April, 2020

The Scientists Taking Atomic-Level Pictures Of The Coronavirus

Jim Conca

The coronavirus packs an outer armament of 27 proteins, each one having a unique and complex 3D structure that can be targeted by scientists to stop the virus.But we have to image them correctly and that’s where PNNL’s Garry Buchko comes in with his nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy

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COVID-19 could accelerate a global shift from planes to trains

GreenBiz

UBS analysis suggests the pandemic is set to curb air travel growth 10 percent over the next decade as high-speed rail flourishes. Aviation COVID-19 Railroad Transportation & Mobility

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Is Climate Change Really Causing an Increase in Natural Disasters?

The Environmental Blog

The past few years have been marked by an uptick in extreme weather events like hurricanes and wildfires. These events, paired with record temperatures and other unusual weather phenomena — like an unusually early spring in the U.K.

6 ways to save energy while sheltering in place

Inhabitat - Innovation

Inhabitat has rounded up some tips and tricks to help readers save energy (and money) while sheltering in place

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Clear Skies Over Germany Lead To Record Amount Of Solar Energy

CleanTechnica

Germany set a solar power record last week thanks in part to clear skies as a result of the coronavirus. Clean Power Solar Energy Germany solar energy record

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The case for exploring jute as an alternative to plastic

GreenBiz

For starters, it's a material that is readily available, biodegradable and affordable. Circular Economy plastic

Effect of COVID-19 on Environment

The Environmental Blog

As COVID-19 i.e. corona virus comes in the world it shows positive and negative both impacts. Positive or good impact on environment and negative or adverse impact on human being.

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We Should Not Bail Out Oil Companies

CleanTechnica

We should not bail out oil companies. But we probably will since Trump is scrambling to do just that. As we know, the price of oil in the US fell below zero for the first time ever the other day.

Used cooking oil – Benefits of Biofuels as a Source of Energy

U.S. Green Technology

The Benefits of Biodiesel Biofuels are gaining popularity as an alternative source of energy in many spheres of society that use energy. And as they are used more and more, it is important to assess the benefits that society as a whole has or will accrue from the continued use of biofuels.

New Airstream camper uses solar panels for off-grid power

Inhabitat - Innovation

Airstream's latest model, the Atlas 2020 is a stunning design that features a rooftop solar array and luxurious interior living space

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Why the electric vehicle wave is still coming

GreenBiz

Buckle up: this year will be rough, but this road trip still looks promising. COVID-19 COVID-19 Driving Change Electric Vehicles Transportation & Mobility

How Corona virus is Disrupting Waste & Recycling

The Environmental Blog

The escalation of COVID-19 across the globe has hampered recycling efforts in Europe and North America.

Nuclear Power Plants - Refueling Amid COVID-19

Jim Conca

Nuclear plants refuel only once every two years. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused problems. Local officials in Pennsylvania asked Limerick Nuclear Plant to delay refueling, but the company says refueling is needed for vital reliable power to the region's hospitals and critical facilities

Elon Musk: “400-Mile Or Greater Range With The Tesla Model S”

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk stated in the earnings call last night that he was confident that the Tesla Model S would soon have a 400-mile or greater range rating from the EPA — that this has already achieved and just needs confirmation from the.

Eco-Friendly Ways to Renovate your Home During Quarantine

U.S. Green Technology

Eco-Friendly Things To Do During Self-Quarantine and Pandemic Lockdown Whether you are voluntarily self-isolating or under a mandated shelter in place order, staying inside all the time can be boring.

New net-zero LivingHomes capture the future of sustainable living

Inhabitat - Innovation

Under the ethos of creating great architecture that is more accessible, affordable and sustainable, the dwellings are powerhouses of energy-efficiency, and they have a nature-based focus that encourages biophilic living

Climate change isn't going away — it's still important to recognize Earth Day

GreenBiz

COVID-19 may be stopping in-person gatherings but Earth Day celebrations will go on, digital. COVID-19 Earth Day The Sustainable MBA

Different Uses of Recycled HDPE Plastic

The Environmental Blog

In the United States, HDPE is a commonly used plastic. High-density polyethylene or HDPE) is also called polyethylene high-density or PEHD. It is a thermoplastic polymer with a high strength-to-density ratio obtained from the monomer ethylene.

VW CEO Is Worried: Tesla’s Neural Network Is Far Beyond Other Auto Manufacturers

CleanTechnica

With 500,00 Teslas generating data, no other auto manufacturer can offer the constant improvements that Tesla does, says beleaguered exec.

Bollinger Unveils First Class 3 Electric Truck Chassis

CleanTechnica

Bollinger says its B2 Class 3 electric vehicle chassis will be ideal for a variety of commercial needs. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Bollinger Motors electric Class 3 truck

How Every Industry Will Undergo a Technological Revolution

U.S. Green Technology

The coronavirus pandemic has been a wake-up call for many nations and industries. It’s safe to say that the world won’t be the same after COVID-19. There are some major changes on the horizon, including a new, widespread technological revolution.

This modular, off-grid design can adapt to any landscape

Inhabitat - Innovation

TEKE Architects' modular, sustainable and off-grid MU50 Home takes all of the complications out of DIY home design

In semi-arid Africa, farmers are transforming the 'underground forest' into life-giving trees

GreenBiz

Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage. Africa Agriculture farmers Food & Agriculture Food Systems Regenerative Agricultur

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Can Access Matting Help the Environment?

The Environmental Blog

Access mats are a portable platform that can be placed on the earth to support drilling rigs, camps, helipads, and even tanks. It can also be helpful to provide a roadway over unstable ground and pipelines.

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Massive, Unseasonable Heatwave to Hit the Southern US Next Week — How to Keep Safe

CleanTechnica

A massive, unseasonable heatwave is forecast to hit much of the Southern United States this week. Many of the states that are forecast to be hit are also places whose economies are either already partially reopening or whose orders are set to expire on April .

Sweden Shutters Last Coal-Fired Generating Plant 2 Years Early

CleanTechnica

The last coal-fired generating station in Sweden has been taken offline two years ahead of schedule. Coal Fossil Fuels Carbon Tracker solar Stockholm Exergi KVV6 coal generating station Sweden

3 Ways A Common Homeowner Can Reduce His Carbon Footprint

U.S. Green Technology

3 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home In the face of the recent climate changes that we are facing, taking some vital steps to make sure that the place we call our home doesn’t deteriorate is imperative.

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Snazzy garden shed doubles as rainwater runoff solution

Inhabitat - Innovation

Maryland-based practice Gardner Architects was tasked with installing a small garden shed for homeowners in the community of Bethesda, they came up with a gorgeous 100-square-foot shed that not only blends in harmoniously with the main home, but actively helps manage stormwater runoff

Can we flatten the curve on climate?

GreenBiz

Can we extend that meme to climate change and make it as ubiquitously understood and accepted as it is for the coronavirus? Climate Change COVID-19 Marketing & Communication public opinion Two Steps Forward

Using Technology to Make Your Company More Efficient and More Sustainable

The Environmental Blog

Modern enterprises increasingly focus on improving the sustainability of their operations for two key reasons. First and foremost, responsible industries consider how their business impacts the environment, society, and the world around them.

Tesla Achieved The Accuracy Of Lidar With Its Advanced Computer Vision Tech

CleanTechnica

Tesla's progress with artificial intelligence and neural nets has propelled its Autopilot and Full Self Driving solutions to the front of the pack.

US Supreme Court Decides Clean Water Act Applies To Groundwater

CleanTechnica

For the first time, the US Supreme Court has ruled that pollution that travels through groundwater is subject to the provisions of the Clean Water Act, a significant victory for environmentalists. Policy & Politics Water Clean Water Act Pollution US Supreme Court Waters of the US

Electric Air Taxi Service Set To Launch In California By 2021

CleanTechnica

Quantum Air announced plans to launch what it's calling a world's first -- an air taxi service using a fleet of 26 all-electric flying taxis to shuttle passengers between major points in the greater Los Angeles area.

How to celebrate Earth Day virtually in 2020

Inhabitat - Innovation

Social distancing is in full effect, but you can still celebrate Earth Day online and make a difference. Just because you can’t go outside in large groups this year doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of inventive ways to celebrate the environment.

This is climate tech

GreenBiz

The stunning array of technologies emerging to decarbonize the world and make it more habitable for flora, fauna and humans goes far beyond cleantech 2.0. Cleantech Climate Tech COVID-19 Innovation

Top 5 Eco-friendly Accessories for Electronics

The Environmental Blog

Obsolescence is the determining factor of what makes impactful consumer electronics, and the same is true for its accessories.

The 5 Stages Of EV Denial & Why Tesla Stays Ahead

CleanTechnica

How do legacy automakers rationalize their slow walk to EVs.