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ClimateTrace: Using Satellites and Machine Learning to Pinpoint Global Emissions

GreenTechMedia

Data on the greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, factories, cargo ships, controlled burns and every other human source on Earth could soon be part of the public domain, according to a consortium of technology companies and climate change nonprofits.

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Why Modular Construction Is More Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

The construction industry is one of the most necessary sectors in the world. It’s also one of the most common culprits of energy waste and pollution. In comparison to the traditional method, modular construction is the more sustainable option.

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Workplace EV charging: Lessons from sustainability trailblazers

GreenBiz

Workplace EV charging: Lessons from sustainability trailblazers. Marsha Willard. Tue, 07/14/2020 - 01:30. Businesses are reaping the environmental and social benefits of providing electric vehicle charging for employees.

Whoosh! Wind Power Wins, Pipelines Implode In Fossil Fuel Week From Hell

CleanTechnica

New wind power project sails ahead while fossil fuel stakeholders come to grips with record breaking heat and a fresh round of COVID-19 lockdowns.

Ways to Achieve Sustainable Design

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainable design is the pinnacle of modern living, a style of both form and substance. It is a wake-up call for all those who seem to neglect the staggering environmental impact of the residential building ecosystem.

How Does a Control Valve Work in an HVAC System?

The Environmental Blog

Almost every HVAC system consists of pressure control valves that help in the smooth operation of the entire unit. From maintaining a specific pressure in the circuit to keeping the system pressure under control, the control valves play a crucial role in keeping the HVAC system safe. .

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Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? Arlene Karidis. Wed, 07/15/2020 - 01:00. One novel spin on emerging hydrogen fuel options is "clean hydrogen" made from trash. .

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Instagram Features That Are Helping Small Businesses to Survive COVID-19 and Followers on Instagram

U.S. Green Technology

A report in a widely-read business magazine says that according to estimates around 7.5 million. Small businesses are at risk of closing down forever in just five months due to the rampaging novel coronavirus. That has devastated both public health and the national economy.

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How Reusing Items Can Help The Environment

The Environmental Blog

The environment is an important factor in sustaining flora and fauna. The health of human beings depends on the state of the environment as well. It’s the source of the food, water, air, and other relevant conditions that sustain life on earth.

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GRI and SASB are collaborating. Is that good news for companies?

GreenBiz

GRI and SASB are collaborating. Is that good news for companies? Joel Makower. Sun, 07/12/2020 - 17:56.

Solar Will Kick Most Of Texas’s Remaining Coal Fleet Offline

CleanTechnica

In Texas, solar will soon push most of the remaining coal fleet offline, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

SF DevOps Development Environment: Are you ready for the Next Generation?

U.S. Green Technology

Researchers show that the best way to optimize your Salesforce return on investment is to match it with a standard DevOps strategy that will help unify the whole team and optimize the delivery pipeline.

Atomic Weapons Testing While Troops Looked On – Did It Increase Their Cancer Risks?

Jim Conca

A new study reports on 114,270 nuclear weapons test participants that were followed for up to 65 years. Contrary to decades of anecdotal reports, the study concluded that there were no statistically significant occurrence of cancers or adverse health effects from radiation among these soldiers.

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The electronic waste collection conundrum

GreenBiz

The electronic waste collection conundrum. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/16/2020 - 01:15. The primary reason I started covering the business of sustainability during the 2008 financial crisis wasn’t just because I was laid off from my position as editor of a technology trade publication.

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Tesla Chair Robyn Denholm On Australia’s Electric Vehicle Future (Video)

CleanTechnica

The US is far from the only country that has backwards-looking policies in regard to electric vehicles.

The Benefits of Organic Mattresses

U.S. Green Technology

Organic chicken is raised without antibiotics and typically not fed GMO corn. Organic apples are raised without toxic pesticides, and they are rarely covered with chemicals to preserve them during transport. And the materials used in your mattress can be organic, too.

The importance of greenways during a pandemic

Inhabitat - Innovation

Just a year ago, people might have taken their neighborhood park for granted, passing it by on their way to a boutique fitness studio

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Chemical footprinting comes of age

GreenBiz

Chemical footprinting comes of age. Meg Wilcox. Mon, 07/13/2020 - 02:00.

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Next Tesla Gigafactory For Asia: Japan Or South Korea?

CleanTechnica

Yahoo! Japan reported that other than China, Tesla may be considering gigafactory plans at sites in either Japan or South Korea. The article noted that Elon Musk was asked on Twitter about plans to build a new plant in Asia outside of China.

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Bloom Energy Soars After Launch Into Green Hydrogen Market

GreenTechMedia

Shares of Bloom Energy surged nearly 40 percent on Wednesday, lifting the fuel cell maker above its initial public offering price for the first time since 2018, after the California-based company announced it would enter the commercial hydrogen market.

New solar farm in Indiana boosts local pollinators

Inhabitat - Innovation

Goodbye, dirty old coal-fired power plant. Hello, sunshine, bees and butterflies. That's what the folks of Logansport, Indiana are saying as they trade their last coal power plant for a new 80-acre, 16-megawatt solar farm complete with a pollinator habitat

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An unexpected breakout year for the social side of ESG

GreenBiz

An unexpected breakout year for the social side of ESG. Mike Hower. Mon, 07/13/2020 - 01:30. About six months ago, I wrote that 2020 would be a pivotal year for environmental, social and governance (ESG), and that what happens this year and over the next decade could determine the next century.

BMW Signs $2 Billion Battery Supply Contract With Northvolt

CleanTechnica

BMW has committed to buying $2 billion worth of sustainably manufactured batteries from Northvolt, with deliveries expected to begin in. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles BMW electric bmw iX3 Northvolt Oliver Zipse

Say Hello to the New Biggest Battery in the US

GreenTechMedia

Things are moving fast in the grid battery industry — and nowhere faster than California. That’s where LS Power, a private equity firm that develops grid infrastructure, hooked up the new most powerful battery in the country last month.

This LA startup turns spoiled milk into biodegradable T-shirts

Inhabitat - Innovation

Did you know that 128 million tons of milk are wasted every year

AMD's energy-slashing feat

GreenBiz

AMD's energy-slashing feat. Heather Clancy. Fri, 07/17/2020 - 01:00. It isn’t often I have the mindspace to proactively follow up on every commitment proclaimed by the companies I cover.

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Low Cost Perovskite Solar Cells Breathing Down The Neck Of Coal, & Fossil Gas, Too

CleanTechnica

How low can solar go? Perovskite solar cells hit another milestone with new record-setting conversion efficiency over a large surface. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy Electricity Energy Nanyang Technological University NTU perovskite

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Southern California Edison Paves Road for Charging Electric Buses and Trucks

GreenTechMedia

Utility Southern California Edison has broken ground on a major charging investment for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles , despite the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.

Right Whales now ranked as critically endangered species

Inhabitat - Innovation

The International Union for Conservation (IUCN) has uplisted the North Atlantic Right Whales from endangered to critically endangered

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A CFO’s take on climate and risk management

GreenBiz

A CFO’s take on climate and risk management. Vincent Manier. Mon, 07/13/2020 - 01:00.

Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Clean Energy Plan

CleanTechnica

Joe Biden has a plan to invest $2 trillion over the next 4 years to promote clean energy. Is his plan realisitic? Clean Power Policy & Politics Biden climate plan jay inslee Joe Biden Renewable Energy Sunrise Movement

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The war is over: Nissan to switch from CHAdeMO to CCS in US and Europe

Charged

Fight fans have been following the fortunes of the competing DC fast charging standards, CHAdeMO and CCS, for the past several years, but it’s been apparent for a while that the tide of the struggle has turned.

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Biden's $2 trillion climate plan: create millions of jobs, reverse climate change

Inhabitat - Innovation

Joe Biden announced his $2 trillion updated climate plan as part of his new “Build Back Better” economic agenda

The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems

GreenBiz

The future of the fashion industry requires innovative circular systems. Nicole Pamani. Fri, 07/17/2020 - 00:15. Agricultural waste from food crops either is traditionally left to rot or is burned, contributing to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

New Nissan Ariya EV — Promoted From Concept To Promise

CleanTechnica

On Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in Yokohama, Japan, the first big EV news from Nissan in about 10 years was shared with the world. Am I over the top with this statement? Probably, but I have forgotten how many years we have waited for this companion to the Nissan Leaf.

Surge in funds investing in and for the benefit of women

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 15 – Rising awareness of the value of gender and diversity in business has led to a spike in venture funds led by women, investing in female founders or backing solutions for women.

Proposed BREATHE Act seeks environmental justice

Inhabitat - Innovation

The BREATHE Act seeks to bring clean air, water and energy to all

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