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The corporate hunger for climate tech

GreenBiz

When it comes to venture capital for climate tech entrepreneurs, big corporations are among the most active funders. But finding scale isn’t just about money

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Making Your New Startup More Sustainable in 2023

U.S. Green Technology

Starting a startup is one of the most exciting things in the world and one of those ideas that are going to help you reach a new level of financial independence. However, doing that won’t be as easy as most people believe it to be, and you’ll need to pay close attention to lots of.

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Zero-emission fuel offtake is key to transitioning global shipping

GreenBiz

The tide is turning against ships that pollute both sea and air with the noxious fumes given off by bunker fuel. First movers are leading the way with solutions

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Shell to acquire EV charging network Volta for $169 million

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The oil giants, flush with cash after a year of record profits, are on a buying spree in the EV charging space. The latest company to be gobbled up is Volta Charging , which will be acquired by Shell USA in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $169 million.

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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.

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Project uses satellite data to detect waste sites on Earth

Envirotec Magazine

Image credit: The Minderoo Foundation, CC-BY 4.0 license. A new computational system uses satellite data to identify sites on land where people dispose of waste, providing a new tool to monitor waste and revealing sites that may leak plastic into waterways.

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How to Build an Eco-Friendly Home

The Environmental Blog

With today’s climate change issues, people are paying more attention to their carbon footprint and, overall, trying their best to be environmentally conscious. Due to this, eco-friendly housing is becoming popular.

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2023 Washington State Legislative Report – Week 1

CleanTech Alliance

On Monday, January 9th, the state legislature kicked off the 2023 105-day session and the first day of the new biennium. Public Policy 2023 legislative report 2023 legislative session brad boswell report weekly session report

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6 Benefits of Green Technology in Construction Today

U.S. Green Technology

The construction industry is a significant contributor to environmental degradation, consuming vast amounts of raw materials and natural resources, and generating a staggering 39% of the world’s carbon emissions as reported by the World Green Building Council.

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Comment: Massive IoT enables massive opportunities for utilities

Envirotec Magazine

Massive IoT , alias massive Machine-Type Communications (mMTC), is already impacting multiple industries. From fleet management to environmental monitoring and smart grid management, to consumer applications including smart watches, smart buildings and, ultimately, entire smart cities.

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3 companies stood out at CES for very different reasons

GreenBiz

Insights about CES 2023 participants Candela, Zoox and VinFast

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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.

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Leviton’s new EV charging stations integrate with lighting and smart home tech

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Leviton sells both residential EV chargers and wireless smart home technology. Now the company is bringing these two product lines together with the launch of a new line of charging stations that are compatible with the My Leviton app.

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How Small Gyms Benefit From Shifting Focus to Sustainable Energy

U.S. Green Technology

Your small gym business represents a positive element in people’s lives. Your expertise and apparatuses empower them to lead healthier and more vibrant lives. Not to mention that you contribute to the local economy and employment levels. Yet, there are ways you can push your positive impact further.

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Eating one freshwater fish equals a month of drinking ‘forever chemicals’ water, says US study

Envirotec Magazine

A new study appears to find that consumption of just a single serving of freshwater fish per year could be equal to a month of drinking water laced with the “forever chemical” PFOS at high levels that may be harmful.

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Why we can't stop talking about greenwashing

GreenBiz

If we don’t know what greenwashing is, how can we avoid it or fight it

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Australian shipping firm orders 36 Volvo FL electric trucks

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Australian express freight company Team Global Express has ordered 36 Volvo FL electric trucks–apparently the automaker’s largest electric truck order in Australia to date. The Volvo FL electric trucks are designed for urban distribution and have a load capacity of 5.5 tonnes.

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Kia EV6 wins 2023 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™

Green Living Guy

Release Date: 12 Jan 2023 EV6 recognized for automotive innovation. Also design and safety features. Then the performance, technology and driver satisfaction. Finally the user experience and the value. Recognition Selection The EV6 was driven and selected by 50 automotive experts.

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New tree guidance published for local authorities

Envirotec Magazine

A new toolkit has been published , designed to provide local authorities across the country with specific guidance on tree planting, supporting them to plan for the landscape of the future and helping to tackle climate change, build greater resilience and develop nature recovery.

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Long-duration storage projects are taking shape

GreenBiz

New projects with big price tags are looking for long-duration energy storage solutions

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New Fyler receives order from Winnipeg Transit for up to 166 zero-emission buses

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Canadian bus and coach manufacturer NFI reports that its subsidiary New Flyer has received orders for 16 battery-electric and fuel-cell-electric transit buses from Winnipeg Transit.

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2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe

Green Living Guy

All-new Jeep going PHEV Fifth-generation Lineup Includes the Grand Cherokee 4xe. For it’s the First Electrified Grand Cherokee. Moreover and the New Trailhawk with a V8. The New Ultimate 4×4 Grand Cherokee The fifth generation of most awarded SUV ever brings an all-new architecture.

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Against the grain

Envirotec Magazine

Microplastics are everywhere: We know that much. But should we be worried? What can we do about it?

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An ambitious global treaty is a crucial step in solving the plastic crisis

GreenBiz

Governments, businesses and civil society must seize this pivotal moment and call for a meaningful framework to enable the transition to a circular economy

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Retailer Meijer demonstrates Freightliner electric Class 8 trucks in frigid Michigan winter

Charged

Meijer, a Michigan-based retailer with 499 stores in six Midwestern states, operates a fleet of 250 semitrucks. The company has deployed two Freightliner eCascadia electric semitrucks, and is tracking their performance in a cold-weather environment as part of a DOE-funded project.

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Let’s go BMW i7 Electric car

Green Living Guy

The BMW i7 is the latest addition to the BMW i family of electric vehicles. This luxury sedan boasts a sleek design and advanced technology, making it a top choice for eco-conscious car buyers.

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Sponsored Content: Trials show new PFAS adsorbent outperforms current methods

Envirotec Magazine

Trials have been undertaken by two independent institutions, using a next generation PFAS adsorbent media developed by Puraffinity, the London based science materials company.

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10 European firms every sustainability professional should know

GreenBiz

From smart sockets to solar fabric, these businesses and innovations could be great additions to your sustainability toolkit

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Ioneer in final permitting stage of its Lithium-Boron project in Nevada

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Ioneer , an emerging US supplier of lithium and boron, has earned a notice of intent (NOI) from the Bureau of Land Management for its Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project in Esmeralda County, Nevada.

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Tackling Transferred Emissions: Climate Principles for Oil and Gas Mergers and Acquisitions

EDF + Business

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Sponsored Content: Flow meter accuracy is critical to biofuel production

Envirotec Magazine

Titan Enterprises’ OEM customer Green Fuels has been involved with advancing biofuel technologies – expected to be an important contributor to the global net zero target.

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Circularity: Innovative Solutions to Address the Plastic Challenge

GreenBiz

At VERGE 2022, the U.S. Plastics Pact and Walmart announced the winners of the first Sustainable Packaging Innovation Award, showing exciting innovations in the areas of recyclability, compostability, refill and reuse

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LAX takes delivery of Nikola Class 8 electric truck

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Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the agency that operates Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), is gradually electrifying its fleet of more than 1,100 vehicles.

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Northwest Partners: IT Staffing and IT Solutions Service Provider Committed to Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

Becoming a carbon-neutral IT solutions service provider by 2024 Northwest Partners is an IT solutions service provider.

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Sponsored Content: Proprietary tech for affordable clean air

Envirotec Magazine

A dual-pass Monashell installation.

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The power of nature to keep us flowing

GreenBiz

Lessons from the river on how to sustain the sustainability field. Gifting immersive nature experiences may be part of the solution

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ABB facilitates energy efficiency as the new official charging partner for Formula E

Charged

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is taking several significant steps forward for its ninth season of competition— a new generation of racecars , new race locations, revised rules and changes in key component suppliers.