April, 2021

Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change?

GreenBiz

Is the golf industry doing enough to combat climate change? Aubrey McCormick. Fri, 04/09/2021 - 02:00. Sports leagues are seeing the impacts and the surge of climate-responsible athletes using their platforms to promote positive environmental and social impact — it’s something for the history books.

How to Combat Noise Pollution

U.S. Green Technology

Noise pollution, also known as environmental noise or sound pollution, is defined as regular exposure to elevated sound levels that may have adverse effects in humans and other living organisms.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Japan Will Release Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Ocean

Jim Conca

And that’s exactly what they should do. And the International Atomic Energy Agency agrees. Only a small amount of tritium is left, so trivial that it could not harm humans or anything in the environment.

The CleanTech Alliance is Now Hiring!

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance is now hiring a full-time Program Coordinator. Alliance News Opportunities alliance news hiring job posting join our team visit our jobs board

195
195

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.

Features of Diagnostic Materials with UV Transparency Qualities

The Environmental Blog

At various points in time, various parts of the world have had to battle an epidemic, and most recently, the world was hit by a pandemic. To properly resolve the situation, some diagnostic and clinical tests have to be carried out.

Leaking wastewater pond causes state of emergency in Florida

Inhabitat - Innovation

A leak in a wastewater pond caused a state of emergency in Manatee County, Florida last weekend

217
217

More Trending

5 Benefits of Hiring a Maths Online Tutor for Your Child

U.S. Green Technology

Most of us take general subjects in school for granted. From diving deep into the English language to discovering various scientific equations, students tend to think of these things as “boring” or “not interesting”.

Past Due Electric Bills An Undue Burden On Americans

Jim Conca

Americans are in even more debt over their electricity use than ever, with an average increase in their monthly bills of about 30% from 2019 to 2020 in unregulated markets like New York and Texas. This doesn't need to be the case.

Retail 205

2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 13

CleanTech Alliance

Week Thirteen Week 13 is now complete and the 2021 Legislative Session is winding down. Sunday, April 11th, is the final day for bills, other than those deemed necessary to implement the budget, to pass the opposite chamber from where they were introduced in order to keep advancing this session.

Policy 195

Self-Sustainable Living: 3 Smart Ways to Break Away From the Grid

The Environmental Blog

If there’s anything that the current pandemic has proven, it’s that most of us don’t know how to sustain ourselves without technology or heavy environmental impact.

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.

UK launches world's largest ocean monitoring system

Inhabitat - Innovation

The U.K. has announced a plan to install an underwater network of cameras to monitor and protect ocean biodiversity

Urging clean energy and justice for tribal nations

GreenBiz

Urging clean energy and justice for tribal nations. Roger Sorkin. Thu, 04/01/2021 - 00:45. During the 20th century, coal was a cheap and reliable source of electricity. Today it’s relatively expensive and highly polluting.

Energy 425

ANIMALS THAT ARE FACING EXTINCTION DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

U.S. Green Technology

Every living being on earth is getting affected by the changes happening gradually in the climate. Rising temperatures and sea levels, less rain and more droughts are a few of the reasons that resulted in climate change and because of extreme climate changes we are facing the extinction of animals.

World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

Envirotec Magazine

Hydrogen fuel dispenser at a transport refueling station in Aachen, Germany in January 2020 (image credit: Alexander Kirch / Shutterstock.com). A unique private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale has been launched.

How many jobs could Governor Inslee’s Climate Commitment Act (CCA) create?

CleanTech Alliance

Source: The Washington Business Alliance, March 25, 2021 According to a recent report, the CCA (SB 5126) would not only protect jobs but also generate up to 195,000 full-time-equivalent job-years and generate up to $13 billion in employee compensation through 2030.

Policy 195

Is Junk Removal Free?

The Environmental Blog

The modern western world can be characterized in many different ways, both good and bad. However, for better or worse, there is one fact about our civilization that’s simply undeniable: We have a lot of stuff! Of course, where there’s stuff, there’s junk.

Waste 195

Vincent Callebaut envisions a carbon-neutral district for France

Inhabitat - Innovation

Archiborescence is a proposal to turn Lille, France into a sustainable, carbon-neutral district that produces more renewable energy than it consumes

The key things to know about Biden's EV infrastructure plan

GreenBiz

The key things to know about Biden's EV infrastructure plan. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 04/07/2021 - 01:15. Within President Joe Biden's $2.25

BMW’s Peter Lamp joins Wildcat Discovery Technologies as a new board member

Charged

Battery material developer Wildcat Discovery Technologies recently announced that Dr. Peter Lamp has joined its Board of Directors. Dr. Lamp joined BMW in 2001 as a development engineer for fuel cell systems.

Act now to secure the UK’s critical materials supply, says report

Envirotec Magazine

The workshop of a rare earth production enterprise in Jiangxi province, central China. China is the largest source of rare earth imports to the US and Europe (image credit: humphery/Shutterstock.com).

2021 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 12

CleanTech Alliance

Week Twelve Monday, April 5th marks the 85th day of the 105-day legislative session. Friday, April 2nd was the opposite house fiscal cutoff where all bills that are still in play needed to be voted out of their opposite house fiscal committee to stay alive.

Policy 195

COVID-19 and a Path Toward a Greener Future

The Environmental Blog

The year 2020 will be remembered as a year in which humanity weathered a dangerous and fast-spreading disease, costing companies and governments billions in management and recovery. Many economic sectors had slowed down or shuttered entirely due to lowered demand and health measures.

Study finds US tap water is contaminated with dangerous chemicals

Inhabitat - Innovation

More than 120 samples of water from across the U.S. were tested for arsenic, lead and PFAS

219
219

We decide how tomorrow will be by what we create today

GreenBiz

We decide how tomorrow will be by what we create today. Chris Gaither. Mon, 04/12/2021 - 01:15. The other morning, for the 100th consecutive day, I wrote three pages in my notebook. No specific agenda. No writing prompt. Simply three pages, handwritten with my Bic ReAction No.

Who gets to decide whether we study solar geoengineering?

Grist

The experiment sounded innocuous. Early this summer, a group of researchers from Harvard University would fly to Kiruna, a small town of 22,000 in the northern reaches of Sweden.

£1.3 million of new funding for net zero-driven energy data application winners

Envirotec Magazine

Close to £1.3 million of new funding across nine new digital energy data projects has been announced by UK Research & Innovataion (UKRI).

The CleanTech Alliance is Now Hiring!

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance is now hiring a full-time Program Coordinator

150
150

LEAF batteries find a second life in automated guided vehicles

Charged

At Nissan’s Oppama plant near Tokyo, there are more than 700 automated guided vehicles, or AGVs, which deliver parts to workers in a car factory.

Warming in deepest parts of the Great Lakes could be irreversible

Inhabitat - Innovation

New research published in the journal Nature Communications shows that the deepest parts of the Great Lakes are warming up

204
204

Where progressives and conservatives agree on clean energy

GreenBiz

Where progressives and conservatives agree on clean energy. Sarah Golden. Fri, 04/09/2021 - 01:45. From an ideological perspective, it’s curious that clean energy became a partisan issue. Looking at it as a technology, there is a ton to like about renewables across the political spectrum. .

Fugro wins marine site characterisation contract for world’s first Energy Island Hub

altenergymag

Energinet has awarded Fugro a marine site characterisation contract for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea.

Soil 131

Victorian-era aqueduct upgrade completed in Central Scotland

Envirotec Magazine

A major upgrade to the Katrine Aqueduct, which was built in Victorian times and serves more than 1.3 million people in parts of Greater Glasgow and the Scottish central belt, has been completed, according to Scottish Water.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- April 12, 2021

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, April 12, 2021 Announcements Public hearing for Phase 3 rules 1 p.m. PST, Wednesday, April 28 Commerce will be holding a public hearing on a proposed rule to define two terms used in CETA: energy assistance need and low-income. The hearing is at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28. The proposed rule defines […]. Industry News Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin public hearing rulemaking

Energy 150

Blue Bird delivers electric school bus equipped with Nuvve V2G tech

Charged

Iconic school bus manufacturer Blue Bird has delivered an electric school bus equipped with V2G (vehicle-to-grid) technology from Nuvve , one of two Blue Bird Type C electric buses delivered to two school districts in Illinois. The e-buses are powered by the Cummins PowerDrive EV system.

Demand 103

Green-roofed campus brings a sustainable social nexus to Toronto

Inhabitat - Innovation

Community building recently received a boost in Toronto's bustling downtown core with the completion of the new $65 million Canoe Landing Campus, a social nexus that combines a community recreation center, public and Catholic elementary schools and a childcare center under a massive shared green roof