Thu.Jul 29, 2021

7 Sustainable Gardening Tips

U.S. Green Technology

Spending some time in your garden is a great way to relax and bring some color to your lawn. When done right, it will allow you to improve the planet, lowering your environmental footprint. Here are some simple ways you can become more sustainable in the garden.

Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton

GreenBiz

Meet Nexii, the green construction company allied with Michael Keaton. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/29/2021 - 00:01. Green construction startup Nexii first caught my attention back in the spring when the Canadian company announced a partnership with actor and Pennsylvania native Michael Keaton.

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Top 5 Electric Vans: Picking the Right Vehicle For Your Sustainable Business

Green Business Bureau

Electrifying Your Company Fleet. Businesses that use vans for service and delivery have an opportunity to be more environmentally friendly by migrating to electric vans.

A world of possibilities to weather the perfect storm

GreenBiz

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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.

Four ways to put EVs on our roads today

Renewable Energy World

By Jim Madej, CEO, Franklin Energy. If the clean energy industry has shown us anything the past few years, it’s that it’s booming and ready to power our economy long into the future.

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The Most Sustainable High-Altitude Structure in the Country Features S-5! Snow Retention

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Colorado's New Pikes Peak Visitor Center Now Complete

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SunPower and Wallbox Team Up to Integrate Solar and Home Electric Vehicle Charging

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-Strategic alliance enables SunPower to offer at-home EV charging as solar and EV adoption grow among like consumers -Homeowners can power EVs with electricity generated by their rooftop solar system, lowering household electricity costs and reducing strain on the grid

Renewables became second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020, per EIA

Renewable Energy World

In 2020, renewables generated a record 834 billion kWh of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration , coming in second to natural gas at 1,617 billion kWh.

Sponsored content: Connected safety’s role in oil & gas sustainability

Envirotec Magazine

In recent years, connected technology has grown in popularity in the consumer space, from tracking a delivery on our phones to monitoring our heart rate on our wrists.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: First of an aggressive wave of new EVs

Charged

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 should be taken very seriously when it goes on sale this fall. It will be a new and likely very competitive entry in what will soon become a crowded field of EVs in the popular “compact crossover” segment.

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.

When Should You Replace Your Kitchen Faucet?

Green Living Guy

From washing dishes to cleaning veggies & fruits, kitchen faucets wear out like all other fixtures in your home. Here are 5 signs you may need a new one. Your kitchen faucet is one of the most overused and hardworking appliances in your home.

A closer look at humidity control methods for EV electronics

Charged

It’s a well-known trope that water and electricity don’t mix, but keeping the two separated is often deceptively difficult, because the simple solution of just sealing the box is insufficient on its own.

Faster energy shift could triple South Korea's renewables job creation this decade, outweighing coal job losses

Eco-Business

Green employment opportunities unlocked by Paris-aligned energy transition will make up for job losses in the wake of coal plant closures in coal-reliant East Asian nation, new study shows

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AMPLY Power offers EV fleets guaranteed uptime and zero charging challenges

Charged

AMPLY Power says its charging as a service model provides 99.9% uptime, critical to scaling EV deployments. Fleet charging management may not be the most glamorous segment of the EV industry, but it is emerging as an extremely important component of the future EV ecosystem.

Faster energy shift could triple South Korea's job creation this decade, outweighing coal job losses

Eco-Business

Green employment opportunities unlocked by Paris-aligned energy transition will make up for job losses in the wake of coal plant closures in coal-reliant East Asian nation, new study shows

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#Greentown10: Greentown Startups Are Building a Climate Workforce

Greentown Labs

We’re proud to support more than 180 climatetech startups as they develop their technologies, scale their businesses, and grow their teams—and they certainly do grow their teams.

Cantsink Named Among Top 6 Solar Contractors in the U.S. By Solar Power World

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Industry Professionals Across the Nation Recognize Cantsink for its Solar Expertise and Service Levels

Asset managers: It’s time for a new era of climate leadership

EDF + Business

On the heels of a historic season for investor action on climate change, the spotlight has never been brighter on where the world’s largest asset managers go next. Ben Ratner, Associate Vice President, EDF+Business.

Social enterprises provide models for stakeholder capitalism in emerging markets

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 29 – Social entrepreneurs in Asia, sub-Saharan African and Latin America have for decades prioritized communities, employees and long-term growth over short-term. The post Social enterprises provide models for stakeholder capitalism in emerging markets appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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TE Connectivity enables increased efficiency and design flexibility for renewable energy sources with Raychem RSTF separable connectors

altenergymag

Raychem RSTF separable connectors facilitate 66 kV grid extension with easy installation in compact switchgear

Green bonds or greenwashing? Growth of aquaculture poses risks for ocean health.

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 29 – Mowi ASA, the Norwegian fish farming giant, raised €200 million from investors last year in what was the seafood industry’s. The post Green bonds or greenwashing? Growth of aquaculture poses risks for ocean health. appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Using NDVI Differences to Measure Drought in the Russian River Watershed

Planet Pulse

The visualizations in this post were created by Planet’s Robert Simmon and Leanne Abraham. . On April 21, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency for the Russian River Watershed following two years of critically dry conditions in the region.

Class Technologies bags $105 million to improve virtual learning on Zoom

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 29 — COVID-19 accelerated demand for educational technology to respond to social distancing and school closures. Class is taking Zoom up. The post Class Technologies bags $105 million to improve virtual learning on Zoom appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Pollution turned this lagoon in Argentina stinky and pink

Inhabitant

An Argentinian lagoon turned hot pink last week from chemical pollution. And it stinks

Squire scores $80 million to help barbershops manage their businesses

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 29 — The New York-based company’s software helps over 2,000 barbershop owners in North America and the U.K. with online scheduling. The post Squire scores $80 million to help barbershops manage their businesses appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Critically endangered bird found alive in Hawaii

Inhabitant

A Maui parrotbill that was thought to have died over one and a half years ago has been spotted on the slopes of a Maui volcano

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Elevate Future Fund raises more than $60 million for diverse founders of climate startups

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 29 — New York-based Energy Impact Partners is supplementing its strategy of enlisting corporate partners to invest in energy-transition technologies. The post Elevate Future Fund raises more than $60 million for diverse founders of climate startups appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Open faculty position: “Ecology, in particular vegetation ecology and biodiversity conservation” (W2/W3)

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Reproduced here from our university’s website: [link] 2021-07-29 The Faculty of Sustainability at Leuphana University of Lüneburg invites applications for the following full professorship: Ecology, in particular Vegetation Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation (W2/W3) You are a committed researcher with an outstanding international research profile in the field of vegetation ecology and conservation. Your research mainly focuses on … Continue reading →

The Brief: Stakeholder capitalism in emerging markets, inclusive climate transition, barbershop tech, virtual learning, green bonds or greenwashing?

Impact Alpha

Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: Capitalism Reimagined Social enterprises provide models for stakeholder capitalism in emerging markets. Social entrepreneurs in Asia, Africa and.

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3D-printed House of Dust connects a 1967 poem to modern technology

Inhabitant

3D-printed houses and other structures are becoming increasingly more common, but none have a creation story quite like The House of Dust

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Hilary Fiene, Stateline Solar

Solar Power World

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar? My start in solar was as a supporter.

'Unique achievement': Shift from coal to biomass has cut CO2 90 per cent, Drax claims

Business Green

North Yorkshire power plant once dependent on 10 million tonnes of coal annually now produces 12 per cent of UK’s renewable electricity, according to Drax Group.

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Arnel Catic, Tron Solar

Solar Power World

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar? I grew up in war-torn Bosnia where I was raised in extremely challenging environments.

Floating wind: Three Celtic Sea projects move forward in Crown Estate leasing process

Business Green

Crown Estate announces 300MW of new projects have progressed to final stage of leasing assessment.

People of the 10th anniversary Top Solar Contractors list: Nils Behn, Aegis Renewable Energy

Solar Power World

For the 10th anniversary of the Top Solar Contractors list, we’re sharing Q&A’s with the people who make the industry run every day. Read more interviews here. How’d you get started in solar?