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A wave of electric workhorses is coming

GreenBiz

A wave of electric workhorses is coming. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 04/21/2021 - 01:45. When most folks think of the electrification of transportation, they naturally think about electric cars. And all those new models coming out — from Ford's Mach-e to Volkswagen's ID.4 — are super exciting.

A Big Step Towards Decarbonization - The Carbon XPRIZE

Jim Conca

NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, inspiring development of new CO? conversion technologies, chose two winners for their $20-million-dollar grand prize. CarbonCure of Alberta and CarbonBuilt of Los Angeles demonstrated technologies to decarbonize the concrete industry, a huge source of CO2 emissions.

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Where Will Big Money Be Made in Climate Tech?

GreenTechMedia

As investment pours into climate tech, it’s true that a rising tide lifts all boats. But in markets -- especially fast-changing markets, like batteries, hydrogen, carbon capture, just to name a few -- those boats don't all get the same lift.

Water Infrastructure: Snake River Dam Removal Panel

CleanTech Alliance

Join us may 6 for an informative discussion on the future of the Snake River. Alliance News

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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.

When you think climate change, you need to think about water

GreenBiz

When you think climate change, you need to think about water. Melody Waintal. Fri, 04/23/2021 - 00:05.

5 Ways to Improve Efficiency in Food Manufacturing and Distribution

U.S. Green Technology

In the United States alone, there are over 600,000 businesses in the food and beverage industry.

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Bats Benefit the Environment

The Environmental Blog

The British government began passing laws to protect bats back in 1980s, starting with the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981. British bat species are also protected by European legislation like the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. These laws protect bats and their roosts.

It’s time to collaborate on climate and economic justice solutions

GreenBiz

It’s time to collaborate on climate and economic justice solutions. Davida Herzl. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 01:15. Air pollution has grave consequences — the World Health Organization estimates it kills 7 million people a year.

4 Types of Green Technology Changing the Death Industry

U.S. Green Technology

Going green has permeated almost every industry. That’s the way it should be, considering the state of the earth. One of the many industries affected is the death industry.

Mark Stockton

CleanTech Alliance

Mark Stockton is the VP of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability at Integra Resources.

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.

2 Pro Tips to Store Books Properly

The Environmental Blog

Books are undoubtedly the most sentimental thing we have in our houses. It is a representation of learning, symbols, thought-provoking narratives, and character.

Electrification gets down to the wire

GreenBiz

Electrification gets down to the wire. Joel Makower. Tue, 04/20/2021 - 02:11. Reprinted from GreenBuzz, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here. It’s a shockingly heady time for electricity.

How To Reduce Energy Consumption When Welding

U.S. Green Technology

Welding is an integral part of many manufacturing industries worldwide. In the United States, welding operations consume power that’s worth more than $15 million annually. How, then, can welders produce quality projects while adhering to the power-saving demands?

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Tools for Accelerated Decarbonization Panel

CleanTech Alliance

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Read About Soda Effects & Reasons to Stop Drinking It

The Environmental Blog

Soda is something that refreshes our minds and sends a chill down our spine. Since an early age, we have been unintentionally addicted to soft drinks without knowing about their potential hazards.

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Apple creates $200 million fund for nature-based climate solutions

GreenBiz

Apple creates $200 million fund for nature-based climate solutions. Jesse Klein. Thu, 04/22/2021 - 00:12. Nature-based solutions to climate change are having a moment, and Apple is riding the trend with a $200 million fund dedicated to related investments. .

How to Improve Safety Regulation in Renewable Energy Installation

U.S. Green Technology

Renewable energy is booming all across the United States. More people are seeing the advantages of switching to renewables rather than relying on fossil fuels. This is great for the industry, as there are more available jobs for those working in renewables.

2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 14

CleanTech Alliance

Week Fourteen Week 14 is now complete and Monday April 19th marks the 99th day of the 2021 105-day legislative session. This week was filled with concurrence votes, bill signings, budget negotiations and a few committee hearings. To view bills that have been signed by the Governor click here.

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World’s most powerful tidal turbine launches in Dundee

Envirotec Magazine

What looks set to be the world’s most powerful operational tidal turbine was launched on Earth Day, Thursday 22 April, from the port of Dundee. The 2MW tidal turbine, the Orbital O2, has been under construction since 2019 and it was developed by Scottish firm Orbital Marine Power (Orbital).

GreenFin 21 and the 5 cornerstones of sustainable finance

GreenBiz

GreenFin 21 and the 5 cornerstones of sustainable finance. Heather Clancy. Thu, 04/22/2021 - 02:11.

How Are Hydrogen-Powered FCEVs Steering The Automotive Industry Towards Sustainability?

U.S. Green Technology

Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) are hydrogen-powered. They are more efficient than conventional engine vehicles and produce minimal carbon emissions. Hydrogen production via electrolysis yields water vapor and air.

Sphere Solar Member Profile

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance is conducting a series of member profiles to highlight our new and renewing members. Our second profile is on Sphere Solar. We interviewed Mia Dayven about what Sphere Solar is looking forward to about their CleanTech Alliance membership. Q: Tell us a little bit about your company and what you’re currently working […]. Alliance News Member News member profiles member recognition mia dayven new member sphere solar

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Coal miners union shows support for renewable energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

The United Mine Workers of America has come out in favor of renewable energy, provided that miners can shift to well-paid jobs in that sector

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Why corporate reporting isn’t a proxy for progress

GreenBiz

Why corporate reporting isn’t a proxy for progress. Ken Pucker. Mon, 04/19/2021 - 02:00.

The Rise of Sustainable Investing in Japan

U.S. Green Technology

With the global rise of environmental concern, Japanese market players are increasingly taking into consideration the impact their investments may have on the environment and society.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 19

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, April 19, 2021 Clean Energy Transformation Act Bulletin Don’t forget to visit the CETA rulemaking webpage. Announcements Energy burden and energy assistance data now available CETA requires the Washington State Department of Commerce and the state’s utilities to assess energy assistance available to low-income households across the state. Under RCW 19.405.120, […]. Industry News Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin commerce weekly bulleti

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Aztec-inspired eco home sits lightly on the land in Mexico

Inhabitat - Innovation

MCXA designed Casa Mague around existing trees

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Indoor farming funding heats up

GreenBiz

Indoor farming funding heats up. Jim Giles. Fri, 04/23/2021 - 01:45. The billions of dollars flowing into indoor ag, followed by news of a big announcement in regenerative farming, is yet more evidence of the furious pace of change we’re seeing in food production.

Social Media and SEO: How to Promote Your Website with Social Signals

U.S. Green Technology

The controversy surrounding the importance of social networks in website promotion continues to this day. This happens rather an by inertia – the influence of social signals on the site’s position has long been obvious.

New round of RD&D grants opening April 30, 2021

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, April 20, 2021 Up to $7.8 million in funding available for Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) grants to support innovative and equitable clean energy projects. Phase One applications for a new round of RD&D grants opens on April 30 Approximately $7.8 million in funding is available under this round of […]. Industry News Public Policy bulletin commerce funding rd&d

Blue X is a new, wave energy-harvesting prototype

Inhabitat - Innovation

Mocean Energy, a U.K.-based based wave power company, has unveiled Blue X, a machine prototype that will be used to harvest tidal energy

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Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals

GreenBiz

Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals. Date/Time: May 20, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT). Join GreenBiz and SilviaTerra co-founder and CEO Zack Parisa for a discussion about the correlation between climate change, biodiversity, and community.

What are some of the flowers that are dear to Indian deities?

U.S. Green Technology

Right from ancient times’ flowers have been popular for pleasing the minds of people. They are also considered to be the symbols of prosperity in many cultures.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- April 20

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, April 20, 2021 UTC Clean Energy Bulletin New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply […].

Oregon State mass timber buildings sequester over 2,000 tons of CO2

Inhabitat - Innovation

Last year, the College of Forestry at Oregon State University welcomed Peavy Hall and the Advanced Wood Products Laboratory (AWP)—two new mass timber buildings that serve as living laboratories for sustainable architecture. Designed by Canadian architecture firm Michael Green Architecture, the mass timber structures comprise a total of 2,130 cubic meters of wood that store 1,884 metric tons of carbon dioxide. A sustainable design approach was also applied to the buildings’ operations, which are