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Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential

GreenBiz

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential. Katie Lebling. Wed, 11/11/2020 - 00:30. To meet the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius 2.7 degrees F), greenhouse gas emissions must reach net-zero by mid-century.

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Renewable Hydrogen May Be The Key To A Sustainable Future

CleanTechnica

Green hydrogen from renewable sources has the capability to help lower carbon emissions from shipping as well as many industrial applications such as steel and cement making. Green Economy Australia csiro Dr. Cathy Foley green hydrogen

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New Solar Array With Battery Back-Up Latest Step Forward To Clean-Energy Future

Jim Conca

The not-for-profit Energy Northwest in WA State cut the ribbon on its new utility-scale solar and battery project with more than 11,400 new solar panels that are paired with battery storage - exactly what President-Elect Biden’s new Climate 21 Project is supposed to encourage.

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Tips for Choosing the Best Home Heating System

U.S. Green Technology

Most people never give their home heating systems a second thought. Once you move in and as long as your home heater works, you likely ignore your heater. Most people accept whatever heater their home comes with and might not even know there are different home heating system options.

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Shooting for the moon: 3 radical innovations to remove atmospheric CO2

GreenBiz

Shooting for the moon: 3 radical innovations to remove atmospheric CO2. Tali Zuckerman. Tue, 11/10/2020 - 01:00. Removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere may be as difficult as getting to the moon. . That’s because every day, human activity pumps out 38 tons of CO2 into the air.

The Minimalist Trend: Creative Ways To Get Involved

The Environmental Blog

The minimalist trend has soared in popularity in recent years. Creating a minimalist home can offer several great benefits,such as saving you money and helping the environment by reducing waste and pollution.

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Solar Power Systems Instead of Conventional Power Systems

U.S. Green Technology

Have you imagined how much money you could have saved if you had no monthly payments to make towards your electricity bills, ever? Well, this is not a far-fetched imagination anymore! This is indeed a reality if you make use of solar energy to power your home, office, or any other buildings.

How the digital wave is contributing to the rise of sustainable fisheries

GreenBiz

How the digital wave is contributing to the rise of sustainable fisheries. Myisha Majumder. Thu, 11/12/2020 - 02:03.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- November 10

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, November 10, 2020 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s 2019 clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 […].

McDonald's introduces McPlant, its first plant-based burger

Inhabitat - Innovation

McDonald’s is finally getting with the times

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Vegan Cars: A Guide to Making An Eco and Ethical Driving Choice

U.S. Green Technology

Major car manufacturers across the globe are producing new sustainable, cruelty-free material choices for the latest additions to their model range. Leather is no longer leading the way – modern motorists are favouring inventive alternatives like bamboo and even pineapple. But simply picking a leather alternative doesn’t mean that a car is vegan or the. The post Vegan Cars: A Guide to Making An Eco and Ethical Driving Choice appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

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Collaborating with the ocean is essential to addressing climate change and environmental justice

GreenBiz

Collaborating with the ocean is essential to addressing climate change and environmental justice.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, November 9, 2020 Announcements CR-102 Submitted for Phase 2 of the CETA rules Commerce filed proposed rule language on Oct. 21 to implement the Clean Energy Transformation Act, Washington’s landmark clean electricity legislation enacted in 2019. The proposed rules will be published in November in the Washington State Register, and […]. Industry News Public Policy ceta clean energy transformation act weekly bulletin

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These are the winning environmental measures on ballots across the US

Inhabitat - Innovation

While it took a long time to determine the new president of the U.S., the environment was a clear winner in many smaller elections this year

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6 Major advantages of Organic Liquid Fertilizers 

U.S. Green Technology

The world is going green in all sectors, including agriculture. This necessitates the shift from synthetic fertilizers to organic fertilizers that are less toxic to the environment and the people.

It's time to bridge the clean energy partisan divide

GreenBiz

It's time to bridge the clean energy partisan divide. Sarah Golden. Fri, 11/13/2020 - 00:30. Partisanship runs deep in America. . We’ve self-organized so our neighbors, friends and social media agree with us, and we gravitate voices who are increasingly vitriolic towards those who don’t.

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Chemicals Giant Ineos Targets the World’s Cheapest Green Hydrogen

GreenTechMedia

It seems everyone wants to get in on the ground floor when it comes to green hydrogen. Utilities and oil majors both have a head start with their mixture of renewable power capacity, gas transmission assets and an existing set of end users.

The Philippines halts coal proposals to explore green energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Philippine government has halted the country's coal exploration. While announcing this news, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said that the government is seeking alternative, green energy sources as it steps away from coal power. The moratorium means that investors intending to pursue any projects related to coal power will have to look into alternatives

Using cold emails for the growth of a small business by EJ Dalius

U.S. Green Technology

The simple nature of email campaigns makes small businesses doubt its effectiveness. They feel it can never work, and even if it converts, the deal might be insignificant. You may also agree with them, while the truth is this tactic is still useful and efficient in getting larger contracts. B2B buyers prefer email communications as. The post Using cold emails for the growth of a small business by EJ Dalius appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

How alt-protein companies Impossible Foods, Memphis Meats hope to reshape diets

GreenBiz

How alt-protein companies Impossible Foods, Memphis Meats hope to reshape diets. Holly Secon. Mon, 11/09/2020 - 01:00. By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will be on the planet. That’s about 2 billion more hungry mouths to feed.

South Korean Firm Touts Novel Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Tower Concept

GreenTechMedia

South Korean firm Odin Energy hopes to carve out a new niche with a vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) tower designed for urban settings.

Renewable energy grows in 2020 despite pandemic

Inhabitat - Innovation

Renewable energy capacity has reached a record high

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Custom Garden Flags – Easy Solution For Your Garden Advertising

U.S. Green Technology

Summary: In case you are aiming for the custom garden flags, make sure to check out the variations available for the same. Loads of options are there for you. If you have been looking for an inexpensive and easy solution to cover for garden advertising and decoration, then the garden flags might seal the deal. The post Custom Garden Flags – Easy Solution For Your Garden Advertising appeared first on U.S. Green Technology. Green Living, Living Green Garden

Here's how Joe Biden could cultivate a more sustainable food system

GreenBiz

Here's how Joe Biden could cultivate a more sustainable food system. Jim Giles. Fri, 11/13/2020 - 00:14. Let’s do a quick thought experiment. Imagine stepping into an elevator and realizing that the man next to you is President-elect Joe Biden. You have 30 seconds to urge him to focus on a particular issue. What would it be? Earlier this week, I invited leaders from food and agriculture to play that game.

US Voluntary Clean Power Sales Keep Surging, With More Than a Little Help From Utilities

GreenTechMedia

Millions of retail electricity customers in the United States buy voluntary clean power, meaning renewable energy beyond what load-serving entities such as utilities otherwise provide.

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Architects envision a lush, solar-powered oasis to cool Abu Dhabi

Inhabitat - Innovation

Oasys is a winning conceptual design to help 'Cool Abu Dhabi

The benefits of drying biogas

Envirotec Magazine

Biogas generated from anaerobic digestion (AD) contains a mixture of compounds including water vapour. This is not always considered by those burning biogas in a combine heat and power (CHP) facility.

Say HY-drogen to Our Decarbonized Future

GreenBiz

Say HY-drogen to Our Decarbonized Future. Date/Time: December 8, 2020 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT). The world is betting on clean hydrogen – but will applying it to decarbonization efforts come up short?

BP and Ørsted Launch Green Hydrogen Partnership

GreenTechMedia

BP and Ørsted will partner on a 50-megawatt electrolyzer in Germany in the first stage of a green hydrogen partnership. The companies announced the project in Lingen, northern Germany, on Tuesday.

Smelly but smart: ships to use ammonia as "zero-carbon" fuel

Inhabitat - Innovation

As massive fuel guzzlers compared to other transportation methods, ships exacerbate the emissions problem. To deal with the issue of carbon pollution by ships, several companies and organizations are exploring ammonia as a possible solution

Funding for Internet of Trees

Envirotec Magazine

Seed funding of 1.8million has been secured for a large-scale IoT network to detect wildfires.

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The 'order of planning' determines transit priorities. What if we inverted it to prioritize people?

GreenBiz

The 'order of planning' determines transit priorities. What if we inverted it to prioritize people? Alan Hoffman. Thu, 11/12/2020 - 00:01. Are your transportation plans letting you down?

UK Nuclear on Tenterhooks Pending Funding Announcement

GreenTechMedia

A small modular reactor ( SMR ) consortium is “eagerly awaiting” a government announcement that could help the U.K. regain its former leadership in nuclear technology.

Intergenerational living community in France upholds passive design principles

Inhabitat - Innovation

An inclusive living community in central France welcomes all

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Solar Energy for Residential Buildings: The Time is Now

CleanTech Group

For the past two decades, thousands of entrepreneurs have dived into the residential solar space hoping to become a market leader. Few have. Cleantech Insights Energy & Power Renewable Energy Sources Solar

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