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Is nuclear fusion the next big trend in renewable energy?

GreenBiz

A breakthrough in nuclear fusion changed the game for future clean energy generation. But are nuclear-powered neighborhoods in our immediate future

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Traditional Energy vs. Solar Energy: Comparing The Benefits, Costs, And Trade-Offs

U.S. Green Technology

As people grow more conscious of the negative consequences of fossil fuels, they’re considering cleaner energy sources. The negative effects of carbon emissions on ecosystems and the broader environment are well documented.

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2022: A Tumultuous Year in ESG and Sustainability

Andrew Winston

[Happy New Year all! My biggest article of the year is generally the last one; it’s an attempt to synthesize and summarize big themes in sustainability. It’s a labor of love and pain. Here it is, as seen a few weeks ago in Harvard Business Review ].

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Breakthrough technology for lithium manufacture

Envirotec Magazine

Micro-Discharge Optical Emission Spectroscopy µDOES® is able to measure levels of multiple metals, including alkali metals, in real-time, explains Sensmet.

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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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The year ahead in ESG: Pledges, politics and biodiversity

GreenBiz

Is 2023 the year the pens writing pledges get put down and the finance sector gets to work in investing towards a net-zero future

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Essential Guide to WEEE Compliance

The Environmental Blog

The EU has issued a legal directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This should motivate the European industry to reduce pollution and conserve resources. This will enable the EU recycling industry to advance and strengthen its action plan.

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Travelling farther away from home linked to better health

Envirotec Magazine

People who travel more outside of their local area feel that they are healthier than those who stay closer to home, according to a new study led by researchers at University College London.

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12 women cultivating sustainable food systems in 2023

GreenBiz

It's the annual list of badass women in food. Here's a dozen women to inspire your 2023

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6 Benefits of Wastewater Treatment

U.S. Green Technology

80% of the world’s wastewater is released into the environment without proper treatment. Untreated wastewater, a valuable resource from which you can recover nutrients, energy, clean water, and other resources, spreads disease and contaminates drinking water sources.

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Can an EV go through a car wash? Common Google searches reveal the level of cluelessness about EVs

Charged

The greatest obstacle to EV adoption may not be range anxiety, unreliable public charging, or even the high upfront costs, but rather the lack of consumer awareness about EVs.

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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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Swedish study attempts analysis of harm posed by antibiotic residues in water

Envirotec Magazine

Antibiotic residues in wastewater and wastewater treatment plants in the regions around China and India risk contributing to antibiotic resistance , and the drinking water may pose a threat to human health , according to a “comprehensive analysis” from Karolinska Institute t published in The Lancet Planetary Health.

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There isn’t enough recycled plastic for companies to meet commitments. What now?

GreenBiz

Recycling and using recycled content alone won’t solve the waste crisis. We must design the idea of waste out of the system

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The Best Ways To Maximize The Power Of Your Solar Panels

U.S. Green Technology

If you’re looking to maximize the power of your solar panels, you need to find solar panel trackers. These devices orient the panels towards the sun, maximizing the amount of sunlight that hits them. This increase in power can lead to massive savings on your energy bill!

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GMC Continues the Electric Truck Revolution: Introducing the First-Ever 2024 Sierra EV

Green Living Guy

Led by Sierra EV Denali Edition 1 with a 400-mile range1, GMC becomes industry’s first brand with three all-electric trucks 2022-10-20 GMC’s introduction of the first-ever Sierra EV marks a turning point for the premium truck brand. This is as it expands its portfolio of all-electric trucks.

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Recycled gold from SIM cards could help make drugs more sustainable

Envirotec Magazine

A new study looks at the use of gold extracted from electronic waste as catalysts for reactions that could be applied to making medicines.

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Transport industry leaders share 2023 predictions for decarbonization

GreenBiz

In the race to net zero, what’s in store for transportation and mobility this year

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The Importance of Stormwater Management to the Environment

U.S. Green Technology

Stormwater from melting snow, ice, or rainfall is increasingly becoming a challenge in cities and urban centers. Naturally, stormwater should evaporate or infiltrate into the ground. The soil in natural habitats, such as forests, absorbs significant amounts of stormwater, minimizing runoff.

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Prairie Lithium commissions Canada pilot plant for direct lithium extraction 

Charged

Prairie Lithium has commissioned the third iteration of its direct lithium extraction (DLE) pilot plant in Saskatchewan, Canada.

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TheStreet.Com interviewed me Electric Vehicle Industry Analyst plus expert

Green Living Guy

Tesla Recall of 300,000 Vehicles Rekindles ‘Update’ Word Choice Debate That’s right folks. I got interviewed by TheStreet.Com about Tesla. issues a recall over taillight problems one day after recalling thousands of cars due to airbag deployment issues.

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Greenwashing terms to avoid at any cost

GreenBiz

Want to be true in advertising, earn trust and avoid lawsuits? Steer clear of this lingo (and use other terms with care

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5 Top Benefits to Solar Carports For Your Company

Sun Valley Solar

For organizations looking to go solar, most think of a traditional rooftop array as the best option. While there are many benefits to having your commercial solar panels on the roof, there's an even stronger argument to be made for opting into solar carports instead. Commercial Solar

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The value proposition of bi-directional charging for your EV fleet (Webinar)

Charged

Bi-directional chargers enable EV batteries to provide energy storage to the power grid, reducing power loads during peak times and consequently reducing electricity costs.

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2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Gonna Launch during March Madness

Green Living Guy

Expands GMC’s all-electric supertruck lineup 2021-04-03 DETROIT – GMC’s electric supertruck lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV making its debut during the NCAA’s Final Four in a new commercial film narrated by LeBron James.

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Which of these 40 sustainability certifications is right for you?

GreenBiz

A guide to fellowships, school, classes and skills-based volunteering that can rocket-fuel your career

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A baker’s dozen of shareable studies that make the case for ESG

Impact Alpha

ESG has become a hot button. But research over the past year showed that environmental, social and governance investments are popular with businesses, The post A baker’s dozen of shareable studies that make the case for ESG appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Autel Energy and LCE to bring EV charging to businesses and disadvantaged communities

Charged

EVSE manufacturer Autel Energy, and Legacy Clean Energy (LCE), a minority-owned charging network, have partnered to provide charging solutions for businesses and underserved communities across the US.

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CTAs Green Grant Contributes $100K to Nevada Recipients Focused on Sustainability

Green Living Guy

Arlington, VA, January 3, 2023 – The Consumer Technology Association® (CTA) today announced the recipients of its CES 2023 Green Grant program, providing funding of $100K to three Nevada organizations focused on sustainability, including solar charging, student STEM gardens and a statewide tree planting program.

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Detoxifying chemistry for a circular future

GreenBiz

We cannot expect to transition to a sustainable circular economy by continuing to rely on toxic chemistry

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Vertical farm fail, a unique agtech SPAC: AFN’s best read of 2022

AFN Sustainable Protein

As we reflect on the year just gone, we wanted to have a look back at the articles reported by AFN ‘s team of journalists that were the most popular among our readers as a potential signal for trends as we enter 2023.

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Nth Cycle wins $2.15-million DOE grant for electro-extraction technology

Charged

Nth Cycle , a metals processing and recycling technology company, has been awarded a $2.15-million grant from the DOE under the Battery Materials and Battery Manufacturing and Recycling Funding Opportunity (BMBMR) program. .

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Let’s Start Taking on solar’s cybersecurity challenges

Green Living Guy

Contributed by Guohui Yuan, Systems Integration Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office Solar generation could provide nearly half of the nation’s electricity supply by 2050.

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2023: Another big year for climate policy

GreenBiz

To have a shot at avoiding catastrophic climate change, the U.S. and the world need to move even faster, and companies can help in several ways

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Heard of “Net-Zero Oil” or “Carbon Negative” Bioenergy? In 2023 You Will

DeSmogBlog

Last year, we chased ambitious stories all along the climate spectrum.

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Webinar: The benefits of silicon nitride bearing balls for high voltage traction motors

Charged

Silicon Nitride bearing balls offer the ideal combination of mechanical strength and electrical resistivity. Unlike steel, silicon nitride hybrid bearing assemblies provide strong electrical insulation to eliminate arching without compromising critical mechanical properties.

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Acura ZDX S Performance for the Electrified Era

Green Living Guy

Development work is so going on. All Acura’s first all-electric models. It’s the 2024 ZDX and ZDX Type S performance variant. For it continues apace as testing extends to real-world conditions. Especially as the brand moves toward an electrified future.