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This Coca-Cola bottler will capture carbon dioxide to put the fizz in its drinks

GreenBiz

Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages is building a “quadgeneration” system to generate electricity, run heating and cooling processes, and recover carbon dioxide to carbonate beverages.

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At Long Last, the Vision of the Grand Canyon Tribal Coalition Is Realized

NRDC onEarth

The designation of the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni—Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument is not only extremely popular but its protections are long overdue.

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HVAC Energy Efficiency: 5 Tips to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Performance and Lifespan

U.S. Green Technology

In our pursuit of better energy management and environmental responsibility, we’ve gathered valuable insights into optimizing the functionality of air conditioners. A well-performing air conditioner blends convenience, effectiveness, and eco-consciousness seamlessly. Let’s learn some helpful tips that will improve how you understand your HVAC system and also make it work better and last longer.

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Wind and solar strangle coal and gas, but diesel SUVs are killing us all

Renew Economy

Latest data shows wind and solar having a big impact on coal, gas and emissions, but the Australian switch to big diesel SUVs is eliminating most of those gains. The post Wind and solar strangle coal and gas, but diesel SUVs are killing us all appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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How to keep your passion burning with a career in ESG

GreenBiz

Burnout is real and even more intense when climate change is your job. Here are 5 ways to keep your head on straight while trying to solve the world's biggest problem.

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At Long Last, the Vison of the Grand Canyon Tribal Coalition Is Realized

NRDC onEarth

The designation of the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni—Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument is not only extremely popular but its protections are long overdue.

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Huge wind turbine parts arrive at port for delivery to Golden Plains

Renew Economy

First of 21 shiploads of turbine parts for the massive Golden Plains wind farm in Victoria have been unloaded at Geelong Port, ready for delivery. The post Huge wind turbine parts arrive at port for delivery to Golden Plains appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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3 strategies for embedding product circularity from the start

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Product manufacturers can make circularity a reality for their company with circularity readiness. Here are early-stage strategies to consider.

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NOAA’s Proposed Seafood Rule: Too Weak to Improve Conditions

NRDC onEarth

NOAA’s Proposed Rule excludes protections for species at high-risk of illegal fishing & fails to help address human rights violations in the seafood industry.

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USA | Strategic Offshore Wind implementation

Energy Central

USA | Strategic Offshore Wind implementation This week has seen progress stateside in Maine, and next up is the Gulf of Mexico and interesting sectoral combinations in the wake of project Tampen coming online. [link] Offshore Wind and Hydrogen.

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Electrofuels Are the Future: The Driving Force to Decarbonizing Heavy Transport

Speaker: Ayesha Choudhury - Senior Vice President, Head of Capital Markets at Infinium

With the first wave of the energy transition, renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) have begun replacing coal power generation. However, some sectors are lagging behind and struggling to decarbonize more than others, including large-scale transportation like commercial aviation, shipping, and rail transit. Electrofuels (aka eFuels) are the next generation of solutions to help the hardest-to-abate sectors pivot from their reliance on fossil fuels.

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Home, neighbourhood, grid-scale batteries: What’s the difference and why does it matter?

Renew Economy

We need all the storage we can get on our grid – of all types and sizes. But community batteries are the ‘Swiss army knife’ of modern power systems. The post Home, neighbourhood, grid-scale batteries: What’s the difference and why does it matter? appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Should you electrify your heavy-duty truck? Ask these 5 questions

GreenBiz

Electrification isn’t the only way to decarbonize transportation and logistics, but the path your company chooses to take will depend on these factors.

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CARB Must Reform LCFS Program to Meet Climate Goals

NRDC onEarth

CARB's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard currently funnels millions of dollars a year to polluting fuels. Will CARB listen to the community voices calling for change ?

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German Chancellor visits Eavor’s Geretsried geothermal site

ThinkGeoEnergy

In a tremendous show of political support, Chancellor Olaf Scholz personally led a visit to the site of the geothermal project of Eavor Erdwärme Geretsried GmbH (Eavor Geretsried) in Geretsried, Germany. Joining the Chancellor in this visit were Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger, Bavaria’s Prime Minister Markus Söder, and Bavarian Economics Minister Hubert Aiwanger.

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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

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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There are smarter and cheaper alternatives to keeping Australia’s biggest coal plant open

Renew Economy

We are talking about a delay in the closure of Eraring as if it is our only option for secure and reliable power in NSW. It is not. For two reasons. The post There are smarter and cheaper alternatives to keeping Australia’s biggest coal plant open appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Inside Fidelity International’s fund to invest in biodiversity

GreenBiz

The head of Fidelity International’s portfolio of climate and biodiversity funds, Velislava Dimitrova, addresses the rise of nature-related investments.

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What Are Heat Pump Air Conditioners?

NRDC onEarth

They’re way more efficient and cost-effective than standard ACs. Even better, they double as carbon-slashing heating systems.

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ThermaPrime completes drilling program for PGPC geothermal fields, Philippines

ThinkGeoEnergy

ThermaPrime Drilling Corporation (ThermaPrime) has successfully completed a drilling program in the geothermal projects of the Philippine Geothermal Production Company, Inc (PGPC). The program included the drilling of 12 production wells and 3 multilateral injection wells, as well as 10 work-over jobs over a period of four years. ThermaPrime is a drilling services contracting company specializing in geothermal wells and related services.

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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 Climate 4.0 Economy. Climate change is here. We see it in many ways already. Weather catastrophes: Texas freezing over, the wildfires of California, the increasingly unpredictable violence and frequency of hurricanes, the rapid melting and disappearance of polar ice caps. Much more evidence all around us. What can we do in our corporate organizations, in our homes and communities, to change the current course?

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Labor’s taxpayer-funded Coalkeeper 2.0 is an avoidable disaster for the climate

Renew Economy

NSW Labor are laying the groundwork to make the worst decision possible on Eraring. How did it get so bad, so quickly? The post Labor’s taxpayer-funded Coalkeeper 2.0 is an avoidable disaster for the climate appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Decades of messages about recycling have crowded out better ways to manage waste

GreenBiz

Wrong choices are typical in the confusing US recycling system, and recycling itself is often a poor choice among other options.

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Colorado makes Buildings More Livable, Less Polluting

NRDC onEarth

With a new Building Performance Standard policy, Colorado is leading the nation with clean, healthy buildings.

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Avangrid Expands in California with Its First Solar Project

Solar Industry

Avangrid , a sustainable energy company and part of the Iberdrola Group , has unveiled its plan to build the Camino Solar project (57 MW DC/44 MW AC), its first solar project in California, a state in which the company currently operates more than 500 MW through six wind energy facilities. Cupertino Electric Inc. will construct Camino Solar in Kern County, adjacent to Avangrid’s 189 MW Manzana Wind farm.

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CSIRO spins out new hydrogen tech that uses 30 pct less wind and solar

Renew Economy

New CSIRO spin off says its ground-breaking electrolyser tech requires 30 per cent less electricity to make green hydrogen than competing technologies. The post CSIRO spins out new hydrogen tech that uses 30 pct less wind and solar appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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11 training resources to bolster your climate and net-zero strategy

GreenBiz

Empower your organization to meet its climate goals by learning how to develop a strategy based on best practices and science.

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Partnering with Beavers to Adapt to Climate Change

NRDC onEarth

Beavers and their habitat increase ecosystem health and help people and wildlife adapt to a warmer planet.

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Domain Timber Sells Virginia Forest to Utility for Solar Project

Solar Industry

Domain Capital Group LLC , a comprehensive private investment management services firm, and its subsidiary, Domain Timber Advisors LLC , have sold nearly 1,300 contiguous acres of timberland to a local utility in Richmond County, Va., for the development of solar energy generation capacity. The sale came from a portfolio of more than 23,000 acres of timberland Domain assembled across multiple investment accounts to support renewable energy projects, primarily those focused on solar and wind.

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Shift to renewables will be cheaper than cost of setting up gas industry, says Chalmers

Renew Economy

The shift to renewables will not be cheap, the Intergenerational Report confirms, but it won’t cost nearly as much as it did to set up Australia’s fossil gas industry. The post Shift to renewables will be cheaper than cost of setting up gas industry, says Chalmers appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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3 ways eBay, Pepsi are addressing Scope 3 transport emissions

GreenBiz

These companies engage third-party fleet companies, but that doesn’t mean they are leaving transportation decarbonization to their suppliers.

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In Maui, investing in future resilience and community stewardship after the fires

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Aug. 24 – From firefighting resources to land use planning to water rights to electric grid maintenance to community finance, this month’s. The post In Maui, investing in future resilience and community stewardship after the fires appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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Retailers Sustainability Data: Future and Responsible

Green Living Guy

Composable Systems: Unlocking Sustainability Retailers Data Vital to this effort is the creation of data-led composable architecture. Data also led by retailers’ technology teams. Composable systems offer three important benefits: Targeted, Strategic Actions for Sustainable Growth To address customer expectations for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices, retailers must proceed with targeted, strategic actions that […] The post Retailers Sustainability Data: Future and Res

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Solar+Storage Project Arriving at Dulles International Airport

Solar Industry

Officials from Dominion Energy and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) have broken ground on the Dulles Solar and Storage project at Dulles International Airport in Virginia. Once completed, it will be the largest renewable energy project ever developed at a United States airport. It will generate up to 100 MW of solar energy and store up to 50 MW of power, enough energy to power more than 37,000 Virginia homes at peak output.

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Sysco, Genentech and Amazon share 5 power moves for electrifying fleets

GreenBiz

Decarbonizing heavy-duty trucks and delivery vehicles is more than a plug-and-play effort, as several early movers reveal.

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Thyssenkrupp Uhde announces Floating Ammonia plant Collaboration

Energy Central

Thyssenkrupp Uhde will support the project OFFSET consortium to develop an industrial scale floating green hydrogen and ammonia plant. In March 2023, SwitcH2 B.V. announced it had received Approval in Principle from DNV on its design principles for an FPSO which will produce ammonia offshore solely from renewable sources of energy. As part of the Approval in Principle process, BWO developed.