September, 2019

Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience

GreenBiz

We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters. Cities Gray Water Green New Deal Infrastructure Risk & Resilience Water Efficiency & Conservation

UN report: Ocean-based climate action could deliver a fifth of emissions cuts needed to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C

Envirotec Magazine

An area of seagrass and rock on the seabed, Mediterranean sea, France: “Blue carbon” ecosystems could prevent approximately 1 gigatonne of CO2e from entering the atmosphere by 2050, says the report.

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Report finds consumers could save $29 billion if clean energy replaced proposed natural gas plants

Solar Power World

The economics guiding U.S. investments in electricity generation have reached a historic tipping point: combinations of solar, wind, storage, efficiency and demand response are now less expensive than most proposed gas power plant projects.

The Business Of Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica

EVs are expected to be the best choice for nearly all consumer automotive use cases by 2023. They will cost less than gas upfront and per mile, have plenty of range and have more refueling options than gas.

Wind Developers Ordered More Turbines in Q2 Than Ever Before

GreenTechMedia

For a market that’s increasingly described as mature, the global wind industry still knows how to put up startlingly big numbers.

Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis

GreenBiz

Although the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it. Circular Economy Food & Agriculture Plastic Waste Pollution Prevention

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The State of Floating Solar: Bigger Projects, Climbing Capacity, New Markets

GreenTechMedia

There will be at least 2.4 gigawatts of floating solar installed globally by the end of 2019, according to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

Why technology could make animals obsolete

AFN Sustainable Protein

Wherever we look, humans have consistently built technologies that surpass their animal predecessors. Cars replaced horses, petroleum replaced whales, tractors replaced oxen, telecommunications replaced carrier pigeons. Food may be next.

How to have an all-renewable electric grid

GreenBiz

Decarbonized energy systems are completely feasible, technically. The only barriers are political and cultural. Energy & Climate Renewable Energy

Facebook Signs 200MW Wind Deal with Apex Clean Energy in Texas

GreenTechMedia

Facebook signed up to buy a 200-megawatt chunk of power from the Aviator Wind project in Texas, set to become the largest single-site U.S. wind farm when completed next year, according to developer Apex Clean Energy.

Electric Car Charge Posts To Be Installed In Every New Home In England

CleanTechnica

is making it easier for owners of EVs as well as future EV owners by introducing a mandatory electric car charging point for each newly built home.

Why Amazon's plan to buy 100,000 EVs is huge and hard

GreenBiz

It's a game changer, but it won't be easy. Amazon electric school buses electric trucks Electric Vehicles Transportation & Mobility

Google Commits $2 Billion To Global Renewable Energy Package

CleanTechnica

Google has announced a $2 billion commitment that will add more renewable energy to the company's portfolio. But some employees have concerns about what all that electricity is being used for. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy Google Renewable Energy

Sustainable drainage innovation installed on the M56

Envirotec Magazine

THE FIRST installation of SDS Aqua-XchangeTM, the sustainable drainage innovation which turns roadside filter drains into treatment devices that protect the water environment from toxic metals pollution, has been successfully completed on a busy stretch of the M56 motorway.

Creating a Toxin-Free Cleaning Routine

The Environmental Blog

Cleaning is supposed to make us healthier, but many common cleaning solutions are made with toxins that can cause asthma, allergies and other serious health concerns. Fortunately, there are many ways to clean your home without using these toxins.

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Restaurants are helping to drive carbon farming practices

GreenBiz

The industry that's bigger than agriculture and retail can incentivize regenerative land management practices. Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture

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Screw blowers installed at wastewater facility

Envirotec Magazine

Gardner Denver distributor Team Air Power has delivered a bespoke compressed air solution that is predicted to generate approximately 30 per cent in annual savings for the Kinnegar wastewater treatment plant operated by Charles Brand , a leading provider of tailored water and wastewater solutions.

California passes law that prevents cities from taxing energy generated by solar rooftop projects

Solar Power World

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law last week financial protections for consumer investments in rooftop solar energy.

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Combining Solar & Farming Benefits Both

CleanTechnica

New research shows combing solar panels and farming could have important benefits for both. Agriculture Clean Power Solar Energy Agrivoltaics agrophotovoltaics Solar power University of Arizona

For investors, climate risk has no one-size-fits-all solution

GreenBiz

Two new global reports conclude that climate change could exert strong downward pressure on global economic performance. Climate Change Finance & Investing ESG

Study shows rooftop solar could power 25 percent of Europe

Renewable Energy World

Europeans can massively expand low-cost solar generation just by tapping the space over their heads. Rooftop News C&I Utility Integration

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Don't ban new technologies — experiment with them carefully

GreenBiz

Silicon Valley's many disruptive effects on society and business are no reason to ban some of its more promising products, such as shared city scooters. Health Transportation & Mobility

Impact BioEnergy Wins King County’s Exporting Small Business of the Year Award

CleanTech Alliance

Source: King County, September 27, 2019 The U.S. Census Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 71,070 non-farm firms with employees in King County during 2010, and 95% of these had 50 or fewer employees. The challenges to operating a small business are infinite and often daunting, but the collective contributions of small businesses are […]. Industry News Member News

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This bold, tiny retreat in Ontario measures just 100 square feet

Inhabitat - Innovation

When you want to keep a building footprint small, sometimes the only way to go is up

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Tesla Smart Summon Tests Show Oodles Of Laughter (10 Videos)

CleanTechnica

Friend & longtime Tesla employee* David Havasi and I play with Smart Summon in a difficult situation. More dramatically, I've got a collection of fun and dramatic Smart Summon videos from Twitter to show you.

It's Really OK If Japan Dumps Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Ocean

Jim Conca

Slowly releasing Fukushima tritium-contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean is a very good idea. No other radioactive elements are in the water and tritium just isn’t very radioactive - it self-dilutes in water really quickly, even in our bodies, making it impossible to harm anyone or anything

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Cell Phone Recycling In Aspect of Environment Benefit

The Environmental Blog

It is incredible to think that just 20 years ago almost nobody had a mobile phone, and those who did were rich or important business men. They were large phones, and could not be used for a long time before the charge ran out.

How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader

GreenBiz

The effort has been strewn with obstacles. Clean Energy Energy & Climate Renewable Energy

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8 Energy-Efficient Tips For Your Home

U.S. Green Technology

Residential structures consume nearly 40 percent of all energy produced in the United States. For most homeowners, monthly energy bills are one of the largest expenses they have. Instead of spending more money than you need to on energy, you need to work on reducing this expense.

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Two sustainable rental units dressed in reclaimed brick are self-sustaining through solar power

Inhabitat - Innovation

Melbourne-based firm Breathe Architecture has brought a bit of California style to a Melbourne suburb

New Tesla Patent: An Electromagnetic Windshield Wiper System

CleanTechnica

What's so special about the new Tesla windshield wiper patent. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles J. Apjohn patents Tesla Tesla patents

Solar Geoengineering -- We Better Do It Or We'll Burn

Jim Conca

Given our inability to reduce worldwide GHG emissions, should we try to reflect heat back into space? It’s called Solar Geoengineering and would give us the breathing room to cut fossil fuels on a more likely time scale. We’ve been studying it for decades and we know that it works

How to Harmonise Wildlife and Energy Manufacturing – A Case Study

The Environmental Blog

Key statistical information : – Red bird covers ordered – 900. – Kilometres of track to be insulated over 5 years – 50. – Number of breeding pairs of eagle owls preserved – 650.

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Climate Week 2019: Huge commitments, big money and collaboration

GreenBiz

Now it's time to put in the work. Climate Change Climate Conferences Climate Strategy Corporate Strategy