Thu.Sep 09, 2021

How Aluminum Can Ensure Our Green Future

U.S. Green Technology

When people think about sustainable and green materials, not many of us think about metal. This material is often associated with the production of big buildings and machinery that usually have quite a negative impact on health and nature.

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To eradicate child labor in the palm oil industry, collaboration is critical

GreenBiz

In June 2021, the ILO and UNICEF reported that the number of children in child labor had increased from 152 to 160 million globally.

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How to Choose a Mobile App Development Company?

U.S. Green Technology

If you want to create a mobile app, the best thing you can do is hire an app development company. There are many benefits that come with hiring a professional company and there are also some things that you should look for before making your decision. This blog post will cover what to look for.

Climate tech accelerator Elemental starts early-stage Earthshot venture fund

GreenBiz

High-profile backers for Earthshot Ventures include legendary VC John Doerr, philanthropist Tom Steyer and Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox

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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.

Fix Common WooCommerce Security Issues

U.S. Green Technology

WooCommerce is a customizable, open-source eCommerce platform built on top of WordPress. It is the most popular and trusted eCommerce solution since it is built on WordPress (the most trusted blogging service with a good percentage of the web using the web is using it).

How open source software could revamp the aging electrical grid

GreenBiz

The energy sector should follow telecommunications with software-defined infrastructure rather than hardware-centric updates

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Half of nitrogen applied to crops is lost

GreenBiz

Food production is becoming less efficient at using nitrogen fertilizer and excess nitrogen damages the environment and the climate

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Cementex Double-Insulated Torque Wrenches & Screwdrivers for Electric Vehicles

altenergymag

Wide selection of industry leading tools provides exceptional safety, durability, and usability

British Airways to offset some COP26-bound flights

GreenBiz

British Airways CEO Sean Doyle argues a ‘global system of sustainable aviation fuels' can help drive down emissions from flying

OYA Solar building six community solar projects in New York State

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. OYA Solar, a renewable energy developer and independent power producer, has started const ruction on six community solar projects in New York State.

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.

SolaREIT Closes on $4.2 Million in Land Deals with Delaware River Solar

altenergymag

Deal Involves 25+ MW of Community Solar Projects in New York

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World EV Day: Why fleets might go electric before you do

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Bob Fesmire , ABB Inc. Today is World EV Day, a celebration of the electrification of transport. But while consumer vehicles take up most of the e-mobility headlines , there is another segment of the market that is poised to take EVs (and charging infrastructure) to the next level.

Sponsored Content: Exploring data centres’ free cooling potential

Envirotec Magazine

With the world’s appetite for data growing faster than ever thanks to the pandemic, the carbon footprint of the planet’s data centres is steadily increasing.

U.S. connected 2.8 GW wind power capacity to the grid in Q2

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The U.S. connected 2.8 gigawatts of wind power capacity to the grid in the second quarter of 2021, according to analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence. Q2 2021 was one of the strongest second quarters on record for wind power capacity additions, according to the analysis.

Sponsored Content: Growth in gas sensing

Envirotec Magazine

Since its formation OBW Technologies has rapidly grown to become a leading supplier of gas detection equipment. The firm provides calibration and services in Ireland and the UK, and is now the largest re-seller of Honeywell portable and fixed gas detection units in Ireland.

Anti-environmental values revealed in Singapore’s history textbooks

Eco-Business

Singapore’s history textbooks have presented the non-human environment as a reservoir of natural resources, something to be feared or something to be controlled and tamed in the service of progress, new research reveals

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Sponsored Content: A technology for the timely warning

Envirotec Magazine

Robin Guy from OTT HydroMet believes that the worst effects of extreme weather can be mitigated by effective monitoring and alarm technologies. Intense rainfall can be the precursor to flooding, and many of the monitoring networks that we supply include real-time precipitation monitors.”.

'People power works': Malaysian peat forest regazetted after activist pressure

Eco-Business

Legal protection for the Kuala Langat north forest reserve in Selangor is to be reinstated following a public outcry over a planned property development

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EV Summit Highlights

Envirotec Magazine

Electric vehicle adoption is “happening faster than any of us anticipated,” said Daniel Lyons of Shell’s e-mobility division, speaking at the UK’s EV Summit on 1-2 September.

Interconnected disasters ‘the tip of the iceberg’

Eco-Business

UN report shows clear links between global disasters

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Apps Spreading like Wildfire?

Envirotec Magazine

The intensifying wildfires of the past couple of years have raised air pollution concerns as the smoke has spread beyond the perimeter of the affected regions. As of 8 August, 107 large active fires had burned more than 2.2 million acres domestically across 15 US states so far this year.

Li-Cycle to Build New Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility in Alabama

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Leveraging Mobile Data

Envirotec Magazine

Anonymised data from the O2 mobile phone network is being used as part of a series of new government-funded trials to help Thames Valley local authorities (LAs) plan improvements to air quality, public health, road surfaces, traffic flow and energy infrastructure.

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Coastal Tribes in Louisiana Are in Desperate Need After Ida Wallops Their Communities

DeSmogBlog

“I am in desperate need of a camper trailer,” Traditional Chief Shirell Parfait-Dardar of the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Tribe, told me outside of her totaled home in Chauvin, Louisiana, about 70 miles southwest of New Orleans.

Access Point Advice

Envirotec Magazine

There are benefits to using inspection chambers to access drains and sewers for cleaning, testing, inspection and maintenance, says the BPF Pipes Group in lieu of releasing a new guide on the topic. It’s all about prioritising the safety of the public and personnel working on the drain or.

Using Ordinary Red Bricks for Energy Storage

GreenTech Gazette

Contributed by David Guion. A combination of a very old technology with a very new technology can potentially become an important part of energy storage. Bricks are about the oldest of all man-made building materials. Made of dried clay, they are nearly impervious to changing weather conditions.

Noise Frequency Weightings: A Quick Guide

Envirotec Magazine

Noise measurement expert Pulsar Instruments explains the difference between the various noise frequency weightings, and why you need to know about them. Understanding the difference between noise frequency weightings is one of the most important things you need to know about when measuring sound.

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Iowa experiment tests potential to pair solar with carbon sequestration

Renewable Energy World

An environmental consultant tasked with creating a business model to monetize carbon capture on solar sites will study the ability of different plant mixes to absorb and retain carbon at a 1-megawatt Alliant Energy array. By Karen Uhlenhuth, Energy News Network.

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A Good Soil

Envirotec Magazine

Diesel-polluted soil from now defunct military outposts in Greenland can be remediated using naturally occurring soil bacteria, according to the evidence of a recently-completed experiment in Mestersvig in the east of the country. The University of Copenhagen contributed.

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100% renewable energy? Germany can get there by 2030, study claims

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Germany can, and must, meet the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement by achieving 100% renewable energy by 2030, a new study claims. Switching to 100% renewable energy for all energy sectors is not urgently needed to limit global warming to 1.5?C

Water from Wastewater

Envirotec Magazine

A CO2-based desalination technique might permit the use of municipal wastewater as an alternative freshwater source, in a manner that is less energy-intensive than conventional desalination. Turning cities’ wastewater into usable freshwater is an environmental win.

Kickstarting Australia’s green hydrogen economy

Eco-Business

In the global clean energy shift, Australia has a critical role to play. The continent boasts vast renewable energy potential, yet it is home to only a small population, offering opportunities to turn it into the world’s battery

eBay UK will encourage use of recycled car parts

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Riley , CC BY 2.0 license. E-commerce firm eBay UK has announced initiatives to encourage the use of recycled car parts, and is joining forces with insurers Aviva and LV to this end.

Heliene boosts U.S. solar supply chain with expansion of Minnesota facility

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The Mountain Iron facility will become the second-largest solar module manufacturing plant in the U.S. The $21 million expansion of the Mountain Iron, Minnesota facility will begin this month, with production slated to commence in June 2022.

First plan for the West Midlands natural environment launched

Envirotec Magazine