Wed.Sep 23, 2020

The Fully Electric VW ID.4 Is A Direct Assault On Internal Combustion Crossovers

CleanTechnica

This morning, Volkswagen officially took the wraps off of the highly anticipated ID.4 electric crossover.

Ethically minded brands are on the rise: Here’s what you should know

The Environmental Blog

The coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated the trend for online shopping, and even committed high-street shoppers are now shifting towards ecommerce.

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Windmills No More: GE Debuts Monster Of A New 13 Megawatt Wind Turbine

CleanTechnica

GE sticks a fork in the US coal industry with new 13-megawatt version of its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine.

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A corporate water strategy manifesto: We can and will do better

GreenBiz

A corporate water strategy manifesto: We can and will do better. Will Sarni. Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:30.

Tesla Eliminated 4 Weaknesses In 1 Year

CleanTechnica

Wilhelm Graupner, Executive Director of Business Strategy, Sales & Marketing at AVL Northern Europe, shared a quick analysis of a one-year-old Tesla SWOT video and pointed out that Tesla has eliminated four of the identified weaknesses in one year.

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Walmart drives toward zero-emission goal for its entire fleet by 2040

GreenBiz

Walmart drives toward zero-emission goal for its entire fleet by 2040. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 09/23/2020 - 01:50.

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Morgan Stanley’s role in addressing the plastic waste problem

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley’s role in addressing the plastic waste problem. When Morgan Stanley decided to launch its Plastic Waste Resolution in April 2019, it had realized that plastic waste was a business issue.

Tesla “Plaid” — The Frivolous Catalyst

CleanTechnica

Yesterday was a truly momentous day for Tesla. It introduced new, revolutionary battery technology, along with a new, revolutionary way to manufacture batteries. Both of which will undoubtedly accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.

Rheaply is helping companies and organizations of all sizes expand their circularity

GreenBiz

Rheaply is helping companies and organizations of all sizes expand their circularity. Back in January, GreenBiz published a story about Rheaply , a resource management and exchange platform. But a lot has changed since the beginning of the year.

The 6 Big Takeaways From Tesla’s Battery Day

CleanTechnica

The overall content of the Tesla Battery Day presentation might have been overwhelming for those who do not have a technical background in battery development.

How Keurig Dr Pepper is increasing its packaging recyclability

GreenBiz

How Keurig Dr Pepper is increasing its packaging recyclability. In 2019, Keurig Dr Pepper launched its Drink Well. Do Good. corporate responsibility platform aimed, in part, at reducing its environmental footprint.

Tesla Actually Doesn’t “Tolerate The Death & Maiming Of Young Child Miners”

CleanTechnica

While watching Tesla's shareholder livestream, Terry Collingsworth, a human rights lawyer representing the Sisters of Good Shepherd, presented his thoughts on Proposal 7 for the 2020 Tesla shareholder meeting.

How Tetra Pak plans to reach net zero by 2030

GreenBiz

How Tetra Pak plans to reach net zero by 2030. If you’ve ever drank juice from a carton package, it may have been supplied by Tetra Pak, a multinational food processing and packaging company.

46 New Electric Buses In Anaheim Get 20-Year Charging-As-A-Service Agreement

CleanTechnica

In a world first, 46 new electric buses for the Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) will be charged via a 20-year charging-as-a-service agreement. The city of Anaheim's transit network intends to be California’s first all-electric bus fleet.

Garden House brings nature back to the city

Inhabitat - Innovation

The home “brings nature back to the city” with inviting outdoor areas for gathering with friends and neighbors

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CleanTechnica & Forth to Host Webinar on Electric Pickup Trucks

CleanTechnica

Celebrate Drive Electric Week with Forth and CleanTechnica as we profile one of the hottest topics in electric transportation — electric pickup trucks.

NYC Metronome clock now displays deadline for irreversible global warming

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Climate Clock shows that we have about 7 years to stop irreversible effects of global warming

Tesla Energy — 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & Today

CleanTechnica

It feels like just the other day that "Tesla Energy" was a new division at Tesla, a baby spawned by a still very young car company. Heck, Tesla wasn't even a teenager yet.

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From golf to gardens: Houston's new botanical garden opens

Inhabitat - Innovation

It's a loss for golfers but a big win for plant lovers. After decades in the planning stage, the Houston Botanic Garden finally opened September 18 on the former Glenbrook Golf Course in southeast Houston. The garden serves as yet another draw for locals and visitors to explore Sims Bayou, a watershed area near Hobby Airport that already includes miles of walking and biking trails and countless places to launch canoes

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Battery Day Reveals Elon Musk’s Intention For Manganese In EVs

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk is pushing the vehicle manufacture industry to seek out more high purity manganese to power its vehicles. As the world transitions to electric vehicle (EV) dominance, manganese will play a key role in EV production.

Melting Florida panther statue highlights climate change

Inhabitat - Innovation

A sculpture of Florida panthers is melting in the sun to show the impacts of climate change

In 10th Year, National Drive Electric Week Shifts Online

CleanTechnica

More than 100 virtual events will highlight the many benefits of electric vehicles.

Network Rail introduces coffee cup recycling points to busy stations

Envirotec Magazine

The Redress Design Award is making sustainable fashion an industry standard

Inhabitat - Innovation

Redress has announced the 2020 winners for the Redress Design Award

Volkswagen ID.4, Nissan Ariya bring EV drive to compact crossovers … chasing Tesla Model Y

Charged

Can new electric entries in a hugely popular segment convince U.S. buyers to buy EVs from Nissan and VW as family vehicles?

Array Technologies, Supplier of Solar Trackers, Looks to Launch IPO

GreenTechMedia

Array Technologies, a solar tracker company based in New Mexico, filed paperwork on Tuesday indicating plans to take the company public with an initial offering of $100 million.

Aluminium recycling group celebrates UK’s commitment to recycling during lockdown

Envirotec Magazine

Aluminium packaging recycling organisation Alupro has thrown its full support behind Recycle Week (21-27 September). Organised by Recycle Now, this year’s campaign will run under the banner ‘Together We Recycle’ and aims to celebrate household recycling through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Can Gas-Fired Power Plants Coexist with a Net-Zero Target? Yes, Southern Company Insists

GreenTechMedia

Southern Company intends to test the proposition that a U.S. utility can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while still keeping natural gas as a central part of its business, both to generate electricity and to sell to its customers.

Half of rubber trade agrees to new policies to cut deforestation, human rights from supply chains

Eco-Business

Growers, tyre manufacturers and automakers have agreed to a policy framework that aims to support smallholders in the sustainable cultivation of rubber. It is a major milestone for an industry beset by environmental and social issues

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COVID response spawns network to support Latin American entrepreneurs

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 23 – This spring, organizations supporting entrepreneurs in Latin American scrambled to help small and growing businesses survive the COVID disruption. This fall, they’re turning their new collaboration into an ongoing network.