March, 2020

This is exactly the time to be talking about climate change

GreenBiz

If we have the chance to start anew, why would we want to rescue and lock in unsustainable systems and industries for another generation or more? Climate Change Activism COVID-19 Marketing & Communication Two Steps Forward

The Coronavirus Pandemic And The Long-Term Energy Outlook

Jim Conca

Contrary to conventional wisdom, this pandemic may well result in a more prosperous America in a few years. A boom in telecommuting, a new growth in U.S. manufacturing, another surge to the suburbs, changes in mass transit, and a small baby boom will change our energy use and our society

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Fast Fashion: The Damage It’s Caused and How to Stop It

The Environmental Blog

Fashion is an industry that sometimes flies under the radar in terms of its environmental impact. And while it has always had these effects, the industry has increased production drastically in the last few years alone.

Why We Need to Develop New Battery Technology

U.S. Green Technology

You use batteries for everything. They’re in your phones, laptops, cars and everyday devices. They’ve been around for centuries, but with the push for sustainable living, many consumers and experts are hopping on the movement to develop improved battery technology.

Air Pollution Plummets As China, Europe, New York Go On COVID-19 Lockdown

CleanTechnica

The European Environmental Agency (EEA) has confirmed NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) data that shows a rapid, dramatic reduction in air pollution over those areas most affected by the COVID-19 lockdowns.

Nuclear Steps Up Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Jim Conca

As COVID-19 spreads, thenuclear field is stepping upwith a unique diagnostic technique calledRT-PCR, whichhelps detect and identify this coronavirus accurately within hours in humans, as well as animals that can host it.It can tell us a lot about exposure and transmission paths of the virus

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Electric package trucks are (almost) ready for delivery

GreenBiz

Local delivery fleets are ideal for electrification given their predictable routes and significant dwell times at the depot. electric trucks Shipping & Logistics Transportation & Mobility

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Is it possible to be zero-waste in a consumer world?

The Environmental Blog

One of the most common problems that has disturbed natural flora and fauna and has had a significant impact on the climate all around the world is global warming.

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Can the Shipping Industry Go Green?

U.S. Green Technology

How Cargo Ships Can Go Green The shipping industry is one of the pillars of modern commerce, as it allows global markets to send goods anywhere in the world. You can have Japanese candy delivered to your door or you can send American snacks to Australia all thanks to the global shipping network.

Elon Musk & Tesla Offer Ventilators To Any Hospital In Urgent Need, & Deliver Ventilators To NYC

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk says he has ventilators available and will give them away free to those who need them most desperately. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Health coronavirus COVID-19 Elon Musk Medtronnic New York new york city Tesla ventilators

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Shows Dry Cask Storage Is Safe – Yet Again

Jim Conca

The NRC made a recommendation that there are no environmental impacts that would preclude it from issuing a license for Holtec's proposed SNF interim storage facility. Holtec would begin with 500 canisters holding over 9,500 tons of spent nuclear fuel at the proposed New Mexico site near Carlsbad

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The stunning impact of COVID-19 social distancing on air pollution

GreenBiz

How efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 have reflected air quality in the San Francisco Bay area. COVID-19 Transportation & Mobility

Nonprofit plants 80,000 trees in Kenya and Rwanda

Inhabitat - Innovation

The name of global environmental charity One Tree Planted seems excessively modest now, as they’ve just finished planting 80,000 trees in Africa. Rwanda got 60,000 new trees, and Kenya got 20,000

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How Much Can You Save With Solar Panels? A Helpful Guide

The Environmental Blog

Rear View Of Couple Standing In Front Of Their House. Many people around the world are having solar panels installed in their homes. For many, the core reason behind this choice the positive effects on the environment. However, there is also a financial benefit of having these panels installed.

10 Ways the Transportation Industry Can Be More Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

The transportation industry is the leading source of CO2 emissions in the United States.

Australia Could Be 3rd Largest Market For Tesla Cybertruck

CleanTechnica

Online data suggest the Australian market for the Tesla Cybertruck could be worth up to $! 5 billion, based on current reservation data. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Australia Tesla Tesla Cybertruck ute

Report highlights UK and US financial institutions’ contribution to Amazon deforestation

Envirotec Magazine

A report released on 12 March by Amazon Watch reveals the involvement of five American and British financial institutions in billions of dollars in debt and equity financing for crude oil extraction projects in the western Amazon.

Not just biofuels: Algae's next wave

GreenBiz

Applications in packaging and other products are beginning to gain momentum. Circular Economy Biomaterials Circular Packaging In the Loop Innovation packaging

The best plants for attracting pollinators to your yard

Inhabitat - Innovation

Ready to start a pollinator garden? These are the best plants to attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and more

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How A Healthcare Facility Can Reduce Their Environmental Impact

The Environmental Blog

Healthcare is an incredibly important industry and one which everyone relies upon.

Benefits of Using Eco-Friendly Paint for Your Home

U.S. Green Technology

Advantages of Using Eco-Friendly Paint for Your Home Much of the world has realized by now that the time for environmentally conscious initiatives is now more than ever.

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Tesla Gigafactory 2 Will Reopen Soon To Make Ventilators

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk announced on Wednesday that Tesla Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo would begin manufacturing medical ventilators as soon as humanly possible. Health Elon Musk Medtronic Tesla Tesla factories Tesla Gigafactory 2 Tesla ventilators ventilators

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Tesla Owners In New York Want To Help Tesla Employees Who Are Making Ventilators

CleanTechnica

Inspired by Elon Musk and others who are trying to help during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of Tesla owners in New York are raising funds to buy donuts and coffee to bring (safely, of course) to Tesla employees making ventilators.

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Corporate renewable energy in the age of COVID-19

GreenBiz

Corporations have been driving the uptake of renewables across the United States for years.

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Upcoming vegan festivals around the US in 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

Find a vegan fest near you and enjoy all the plant-based food you could ever dream of eating

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How Much Do Electric Vehicles Help in Reducing Pollution?

The Environmental Blog

The US is one of the countries with the highest number of motorized vehicles per capita, with a fleet of well over 250 million. With over 80% of the population owning and using a car, it’s clear to see that the environmental impact of these numbers is enormous.

Could Green Concrete Change the Construction Industry?

U.S. Green Technology

The construction industry is undergoing a significant adjustment in recent years, with global trends leaning toward more sustainable sourcing and building practices.

Stop The Lies! Electric Cars Do NOT Have Higher Emissions Than Conventional Cars

CleanTechnica

A recent study destroys the myth that electric cars have higher emissions than conventional cars. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles electric car emissions emissions from generating electricity

Tesla Vehicles Win 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Positions In Used Electric Vehicle Ranking In Germany

CleanTechnica

of all Tesla Model 3s ever delivered are for sale in Germany, while 51% of all Daimler EQCs are!

COVID-19 and climate change: A healthy dose of reality

GreenBiz

Consider the global health crisis currently upon us as a warm-up act for a climate-changing world. Climate Change Health social inclusion Supply Chain Two Steps Forward

A zero-waste, self-sustaining home of the future

Inhabitat - Innovation

The design features several high-tech systems that use spare household energy to provide water, lighting and energy for growing plants throughout the home, essentially becoming a living greenhouse

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Innovative Alternatives to Plastic For a Plastic-Free Planet

The Environmental Blog

Plastic production has considerably increased since the early 1950s, researchers estimate that 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced since then which is the equivalent to the weight of more than 800,000 Eiffel Towers.

Top Green Features Home Buyers Want in 2020

U.S. Green Technology

Research over the last five years or so has shown an increasing consumer demand for green features in homes.

Iceland is Doing Science — ~50% of People with COVID-19 Not Showing Symptoms, ~50% Have Very Moderate Cold Symptoms

CleanTechnica

Science: do it. Iceland has decided to jump right into proper scientific methodology in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, rather than "panic now and evaluate later."

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James Dyson Designed All New Ventilator In 10 Days, Plans To Make 15,000

CleanTechnica

James Dyson says his company will start producing ventilators in a matter of weeks. In the US, officials are studying a number of proposals and expect to make some sort of decision very, very soon. Health coronacirus COVID-19 General Motors Tesla The Dyson Institute ventilators

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10 tips for a successful online meeting or workshop

GreenBiz

In a world where meetings are forced to go online, here are suggestions to make your next meeting — well, infectious. Marketing & Communication North Star Technology

Modular tiny home on wheels can fit a family of 6

Inhabitat - Innovation

Although tiny home living has typically been geared to young couples looking to downsize, Barcelona-based creative studio, In-Tenta has used their savvy, space-efficient skills to show us that tiny homes can be a great choice for families as well.

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