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How A.I. Is Working With Satellites To Corral Wildfires, From Space

Jim Conca

As we face the largest risks of droughts and wildfires in history, André Coleman and team at PNNL have developed a technology called RADR that combines artificial intelligence, imaging from satellites and a host of data sources to fight wildfires.

Hydrogen Cars. Smart or DuMb?

Mr. Sustainability

Not smart Summary - Hydrogen has a key role to play in our sustainable future. Except for cars. It is time we acknowledge the future of land-based transport is battery-electric, not hydrogen-powered. This blog explores the beauty of hydrogen and why we should not put it into our cars - of any size.


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Go Green: 6 Basic Tips to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle

U.S. Green Technology

We make daily choices and take actions that can impact our environment. No wonder we see the following statistics: The CO2 in the atmosphere reached a record high of 417 parts per million in May 2020. The year 2011-2020 was the hottest on record.

Planting the seeds for better vertical farm crops


After millennia of creating crops for outdoor agriculture, researchers are finally investing in creating seeds that can thrive without traditional soil, sunlight or temperature fluctuations

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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.

Net zero by 2050 is “too little too late”: Scientists make a case for net negative strategies

Envirotec Magazine

A view of the city of Manaus (on the other side of the river) in the Brazilian Amazon, through a flooded area on the edge of the Rio Negro (image credit: International Monetary Fund , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license ).

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- August 30

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, August 30, 2021 UPDATE: Clean Energy Implementation Plan (CEIP) template has been updated Commerce has issued a revised CEIP template to address minor formatting issues and provide clarification, including: removing the drop-down tabs on the “Population affected” column on the “Forecast of Impacts” tab, clarifying that more than one population […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking weekly bulletin

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Cities are banding together to buy renewables at scale


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Vision set out for “digital revolution that will fundamentally change UK motorways”

Envirotec Magazine

An automated cone laying machine that has been developed through National Highways’ innovation fund.

Autonomous electric cargo ship with 7 MWh battery capacity sets sail in Norway


Norwegian chemical firm Yara International has developed an autonomous electric cargo ship, which is scheduled to make its maiden voyage with no crew members aboard later this year.

Top 10 Benefits of Going Solar in 2021

U.S. Green Technology

Going solar is a part of most conversations since the COVID epidemic. People want more autonomy in their lives, and the best way to do so is to cut costs. There is a saying that you can never be free as long as you depend on others. Thus, you should become a part of the.

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.

How some restaurants are taking out single-use takeout containers


Burger King, Just Salad and Salvage Hausu are very different restaurants but they're all experimenting with reuse


Volvo receives world’s first fossil-free steel

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Volvo has received the world’s first shipment of fossil-free steel from Swedish manufacturer SSAB. The steel was reduced using 100% fossil-free hydrogen , instead of coal and coke.

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Lightning eMotors partners with Collins Bus to manufacture electric Type A school buses


Commercial vehicle and powertrain specialist Lightning eMotors (NYSE: ZEV) has partnered with school bus manufacturer Collins Bus, a subsidiary of REV Group, to manufacture electric Type A school buses.

How Does Machine Learning Facial Recognition Benefit Businesses In The Finest Manner?

U.S. Green Technology

Are you aware that the cyberworld faces 2200 cyber attacks every day? This means that individuals worldwide face a new cyberattack every 39 seconds! As the technology is evolving the hackers are super-evolving.

System change: The readers weigh in


The GreenBiz community has a lot to say about what it means, and takes, to transform markets and the world


Chinese firm unveils cobalt-free EV battery

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Chinese electric vehicle battery manufacturer SVOLT Energy has unveiled the world’s first cobalt-free battery. SVOLT’s cobalt-free pack can reach 82.5

How to Practice Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

Green Living Guy

As the global warming conversation continues to reverberate throughout society, one of the industries so many people point the finger at is the fashion industry. Landfills are overflowing with items like apparel.

Scientists Use Robots and Drones to Study Melting Glacier

U.S. Green Technology

The Kronebreen glacier is located on the western side of Svalbard, an Arctic archipelago located halfway between Norway and the North Pole. This fast-flowing tidal glacier moves as much as a football field forward every two weeks, traversing a narrow fjord down to the ocean.

How BCG helps corporations invest in climate tech


The BCG Green Ventures mandate: Partner with corporations to help them identify business opportunities related to climate tech, and then jointly incubate and invest in those ventures

What’s the difference between net-zero and carbon-neutral policies?

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Dr. Torill Bigg, Tunley Engineering. As understanding of the climate crisis increases and the harm to ourselves, the environment, business, industry, and the economy that will follow, so a desire to not only reduce carbon but to be seen reducing carbon increases.

Using microorganisms to appraise water quality within minutes

Envirotec Magazine

Paramecium (image credit: clare_and_ben , CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license ). Technology allows users with camera phones to track the health of aquatic microorganisms.

7 Eco-friendly Tips for a Sustainable Family Vacation

U.S. Green Technology

Planning a trip with your family can be daunting. You need to decide the places and activities that everyone can enjoy. You should also agree on the length of the trip and ensure that you have the budget. This can lead to a laundry list of items to pack, itineraries, and travel documents. But that.

Could desalination play a role in the future of the Colorado River?


As Colorado River supply dwindles, the U.S. and Mexico are looking to Israel and Jordan for ideas on how to help quench their own shared border


Floating offshore wind farm to power 1 million South Korean homes

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Shell and CoensHexicon have formed a joint venture to build a massive floating offshore wind farm off South Korea. Located about 65 km off Ulsan City, the 1.4

Webinar: Maximising Sustainable opportunities to power data centres


Maximising sustainable opportunities to power data centres is the topic of a free webinar, hosted by Centrica Business Solutions on Tuesday 14 September (10am to 11am

Top 3 Reasons Why Social Media Marketers Should Use Memes in Their Content Strategy

U.S. Green Technology

Nowadays, most customers are using advanced adblockers to block advertisements. They have also developed a habit of avoiding the ads. As a result, marketers are struggling to enhance their brand voice.

Organic food still has room to grow


Organic farmers might be able to get a win-win; being more environmentally friendly while also making more profits. More need to make the switch

Orange EV to deliver 25 electric yard trucks to yard management firm Lazer Spot


Heavy-duty EV builder Orange EV has announced an agreement with Georgia-based Lazer Spot to manufacture and deliver more than 25 electric yard trucks in 2021 and 2022.

Electrification ‘not enough’ to meet Paris climate goals, consultant says

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The global push to produce all electricity from clean sources won’ t be enough to meet the net-zero target of the Paris climate agreement , according to a new report from energy consultant DNV.

Genesis GV60 design that speaks luxurious EV

Green Living Guy

Tomorrow’s drivers are expecting more from their vehicles, with EVs at the forefront of a bold new era in mobility.

Tesla has big recycling goals — but is now the time to celebrate?


Tesla is driving down the amount of waste generated per vehicle and has decreased manufacturing waste by 50 percent in new facilities

Eaton launches new line of differentials for electrified vehicles


The Vehicle Group of power management company Eaton has launched a new lineup of differentials for electrified vehicles that it says offer comparable performance to those of legacy ICE vehicles.


California passes ‘much needed’ fix for solar project financing

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. California lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill to extend a property tax exemption to solar projects that change ownership through the “partnership flip” financing structure.

Kia Niro EV Crossover Utility makes North American Debut

Green Living Guy

The new Niro EV opens a world of new possibilities for consumers who love crossover characteristics but also want all the benefits electric vehicles have to offer.

How the EU is financing circularity


European companies with circular initiatives are benefiting from a strategy that encourages innovation and private investment, from venture capital to green bonds, while providing copious amounts of public funding.