Net Zero Watch’

DeSmogBlog

The UK’s most prominent climate science denial group has launched a new anti-net zero campaign to oppose the government’s green policies, a move experts dubbed the “latest tactic” from the “same old climate change deniers”, warning the public not to be “fooled” by the rebrand.

Arizona nuclear to clean hydrogen project receives $20 million from Dept. of Energy

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. An Arizona project will receive $20 million in funding from the U.S. of Energy to demonstrate technology that produces clean hydrogen energy from nuclear power, as part of the agency's goal of reducing the cost of clean hydrogen production by 80%.

The future of EV charging and liquid cooling components

Charged

Sponsored by CPC. As the widespread adaption of electric vehicles continues to expand, increased charging speeds become critical. There are three levels of charging types, with the Level 3 charging as fast as 30 – 60 minutes. But drivers don’t want to wait.

Rep. Seth Berry on the movement for publicly-owned power in Maine

Renewable Energy World

Originally published at ILSR.org. Electric customers in Maine, who are fed up with lousy utility service, can use a ballot initiative to take back their power.

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Norwegian solar energy company REC Group becomes part of Reliance Industries Ltd. and accelerates its expansion

altenergymag

Innovative and award-winning solar panel manufacturer REC Group has been acquired by Reliance New Energy Solar Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. This change of ownership will allow REC to fast track its expansion plans

Seven in Ten Major UK Pension Funds Yet To Make ‘Robust’ Net Zero Commitment, Say Campaigners

DeSmogBlog

Nearly £2 trillion is invested in UK pension schemes that are failing to tackle climate change, campaigners have claimed. A review of major pension funds by divestment campaign group Make My Money Matter found 71 of 100 are yet to detail concrete plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

THE SMARTER E EUROPE RESTART 2021 – A SPECTACULAR NEW START FOR THE INNOVATION HUB

altenergymag

The new energy world is gaining momentum throughout Europe – the stakeholders met in Munich

Does Vaping Affect Indoor Air Quality?

Green Living Guy

On the surface, e-cigarettes, often known as vaping, appear to be a feasible alternative to regular cigarettes. Rather than generating smoke, e-cigarettes produce a vapor that companies promote as a solution for smokers to cut down or quit.

EU Solar Power producers endorsed Russian EV-charger manufacturer for bridging the transition gap

altenergymag

The mobile H2-powered EV-charger by Russian L-Charge was presented at Munich Smarter Europe and was highly praised by solar power producers as it could help storing, reconverting and distributing energy produced from green hydrogen

Bees, Climate Change, and How You Can Help

Defend Our Future

Defend Our Future recently wrapped up a successful, exciting and overall productive Climate Week 2021.

Climate cooperation knows no borders

Eco-Business

The South Korean government has decided to pursue a more aggressive greenhouse gas emission target by 2030. It should push for more collaboration with other Asian countries to fulfil its promises, writes Dr Frank Rijsberman of the GGGI

Make net zero strategies a mandatory requirement, UK firms urge government

Business Green

BT, Tesco, Aviva, Santander, and Mitie among those calling on government to make net zero disclosure a mandatory requirement for large firms.

Indigenous leaders call for stronger rights as UN nature summit begins

Eco-Business

The appeal comes as governments work to finalise a new global pact to safeguard biodiversity at the two-part COP15 UN summit, which concludes next May

10 tips to jumpstart your impact finance career transition

Impact Alpha

There is no denying that impact finance is one of the most sought after spaces in finance right now, but what does it. The post 10 tips to jumpstart your impact finance career transition appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Impact Investing Impact Voices

Tensions mount within government ahead of long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy

Business Green

Briefing war continues amidst reports energy bill levy reforms are on the way, but there will be scant additional funding to help businesses cope with rising costs.

Climate lies banned from monetization on Google and YouTube

Inhabitant

Google and YouTube content creators who post climate misinformation will no longer be able to monetize their content. In an announcement, Google said that all content that contradicts well-established scientific facts about climate change will no longer receive advertisement revenue

Energy Saving Trust: Job of making homes net zero gets harder with every year wasted

Business Green

Speaking at Net Zero Festival, Energy Saving Trust boss Mike Thornton argues urgent action is needed to accelerate heat pump roll out by 'an order of magnitude'.