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How to Make Your Smart Home Eco-Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

Technological advancements are influencing the residential sector. As our home systems and appliances become smarter, we may notice changes in our energy consumption patterns. As a result, engineers are developing smart devices to increase a building’s power efficiency.

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The 3 most impactful circularity trends in 2021

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So What If Your Climate-Saving Solution Is Better?

Michael Grossman

The Science Alone Won't Close The Sale. Would you honestly try to win a competition in the running shoe market against Nike by comparing the amount of sustainable rubber? How about throwing your lower energy use smartphone against Apple?

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How to Run an Environmentally-Friendly and Ethically-Sourced Coffee Shop

The Environmental Blog

Coffee has become a mainstay in many people’s lives across the globe. People visit coffee houses to catch up over a sip of their favorite brews. This trend has provided entrepreneurs with an opportunity to capitalize on the growing demand for coffee shops and cafes.

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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.

5 Tips for Buying an Electric Vehicle for First-Time Buyers

U.S. Green Technology

Electric vehicles are getting quite a lot of traction these last couple of years. And we have to admit now when the technology finally became affordable for an average consumer, the whole idea is too good to pass. But, do you even approach these vehicles?

E-bikes, the uncelebrated hero of last-mile delivery?

GreenBiz

While e-bike proponents generally talk up the benefits for individuals and commuters, the format also holds substantial promise when it comes to last-mile delivery

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6 Ways To Prepare Before a Hurricane

The Environmental Blog

Once a hurricane is going your way, there’s no way to stop it. You cannot prevent a hurricane, short of living somewhere hurricane-free. During hurricane season, it is crucial to stay prepared. Planning for a hurricane can be stressful, especially if it’s on short notice.

How to Identify Truly Eco-Friendly Products

U.S. Green Technology

Winter is the time of holidays when many people all over the world celebrate big events that most of the time include presents. No matter if you’re looking to surprise your loved ones, your buddies or yourself with a nice gift, it’s important to stay true to your green lifestyle.

It’s past time to electrify everything

GreenBiz

The key to shifting away from fossil fuels is for consumers to begin replacing their home appliances, heating systems and cars with electric versions powered by clean electricity

Centrus Energy And Clean Core Thorium Energy Advance To Next-Generation Nuclear Fuel - ANEEL

Jim Conca

Nuclear fuel supplier Centrus Energy Corporation and new innovative nuclear fuel designer Clean Core Thorium Energy are working together to develop the advanced nuclear fuel ANEEL by combining Th with HALEU.

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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.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- December 14

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, December 14, 2021 Upcoming workshops, rulemakings, and other 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.

Septic system waste pervasive throughout Florida’s Indian River lagoon

Envirotec Magazine

Study finds even ‘properly functioning’ septic systems contaminate groundwater and surface water, as a group from Florida Atlantic University explains.

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The sectors where green jobs are growing in demand

GreenBiz

LinkedIn is seeing green jobs span a wide range of industries, from obvious ones such as renewables to more unexpected ones such as finance, fashion technologies and transport

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NuScale Nuclear Developer Goes Public With A SPAC But NRC Is Still A Drag

Jim Conca

Fluor-owned NuScale Power will go public through a merger with a SPAC, providing a $1.9 billion valuation. Yet the NRC dithers in licensing something they’ve known well for decades, even in the face of the climate crisis’ need for expanding nuclear as fast as possible.

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What You Need to Know About Foraging and Its Impact on the Earth

Green Living Guy

As eco-consciousness rises around the globe, individuals search for carbon-footprint-reduction methods. Society is shifting away from overly convenient and ecologically degrading lifestyles towards sustainable alternatives. A significant contributor to one’s carbon footprint is their diet.

Funding award for 28-year old Danish researcher’s green hydrogen breakthrough

Envirotec Magazine

A young Danish researcher has seemingly succeeded in developing a technology that will reduce the costs of getting wind power into the tanks of heavy-duty vehicles by approximately 15 percent. In recognition of her research, she has received an award worth €67,000.

The 5 biggest clean energy stories from 2021

GreenBiz

From policy to action, the public and private sectors are spurring forward the great energy transition in meaningful ways

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The Seven Sins of Greenwashing

Green Business Bureau

“Greenwashing involves companies either misleading consumers about the green credentials of a product or service, or misleading consumers about the environmental performance of a company as a whole.” – Dr. Aoife Brophy , Research Lecturer at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

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6 Qualities To Look Out For In A Horticulturist

Green Living Guy

A horticulturist is a person who practices horticulture by growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants for consumption or sale. Horticulturalists are concerned not just with plant health, but also the health of their customers.

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2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Strong new electric SUV competitor

Charged

Hyundai’s new compact EV crossover is good enough to sell every unit the company imports; the question may be how high that number will be.

2021, the year of carbon software

GreenBiz

Record-breaking funding for enterprise startup Sweep, more Stripe carbon removal commitments are important signals for the year ahead

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Busy Beaver Button Company: Eco-Friendly Promo Items That Raise Awareness and Inspire Connection

Green Business Bureau

Based in Chicago, Busy Beaver Button Co. makes custom buttons , custom stickers and other promotional items. For 26 years, Busy Beaver has helped all types of organizations spread their message and facilitate connection through small shareable items. Powered By Nature.

Liquid air: A cool option for energy storage?

Envirotec Magazine

Katie Smith is a Technical Assistant with Reddie & Grose LLP, a firm of patent, trade mark and design attorneys.

How Vape Waste Generates Single-Use Plastics?

Green Living Guy

Vaping is doing very well as a fun activity. No wonder the craze of users towards this activity is entirely considerable. Undoubtedly, it can impress with its experiences.

It’s time to address a big issue with EV charging: reliability

GreenBiz

The U.S. has a unique opportunity to bolster the national EV industry and create a reliable, accessible and enjoyable charging experience

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VIDEO: 10 Step Guide To Create An Amazing Sustainability Program At Your Company

Green Business Bureau

The Sustainable Business Journey: An Executive Guide. If you’re a company investing in green initiatives and working toward becoming a more sustainable company, you need a strategy, plan, roadmap and sustainability program.

Toyota chooses North Carolina for battery plant to begin production in 2025

Charged

Toyota has decided to locate a new automotive battery plant at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite in North Carolina’s Randolph County. Toyota chose the site based on the availability of renewable energy, local support, on-site rail, and proximity to highways, four airports and two seaports.

3 Winter Energy Saving Tips

Green Living Guy

Winter can be beautiful, but it’s also typically the time of year where energy demands become greater. Depending on where you live, you might be running your furnace more often. Because it gets darker earlier, you also might have your lights on more each day.

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The politics of climate change and ESG are about to get ugly

GreenBiz

During 2022, climate and mandatory ESG reporting will be on the ballot in scores of states and localities

Green hydrogen retrofit aims to demo marine decarbonisation

Envirotec Magazine

A retro-fit green hydrogen vessel is being used in a demonstration of zero-emission marine technology, in the Tees Valley, in an apparent UK first.

Norwegian battery-electric ship to be tested for autonomous voyages

Charged

In Norway, a battery-electric container ship named the Yara Birkeland is gearing up to be tested and certified as an autonomous ship. According to the CEO of international chemical firm Yara , Svein Tore Holsether, the ship is “the world’s first fully electric and self-propelled container ship.”.

Best Ways to Go Green

Green Living Guy

The new year is on the horizon, so now’s the time to start planning your resolutions. There are so many things you can choose to focus on during the next year. Whether it’s bettering yourself as a person or adopting a different lifestyle, it’s completely up to you.

McDonald's cuts ribbon on its first net-zero restaurant

GreenBiz

On-site renewables and sheep's wool insulation have helped new Market Drayton outlet secure net zero status for both construction and operation

Tropical forests regrow surprisingly fast

Envirotec Magazine

A new study, published in Science , shows that regrowing tropical forests recover surprisingly fast on abandoned land. After 20 years, they can attain on average nearly 80% of the soil fertility, soil carbon storage, structure, and tree diversity of old-growth forests.

St Petersburg, Florida’s PSTA hopes to deploy 60 new electric buses

Charged

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority, which serves Charged ’s home city of St Petersburg, Florida, hopes to add 60 electric buses to its fleet over the next five years. The PSTA board has unanimously approved an agreement with bus-maker Gillig to provide the 60 new e-buses.