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Coronavirus and its impact on carbon emissions

Inhabitat - Innovation

The drop in emissions at the expense of public health is far from sustainable

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Fast Fashion: The Damage It’s Caused and How to Stop It

The Environmental Blog

Fashion is an industry that sometimes flies under the radar in terms of its environmental impact. And while it has always had these effects, the industry has increased production drastically in the last few years alone.

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission Shows Dry Cask Storage Is Safe – Yet Again

Jim Conca

The NRC made a recommendation that there are no environmental impacts that would preclude it from issuing a license for Holtec's proposed SNF interim storage facility. Holtec would begin with 500 canisters holding over 9,500 tons of spent nuclear fuel at the proposed New Mexico site near Carlsbad

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New Jersey Turnpike Authority Teams Up With Tesla — 56 New Superchargers For NJ

CleanTechnica

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority Commissioners sealed a deal that will increase the total number of EV chargers on the Turnpike from 20 to 76 — in particular, these will be V3 Tesla Superchargers.

10 tips for a successful online meeting or workshop

GreenBiz

In a world where meetings are forced to go online, here are suggestions to make your next meeting — well, infectious. Marketing & Communication North Star Technology

10 Ways the Transportation Industry Can Be More Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

The transportation industry is the leading source of CO2 emissions in the United States.

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70 Reasons Why Tesla Model 3 Is Most Loved Car

CleanTechnica

Whether you are considering buying a Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model Y, or another electric vehicle, it is probably worth noting that the Model 3 is the most loved car or passenger vehicle in the United States, based on Consumer Reports surveys of vehicle owners of all types.

COVID-19 and climate change: A healthy dose of reality

GreenBiz

Consider the global health crisis currently upon us as a warm-up act for a climate-changing world. Climate Change Health social inclusion Supply Chain Two Steps Forward

Solar Home Battery Installation Information

U.S. Green Technology

What is the Best Battery for a Solar Panel System? When you install solar to reduce your carbon footprint and energy costs, it’s almost counterproductive to pay the high Time of Use rates billed by your utility company during peak hours.

Pros and Cons To Offering a Reward For Your Lost Dog

The Environmental Blog

When it comes to locating their missing dog, pet parents are willing to go great lengths to ensure the safe return of their furry friend.

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Tesla Model Y Compared To Best Selling Luxury SUV, Lexus RX 350

CleanTechnica

After comparing the Tesla Model Y to BMW's high-performance SUVs last week, I thought it might be a similar story comparing it to the best selling luxury SUV, the Lexus RX 350.

World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance

GreenBiz

We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin. Digitalization Liquid Assets Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs Water Efficiency & Conservation

This DIY off-grid home in Hawaii includes a permaculture farm

Inhabitat - Innovation

Arina and Zen make living off-grid look stylish and easy

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Covid-19 risk greater in urban centres affected by air pollution

Envirotec Magazine

People living in polluted cities are more at risk from Covid-19, according to health experts cited in a 16 March report from the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), an advocacy group.

This Is Why Traditional Automakers Should Be Terrified Of Tesla

CleanTechnica

Traditional automakers should be terrified of Tesla — and they are — but not because of Tesla’s success or how quickly this company has taken over the entire EV market around the world.

How to make solar power work for all

GreenBiz

Three stories and three approaches to equitable clean energy, and we're just getting started. The first in a series. Equity & Inclusion Policy & Politics Renewable Energy

Are these zero-carbon domes the future of sustainable housing?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Geoship is creating affordable, zero-carbon dome homes

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Massachusetts’ Clean Peak Standard Is Ready to Go

GreenTechMedia

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration has finalized a major rule for promoting clean energy during the most expensive hours of electricity production.

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People Are Littering Used Coronavirus Masks In Hong Kong

CleanTechnica

In Hong Kong, people are littering discarded coronavirus masks in large volumes, according to Reuters. The masks have cluttered beaches and nature trails. This waste, according to environmental groups, is a threat to marine life and wildlife habitats.

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What it takes to be a corporate climate leader

GreenBiz

Making sustainability core to business strategy and aligning corporate sustainability and government relations teams helps companies deal with short-term crises such as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

ChopValue recycles 25 million chopsticks into furniture and decor

Inhabitat - Innovation

ChopValue has turned more than 25 million chopsticks into furniture, cutting boards, coasters, decor and more

GTM’s Live Coronavirus Blog: The Impact on Clean Energy

GreenTechMedia

For all their momentum, the clean-energy sectors — solar, wind, energy storage, and companies transforming the power grid — will not escape the COVID-19 downdraft.

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Tesla Model Y = Most Likely Next EV Of EV Owners In Netherlands & Norway — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

Probably the most interesting question we asked in these surveys was one of the simplest: “What do you think your next EV model will be?”

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Heeding the lessons of 'sustainability vets'

GreenBiz

What happens to all that knowledge after a corporate sustainability executive retires? Careers Jobs & Careers state of the profession

Architects envision a green, solar-powered skyscraper

Inhabitat - Innovation

Warsaw-based architecture firm FAAB Architektura has unveiled designs for the Vertical Oasis Building, a conceptual skyscraper that would use renewable energy to reduce its carbon footprint.

Lightsource BP Closes Big Texas Solar Deal Despite Coronavirus Chill

GreenTechMedia

Despite the renewable energy industry’s concerns about the impacts of COVID-19, some deals are still getting done. Lightsource BP, a United Kingdom-based developer backed by oil major BP, said Thursday it had closed on a $250 million financing package for a 260-megawatt solar project in Texas.

Now Would Be A Good Time To Appreciate Solar Power, Amirite?

CleanTechnica

As if a global pandemic wasn't trouble enough for fossil fuel stakeholders, solar power is raining on the gas parade and everybody is dunking on coal. Clean Power Solar Energy DOE Electricity Energy Renewable Energy The Atlantic Council united states US

Coronavirus dampens 2020 outlook for clean energy and electric vehicles

GreenBiz

The immediate crisis could undermine long-term strategy. Clean Energy Electric Vehicles Renewable Energy Transportation & Mobility Energy Storage

Solar-powered community hub in Australia emphasizes green design

Inhabitat - Innovation

Residents of the Australian suburb of Bayswater now have a new, sustainable community center to enjoy

A New Era Is Beginning for the Grid Edge. Is the Utility Industry Ready?

GreenTechMedia

As the 2020s progress, flexible energy portfolios will grow significantly as resources on either side of the meter proliferate in the U.S., Europe, Asia and beyond.

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Someone Is Targeting Supporters Of Elon Musk & Tesla On Twitter

CleanTechnica

It seems that someone is targeting popular Tesla fans and customers on Twitter. I thought it was just random at first when I logged into twitter and got a popup memo saying that my account was limited and that I needed to confirm my phone and pass a captcha.

What COVID-19 teaches us about resilience

GreenBiz

The unprecedented response to coronavirus, however, may provide the best argument for local grid resilience we’ve ever had. COVID-19 Electricity Grid Energy & Climate Power Points resilience

Ibiza home uses passive, bioclimatic systems to reduce energy use

Inhabitat - Innovation

One architect has used Ibiza's spectacular beauty to design a modern, energy-efficient home

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How the Pandemic Will Reshape the Energy Transition

GreenTechMedia

This week we're looking at how the coronavirus could accelerate or decelerate the energy transition. We’re facing an oil shock amid a pandemic, supply chains are still in disarray, economic gears are grinding to a near halt, and countries are scrambling to put stimulus packages in place.