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Drone technology and AI used to tackle litter in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Envirotec Magazine

BCP Council, Hubbub and McDonald’s partner on ground-breaking campaign. Local businesses and community groups urged to join forces as lockdown eases.

Renewable natural gas is crucial to diversify our clean energy sources

Renewable Energy World

Electrification of everything is not necessarily the best path to decarbonization if was also want reliable energy delivery, argues David Cox. David Cox, Founder and CFO of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas.

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It’s time to speed up the sustainability shift

GreenBiz

It’s time to speed up the sustainability shift. Katie Thompson Levey. Tue, 03/23/2021 - 01:45. "I I am discovering a whole new respect for chief sustainability officers," I texted the facilitator of Leading the Sustainability Transformation.

A guide to water treatment technologies

The Environmental Blog

Water treatment is a process the vast majority of us give very little thought to. We turn on the faucetor flush the toilet and out it comes, ready to hydrate us or wash away our waste. But before it reaches that stage, it will have gone through a lot to ensure it is safe to use in our homes.

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.

Nuclear Power Continues To Break Records In Safety And Generation

Jim Conca

Energy Northwest in Richland, WA, which operates the only nuclear power plant in the region, the Columbia Generating Station, has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2020. Not to mention breaking all generation records.

5 Reasons Why Pre-Call Research Is So Important

U.S. Green Technology

One of the initial steps you take to increase your dealings and sales with the prospects is by knowing them. Without understanding the prospects, you will not be able to satisfy them and answer their question in the best possible way.

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Discover The 5 House plants that flourish in Low light

The Environmental Blog

House pants are a great addition to any home. They are known to help remove toxins from the air , improving the environment, and making you feel better about life. In short, everyone should have a look at the available indoor plants online and get some for their home.

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2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 10

CleanTech Alliance

Week Ten As week 10 comes to a close, we now have less than 40 days remaining in this legislative session. This week was full of committee hearings which will continue through next week until the policy committee cutoff for the opposite house on Friday, March 26th.

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Top 10 Wholesalers of Skin Care Products

U.S. Green Technology

When it comes to skincare products, you always need to prioritize the quality of the products. As the only thing matters in this category is the po]sitive results observed by the consumers. However, you cannot gain positive results if your cosmetic product is not authentic.

HelloFresh would like to clear the air on meal kits

GreenBiz

HelloFresh would like to clear the air on meal kits. Jeff Yorzyk. Mon, 03/22/2021 - 02:00.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative.is, VirtualGaia.com, 7Vortex.com; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Chief Storyteller, The Climate 4.0 Project

Join our amazing panelists, 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.

Discovering ThePotential Well Water Contaminants and Their Impacts

The Environmental Blog

For many people, they don’t need to think much about their water. All they have to do is turn on the faucet and the water is there, ready to be used. But, what if you’re trying to be more independent or are too far away to connect to the mains water supply?

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Veterans Affairs Knows How To Distribute The COVID Vaccine

Jim Conca

As of 3/20, VHA has delivered over 3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given to over 2 million veterans, VA employees, health care workers and support personnel, this out of about 9 million veterans enrolled in the VA health care programs and about 400,000 employees at the agency.

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Simple Things You Can Do to Stabilize Your Small Business Right Now

U.S. Green Technology

The first wave of the pandemic left humanity deeply concerned about how things will work under completely unexpected circumstances. In spite of gloomy predictions, though, businesses are still opened and run as we speak.

Diversity, equity and inclusion: Incremental reform or systemic change?

GreenBiz

Diversity, equity and inclusion: Incremental reform or systemic change? Terry F. Yosie. Tue, 03/23/2021 - 01:11. Unresolved debates about the past frame choices about who owns the future.

First of its kind study examines the impact of ocean noise pollution on Ireland’s marine life

Envirotec Magazine

Ireland’s first real-time acoustic monitoring project of cetacean species (whales, dolphins and porpoise) was launched last week off the South Coast of Ireland, with the goal of creating a near real-time detection model for these species and examining the impact rising ocean noise pollution is having on Ireland’s marine life.

Deforestation contributes to disease outbreaks, study says

Inhabitat - Innovation

A recent paper published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science has established that there is a connection between deforestation and the occurrence of zoonotic and vector-borne diseases

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Eric J Dalius Reflects Upon the Roadmap to the Success of a Company

U.S. Green Technology

A business plan aids in explaining how your business will attract profits in the near future. This document stresses the business models and the key strategies to gain customers and withstand the competition in the market. This business plan will act as a guide initially in operating the business.

Unilever sets out net-zero plans for shareholder vote

GreenBiz

Unilever sets out net-zero plans for shareholder vote. Michael Holder. Thu, 03/25/2021 - 00:30.

Commercial-scale facility will recycle all forms of plastic waste

Envirotec Magazine

· New HydroPRS process creates raw ingredients for “infinitely recyclable new products” · World-first commercial-scale plant starts construction in Teesside, UK, backed by global partners and UK Government. Plans for one million tonnes of capacity in development worldwide by 2025.

Both African elephant species face extinction

Inhabitat - Innovation

IUCN now ranks African forest elephants as critically endangered and African savanna elephants as endangered

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Eric J Dalius suggest practical ways to identify employee burnout

U.S. Green Technology

For most individuals, the concept of burnout is new to their dictionary. Burnout is a state of extreme mental, emotional as well as physical exhaustion. It is due to a result of excessive as well as prolonged stress.

The infrastructure we're not talking about

GreenBiz

The infrastructure we're not talking about. Jim Giles. Fri, 03/26/2021 - 00:30. When we talk about infrastructure, we usually mean big, heavy stuff: roads; bridges; seawalls and the like.

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New Flyer unveils lighter, more efficient, longer-range electric bus

Charged

Bus manufacturer New Flyer of America has unveiled its next-generation electric heavy-duty transit bus, built on its proven Xcelsior platform. New Flyer’s battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE and fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 buses have logged 4.5 million service miles to date.

Kiribati Floating Houses address rising waters and land limitations

Inhabitat - Innovation

The problem is rising waters and limited landmass; the solution is floating structures

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Eric J Dalius: Working on a successful coaching business

U.S. Green Technology

Whether you are a life, skills, career, or motivational coach, you fundamentally want to help people find answers to their problems. You may not be aware of your potential, but the current boom in the coaching business can compel you to learn about yourself more.

Is harmonization of reporting standards possible or even desirable?

GreenBiz

Is harmonization of reporting standards possible or even desirable? Antonio Vives. Wed, 03/24/2021 - 01:14. Interest in corporate sustainability metrics has skyrocketed in the last few years, particularly in the financial industry.

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Sustainability Consulting: Understanding Your Options

Green Business Bureau

Over the past five years, organizations ranging from the United Nations , the G20 , the World Economic Forum and the International Organization of Securities Commissioners (IOSOC), are pushing for companies to expand on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information and uphold sustainability standards for business.

Major banks still back fossil fuel industry despite climate pledges

Inhabitat - Innovation

This year's Banking on Climate Chaos report shows that despite feel-good environmental marketing, major financial institutions still back fossil fuel companies

New Chinese Mini EV flying off the lots

Charged

Bring the prices of EVs down, and people will buy. That’s the latest lesson from China, where customers took delivery of an astonishing 200,000 Wuling Hongguang Mini EVs in the vehicle’s first 200 days of production.

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

GreenBiz

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course. Joel Makower. Mon, 03/22/2021 - 00:05. This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. You can download the entire report here. Modern aviation had never seen a year like 2020.

The Sustainability Benefits of Remote Work

Green Business Bureau

Working From Home Reduces Our Carbon Footprint. Employers shifting to a remote workforce and enabling their employees to work from home is resulting in very positive effects on business, their employees’ lives and the planet.

NOAA predicts drought in the west, flooding in the east

Inhabitat - Innovation

Prepare for more drought in the West and flooding in the East, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association's spring outlook report. Most of the western half of the country is already in moderate to exceptional drought conditions, which, unfortunately, is likely to expand into the most significant spring drought since 2013

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Belgrade’s 5.2-billion-euro climate plan includes converting buses and taxis to EVs

Charged

Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, has announced plans to invest some 5.2 billion euros in measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality.

For a clean, resilient grid, look to EV infrastructure

GreenBiz

For a clean, resilient grid, look to EV infrastructure. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 03/24/2021 - 00:30. Electric vehicle charging infrastructure could provide a major benefit — boosting both clean energy and resiliency — for the power grid.

Net zero target will create up to 1.7 million new jobs by 2030, says research

Envirotec Magazine

The Government will not deliver on its commitment to net zero by 2050, say the authors of a new research paper, without taking radical action to decarbonise the 12 most carbon-intensive industries, which together represent three-fifths of UK emissions and employ one in every five jobs.