Greta Thunberg is Time magazines 2019 Person of the Year

Inhabitat - Innovation

So far, the 16-year-old is the youngest individual to receive the recognition, thanks to her youthful activism that has brought global attention to the planet’s climate crisis

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Farewell to plastic Peppa? Waitrose bans children's magazines with 'excessive' plastic toy giveaways

Business Green

Supermarket says it is time to tackle 'unnecessary plastic' that routinely accompanies children's magazines. Skye, from Gwynedd, launched her petition after becoming fed up with being sent "cheap plastic rubbish" with her favourite magazine.

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[Blog] Home Energy Magazine Starts a New Chapter

Home Energy

Bob Krell has joined the staff of the Building Performance Association to serve as Publisher of Home Energy Magazine. He will be stewarding a new direction for the publication as it becomes the journal for BPA members

Ballard Recognized in Report on Business Magazine’s Inaugural “Women Lead Here” List

altenergymag

Ballard Power Systems today announced that the Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine has named Ballard in its inaugural "Women Lead Here" list, which identifies 73 Canadian companies at the forefront of women in leadership positions

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Earth911 Podcast: Meet Dorie Morales, Publisher of Green Living Magazine Arizona

AGreenLiving

Listen to “Earth911 Podcast: Meet Dorie Morales, Publisher of Green … The post Earth911 Podcast: Meet Dorie Morales, Publisher of Green Living Magazine Arizona appeared first on Earth 911.

Shoals' BLA (Big Lead Assembly) wins PV Magazine 2019 BoS Award

altenergymag

The BLA is a pre-manufactured, plug-n-play solution that transmits power from the solar panel to the inverter without the combiner boxes and in-array trenching that have burdened conventional systems with reliability challenges, increased labor, and higher O&M costs

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Gathering Moss

Fairsnape

And then … this delightful interview with Robin Wall Kimmerer with Janice Lee in Believer Mag popped up in my twitter feed from Emergence Magazine. environment nature bacon feell Believer Magazine Emergerence Magazine Forest of Bowland Guardian Diary moss philopatry Robin Wall Kimmerer zoom regenerative lockdown

Low-Tech Magazine switches to a low-tech, low carbon website

Treehugger - Technology

Blogging like it's 1999 might make sense for a lot of people. Technology

Healthcare skyscraper wins 2020 eVolo Skyscraper Competition

Inhabitat - Innovation

After receiving nearly 500 submissions from around the world, eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2020 Skyscraper Competition

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Climate change, deforestation lead to younger, shorter trees

Inhabitat - Innovation

Recently published research in Science magazine warns that older, taller trees are quickly becoming a thing of the past, consequently leaving forests in disarray.

Journalists Use Satellite Data to Track Pollution, Kim Jong-Un and More During COVID-19 Pandemic

Planet Pulse

Journalists are using satellite imagery to discover and share visual indicators of the COVID-19 pandemic, providing timely information that can help people make better decisions about global issues.

NREL’s Six-Junction Solar Cell Sets Efficiency Records

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Matthew Mercure, Solar Industry Magazine, April 15, 2020 cientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have created a solar cell with an efficiency of nearly 50%. The six-junction solar cell now holds the world record for the highest solar conversion efficiency at 47.1%, which was measured under concentrated illumination. A variation of the same cell […]. Industry News

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2,000 gigawatts of solar power needed for 100% renewables

CleanTech Alliance

Source: William Driscoll, PV Magazine, Jan 6 2020 The U.S. would need 1,500 GW of utility-scale solar power and 500 GW of rooftop solar to reach 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to a plan developed by Stanford engineering professor Mark Jacobson and seven co-authors. Battery capacity of 3,300 GW would balance solar and wind power — […]. Public Policy Uncategorized

Instagram Features That Are Helping Small Businesses to Survive COVID-19 and Followers on Instagram

U.S. Green Technology

A report in a widely-read business magazine says that according to estimates around 7.5 million. Small businesses are at risk of closing down forever in just five months due to the rampaging novel coronavirus. That has devastated both public health and the national economy.

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Commentary: Restoring the Snake River Is a Jobs Program

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Dan Malarkey, Sightline Institute, September 19, 2019 “Breaching Snake River dams could save salmon and orcas, but destroy livelihoods” reads a March 24, 2019 cover story of the Sunday Seattle Times Pacific NW magazine. Such headlines reinforce the misperception that removing the dams would deal a blow to the economy of Eastern Washington. The recent economic impact analysis by ECONorthwest […]. Commentary

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[Blog] Our Blog Has Moved

Home Energy

Thanks for your interest in contributing a blog to the Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy magazine). You can view our magazine on the Building Performance Association website and you can blog with us over We’re happy you’ve found us here, but we’ve moved!

Accelerating Recovery for People Through Building Energy Efficiency

The City Fix

This article originally appeared in Energy Efficiency Magazine as part of a series of responses about energy efficiency’s role in global economic recovery from COVID-19.

CS Energy’s Energy Storage Business Triples in 2020; Firm Wins Solar + Storage Project of the Year

altenergymag

Today the company was recognized for its most recent solar + storage project: Solar Builder magazine has named the Amesbury Landfill Project as the 2020 Solar + Storage Project of the Year

Onsite Utility Services Capital Named to the Top 20 Companies with the most Disruptive Solutions of the Year 2020

altenergymag

Onsite Utility Services Capital has secured its reputation as a national leader in energy efficiency as a service industry by earning a place on the esteemed Industry Wired magazine Top 20 Companies with the most Disruptive Solutions of the Year 2020

Buying Non-Leather, Vegan Boxing Gloves

Green Living Guy

Shoutout to BBB magazine for this idea of a post. I mean I even think about buying a new pair of boxing gloves seems like a piece of cake. Right? But, it’s not that easy. That’s because you have to know what exactly you are looking for. I mean check Continue Reading.

Bulk of UK banks lack convincing climate strategy, Ethical Consumer warns

Business Green

Conclusion based on research conducted by the magazine, which asked how banks were measuring and evaluating the climate impacts of their investments. Of 36 banks surveyed, 94 per cent failed to meet the magazine's expectations, it reported today.

IKEA deploys electric delivery truck from SEA Electric

Charged

Source: Work Truck Magazine. Australian e-truck builder SEA Electric has delivered an electric delivery truck to fleet service provider All Purpose Transport. The new truck will be making deliveries for IKEA in Queensland. SEA offers a range of 5 drivetrains for commercial vehicles from 3.5

Wells Solar Recognized As A Top Solar Company In Texas

altenergymag

Coming off their biggest year ever for solar panel installations, Austin-based Wells Solar is proud to be named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World Magazine. Wells Solar achieved a rank of 81 out of 243 residential solar companies

[Article] Not Fade Away

Home Energy

Moving this magazine is like striking a stage production. Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 —35 years, our editorial staff will work from their homes. Packing it up is a history lesson in building science

Explore organic & regenerative farms on free tour

Greenability Magazine

The post Explore organic & regenerative farms on free tour appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Venture out to the Miami County Farm Tour to see a slice of farm life and explore an organic lavender farm and a regenerative farmstead.

WSLA, GreenBiz team on Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards

GreenBiz

I'm excited to share that GreenBiz Group is teaming up with the newly formed WSLA Alumnae Group, which acquired the Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards (WSLA) from gb&d magazine in August. WSLA, GreenBiz team on Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards. Heather Clancy.

The broken system that sends most food waste and organic matter to landfills

GreenBiz

Afterwards, I called up my fellow moderator Nora Goldstein, editor of Biocycle magazine , in search of solutions. . The broken system that sends most food waste and organic matter to landfills. Jim Giles. Fri, 09/04/2020 - 00:15. How about this for a series of maddening statistics?

Is the U.S. Fracking Boom Based on Fraud?

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 11 mins In a 2016 interview with Fraud Magazine , former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow explained what he thought made him so successful while at the former energy corporation that's now infamous for financial scandal. “I

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Where there's hope for speeding up business action on plastics

GreenBiz

Much of industry continues to embrace "throwaway living," celebrated in this Life Magazine photograph in 1955. ">. Much of industry continues to embrace “throwaway living,” which was celebrated in this Life Magazine photograph in 1955. .

Prep for spring at Native Plant Expo & Sale

Greenability Magazine

The post Prep for spring at Native Plant Expo & Sale appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Meet the native plant experts who can help you get your garden started, and find the plants you need at the Native Plants: Ask the Experts Expo on Saturday, March 13.

KC hosts free, pop-up fresh food pantry

Greenability Magazine

The post KC hosts free, pop-up fresh food pantry appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Families in need, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, can get free, fresh fruits and vegetables at a Pop-Up Pantry hosted by the Kansas City, MO Health Department.

Where can you recycle unusual items?

Greenability Magazine

Magazines, catalogs, newspapers, brown paper sacks, packing paper. appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Many hard-to-recycle items like electronics, books and scrap metal can be recycled at three Kansas City locations.

Overland Park Recycling Center reopens

Greenability Magazine

Magazines, catalogs and calendars. The post Overland Park Recycling Center reopens appeared first on Greenability Magazine. After being closed for more than two months during the COVID-19 shutdowns, the Overland Park Recycling Center is reopen for drop-off recycling by residents.

Make a solar oven and cook s’mores

Greenability Magazine

The post Make a solar oven and cook s’mores appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Discover the power of the sun when you make this simple, solar oven and cook s’mores at this free, virtual Family Fun Night.

[Article] In Gratitude to Bill Miller

Home Energy

Bill Miller was our interim Executive Director (ED) during the merger of Home Energy Magazine and Efficiency First with the Home Performance Coalition, later to become the Building Performance Association. During the approximately two-year transition, Bill kept us moving in the right direction through the loss of crucial staff and other challenges. He did this while working full time as a program manager in the Energy Technology Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Want to honor an unsung recycling hero?

Greenability Magazine

appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Do you know someone who is a true champion for recycling? The Global Recycling Foundation is looking for adults, children, groups and organizations for its Recycling Heroes competition.

Contractors toast past year’s solar achievements at Solar Power World’s annual gala

Solar Power World

Solar Power World kicked off 2019 North America Smart Energy Week at Solar Power International by celebrating the past year’s solar accomplishments at the magazine’s seventh-annual Top Solar Contractors Gala. Solar installers on SPW’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors list were invited to the gala at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center in Utah on September… The post Contractors toast past year’s solar achievements at Solar Power World’s annual gala appeared first on Solar Power World.

Annual Consumer Reports Auto Issue goes electric

Charged

Automobiles have long been a frequent topic for Consumer Reports, and over the past few years, the popular magazine has slowly been getting used to the idea of EVs. In 2018, the magazine noted braking issues with Model 3 , prompting Tesla to make an immediate improvement via an over-the-air update. CR Magazine’s April 2020 issue is dedicated to getting you all the information you need before buying your next car.

Explore 12 city park trails this winter

Greenability Magazine

The post Explore 12 city park trails this winter appeared first on Greenability Magazine. The weather may be chilly, but there are still lots of ways to get outside and enjoy a local trail. So bundle up, and explore these 12 Kansas City Parks trails.

Get free native trees in Kansas City

Greenability Magazine

The post Get free native trees in Kansas City appeared first on Greenability Magazine. If you live in Kansas City, MO, you can get up to two free native trees through an Energy-Saving Trees partnership.

Help out at Make a Difference Mondays

Greenability Magazine

The post Help out at Make a Difference Mondays appeared first on Greenability Magazine. During November, the KC Parks Ambassadors are looking for volunteers to help with community litter clean up at Make a Difference Mondays.

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Learn how to turn your lawn into a meadow

Greenability Magazine

The post Learn how to turn your lawn into a meadow appeared first on Greenability Magazine. Are you looking for an alternative to your water-thirsty, chemical-dependent lawn? Or just trying to avoid fossil fuel intensive mowing?

Help keep hazardous waste from landfill

Greenability Magazine

The post Help keep hazardous waste from landfill appeared first on Greenability Magazine. When Olathe, KS residents drop off hazardous waste products for recycling, the ReUse Center works to keep them out of the landfill by making reusable items available to Johnson County residents.

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