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How SBTi could unlock billions of corporate dollars to protect forests

GreenBiz

There is continued confusion over guidance on the role protecting forests should play on a company’s road to net zero

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What Is a Targeted Cyber Attack And How To Avoid Them

U.S. Green Technology

A targeted cyber attack is a type of cyber attack where the attacker specifically targets their victim or victims. The targets can be an event, a specific industry, a group of people, a country, or even an individual.

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British Compressed Air Society suggests further energy-saving measures as relief scheme launches

Envirotec Magazine

The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) says it welcomes the Government’s new Energy Bill Relief Scheme, which comes into effect on 1 October – but is encouraging compressed air users to also act now to minimise their compressed air energy consumption for the long-term through a series of low-cost measures.

TCCI presents 850 V electric compressor designed for commercial EVs

Charged

TCCI Manufacturing, a provider of automotive compressor technology, will present its 850 V electric compressor for the commercial vehicle and transport market at IAA 2022 in Hanover, Germany.

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.

Measurements show huge methane peaks in the atmosphere after the Nord Stream leaks

Envirotec Magazine

Installation site of underwater Nordstream 2 gas pipelines in Lubmin, Germany in August 2018 (image credit: Stefan Dinse/Shutterstock).

ZF introduces electric drive for commercial vehicles

Charged

ZF has introduced several new e-mobility systems designed for commercial vehicles, including an electric drive, a vehicle power take-off system and a power steering system. The CeTrax 2 electric drive is composed of two oil-cooled e-motors, two 800 V SiC inverters and a three-speed gearbox.

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Vocational truck builder Battle Motors raises $150 million, expands EV production

Charged

Battle Motors, formerly Crane Carrier Company (CCC), has raised $150 million in a Series B investment round. This capital raise follows a $120-million Series A round announced in December 2021.

No magic bullet: Industry cannot solely rely on energy price freezes

Envirotec Magazine

Energy-intensive manufacturers need to heed the warning that the Government’s energy support package is not a ‘magic bullet’ for under-strain organisations, and further action must be taken within large-scale plants to weather the ongoing crisis, says building analyst experts CIM.

Terbine aims to synchronize EVs, charging stations and utilities

Charged

Internet of Things (IoT) specialist Terbine has announced a new initiative designed to intelligently synchronize EVs, charging stations and electric utilities. The system is based on the company’s cloud-based platform, TerbineLink.

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Utility uses drones and laser technology to improve sewer network

Envirotec Magazine

Drones and lasers are being used together – in an apparent UK first – to improve the functioning of the sewers and are helping Scottish Water to reduce its carbon emissions.

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.

Mercedes-Benz: Pricing and Packaging for All-Electric EQS SUV Available Now

Green Living Guy

The EQS SUV represents the first all-electric Mercedes-EQ built in the United States and the third model series from Mercedes-EQ built on the new dedicated electric vehicle architecture.

GreenPower secures vouchers from California and New Jersey incentive programs for its EV Star electric trucks

Charged

The states of California and New Jersey offer voucher programs to help fleet operators purchase commercial EVs (the HVIP and ZIP programs, respectively).

Seth Leitman the Green Living Guy Talks About Creating a More Sustainable Planet

Green Living Guy

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 29, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — “For a better tomorrow, we must first create a better today,” states Seth Leitman. Mr. Leitman is a twenty-year advocate and spokesman for the go green initiative.

‘We can’t recycle our way out’

Grist

This piece was originally published by InvestigateWest.

Department of Transportation and Biden Administration Announce $5 Billion Plan for EV Charging Stations Nationwide

Green Living Guy

BY ASHLEY BELANGER VIA ARSTECHNICA.COM For drivers choosing electric vehicles, convenient access to reliable charging stations remains one of the biggest pain points after adopting the eco-friendlier way to cruise.

Doctors File False Advertising Complaint Over Hidden Health Risks of Gas

DeSmogBlog

Melissa Lem was shocked when she saw an advertisement from a major Canadian fossil fuel lobby group showing young parents and their two children happily cooking a meal over a brand new gas stove.

Homeowners Guide to Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Green Living Guy

Are you looking for a way to get rid of pests without harming the environment? It’s important to be proactive when it comes to pest control, but you don’t want to use harmful chemicals that could hurt your family or pets.

Heathrow-Sponsored ‘Lounge’ at Labour Conference Draws Criticism

DeSmogBlog

LIVERPOOL, UK – Heathrow was a major presence at the Labour Party’s annual conference, held this week in Liverpool, where the theme was “A Fairer, Greener Britain”. The airport paid an unknown sum to host a “Heathrow Lounge” at the event.

West Midlands Gigafactory Now Supporting an Investment Zone

Green Living Guy

A Message from Midland 23rd SEPTEMBER 2022: We support the Government’s proposals to introduce Investment Zones across the UK. That includes the West Midlands Gigafactory at Coventry Airport, and I look forward to discussing the plans in more detail.

Fish species extinct for 100 years is brought back to life

Inhabitant

The Greenback cutthroat trout, which was considered extinct for over 100 years, has been brought back to Colorado. The fish species was thought to be extinct in the 1930s, due to overfishing and mining pollution among other causes. According to Biologists from Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW), the trout species are naturally reproducing again

New Study: Thailand’s Natural Gas Reserve is Declining and More Renewable Energy is Key

Green Living Guy

Renewable energy development is key for Thailand to cut its dependency on fossil fuel imports, as gas-based thermal power generation accounted for nearly 61.3% of the country’s annual electricity generation in 2021, says GlobalData, a leading data, and analytics company.

Perceptual Robotics announces new partnership with EuroEnergy with drone acquisition

Alternative Energy Mag

Perceptual Robotics has entered an innovative new inspections partnership with global renewable investments company EuroEnergy

ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Small business lending in emerging markets

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 30 — Small and medium-sized enterprises create seven out of every 10 jobs and contribute up to 40% of annual GDP. The post ImpactAlpha Deal Spotlight: Small business lending in emerging markets appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

With Vanguard 1P, TrinaTracker proves in the US market that its pioneering spirit is firmly rooted in the company’s DNA

Alternative Energy Mag

TrinaTracker team organized a series of demonstrations at the Trina Solar booth during the three days of the exhibition.

Are 3D-printed homes a sustainable option for the future?

Inhabitant

Few industries have seen the fast-paced level of innovations like the 3D-printing world. What began as a high-priced device capable of printing a small figurine in 12 or more hours has exploded into technology that can print the framework of a house in a few days’ time. The process is being touted as a sustainable solution for housing shortages, but is it? The answer is yes, possibly no and it depends

3 Ways to Boost Customers’ Energy Efficiency

Mosaic

It’s no surprise that with the continual rise of electricity rates, energy savings have been top of mind for homeowners. According to Rewiring America, 80 percent of voters say decreases in their monthly energy costs would have a “Very” or “Somewhat” significant impact on their household budgets.

9 Emerging Solar Technologies That May Be Game Changers

Green Tech Gazette

‍Solar energy is widely considered to be the future of renewable energy. Solar panels are now cheaper and more efficient than ever before, and solar energy could feasibly meet a majority of the world’s energy needs by 2050. But solar power has its limitations.

Climate change is making Hurricane Ian worse than ever

Inhabitant

We’re not just imagining that hurricanes are worse than they used to be. Scientists have noted the process of rapid intensification, which means hurricanes quickly become super deadly. And they say this is related to climate change

The Week in Impact Investing: Reality Check

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ? Cognitive lag. This is no time to go wobbly, as former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said in. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Reality Check appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The Brief

The Jakob Factory in Vietnam builds walls out of live plants

Inhabitant

The Jakob Factory in Vietnam is a new manufacturing facility that aims to create a model for sustainable manufacturing architecture in tropical climates. In fact, the building is covered with a biophilic design in the shape of an exterior porous skin

How Big is the Renewable Energy Certificate Market?

Alternative Energy Mag

The global renewable energy certificate market will exceed a value of about $ 100.96 billion by 2030. The current value of the market was valued at $12.72 billion in 2021.

Safely get lost in the jungle at LOST LINDENBERG

Inhabitant

Newly opened in the summer of 2022, LOST LINDENBERG is a guest collective with an emphasis on connection -- both with nature and other humans

Agents of Impact Call No. 45: Creative capital for gender-smart investments (video)

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 30 – Capital to support women’s economic growth and financial inclusion is flowing – finally! – in many advanced economies. In emerging. The post Agents of Impact Call No. 45: Creative capital for gender-smart investments (video) appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Call Recording

Peter Rabbit, precipitous polling, and the 'attack on nature'

Business Green

Nature charities unite to launch 'the People's Plan for Nature' in a bid to push back against proposals to dilute environmental policies.

Xendee Integrates UtilityAPI for Easier, Faster and More Precise Energy Load Modeling

Alternative Energy Mag

• The integration maximizes the efficiency of downloading past building load data directly from the utility, which gives engineers a more accurate view of past usage and peak requirements of their project. • The more exact the interval load data, the more precise the model, as the number of assumptions made during the optimization can be greatly reduced. •