Mon.Oct 26, 2020

Elon Musk: Tiny Bit Of Sun’s Energy Could Power The World

CleanTechnica

Solar energy already powers almost everything on Earth — including us. Fossil fuels, hydropower, wind — to a large extent, all of these so-called energy sources rely on stored energy that ultimately came from good old Sol.

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

GreenBiz

The top 25 most sustainable fleets. Katie Fehrenbacher. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:00. However you look at it, 2020 is a turning point for fleets. .

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Thailand Gets Fleet Of Electric Ferries To Help Clean Up Bangkok

CleanTechnica

With an electric powertrain developed by the electric marine experts at Danfoss Editron, some 27 zero-emission passenger ferries will soon replace a hodgepodge of aging diesels in Bangkok's Chao Phraya River as part of an exploratory bid to improve air quality and clean up the water supply in the Thai capitol.

These changes to our food systems could improve human and planetary health

GreenBiz

These changes to our food systems could improve human and planetary health. Oliver Camp. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 01:30.

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7,000 China-Made Tesla Model 3s Headed To Europe (Pictures)

CleanTechnica

Reporting out of China today indicate that Tesla is shipping 7,000 Model 3s from its Shanghai gigafactory to Europe. They will reportedly arrive in November at a port in Belgium.

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BP, Shell, oil giants fund research into mobile carbon capture from ships at sea

GreenBiz

BP, Shell, oil giants fund research into mobile carbon capture from ships at sea. Michael Holder. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 00:05.

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So, What Exactly Is Long-Duration Energy Storage?

GreenTechMedia

Long-duration storage occupies an enviable position in the cleantech hype cycle. Its allure has proven more durable than energy blockchain, and its commercialization is further along than super-buzzy green hydrogen.

Who Knows How To Get To Net Zero Emissions? Joe Biden Does.

CleanTechnica

Joe Biden will bring decency back to government. That's where his plan for America begins. Climate Change Policy & Politics Climate change Global Weirding job creation Joe Biden net zero economy Paris climate accord scientific research

Hothouse installation grows tropical plants in the middle of London

Inhabitat - Innovation

London-based architecture practice Studio Weave has filled a greenhouse with tropical plants in London to highlight the reality of climate change

Audi May Cut Production Of E-Tron In 2021 — Rumor

CleanTechnica

Audi Brussels plans to cut e-tron production in 2021, according to L'Echo. Audi's CEO, Volkner Duesmann, says production may increase. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles audi audi e-tron brussels

Regenerating Forests and Communities – Ejido Verde Makes the 2020 50 to Watch List

CleanTech Group

While taking a backseat to the health crisis in the last few months, climate change is increasingly shaping our daily experience with wildfires, 50 to Watch Cleantech Insights Regenerative Agriculture Resources & Environment Agtech Land Reform Mexico

US Energy Dept. Aims For Affordable Solar Power, With A Little Help From Friends

CleanTechnica

Oil and gas stabbed in back by new US Energy Dept. plan for getting more affordable solar power to more people, more quickly.

Impossible Foods is testing revolutionary plant-based milk

Inhabitat - Innovation

Impossible Foods changed the game for meatless burgers. Now, it's working to do the same for plant-based milk

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Cutting Back On Plastic Pollution & Plastic Propaganda — CleanTech Talk

CleanTechnica

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, and Scott Cooney, Founder and CEO of Pono Home, sit down to talk about plastics.

Scotland should follow on-demand bus schemes example of other UK regions, says charity

Envirotec Magazine

Similar schemes are up and running elsewhere, such as Go Coach in Kent (image credit: Editor 5807 ). Schemes which would see passengers order on-demand bus services should be introduced in Scotland, a leading mobility charity has said.

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Toyota Brings The Hydrogen Fuel Cell To The Marine Industry

CleanTechnica

Toyota is bringing hydrogen fuel cell technology to the wider marine industry with the HYNOVA 40 hybrid electric yacht.

Affordable and sustainable fashion trends for fall

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here's how to dress comfortably, stylishly and sustainably this fall

We Must Protect Coral Reefs With Conservation Innovation & Technology

CleanTechnica

What are researchers and scientists around the world doing to prevent coral reef loss. Climate Change Policy & Politics Science Water Australian Institute of Marine Science Dr. Brian Lapointe NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program Resilient Reefs

Beautiful Washington bridge with lace-like metal walls shimmers at night

Inhabitat - Innovation

The newly completed bridge is now an iconic community asset that connects the elevated Grand Avenue Park with the city’s growing waterfront district

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You Can Take A Virtual Test Drive Of The Nissan ARIYA At Smarter Mobility Africa Live!

CleanTechnica

Smarter Mobility Africa returns this week, and like a lot of things this year it will be a virtual event. The test drives are also going virtual. This year you can take a virtual test drive of the Nissan Ariya.

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Polluted Air and Water Is a Racial Justice Issue. Let’s Fight it that Way.

The City Fix

Around the world, communities of color and marginalized groups disproportionately feel the effects of pollution and other environmental impacts.

ClimateLaunchpad’s Global Grand Final: The Winners

CleanTechnica

ClimateLaunchpad*, the world’s largest green business ideas competition, held its 7th successful edition of the Global Grand Final from September 30th to October 2nd — an event showcasing the year’s best green startups.

Comment: Never let a crisis go to waste

Envirotec Magazine

Aaron Baker of BGF. Quick thinking and agility has helped waste management companies survive and even prosper during lockdown, says Aaron Baker, an investor at BGF, an investment firm which has backed a number of firms in the waste sector.

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1.4 Million Riders, 22 Million Rides Per Day: Kenya’s Fascinating Motorcycle Taxi Industry Ripe For Electrification

CleanTechnica

Several startups have set out to providw a new avenue for motorcycle taxi riders to lower their operating costs, increase their earnings, and ultimately build some savings by switching to electric motorcycles.

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Community solar legislation opens new markets in the Northeast 2020 Regional Solar Policy Report

Solar Power World

COVID-19 has forced many Americans to be at home more than usual. Electric panel monitoring hardware provider Sense found that home energy demand increased 22% since the pandemic started.

US DOE & DOT Work On Improving Public Transportation Projects Using Data & Technology

CleanTechnica

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced project selections for $130 million in advanced vehicle technologies research across the United States.

Disconnects Between Minigrid Policy Stakeholders Keep Sector’s Bankability at Bay

GreenTechMedia

The energy access minigrid sector is simultaneously a nascent market and a cleaner reprise of a familiar technology set’s debut role as the original building block of the modern grid , targeted at underserved populations.

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Berkeley Puts Equitable Climate Action on the Ballot

CleanTechnica

In this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Ben Paulos of the Berkeley, Calif. Energy Commission. Paulos and the commission have given the community a chance to put its money where its mouth is with a “climate equity action fund” on the ballot this November.

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Watt It Takes: Steph Speirs on Making Solar Accessible to All

GreenTechMedia

Solstice is a community solar company trying to make PV accessible to everyone. And that mission is influenced by CEO Steph Speirs' background. Steph grew up one of three kids in Hawaii. Her mom had immigrated from Korea.

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Stäubli & Bern University Cooperate On Safer Solar PV Systems

CleanTechnica

Stäubli is participating in strategic cooperation for safer photovoltaic systems with the Laboratory for Photovoltaic Systems of the Bern University of Applied Sciences, according to a new press release.

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The Path to 100%

GreenTechMedia

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Report finds UK businesses struggling to implement sustainable mobile computing strategies

Envirotec Magazine

UK businesses are struggling to implement sustainable mobile computing strategies as rapidly changing requirements force half to switch their mobile computing devices before they are two years old, according to a 22 October report.

Higher Wattages, Coming to a Solar Panel Near You [GTM Squared]

GreenTechMedia

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The importance of regulation and compliance in the disposal of your chemical waste

Envirotec Magazine

Waste management firm Chloros Environmental specialises in the disposal of hazardous waste and recycling solutions. Here, managing director Richard Hurdle offers a contemporary perspective on hazardous waste disposal.

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