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Reasons Why Solar Is The Future Of Energy

Green Living Guy

Solar energy clearly is the future today. During the past few years, we have seen a drastic shift in the power sector. All from coal and gas to solar energy. The main driving reasons for this shift were the threatening global warming and the back-breaking energy costs.

Tech Startup Sustainability Guide: Running An Eco-Friendly Business

Green Business Bureau

Tech startup sustainability. Tech startup sustainability means to be purpose-driven and sustainable. For the major tech giants Salesforce , Lenovo , and Microsoft , sustainability lies at the core of these organizations.

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Can closed loop battery recycling and geothermal lithium help solve the supply crunch?

GreenBiz

Five- to tenfold growth is expected in the global lithium battery market over the next decade as people shift to electric vehicles, but already lithium supplies are tight

4 Wardrobe Items Every Environmentalist Should Own

The Environmental Blog

For many of us, doing our part to combat the climate crisis has become a part of our everyday lives. From making sure we use totes instead of plastic bags, pass on straws, carry our reusable bottles for drinking, and more, the little efforts compound each other to make a difference.

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.

Publicly accessible, hyper-local air quality sensor network launches in Camden

Envirotec Magazine

Law Firm Sustainability: 6 Steps for Creating an Eco-Friendly Practice

Green Business Bureau

Sustainable Law Firms. Law firm sustainability is a strategic business shift that aims to prevent socially and environmentally damaging operations in the legal industry.

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The disease after tomorrow

Grist

Many of us have spent the last two-and-a-half years worried about the health risks posed by other people. In the United States alone, more than 1 million have died from COVID-19, a painful consequence of how ill-prepared the nation was (and, in many ways, still is) for an infectious disease outbreak.

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Report unpacks challenges and opportunities for reusable food and drink packaging systems

Envirotec Magazine

Environmental charity Hubbub is today (Tuesday 28 June) launching ‘Reuse Systems Unpacked’, a report uncovering the challenges and opportunities for reusable food and drink packaging systems.

Agriscaping: Creating Sustainable and Edible Landscapes in Urban Food Deserts

Green Business Bureau

Agriscaping for Sustainable Development. The novel challenges of sustainable development require innovative solutions that redesign and redefine our cities.

Water security is now a key US foreign policy priority

GreenBiz

Almost half the global population will experience "severe water stress" by 2030. A new White House strategy aims to tackle the problem

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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.

Environment-Friendly Ways of Getting Rid of Your Old Car

Green Living Guy

It’s no secret that cars are one of the world’s biggest contributors to climate change. That’s why we have to get rid of so many! The average passenger vehicle emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide every year, and there are over a billion cars on the road worldwide.

Comment: Clearer direction needed to hit net zero in construction

Envirotec Magazine

Simon Richards is Sustainability Director with Sir Robert McAlpine. Simon Richards writes about how the construction industry is taking the lead ahead of the Government when it comes to setting targets to achieve net zero in the industry.

How To Use a Sustainability Scorecard To Manage Your Company

Green Business Bureau

WHAT IS A SUSTAINABILITY SCORECARD? The key to becoming a sustainable business is to have a sustainability scorecard that tracks progress and measures results. As the old adage says, what gets measured gets done.

Methane, water, birds, pollution — how can rice farmers tackle trade-offs?

GreenBiz

Kellogg is working with rice farmers to introduce a new sustainable flooding method that would substantially decrease emissions but also protect bird habitat

5 Home Solar System Design Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Green Living Guy

Did you know that 3% of the United States’ electricity now comes from solar power? Whether it’s the high cost of nonrenewable fuel or the affordable price of solar panels, more people than ever are switching to solar. Unfortunately, many of these people are rushing home solar system design.

Groundbreaking begins on new Climeworks CO2 direct air capture facility

Envirotec Magazine

Swiss firm Climeworks says work has begun on the construction of its newest and largest carbon dioxide direct air capture and storage plant – Mammoth.

Rare earth mining in Malaysia's Perak forest raises environmental and health concerns

Eco-Business

Local NGOs and scientists puzzle over how a lanthanide mine was approved in one of Malaysia's most environmentally sensitive forests

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Can Climate Tech Fulfill its Promise?

GreenBiz

Date/Time: August 8, 2022 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Climate change is simultaneously an existential threat and an unprecedented opportunity to create a more ecologically regenerative, socially just world.

Kia EV6 2002 secures WardsAuto’s 10 Best Interiors & UX award

Green Living Guy

Exclusive Green Living Guy Photos The 2022 Kia EV6 was named winner of a WardsAuto’s 10 Best Interiors & UX award. So the EV6 is Kia’s dedicated battery-electric vehicle. It is the first step in a projected cadence of efficient and progressive vehicles.

Repairing nature will require genomics, argues paper

Envirotec Magazine

DNA Analyzers at the Joint Genome Institute (image credit: Berkeley Lab , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license).

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Pacific nations form alliance to oppose deep-sea mining

Eco-Business

Fiji, Palau, and Samoa are the first countries to oppose deep-sea mining in international waters. Commercial-scale extraction of the seabed could go ahead as soon as next July, once regulations are finalised. This alarms environmentalists

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Where the 'radical change' in sustainable investing is going next

GreenBiz

How to become a leader in the high-finance paradigm shift? Follow pioneer Wendy Cromwell

Emerging Technologies to Relieve Drought

Green Tech Gazette

Drought is without a doubt one of the biggest problems facing the United States. Otherwise financially powerful states like California have been hit by drought for years, and the solution to this problem, many say will come from technology.

Hydrogen-ready boiler installation is an NHS first

Envirotec Magazine

The work included the complete removal of the existing steam generation and distribution equipment, and converting the site to Low Temperature Hot Water.

Dengue in Southeast Asia: How our warming planet will change the future of 'breakbone fever'

Eco-Business

As dengue bites in countries such as Singapore, Cambodia and Vietnam, experts say climate change could make matters worse

What is cryptocurrency’s dirty environmental secret?

GreenBiz

Cryptocurrency is the latest major economic global fad, but its impact on the environment is not as clear as it appears

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BrightDrop delivers first 150 Electric Vehicle electric delivery vehicles to FedEx

Charged

FedEx has received its first 150 electric delivery vehicles from BrightDrop, GM’s new commercial EV brand. The first 150 BrightDrop Zevo 600s were delivered throughout Southern California to FedEx Express. Powered by the Ultium battery platform, the Zevo 600 is designed for last-mile deliveries.

A global observatory is needed to understand how global change is transforming forests

Envirotec Magazine

Leading forest researchers from around the world call for a global forest observatory to provide much-needed data on the current and future ability of our trees to absorb and store carbon, produce multiple goods and benefit for people, and support biodiversity.

Asian bankers with ESG job titles under pressure to sell products they 'don't fully understand'

Eco-Business

The raiding of a European multinational bank over greenwashing allegations could be a 'sign of things to come' for Asian bankers, who could be tripped up by a lack of ESG knowhow, experts say

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San Jose, California, rethinks parking to help people and the climate

GreenBiz

As part of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, San Jose is acting to reform parking rules along with cities such as San Diego, Honolulu and Saint Paul

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Will Reforms to Carbon Markets Better Protect the Climate?

DeSmogBlog

To advocates, scaling up the markets where companies go to offset their greenhouse gas emissions will unlock billions of dollars to plant forests, restore ecosystems, and spur a global roll-out of machines to scrub carbon dioxide (CO2) from the sky.

Novel sewage treatment removes up to 70% of nitrogen that would otherwise be discarded

Envirotec Magazine

Microscope image of the polyurethane foam, taken right after the formation of bacterial biofilm; the upper, darker half of this snapshot is oxygen-rich, clearly distinguished from the brighter bottom, which lacks oxygen (image credit: Bruno Garcia Silva).

Melting glaciers could burst hydropower dams in Asian highlands

Eco-Business

As global warming worsens, scientists fear dams built today in the mountains straddling countries like China, India and Nepal will not withstand floods bursting out of thinning ice. Past incidents have already killed thousands

Will water pricing be the next carbon pricing?

GreenBiz

Water prices are artificially low and businesses are adding in shadow prices to get ready for a drought future

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Climate Denial Funder Set to Become Tory Peer

DeSmogBlog

A Tory donor who has helped fund the UK’s leading climate science denial group is to be made a member of the House of Lords, prompting Green MP Caroline Lucas to call for an “urgent” investigation.