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What Green Technology Makes the Most Difference for Energy Efficiency at Home?

U.S. Green Technology

As utility costs increase, homeowners are more interested in improving the energy efficiency of their homes. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average cost of electricity is $115 per month in the United States—or about $1,400 per year.

Effective Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly

The Environmental Blog

People are becoming more enlightened on the need to be eco-friendly. Many people recycle rubbish without putting too much thought into it. But, if you look at the bigger picture, various ways can go a long way in helping you become more eco-friendly and promote a sustainable livelihood.

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We need true nature-positive solutions to address climate change

GreenBiz

Generic actions of “nature-based solutions” and “natural climate solutions” leave too much room for greenwashing

EV installation website launched

Envirotec Magazine

Devitech has announced the launch of its new website. “Due to continued expansion in the EV installation market we have now launched a brand-new website for our customers,” said the group.

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.

What Green Technology Makes the Most Difference for Energy Efficiency at Home?

U.S. Green Technology

As utility costs increase, homeowners are more interested in improving the energy efficiency of their homes. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the average cost of electricity is $115 per month in the United States—or about $1,400 per year.

How to Be a More Sustainable Clothes Shopper

The Environmental Blog

Knowing where to begin and how to go about being a more sustainable clothes shopper is one of the most challenging aspects of the process. If you’re unsure how to shop for clothes efficiently, here are some pointers and suggestions to help you:-. Invest In Quality Baby Clothes.

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April 2022 – Ocean Energy, Marine Fuels & the Blue Economy

CleanTech Alliance

How do we define the Blue Economy? What are some of the decarbonization challenges currently facing the maritime industry? Furthermore, what role will ocean energy, especially offshore wind, play in emerging West Coast markets? Watch the event recording for a conversation about “Ocean Energy, Marine Fuels and the Blue Economy” featuring Jennifer States, VP of Projects & Strategy, Washington […].

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The Advantages of Using Geothermal Energy for Heating and Cooling

U.S. Green Technology

All of us know that geothermal energy is used for heating, but cooling? Yes, it is also used for cooling as well. Both heating and cooling are provided with the help of ground temperatures which remain constant.

Healthy Trees = Healthy Environment

The Environmental Blog

How to Take Care of The Trees on Your Property. What has lots of bark, but no bite? Trees, of course! Ensure your landscaping is barking up the right tree by taking care of the towering giants – or aspiring towering giants – on your property.

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Inside the new $100 million women-led climate tech fund

GreenBiz

The fund is led by managing partners Sierra Peterson and Sarah Sclarsic and supported a suite of investors and partners across the corporate, climate tech and environmental worlds including past or present CEOs of General Electric, Lyft and Shopify

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.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- April 12

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, April 12, 2022 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation.

5 Effective Ways to Manage and Reduce Waste in Large Commercial Buildings

U.S. Green Technology

Big businesses usually thrive in a very urban and hectic environment. That is why we see so many large commercial buildings full of both large enterprises and small startups. All of these share one thing in common, the ambition to thrive and grow.

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€1 million award for app-supported regreening programme

Envirotec Magazine

A project that aims to help farmers restore land and introduce more sustainable methods has secured a €1 million grant from the Dutch National Lottery.

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New geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch

GreenBiz

New projects in California's Salton Sea could extract the metal — needed for electric vehicle batteries — at scale

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

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 11, 2022 Public hearing on proposed CETA rules scheduled April 27 Commerce will host a virtual public hearing on its proposed rules at 1 p.m. on April 27. The rules cover double counting, wholesale market transactions and storage accounting. Additional details and hearing information are posted on the CETA […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin clean energy transformation act rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Starting an Eco-Friendly Blog in 2022

U.S. Green Technology

Saving the planet and doing whatever we can to change the paradigm in the world that pays no attention to climate change is something we all need to do. There are lots of ways to do so, and becoming sustainable is a matter of choice – and the best thing about it is that every.

Nominations for the AEMT Awards are officially open

Envirotec Magazine

The nomination process for the 2022 Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) awards programme is now officially open.

Stripe, Shopify, Alphabet, Meta and McKinsey will spend almost $1 billion on carbon removal

GreenBiz

A new fund backed by Stripe, Shopify, Alphabet, Meta and McKinsey will spend almost $1 billion on carbon removal

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Is SFI Effective or Just Another Greenwashing Entity?

Green Living Guy

Countries develop conservation programs to minimize environmental degradation as the green revolution expands. Government officials often regulate the programs and certification systems, limiting their scientific backing.

Guide to Solar Marketing

U.S. Green Technology

Renewable energy, especially solar power, is experiencing rapid growth in various sectors of the economy. Solar demand is at an all-time high as more industry leaders, businesses, and homeowners want to reap the benefits of solar.

$650 million investment is the biggest so far in direct air capture

Envirotec Magazine

Climeworks unveiled its Orca facility in Iceland in September 2021. Swiss direct air capture (DAC) start-up firm Climeworks announced on 5 April that it has signed an equity round of $650 million (CHF 600 million), an apparent milestone in the financing of the carbon removal industry.

Driving systems change: Four questions to guide executive leaders

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Anthesis Executive Director Jason Pearson shares four guiding questions to activate system-focused leadership

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How to Encourage Green Living on Your College Campus

Green Living Guy

Generation Z shows a greater concern for the environment than other demographics. Young adults are more likely to recycle, thrift, buy locally and engage in green activism. Colleges can support their eco-conscious students by creating sustainable campuses.

Studies find climate change is driving ‘decisive increase’ in violent hurricanes

Grist

In our world of warming waters, extreme Atlantic hurricane seasons are becoming more likely and much wetter. That’s according to a pair of studies published this week.

Climate change will reshuffle marine ecosystems in unexpected ways

Envirotec Magazine

Large predatory fish are expected to lag behind temperature shifts due to food-web dynamics (image credit: Gerald Schömbs).

Where Do ESG and Sustainable Finance Go from Here?

GreenBiz

Date/Time: May 16, 2022 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) The finance and sustainability worlds are converging faster than ever before.

8 Electric Vehicle Influencers You Should Know About

Green Living Guy

Written by EV Match From consumers to innovators, environmental organizations to eco-friendly CEOs, the internet is awash with influential social media presence these days. As there are so many influencers on the rise, it’s important to find the best ones.

Canada Sporting Goods Association and Green Business Bureau Join Forces

Green Business Bureau

New program will enable Canada Sporting Goods Association members to verifiably demonstrate their sustainability.

Veolia launches biorefinery project to produce CO2-neutral biofuel from pulp production

Envirotec Magazine

The refinery will be partly built into Metsä Fibre’s Äänekoski plant in Finland.

The role of robotics in carbon-neutral warehouses

GreenBiz

Making warehouse logistics carbon neutral will look different in every industry, but it starts with energy efficiency measures such as lighting upgrades

Hertz and Polestar Announce Partnership in Electric Vehicle Industry

Green Living Guy

ESTERO, Fla. and GOTHENBURG, Sweden, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hertz (NASDAQ: HTZ) and Polestar, the Swedish premium electric performance car maker, today announced a new global partnership that includes purchasing up to 65,000 electric vehicles (EVs) over five years.

Chicagoland bus operator Pace purchases 20 Proterra ZX5 electric buses

Charged

Pace Suburban Bus, which serves a vast swath of Chicago’s suburbs—an area nearly the size of the state of Connecticut—has awarded a $26.5-million-dollar contract to commercial vehicle OEM Proterra to acquire 20 Proterra ZX5 Max electric transit buses and two Proterra megawatt-scale fleet chargers.

Partnership offers route to a greener dram

Envirotec Magazine

An innovative new project is ‘distilling’ residues from Scotland’s famous whisky industry into sustainable, green energy.

6 pressing questions about beef and climate change, answered

GreenBiz

Is beef more resource-intensive than other foods? Can beef be produced more sustainably? Do we all need to stop eating beef right now

How to Start an Organic Garden in 2022

Green Living Guy

In an age where hyper-production is taking over every industry, which influences the quality of the product, it is always valuable when you can have something that is homemade.