Sat.Feb 20, 2021

Including Waste-to-Energy in the EU ETS won’t help sustainable waste management, says trade group

Envirotec Magazine

A Fortum waste-to-energy plant in Brista, Sweden. A trade group comprising European suppliers of waste-to-energy technology, ESWET welcomed a recent opportunity to contribute to the EU Emissions Trading System’s revision (EU ETS).

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Virginia to become the next zero-emission vehicle state

Charged

The Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would establish California-style clean car standards in the state. The bill, HB 1965 , creates low-emission vehicle (LEV) and zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) programs.

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Rejoining Paris Pact Signals U.S. Ready To Jump Aboard Hydrogen Express

Forbes Green Tech

Although hydrogen is the most common element in the universe, and its potential as a fuel source has been well understood for decades, substantial challenges have long stood in the way of the development of a thriving hydrogen fuel industry.

Earth911 Reader — Business: Retailers Ditching Plastic Bags, The Social Cost of Carbon and Recyclable Snack Wrappers

AGreenLiving

Grocers Support Ditching Single-use Plastic Bags Walmart, Target, and CVS … The post Earth911 Reader — Business: Retailers Ditching Plastic Bags, The Social Cost of Carbon and Recyclable Snack Wrappers appeared first on Earth 911.

Why Nobody Will Kill The Electric Car This Time

Forbes Green Tech

General Motors killed its very promising electric car 20 years ago, but this time round it looks like the rise of the EV is an unstoppable force, and manufacturers that don’t make the switch will be obliterated.

Earth911 Reader — Sustainability: The Texas Weather Massacre and Bill Gates’ Green Vision

AGreenLiving

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Can Infrastructure Bets Protect Investors From Another Cleantech Collapse? For Some, It’s Not So Easy.

Forbes Green Tech

In my conversations with professional investors in sustainability, I increasingly hear concern that valuations in the public markets are getting too high.

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Texas to Add 35 Gigawatts of Wind & Solar in Next 3 Years — Boosting Grid Resilience

CleanTechnica

Clearly, the news story of the week — well beyond CleanTechnica — has been Texas and some neighboring regions freezing over and losing electricity. The vast majority of the power plants that went offline were thermal power plants (mostly natural gas). They were not equipped enough for the cold.

Tesla Owners Rallying To Provide Aid To Austin

CleanTechnica

Austin, Texas, which is home to Tesla’s hottest developing Gigafactory, was affected by the winter storm this past week just like other areas of the state. The area where the new Gigafactory is being built is known as Del Valle.

Some Are Claiming Blue Gas Is A Tesla Killer. It’s Not.

CleanTechnica

Blue gas is an expensive shell game being promoted by the fossil fuel industry with help from automotive industry executives who are stuck in the sunk costs fallacy about their investments in internal combustion engines.

Climate Disruption Leads To Burning Toys In Texas

CleanTechnica

Let's help the people of Texas survive this crisis, then take action to keep it from happening again. Climate Change Extreme weather natural disasters power outages Texas US

Everything About Bitcoin

CleanTechnica

So, as we know, Tesla has now invested $1.5 billion into bitcoin and there are a lot of different opinions about that.

Big Gas Cashes In On “Jackpot” As Millions Of People Freeze

CleanTechnica

“If you don’t freeze to death or die or run out of water, they will put you in poverty for the rest of your life,” Richard Wilson, a journalist and environmental advocate said in a new TikTok video. His video came after a related NPR piece showed up in my Twitter feed, and the two […]. Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Oil Comstock Resources louisiana natural disasters Oneok Gas Transportation price gouging Texas

The Immense Potential of Forests to Sequester Carbon

CleanTechnica

By Brian Stewart Most of us understand that trees are good for the environment and that they absorb carbon in order to grow.

Is the Rise of Rivian, Lucid, & Other EV Producers a Bad Sign for Tesla?

CleanTechnica

Originally published on EV Annex. by Charles Morris Ever since Tesla’s founding, pundits (and not only pundits, but some of the company’s founders) have assumed that, once the legacy automakers got serious about selling EVs, they would bury (or acquire) the Californian upstart.

The Belt-Driven Priority Current E-Bike Brings Top Tier Components At An Affordable Price

CleanTechnica

Priority Bicycles has been building traditional bicycles for years, with a focus on delivering high quality maintenance-free bikes.