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Ways You Can Save Money and the Environment

The Environmental Blog

With the cost of living skyrocketing across the globe, there has never been a better time to address the way that you shop and look for the cheaper and more eco-friendly options available to you in every aspect of your day-to-day life.

3 keys to attracting investors that support your green startup

GreenBiz

If you want to have a big impact on the world, the key is scaling your startup. And this is where you must create synergies with traditional investors on the profitability of purpose

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Supply Chain Sustainability: Your 20-Tip Guide to Creating A Sustainable Supply Chain

Green Business Bureau

Supply chain sustainability is crucial for creating a green business.

‘FutureFi’: Crypto is transforming the green finance universe

GreenBiz

Core promises of crypto, such as credible data, open platforms and democratization, are qualities that lend themselves particularly to green finance

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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.

Benefits of An Online Green Business Certification

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Certification Benefits: Is My Business Ready. Green business certifications, also known as “sustainable business certifications”, are valuable programs that many benefits.

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Information about the Camp Lejeune Toxic Water Settlement

The Environmental Blog

Thousands of individuals were exposed to dangerous substances from 1953 to 1987 due to the dangerously polluted water at the Military Station, Camp Lejeune.

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5 documentaries exploring Indigenous wisdom and climate justice

GreenBiz

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Sport Industry Sustainability: 5 Simple Steps to Kick-Start Your Sustainability Program

Green Business Bureau

Sustainability in the Sport Industry. If you’re in the sports business, then it’s time to become more eco-friendly and implement a robust strategy for sports industry sustainability.

Creating Sustainable Green Spaces in Urban Environments

Green Living Guy

Global warming has driven an influx of extreme weather events and prompted city governments worldwide to seek sustainable solutions for greater climate resilience and public safety measures.

Start-up providing sustainable Omega-3 secures £2.3m funding

Envirotec Magazine

Edinburgh-based biotechnology start-up MiAlgae has secured further investment of £2.3m to help drive the next stage of its growth journey.

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.

Renewable materials offer opportunity to meet UN goals

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Businesses looking to align with the United Nations’ SDGs 12 and 15 can leverage renewable materials to make an impact

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Getting Started Sustainability Guide for Automotive Body and Repair Shops

Green Business Bureau

Eco-friendly automotive repair shops. To be a sustainable automotive body and repair shop, you need to follow a thorough sustainability guide.

Pay-as-you-go electric truck making deliveries on Rwanda’s dirt roads

Charged

At first glance, the rugged hills of Rwanda present an unlikely use case for EVs—bicycles and motorcycles are the most common vehicles, and farmers often use them to bring their produce to market.

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Next UK prime minister must ban microplastics, says drainage group

Envirotec Magazine

The UK’s next prime minister should ban manufacturers from intentionally adding microplastics to consumer or professional use products, according to a new environmental campaign from the drainage experts at Lanes Group plc.

How biodiversity loss could cause bankruptcy in some countries

GreenBiz

Economists at the University of Cambridge have developed what they say are the world’s first biodiversity-adjusted sovereign credit ratings

EV experts release new recommendations for tackling Canada’s EV supply crunch

Clean Energy Canada

French version below. OTTAWA — With gas prices soaring, more Canadians are looking to bypass the pump by switching to an electric vehicle. But finding one to buy is a challenge.

Blue Bird and Lightning eMotors to offer electric retrofits for gas and propane school buses

Charged

School bus icon Blue Bird plans to offer a factory-certified electric repower program for some of its gasoline- and propane-powered school buses. The company is working with Colorado-based powertrain manufacturer Lightning eMotors to jointly develop this retrofit powertrain system.

Groundwater monitoring underpins management of the Great Fen

Envirotec Magazine

The Great Fen stretches between Peterborough and Huntngdon, and contains many farms and villages, as well as two national nature reserves. Securing a sustainable future for the Great Fen depends, in many respects, upon restoration derived from managing water levels.

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Water tech innovation and the future of renewables

GreenBiz

Advances in material sciences are improving the recovery of lithium

EV experts release new recommendations for tackling Canada’s EV supply crunch

Clean Energy Canada

French version below. OTTAWA — With gas prices soaring, more Canadians are looking to bypass the pump by switching to an electric vehicle. But finding one to buy is a challenge.

Toyota is the global leader in solid-state battery patents

Charged

It’s common for companies to espouse green policies in public, while privately pursuing opposite goals—but Toyota turns this familiar equation on its head. Other automakers tout their enthusiasm for EVs to the media, while pushing gas-guzzling EVs to their customers.

How gas leak detection will help the world keep its methane reduction promise

Envirotec Magazine

HoverGuard™ flying over a city. The signing of the Global Methane Pledge at last year’s COP26 marks a vital step in reducing the impact of industrial activities on the environment.

Who leads, who lags on sustainable finance policy

GreenBiz

Aviva sets the gold standard for engagement on global sustainable finance policy

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Children Living Close to Fracking Sites Have Two to Three Times Higher Risk of Leukemia

DeSmogBlog

Children living close to fracking sites in Pennsylvania are two to three times more likely to be diagnosed with leukemia, and contamination of drinking water is suspected as an avenue of exposure, according to a new study.

Peak Power to deploy 117 V1G smart EV chargers in Ontario

Charged

Canadian climate tech company Peak Power has received a $765,000 investment through Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP) to install 117 V1G chargers. The total cost of the project is estimated at over $1.6 million.

“Mono Muncher” sends biogas yields up in Spain, says firm

Envirotec Magazine

The Mono Muncher protects pumps from blocking by fine-grinding AD feedstocks such as municipal sludge and food waste. The installation of a Fluid Motion Solutions’ (part of NOV Inc) Mono Muncher at a biogas plant in Spain is said to have helped increase gas yields by eight percent.

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Shareholders are critical to holding Amazon accountable on sustainability

GreenBiz

Amazon’s environmental impact extends from waste to packaging to energy and gas emissions

“The results will be dire”: Extreme heat to impact a quarter of US by midcentury

Grist

In 30 years, counties along the Texas-Mexico border will experience temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit for more than a third of the year. In St.

Delta Electronics to supply 1,000 DC fast chargers to EVgo

Charged

Fast charging network operator EVgo (NASDAQ: EVGO) has entered into a new supply agreement with Delta Electronics , a provider of power and energy management solutions. Delta will supply EVgo with 1,000 fast chargers featuring power levels of up to 350 kW.

Water sector knowledge transfer service goes live

Envirotec Magazine

A knowledge-sharing and project showcase platform that will support the UK water sector with its innovation ambitions has launched.

Are modular homes are making a comeback?

GreenBiz

And how can they get us closer to circularity

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How to Organize a Green Travel Adventure as an Eco-Friendly Traveler

Green Living Guy

Most people don’t consider adventure travel as particularly green and eco-friendly, but it’s all in planning. If you’re an eco-conscious traveler who wants to experience the world without damaging it, there are a few things you need to consider.

Epiroc to supply EVs for new all-electric mine in Canada

Charged

Epiroc, a Swedish manufacturer of mining and infrastructure equipment, has won an order valued at over 100 million Swedish Kronor ($9.7 million) from mining giant Glencore in Canada for battery-electric equipment and automation solutions that will be used at an all-electric mine.

Government to consider further relief for energy intensive industries

Envirotec Magazine

High electricity using businesses like steel and paper mills could see further relief under new proposals to help subsidise their electricity costs.

The State of Climate Tech Funding

GreenBiz

Innovation and startups have a critical role to play in creating the climate future we want, especially in the face of lagging policies and yet-to-be-realized market demand.