2020

Ethically minded brands are on the rise: Here’s what you should know

The Environmental Blog

The coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated the trend for online shopping, and even committed high-street shoppers are now shifting towards ecommerce.

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New Solar Array With Battery Back-Up Latest Step Forward To Clean-Energy Future

Jim Conca

The not-for-profit Energy Northwest in WA State cut the ribbon on its new utility-scale solar and battery project with more than 11,400 new solar panels that are paired with battery storage - exactly what President-Elect Biden’s new Climate 21 Project is supposed to encourage.

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80% of oil workers considering career impacts of climate change

Envirotec Magazine

New study shows half in oil and gas have considered new role in renewable energy industry – or are already diversifying into it. Eight in ten Scots oil workers have considered that their careers could be impacted by actions being taken to tackle climate change, new research suggests.

Home Renovation Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

Energy Refuge

Even if you’re skeptical about environmental issues, everyone should try to make their homes as energy-efficient as possible. It has been estimated that the average homeowner could save up to 15% on their yearly energy bill simply by insulating their water heater.

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.

How to Improve Workplace Productivity with LED Lighting

U.S. Green Technology

LED Lighting and Workplace Productivity There are numerous reasons to leverage LED lighting in your business. Switching from fluorescent bulbs can bring down energy consumption and reduce your power bill.

3 circular economy trends that defined 2020

GreenBiz

3 circular economy trends that defined 2020. Lauren Phipps. Mon, 12/21/2020 - 00:15. As the year comes to a (welcome) close, it’s worth taking a moment to consider how the circular economy concept has emerged and evolved during this very particular year.

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Top 3 plastic polluters are CocaCola, PepsiCo and Nestle. Again.

Inhabitat - Innovation

May we have the envelope, please? Let's see who this year's top plastic polluters are

Green Space: An Underestimated Tool to Create More Equal Cities

The City Fix

As coronavirus restrictions ease around the world, many consider a walk around their neighborhood for some fresh air to be a welcome break from confinement. However, socioeconomic status could greatly affect the landscapes people find on these strolls, particularly in how much.

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Full speed ahead: advancements in EVs and charging

altenergymag

Electric vehicles (EVs) and the wider electric transportation has gone from strength to strength in the past decade.

Understanding California Wildfires: Climate Trends And Response Options

Energy Innovation

Energy Innovation partners with the independent nonprofit Aspen Global Change Institute (AGCI) to provide climate and energy research updates.

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.

What will the city of the future look like?

The Environmental Blog

Flying cars, companion robots, cell phones embedded in the palm of your hand, McDonald’s home delivery … we all once wondered what the city ??of of the future would look like.

International Marine Shipping Industry Considers Nuclear Propulsion

Jim Conca

The international shipping industry wants to reduce their rather large carbon footprint and are considering installing nuclear power in their increasingly large ships. It would save billions of barrels of oil per year. And they only have to adopt the Nuclear Navy’s protocols to be safe and easy.

Hear how Matidor Technologies adapted their core technology to serve COVID-19 and other disaster response situations

CleanTech Alliance

?Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Pacific Location: Online Matidor is a new kind of team collaboration platform that combines intuitive portfolio management with powerful, user-friendly mapping.

Why Do We Need Green Technology?

U.S. Green Technology

The main purpose of green technology is to slow down global warming and reduce the green house effect. The main idea is the creation of new technologies. The post Why Do We Need Green Technology? appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

5 Ways to Understanding Sustainable Construction

U.S. Green Technology

5 Techniques for Sustainable Building Construction Sustainable construction covers two main facets: following protocols that will reduce the impact on the environment during the building process and creating something that will have a positive impact in the future.

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers

GreenBiz

The top 2020 trends in sustainability, according to GreenBiz readers. Holly Secon. Mon, 12/28/2020 - 01:30. At GreenBiz, we’ve been reporting on the world of sustainable business for over two decades, but this year has been unlike any other.

The Role of Living Walls in Sustainable Building

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability has become a focal point in residential and commercial buildings, and so have ways of integrating green innovations. Living walls are a unique statement piece for structures of all kinds. They have the power to greatly improve the air and peoples’ quality of life.

What You Can Do to Reduce Energy Wastage

U.S. Green Technology

Many people do not realize just how much energy they waste in their own homes on a daily basis. While many of us are keen to do our bit for the green cause and to save money on energy bills, we often waste energy without knowing. This means that we not only damage the environment.

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Why Modular Construction Is More Sustainable

U.S. Green Technology

The construction industry is one of the most necessary sectors in the world. It’s also one of the most common culprits of energy waste and pollution. In comparison to the traditional method, modular construction is the more sustainable option.

Tips for Choosing the Best Home Heating System

U.S. Green Technology

Most people never give their home heating systems a second thought. Once you move in and as long as your home heater works, you likely ignore your heater. Most people accept whatever heater their home comes with and might not even know there are different home heating system options.

Environmental and Financial Benefits of Using LED Lighting at Home

U.S. Green Technology

The Financial and Environmental Benefits of LED Lighting As more people become conscious of the need to conserve the environment, one of the strategies that have come to the fore is that of using environment friendly energy and gadgets.

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5 Green New Year Resolutions for Business

The Environmental Blog

The beginning of the year is always a good opportunity for businesses to make positive changes, much like people make New Year’s resolutions each year.

China Has ‘First-Strike’ Capability To Melt U.S. Power Grid With Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon

Jim Conca

China now has a network of satellites, high-speed missiles, and super-EMP weapons that could melt down our electric grid, fry critical communications, and even takeout the ability of our aircraft carrier groups to respond.

Sustainable Tomorrow: 6 Top Benefits of a Green Home

U.S. Green Technology

6 Benefits of a Green Home According to NASA, there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreats in the last 650,000 years. And these climate changes contribute to the amount of solar energy that our planet receives. And if you feel like the planet is getting warmer by the day (i.e.,

How Renewable Energy Is Being Used by Construction Companies

U.S. Green Technology

In the last decade, the U.K. has decreased their dependency on carbon energy more than any other country in the world. In 2019, for the first time since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, renewable power supplied more electricity than fossil fuels in the U.K.

How to Calculate How Much Solar Power You Need?

U.S. Green Technology

Depending on your goals and power needs, it is easy to calculate your energy needs for a DIY solar install. Some questions to ask yourself will include: Do I want to supplement a portion of my requirements? Should the system provide power during an outage? Will my system be off-grid or grid-tied?

Is your environmentalism intersectional? It should be

GreenBiz

Is your environmentalism intersectional? It should be. Deonna Anderson. Fri, 12/04/2020 - 01:30.

Green Technology: What the Ideal Green Economy Looks Like

U.S. Green Technology

Here's a look at what a new, green economy can look like following the coronavirus pandemic to create more opportunities for all. The post Green Technology: What the Ideal Green Economy Looks Like appeared first on U.S. Green Technology.

Branding Your Business for Eco Friendliness

U.S. Green Technology

Green Marketing Ideas to Promote Eco-Friendly Small Businesses Using eco friendly products is a great way to get the word out on your company or nonprofit organization. Unlike decades before, more businesspeople know about the detrimental effects of overusing energy and the environment.

Green Initiatives for Industrial Construction

U.S. Green Technology

Why Green Initiatives for Industrial Construction? Green initiatives are on the rise.

Bring the Nature in: Tips for Creating a Green Interior Design Concept

U.S. Green Technology

If you watch the news or go through Twitter, you can see that our planet is in dire need of help. Fires are raging, floods are going wild and extreme weather is reaching new levels each year. Many of these natural catastrophes are due to our irresponsible lifestyles that create a lot of waste and.

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The Potential of Eucalyptus for Biomass

U.S. Green Technology

In conversations regarding green technology, renewables like solar and wind sometimes take center stage. Biomass, though, is another source of innovation and progress for energy that benefits the environment.

No more plastic pollution: How to give a Christmas present to the Earth

The Environmental Blog

Does our planet like Christmas? If Earth could speak, I’m sure it would say “Hell, no!”. Sorry for wearing my Grinch hat, but I’d be much greener than Santa Claus by all means! Instead of writing a letter to Santa this year, I took my ambition up a notch and wrote this post to all human beings.

Preliminary Data Suggests Low-Dose Radiation May Be Successful Treatment For Severe Covid-19

Jim Conca

Human medical trials have begun on severely ill COVID-19 patients using low-doses of radiation. The first results on a very small group at Emory University Hospital were published this week and the results were quite extraordinary.

How Robots Could Change the Environmental Impact of Agriculture

U.S. Green Technology

The agriculture industry is vital to human life and the supply chain. With it, grocery stores, restaurants and every other retailer operate smoothly. However, agriculture is not without faults. The industry is a top contributor to harmful emissions and greenhouse gasses.