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Combating climate change by transforming waste into value

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Pentair’s sustainable gas technology is helping partners across industry minimize waste and emissions to help achieve a carbon neutral future

Perkins Coie Lunch Series -The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on the Clean Energy Industry

CleanTech Alliance

Join us now for lunch on Sept 14th to learn more about the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the most aggressive climate investment taken by Congress, which invests $369 billion into measures to fight climate change, boost energy security, and lower electricity costs for consumers

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How Cloud-Based Access Control Can Reduce Buildings’ Global Emissions Footprint

The Environmental Blog

In 2022, using cloud-based storage systems has become part of our daily lives. Cloud-based systems are undoubtedly beneficial, whether for personal use to upload photos, save files, or for professional use to house data. But, there are so many other benefits you may not have even considered.

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Rumor: Tesla To Remove Drive/Reverse/Neutral/Park Stalk On Model Y & Model 3

CleanTechnica

Back when Tesla introduced the fact that the refreshed Model S would not have a stalk for changing between drive, reverse, neutral, and park (a “DRNP stalk”), some of us freaked out. “But how will your car know what to do?”

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.

$10 billion Namibian hydrogen project selects developer for locomotive

Envirotec Magazine

Namibian-headquartered Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) says it is making positive progress on its discussions with the Namibian Government as it moves towards signature of the Implementation Agreement before the end of the year for its planned US$10 bn Namibian green hydrogen project.

Farmers can now grow fruits, vegetables, and carbon credits

GreenBiz

ProducePay teams up with Allcot to create a carbon crediting project designed for fruit and vegetable growers

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 1

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, September 1, 2022 Public meeting on Clean Fuels Program forecast Washington’s Clean Fuel Standard will cut statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 4.3 million metric tons a year by 2038 and stimulate economic development in low carbon fuel production. These goals are accomplished by requiring fuel suppliers to reduce the carbon intensity […]. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly clean energy bulletin

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Mythbusting sustainable business practices

Envirotec Magazine

With misconceptions remaining around the topic of sustainable business practices and given the increasingly challenging economic landscape we find ourselves in, there’s a risk that the offsetting of carbon emissions could be overlooked by large and small businesses.

Elevating ESG Impact for Your Most Critical Stakeholders

GreenBiz

Demand is growing for companies to create action-oriented ESG strategies, due to megatrends ranging from climate change and shifting demographics, evolving reporting standards and growing expectations from customers.

Specialty Chemical Production, Use, and Disposal: 5 Practices for Sustainability

The Environmental Blog

Sustainability is the driving force for modern-day industries. Large and small companies are taking steps to ensure that the products and processes they use have minimal impact on the environment. They understand that going green is the best way to do business and build consumer confidence.

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.

UK’s Ivy Farm opens the “largest cultivated meat pilot plant” in Europe

AFN Sustainable Protein

Ivy Farm , a cultivated meat startup in the UK, recently unveiled what it claims to be Europe’s largest cultivated meat pilot plant in Oxford, a city just outside of the capital London.

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Superconductors will support electric jet flight, says Scottish start-up

Envirotec Magazine

(Left to right) Pia Saelen and Kieran Duncan of Mako Aerospace. Scottish start-up Mako Aerospace plans to manufacture the world’s first all-electric jet engine, which they say could double the range of electric aircraft compared to current hybrid models.

Are carbon offsets a joke? A response to the comedian John Oliver

GreenBiz

The segment on HBO made the rounds on in the sustainability universe. What he got right, wrong and where there is a little more nuance

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Researchers say electric ships could economically serve 40% of today’s sea routes

Charged

Oceangoing ships, most of which are powered by heavy fuel oil, produce substantial amounts of CO 2 and nitrogen oxide emissions. However, shipping companies are unlikely to begin electrifying them until the economic case for doing so becomes clearer.

LG Energy Solution with Honda Forming Joint Venture for EV Battery Production in U.S.A.

Green Living Guy

August 29, 2022 — Seoul, Korea LG Energy Solution (LGES; KRX: 373220) and Honda Motor Co., NYSE:HMC) today announced an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) company to produce lithium-ion batteries in the U.S. to power Honda and Acura EV models for the North American market.

Most Famous Apple Products available at Apple store in Cedar Falls

U.S. Green Technology

Apple has created some of the most successful products available at the apple store in Cedar Falls in history and has changed entire markets on its own. Apple’s growth has disproportionately impacted many industries, including music, smartphones, computers, and advertising.

How Africa could become a global hydrogen powerhouse

GreenBiz

Africa’s abundant solar and wind energy could make it a global hub for producing low-carbon hydrogen, the IEA says, but its residents still face access challenges

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Hillcrest’s soft switching technology reduces ripple current in EV traction inverters

Charged

Hillcrest Energy Technologies , an inverter and control system company, has released a white paper describing the advantages of its soft switching technology. Hillcrest’s soft switching technology uses high switching frequency and is designed for EV traction inverters.

Test Drive Results 2022 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE

Green Living Guy

This Toyota RAV4 Prime came back for more. I mean, a plugin hybrid electric vehicle that’s an SUV (PHEV) with an EPA-estimated rating of 42 miles on all-electric battery power alone. For this RAV4 XSE gets a bold new color in Calvary Blue with a black roof.

The most influential calculation in US climate policy is way off, study finds

Grist

The United States doesn’t have any federal laws that say electric utilities have to switch to carbon-free power. We don’t yet have any national rules mandating the sale of electric vehicles or plans to phase out oil and gas drilling.

Where’s the next generation of sustainability talent? Consulting

GreenBiz

Consultancies, large and small, are a superb training ground for your next hire — or maybe your future boss

Polestar to supply batteries and charging systems to electric hydrofoil maker Candela

Charged

Swedish electric car OEM Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) has signed a multiyear agreement to supply battery and charging systems to Candela , a Swedish maker of electric hydrofoil boats. The agreement to supply battery technology to a third party is a first for Polestar.

How Higher Quality Data Can Help Improve Urban Planning and Reduce Inequities

The City Fix

Local-level, high-quality data can provide powerful insights for urban planning and lead to better policies on mobility, climate adaptation, gender equity and more. But only if the inputs are good and there’s enough capacity to analyze it effectively. New technologies.

The best-case scenario for Greenland ice melt just got worse

Grist

Greenland’s melting ice sheet will raise global sea levels by at least 10.6 inches, twice as much as previous estimates, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. That’s even if everyone stopped burning fossil fuels today.

Frameworks must embrace carbon credits to spur transition to net zero

GreenBiz

Reporting frameworks have an important role to play in addressing quality and transparency challenges that have traditionally plagued the market

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DOE makes loan to Syrah Technologies to expand active anode material processing facility

Charged

The DOE ’s Loan Programs Office (LPO) closed a $102.1-million loan to Syrah Technologies to increase the production capacity of an active anode material processing facility. The Syrah Vidalia facility in Louisiana produces graphite-based active anode material.

Defra’s Storm Overflows Discharge Reduction Plan falls short, says conservation group

Envirotec Magazine

Radioactive Waste ‘Everywhere’ at Ohio Oilfield Facility, Says Former Worker

DeSmogBlog

As Bill Torbett and his colleagues went about their work, handling the sloppy radioactive detritus of oilfields in a cavernous building in eastern Ohio, their skin and clothing often became smothered in sludge. Waste was splattered on the floor and walls, even around the electrical panels.

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It’s time we all get more honest about climate strategies

GreenBiz

Climate reporting, transparency and accountability are important, but what matters most is the substance underneath

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EvoCharge’s new concealed pedestals for EV charging stations

Charged

EvoCharge, a provider of EVSE and cable management solutions, has launched a new addition to its family of accessories for charging station mounting and cable management. The EvoCharge Concealed Pedestal can be used for mounting EV chargers in public spaces, parking areas and other locations.

Startups called to join Circular Valley accelerator programme

Envirotec Magazine

Startups with ideas for a circular economy are being encouraged to join the Circular Economy Accelerator programme, which will meet this winter in Circular Valley® – located in the Rhine Ruhr area of Germany, a region being positioned as an emerging hotspot for innovation in technologies that facilitate recycling and reuse.

Just Transition Requires More Than Inflation Reduction

Front And Centered

Making a Just Transition to a more regenerative economy—from one that relies on digging, dumping and burning coal, oil, and gas to one that is regenerative and sustainable for all—is in large part about navigating contradictions , according to the thought leaders at the Movement Generation collective.

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Innovative partnerships bring community solar to low-income households in the US

GreenBiz

Here are examples of what's been driving stunning growth in community solar

Electronics assembly challenges and solutions for the evolving e-mobility landscape

Charged

Sponsored by Indium Corporation. The e-Mobility Landscape.

How to Safely Remove Asbestos At Home

Green Living Guy

How to Safely Remove Asbestos At Home In Greater Western Sydney alone, four suburbs in the city of Black town made the list of the top 20 places in New South Wales that were most at risk from the dangers of asbestos. But most residents were not aware of the threats.

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