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Use These Cleantech Marketing Tactics To Identify Your Ideal Customer

Michael Grossman

Why Cleantech Marketing Can't Be Overlooked In Today's Market. We've already discussed the influx of investment dollars into the cleantech sector over the last couple of years.

How organizations are planning for a carbon credit supply crunch

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Demand for carbon credits is expected to outpace supply, leaving corporate carbon credit buyers at risk of not meeting their climate commitments

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New sand battery can store energy for months

Inhabitant

Sometimes it’s not sunny enough to depend on solar power, or windy enough to turn the windmill. So, Finnish researchers have devised a year-round, 24/7 energy source: a battery made from sand

5 Important Reasons to Recycle Your Lightbulbs

The Environmental Blog

Most people understand the importance of recycling. Reusing and repurposing materials decreases the need for new manufacturing, which, in turn, reduces emissions and waste. However, not everyone realizes that lightbulbs need proper recycling, too.

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.

UK’s biggest CCU plant opens

Envirotec Magazine

Presented as a key milestone in the UK’s race to meet its net zero targets, a new Carbon Capture and Usage (CCU) plant has been opened in Northwich, Cheshire by Tata Chemicals Europe. Liquid CO2 storage at the new CCU facility.

How AI can help the finance sector advance toward climate solutions

GreenBiz

In a keynote conversation at GreenFin 22 last week, Andrew Zolli discusses how artificial intelligence can help the financial sector accelerate progress on climate solutions

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A lethal tick-borne disease is spreading in the US, driven by climate change

Grist

In early May, a woman in her 90s was hospitalized in Connecticut with a strange assortment of symptoms: confusion, nausea, chest pain, chills, and fever. Two weeks later, on May 17, she died. The culprit was a blacklegged tick, a minuscule arachnid about the size of a sesame seed when fully grown.

Is biochar suitable as a construction material?

Envirotec Magazine

Biochar is a porous material made from the pyrolysis of wood and other plant material. Diksha Pandey writes. Biochar performs well on humidity control. It might help avoid interiors becoming too dry, reducing indoor air pollution, attractive in countries like India.

Clean tech drives record-breaking energy investment, IEA report finds

GreenBiz

A recent report predicts global energy investment will rise eight percent this year, driven by surging investment in clean energy infrastructure

Restaurant Sustainability: 8 Tips On How to Run an Eco Friendly Restaurant

Green Business Bureau

What Is Restaurant Sustainability? If you own a restaurant, it’s time to get serious about sustainability. Restaurant sustainability refers to the process of making a restaurant more eco-friendly and socially responsible.

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.

BREAKING: Fyto lands $15m to grow aquatic “superplants” for animal feed and beyond

AFN Sustainable Protein

Disclosure: AFN’s parent company, AgFunder, is an investor in Fyto. US-based agtech startup Fyto has raised $15 million in Series A funding for its specialized aquatic “superplants” that can be used for animal feed, food and soil health ingredients.

We Need Electric School Buses, And We Need More Students Walking and Biking to School

The City Fix

As our colleagues have covered previously, there are clear health and environmental benefits to adopting electric school buses instead of their diesel counterparts, which account for more than 90% of the U.S. school bus fleet and result in harmful exhaust. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

The race for quality carbon offsets

GreenBiz

Recognizing and avoiding the risks associated with an obfuscated carbon offset market

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How Green Is Your Solar Company? A 5-Step Sustainability Guide For Your Business

Green Business Bureau

The importance of solar company sustainability. Solar company sustainability is vital for an industry that aims to curb climate change. As a renewable energy provider, you wouldn’t expect your solar company to be environmentally damaging.

IEA’s Global EV Outlook 2022 is packed with market info

Charged

Each year, the International Energy Agency releases a report that assesses the state of the EV market.

Community-led science

Envirotec Magazine

Residents of Belmont County in eastern Ohio had long suffered from headaches, fatigue, nausea and burning sensations in their throats and noses.

How the financial system can — and must — account for climate risk

GreenBiz

During a keynote conversation at GreenFin 22 last week, Sarah Bloom Raskin discussed how the financial regulatory system can — and must — account for climate risk

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Sustainable Fashion Guide: 8 Tips to Kick-Start Your Sustainable Fashion Brand Company

Green Business Bureau

Build a resilient fashion brand company using sustainable fashion. Sustainable fashion has come to save the fashion industry. Today, the fashion industry is widely regarded as the second most polluting industry in the world, releasing 1.2 billion tons of carbon dioxide annually.

Brookhaven researchers describe benefits of electrolyte additive

Charged

A team led by researchers at DOE ’s Brookhaven National Laboratory has investigated the benefits of a lithium difluorophosphate additive for electrolytes in lithium batteries with nickel-rich layered cathodes.

Pathogens hitch a ride on plastic

Envirotec Magazine

Microplastics are a pathway for pathogens on land to reach the ocean, with likely consequences for human and wildlife health, according to a study from the University of California , Davis. Sea otters have been infected with T.

Recognizing 11 servant leaders in sustainability

GreenBiz

This year’s Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards honorees represent a more diverse range of industries than ever, from consumer products and aviation to climate tech and green buildings

Bakery Sustainability Guide: Ideas on How To Make Your Bakery Eco Friendly

Green Business Bureau

Bakery sustainability is the future of bakeries. Sustainable development in business cultivates both earth-safe and cost-effective solutions, which in this case, can achieve true bakery sustainability.

EV subscription service Onto adds 600 Peugeots to its fleet

Charged

UK electric car subscription service Onto plans to add 600 new Peugeot EVs to its fleet. 300 of these are e-208 Allure Premium models, and 300 are e-2008 GT models. Onto has been offering Peugeot EVs since 2018, and the brand is a popular choice among Onto subscribers.

Award in Lithuania for hydrogel granules approach to wastewater treatment

Envirotec Magazine

Judita Švaikauskait? at the KTU innovation fair Technorama’22 (image credit: KTU). A new method for clearing organic pollutants from wastewater uses hydrogel granules made from polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), which function as a biological carrier for microorganism cultures.

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How to scale the climate impact of heat pumps and solar at the federal level

GreenBiz

Biden declared photovoltaic panels and heat pumps essential to national defense — now he needs policies to stimulate demand

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Has KFC found the secret sauce to circular packaging?

Eco-Business

Fast food giant KFC and packaging company TRIA are testing a concept in Singapore which they say combines sustainability and convenience

Schaeffler launches new 4-in-1 e-axle

Charged

Electric drivetrain manufacturer Schaeffler has introduced a new 4-in-1 e-axle. Such highly integrated complete systems are attractive for both established automobile manufacturers and new players,” says the head of Schaeffler’s E-Mobility business division, Dr. Jochen Schröder.

A quick handle on plant health

Envirotec Magazine

The chiral signature of a fragrance can reveal whether a perfume is genuine or fake. Similarly, the chiral signature of the emissions of a plant can provide information on whether it is healthy or damaged. Researchers have developed a new approach they say can identify such chiral signatures.

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GreenFin 22: GreenBiz Studio feat. Matt Handford (EY)

GreenBiz

This video is sponsored by EY. Matt Handford discusses financed emissions and the progression of ESG frameworks and standards

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How tech can enliven Japan's energy market

Eco-Business

As the Japanese government targets more than a third of its power supply to come from clean sources by 2030, renewables-related technologies have sprung up. Kansai Electric Power manager Naoki Katayama shares more

How DER Growth Feeds Growing Synergy Between VPPs, DERMS and Microgrids

AutoGrid

How DER Growth Feeds Growing Synergy Between VPPs, DERMS and Microgrids. By Peter Asmus.

E-nose sniffs out VOCs

Envirotec Magazine

Researchers have developed an electronic nose with porous metal-organic framework (MOF) films that can accurately distinguish mixtures of the VOC compound xylene. Xylene exists as three isomers with the same elements but slightly different arrangements.

Carney: Real data, not estimates crucial to net-zero followthrough

GreenBiz

Mark Carney, the United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance, said “hard granula data” is critical for delivering on net-zero pledges

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Hundreds of penguin deaths in New Zealand linked to climate change

Eco-Business

Beset by predator attacks and human development, the world's smallest penguin faces its largest threat yet: climate change

Volkswagen presents new electric sedan concept in China

Charged

For better or for worse, new EVs from global automakers increasingly seem to be making their debuts in China. That’s where Volkswagen recently chose to present the ID. AERO electric sedan, which the automaker calls a “close-to-production concept car.”.