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Which Countries Are Using Renewable Energy?

U.S. Green Technology

Renewable energy is a growing essential for the wold; and in the next 30 years, we will see a significant rise in this vital resource. It is designed to boost out energy without depleting our non-renewable supplies.

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Think before trashing: The second-hand solar market is booming

Solar Power World

By Melissa Ann Schmid, Marketing Communication Manager, EnergyBin Over the next five years, a growing number of U.S. solar owners and operators will choose to repower their systems. Total supply of decommissioned material will increase, but not all equipment is bound for recycling.

5 circular economy questions for 2021

GreenBiz

5 circular economy questions for 2021. Lauren Phipps. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 01:00. As I begin to think about the year of content and coverage ahead, I thought I’d start things off by sharing some big questions I’ll be asking in 2021 — plus some predictions on how they might be answered. .

NuScale Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Moves Another Step Forward

Jim Conca

The small modular nuclear reactor designed by NuScale has received an order to prepare for a combined construction and operating license application to build their SMR as part of the Carbon Free Power Project of Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS).

Little Things You Can Do To Live More Sustainably

The Environmental Blog

With the environment in a bit of a crisis right now, it’s essential that we all do our bit to try and help the planet. By living more sustainably , we can hopefully stop the situation from getting out of control before it’s too late.

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Fighting deforestation should be a top priority for 2021, and here’s how it can be

GreenBiz

Fighting deforestation should be a top priority for 2021, and here’s how it can be. Heather Clancy. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 02:00.

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How to Contribute to the Future of the Planet With Sustainable Clothing

The Environmental Blog

Fashion and your dressing style say a lot about the person wearing the clothes. Apparel can talk about the wearer’s interest in following the latest ramp trends, celebrity and model looks, or a free-thinking spirit that prefers what truly complements their body and makes them feel great.

Bro.do x Mylea Better Shoes are made from mushroom leather

Inhabitat - Innovation

As the fashion world looks for alternatives to plastic and leather, mycelium is rising to the top of the material supply chain

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021

GreenBiz

20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2021. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 01/11/2021 - 02:15. The big stories of 2020 were not just about a pandemic, a reckoning on racial justice, an economic calamity and the ever-imminent rise of climate change impacts.

January 2021 Breakfast Recap- Energy and Blockchain with Nancy Min

CleanTech Alliance

“Blockchain is so much more than cryptocurrency or bitcoin,” said Nancy Min at the January 2021 CleanTech Alliance breakfast, sponsored by Perkins Coie. Nancy Min from Ecolong spoke to 58 attendees at the January breakfast about the applications for blockchain in the energy sector and explained how it can be used for secure transactions. First, […]. Alliance News Industry News blockchain breakfast recap breakfast series CleanTech Breakfast energy nancy min virtual breakfast

New York City’s Biggest Power Producer Aims to Import Renewable Energy From Upstate

GreenTechMedia

After losing out on an early opportunity to build New York state's biggest battery, the owner of New York City's biggest power plant is taking steps to import renewable electricity generated upstate.

Bee-killing pesticide approved for emergency use in the UK

Inhabitat - Innovation

Not only is this chemical thought to kill bees, but rainwater will wash it from fields into rivers

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How the EU’s new ‘toxic-free’ vision could shape your safer chemicals strategy

GreenBiz

How the EU’s new ‘toxic-free’ vision could shape your safer chemicals strategy. Bob Kerr. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 01:00. For the last two decades, the European Union has played a leadership role in tackling the risks hazardous chemicals pose to our health and environment.

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CleanTech Breakfast: Resilience & Energy Independence with Kelsey Moldenke

CleanTech Alliance

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A Vibrant Cleantech Startup Ecosystem Takes Root in India

GreenTechMedia

This is the second article in a series. Read part one here. It’s easy to see what’s motivating India’s emerging ecosystem of sustainable technology startups with a glance out the window from the office of Sangam Ventures in Gurugram, just outside of Delhi.

An autism-friendly hospital emphasizes nature for resiliency and healing

Inhabitat - Innovation

Charleston, South Carolina has raised the bar for inclusive healthcare design with the opening of the new Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion

GM's electric delivery foray, plus other mobility trends headlining CES

GreenBiz

GM's electric delivery foray, plus other mobility trends headlining CES. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 01/13/2021 - 01:30.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- January 11

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, January 11, 2021 Announcements Department of Ecology adopts CETA rules Ecology adopted a new rule Chapter 173-444 WAC Clean Energy Transformation Rule to implement parts of the Washington Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) related to energy transformation projects and determining the greenhouse gas emissions content in electricity. For more information, […]. Industry News Member News ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Ørsted Joins Efforts To Develop Offshore-Wind-to-Green-Hydrogen Tech

GreenTechMedia

Global offshore wind developer Ørsted has become the latest major player to pursue off-grid green hydrogen, a technology that could expand capacity for converting offshore wind power to zero-carbon energy.

A bamboo meditation center overlooks sunset views in Chiang Mai

Inhabitat - Innovation

Locally sourced bamboo and adobe bricks make up the new Meditation Cathedral & Sunset Sala, a cluster of organically shaped buildings on top of a hill in northern Chiang Mai

5 radical visions for a 2050 food system

GreenBiz

5 radical visions for a 2050 food system. Jim Giles. Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:30. Just over a year ago, the Rockefeller Foundation put out a global call for proposals for radical reform of our food systems. More than 1,300 teams from 119 countries responded.

The Case for Sustainability Certification for Business

Green Business Bureau

The benefits of sustainable business certification go well beyond a seal or certificate of proof. The process itself becomes a journey to get more sustainable. The starting point is often a way to do an assessment of how sustainable your business currently is.

Dennis Eagle’s new electric refuse trucks hit the streets, earn rave reviews

Charged

Commercial truck OEM Dennis Eagle’s electric 26-ton refuse collection vehicle has gone into service with customers around the UK, and early customers are giving it glowing reviews.

Stefano Boeri Architetti designs prefab COVID-19 vaccination centers for Italy

Inhabitat - Innovation

All aspects of the project, which was completed free of charge, are united by a floral logo of a pink primrose and the motto “With a flower, Italy comes back to life

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Q4 2020: Amazon, AT&T, McDonald's and Starbucks lead the way as clean energy procurement matures

GreenBiz

Q4 2020: Amazon, AT&T, McDonald's and Starbucks lead the way as clean energy procurement matures. Sarah Golden. Thu, 01/14/2021 - 04:11. After a strange year, corporate renewable procurement deals ended on a high note, with corporations inking some of the biggest, most complex transactions to date.

New research highlights impacts of weedkiller on wildlife

Envirotec Magazine

Water flea (Moina macrocopa) under microscope view. Prolonged exposure to environmentally relevant concentrations of the weedkiller Roundup causes significant harm to keystone species according to new research at the University of Birmingham.

Spanish city of Valencia pilots public chargers in lampposts

Charged

Cities in Europe and elsewhere are being forced to come up with some innovative public charging solutions.

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Tesla: the real environmental impact

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tesla is known for its state-of-the-art electric vehicles, but how sustainable is the company really

What’s in store for the future of commuting?

GreenBiz

What’s in store for the future of commuting? Marian Jones. Tue, 01/12/2021 - 01:00. Despite being in a global pandemic, essential low-wage workers, healthcare providers, knowledge workers and many others have continued to work.

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Political Violence Has No Place in Our Democracy

Defend Our Future

Like all of you, we watched the insurrection on the US Capitol in horror.

What the U.S. return to the Paris Agreement means for investors

Impact Alpha

After years of signaling its intent to withdraw from the Paris Agreement to fight climate change, the United States made the decision official. The post What the U.S. return to the Paris Agreement means for investors appeared first on Impact Alpha. Climate Finance Impact Voices

Drought leaves Istanbul with just 45 days' worth of water

Inhabitat - Innovation

Turkey's capital Istanbul could run out of water in the next 45 days if rain does not fall

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Irish charging provider to convert 180 telephone boxes to charge points

Charged

Irish charging operator EasyGo , which boasts a network of 1,200 charge points and 7,000 customers, has formed a partnership with telecom company Eir to replace 180 telephone kiosks around Ireland with Tritium DC fast chargers.

Early COVID-19 lockdowns had less impact on urban air quality than first believed

Envirotec Magazine

The first COVID-19 lockdowns led to significant changes in urban air pollution levels around the world, but the changes were smaller than expected – a new study appears to reveal.

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Energy Flexibility: Emerging Revenue Opportunities for the 2020s

CleanTech Group

For a rising number of days each year, countries are beginning to deal with the next big challenge in the clean energy transition. Cleantech Insights Distributed Energy Energy & Power

Suspended treehouses provide epic views of a fjord in Norway

Inhabitat - Innovation

Just 20 minutes from the town of Odda, through the steep Norwegian hillsides, something magical sits at the edge of the fifth-longest fjord on Earth

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