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Is keeping your old gas powered car to end-of-life more eco-friendly than ditching it and buying an EV?

Climate 4.0

Most analyses say no, and the best of the most recent studies say the gap is widening, but it's still worth thinking through.

Even Qatar Ordering Electric Buses Now! (And Finland)

CleanTechnica

They’re often my favorite stories to cover. Logically, the delivery of a few or even few dozen electric buses doesn’t seem extremely noteworthy. However, I’m so eager to see bus fleets electrify that the stories light me up and I jump on them.

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Top Solar Gadgets That Will Make Your Life Easier

Green Living Guy

The sun has enabled top solar gadgets to become commercially viable. For its light are just wonderful. Apart from its importance to all living organisms. Because the glow it brings on the earth is none comparable. Perhaps one of the… Read More Top Solar Gadgets That Will Make Your Life Easier.

Volvo Penta starts producing powertrain for Rosenbauer’s electric fire truck

Charged

Volvo Penta has commenced production of bespoke electric drivelines for vehicle manufacturer Rosenbauer’s new fire truck. Volvo Penta and its customer Rosenbauer adapted proven technology from Volvo Trucks and Volvo Buses to create a completely new vehicle architecture.

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.

Sustainable Eating Habits: Best Ideas to Make it Happen

U.S. Green Technology

Want an entertaining afternoon full of home health remedies and snarky comments? Go to Reddit. Want advice on how you should be eating, and the relationship between food, health and the environment, go to a doctor!

Ecosystems for good: How collaborator networks achieve sustainability

GreenBiz

Ecosystems for good: How collaborator networks achieve sustainability. Golnar Pooya. Tue, 07/06/2021 - 02:00. Crowds, clouds, collaborators and competitors: Digital ecosystems are uniting disparate participants to target bigger and better outcomes.

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How Can You Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient?

The Environmental Blog

NSW is known for its national parks and coastal cities. The state has the highest population, with around 8.17 million residents living in the state per Sept 2020 estimates. According to a recent report , NSW uses around one-quarter of Australia’s energy due to its high population.

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Sustainable Living: Eco-Friendly Light

U.S. Green Technology

Living in the 21st century means we have to more eco-conscious and think about contributing to our planet in any way we can. Aside from going green in terms of food production and transportation, you can also do a lot if you choose to switch to eco-friendly lighting solutions in your home.

How school food can serve a climate solution

GreenBiz

How school food can serve a climate solution. Theresa Lieb. Fri, 07/09/2021 - 00:45. Public procurement has played an essential role in bringing climate technologies such as wind and solar from niche to mainstream.

Mapping data used for air-pollution postcode checker

Envirotec Magazine

Recently-launched water filtration and air purification company Aqua Perfecta is developing a UK postcode checker for customers to measure air pollution and help the company offer advice on air purifying 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.

Idaho Sustainability Happy Hour (7/14)

CleanTech Alliance

Join the CleanTech Alliance, Idaho Chapter for our monthly Sustainability Happy Hour. We will chat about the latest sustainability news, network with other sustainability professionals, and listen to leaders in the industry share their latest innovations and projects.

Hybrid vs. Electric vs. Gas Vehicles: Which is Most Efficient?

U.S. Green Technology

As more people understand the impact of fossil fuels on the environment, hybrid and electrical models are hitting the market. With all these choices, buying a new car can seem like a challenging task. Here are some of the pros and cons of each type of vehicle. How Does a Gas Vehicle Work? Gas cars.

Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors

GreenBiz

Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors. CJ Clouse. Thu, 07/08/2021 - 02:11. Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. In one of my favorite summer memories, my older brother and I run along our suburban Phoenix street during a monsoon.

Taming the black gold

Envirotec Magazine

Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Toronto believe they have developed a sustainable and economical way to recover oil from ultra-cold industrial wastewater and oil spills.

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Heat, Wildfires And Power Grid Challenges – Even The Pacific Northwest Begins To Worry

Jim Conca

Heat waves are stressing the electrical grid in the Pacific Northwest, making regional system operators prepare for rolling blackouts. Fortunately, we have tools to cope, including hydro and nuclear power, and demand response where you just ask big users to please not use any power for a while.

6 Actionable Tips to Have an Environment-Friendly Pest Control

U.S. Green Technology

It is not surprising that pest infestation is a huge house problem. Aside from the nuisance it brings, pests can cause serious health issues. For one, insects and vermins can be carriers of disease-causing bacteria.

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Daimler, Traton and Volvo to build a European charging network for heavy-duty trucks

Charged

Three of Europe’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers— Daimler Truck , the Volvo Group , and the Traton Group (owner of the Scania , MAN and Navistar brands)—have signed a non-binding agreement to build a public charging network for battery-electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.

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A new level of magnification?

Envirotec Magazine

Experiments using crystalline “supermirrors” at the University of Vienna promise to open up entirely new possibilities for trace gas detection in environmental science and medicine.

Bifacial solar panels can increase yields

Renewable Energy World

Most people don’t give the color of their roofs a second thought, but it could be costing their business a lot of money.

Benefits Of A Environmentally Friendly Business

U.S. Green Technology

Benefits Of A Environmentally Friendly Business The benefits of a socially responsible business are endless. Not only do you contribute to a “green” planet, but you will also create jobs and revenue for local communities.

The US is about to go all-in on paying farmers and foresters to trap carbon

Grist

Kelly Garrett runs his 7,000-acre farm in western Iowa with the same attitude he brings to a game of golf. He wants a hole in one every time — in other words, perfection.

Preparing for COP26

Envirotec Magazine

The UN Climate Change Conference is only a few months away, and to say that expectations are high would be an understatement. A panel discussion in May brought together representatives from UK engineering and finance to offer their two cents. What are the big priorities for COP?

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Amazon's Adam Werbach on their climate pledge friendly program

GreenBiz

Amazon's Adam Werbach on their climate pledge friendly program. This video is sponsored by Amazon. Lauren Phipps, Director & Senior Analyst of Circular Economy at GreenBiz, interviewed Adam Werbach, Global Lead of Sustainable Shopping at Amazon, during Circularity 21 (June 15-17, 2021). View archived videos from the conference here: [link]. taylor flores. Wed, 07/07/2021 - 12:22. Featured.

Can You Make Educational Content On Instagram Popular?

U.S. Green Technology

Instagram is a social media platform and a giant in its own right. With over 6-million active followers, it is the most popular social media platform in the world. Instagram had started its journey as a simple photo-sharing platform almost a decade back.

Moscow stops buying diesel buses, will have 1,000 electric buses by the end of 2021

Charged

Moscow boasts the largest fleet of electric transit buses in Europe. By the end of 2021, there will be 1,000 e-buses on the streets of the Russian capital. Now the Moscow transit authority reports that it will generally buy no more diesel buses.

Firms appointed by utility to support £5 billion infrastructure programme in Scotland

Envirotec Magazine

Utility firm Scottish Water has appointed a network of companies that it says will enhance water and wastewater services, and support a forecasted £1 billion a year spend on thousands of miles of water pipes, sewer networks, treatment works and other assets.

Sustainability Guide for Builders and Construction: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Construction: Builders Need to Go Green. Sustainable building practices are becoming increasingly common throughout the construction industry.

Start your career with expert investment tips from Paul Haarman

U.S. Green Technology

When you just kickstart your career, it is natural to spend more and focus less on savings. However, Paul Haarman suggests otherwise – he says young adults should start working on their financial wellness since day one. But how?

Verkor raises €100 million to build European battery gigafactory

Charged

Less than a year after its launch, French industrial company Verkor has raised €100 million in a funding round co-led by EQT Ventures and Renault Group, with the participation of the French government and the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region.

Unlikely items that work well for home composting

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Scott Sherrill-Mix , CC BY-NC 2.0 license). A few tips on the unlikely waste items that can help make nutrient rich compost for the garden, are offered by horticultural experts at GardeningExpress.co.uk.

Sustainable Guide for Marina Owners and Operators: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Marinas. Marina owners need to become more sustainable. Without the proper procedures and policies, marinas and boatyards have a major negative impact on the environment, hurting their reputation, their business and the planet.

Repowering project underway at Terra-Gen’s 60-MW Oasis Wind

Renewable Energy World

Last week Mortenson said it has started work at Terra-Gen’s 60-MW Oasis Wind project located in Mojave, California. The work involves the repowering of a project first operational in 2004. Mortenson will replace sixty 1-MW turbines with seventeen state-of-the-art, 3-MW class turbines.

French startup Electra raises €15 million, aims to deploy 1,000 ultra-fast stations by 2030

Charged

French charging startup Electra has raised €15 million from venture capital and business angel investors. The company aims to roll out 1,000 ultra-fast DC charging stations by 2030, beginning with a batch of 50 to be deployed within a year.

Government must recognise the key role of local authorities in tackling climate crisis, says coalition

Envirotec Magazine

Walthamstow Marshes at sunset: The London Borough has introduced a number of measures to improve air quality and public health, including improved cycle paths (image credit: Matt Buck , CC BY-SA 2.0 license).

Sustainability Guide for Greenhouses and Nurseries: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Greenhouses and Nurseries: Green Everywhere Possible. Nurseries and greenhouses are directly connected to making our world greener and healthier.

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