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Watch these four clean energy trends in U.S. cities

GreenBiz

Cities can ally with one another to overcome shared barriers. Cities Renewable Energy

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How Water is Going Digital

U.S. Green Technology

How the water industry is going digital to boost efficiency A majority of both our planet and our bodies are made up of water, so the relevance of the water industry should come as no surprise.

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How to Banish Single-Use Plastic From Your Life

The Environmental Blog

Every plastic cup, bottle, bag, or packaging that you’ve ever thrown away is in a landfill or in the ocean right now, with the exception of a few that might have made it through the recycling process. Royalty Free Photo.

Tesla’s Advantage With Its Battery Technology — Low Cost

CleanTechnica

It appears Tesla has an advantage over its rivals, such as GM and Porsche, when it comes to the new battery technology that it is developing. Tesla has long been a leader on EV batteries, for years seeming to have a significantly lower cost (cost per kWh of capacity) for batteries than others.

How to properly and safely dispose of these 10 items in your home

Inhabitat - Innovation

Before tossing items in the trash, check out these disposal options for items like batteries and paint that are safer for the planet

CleanTech Alliance at GLOBE 2020 Member Profile: Chris Hanson, Sage Conservation

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Lindsay McCormick, Feb 13, 2020 “I have nothing but good things to say about my time at GLOBE,” said Chris Hanson, the Chief Operating Officer of Sage Conservation and a member of the CleanTech Alliance.

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The Nikola Motor Badger Will Have 600 Mile Range & Arrive As A Battery Electric & Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

CleanTechnica

Today, Nikola Motors unveiled a new electric truck, the Badger. The vehicle is still in the early stages of development, but the company is working on a battery electric version and a hydrogen fuel cell electric configuration that can also recharge its onboard battery from the grid.

12 tips for a vibrant spring garden

Inhabitat - Innovation

When the frost begins to thaw and the first signs of spring appear, it’s time to start thinking about your garden.

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Why Sustainability Is Becoming Increasingly Important at a Governmental Level

U.S. Green Technology

On an individual level, sustainability may mean taking reusable bags to the grocery store, whipping out a metal straw at a restaurant or committing to composting.

The Most Beautiful Places to Run in the World

The Environmental Blog

If you are tired of the same old landscape you watch every day on your run, plus you are feeling adventurous, then running at some of the world’s most beautiful places will make your races more exciting and wonderous.

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Airbus MAVERIC Design Study Project Is 20% More Efficient Than Today’s Airplanes

CleanTechnica

Airbus this week unveiled its MAVERIC blended wing airplane prototype which it says would be more spacious for passengers and up to 20% more efficient.

Antarctica reaches record high temperature

Inhabitat - Innovation

The frozen continent recently logged its warmest temperature to date, a whopping 65 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s quite a leap from its previous record of about 63 degrees Fahrenheit, set five years ago in 2015

The breakout biofuel for heavy-duty fleets

GreenBiz

The strategy behind using "renewable diesel" is to reduce transportation emissions now, instead of later. Biofuels Driving Change Policy & Politics Transportation & Mobility Trucking

Understanding Particle Pollution and What You Can Do to Stop It

The Environmental Blog

Pollution can have significant effects on air quality. If you’ve ever had trouble seeing through the haze or found it hard to breathe while jogging by traffic, you’ve experienced the impact of low-quality air. It can make simple tasks harder and have adverse effects on your health.

Tesla Ready To Roll Out Solarglass Roof In US — China & Europe To Follow

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk tweeted this week that the Solarglass roof manufactured at the Buffalo, New York factory will be available soon in more parts of the US and plans are underway to introduce it in China and Europe soon.

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Barcelona's new solar-powered sports center features a green facade

Inhabitat - Innovation

Barcelona, a city well-known for its avant-garde architecture, both modern and historic, is going green. Local firm Architecture Anna Noguera has just completed work on the Turó de la Peira's Sports Center, a solar-powered complex covered in a lush green facade

Heat traps: Mapping the legacy of exclusion in cities

GreenBiz

A new study shows historically redlined neighborhoods are way hotter than other neighborhoods. Cities Policy & Politics

Asbestos 101: How Exposure Can Lead To Cancer

The Environmental Blog

Carcinogens are substances that promote cancer formation. You can find these compounds in different things like paper, flooring, and pipe sealants. Asbestos is one of the many carcinogens that might exist in your residential or business establishment.

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Arctic Permafrost Thawing Will Double Previous Carbon Emissions Estimates

CleanTechnica

A new study shows that the abrupt thawing of the Arctic permafrost will double previous estimates of potential carbon emissions — carbon that was once frozen in the permafrost ice. In fact, it is already changing the landscape and ecology of the circumpolar north.

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Climate-adaptive park in Copenhagen wins Arne of the Year Award

Inhabitat - Innovation

One of Copenhagen’s newest green parks, the Sankt Kjelds Square and Bryggervangen, has just received Copenhagen’s most prestigious architecture prize—the Arne of the Year Award.

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Still in the dark about targets? Observers respond to the UK government’s Environment Bill

Envirotec Magazine

Following the announcement of the government’s Environment Bill on 30 January , many observers in the environmental arena reflected on the ambition and likely efficacy of the legislation, while highlighting areas of concern and suggested improvement. Envirotec reports.

Ecolab CEO: 7 ways businesses can drive positive change at scale

GreenBiz

Doug Baker shares his philosophy for leading with purpose at GreenBiz 20. Corporate Strategy GreenBiz 20 Water Efficiency & Conservation ESG

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Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Could Be Cheaper & More Energy Dense

CleanTechnica

Research at Monash University in Australia led to the development of a very high-performance and energy efficient lithium-sulfur battery.

Airplane fuselage is converted into a minimalist tiny home with off-grid capabilities

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Tiny House Guys has breathed new life into a decommissioned Dash 8 airplane fuselage by converting it into the Aero Tiny — a 130-square-foot tiny home fully equipped to go off the grid

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Podcast: 99% Invisible – Missing the Bus

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Emmett FitzGerald, 99% Invisible, Radiotopia, Feb 4, 2020 If you heard that there was a piece of technology that could do away with traffic jams, make cities more equitable, and help us solve climate change, you might think about driverless cars, or hyperloops or any of the other new transportation technologies that get lots […]. Commentary

Why BASF, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Colgate-Palmolive view the SDGs as an innovation catalyst

GreenBiz

It’s time to stop mapping and start acting. Corporate Strategy GreenBiz 20 Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs

Taiwan Military Chooses Tesla Model 3 For Its EV Fleet

CleanTechnica

Tesla's Model 3 has been chosen for the Taiwan military's EV fleet, Tesmanian reports. The Republic of China Military Police (ROCMP), as it is officially known, had a budget of 3.18 million Taiwanese dollars, or $103,000 in US dollars.

Sumo wrestles sustainability into an all-natural, biodegradable diaper

Inhabitat - Innovation

This natural, biodegradable diaper that is as gentle on the planet as it is on a baby's skin

Senior Biz Development Manager (Wind) Wanted!

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Clobotics, Feb 13, 2020 Clobotics is a new, cutting edge high tech and passionate startup company has footprint in Asia and North & South America today where passionate innovators come to collaborate, envisioning what can be and taking their careers places to the most exciting and challenging AI scenarios in variety industry. Clobotics vision […]. Opportunities

Conserving and restoring forests won’t be cheap and easy after all

GreenBiz

The corporate world has fallen for trees. But to be effective, the cost of offsetting CO2 emissions with the sequestration power of forests will have to go up. Are companies willing to pay? Carbon Pricing Carbon Removal Carbon Removal offsets

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New Hampshire Could Kick Off Renewable Hydrogen Revolution (Plus Bonus Reality Check)

CleanTechnica

A neck-and-neck race for renewable hydrogen is taking shape in the US Northeast, with New Hampshire on track for startup this summer. Clean Power Hydrogen New Hampshire Q Hydrogen QuasarWave renewable hydrogen

LEED Gold-targeted Ottawa library will honor local history

Inhabitat - Innovation

Community input has shaped the design of this energy-efficient public library

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Department of Energy Awards $187 Million to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness

CleanTech Alliance

Source: DOE, Feb 10, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $187 million in funding, including $48 million of cost share, for 55 projects in 25 states to support innovative advanced manufacturing research and development. These projects address high-impact manufacturing technology, materials, and process challenges that advance the Trump Administration’s goal to […]. Opportunities

BP announces net zero by 2050 ambition

GreenBiz

New CEO at the global oil giant plans to step up its investment in non-oil and gas activities. Campaigners argue much more detail is required on how the company will pivot towards net zero emissions. Investing Net Zero oil Oil & Gas