Sat.Jun 06, 2020 - Fri.Jun 12, 2020

How we can fight the pandemic by embracing circularity

GreenBiz

How we can fight the pandemic by embracing circularity. Garry Cooper. Fri, 06/12/2020 - 01:30.

Environmental and Financial Benefits of Using LED Lighting at Home

U.S. Green Technology

The Financial and Environmental Benefits of LED Lighting As more people become conscious of the need to conserve the environment, one of the strategies that have come to the fore is that of using environment friendly energy and gadgets.

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Can remote work help save the environment?

Inhabitat - Innovation

Learn about the environmental impact of working remotely

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How sustainability professionals can uplift the black community

GreenBiz

How sustainability professionals can uplift the black community. Jarami Bond. Mon, 06/08/2020 - 02:11. Dear Sustainability Community, I come to you again. It’s been three years since writing my first article for GreenBiz, " Why diversity is the key to unlocking sustainability."

The 16 Solar & Storage Projects Hawaii Just Ordered

CleanTechnica

I recently highlighted a couple of big solar + storage projects that were given the go-ahead in Hawaii. Then I found out that these are two of 16 solar and energy storage projects just approved for development in the state.

Preliminary Data Suggests Low-Dose Radiation May Be Successful Treatment For Severe Covid-19

Jim Conca

Human medical trials have begun on severely ill COVID-19 patients using low-doses of radiation. The first results on a very small group at Emory University Hospital were published this week and the results were quite extraordinary.

6 Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

U.S. Green Technology

6 Eco-Friendly Landscaping Ideas Trending Now Eco-friendly landscaping has gained popularity in the past few years for obvious good reasons.

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Ellen, Denmark’s First Electric Ferry, Passes All Tests With Flying Colors

CleanTechnica

Ellen, Denmark's first all-electric ferry, has completed its first 10 month of revenue service. Passengers like its silent running and absence of diesel fumes. The operator likes that it costs less to run than a diesel-powered ferry.

Debunking Fears Of Nuclear Waste At California’s San Onofre Reactor

Jim Conca

During a virtual meeting held by Southern California Edison's Community Engagement Panel, experts considered a number of Doomsday Scenarios that could threaten the nuclear waste stored at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant. But things got weird with fear of things like short-range missiles.

Staying Green Under Quarantine

U.S. Green Technology

How To Stay Green While Living In Quarantine Many of us are still living under quarantine orders or recommendations to slow the spread of COVID-19, and staying home more than usual takes some getting used to.

Funding climate tech and entrepreneurs of color should go hand in hand

GreenBiz

Funding climate tech and entrepreneurs of color should go hand in hand. Heather Clancy. Thu, 06/11/2020 - 01:00. Not-so-news flash: The venture capital community has an abysmal track record when it comes to funding entrepreneurs of color. . Here’s the backstory in numbers.

Intuit Hits 100% Renewable Electricity Goal 10 Years Early

CleanTechnica

The 419 MW Mesquite Star wind farm was just completed in Fisher County, Texas, and is now providing electricity for Ecolab, Lowe’s, Intuit, and Brown University.

Cool vegan recipes for a hot summer

Inhabitat - Innovation

What makes food summery? Our top summer food picks are lighter than winter meals. They're unfussy dishes that won't have you standing inside for hours over a hot stove when you could be enjoying a summer evening

Go Green Before You Rent Out Your Property

U.S. Green Technology

How to Go Green: Rentals Your rental home or apartment complex may have a bigger environmental footprint than you think. In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, homes and other buildings consume about 40 percent of all energy utilization in the U.S.

Episode 224: Biodiversity, climate tech and voices of clean energy equity

GreenBiz

Episode 224: Biodiversity, climate tech and voices of clean energy equity. Heather Clancy. Fri, 06/12/2020 - 02:15. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week. Leading the sustainability transformation. Funding climate tech and entrepreneurs of color should go hand in hand.

Britain Saying Goodbye To Coal, Sunlight & Wind Climb From 3% To 37% In One Decade

CleanTechnica

Good bye, coal. Hello to natural sunlight being our dominant form of energy again.

Naturally ventilated home in Thailand has a lush indoor garden

Inhabitat - Innovation

A lush indoor garden and plentiful skylights help keep this low-maintenance home cool

7 Things to Consider with an Eco-Friendly Startup

U.S. Green Technology

7 Tips For Creating an Eco-Friendly Business With a new business, sustainable and eco-friendly has become more than buzzwords, they’re now the bedrock that business should be building themselves on.

In Conversation: Paul Polman

GreenBiz

In Conversation: Paul Polman. Over the past decade, Paul Polman has emerged as one of the most influential business voices in sustainability.

Ford Says Electric Pickup & Van Coming “In 24 Months”

CleanTechnica

Ford COO Jim Hackett tells CNBC the company's electric pickup trucks and delivery vans are expected to go on sale in the middle of 2022. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles electric delivery van electric pickup truck Ford Ford electric F-150

This electric camper is a houseboat and tricycle in one

Inhabitat - Innovation

The tiny-but-mighty Z-Triton camper is ready to take on land and water

India?s Adani Wins World?s Largest Solar Tender

GreenTechMedia

Adani Green Energy, part of India's Adani Group conglomerate, will build 8 gigawatts of large-scale solar capacity worth $6 billion in India over the next five years, after winning the world's largest solar energy tender award this week.

The time for electric trucks and buses is now

GreenBiz

The time for electric trucks and buses is now. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 06/10/2020 - 01:30. Despite the pandemic, sales of electric trucks and buses are expected to surge in the United States and Canada over the next couple of years.

This Stunning Chart Shows Why Battery Electric Vehicles Win

CleanTechnica

The following chart from Transport & Environment is a gem. It's a great chart to explain that battery electric vehicles are, by far, our most efficient automobile option, and clearly the future of transport.

Mountain Refuge is a modular tiny home made from plywood

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Mountain Refuge invites you to immerse yourself among snow-capped mountains

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UK Struggles With Problem from the Future: Sagging Power Demand and Surging Renewables

GreenTechMedia

Smart electric vehicle charging and other flexibility services could have saved British billpayers £133 million ($104 million) this summer, power companies claim, as the U.K. grapples with surging renewables output.

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How on-demand food delivery apps could encourage low-carbon food

GreenBiz

How on-demand food delivery apps could encourage low-carbon food. Anna Zhang. Mon, 06/08/2020 - 02:00. The COVID-19 crisis has affected most aspects of daily life, including how we get our food.

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Tesla Tops Toyota In Market Cap, Becomes World’s Largest Auto & Clean Energy Company

CleanTechnica

On January 22, 2020, I wrote that Tesla overtook Volkswagen to become the world's 2nd largest auto company by market cap. At that point in time, Tesla had just crossed $100 billion in value.

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Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

Inhabitat - Innovation

From phone cases to a new line of soaps, Pela offers products for a zero-waste lifestyle

California Faces Battle Over Budgets for Backup Battery Incentives

GreenTechMedia

Should California reserve hundreds of millions of dollars in battery incentives for customers at the highest risk of being harmed by wildfire-prevention blackouts? Or should it or share the money with low-income and disadvantaged communities that will otherwise be denied support for projects?

It’s time to put people first

GreenBiz

It’s time to put people first. Lise Kingo. Fri, 06/12/2020 - 02:00. Editor's note: Lise Kingo is stepping down as CEO and executive director effective June 16. The organization's new leader, Sanda Ojiambo, begins June 17.

Tesla Now Focused On Volume Production Of Tesla Semi — Leaked Email From Elon Musk Confirmed

CleanTechnica

Donny Dolittle shared a screenshot of a leaked June 9 email from Elon Musk regarding the Tesla Semi, indicating that it is finally going into production. Elon has now confirmed on Twitter that he did indeed send the email.

Organic vegan restaurant named to raise awareness for deforestation in Brazil

Inhabitat - Innovation

Cajuí was named after the native species of cashew found in the Cerrado biome grasslands in central Brazil

Member Profile #3- Russ Weed, CleanTech Strategies

CleanTech Alliance

CleanTech Alliance member Russ Weed of CleanTech Strategies shares how he’s adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now

GreenBiz

Why the private sector needs to invest in conservation agriculture right now. William Ginn. Sat, 06/06/2020 - 02:00. This is an excerpt from " Valuing Nature " by William J. Copyright 2020 William J. Reproduced here with permission from Island Press, Washington, D.C. .

Potential Tesla Model Y Production Numbers — 8,200 In 2nd Quarter

CleanTechnica

There has been a lot of talk about Tesla's Model Y current production numbers. James shared on Twitter that, "Much has been speculated as to why the Model Y delivery time moved from 8-12 weeks to 4-8 weeks (in the U.S.)".

Ecocapsule launches SPACE for semi off-grid living

Inhabitat - Innovation

Slovak company Ecocapsule has just debuted their newest egg-shaped micro-unit — SPACE, a tiny mobile home with semi off-grid capabilities.

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