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Autonomous vehicles could help cities address their climate goals, if they start planning now

GreenBiz

How do cities make sure AVs achieve the “heaven” rather than the “hell” scenario? autonomous vehicles Cities Cities & Communities Policy & Politics

Coca-Cola Will Continue With Single-Use Plastic Bottles Because That’s What People Want

CleanTechnica

Coca-Cola's head of sustainability told the World Economic Forum this week her company has no intention of reducing the number of single use plastic bottles it churns out every year. Instead, it will increase recycling efforts worldwide. Is that a plan?

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How Photovoltaics Have Improved Over the Years

U.S. Green Technology

The Future of Solar is Bright for Photovoltaics Photovoltaics is a bit of a funny word, but it packs a serious implication. The lay term for photovoltaics is solar panels, and they’re becoming increasingly more common.

The Urgency of Reaching Net Zero Emissions

GreenTechMedia

This is a pivotal moment in the fight against climate change. Rising global emissions are fueling the need for mitigation, but there are a lot of open questions around how to do that.

New initiative aims to advance the removal of dirty vehicles from London’s streets

Envirotec Magazine

As part of a drive to tackle dirty air across London, Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a series of measures intended to accelerate the move to cleaner vehicles.

Down plastic, up morale: How a sustainability graduate school is reducing single-use plastic

GreenBiz

Our finance department measured the “before” of our office’s single-use plastic, and implemented improvements right away. plastic Plastic Waste Standards & Certification Thinking in Systems

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How companies can source cotton more sustainably

GreenBiz

Natural and renewable, it’s a popular choice for brands and consumers looking to make more sustainable fabric choices, but cotton comes with its fair share of social and environmental risks. Apparel Circular Economy Fashion Material Change Index Supply Chain

Rhode Island Is 1st US State To Commit To 100% Renewable By 2030 — “It’s Time To Set Our Sights Higher”

CleanTechnica

Guess who's gonna win the David vs. Goliath renewable energy battle. Clean Power Green Economy Grid Solar Energy Wind Energy Governor Gina Raimondo Green Energy Consumers Alliance Rhode Island Transportation & Climate Initiative

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Modular homes in Sweden are specially designed for solar panels

Inhabitat - Innovation

Swedish firm Street Monkey Architects has unveiled new solar-powered, prefabricated modular homes in Örebro, Sweden

CleanTech Day in Olympia Speaker

CleanTech Alliance

Louis J. Terminello, Ph.D.

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New York is kicking California's butt in building electrification

GreenBiz

A look at the two states’ policies show they have, to this point, prioritized different approaches to spur on electrification. Clean Energy Energy & Climate Power Points Energy

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Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Auto In Netherlands & Norway In 2019

CleanTechnica

In Norway and the Netherlands, the Model 3 was the #1 best selling automobile of any kind in any class in 2019. And it wasn't even close.

Hundreds of red plastic crates are repurposed into a public mosque in Indonesia

Inhabitat - Innovation

One green-thinking firm, Parisauli Arsitek Studio, has managed to find a way of giving new life to hundreds of discarded plastic crates

Climate Change is Impacting You in Ways You Haven’t Even Noticed

The Environmental Blog

Many of us are aware that climate change has massive implications, many of which have already transformed our planet. Cities have recently experienced immense floods – carbon emissions are on the rise and ice in the Arctic Ocean has melted almost entirely.

Earth Friendly Tips to Prepare Your Home for 2020

U.S. Green Technology

Making Your House More Environmentally Friendly 2020 has arrived, and now is the perfect time to prepare your home for the new year. There is also increasing importance on being environmentally friendly as the new decade rolls in.

Volkswagen Praises Tesla, Commits To More Renewable Energy

CleanTechnica

In Davos this week, Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen, heaped praise on Tesla for leading the EV revolution.

Award-winning Owl Woods Passive House playfully mimics birdhouses in Australia

Inhabitat - Innovation

Australian design studio Talina Edwards Architecture recently completed the Owl Woods Passive House — the first certified Passivhaus project designed by a woman architect in Australia

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How the Textile Exchange's new index aims to make a material difference

GreenBiz

A new tool, released today, aims to push apparel and home furnishings companies further toward sustainability, and ramps up efforts by the textile and fashion industries to align material choices with the Sustainable Development Goals.

The CleanTech Alliance Supports the Law Carbon Fuel Standard Bill

CleanTech Alliance

By Lindsay McCormick and Jon Okun On January 16, 2020, the CleanTech Alliance Executive Committee voted to support the low carbon fuel standard bill, Washington HB 1110, subject to review of the final language. The Alliance believes that the Low Carbon Fuel Standard issue is one of great import to the State of Washington and […]. Alliance News

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Andrew Yang Drives A Tesla In His Campaign Ad

CleanTechnica

In his latest campaign ad, Andrew Yang, who is running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, drives a Tesla Model X.

Cross-laminated timber makes this Scottish home climate resistant

Inhabitat - Innovation

Scottish firm Mary Arnold Foster Architects has unveiled a stunning home made out of several timber “pods” and tucked into the idyllic landscape of the Scottish Highlands.

Trying to measure circularity? Here are some tools to consider

GreenBiz

The development of specific and actionable metrics at the systems, business and product levels will be a key accelerator for scale. Circular Economy Corporate Strategy In the Loop

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Circularity analysis details alarming trend as global resource consumption passes 100 billion tonnes a year

Envirotec Magazine

Separating recyclable materials in a local cooperative in the Glicerio neighborhood in São Paulo in 2017: The report also points to a number of encouraging ‘bottom-up’ initiatives, that are advancing circularity in certain regions of the world.

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Baton Rouge Dealer Thinks No One Is Interested In EVs

CleanTechnica

A Baton Rouge dealer recently gave his thoughts about EVs and explained to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report why he believes there is no interest in EVs in our area. I am in the "Tesla Louisiana - Owners And Dreamers" group on Facebook, where my friend Ann Vail shared the article.

Modern farmhouse in Italy pays homage to its agricultural surroundings

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tucked into the rolling wheat fields of the Italian region of Le Marche, the Border Crossing House is a private residence that pays homage to the area's rich agricultural history

Trend: Shipping sails toward decarbonization

GreenBiz

The following is adapted from State of Green Business 2020, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of financial information and analytics giant S&P Global. Shipping Shipping & Logistics State of Green Business 2020 sustainable shipping

Commentary: The State Of Nukes In Iran And North Korea: Insights From Former Director Of Nuclear Nonproliferation Sharon Squassoni

CleanTech Alliance

Source: James Conca, Forbes, Jan 20, 2020 I had the good fortune to talk with Professor Sharon Squassoni in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. Her research at the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy includes reducing risks from nuclear weapons and nuclear energy, particularly those related to nuclear material and fuel […]. Commentary

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Join Elon Musk At Home For A Revealing Chat

CleanTechnica

The team at Third Row Tesla Podcast recently sat down at home with Elon Musk for a revealing chat about his young adulthood and varied career before Tesla. Elon's brother Kimbal and mum Maye also joined parts of the conversation, adding to the informal vibe and contributing some colourful anecdotes.

Carbon-negative snack company AKUA offers kelp jerky and pasta

Inhabitat - Innovation

Seaweeds are becoming quite the catch for health- and eco-conscious brands and consumers

Episode 204: Direct from Davos

GreenBiz

What's the buzz at the World Economic Forum? Plus, GreenBiz Executive Director Shana Rappaport reads between the lines of Starbucks' new "resource positive" pursuit. Podcast GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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Repsol Philanthropic Acceleration Program

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Repsol, Jan 22, 2020 Non-repayable grants Between 60,000 and 120,000 euros along the acceleration year. Acceleration extendable for a second year, same funding. We do not ask for any equity or intellectual property. Multidisciplinary mentoring team Two senior mentors, ex Repsol leaders volunteering to help you with your project. Three other mentors, Repsol active […]. Opportunities

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Sneaky: Energy Department Pushes Electric Vehicles Under Trump’s Nose

CleanTechnica

The Energy Department is pursuing a mobility future populated by electric vehicles, despite the recently impeached President's support for fossil fuel.

Off-grid home is inspired by the iconic Australian Akubra hat

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Australian Akubra hat is one of the many symbols of the country, and one architectural team has used the hat's recognizable form as inspiration for a spectacular off-grid home in the small NSW town of Nundle

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Dear David Attenborough: The bears are at the door

GreenBiz

The sense of crisis is growing, along with the actual climate crisis. Climate Change Leadership North Star environmental costs