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Why climate litigators may be coming for your company

GreenBiz

A new era of climate- and sustainability-related lawsuits against companies is on the docket

Uber goes full-throttle on electric vehicles

GreenBiz

Sponsored: With electric vehicle driver incentives and a number of car-free options for riders, Uber is paving the road for sustainable transportation

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A Fantastic Four-Step Guide to Eco-friendly Living You Should Adopt

U.S. Green Technology

With global warming and the enormous number of pollutants we as a species generate day after day, a green life has long become a necessity if we don’t want to destroy our world to the point where it’s practically inhabitable.

Why Hydrogen Green Energy is the Fuel of the Post COVID World

The Environmental Blog

Countries around the world have set ‘decarbonization’ as one of the goals for 2050. Further, two-thirds of all Americans feel that government should do better on climate.

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.

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 announced

Envirotec Magazine

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 were announced on 23 June at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe in Amsterdam.

To decarbonize, the materials industry must embrace the circular economy

GreenBiz

Companies that manufacture steel, aluminum, cement and chemicals, can turn to new business models and technologies to cut emissions

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ESG Reporting: How Does It Differ From Sustainability Reporting?

Green Business Bureau

What is ESG? The environment, social and governance (ESG) framework is used by investors to evaluate an organization’s performance against specific criteria. Such criteria is used to measure an entity’s risk exposure with the aim of improving investment decisions.

Waste and recycling: taking a proactive approach to fire safety

Envirotec Magazine

James Mountain is sales and marketing director with Fire Shield Systems. As we enter the warmer months, waste and recycling sites are increasingly vulnerable to fire. Such risks are amplified by the presence of batteries in waste streams and in the vehicles and machinery used on waste sites.

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This tool can help eliminate chemicals from food packaging

GreenBiz

Chemicals of concern are in your food packaging

Ways You Can Create an Environmentally Friendly Gym

U.S. Green Technology

Being a gym owner is one of the coolest and most exciting ways to make a living. But it’s also one of those things that are never easy to turn into reality. Running a gym means being responsible for tons of different things, from your equipment to the music playing in it. And that.

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.

Colorado provides $65 million for electric school bus grants

Charged

Governor Jared Polis of Colorado has signed SB 193 into law, providing $65 million for an electric school bus grant program. The state will award funding to school districts to help finance, purchase and maintain electric school buses, and to install charging infrastructure.

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Report details Northern Ireland geothermal opportunity and next steps

Envirotec Magazine

Krafla Power Plant in Iceland. A new report for the Northern Ireland Geothermal Advisory Committee outlines the opportunities presented by geothermal energy for helping the country transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

How to engage employees on your net zero goal

GreenBiz

Employees are a key part of your company's net-zero plan and sustainability professions should be taking advantage of them

Massive Benefits of Introducing Greenery into Your Home and How to Do It

U.S. Green Technology

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re surely aware of how important spending time outside is for our mind, body, and soul. Not only do we get plenty of fresh air and allow our organisms to produce plenty of vitamin D, which is essential for those happy hormones, but we also get to reconnect.

7 Simple Ways to Make Your Events More Sustainable

Green Living Guy

Events can be very entertaining and relaxing while meeting the main objective of throwing the party: networking for business profit. Everyone loves an outing, even if it is only for a couple of hours. One other thing that events should be is sustainable. How do you make your events more sustainable?

CharIN officially launches Megawatt Charging System for commercial EVs

Charged

Four years ago, the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a global consortium with 280 members, including vehicle OEMs and EVSE manufacturers, established the Task Force for Heavy Duty Charging for Commercial Vehicles to develop a new standard for charging commercial EVs.

The invasion of second-hand clothes in Africa

GreenBiz

Part of what the West decides not to wear is sent with a one-way ticket to Africa, which is good for the environment, but not for the local economy

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Comment: A new golden age beckons for nuclear in the UK?

Envirotec Magazine

The Sizewell B nuclear Power on the Suffolk coast, September 2021 (image credit: Debra O’Connor / Shutterstock.com). By Paul Verrill, director of energy market data analyst EnAppSys.

The Best Eco-Friendly Products for Dogs

Green Living Guy

Dog products can be quite specific. They need to be safe for the dog, the house, and any children you have around. Now people are concerned about the eco-friendliness of every product, and dog products are no different.

Washington DC Metro orders 95 New Flyer electric buses

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The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (aka Metro) has ordered 95 Xcelsior forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer. Metro’s new buses will replace end-of-life vehicles. The purchase was supported by Federal Transit Administration funds.

A closer look at P&G’s ‘water positive’ pledge

GreenBiz

The consumer products leader is vowing to restore more water than it uses, with a focus on 18 ‘water-stressed’ regions. Does it go far enough

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WHO values are insufficient, say developers of European map of aerosol pollution

Envirotec Magazine

The data used in the study comes from 22 measuring stations spread across the European continent. A protocol developed at PSI for the standardised evaluation of the different data sets ensured their comparability, says the group (image credit: Paul Scherrer Institute/Mahir Dzambegovic).

Green Offices Are Improving Productivity & Boosting Businesses’ Bottom Line

Green Living Guy

Green offices are becoming popular among employers. Most organizations are taking steps such as introducing greenery, improving air quality, increasing exposure to natural light, and enhancing the aesthetics and biophilia of the workspaces.

EV battery emulators provide realistic conditions for fast, accurate test results

Charged

Sponsored by NI. The battery is critical for all systems of an electric vehicle (EV) to function properly, but testing each component with a real battery can be impractical, expensive, and potentially dangerous. So why not use software with an emulated battery to test more efficiently and safely?

The appeal of fuel-agnostic power generation

GreenBiz

Linear generators from Mainspring Energy are capable of running on pure hydrogen or ammonia. Power engine maker Cummins is also talking fuel flexibility

The Environment Agency appoints Mott MacDonald to provide digital Smart Object Library

Envirotec Magazine

The Environment Agency is to use Mott MacDonald’s Moata Intelligent Content as its Smart Object Library (SOL) and will make it available to all of the Agency’s internal teams and project delivery partners.

9 Sustainable Pet Supplies to Make Our Furry Friends More Eco-Friendly

Green Living Guy

In these worrying times of climate change, weird weather events, and depleted natural resources, we need to do all we can to save the planet. With a little help from you, your pets can also help the environment and look after Mother Earth by becoming more eco-friendly!

Livent to boost ownership of lithium hydroxide development project in Canada

Charged

Lithium supplier Livent has announced an agreement to boost its ownership of a lithium hydroxide development project called Nemaska Lithium to 50%. Livent says it expects the site in Quebec, Canada to begin production in 2025. “We

3 missing ingredients for scaling regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

Better messagers for technical advice, better standards and more diversification will help farmers move into more regenerative practices

Southeast Asia cross-border clean energy trade gets a boost with Laos-Singapore sales

Eco-Business

A project to send solar power from Australia to Singapore has also been deemed investment-ready. These are important milestones for multilateral energy trade in Asia-Pacific, said experts, but the incremental gains reveal huge challenges

Investment Company Buys Land in Florida to Plant a Sustainably Managed Forest

Green Living Guy

Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group which represents the largest IKEA retailer[1], today announced it has acquired 1,321 hectares (3,264 acres) of land in Florida as part of its long-term commitment to responsible forest management.

Amsterdam orders 84 next-generation VDL Citea electric buses

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Amsterdam public transport agency GVB will expand its electric fleet with the purchase of 84 new-generation VDL Citeas from VDL Bus & Coach. The agency will begin deploying the new electric buses in 2023. VDL will deliver 30 articulated VDL Citeas of type LF-181 and 54 VDL Citeas LF-122.

Why renewable energy infrastructure needs to be built for a circular economy

GreenBiz

Designing the energy transition right can tackle not only climate change but mitigate biodiversity loss and address global inequalities

Despite stress toll of Covid-19 pandemic, mental health 'not seen as a development issue'

Eco-Business

The pandemic exacerbated a global mental health crisis. But social stigma, ignorance and a lack of metrics remain barriers to tackling a problem set to become the world's biggest health burden this decade

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7 Compelling Reasons To Use Eco-Friendly Pest Control Techniques

Green Living Guy

People develop allergies, asthma, respiratory diseases, and mental health issues just because they allowed pests into their homes or didn’t take serious measures to expunge them.