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We’re Part Of A Longer Story: Climate Work Spans Lifetimes

Forbes Green Tech

Extreme weather conditions paired with failing infrastructure are at the core of Mexico’s water crisis. Could decentralized rainwater harvesting be a solution? Enrique Lomnitz thinks so, and he is already transforming Mexico City’s water supply that way.

Mediocrity Is The Enemy Of The Solution

CleanTechnica

Do leaders have a clear understanding of what the problems are and the technologies we need to eliminate emissions? We think the answer to both questions is no.

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3 under-the-radar forces in food

GreenBiz

3 under-the-radar forces in food. Jim Giles. Fri, 12/18/2020 - 01:00. Last week, I unpacked three hype-worthy trends shaping our food systems. Now I want to shine a light on three behind-the-scenes forces that aren’t generating headlines but should be. Let’s drive straight in.

The Role of Living Walls in Sustainable Building

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability has become a focal point in residential and commercial buildings, and so have ways of integrating green innovations. Living walls are a unique statement piece for structures of all kinds. They have the power to greatly improve the air and peoples’ quality of life.

A Home Buyer’s Guide to Green Homes

The Environmental Blog

If you’re in the market for a new home and conscious of being environmentally friendly, you may consider looking specifically for a green home. Green homes are designed to be sustainable through their energy usage, building materials, or both.

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Why Japan’s Response To Fukushima Radiation Failed, While Utah’s Response To Nuke Test Fallout Succeeded

Jim Conca

Japan used LNT-generated fear of radiation to force harmful actions on its people after Fukushima, while Utah took scientifically-based actions after numerous above-ground nuclear tests dropped three times the amount of radioactive materials as Fukushima on the people of Utah.

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6 Energy-Saving Tips for Smart Homes

U.S. Green Technology

Six Tips for Making Your House an Energy-Saving Smart Home There is a growing popularity among smart home. For one, it helps modernize a space. Second, it ensures that you are smart with energy consumption. This means that a smart home allows you to save money on your electricity and water bills.

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The Cyril tiny home has space for everything including the cats

Inhabitat - Innovation

For clients Summer and Jason, their tiny house wasn't a home without space for their cats to roam

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Why Offshore Wind and Energy Giants are Chasing Off-Grid Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

The European Union wants to build 40 gigawatts of green hydrogen electrolyzers by 2030, and estimates that 80 to 120 gigawatts of solar and wind will be needed to power them. That’s a fresh headache for Europe’s grid operators.

How to talk about racial justice in sustainability

GreenBiz

How to talk about racial justice in sustainability. Victoria Gilchrist. Wed, 12/16/2020 - 00:30. Editor's note: The opinions and conclusions that appear in this piece do not necessarily represent the position of Intel.

Things to keep in mind when strategizing reputation management for your green business

U.S. Green Technology

Reputation Management Tips For Small Green Businesses If you are looking to manage your online ratings along with the reviews for your business, then keep in mind that it is quite complicated.

Predators can easily spot mountain hares in Scotland thanks to climate change

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new study shows that Scottish mountain hares are left vulnerable to predators as they fail to acclimate while Scotland experiences less snow cover each year

Key 2020 US Solar PV Cost Trends and a Look Ahead

GreenTechMedia

solar PV system costs fell across all market segments from 2019 to 2020 as module prices continued to drive down system costs. While shortages of glass and ethylene-vinyl acetate laminate caused solar module prices to increase at the end of 2020, they still fell on an overall year-on-year basis.

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Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation?

GreenBiz

Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation? Joel Makower. Mon, 12/14/2020 - 02:11. One of the world’s largest oil and gas companies is betting that the future of flying is carbon-neutral.

5 Prank Call Websites for Your Next Prank Call

U.S. Green Technology

A website’s properly executed Prank call has been a time-tested practical joke that’s thrived throughout recent decades, whether you’re the one on the receiving end of the one making them.

San Antonio unveils new wildlife land bridge

Inhabitat - Innovation

A newly built bridge now connects two sections of a San Antonio park that were previously separated by a highway

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Shell, Volvo and Daimler Back Hydrogen as Europe Turns Sights on Truck Emissions

GreenTechMedia

A flurry of new vehicle releases, increased grants and tax benefits and plain old economics have helped electric vehicle sales boom in 2020. sales figures show battery vehicles tripled their market share among new vehicle sales from 3 percent to 9 percent.

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Electric tractors, agribots and regenerative agriculture

GreenBiz

Electric tractors, agribots and regenerative agriculture. Heather Clancy. Thu, 12/17/2020 - 01:30. Without the benefit of their favorite search engine, I’m certain many readers would be hard-pressed to name the largest, pure-play agricultural equipment company in the world.

Virtual CleanTech Day in Olympia

CleanTech Alliance

January 20, 2021, learn about the policy outlook in Olympia and meet with legislators

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Embracing the stylish, sustainable cottagecore trend

Inhabitat - Innovation

The cottagecore aesthetic has become popular with Gen Z, but what many don't realize is how this trend actually finds its roots in sustainability

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive report

Charged

Ford’s first real EV turns out to be a serious contender from Day One, due to striking looks and universal name recognition. Sitting in the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E as it fast-charged in a Walmart parking lot, a grinning middle-aged man approached.

Episode 249: 30 Under 30 honorees share revelations, big oil pivots

GreenBiz

Episode 249: 30 Under 30 honorees share revelations, big oil pivots. Heather Clancy. Fri, 12/18/2020 - 02:00. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (3:45). Can Shell pilot a new era of sustainable aviation? The oil and gas industry’s search for purpose in a climate-disrupted world.

Australasian water programme creates opportunities for European technology companies

Envirotec Magazine

A programme developed by the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) for the Australian and New Zealand water industries will create opportunities for innovative, European technology companies.

Bangkoks Mega Park reimagines mega-malls as green community hubs

Inhabitat - Innovation

Thai architecture firm Architectkidd has flipped the script on the typical Southeast Asian shopping mall with their completion of Mega Park, a nature-focused retail connection in Bangkok

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Impetus Digital: Reducing the Global Carbon Footprint Through Enhanced Virtual Events

Green Business Bureau

Toronto based and internationally known, Impetus Digital offers life sciences companies a robust platform for virtualizing team meetings, co-author working groups, training sessions, advisory boards, conferences, and much more.

It's time to nominate rising stars for the GreenBiz 30 Under 30 list

GreenBiz

It's time to nominate rising stars for the GreenBiz 30 Under 30 list. Heather Clancy. Tue, 12/15/2020 - 01:30. The GreenBiz editorial team is looking for someone (actually, someones) to celebrate!

Commerce awards $9.8 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout the state

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington state Department of Commerce, December 17, 2020 The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $9.8 million in Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) grants for 14 projects in communities across the state. Priority was given to projects designed to close gaps in availability of EV charging infrastructure and aid communities disproportionately impacted by […]. Industry News Member News Public Policy

Biden promises US-led climate summit in 2021

Inhabitat - Innovation

President-elect Joe Biden is making it clear that he won’t be fooling around regarding climate change

JB Straubel gives a tour of Redwood Materials’ battery recycling operation

Charged

Despite what the anti-EV brigade would like you to believe, recycling lithium-ion batteries is quite feasible both technologically and financially, and several companies are doing so right now. One of these is Li-Cycle , which was featured in the July/August issue of Charged.

Sustainable shopping is healthy, even amid a pandemic

GreenBiz

Sustainable shopping is healthy, even amid a pandemic. Diane Osgood. Tue, 12/15/2020 - 01:45. As sustainability professionals, we’ve been talking for years about how consumers are increasingly influenced by values and sustainability.

Commerce awards $9.8 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure throughout the state

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, December 17, 2020 Projects prioritize communities underserved by EV infrastructure and those disproportionately impacted by climate change and pollution from transportation systems OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce today announced $9.8 million in Electrification of Transportation Systems (ETS) grants for 14 projects in communities across the state. […].

Bradley Plaza Green Alley: a new park for an old LA neighborhood

Inhabitat - Innovation

A formerly bleak alley has become a vibrant plaza and pedestrian-friendly pathway in Pacoima

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ChargePoint announces integration with Apple CarPlay

Charged

The vast charging network ChargePoint has integrated its service with Apple CarPlay, bringing EV charging data inside the vehicle and allowing drivers to access charging information directly from their infotainment system.

VF Corp leans in to the circular economy and regenerative ag

GreenBiz

VF Corp leans in to the circular economy and regenerative ag. Deonna Anderson. Wed, 12/16/2020 - 09:58. With about 20 brands such as The North Face, Vans and Timberland under its umbrella — including its recent acquisition of popular streetwear brand Supreme — VF Corporation is big.

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