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Discover the World of Sustainable Tourism

U.S. Green Technology

According to data, tourist trips have increased from 524 million in 1995 to 1.3 billion in 2017, and we are expecting this number to continue growing. The tourism industry represents 10% of GDP and provides 11% of all job positions.

The Race To Develop Plastic-Eating Bacteria

Forbes Green Tech

Scientific breakthroughs mean it could one day be possible to build industrial-scale facilities where enzymes chomp on piles of landfill-bound plastic, or even to spray them on the mountains of plastic that accumulate in the ocean or in rivers. However, experts urge caution.

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So Big It’s Boring: The Rise of Utility-Scale Solar

GreenTechMedia

In 2015, I was sitting with representatives of Strata Solar, Southern Company and the Arkansas Public Service Commission, waiting to go onstage. We were the last session of the last day of the conference in question — a tough time slot.

25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021

GreenBiz

25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021. Heather Clancy. Mon, 03/08/2021 - 02:00. Given the devastating economic toll the COVID-19 pandemic has had on women and girls, the imperative to mark International Women’s Day carries more weight than usual this year. .

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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.

6 Sustainable DIY Projects for Spring

U.S. Green Technology

With warmer weather on the horizon, you might be on the hunt for a few DIY projects. Luckily, you don’t have to look any further. It’s time to break out some tools and creativity to spruce up your house and the planet in time for spring. Here are six sustainable home improvement ideas. Hanging.

Wind Turbines On Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills – How Not To Pursue A Green New Deal

Jim Conca

A company out of Boulder, CO called Scout Clean Energy has applied for a permit to build a massive turbine wind farm in Washington State on the Horse Heaven Hills, circumventing the local government. But they’re building it in the wrong state.

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The rise of social metrics in ESG reporting

GreenBiz

The rise of social metrics in ESG reporting. Aman Singh. Thu, 03/11/2021 - 12:00. Reprinted from GreenFin Weekly, a free weekly newsletter. Subscribe here.

7 Simple Ways to Conserve Energy While Doing Your Daily Chores

U.S. Green Technology

Optimizing energy usage at home isn’t something that people think about often. If only people know how to conserve energy in their day-to-day lives, they’ll find that they’re spending less money on their energy bills. Plus, they’re also environment-friendly.

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report- Week 8

CleanTech Alliance

Week Eight Week eight is now complete and we are 57 days into the 105 day 2021 legislative session. This week was filled with floor action in both chambers. The House and Senate have until Tuesday March 9th, to vote bills out of their House of Origin. At this point there have been a total […].

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Top Tips for Creating Less Waste

The Environmental Blog

It is undeniable that the waste crisis on our planet today has gone to an alarming level. We look everywhere, endangered sea creatures die, weathers are on the extreme, and trash keeps on coming. When will this end?

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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.

Has offshore wind's moment finally arrived?

GreenBiz

Has offshore wind's moment finally arrived? Sarah Golden. Fri, 03/12/2021 - 00:30. Want more great analysis of the clean energy transition? Sign up for Energy Weekly , our free email newsletter. The era of American offshore wind finally may be coming to its shores. .

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Practical Tips for Becoming more Eco-friendly Traveler

U.S. Green Technology

Traveling is what we all enjoy, as it brings so much joy to our day-to-day lives. After all, there’s nothing more comforting than taking a nice vacation or just going away for a weekend to forge the week you’ve just left behind.

Recycling Plastics And Other Important Materials Needs Some Real Help

Jim Conca

We just aren’t recycling the materials that we need to recycle to address climate change as well pollution. America landfilled 27 million tons of plastic in 2018 but only recycled 3 million tons. It’s even worse worldwide.

Colorados Electric Pass Lodge will be powered entirely by renewable energy

Inhabitat - Innovation

Just 9 miles from downtown Aspen, one of the world’s best ski resorts will soon welcome the Electric Pass Lodge, a luxury residential building that will run entirely on renewable energy

Hacking solutions to 'time-sensitive' climate problems

GreenBiz

Hacking solutions to 'time-sensitive' climate problems. Shana Rappaport. Thu, 03/11/2021 - 01:03. For more essays and articles by Shana Rapport, sign up for VERGE Weekly , one of our free newsletters.

7 Successful Ways to Write Effective Test Cases

U.S. Green Technology

Ever wondered what a good test case is? In simple words, a good test case is only a way forward to accomplish the overall objective of quality while writing a test case. For instance, if you are testing an accounting app and need to reconcile accounts, a test case that validates the two accounts and.

March 2021 Breakfast Recap- Campus Scale Sustainability with Scott Morgan

CleanTech Alliance

On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 audience members at the CleanTech Alliance Breakfast Series sponsored by Perkins Coie learned about campus sustainability. After a word from Susan Betcher from Perkins Coie, our sponsor. Deborah Stamm from the Emerald Initiative talked about how they’re not only building better buildings but improving communities. They focus on projects that […]. Alliance News breakfast recap breakfast series campus sustainability scott morgan virtual breakfast

A former coal mine will become an eco-tourism hotspot in Scotland

Inhabitat - Innovation

The masterplan will include a “dispersed hotel” of treehouses, villas and geodesic domes that will all be designed with a focus on nature

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The risky business of climate risk: 'Stop predicting the future'

GreenBiz

The risky business of climate risk: 'Stop predicting the future'. Elsa Wenzel. Mon, 03/08/2021 - 01:00. Blindsided by how COVID-19 quickly dominated the planet? You're not alone.

2021’s Renewable Energy Reading List

U.S. Green Technology

Renewable energy has been a hot topic for a number of years now, but now more than ever, it’s something worth reading up on.

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Inside Google’s Bid to Get Granular on Renewable Energy Credits

GreenTechMedia

In the decades since the voluntary renewable energy credit marketplace cropped up, a bevy of options for acquiring renewables has bloomed. Companies can choose from options including buying RECs, investing in onsite renewables and signing virtual power-purchase agreements.

Devastating gold rush in Peruvian Amazon rainforest as seen from space

Inhabitat - Innovation

New photos from the International Space Station show just how bad the rainforest looks

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Episode 259: Badass woman banter, circular cities in motion

GreenBiz

Episode 259: Badass woman banter, circular cities in motion. Heather Clancy. Fri, 03/12/2021 - 02:05. Week in Review. Stories discussed this week (3:28). 25 badass women shaping climate action in 2021. The risky business of climate risk: "Stop predicting the future ".

How To Spring Clean, The Environmentally Clean Way

U.S. Green Technology

After a long, bleak winter spring is finally on the horizon. The days are getting longer and spring bulbs are starting to awaken from their winter slumber.

What’s the Role for New Nuclear Power in the Fight Against Climate Change?

GreenTechMedia

Small modular reactors (SMRs) — nuclear reactors using novel technologies to fit into much smaller and mass-producible packages than the behemoth nuclear power plants of today — are presented as a way of rapidly decarbonizing the grid in the face of an ever more pressing need to meet climate targets.

Lebanese hospital is world's first to go vegan

Inhabitat - Innovation

If you've ever stayed in a hospital or visited someone in one around mealtime, you might have wondered if the lukewarm processed food was really going to aid in recovery. At Beirut's Hayek Hospital, the personnel have given the issue serious thought and decided to become the world's first vegan hospital

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Reduce, reuse, recycle, register?

GreenBiz

Reduce, reuse, recycle, register? Ash Earl. Tue, 03/09/2021 - 00:05. Consumer interest in the use of recycled materials, so-called recyclates, is on the rise.

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 R6900 Router Setup Guide

U.S. Green Technology

Netgear Nighthawk R6900 WiFi router holds a high-data transmission online-activity capability with functions that keep you connected.

Could Chile’s Auction Help Save CSP From Oblivion?

GreenTechMedia

A national auction in Latin America this year could offer a lifeline to a renewable energy technology that seems to be entering terminal decline.

Climate change causes more intense rainfall, flooding in Hawaii

Inhabitat - Innovation

Hawaii has declared a state of emergency as heavy rains have flooded and destroyed homes, claimed several bridges and led to the evacuation of thousands of people

Turning the economy we have into the just and inclusive economy we want

GreenBiz

Turning the economy we have into the just and inclusive economy we want. Anthony Toppi. Wed, 03/10/2021 - 00:45. Editor’s note: This article is the third in a series about the Ceres Roadmap 2030, a vision for sustainable business leadership in this crucial decade.

Measuring Sustainability as an Internal Process of a Company

Green Business Bureau

The global cry to address today’s environmental crisis has bestowed new responsibility on businesses to lower their environmental impact.

What Were Europe’s Oil Majors Doing When GTM Launched in 2007?

GreenTechMedia

This will be my final piece for Greentech Media. It’s been an honor and a privilege to track Europe’s energy transition for the sector’s most discerning audience. Find me on Twitter @jk_parnell if you want to say hi. Thanks for reading, and keep crushing that carbon. ~

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Companion plants to consider for your spring garden

Inhabitat - Innovation

Like humans, good plant companions bring out the best in each other

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Can C-suite paychecks save the world?

GreenBiz

Can C-suite paychecks save the world? Joel Makower. Tue, 03/09/2021 - 02:11. Last week, the fast-casual restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill announced a new policy that ties executive compensation in part to environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics. .