Sat.Jul 04, 2020 - Fri.Jul 10, 2020

Covid-induced food insecurity has exposed underinvestment in food tech, says sustainability entrepreneur

Eco-Business

Past winner of sustainability innovation competition The Liveability Challenge says the pandemic has shown that too much money and brainpower has been invested in traditional technologies, and not enough in tech to safeguard food security

Improving EV battery manufacturing startup costs

Charged

Sponsored by Nordson Sealant Equipment. Nordson Sealant Equipment is identified as one of the leading precision dispensing manufacturers in the industry. We partner with most of the top 10 EV battery manufacturers to help build more than one million electric vehicles on the road today.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Are Smart Homes the Key to Saving the World?

U.S. Green Technology

Smart technology has changed the way people go about their daily lives. These devices provide convenience and luxury for mobile devices and residences. However, smart homes are now delivering a new benefit — a positive environmental impact.

It will take personal sustainability to meet the global challenges we face

GreenBiz

It will take personal sustainability to meet the global challenges we face. Chris Gaither. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 02:15. Earth Day, when we remember the planet’s fragility and resilience, was when I finally understood that I had nothing left to give. It was April 2017.

How to Reduce Food Waste at Home?

The Environmental Blog

The amount of food that gets wasted or spoiled daily is enough to feed 20% of the world population say, experts. Food wastage is not only a problem of undeveloped countries, the United States and the UK also struggle with food wastage. There is a difference between food spoilage and wastage.

Waste 230

Elon Musk On The Berlin Tesla Model Y: “A Revolution In Automotive Body Engineering”

CleanTechnica

The Berlin-produced Tesla Model Y is going to be a revolution in automotive body engineering, according to Elon Musk. He just noted this in response to Tesmanian’s Eva Fox, who wrote an article covering Volvo reverse engineering a Model Y in Sweden.

Going Green Is Super Simple with Bamboo Products

U.S. Green Technology

Here’s a glimpse at a few bamboo items you can incorporate into your everyday life to live in a more eco-friendly manner. The post Going Green Is Super Simple with Bamboo Products appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

More Trending

Feeding The Planet Isn’t Science Fiction - It’s Cultivated Meat

Jim Conca

Combine animal stem cells with nutrients, salts, pH buffers, and growth factor in science-fiction-like vats and you get actual meat without growing the whole animal. It’s called cultivated meat production and will probably meet the world’s meat requirements in a decade or so.

Energy 319

Tesla [TSLA] Has A Warranty Accounting Mystery

CleanTechnica

Back in January, I explored the popular short seller thesis that Tesla is unfairly cooking its books by not accruing enough money for its warranty work.

Green Technology: Grow Like There’s No Tomorrow with Hydroponics

U.S. Green Technology

The green technology of hydroponics -- specifically, vertical farming -- is picking up steam among eco-friendly farming enthusiasts worldwide. The post Green Technology: Grow Like There’s No Tomorrow with Hydroponics appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation

GreenBiz

How tree-planting startup Propagate Ventures monetizes land conservation. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:30.

Victory at Standing Rock as Dakota Access pipeline shut down

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe won a reprieve after the Monday decision by a U.S. District Court judge to suspend the Dakota Access pipeline pending further environmental review. The highly controversial pipeline has operated for three years

284
284

London Electric Vehicle Company Rolls Out New Electric Delivery Van

CleanTechnica

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is well known for its iconic London taxis, which are now electric. Based on that experience, the company has just rolled out an electric van as well. It has similar styling, but more cargo space and certain other modifications.

Essential Cleaning Services for Retirement Communities

The Environmental Blog

Retirement communities have become quite popular for older individuals to reside in who need additional care that their family members are unable to provide.

Waste 195

Amazon to buy bio jet fuel to lower air cargo emissions

GreenBiz

Amazon to buy bio jet fuel to lower air cargo emissions. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:00. Amazon's plans to decarbonize its shipping supply chain isn't just focused on electrifying its delivery vans.

Prefab apartment proposal wants to make city living more sustainable

Inhabitat - Innovation

BARBIZON’s timber construction would be integrated with shared green spaces to encourage neighborly relations and to offset the urban heat island effect

69% of Autos Sold in Norway in 2020 Have a Plug

CleanTechnica

Norway continues to be a shining star in the electric vehicle world. In the first half of the year, 48% of automobiles sold in the country were fully electric, a global record for EV market share. Plug-in vehicles represented 69% of auto sales, another global record.

How Social Distancing is Shifting Hospices Toward Digital Marketing

U.S. Green Technology

Social Distancing Shifts Hospices Toward Digital Marketing The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of life. Every industry has been forced to adapt to shelter in place and social distancing orders.

What role does ESG play in the 'new normal'?

GreenBiz

What role does ESG play in the 'new normal'? Janine Guillot. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 01:25. Facing existential crisis, it’s only natural that our perspective will change — for better and for worse.

Modular, affordable housing project opens in Portland

Inhabitat - Innovation

Argyle Gardens, a newly-opened modular co-housing development, is providing affordable housing for people who formerly experienced homelessness and are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Portland, Oregon

281
281

Elon Musk Talks Tesla AI Chip, Autonomy Level 5, Accessing The Vector Space In Your Mind, & More

CleanTechnica

Last night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk spoke at the virtual World AI Conference 2020 in Shanghai. He shared just how close Tesla is to reaching "Level 5" autonomy. He also said that Tesla China will get a chance to create original designs and engineering in the future.

Recommended Steps for HOAs to Collect Delinquent Fees from Residents

The Environmental Blog

There has been a great deal of misunderstanding about HOAs and what residents are required to pay for their HOA dues. This is particularly true for foreign buyers who may not understand that HOA dues in communities that have HOAs are not optional.

Ethics 195

Women in Sustainability: Moving from Beginner to Badass

GreenBiz

Women in Sustainability: Moving from Beginner to Badass.

Green Jobs: How to Draft the Perfect Green Resume

U.S. Green Technology

How exactly can you create a winning resume for today’s most competitive green jobs? Here are three tips for developing a resume that will get you that coveted interview every time. The post Green Jobs: How to Draft the Perfect Green Resume appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

Tesla Model 3 Sales Surge Ahead In China

CleanTechnica

Sales of the Tesla Model 3 were up 35% month over month in China in June. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Market Research Research China China EV sales EV sales Tesla China Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model 3 China Tesla Model 3 sales Tesla sales

Top 5 sustainable products from IKEA to add to your home

Inhabitat - Innovation

Check out fan-favorite items at IKEA that are sustainable to boot

Behind New Jersey's ambitions for clean energy equity and offshore wind

GreenBiz

Behind New Jersey's ambitions for clean energy equity and offshore wind. Sarah Golden. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:00. If you want to know what state-level clean energy leadership looks like, look no further than New Jersey. .

‘Enormous Step’ for Energy Storage as Court Upholds FERC Order 841, Opening Wholesale Markets

GreenTechMedia

In a victory for the energy storage industry, a federal appeals court has upheld Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 841 , clearing the way for transmission grid operators across the country to open their markets to energy storage, including aggregated batteries connected at the distribution grid or behind customers’ meters.

Retail 208

Volta Trucks Introduces Volta Zero

CleanTechnica

Volta Trucks, a Scandinavian startup, has teased a zero-emission, fully electric delivery vehicle with typically slick and stylish Scandinavian design, named the Volta Zero. The vehicle will be launched this fall.

How to support environmental justice

Inhabitat - Innovation

When climate change doesn't seem to affect you directly, it can be easy to overlook. This is where environmental justice comes in

BofA, Goldman, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo launch center for climate-aligned finance

GreenBiz

BofA, Goldman, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo launch center for climate-aligned finance. Jesse Klein. Thu, 07/09/2020 - 00:01. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is banking on banks to get us over the carbon-neutral finish line by 2050. .

Investors Still Betting on Next Big Energy Storage Technology: Solid-State Batteries

GreenTechMedia

The U.S. may have fallen behind Asia and Europe in battery manufacturing, but a number of well-funded companies are looking to get the country back in the game with a technology that could supersede today’s lithium-ion chemistries.

Is Honda Waking Up?

CleanTechnica

Honda has formed a "comprehensive strategic alliance" with CATL, one of the world's top three EV battery producers. This is not just a contract for batteries, but a rather deep and broad partnership.

Work from home in this minimalist, modular 15-sided cabin

Inhabitat - Innovation

As the newest member of the Hello Wood cabin family, the Workstation Cabin offers the perfect tranquil retreat designed specifically to inspire creativity.

270
270

How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era

GreenBiz

How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era. Daphany Rose Sanchez. Mon, 07/06/2020 - 02:01. During the day I work in the energy sector supporting government and utilities design programs to perform outreach to and educate low-income and diverse communities.

Germany’s Fallen ‘Solar Valley’ Sees New Life as Meyer Burger Buys Former SolarWorld Factory

GreenTechMedia

Once bustling with PV research and manufacturing, Germany's "Solar Valley" fell quiet in recent years as China gained control of the global PV manufacturing sector. But the fabled valley may soon spring back to life.

Europe 204

Spain Just Closed 47% Of Its Coal Power Plants, & Will Be 73% Soon

CleanTechnica

Spain just closed down 7 of its remaining 15 coal power plants on June 30. That's a flick of the switch (or something a few switches perhaps) and 47% of the country's coal power plant capacity was shut down.