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Washington State Intends To Be The Clean Energy State And Nuclear Is Key

Jim Conca

A new study of energy needs in the Pacific Northwest concluded that more diverse, low-carbon electricity sources are needed to maintain energy reliability and achieve a carbon-free system by 2045. And some of that has to be nuclear

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Why 'climate tech' is the new cleantech

GreenBiz

This article is adapted from GreenBiz's weekly newsletter, Transport Weekly, running Tuesdays. Subscribe here. I have the sad claim to fame of being one of the journalists most associated with the bubble and bust of Silicon Valley's tortured love affair with cleantech.

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How Hydropower Can Be More Environmentally Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

One of the most difficult challenges in the environmental field is determining which source of energy will be the most beneficial. Unfortunately, even some of the safer options, like hydropower, still have adverse effects.

Costa Rica Is At Nearly 100% Renewable Energy For Electricity

CleanTechnica

Costa Rica got more than 99% of its electricity from renewables last year. It wants to do better. Clean Power Geothermal Energy Grid Hydroelectric Policy & Politics Wind Energy 100% renewables carbon neutral costa rica costa rica renewable energy

Plastic to-go containers are bad, but the alternatives might not be much better

GreenBiz

Single-use plastic bans are showing up across the nation. But compostable plates and forks may not solve the plastic crisis. Design & Packaging Life-Cycle Management plastic Plastic Waste

Clean technology is about more than just wind and solar

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Heraldnet, Janice Podsada Feb 4 2020 What is clean technology? Until 10 or 15 years ago, clean tech referred almost exclusively to ventures focused on the design and manufacture of renewable energy sources — such as wind and solar and the batteries used to store that energy. Now,it can be used to describe products […]. Alliance News Industry News Public Policy

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Adidas is latest fashion company hoping to weave recycled plastic into garments

GreenBiz

The growing demand for recycled polyester, coupled with a limited supply, signals scarcity and competition ahead. Circular Economy Fashion In the Loop

$64 Million Makes It Official: Renewable Hydrogen In, Natural Gas Out (Eventually)

CleanTechnica

New $64 million push for renweable hydrogen gives natural gas stakeholders yet another reason to reach for the Alka-Seltzer. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Solar Energy Wind Energy Electricity Energy Hydrogen renewable hydrogen

Not pulp fiction: Absolut, Coca-Cola and the paper bottle project

GreenBiz

The two brands are part of a ‘pioneer community’ that also includes Carlsberg and L’Oreal. Circular Economy Circular Packaging packaging Paper

CleanTech Day in Olympia 2020 Recap

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Lindsay McCormick CleanTech Day in Olympia on February 3rd was a huge success. Over 60 people attended in person with dozens more calling in to hear from panelists.

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The best sources for plant-based protein

Inhabitat - Innovation

If you are looking for ways to bring more plant-based foods onto your plate, here are 10 excellent sources of plant-based protein

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It’s Warmer In Antarctica Than It Is In Louisiana & Florida

CleanTechnica

It's getting toasty in Antarctica. A new record was just set of 18.3 degrees Celsius, which for us in America is 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Right now, in Baton Rouge, it's 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The high in Tampa, Florida, today was 59 degrees Fahrenheit.

How to Get Rid of Ticks in the Yard?

The Environmental Blog

Tick Nests. With the onset of the warm season, the question of the treatment of forests against ticks is raised. The parasitic Ixodid ticks are the most dangerous to humans.

Provocations, diatribes and lessons in courage at GreenBiz 20

GreenBiz

A rich set of conversations, from animal welfare expert Temple Grandin to corporate philanthropy visionary Daniel Lee. Agriculture Animal Welfare Corporate Strategy Food Systems GreenBiz 20 Philanthropy

1920s building in Buenos Aires becomes a gorgeous, solar-powered residence

Inhabitat - Innovation

Moarqs rose to the challenge when presented with the task of renovating a 1920s building into what is now the Tacuari House — a modern, energy-efficient residence that operates on solar power

Fossil Fuel Vehicles Plummet 40% In Sweden As EVs Triple To Over 30% Market Share

CleanTechnica

January saw fossil fuel passenger vehicle sales plummet in Sweden by almost 40% year on year, with diesels more than halved, as plug-in vehicle market share climbed to over 30%. Sweden's auto industry organization expects 30% to be maintained through the full year of.

New film showcases solutions for Baltic Sea eutrophication

Envirotec Magazine

Vantaanjoki, Finland, one of three river basins used in case-study form in the 18-minute film. Launch of documentary on innovations for recycling nutrients from agriculture and wastewater.

UPS invests in electric vehicle pioneer Arrival, as delivery giant places order for 10,000 vans

GreenBiz

Arrival has emerged as a major player in the fast expanding commercial EV fleet market. Electric Vehicles Investing Transportation Transportation & Mobility

Brazilian home uses solar energy for 100% self-sufficiency

Inhabitat - Innovation

Brazilian firm 24 7 Arquitetura has set a stunning modern home into a challenging mountainous landscape in Brazil’s Nova Lima region.

Norway Hits 64.4% EV Market Share In January, Up 24% Year On Year

CleanTechnica

Norway, the undisputed global leader in the EV transition, hit 64.4% EV market share in January, with over 44% share for pure electrics and 20% for plug-in hybrids.

Job Opportunity: President and Chief Executive Officer CMC RESEARCH INSTITUTES

CleanTech Alliance

Source: CMC, Febraury 7, 2020 CMC Research Institutes (CMCRI) is a Canadian not-for-profit organization with experts and facilities who work with innovators, researchers and corporations to accelerate the development and adoption of technologies to address climate change. In partnership with the University of Calgary and BC Research Inc., we strive to accelerate Carbon Capture, Utilization […]. Opportunities

6 lessons on zero-carbon energy systems from countries leading the way

GreenBiz

From Brazil to Denmark and India to Turkey, nations around the world are strategizing to decarbonize. Built Environment Energy & Climate Policy & Politics

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Shipping container retreat in Brazil is inspired by tiny homes

Inhabitat - Innovation

The design was inspired by the minimalism and reduced waste ethos behind the tiny home movement

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Tesla China Donates ¥5M To Help Fight Coronavirus

CleanTechnica

The coronavirus is daunting, and while many are fearful, many more are stepping up to help make an impact and save lives. Tesla China is helping with the fight against the coronavirus by donating ¥5M to the local CDC in hopes of helping to fight the fast-spreading outbreak.

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Wastewater treatment through ‘real science, real engineering’

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Heraldnet, Janice Podsada Feb 4 2020 Jim Mothersbaugh is in the business of making bubbles float and tiny particles clump. Mothersbaugh, CEO of WaterTectonics, founded the Everett wastewater treatment company in 1999 in response to the needs of the building industry and concern for the environment. The company’s patented technologies remove heavy metals, oil and other […]. Alliance News Industry News

Maersk is testing a biofuel that could alter the course of shipping

GreenBiz

The LEO Project, which includes BMW, Levi Strauss, H&M and Marks & Spencer, proposes using a commonly found paper production byproduct as the source of maritime fuel. Biofuels Shipping sustainable shipping Transportation & Mobility

San Francisco library boasts a green roof and LEED Gold status

Inhabitat - Innovation

See the revamp of a Bayview library that includes a green roof and sustainable design features that earned the project LEED Gold certification

UK Puts £3.4 Million Into Wireless Charging For Electric Taxis

CleanTechnica

Abundant and high-power charging stations can go a long way to support electric taxis. They're a base necessity. But one thing would be better than that.

‘Climatetech’ Is Heating Up in Venture Capital. Will Investors Learn From the First Cleantech Wave?

CleanTech Alliance

Source: GTM, Jan 29, 2020 “Climatetech” is suddenly the hot new trend in venture capital. For years now, venture investors have stayed away from the cleantech category, a hangover from the Solyndra days that we have thoroughly documented on The Interchange. But we appear to be in a new phase of interest. Prominent investors are publicly […]. Industry News

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The potential for circular textiles to have a positive impact on work and workers

GreenBiz

Can unwanted clothes make for happy workers? Apparel Circular Economy Jobs & Careers

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