Sat.Dec 17, 2022 - Fri.Dec 23, 2022

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Starch yields wearable electronics material that can be recycled

Envirotec Magazine

The soft, stretchable material can be used to make sensors (image credit: Xiaohong Lan, University of Groningen). Soft, wearable sensors have many useful applications, but the soft and stretchable electronic materials underlying them are nearly impossible to recycle.

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Agriculture is a solution to reach a net zero economy

GreenBiz

Investors need to shift their focus to agriculture and smart-farming to create the next tech boom and fight climate change

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How to make heavy-duty electric trucks work in practice

Charged

Fleets tested Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 tractors for three years: Here’s what they learned. Large commercial trucks and other heavy equipment have run on diesel fuel for many decades now.

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Sustainable aviation fuel offers flight path to net-zero air travel

GreenBiz

It will take long-term, coordinated action from airlines, aircraft manufacturers, fuel producers, airports and governments for zero-emissions flight to really take off.

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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.

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Time to turn grey concrete into green space to stop London flooding?

Envirotec Magazine

Flooding at Embankment in October 2019 (image credit: D MacDonald / Shutterstock.com). Green Party London Assembly Member Zack Polanski has issued a statement lamenting inaction on the implementation of forward-looking drainage strategies in London.

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Why Prefab Construction Is A Sustainable Choice

The Environmental Blog

assembly of a prefabricated timber house. Since today’s customers are more interested in making environmentally responsible choices, it makes sense for the corporate sector to increase its involvement in green practices. In the construction industry, stakeholders are also going green.

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How smaller companies can help the world get to net zero faster

GreenBiz

Small- and medium-sized enterprises have a huge role to play in the collective corporate effort to address the climate crisis

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Rudolf is coping with climate change better than feared – for now

Envirotec Magazine

A flock of four female reindeer and a yearling with winter coats (image credit: Erik Ropstad). The North Pole is not what it once was. The Arctic is the area on the globe where temperatures are rising the fastest.

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How To Reduce Lagoon Pollution

The Environmental Blog

Over the past years, lagoons have been under constant threat. One of the main threats to lagoons is pollution.

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10 Reasons Why Your Home Should Switch to Green Living in 2023

U.S. Green Technology

Green living is a lifestyle that focuses on living in harmony with the environment. The green living movement seeks to reduce the impact of human activity on the environment and increase awareness about environmental conservation.

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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.

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10 children’s books about climate change

GreenBiz

Want to cultivate the next Greta Thunberg? These titles explore the impact of climate change for young listeners and readers

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5 Sustainable Weed Control Solutions for Your Garden

Green Living Guy

SOURCE: [link] Weeds can be a nuisance, but with the right knowledge, you can keep your garden looking beautiful without using harsh chemicals. Eco-friendly weed control solutions are easy to implement and help keep your yard healthy and vibrant.

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Archer unveils its production electric VTOL aircraft

Charged

Archer Aviation , a manufacturer of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, has unveiled its production aircraft, Midnight.

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4 Sustainable Destinations to See Whales

U.S. Green Technology

Humans may be the dominant species of mammals on Earth, but sometimes we can be reminded about other species we share our green dot. Elephants are the largest mammals on land, but even such giants are dwarfed by whales of all sorts and sizes.

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Christmas trees: Fun holiday tradition or selfish ritualized eco-terrorism?

GreenBiz

Your Christmas tree is a product with an environmental footprint. Know the facts

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Anaerobic digestion sector to see taxes rise by up to 30%

Envirotec Magazine

Operators of both gas to grid and electrical AD plants are facing higher business rates after the UK government changed the way it calculates the rates assessments which forms the basis of rates bills.

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ENC’s new buses to use propulsion and power management systems from BAE

Charged

US-based bus manufacturer ENC , a subsidiary of the REV Group , will use propulsion and power management technology from BAE Systems in its new battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell transit buses.

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Reflecting on a powerful 2022 and sharing excitement for what lies ahead in 2023

LA CleanTech Incubator

I hope this note finds you enjoying time with loved ones, having returned to celebrating in person with friends, family, and colleagues once again.

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Gazing at the textile, clothing and footwear industry's future

GreenBiz

The time for talking is over. Onward with action

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Positive Effects Of Wind Turbines On The Environment

Green Living Guy

As the world begins a large-scale transition to low-carbon energy sources, it is important to fully understand the strengths and weaknesses of each type and consider the environmental impacts of renewable energy. However, its impact is small compared to coal and gas.

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Engineers find a novel way to control dendrite propagation in solid-state batteries

Charged

Solid-state batteries are a major focus for battery researchers, as they could offer weight and size reductions, as well as greater safety, compared to current Li-ion designs.

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Update on NEM 3.0

Mosaic

Yesterday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) finalized its net energy metering (NEM) 3.0 decision.

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What sets Amazon’s cloud water strategy apart

GreenBiz

Like rivals Microsoft and Google, Amazon Web Services has set a goal to become ‘water positive’ in its data center operations, but it’s expressing progress in a different way

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3M announces it will stop making PFAS “forever chemicals” by 2025

Green Living Guy

Statement follows increasing numbers of corporate commitments by major retailers. As well as, growing restrictions in state policies nationwide. All to ban toxic PFAS. Health advocates cautiously applaud the move. Moreover and demand 3M be held accountable to clean up contamination.

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Coca-Cola deploys 30 Renault electric delivery trucks in Belgium

Charged

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) will use 30 Renault electric trucks to make last-mile deliveries to supermarkets and businesses in Belgium. The routes served average 150 km (93 miles) per day.

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Environmental Activists Fight Back as Companies Resort to ‘Lawfare’ to Quash Criticism 

DeSmogBlog

In 1999, when Shpresa Loshaj was 19, she fled her home town of Deçan, Kosovo, as a refugee and moved to Canada. When she returned in 2018, long after the war had ended, a journalist encouraged her to go into the hills and take a look at some new hydropower plants on the river Lumbardhi i Deçanit.

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Water is your business

GreenBiz

Water is becoming a risk for companies who don't take actions to address the water issues in their backyards

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Data-Driven Personalization Delivers Targeted Customer Participation in Peak Events

Bidgely

As consumers, we constantly receive targeted ads in our inboxes, social media platforms, search results and more that offer suggestions as to what we should watch, listen to, buy or attend.

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Siemens selects site for second US EVSE manufacturing hub

Charged

Siemens eMobility has announced plans to establish its second US EVSE manufacturing hub in Carrollton, Texas.

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A Window into Louisiana’s Continued Embrace of the Fossil Fuel Industry

DeSmogBlog

I live in South Louisiana on the front lines of the climate crisis and cover the fossil fuel industry and impacts related to the warming planet, so facing gaslighting is a regular occurrence for me. So it resonated with me that Merriam-Webster dictionary chose “gaslighting” as the word of the year.

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From sustainability intern to hiring manager

GreenBiz

The sustainability sector is growing rapidly, which means you might be going from low level independent contributor to in charge of hiring an entire team before you know it

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B Corp Sustainability and Certification

Green Business Bureau

B Corps and Sustainability. Corporate sustainability has become one of the most popular management paradigms for businesses. It is an alternative to the traditional growth and profit-maximization model.

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Canoo delivers its new LTV to US Army for testing

Charged

EV startup Canoo has delivered its new Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV) to the US Army for analysis and demonstration. Canoo says the electric LTV is engineered for extreme environments and includes stealth configurations.

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Record breaking number of brownfield sites identified for redevelopment as housing crisis deepens – CPRE report

Envirotec Magazine

The number of new homes that could be built on brownfield land has reached record levels, new research by CPRE, the countryside charity, appears to find. To help address a growing housing crisis, over 1.2 million homes could be built on 23,000 sites covering more than 27,000ha. of previously developed land. Just 45% of available housing units have been granted planning permission and 550,000 homes with planning permission are still awaiting development. The data shows clear regional disparities.

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The top 10 GreenBiz articles of 2022

GreenBiz

See if you missed any of our most-read articles this year

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