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Eco-friendly Ways to Build a Home Suitable for Your Climate

U.S. Green Technology

Traditionally, the construction industry has been one of the most wasteful industries worldwide. Making up for 50% of trash in landfills and 40% of power use worldwide, it is, simply put, a very unsustainable industry.

Want to fix the climate? Fix the economy

GreenBiz

As COP26 concludes, there’s a unique window to shape our future climate

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COP26 – Another Failure For The Planet

Jim Conca

The elephant in the room at COP26 was why nuclear power was excluded from the adult’s table. All nuclear applications to establish exhibits at the COP26 "Green Zone" were rejected…but there was plenty of space for the Soroptimists, the The Froglife Trust and The British Dragonfly Society.

4 Companies Focused on Climate Change

The Environmental Blog

Climate change is a global problem that we all need to be aware of and active in ensuring its stop. It is the cause of major natural disasters, and it’s happening very fast. We can’t hope that someone else will fix this; we have to take responsibility.

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.

Top Tips for Eco-Friendly Travel in 2022

U.S. Green Technology

Apart from developing sustainable habits at home, it’s also important to consider taking the same idea into travelling. According to the United Nations, international travel is expanding like never before, but unfortunately, this comes at an enormous social and environmental cost.

How steel is decarbonizing

GreenBiz

Two new international agreements are taking aim at one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize

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The Imminent Extinction of the Diesel Car

The Environmental Blog

The sales of diesel cars are falling – according to the SMMT, diesel car registrations are down by more than 60% since 2020 , with Aston University predicting they will account for just 15% of the UK market by 2025 , down from a 50% peak.

Sustainable Living: 6 Reasons Smart Home is a Greener Home

U.S. Green Technology

These days, technological advancements make it easy for us to manage our homes. From cooking to cleaning, there is a gadget or two that makes it easy to do our house chores. No wonder there is an increasing number of innovative home features being developed. What is a Smart Home?

Combating climate change: A study of embodied carbon

GreenBiz

A retrospective study of Portland’s iconic Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building sheds light on how the design and construction industry can do more to combat global warming

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation (CETA) Bulletin- November 10

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 10, 2021 Commerce and UTC release draft CETA double-counting and storage rules Commerce and the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) are jointly releasing draft rules to implement the prohibition on double-counting unbundled renewable energy credits (RECs) and to clarify accounting for energy storage under CETA. The draft rules and […]. Public Policy ceta ceta webinar rulemaking

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.

The transition to EVs cannot come at the expense of the ocean

Envirotec Magazine

Mining the seafloor to extract minerals like cobalt and nickel that are widely used for EV batteries could put deep ocean ecosystems at risk (image credit: Alexis Rosenfeld / Getty Images).

What is an HVAC Certification and How to Get One

U.S. Green Technology

Do you want to go into business for yourself as an HVAC technician? If so, the first step is to get your HVAC certification. However, the process can be challenging – at best. Because of this, you may need some information to help make the process easier.

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The business of COP is business

GreenBiz

COP26 is showcasing private-sector solutions at a time when policymakers are at loggerheads

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Growing a Vibrant Clean Materials Industry in the PNW (11/16)

CleanTech Alliance

In this fourth event in our Clean Materials Discussion Series, we’ll home in on action – concrete strategies to grow our clean materials industry into the Pacific Northwest’s next job-creating economic powerhouse.

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Update, Refresh, Rebrand—Does Your Company Need One?

Michael Grossman

Lessons From Facebook’s Meta Announcement. Meta means both transcendent and transcendently self-aware. In that sense, Facebook has come up with the perfect new name. Why they did it, and the timing of the announcement has stirred up a great deal of cynicism due to the company’s litany of problems.

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7 Telling Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner

U.S. Green Technology

It’s not always easy to let stuff go. Many of us like holding on to things for as long as possible and use them until we no longer can’t. But while it’s perfectly normal to want to get every bit of use out of your purchases, this isn’t always the most practical option—especially when air.

Science Based Targets initiative calls on private equity firms to set climate goals

GreenBiz

Six leading private equity firms sign up to the Science Based Targets initiative, as the group issues new guidance to help the sector decarbonize

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- November 9

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, November 9, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […]. Public Policy rulemaking utc utc clean energy bulletin weekly bulletin

Renewables could meet US energy needs by 2035, study finds

Renewable Energy World

The US could meet its current electricity needs using low-carbon sources by 2035 if the progress made in the past decade continues, according to a new study.

Lost Your Job? Here Are Some Money-Saving Tips To Help You Get By

U.S. Green Technology

Job Loss Struggles Are you in the midst of a job loss struggle? Do you find it increasingly difficult to maintain your current job, even though you know it will be better for your long-term health and happiness? Did you know that some people find it nearly impossible to get back.

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The stars are aligning for sustainable business

GreenBiz

ESG is dominating discourse, and the profession is centering around these 5 frameworks

Larsen: Bold Investment in Nation’s Infrastructure Creates Jobs, Builds Greener Transportation Network

CleanTech Alliance

Source: The Office of US Representative Rick Larsen, November 5, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) supported passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, bipartisan legislation that makes bold, long-term investments in the nation’s infrastructure to create well-paying jobs, keep the economy moving and fight climate change. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passed the […]. Public Policy infrastructure press release rick larsen

Sustainability Performance Management: How to Measure Sustainability When Your Workforce Is Remote

Green Business Bureau

Becoming a sustainable business can seem complicated if all or the majority of your workforce is remote. But this shouldn’t deter you from taking the leap.

Ease Your Packing By Selling Your Things

U.S. Green Technology

If you have found your dream house you are now ready for the next step – moving! You probably think that it is not a big deal. Yet, it’s much more than just putting your things into boxes and setting off. There are several steps in between. Moving Guide Even though it.

The ESG landscape is changing — it’s time to evolve

GreenBiz

Sponsored: With new insights that break the short-term view of the quarterly reporting cycle, sustainability will be as fundamental as technology in shaping a business’s success

Los Angeles DOT to install solar and storage microgrid to power 100 Proterra electric buses

Charged

The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) has won a $6-million grant from the California Energy Commission to install an EV fleet charging system that will be powered by a microgrid incorporating solar panels and storage.

Solar Power Events rebrands SPI, ESI, and Smart Energy Week as RE+

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This name change reflects years of on-going diversification of Solar Power International (SPI), as the event shifted to accommodate emerging trends and complementary markets, including energy storage, microgrids and Internet of Things (IoT), wind energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, and electric vehicles.

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ADHD Awareness Month

U.S. Green Technology

Many people still think that persons with ADHD use their condition as an excuse for laziness. This is not true. ADHD is not just another name for being lazy. It is in their DNA and is not something that you can change with willpower.

Changing the path forward for glass

GreenBiz

Glass is adaptable for use in next-generation cars and buildings, and it's a powerful example for a circular economy

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Environment-friendly Chiropractic Practice: Ways To Do This

Green Living Guy

Biologically speaking, a musculoskeletal system comprises bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, and joints. It’s responsible for supporting an individual’s body, allowing it to move and prevent any infection or ailments in the organs.

Austin’s CapMetro orders 30 electric buses, plus EVSE, from New Flyer

Charged

Austin’s Capital Metro Transportation Authority has ordered 26 of New Flyer’s Xcelsior CHARGE NG forty-foot electric transit buses, and four Xcelsior CHARGE NG sixty-foot buses.

5 Ways to Use Employee Engagement and Sustainability to Motivate a Return to the Office

Green Business Bureau

Employee Engagement and Sustainability. The COVID-19 pandemic has permanently changed our lives and what we deem as necessary. Within a matter of months, we have quickly realized just how much of our jobs can actually be carried out online and at home.

Electrification shouldn’t just happen in the big city

GreenBiz

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5 Ways to Prevent Neighborhood Sewage Pollution

Green Living Guy

Global eco-consciousness is prompting people to search for ways to shrink their carbon footprints and reduce surface-level impacts. Adopting sustainability enhancing techniques and technology is about more than improving one’s personal effects, though. It is about conserving the worldwide ecosystem.

European shipping company orders 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks

Charged

DFDS, a shipping and logistics firm based in Northern Europe, has placed an order with Volvo Trucks for 100 Volvo FM Electric trucks. The deal is the largest commercial order to date for Volvo electric trucks.