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4 Steps towards Being a More Sustainable Business

U.S. Green Technology

In this day and age, being sustainable and green isn’t considered to be particularly innovative or creative anymore.

3 Top Benefits of Solar Power

Green Living Guy

The growth of solar in both a residential and commercial setting all over the world in the past 10 years has been immense. Countries like Australia have been leading the pack with nearly 30% of all dwellings having solar. One… Read More 3 Top Benefits of Solar Power.

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A climate breakthrough for investor accountability

EDF Voices

Exxon shareholders elected two of the four board candidates nominated by activist investors. Why this is a core win for the environment

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5 companies that are using nature to redefine good design

GreenBiz

5 companies that are using nature to redefine good design. Lauren Phipps. Mon, 05/24/2021 - 01:40. When most people think about good design, they might think of an Eames lounge chair, an iPhone or Frank Lloyd Wright’s 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.

5 Tips for Choosing a Greener Fireplace

U.S. Green Technology

During the winter months, your fireplace provides a cozy atmosphere for you and your family to gather around. However, fireplaces can waste energy, especially if not properly insulated. The warm air is pulled up the chimney and leaked into the exterior.

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5 Major Technologies Changing The Future Of The Renewable Energy Industry

The Environmental Blog

There is no doubt that the emergence of renewable energy has revolutionized our world. It has driven awareness about serious issues like Global Warming and Climate Change.

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Why Global Delivery and Logistics Fleets Are Electrifying Now

GreenBiz

Why Global Delivery and Logistics Fleets Are Electrifying Now. Date/Time: June 29, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT).

May 28 – Phase one application deadline for Clean Energy RD&D grants

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 26, 2021 Phase One applications are due by 5 p.m. on May 28, 2021 This announcement is a reminder to all entities interested in applying to the Clean Energy RD&D funding opportunity. As announced previously, Commerce opened a new round of Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) grants on April 30, […]. Public Policy commerce funding grants r&D rd&d

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How to Declutter Your Life and Lower Stress Levels

The Environmental Blog

The decluttering trend is here to stay. In an age of overconsumption and rising climate change concerns, a growing number of people are paring down on clutter as part of a larger move to low-waste living and a more sustainable lifestyle.

Magical Thinking In America – Not Just About Nuclear

Jim Conca

Many of us are shocked at the number of people in America that believe in things that just aren’t real. That a third of Americans believe that extraterrestrials have visited or are visiting the Earth or that only a third absolutely do not believe in ghosts or in telepathy, is worrisome.

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.

7 days in May: The climate finance week when everything changed

GreenBiz

7 days in May: The climate finance week when everything changed. Joel Makower. Tue, 05/25/2021 - 02:11. Last week may be seen as the pivotal moment when climate change finally got serious.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- May 24

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, May 24, 2021 Clean Energy Transformation Act Bulletin Don’t forget to visit the CETA rulemaking webpage. Announcements Comment period for storage accounting extended to June 2 Deadline: June 2, 2021 Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) are resuming their work to adopt rules implementing CETA. The agencies are inviting […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin commerce rulemaking weekly bulletin

Compliance scheme’s EPR report shows the scale of change for packaging waste producers

Envirotec Magazine

With only a week left for industry to respond to the consultation on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging Waste , the UK’s largest compliance scheme, Valpak, has released detailed modelling for a range of the proposed options. The report is the first of its kind.

Big Tech Companies Look To Clean Energy To Slake Their Enormous Thirst

Jim Conca

According to Lux Research, for IT’s largest companies to become carbon neutral by 2030 will require a minimum of 40 GW more of renewable energy generation capacity, or 20 GW of nuclear, or 30 GW of mixed.

The textile companies creating material change

GreenBiz

The textile companies creating material change. Liesl Truscott. Wed, 05/26/2021 - 09:01. How to make the best of a challenging year?

When solar installers have the moral obligation to be greener in a green industry

Solar Power World

Photovoltaic solar is a green business, but the equipment and facilities needed for each step of the installation process aren’t carbon-neutral by default.

World Economic Forum: “Investing less than 1% of world GDP into nature-based solutions can tackle climate change and biodiversity crisis”

Envirotec Magazine

A forest restoration project conducted under the auspices of a regional partnership called the Chesapeake Bay Program.

A Wartime Plan for Electrifying America

GreenTechMedia

What if someone told you that we have everything we need to decarbonize most of the economy? We would just need to start electrifying every new car, furnace, water heater, drier, and cookstove, and industrial process starting right now. And yeah, and put solar on every roof that can handle it.

The arc of the moral universe is bending toward environmental justice

GreenBiz

The arc of the moral universe is bending toward environmental justice. Terry F. Yosie. Mon, 05/24/2021 - 01:30. In his historic March 1968 speech at Washington’s National Cathedral, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. observed that the arc of the moral universe is long but bends towards justice.

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Will landmark ruling against Shell aid typhoon survivors' case against fossil fuel firms in the Philippines?

Eco-Business

After a Dutch court ordered energy giant Shell to cut its carbon emissions, Filipino activists are hopeful that the country’s Commission on Human Rights will resolve a case filed six years ago by typhoon survivors against big oil companies

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Envirotec Magazine

Hazer Group produces fuel-cell grade hydrogen from methane, with high-quality graphite as a by-product rather than CO2.

IES recieved Certificate of Correction from the USPTO

altenergymag

IES is a new type Renewable Energy Source that has the energy giants ,such as Siemens Electric, reaching for their wallets. This tiny little company from East Texas beat all the big money energy to the punch and is now preparing what is said to be the largest transfer of wealth in human history.

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The war to electrify: America can do it

GreenBiz

The war to electrify: America can do it. Elsa Wenzel. Thu, 05/27/2021 - 02:02. Here's an "incredible good news story for America" that's getting attention all the way up to the White House. Remember how the nation mobilized seemingly overnight for the Allied Powers 80 years ago?

Will landmark ruling against Shell aid typhoon survivors' case against fossil fuels firm in the Philippines?

Eco-Business

After a Dutch court ordered energy giant Shell to cut its carbon emissions, Filipino activists are hopeful that the country’s Commission on Human Rights will resolve a case filed six years ago by typhoon survivors against big oil companies

FMCG and retail firms join forces in a bid to stabilise the value of plastic recyclate in the UK

Envirotec Magazine

Mars UK, Mondel?z z International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever announce plans to finance and launch £1m Flexible Plastic Fund. Manufacturers, retailers and recyclers urged to join the collaboration. Fund designed to drive progress towards household collection of flexible plastic for recycling.

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Transforming Customer Segmentation with the Power of AI

Bidgely

Learn more about how you can integrate Bidgely’s AI-powered customer profiling and segmentation capability into your operations to generate greater ROI from your AMI investment by downloading our Data Science Lab’s AI-Powered Customer Segmentation for Utilities white paper.

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Is your carbon accounting system prepared to count remote work?

GreenBiz

Is your carbon accounting system prepared to count remote work? Heather Clancy. Thu, 05/27/2021 - 02:00.

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How is the World Economic Forum shaping a sustainable China?

Eco-Business

When it comes to sustainable development, there has never been a more interesting time to be in China. How is the World Economic Forum helping the former poster child of smog-filled cities become a formidable player of cities of the future

Recycling equipment manufacturer explores the future of the global aluminium industry in latest webinar

Envirotec Magazine

On 20 May 2021, metal sorting technology expert TOMRA Recycling held its first metals sorting webinar, which was entitled ‘Aluminium sorting industry outlook – key sorting technologies, innovations and opportunities in a circular economy.’

The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and Green Business Bureau Join Forces

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Bureau (GBB) has partnered with the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) to bring the GBB sustainability program, framework and certification to the South Carolina small business community.

Accounting for all the pluses and minuses in food systems

GreenBiz

Accounting for all the pluses and minuses in food systems. Lauren Baker. Thu, 05/27/2021 - 01:00. The economic foundations of today’s food and agricultural systems continue to be dominated by a singular focus on productivity and increased yields.

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Plant-based, Fermented, and Cultured Proteins: Incredible Food Coming in Hot!

CleanTech Group

The addressable target market for alternative proteins has grown in step with hype and investment over the last several years. Five years ago, Agriculture & Food Alternative Protein Cleantech Insights

Sponsored content: SEEPEX big pumps with maintain-in-place technology

Envirotec Magazine

SEEPEX Rotor Joint Access technology provides quick and easy access to the rotor-side joint. “Smart Maintenance.

Goodwings and Green Business Bureau Partner Together to Help You Travel Net Zero

Green Business Bureau

Green Business Bureau (GBB) has partnered up with Goodwings to offer our members a special deal on their Net Zero Travel business plans.

Episode 270: Electrifying everything, more '30 Under 30' voices

GreenBiz

Episode 270: Electrifying everything, more '30 Under 30' voices. Joel Makower. Fri, 05/28/2021 - 02:00. VERGE Electrify in Review. Sarah Golden, GreenBiz senior energy analyst, joins as guest host.

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