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15 Sustainable Tips for a Green Thanksgiving

Green Business Bureau

Home-cooked meals and family traditions, rooting for your favorite football team, connecting with your loved ones and that cozy feeling of holiday cheer – There are many reasons why Thanksgiving is one of America’s most beloved holidays.

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A green wave of climate activism is cresting — companies must be 'all in'

GreenBiz

Companies ignore young people’s concern over climate change at their peril, as evidenced by the U.S. midterm elections

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Zero-Emission Delivery Zones: A New Way to Cut Traffic, Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases

The City Fix

Urban freight and delivery services boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic as consumers switched to online shopping when businesses were forced to close. The surge in online market activity that began in 2020 builds on a decade of steady growth related to the.

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Actions Your Business Can Take to Combat Climate Change in 2023 and Beyond

U.S. Green Technology

A typical discussion about boosting your business success revolves around proper asset management, supply chain optimization, and networking. However, many businesses presume that outside factors have very little to do with the success of their business.

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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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Pilot and Volvo to build charging network for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks

Charged

Pilot Company (formerly Pilot Flying J), which operates over 800 retail fuel stations, is moving with confidence into the EV charging space. Now the company has signed a letter of intent with the Volvo Group to develop a charging network open to all battery-electric Class 8 truck brands.

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Sip or guzzle? Here's how Google's data centers use water

GreenBiz

With a pledge to restore 120 percent of the “water it consumes” by 2030, Google is rethinking the approaches used to cool its massive data centers

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£1.4m funding for chemist’s research into hazardous materials handling

Envirotec Magazine

Dr Nicola Bell’s group will explore a range of issues relevant to handling hazardous and chemically reactive materials in an automated environment. A University of Glasgow chemist is establishing a new research group with £1.4m

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Employee Engagement in Retail Sustainability (Green Culture Guide)

Green Business Bureau

Establishing employee engagement in retail sustainability. Employee engagement in retail is vital to effectively achieve your green goals – and to unlock this engagement you need to establish a green culture. We know you’ve been working hard to create a sustainable retail business.

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The clean energy sector needs more young people

GreenBiz

What do we need to build a clean energy workforce? The Powering Jobs Census from Power for All has some answers

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8 Benefits of Green Technology Knowledge for Students

U.S. Green Technology

Have a look at the 8 benefits of green technology knowledge for students below: Impact on Environment When a school uses green technology, there are more plants inside the building, less waste is dumped in landfills, and water and electricity costs are decreased.

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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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WRAP: huge lack of consistency in circular economy pledges in NDCs

Envirotec Magazine

Climate action NGO WRAP says details of circular economy pledges made in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are wildly inconsistent and range from undefined to more ambitious and comprehensive strategies, and that this inconsistency seriously risks undermining essential work on climate action.

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Employee Engagement Sustainability: Creating Lasting Engagement and a Thriving Work Culture

Green Business Bureau

What Is Employee Engagement Sustainability?

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NextEra's trifecta of renewable energy rises in the wheat fields of Oregon

GreenBiz

A utility-scale wind-solar-battery plant points the way toward energy transformation

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Cirba Solutions and GM extend collaboration on EV battery recycling

Charged

Cirba Solutions and GM have extended an existing agreement to recycle battery scrap generated by manufacturing and research at selected GM facilities through 2024. The original agreement dates from 2021, and GM has already recycled more than a million pounds of batteries.

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An offer of ‘kelp’: Recycling marine waste from inactive oil platforms

Envirotec Magazine

Seaweed and algae brought to shore during decommissioning used for fish and animal feeds.

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How Can You Protect Your Small Green Business?

Green Living Guy

Many small green businesses fold early in the game. That’s because of a lack of knowledge and ensuing poor decisions that the owners have made. With the right advice, you can avoid these pitfalls. We discuss some of the key aspects small business owners need to pay attention to.

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Disappointed by COP27? You expected too much

GreenBiz

Don’t expect a bunch of governments without a clear mandate to do anything revolutionary

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Hyundai breaks ground on Georgia EV and battery plant

Charged

Hyundai has broken ground on a new manufacturing plant at the Bryan County Mega Site in Georgia. At the new plant, where the automaker and its affiliate suppliers are expected to invest some $5.54 billion, Hyundai plans to produce a diverse range of Hyundai, Genesis and Kia EVs, as well as batteries.

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A clearer outlook? Autumn statement brings energy efficiency ambition (but bad news on bills)

Envirotec Magazine

The Chancellor’s Autumn statement seemed to bring focus and clarity to efforts to advance the UK’s energy efficiency – a policy area whose vagueness to date has puzzled many sustainability observers.

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The Effects of Globalization on Environmental Technology

U.S. Green Technology

[link] One of the biggest problems we are facing as a society today is climate change. The more fossil fuels we burn, the more resources we consume, and the more waste we create — the more we damage the planet. But how do we stop this from happening when we are only continuing to grow.

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Tech’s turbulence is a chance for VCs to double down on climate

GreenBiz

Climate tech offers fertile ground for venture capital dollars to make a difference — and generate returns

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Envision AESC to supply battery cells for BMW’s next-gen EVs

Charged

Japanese battery manufacturer Envision AESC has formed a new multi-year partnership with BMW to supply battery cells for the automaker’s next-generation EVs.

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Dangers and opportunities of digital transformation explored at British Water Data Conference

Envirotec Magazine

Lila Thompson, chief executive of British Water, addressing the conference. The sixth British Water Data Conference, which took place on 3 November 2022, kicked off with a warning from keynote speaker Oliver Grieveson on the “dangers and opportunities” around digital transformation. .

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CAREC Ministers Endorse New Green Recovery, Food Security, and Clean Energy Cooperation Initiatives

Green Living Guy

News Release | 24 November 2022Read time: 3 mins MANILA, PHILIPPINES (24 November 2022) — Countries in central and west Asia have endorsed three new cross-border cooperation initiatives to help accelerate the region’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, improve food security, and boost the development of clean energy.

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Mixed momentum on methane mitigation

GreenBiz

It’s been a year since the Global Methane Pledge promised action to reduce emissions by 30 percent between 2020 and 2030, but few countries have formally introduced policies

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Panasonic Energy constructing EV battery factory in Kansas

Charged

Panasonic Energy has begun construction on a facility in De Soto, Kansas, to produce 2170 cylindrical battery cells. The company plans to begin mass production by March 2025 and, after completion of the facility, hopes to maintain annual total production capacity of approximately 30 GWh.

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White paper validates innovative oxygen transfer technology 

Envirotec Magazine

The reservoir testing site. A new, industry-verified white paper validates the oxygen transfer efficiency of an innovative, gas infusion technology for water and wastewater treatment. The trademarked Dissolved Gas Infusion (DGI) technology has been developed by Fuel Tech Inc.,

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COP27: No deal to phase out oil and gas, but the energy transition continues

Clean Energy Canada

Climate negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, better known as COP, are over for another year. What can we take away from its 27th iteration?

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The GreenFin Interview: Inside the world's largest pure-play renewables portfolio

GreenBiz

Brookfield Renewable CSO Kelly Goddard on battery storage, hydrogen, capture capture and other technologies critical for the energy transition

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GM and Microvast to develop new battery separator tech, build US plant

Charged

GM and battery manufacturer Microvast are collaborating to develop specialized EV battery separator technology, and to build a new separator plant in the US, supported by a $200-million grant from the DOE’s Battery Materials Processing and Battery Manufacturing initiative.

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Digital technology heralds quantum leap for blast furnaces

Envirotec Magazine

“Over time, we can make tweaks to the distribution allowing us to make the most efficient use of the hot gases and yield really big savings, both in terms of coke usage and CO2.”.

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Fenceline Community Groups in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley Celebrate Mounting Victories

DeSmogBlog

“We decided to fight in courts instead of on the streets,” Sharon Lavigne, founder of RISE St. James, explained to me on a call, describing her faith-based community organization’s latest legal victory.

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Global market for 'nature tech' poised to triple to $6B by 2030

GreenBiz

Technologies such as satellite rainforest monitoring, tree-planting drones and carbon credit trading software are a 'burgeoning market opportunity' for nature-based solutions, according to a new report

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Revel receives $50 million in financing to expand its Superhub fast charging network

Charged

Revel has secured $50 million in debt financing from BlackRock Alternatives, which it will use to grow its network of public EV fast-charging Superhubs in urban areas across the country.

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55% of UK freight sector plans for battery EV fleet in five years

Envirotec Magazine

Two in five freight companies are using existing data to improve efficiency, meaning immediate opportunities to decarbonise fleets are being missed, according to a business connectivity provider for the transport and logistics sector.

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