Sat.Jul 31, 2021

The Economic and Environmental Impact of Electric Scooters

U.S. Green Technology

Electric scooters are now more than just a leisurely ride for children and teenagers. They now help clean the transportation sector. Cities across the globe have been seeing the benefits of legalising and implementing shared and private electric scooters on city roads and lanes.

America’s Aging Infrastructure Gets C-Minus On Its Report Card

Jim Conca

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave us a C- on our infrastructure report card with Aviation (D+), Bridges (C), Dams (D), Drinking Water (C-), Hazardous Waste (D+), Inland Waterways (D+), Public Parks (D+), Ports (B-), Rail (B), Roads (D), Transit (D-), Wastewater (D+) and Energy (C-).

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Top 7 Tips to Increase Instagram Travel Business Followers

U.S. Green Technology

Instagram has now become one of the popular social media platforms for growing a business. On Instagram people can make visual connections and explore the contents they are interested in. It is having over 500 million users worldwide; these numbers are enough to explain the popularity of Instagram.

Tesla Model 3 & Model Y Take #1 & #2 In World Record Month For Electric Vehicle Sales!

CleanTechnica

Global plugin vehicle registrations were up an impressive 153% last month compared to June 2020, scoring a record 583,000 units (or 8.7% share of the overall auto market).

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.

Explore Effective Ways How Instagram Is Leveraging Big Data; Artificial Intelligence in 2021

U.S. Green Technology

Social media marketing seems to be all about effectively dealing with data or information. Your focus should be on evaluating consumer data, assessing conversion rates, and even planning the most valuable content depending on your findings. We understand that the same rule applies to Instagram.

NIMBYism Puts The Kibosh On America’s Largest Solar Power Plant

CleanTechnica

Plans to build the largest solar power plant in the US have been cancelled because of local opposition. Solar Power Plants Arevia Battle Born Solar Battle Born Solar Project Double Negative Morman Mesa NIMBYism Save Our Mesa Solar Partner VII

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Enbridge’s Pipeline 3 Threatens An Endangered Species — Contact The EPA

CleanTechnica

I’ve written about Line 3 before, but for those of you just catching up on this, you can read what it’s all about here.

Recommended Reading: “The Future We Choose”

CleanTechnica

Over the past several years, I have read several books that have shaped my views of the current situation in which we find ourselves. I would like to introduce 4 of them to you. Maybe they will help to inform or inspire.

Long-Distance EV & Camper Trailer Travel — Lessons Learned, Tips, Reflections

CleanTechnica

We really enjoyed our 10 weeks and 10,000 km of EV and camper trailer travel. Here we discuss things we have learned about power consumption, trip planning, and charging.

Elon Musk Admitting He Was Wrong Is Why He’s The Best CEO For Tesla?

CleanTechnica

In a reply to a tweet by Sawyer Merritt yesterday, Elon admitted that in the case of a $1.5 million settlement suit that related to EV charging, Tesla was wrong. To me, this is a bold and courageous move. It’s hard to admit when you’re wrong.

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.

EVs & Tree Huggers

CleanTechnica

I recently had an interesting conversation with a conservationist. She invited me to a tree planting and I declined. She thought it strange even when I told her the reason, which I’ll come back to in a moment.

Nico Rosberg: All-Electric Off-Road Racing Is “Really Exciting”

CleanTechnica

Since retiring from F1, Rosberg has dedicated his racing career to sustainable technologies "to not only drive awareness but also inspire action in the fight against climate change.".

Tyler, City In Texas, Changes Its Law Banning Solar Panels From Public View

CleanTechnica

I recently wrote about a senseless law in Tyler, Texas, that banned residents from getting solar if the panels were visible to the public. Well, we have great news! That law has been changed.

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Tesla: “European demand remains well above supply” (Despite Having #1 Top Selling EV — By Far)

CleanTechnica

If you follow our monthly electric vehicle sales reports (we publish a bunch), you probably know that the Tesla Model 3 is the best selling electric vehicle in Europe — by far. However, reading the European EV sales market is a bit like trying to read your future with tea leaves.