Sat.Dec 05, 2020 - Fri.Dec 11, 2020

The Moment Of The Electric Vehicle Has Arrived

Forbes Green Tech

It is time to radically re-imagine the future of the automotive industry around the electric vehicle. We are entering a period that will see one of the greatest technological changes in human history, and it will take place before your very eyes in the next few years. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

More Green Hydrogen In US / Netherlands Offshore Wind Hookup

CleanTechnica

A new offshore wind / green hydrogen project takes shape in the Netherlands, with implications for deep decarbonization across the globe.

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Green Groups Call On Future Biden White House To Overturn New EPA Rule Announced With The Heritage Foundation

DeSmogBlog

Coca-Cola, Pepsi, & Nestlé Named World’s Top Plastic Polluters — For 3rd Year In A Row

CleanTechnica

Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Nestlé are the world's top plastic polluters for the third consecutive year. This news comes from Break Free From Plastic's report that was released this week during a virtual press conference. Research Science Water Coca Cola Nestle Pepsi plastic plastics Pollution

Why Do We Need Green Technology?

U.S. Green Technology

The main purpose of green technology is to slow down global warming and reduce the green house effect. The main idea is the creation of new technologies. The post Why Do We Need Green Technology? appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers

GreenBiz

Adidas and H&M join project to scale circular fashion and recycled fibers. Michael Holder. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 00:05.

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Water joins the commodities market

Inhabitat - Innovation

Oil, gold, pork bellies, water — it's all fodder for Wall Street trading. But putting water into the hands of financial institutions may leave many thirsty

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Sustainable Tomorrow: 6 Top Benefits of a Green Home

U.S. Green Technology

6 Benefits of a Green Home According to NASA, there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreats in the last 650,000 years. And these climate changes contribute to the amount of solar energy that our planet receives. And if you feel like the planet is getting warmer by the day (i.e.,

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system

GreenBiz

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system. Jesse Klein. Mon, 12/07/2020 - 01:45. Traditionally, offset markets have been focused on credits for atmospheric carbon sequestration or restoration projects. But there are many other ways industrial and agricultural operations harm the planet.

Can Onshore Wind Keep Pace With Europe’s Surging Solar Markets?

GreenTechMedia

From record-low solar prices in Portugal to an eye-watering pipeline over the border in Spain, solar has been dominating the energy transition conversation in Southern Europe. Once the economics of solar reached the point of attractive subsidy-free returns, it was all but inevitable.

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A pygmy possum on Kangaroo Island revives conservationists' hopes

Inhabitat - Innovation

This is the first time that the tiny animal has been spotted after a wildfire ravaged the island last summer

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5 Ways to Understanding Sustainable Construction

U.S. Green Technology

5 Techniques for Sustainable Building Construction Sustainable construction covers two main facets: following protocols that will reduce the impact on the environment during the building process and creating something that will have a positive impact in the future.

Nestlé digs deeper into regenerative ag, puts $3.6B behind net-zero plan

GreenBiz

Nestlé digs deeper into regenerative ag, puts $3.6B behind net-zero plan. Heather Clancy. Mon, 12/07/2020 - 02:00. The world’s largest food company, Nestlé, last week said it plans to spend roughly $3.6 billion over the next five years to meet its net-zero by 2050 aspirations.

MIT Study Lays Bare Why Nuclear Costs Keep Rising

GreenTechMedia

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology team has shed light on a key challenge for the nuclear industry: the rising cost of new plants. And the answer provides support to those who believe small modular reactors ultimately may be the best route to cost reduction.

Human-produced mass now outweighs the Earth's biomass

Inhabitat - Innovation

Research published in Nature revealed that human-made matter now outweighs the earth's biomass. The research further shows that, on average, every person on Earth is responsible for creating matter equal to their own weight each week

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How to Improve Workplace Productivity with LED Lighting

U.S. Green Technology

LED Lighting and Workplace Productivity There are numerous reasons to leverage LED lighting in your business. Switching from fluorescent bulbs can bring down energy consumption and reduce your power bill.

How do you avoid getting distracted and stay focused on the mission?

GreenBiz

How do you avoid getting distracted and stay focused on the mission? Trisa Thompson. Mon, 12/07/2020 - 00:10. Much has been said, and will be said, about 2020. The word "unprecedented" has been used an unprecedented number of times.

Buenos Aires Expands Bike Network to Major Avenues as Part of COVID-19 Response

The City Fix

Bike infrastructure in Latin American cities has been growing fast over the last decade. Cities like Bogotá and Santiago have more than doubled the size of their cycling networks. This is good news, as studies have shown that cities that. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Zimbabwe permaculture education center promotes self-sufficiency

Inhabitat - Innovation

German architecture firm Studio Anna Heringer has completed the first kindergarten in Zimbabwe's Chimanimani District, a rural and desolate region home to about 200 families that have long lacked access to education. The kindergarten, which builds on the firm's award-winning portfolio of humanitarian architecture, serves as a pilot project for PORET, Zimbabwe's permaculture community, to promote permaculture and encourage self-sufficiency in the local community

6 Benefits of a Bird House

U.S. Green Technology

The Importance of Bird Houses – 6 Bird House Benefits Over the past 50 years, the United States has lost more than 25% of its entire bird population, or around 3 billion birds. This is according to a new estimate published in the journal Science who utilize a variety of data point on bird species.

WSLA, GreenBiz team on Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards

GreenBiz

WSLA, GreenBiz team on Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards. Heather Clancy. Wed, 12/09/2020 - 00:00. I'm excited to share that GreenBiz Group is teaming up with the newly formed WSLA Alumnae Group, which acquired the Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards (WSLA) from gb&d magazine in August.

The 5 most unusual U.S. solar installations of 2020

Solar Power World

Announcements about new rooftop and ground-mounted solar installations come across our desks at Solar Power World daily, but some unique designs manage to stick out in our minds long after we report about them. Here are five of the most unusual solar installations we covered in 2020.

Top 3 plastic polluters are CocaCola, PepsiCo and Nestle. Again.

Inhabitat - Innovation

May we have the envelope, please? Let's see who this year's top plastic polluters are

Advantages of using add-ons in retail packaging

U.S. Green Technology

Add-ons have a special place when we talk about the custom boxes for retailers. It is because of many reasons like they can enhance the persona of the product quite impressively.

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Dairy Management Inc.’s Krysta Harden on the dairy industry’s net zero initiative

GreenBiz

Dairy Management Inc.’s s Krysta Harden on the dairy industry’s net zero initiative. This video is sponsored by Dairy Management Inc. Our net zero initiative is part of our overreaching environmental goals set by our industry.

How Bogotá Is Turning 7,000 Citizen Proposals into a Real Plan to Redesign a Major Thoroughfare

The City Fix

Just before she took office in January 2020, Mayor Claudia López committed to redesigning a major artery of Bogotá into a “green corridor” for sustainable, active mobility. She also committed to a comprehensive participatory planning process – a potentially daunting.

Modular home in Delft boasts low-carbon timber build and a green roof

Inhabitat - Innovation

Building information modeling (BIM), modular construction and low-carbon timber materials combine in the sustainable Buitenhuis, a small low-impact home with beautiful farmland views in Heinenoord, the Netherlands

IT Specialty Areas to Consider for a Certification

U.S. Green Technology

When it comes to trying for an IT job, the fresh job aspirants are mostly confused with which career choice to make. IT or otherwise Information Technology is an umbrella term that consists of a large number of job titles and technology specialties.

NextEra jumps into fleet electrification

GreenBiz

NextEra jumps into fleet electrification. Katie Fehrenbacher. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 02:00. The world's biggest investor-owned clean energy provider sees promise in helping its customers adopt electric vehicles. .

2020 EV Charging Infrastructure Best-in-Test: Rating the DC fast charging user experience

Charged

If EVs are to replace fossil-fuel vehicles, they need to be able to make long highway trips, which means that DC fast charging needs to be reliable, convenient, affordable and ubiquitous.

Nimble makes phone accessories from recycled plastic, CDs and more

Inhabitat - Innovation

Nimble is taking care of plastic and e-waste by turning them into cool new accessories for your smart phone

What is Bandwidth in Web Hosting? Why Do I Need It?

U.S. Green Technology

You need to host your website on the internet & you’ve to choose from different hosting plans & options. Bandwidth is one of the types of resource that you’ll get while choosing a hosting server.

What is the role of gas efficiency in the time of building electrification?

GreenBiz

What is the role of gas efficiency in the time of building electrification? Alejandra Mejia. Thu, 12/10/2020 - 00:30. Transitioning most of our energy uses to clean electricity in an equitable manner is necessary to meet our 2050 climate goals.

December 2020 Breakfast Recap- Canadian Innovators

CleanTech Alliance

“We’ve never felt farther apart from our Canadian neighbors with the border closed and other COVID restrictions,” remarked Susan Betcher from Perkins Coie, but despite not being able to gather in person, the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series sponsored by Perkins Coie presented a great opportunity for Canadian innovators to connect with investors and other people […].