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Is Energy-Efficient Architecture Answer to Our Climate Change Challenge

The Environmental Blog

The worst thing about the challenges of climate change is the lack of understanding. Climate change is more than melting ice caps somewhere far away. It is a change that impacts your life wherever you are living. Climate change impacts the ability of global society to grow food, build, and live.

How Indigenous communities build energy sovereignty

GreenBiz

"If it's extractive in nature, you are absolutely unwelcome

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Working Towards a New Sustainability

Fairsnape

Sharing this FutuREstorative review from the Urban Design Group. This book aims to provoke a new way of thinking among those involved in design and development. FutuREstorative is about our relationship with nature and how this translates into our understanding and ‘sustainable design’.

Four Simple Steps to Environmentally Friendly Car Ownership

U.S. Green Technology

Many of us aspire to live a greener, healthier lifestyle that leaves little to no trace on the world around us. Many of us also happen to be car owners and drivers, and as we all know, driving a car isn’t exactly an eco-friendly habit.

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.

E2 Letter of Support for the American Jobs Plan

CleanTech Alliance

Add your name to the letter below urging Congress to fight alongside the administration for a clean economy and the jobs that come with it. Public Policy advocacy clean energy cleantech letter of support

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To eradicate child labor in the palm oil industry, collaboration is critical

GreenBiz

In June 2021, the ILO and UNICEF reported that the number of children in child labor had increased from 152 to 160 million globally.

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How Aluminum Can Ensure Our Green Future

U.S. Green Technology

When people think about sustainable and green materials, not many of us think about metal. This material is often associated with the production of big buildings and machinery that usually have quite a negative impact on health and nature.

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- September 7

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, September 7, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […].

Climate tech accelerator Elemental starts early-stage Earthshot venture fund

GreenBiz

High-profile backers for Earthshot Ventures include legendary VC John Doerr, philanthropist Tom Steyer and Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox

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Earth observation images reveal extent of ferocious forest fires in Siberia

Envirotec Magazine

Stunning satellite images depict the recent gigantic infernos that devastated one of the coldest areas on the planet. Last month fires burning across Siberia – known for its cold and harsh winters – were said to be bigger than all the fires burning across the globe combined.

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.

4 Ways for Introducing Sustainability to Your Research Center

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability concepts are making an impact on research institutions. Not only does it lead to cost-cutting measures but sustainability can help minimize the impact that research projects have on the environment.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 7

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 7, 2021 Upcoming Workshops Schedule SEPTEMBER Joint rulemaking stakeholder workshop – topic to be announcedSept. 27, 2021, 1 to 4 p.m.Commerce and the UTC will hold a joint rulemaking workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2021. A meeting topic and materials will be posted on the CETA webpage ahead of the […]. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly bulletin workshop notice

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6 ways large energy buyers? can transform the US grid ?

GreenBiz

Large energy buyers can help not only by increasing clean energy use but by focusing on how, when and where they are procuring and using carbon-free energy resources

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Supplying New Types Of Nuclear Fuel With HALEU Is Not A Problem

Jim Conca

The cost of nuclear fuel has never been a big deal. Because of its high energy density, thousands of times less uranium is needed than fossil fuel to produce the same amount of energy. And it’s easy to enrich, even to higher levels than present reactors. New fuel is not a bottleneck to new reactors.

How to Choose a Mobile App Development Company?

U.S. Green Technology

If you want to create a mobile app, the best thing you can do is hire an app development company. There are many benefits that come with hiring a professional company and there are also some things that you should look for before making your decision. This blog post will cover what to look for.

Facility to process hard-to-recycle plastic items will open in Fife

Envirotec Magazine

A state-of-the-art facility to allow the recycling of flexible plastics is to open in Glenrothes, Fife.

9/11: A sustainability story

GreenBiz

Everyone, it seems, has a 9/11 story. Here's mine

Social-ecological grassland restoration: 5 PhD and postdoc positions

Ideas 4 Sustainability

DEADLINE 20 SEPTEMBER — please help distribute this! We have five PhD and postdoc positions to fill in the ecological and social sciences. The five job ads can be found on our university homepage. I copy and paste key details of the advertisements here.

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Fix Common WooCommerce Security Issues

U.S. Green Technology

WooCommerce is a customizable, open-source eCommerce platform built on top of WordPress. It is the most popular and trusted eCommerce solution since it is built on WordPress (the most trusted blogging service with a good percentage of the web using the web is using it).

Forecast: 8 million energy jobs created by meeting Paris agreement

Renewable Energy World

This story originally appeared in AGU’s Eos Magazine and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story.

IKEA wants to make buyback permanent in the US

GreenBiz

Buyback is part of the company’s effort to become a circular business by 2030

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New York Governor Hochul signs law phasing out ICE vehicles in 2035

Charged

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law a bill that will ban the sale of new gas-powered cars and trucks in the state by 2035. The bill (S.2758/A.4302) was introduced last October, and passed the legislature in April.

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7 Amazing Ways to Create an Eco-friendly Garden

Green Living Guy

In recent days, we’ve all witnessed the wrath of nature that caused severe damages to different countries around the globe, and needless to say, humans are responsible for this. Now it’s time to rectify all those mistakes and make this earth greener for our future generations.

For a livable future, 60% of oil and gas must stay in the ground

Grist

To achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, countries will likely need to set hard limits on the extraction of fossil fuels in addition to supporting the deployment of clean energy.

Why the Paris Agreement poses major stranded asset risk to Indonesian palm oil

GreenBiz

Research lays bare scale of stranded asset risk facing Indonesia's palm oil sector if Paris Agreement climate goals are met

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Toyota actively lobbies against support for EVs

Charged

Toyota has earned a place in the history of transport electrification. The Japanese automaker’s introduction of the Prius hybrid in 1997 was a milestone.

Are bifacial solar PV modules worth the extra cost?

Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Rogér Baylon, Clean Energy Associates. Despite last year’s reinstatement of US tariffs on bifacial modules , solar developers are often considering bifacial modules for their utility-scale solar projects.

Edo: Powering an Energy Evolution

altenergymag

Today marks the official launch of Edo, a startup born from the knowledge and experience of McKinstry and Avista. A combined 200 years of utility and built environment experience have inspired Edo's ability to drive building-to-grid integration and transform grid operations.

Sustainable post-COVID business travel requires corporate action

GreenBiz

Employee travel is one of the greatest contributors to corporate emissions, yet most firms aren’t taking real action to make such programs any greener

Solid Power to build new solid-state battery plant in Thornton, Colorado

Charged

Solid Power , a producer of all-solid-state EV batteries, plans to build a second Denver-area production facility in Thornton, Colorado.

Biden blueprint calls for wind and solar to power 90% of U.S. grid by 2050

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined an ambitious plan for wind and solar energy to provide 90% of U.S. electricity by 2050. The U.S. Dept of Energy’s Solar Futures Study is a blueprint that broadly shows how the U.S.

Briggs & Stratton Acquires SimpliPhi Power; Enters Into Energy Storage System Market

altenergymag

Acquisition Expands Business to Offer Broad Range of Energy Storage Solutions

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Why family businesses are positioned to lead on ESG

GreenBiz

Many family businesses have yet to make an explicit stand on environmental, social and governance goals, but their long-term view on value creation is changing the equation

Tesla Model Y launch helps Norway reach 72% EV market share

Charged

Tesla’s Model Y is hitting Europe like an electrical storm. In Norway, it became the best-selling vehicle (yes, of any kind) within a week of beginning deliveries. The Vikings’ buying spree pushed EV sales to a new monthly record: 72% of the total auto market in August, compared to 64% in July.

OYA Solar building six community solar projects in New York State

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. OYA Solar, a renewable energy developer and independent power producer, has started const ruction on six community solar projects in New York State.