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Reality check: How’s the transition to regenerative agriculture going?

GreenBiz

Our food analyst got her hands dirty on a real farm in Minnesota to see what's actually happening with the farming transition

6 Simple Ways to Design a Toxin-Free and Eco-Friendly Bedroom

U.S. Green Technology

When we are teenagers, we deal with the changes in our life by dyeing our hair blond (because blonds have more fun, of course) or changing our style, but now, as adults, we deal with changes in a slightly different way. We become interior designers!

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Walmart begins search for sustainable packaging

GreenBiz

The retail giant launched its Circular Connector "to accelerate innovation in the field of sustainable and circular packaging

Creators of underwater, eco-friendly concrete are finalists in the European Inventor Award

Envirotec Magazine

The inventors of an innovative building material for sea walls are finalists in the European Inventor Award 2022. ECOncrete® founder and CEO, Ido Sella, has been nominated for the award, one of Europe’s most prestigious innovation prizes, alongside late co-founder Shimrit Perkol-Finkel.

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.

Meet the 2022 Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Cohort

CleanTech Alliance

Meet the 2022 Cascadia CleanTech Accelerator Cohort Wednesday, May 25, 2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST

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What is the goal of HIE?

The Environmental Blog

The healthcare industry continues to benefit from technological advances that improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. This is also helping to advance the digital healthcare system worldwide.

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Heat network projects highlighted in review of South-East scheme

Envirotec Magazine

The South East London Combined Heat and Power (SELCHP) facility in Lewisham will provide heat to several existing estates and schools in a new area of Southwark, in a £16 million project undertaken by Veolia.

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- May 17

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, May 17, 2022 May 27- Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting May 27 from 10 a.m. to noon – Energy Decarbonization Pathways Engagement Meeting – The UTC is holding a kick-off meeting to inform participants how to get involved and provide input. The meeting will also go over current energy use and emissions […]. Public Policy rulemaking utc utc clean energy bulletin

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Saving Your Home from Energy Vampires

U.S. Green Technology

Post-coronavirus inflation has sent the cost of groceries, gas and other essential goods soaring. Utilities are particularly steep — mainly due to natural gas price hikes — with the average electricity rate 10.7% higher than a year ago.

Textile recycling tech startup triumphs in Circularity 22's Accelerate competition

GreenBiz

The Atlanta audience voted for Sortile, a New York-based startup that uses imaging technology to enable low-cost apparel sorting by fiber type

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.

Government funding for ammonia-to-hydrogen project in the Midlands

Envirotec Magazine

A consortium led by Gemserv has secured around £6.7 million from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to deliver the Tyseley Ammonia to Green Hydrogen Project, through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 Competition.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 16

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 16, 2022 Second annual resource adequacy meeting scheduled June 17; Pre-meeting survey responses requested Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) will be hosting the second annual electric power resource adequacy meeting on Friday, June 17. The meeting will focus the current, short-term and long-term adequacy of energy […]. Public Policy ceta clean energy transformation act rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Technology Driving Sustainability in the Shipping Industry

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability in the shipping industry has become increasingly important over the past few years, in part due to growing awareness of how shipping can impact the environment. Now, companies are looking to new technology to help reduce shipping emissions and make shipping more eco-friendly.

Agriculture companies are key to achieving sustainable development goals

GreenBiz

The World Benchmarking Alliance used its first Food and Agriculture Benchmark to measure impact of food and agriculture companies

FOG summit to bring water and hospitality sectors together

Envirotec Magazine

The FOG Summit in Brighton in 2021. “Europe’s leading fat, oil and grease (FOG) summit” will bring together the hospitality sector and the water industry to develop collaborative and sustainable solutions to keep sewer networks clear.

The EU Plans to Sell More Than 4.4 Million EVs by 2026

Green Living Guy

The European Union (EU) is the leading EV market globally. And according to a StockApps.com analysis, the EU will have sold 4.4 million EV units by 2026. The site suggests that a growing consciousness about the environment will propel that growth.

Battery passports will trace content and carbon footprint of EV batteries in Europe

Charged

Sustainability is the raison d’etre of EVs, so it’s obviously important to find a way to document the sustainable nature of the raw materials that go into EV batteries.

What's hot in corporate renewable energy procurement

GreenBiz

What’s inside the Clean Energy Buyer Association's latest ‘State of the Market’ report

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Food packaging will still be landfilled or incinerated without accelerated innovation

Envirotec Magazine

The study anticipates a shift from polymer-based to fibre-based packaging (pictured) by 2040.

A Look Into the All-Electric Future of Mercedes-AMG

Green Living Guy

Spectacular proportions defined by a long wheelbase and emphasized by short overhangs, powerful shoulders, large wheels, a distinctive rear spoiler, and star-shaped headlamp signature – the Vision AMG makes an emotional statement from every perspective.

Motiv Power Systems announces 6th-generation powertrain, 100 new orders

Charged

Motiv Power Systems, a manufacturer of medium-duty electric trucks and buses, has secured more than 100 new orders via California’s HVIP program, which offers point-of-purchase price reductions for fleet EV buyers.

Planet vs. plastic: Three steps to solving the global plastics waste crisis

GreenBiz

Here's how innovators at Circularity 22 are dealing with the scourge of plastic waste mismanagement

Academic collaboration boosts SME efforts to reach net zero

Envirotec Magazine

One of the scheme’s participants, Runcorn-based Arvia Technology has drawn on the input of a Master’s research project in its development of an award-winning system for removing chemical pollutants from water.

Volvo Truck’s New Plant in Belgium Will Supply Ready-To-Install Batteries

Green Living Guy

Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full-electric heavy-duty trucks. This investment shows our strong commitment to electrifying truck transportation.

SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM CHALLENGES: 5 THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR

Green Business Bureau

The Most Common Sustainability Program Challenges. Sustainability programs are not something an organization simply decides to implement without investment. It takes a serious commitment of people’s time and corporate capital.

Are ESG ratings really necessary?

GreenBiz

Are they leading companies and investors to actually move the needle on the planet’s most pressing problems? If not, why do they exist

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Mapping project aims to boost biodiversity on England’s motorways and major A-roads network

Envirotec Magazine

National Highways and Manchester Metropolitan University aim to create “a highly detailed map of the habitats found alongside England’s busiest roads to help boost biodiversity” (image: drone photography of the M6 in Cumbria).

Sustainable Cars: Eco-Friendly Features and Trends to Look Out For

Green Living Guy

Did you know climate change will lead to the extinction of 70-percent of animals and plant species by the end of the century? About 1/3rd of them will vanish by the year 2050!

Volta Trucks details upcoming US launch of its Class 7 electric truck

Charged

Volta Trucks plans to introduce its electric commercial vehicles into North America, beginning in 2023 with a Volta Zero Class 7 truck (equivalent to the company’s existing European 16-ton truck) with a dry or refrigerated cargo box.

Is climate tech the hottest corner of the VC business in the 2020s?

GreenBiz

In 2021, investments in climate tech companies hit more $31 billion, according to deal tracking firm PitchBook

Chile, Mexico and Colombia Making Strides in Road Safety Legislation

The City Fix

The grave consequences of road traffic crashes are not a common theme in election campaigns. Nevertheless, the legislatures of Chile, Mexico and Colombia have recently advanced or are in the midst of debating valuable legislation to reduce traffic deaths and. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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Test Drive Results 2022 Lexus LX 450h+ plugin hybrid

Green Living Guy

With that reference to Scarface: Say Hello To mY Friend!! This is an extensive list of firsts for this Lexus brand. However we got the first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) in the Lexus lineup – the NX 450h+! It’s a serious ride folks.

ZipCharge’s Go is a portable charging station in a suitcase

Charged

ZipCharge, a provider of portable EV charging solutions, has revealed the GoHub, “a community-based solution that can be installed anywhere, at a much lower cost and at a much faster rate, while enabling any parking space to be a charging spot.”. The GoHub hosts multiple ZipCharge Go EV power banks.

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Crypto for good? Digital currencies hold potential to further financial inclusion

GreenBiz

Among crypto’s widely touted benefits are financial efficiency and inclusion, but drawbacks like high volatility, lack of regulation and anonymity that can lead to potentially nefarious financing, cause detractors to caution against it

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7 Reasons Why Steel Is an Eco-Friendly Building Material

U.S. Green Technology

Today, when building or buying a building, many people consider the effects this action will have on the environment.