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Active commuting is best?

Envirotec Magazine

New research seems to find that people who commute by car can be subject to higher levels of harmful pollutants than those who walk or cycle to work.

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How to Build and Retrofit a Sustainable Home

Green Business Bureau

Building and Retrofitting a Sustainable Home. Whether you’re building from scratch or adding onto an existing home, there are a variety of green building materials and products on the market today to create your sustainable home vision.

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To close the SDG financing gap, entrepreneurs need transformative partnerships

GreenBiz

Understanding two frameworks, 'ESG integration' and 'impact measuring and management,' can accelerate sustainability impact

Jeep unveils its first three battery-electric SUVs

Charged

The Jeep Recon is square, the ‘Wagoneer S’ is a sleek, luxurious midsize SUV, and the tiny Avenger will only be sold in Europe. The legendary U.S.

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.

What the world can learn from Fiji's national climate strategy

GreenBiz

Fiji's plans stand out for being based on how much money it will need to meet climate goals

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IMechE recommends rethink of UK waste policy

Envirotec Magazine

A radical rethink of recycling and waste policy is required to put the UK on a more sustainable path, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

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Stora Enso and Northvolt partner to develop wood-based batteries

Charged

Just as you’ve always suspected, the powers that be have been keeping a cheap miracle technology from us—batteries can be made not from scarce and expensive minerals, but from wood! Well, not exactly.

The compelling case for being ‘climate positive by design’

GreenBiz

Designing climate positive societies, workplaces and widgets is the missing element in climate models and, by consequence, climate action

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Comment: “Green ammonia is going to be the fossil-free ‘crude’ of the hydrogen fuel economy”

Envirotec Magazine

Collin Hamilton, COO and Chief Engineer at Verano Energy, one of the largest renewables independent power producers (IPP) in Latin America, shares his vision of the key role that ammonia is going to play in “the green hydrogen revolution” The US-born engineer’s firm is developing over 30GW of hydrogen projects in Chile and Peru.

BREAKING: FAIRR & Good Food Institute launch sustainability reporting frameworks for alternative protein

AFN Sustainable Protein

Incumbents and specialized startups alike have a new tool at their disposal when it comes to disclosing the sustainability of their alternative protein products.

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.

Polestar electric roadster concept to enter production as Polestar 6

Charged

In March, Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) revealed an electric roadster concept called the O?. Now the company has confirmed that a production version is expected to launch in 2026 as the Polestar 6 electric performance roadster.

Dolly told us to sing in the sunshine, and Sunfolding listened

GreenBiz

In Part 2 of the WWDPD series, we take a deeper look at how California-based Sunfolding is changing the solar panel game

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Power-thrifty SAFs perform

Envirotec Magazine

Premier Tech Water and Environment has enhanced its range of Rewatec SAF sewage treatment plants to combine energy efficiency with an exceptionally high wastewater treatment performance.

Cushman & Wakefield to Introduce Blink EV Chargers to Its Commercial Properties

Green Living Guy

Miami Fla. August 25, 2022) – Blink Charging Co.

GreenPower’s new West Virginia factory could produce 600 electric school buses per year

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GreenPower Motor Company , a manufacturer of electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has cut the ribbon at its new South Charleston, West Virginia manufacturing facility.

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On Running is trying to make shoes more circular

GreenBiz

The company's subscription program could make a dent in the shoe waste problem — at least, for its running shoes

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How will the economic downturn affect PRN prices?

Envirotec Magazine

Joseph Doherty, Managing Director of waste management services firm Re-Gen Waste, believes that the PRN prices will be affected by the cost of living crisis.

Isle de Jean Charles Community Members Moved into the First Federally Funded Resettlement Project in Louisiana Despite Visible Engineering Issues

DeSmogBlog

“There’s a void underneath the houses that is filled with water — like a complete lake over there,” said Howard Brunet on August 24, just before his uncle Chris Brunet was about to sign the final paperwork on a new home.

Nissan exec: EV batteries lasting longer than predicted

Charged

If you use social media, you probably see a never-ending stream of “articles” insisting that EV batteries wear out in a few years, making the cars worthless, that they can’t be recycled, they’re full of poisonous chemicals, yada yada yada.

Vattenfall and electric bike firm Cake team on 'fossil-free' motorcycle

GreenBiz

New 'fossil-free' bike will save around 1.2 metric tons of CO2 in the construction process, showcasing the latest in zero carbon production techniques

Seeking clarity

Envirotec Magazine

Late August saw the release of “Air Quality and Health In Cities”, the latest edition of The State of Global Air report, produced annually by the US Health Effects Institute. It attempts a snapshot of air pollution exposure in over 7000 cities worldwide, and its impact on health.

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Liz Truss Hires Anti-Green Aides With Ties to Libertarian Think Tanks

DeSmogBlog

The new UK Prime Minister has appointed multiple advisors with a record of opposing climate action, including a key aide from a think tank funded by oil giant BP.

LOTTE Group to build cathode foil factory in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Charged

LOTTE Aluminium and LOTTE Chemical, subsidiaries of a giant South Korean conglomerate, plan to invest some $239 million to establish an aluminum foil manufacturing operation in Hardin County, Kentucky.

How big is the EV opportunity?

GreenBiz

By 2050, electrification across all sectors of the U.S. economy could increase electricity consumption by as much as 38 percent

Sensing evolution

Envirotec Magazine

Last month we looked at global sensors leader Alphasense and their work within the Gas Safety sector. This month we take a closer look at the steps they are taking to support the global drive to improve air quality.

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Analysis: New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss’s Links to Climate Science Denial

DeSmogBlog

Liz Truss was announced as the new leader of the Conservative Party today after riding to power with the support of libertarian groups opposed to climate action.

Bollinger Motors reveals B4 commercial electric truck

Charged

Bollinger Motors ’ new B4 is a Class 4 all-electric fleet truck that features a cab-forward design. It’s designed to offer maximum cargo volume, accommodate unlimited adaptation, and prioritize safety.

How can we design happy and healthy buildings fit for future generations?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Lone explores the benefits of a holistic approach to sustainable design, and how we can build a more sustainable future

A fresh crop of data

Envirotec Magazine

Record hot temperatures in the UK over the summer caused significant changes to the levels of harmful pollutants such as ozone and particulate matter, prompting a number of novel observations by the National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS).

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America’s Best Cleaners (ABC): Supporting Environmentally Friendly Garment Care Professionals

Green Business Bureau

America’s Best Cleaners certification is a mark of quality and sustainability.

Toronto Fire Services orders two Vector electric fire trucks from REV Group subsidiary

Charged

Toronto Fire Services has ordered two all-electric Vector fire trucks from fire apparatus manufacturer Spartan Emergency Response, a subsidiary of the REV Group. The e-trucks were sold by authorized dealer Safetek Emergency Vehicles. REV Fire Group introduced the Vector fire truck in August 2021.

Sustainability, Growth and Resilience: A Guide for Business

GreenBiz

Just as companies are upping their game when it comes to addressing their sustainability and climate impacts, so, too, are cities, transit districts and other public agencies

Super sewer progress

Envirotec Magazine

Recent aerial photography shows some of the changes being made to the banks of the Thames during the construction of London’s 25-km super-sewer, Tideway. Now said to be three-quarters complete – and on-schedule to finish in 2025 – the 2.5m-diameter tunnel will provide an extra 1.6

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Worldwide, AI is Providing Utilities With a Powerful New Tool in the Fight Against Electricity Thieves

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Utilities around the world continue to struggle with energy theft, with an estimated $80 to $100 billion lost globally to theft each year. In India, some DISCOMs report losing as much as 25% of their total revenue to theft.

Toyota to invest $5.6 billion to boost EV battery production in Japan and North Carolina

Charged

Toyota, that most enigmatic of major automakers, is slowly increasing investment in its struggling electrification efforts , even as it continues to lobby against government climate action , and sings the praises of ICEs in its corporate communications.