Sat.Sep 26, 2020 - Fri.Oct 02, 2020

To achieve net-zero, let’s agree on one definition of success

GreenBiz

To achieve net-zero, let’s agree on one definition of success. Peter Boyd. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:30. Reaching the 2015 Paris Agreement goals requires bold action from all sectors and levels of our society.

Green Energy vs. Renewable Energy: What’s the Difference?

U.S. Green Technology

As October, Energy Awareness Month, approaches, perhaps it’s a good time to interrogate your knowledge of energy sourcing. You use energy in its various forms every day, but what do you know about where it comes from and how your energy consumption affects the planet?

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Drones Can Reforest The Planet Faster Than Humans Can

Jim Conca

There is more than one reason that we need to reforest Planet Earth, even if you don’t care about climate change. But doing it by hand is too slow. So Flash Forest out of Canada developed drone technology and aerial mapping software, led by ecological science, to reforest areas at 100 times the pace.

September In Norway Goes Off The Charts — Record Plugin Vehicle Market Share Of 82%

CleanTechnica

Electric vehicle pioneer Norway saw a massive 81.6% plugin electric vehicle market share of the overall market in September, with almost 62% being pure electric vehicles. Best sellers included the new VW ID.3,

This is the moment to reimagine public transportation

GreenBiz

This is the moment to reimagine public transportation. Amanda Eaken. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 00:21.

4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Commercial Trash Compactor

U.S. Green Technology

If you’re reading as a business owner, we’re glad to have you here. In today’s time, every business owner is looking for unique ways through which they can save money and earn lots of profit. However, when it comes to standing out in a large crowd, you need to do something different. Have you ever.

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China’s Largest Solar-Plus-Storage Project Goes Online

CleanTechnica

China's largest solar-plus-storage project has been connected to the grid. How big is it — 500 megawatts (MW)? 700 MW? 1,100 MW? Nope, we're in 2020 — it's 2,200 MW (2.2

A closed loop fashion system requires scaling solutions now, not later

GreenBiz

A closed loop fashion system requires scaling solutions now, not later. Deonna Anderson. Fri, 10/02/2020 - 01:00. The fashion industry is damaging to the planet — it's responsible for 10 percent of the world's carbon emissions.

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Protect Yourself from Covid-19

U.S. Green Technology

The current circumstances that we are living through are strange and we have all had to change the way we live almost overnight. One of the main rules that have been put in place for all of us, is to wear the right protection when going out. This is to ensure our own safety, as.

How to Go Off-Grid With A Tiny House

The Environmental Blog

If you want to try out a new way of living then, why not consider going off-grid? This way you will be able to save money, learn new things enjoy a different style of living and much more.

Elon Musk: Tesla Aiming For 20 Million Vehicles/Year By 2030

CleanTechnica

Elon Musk tweeted out some big news this week about Tesla's future plans. However, it wasn't about immediate plans, so it seems to have gotten little attention. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars EV Charging EV Charging Stations Sponsored Tesla Tesla computers

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud

GreenBiz

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the climate cloud. Heather Clancy. Thu, 10/01/2020 - 01:30.

An Overview Of The Sonication Process In Laboratories 

U.S. Green Technology

Sonication involves sound energy for agitating the particles of subjects that need to be tested. The process is used for many reasons like extracting several components from seaweeds, plants, and microalgae.

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COVID-19 Kills More Americans Every Week Than All Radiation Deaths In World History

Jim Conca

Every week of September, more Americans died from Covid-19 than died from radiation in all of world history, including WWII. But low level radiation is a great treatment for Covid. So fear of radiation is preventing saving people’s lives and not enough fear of Covid is killing the most people of all.

What Happened To Coal Is Happening To Oil. Shell To Cut 9,000 Jobs

CleanTechnica

Shell says it will eliminate up to 9,000 workers in the next two years as it seeks to transform itself into a renewable energy company. Fossil Fuels Ben van Beurden Carbon Tracker job cuts in oil industry Royal Dutch Shell

The climate crisis needs climate leadership from businesses now

GreenBiz

The climate crisis needs climate leadership from businesses now. Maria Mendiluce. Tue, 09/29/2020 - 01:00. As the world grapples with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial inequality and more, the impacts of climate change cannot be ignored.

4 Ways to Make Social Gatherings Safer During a Pandemic

U.S. Green Technology

Since the world has had to deal with a global pandemic, we now know the importance of social distancing, and most of us comply. However, stopping all social interaction can be impossible for some people.

This cabin in the woods may be the perfect writer's studio

Inhabitat - Innovation

This off-grid cabin is a peaceful place for a former business executive to pen poetry

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Tesla China Cuts Model 3 Price By 8%

CleanTechnica

Tesla China has cut the price of the Model 3 by 8% effective immediately. Electric Cars Tesla Model 3 price in China Tesla Model 3 range in China

Get ready for the next wave of GMOs

GreenBiz

Get ready for the next wave of GMOs. Jim Giles. Fri, 10/02/2020 - 02:00. One summer day almost 20 years ago, a group of protestors arrived at a plot of genetically modified corn growing near the town of Montelimar in southern France.

Amazon study suggests big conservation gains possible for imperilled freshwater ecosystems

Envirotec Magazine

A new study by an international team of environmental scientists in the Brazilian Amazon appears to show that redesigned conservation projects could deliver big gains for critical freshwater ecosystems – raising hopes for the futures of thousands of species.

Greenland ice sheet melting faster than in last 12 millennia

Inhabitat - Innovation

Greenland's massive ice sheet is melting at a rate faster than experienced in the past 12,000 years, according to a new study in Nature. Published on Wednesday, the study, dubbed "Greenland Ice Sheet Will Exceed Holocene Values this Century," revealed that Greenland is already losing ice at a rate four times faster than any period in the past 11,700 years

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Hours Before Presidential Debate, Coal Sinks & Floating Solar Panels Soar

CleanTechnica

The killer combo of floating solar panels and seven more coal power plant retirements seems to have messed with the President's mind.

Embedding Social and Environmental Benefits in Renewable Energy

GreenBiz

Embedding Social and Environmental Benefits in Renewable Energy. Renewable energy deployments are on the rise. The U.S. alone is expected to add 132 to 157GW of new renewable energy capacity in the next five years.

Is Wave Energy Ready to Climb Out of the ‘Valley of Death’?

GreenTechMedia

A clutch of wave power developers is hoping to shake off the technology’s forever-round-the-corner reputation with commercial-scale arrays that could be in the water next year. AW-Energy, a Finnish developer, is looking to deliver a commercial product called the WaveRoller in 2021.

Midcentury warehouse becomes a community-building asset in Mexico City

Inhabitat - Innovation

In a bid to sustainably create more inclusive and connective space in Mexico City, local architecture practice BAAQ’ has rehabilitated Dr. Atl 285, an industrial building from the 1960s

Tesla “Full Self Driving” Will Include Pothole Avoidance, Vector-Space Bird’s Eye View … & What Else?

CleanTechnica

This evening on Twitter, after receiving the 4200th request for bird's eye view to be included in Tesla touchscreen visualizations, Tesla CEO Elon Musk provided the first affirmative response I've seen to this request.

Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting

GreenBiz

Seven ways to inform better decisions with TCFD reporting. Steven Bullock. Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:00. This article is sponsored by Trucost, part of S&P Global.

California’s Wildfires Lowered Solar Energy Production in September

GreenTechMedia

The severe wildfire smoke that cast an orange glow over sections of the West Coast this summer also curtailed the productivity of solar panels in California.

Scientists create super-enzyme to degrade plastic bottles 6 times faster

Inhabitat - Innovation

New research reveals a super-enzyme that breaks down plastic six times faster than previously engineered plastic-eating enzymes