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How to Open Your Small Business to Eco-Friendly Ideas

U.S. Green Technology

The concept of green business opens up a vast source of ideas and inspiration which can be combined to unbelievable benefits. Apart from providing financial means, it’s a strong foothold against environmental pollution, carbon emissions and other plagues of the modern society.

When AI and ESG collide

GreenBiz

The corporate world’s embrace of AI will strain ESG strategies far more deeply than most of us think

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Switching to electric alternatives: Recent global call and how we can do more

The Environmental Blog

Boris Johnson’s trendsetting remarks in the UN on strengthening environmental protection. In front of the global audience, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called for many dramatic environmental changes in the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly.

How To Defend Against The Electromagnetic Pulse Threat By Literally Painting Over It

Jim Conca

The possible threat of an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) to our grid occasionally crops up in the news. The usual fix is to put metal cages, known as Faraday Cages, around critical components. But we might just be able to paint over it.

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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.

Are Trees Actually Effective for Carbon Offsetting?

U.S. Green Technology

After the United Nations established the Paris Agreement in 2015, professionals began searching for sustainable climate change solutions. Greenhouse gas emissions are the driving cause of rising global temperatures. Researchers are attempting to limit atmospheric air pollution using trees.

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As climate emergency first responders, care workers are demanding federal support

GreenBiz

Home care workers rarely get the recognition or resources they deserve for their labor and efforts

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60 Years Of Nuclear In Space Is Just The Beginning

Jim Conca

This summer NASA marked the 60th anniversary of a nuclear-powered spaceflight. The Transit IV-A was an experimental navigational satellite with a radioisotope-powered generator, launched by Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory from Cape Canaveral on 29 June 1961. But that was just the beginning.

Tips to Choose The Right Solar Panels for A Rooftop

U.S. Green Technology

The world today is looking for new, cheap and green energy options. Once you have decided to “go solar” the next big question is to choose the right solar panels for your property. This is a very important step because obviously you are spending a lot of money on this project and do not want.

Soil health practices are paying off

GreenBiz

A new report shows that regenerative agriculture practices are good for incomes, soil health and the environment

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The ecoDemonstrator Advances Aviation Innovation and Discovery

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Mel Clark, the Morning Consult, August 4, 2021 The future of commercial air travel was on display in Washington, D.C., as part of a limited tour in the United States and abroad. The Boeing ecoDemonstrator program pushes the boundaries of innovation in aerospace by taking new technologies out of a lab setting and putting them to […]. Alliance News Commentary Member News boeing ecoDemonstrator op ed

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.

Teaching Our Young About Environmental Stewardship And Climate Change

Jim Conca

Humans pass on critical information through what are called memes, the sentient version of the biological gene. The meme of environmental stewardship and the concept of climate change can be taught to our children through well-written books for all ages.

Everything You Should Know About Sustainable Gaming in 2021

U.S. Green Technology

When we start analyzing sustainability and environmental issues, gaming is not exactly one of the first topics that pop into anyone’s mind. But, let us not disregard this form of entertainment so easily just yet. With its estimated market worth of $151.55 billion and projected growth to $256.97

Walmart digs into regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

The giant global retailer has a long supply chain that it needs to decarbonize

New round of State Project Improvement grants now open

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 28, 2021 Up to $4.5 million available for energy retrofits in public buildings Commerce is now accepting applications for over $4.5 million in grants through the Energy Retrofits for Public Buildings – State Project Improvement (SPI) Grants program. Deadline: Phase 1 applications are due at 4 p.m. 20, […]. Public Policy commerce funding workshop notice

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Environmental Sustainability in the Beauty Industry: Key Areas For Beauty Brands to Tackle

Green Business Bureau

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY. Beauty is an industry that gets a bad rap when it comes to sustainability. That’s because the beauty industry generates up to 120 billion units of plastics packaging per year contributing to the loss of 18 million acres of forest annually.

Ocean Freight Container Tracking – Exploring The Benefits of GPS Systems

U.S. Green Technology

There are quite a few ways of tracking ocean freight containers, but using GPS is unarguably the best since it offers status updates in real-time regardless of where the container is.

8 Climate Week developments that can help 'get it done'

GreenBiz

Of the dozens of declarations and commitments that landed in our inbox last week, some stood out

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Weeklt Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 27

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, September 27, 2021 Today’s workshop on “double counting” extended to allow more discussion: 1 – 4:30 p.m. Today’s joint rulemaking workshop presented by Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) has been extended by a half hour to provide additional time for panel discussions about double counting. The […]. Public Policy ceta commerce rulemaking weekly bulletin workshop notice

$1 trillion opportunity for mass-scale forest restoration, says report

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: Bureau of Land Management , CC BY 2.0 license ). Global forest restoration could generate approximately US$1 trillion in new revenues for landowners over the coming decades, according to a new report by analysts Frontier Economics and reforestation firm Terraformation.

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New Technology Reduces Waste in Wind Industry, Improves Sustainability

U.S. Green Technology

Wind turbine giant Vestas has added a new technological breakthrough to its manufacturing facilities that could revolutionize wind, automotive, and aeronautics manufacturing in the decades to come. Wind Energy A Clean Power Source Wind energy is one of the cleanest power sources available.

Investing in nature gives industry a competitive advantage

GreenBiz

Industry leaders need to change the measures of growth, bring the true value of nature into market pricing and ensure demands on nature do not exceed the ability to supply

Ford unveils big plans for an EV factory and 3 battery plants in Tennessee and Kentucky

Charged

Here at Charged , we don’t usually repeat superlative claims—“the first, the biggest, the fastest”—we leave those to the Guinness Book of Records. In this case, however, we’ll make an exception.

‘World’s fastest,’ 3-minute EV charger has arrived

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Swiss sustainable technology firm ABB unveiled what it calls the world's fast EV charger, delivering 100km of range in less than three minutes to up to four vehicles at once.

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Benjamin Gordon Palm Beach Talks about the Pre-Covid Era, the Present and the Post-Covid Era

U.S. Green Technology

Since the time COVID-19 first struck roots, the healthcare industry has undergone several upheavals. But the negative impact is pronounced as compared to the positive one.

Can employees lead the charge on climate action?

GreenBiz

A new guidebook aims to help employees become climate activists. Can it work

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You thought the U.S. fire season was bad. Russia’s is much worse.

Grist

In mid August, the leader of the Republic of Sakha, in Russia, told residents not to go outside, and to avoid breathing unfiltered air if at all possible. Wildfire smoke filled the streets of Yakutsk, reducing visibility to less than a block. Smoke spread to the North Pole for the first time ever.

At mid-year, U.S. renewable energy production hits all-time high

Renewable Energy World

Domestic production of renewable energy (i.e., biofuels, biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) reached an all-time high in the first six months of this year, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of new data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). .

Shining example: Mines Press, a New York print firm, deploys Community Solar plus Storage

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Ballston Lake, New York - A Westchester printing and gift manufacturing company is working towards a more sustainable future after agreeing to a long-term solar plus battery storage agreement with Centrica Business Solutions

A sea change for seafloor mapping

GreenBiz

One of the biggest challenges in drawing ocean maps at any depth has been the relative lack of standardization in how data is shared

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Constellium to supply aluminum structural components for Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup

Charged

Constellium (NYSE: CSTM), a supplier of rolled and extruded aluminum solutions for the global automotive market, will supply aluminum structural components for the electric Ford F-150 Lightning , which is expected to go on sale in the spring of 2022.

Midwest states form coalition to accelerate EV adoption

Renewable Energy World

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How to Create a Sustainability Program: A 10 Step Guide To Creating a Purpose-Driven Business

Green Business Bureau

Sustainability Program Challenges. Despite the continued CEO efforts and rising customer, employee, investor and political interest, many businesses are struggling to integrate sustainability into the core of their operations.

The time to act for the built environment is now

GreenBiz

World Green Building Council beefs up 2030 net zero challenge to industry to take account of embodied CO2 and lifecycle impacts of construction materials

Madrid transit agency orders 30 more electric buses from Irizar e-mobility

Charged

The Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT Madrid) has ordered 30 electric buses from Spanish OEM Irizar e-mobility. This is the agency’s fourth order from Irizar, and will bring the number of zero-emission Irizar buses in its fleet to 85.

Solar+storage to add most new battery storage capacity in the U.S. over next three years

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. More than half of the battery storage capacity added in the U.S. in the next three years will be paired with a solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, bucking the historical trend of majority standalone sites. Data from the Energy Information Administration estimates that 9.4