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Is sustainability undergoing a pandemic pause?

GreenBiz

Is sustainability undergoing a pandemic pause? Joel Makower. Mon, 06/01/2020 - 00:00. If you were to believe the mainstream business media, there would be no question whatsoever that the twin crises of a pandemic and a recession have pretty much put the kibosh on sustainable business activity.

5 best solutions to gain access to energy services in a rural area

The Environmental Blog

Uninterrupted access to energy services plays an important role in our day-to-day lives.

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The Hottest Green Technology Trends

U.S. Green Technology

10 of the Hottest Green Technology Trends Humanity has made some major shifts toward sustainability in recent years.

Climate Change Driving Forests To Smaller And Younger Trees

Jim Conca

A new study by scientists at PNNL shows that ongoing environmental changes are transforming forests worldwide, resulting in shorter and younger trees with broad impacts on global ecosystems. Stunted growth from rising temperatures more than offset any growth gains by increased CO2 fertilization.

The Oil & Gas Industry Doesn?t Have A Bright Future

CleanTechnica

The oil and gas industry has been in a recession, effectively since the global financial crisis 11 years ago. Each year, production volumes have increased by more than global demand, meaning that the market has been in decline, with lower prices for crude oil and natural gas the natural result.

How Ocean Spray cranberries became America’s '100 percent sustainable' crop

GreenBiz

How Ocean Spray cranberries became America’s '100 percent sustainable' crop. Jesse Klein. Thu, 06/04/2020 - 01:45. Cranberries are more than just an American Thanksgiving Day tradition; they also are a tradition of the American land.

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Green Ideas and Cleaning the Home

The Environmental Blog

Going green at home does not require a lot of investment, and it doesn’t consume much time either. On the contrary, choosing to incorporate green living in your home will be the best decision you could ever make when it comes to saving up both time and money.

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Tesla Working On 12 Person Vans For The Boring Company

CleanTechnica

The Boring Company has reportedly been approved to build an airport loop for the Ontario International Airport. Perhaps the more interesting thing about the story, though, is that Tesla is reportedly working with The Boring Company to produce 12-person electric vans for such routes.

Discrimination in our food system is everybody's problem

GreenBiz

Discrimination in our food system is everybody's problem. Jim Giles. Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:30. The team at GreenBiz started Food Weekly to track progress toward a better food system.

So, What Exactly Is Building Electrification?

GreenTechMedia

Buildings were first electrified nearly 150 years ago. So, why is it that “building electrification” is now among the energy industry’s most popular buzzwords? Most buildings run on multiple fuels. They use electricity to power lights, refrigerators and electronic devices.

8 tips to keep your summer fruits and vegetables fresher for longer

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here are some handy tips to keep your favorite summer fruits and vegetables fresher for longer

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Tesla Plans To Add 4,000 New Superchargers In China This Year

CleanTechnica

Tesla has announced it will add 4000 new Superchargers in China this year as it seeks to expand sales in that country.

It takes a village to succeed in climate tech

GreenBiz

It takes a village to succeed in climate tech. Ben Soltoff. Wed, 06/03/2020 - 02:00. Solving climate change depends, to some extent, on technological innovation.

Germany and France, Europe’s Economic Giants, Bulk Up Offshore Wind Ambitions

GreenTechMedia

The European Union’s two biggest economies, Germany and France, both supercharged their offshore wind ambitions this week. Germany on Wednesday passed a new 2040 target of 40 gigawatts and boosted its interim 2030 target from 15 gigawatts to 20 gigawatts.

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IKEA offers open-source design for Bee Homes

Inhabitat - Innovation

SPACE10 has created Bee Home, an open-source beehive design

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Germany Doubles EV Incentives, Conventional Cars Get Nichts

CleanTechnica

Germany will double the electric car incentives available in its latest economic recovery package. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics Subsidies EV incentives EV subsidies Germany Germany EV Incentives Germany EV subsidies

How racism manifests itself in clean energy

GreenBiz

How racism manifests itself in clean energy. Sarah Golden. Fri, 06/05/2020 - 00:00. As our institutions strain under the uprising in cities across the country, I’ve been struggling to comprehend the depth of racism in America.

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Hawaiian Electric Reveals Full List of Winners From Its Big Energy Storage Procurement

GreenTechMedia

Hawaiian Electric this week revealed the full list of winners from its second large-scale procurement of energy storage and renewables for the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii.

Easy vegan ice cream recipes to enjoy all summer long

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here are four vegan ice cream recipes you can make right in your kitchen — no ice cream maker or hard-to-find ingredients required

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Tesla Glass Roof Holds 4 Protesters Standing On It

CleanTechnica

Four protesters in Seattle made an impact while standing and performing on the glass roof of a Tesla Model S as it slowly led the protest there.

Real-life Lessons for Trucking's Clean Future

GreenBiz

Real-life Lessons for Trucking's Clean Future. Having flown under the radar for decades, the trucking industry more than proved its value during the COVID-19 crisis as hospital, grocery and e-commerce deliveries became critical.

Edison Electric Institute Declines to Support Petition Seeking Federal Overturn of Net Metering

GreenTechMedia

The Edison Electric Institute has battled against solar net-metering policies for years. But on Thursday the primary industry group for U.S. investor-owned utilities confirmed that it is staying neutral on a controversial petition asking federal regulators to declare net metering illegal.

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Rimbin concept offers a look into the future of infection-free playgrounds

Inhabitat - Innovation

Berlin-based inventors Martin Binder and Claudio Rimmele believe that parents shouldn’t have to make the choice whether or not to let their children enjoy a playground in a world changed by COVID-19

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Unstoppable EV Growth In Norway — 66% Market Share

CleanTechnica

The world's leading electric vehicle market, Norway, has seen another month of record market share growth in May — 66% share. That's up from 47% a year ago. Popular all-electric models included the e-Golf, the Audi e-tron, and newcomer MG ZS EV breaking into the top.

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It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards

GreenBiz

It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards. Carol Goodstein. Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00. Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of the store before 7 a.m.,

UK Blocks Offshore Wind Project, Three More Face Further Delays

GreenTechMedia

In the past few months, three British offshore wind projects have been delayed, a total of 6 gigawatts. On Tuesday evening a fourth was blocked altogether.

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Prefab eco-pods offer luxury lodging in any environment

Inhabitat - Innovation

Developed by Nomadic Resorts, these prefab suites provide the perfect opportunity for a luxury eco-vacation pretty much anywhere.

Tesla Model 3 Is UK?s Best Selling Auto *Again* In May, EV Market Share Hits 16%

CleanTechnica

May 2020 saw UK plugin electric vehicle market share hit 16%, with the cumulative 2020 share now standing at 7.2%, almost triple 2019's result.

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A tightrope walk ahead for corporate sustainability managers

GreenBiz

A tightrope walk ahead for corporate sustainability managers. Rajat Panwar. Wed, 06/03/2020 - 00:00. Amidst numerous uncertainties surrounding post-COVID corporate climate, one thing is certain: Sustainability managers will face multifaceted challenges. .

WoodMac: How the Renewables O&M Market Is Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis

GreenTechMedia

Renewables generation has proven largely resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as global electricity demand has declined, wind and solar PV penetration continues its growth in many regions. In the U.S.

Off-grid cabins in Brazil offer remote eco getaway

Inhabitat - Innovation

Looking for an eco-adventure in a remote location? Arquitetura Rural has unveiled a pair of forest cabins set deep into a forest landscape in Tocantins

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Game Over For Coal: Renewable Energy Best Bet For COVID-19 Recovery

CleanTechnica

Low cost renewable energy rips thin veneer of bottom line respectability from coal power plants for green recovery from COVID-19 crisis. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy Electricity IRENA Renewable Energy united states

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Episode 223: Climate action and racial justice must converge, urban forest credits

GreenBiz

Episode 223: Climate action and racial justice must converge, urban forest credits. Heather Clancy. Fri, 06/05/2020 - 02:00. Week in Review. Commentary on this week's news highlights begins at 13:00. This moment: An open letter to the GreenBiz community.

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Work at Tesla’s New York Gigafactory Restarts as Panasonic Readies Its Exit

GreenTechMedia

Tesla restarted work at its Buffalo, New York Gigafactory in May, not long after resuming production at its other U.S. factories in California and Nevada, according to a company letter first reported by Buffalo Business First.

Heimplanet celebrates 9 years of innovative inflatable tents

Inhabitat - Innovation

For almost a decade, Heimplanet has offered adventure-seekers an option for quick and easy tent set up in a variety of environments.

Tesla Model 3 = King of EV Imports in South Korea

CleanTechnica

Tesla dominates imported EV sales in South Korea, according to The Korea Bizwire. Even though South Korea has it's own Korean-made EVs, which are indeed popular, Tesla is all the rage.

2020 CleanTech Innovation Showcase

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Innovation Showcase brings the industry together to discuss the latest cleantech innovations, ideas and initiatives every June. The CleanTech Innovation Showcase attracts cleantech industry leaders from across the U.S.,