October, 2021

How Being More Sustainable Can Boost Employee Engagement

U.S. Green Technology

As global environmental consciousness rises, a higher percentage of companies around the world are now focused on creating a more sustainable company culture.

The Benefits of Green Manufacturing

The Environmental Blog

This decade has birthed various trends and some of these trends transformed into a movement without people’s support. Sustainability started as a trend too, but its critical need has made it an influencing factor that touches human lives all over the globe.

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What happens when a climate activist, Shell exec and an investor share the same stage?

GreenBiz

A case study at TED Countdown, a climate conference that took place weeks before COP26

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Perkins Coie Breakfast Series 10/20

CleanTech Alliance

Join us on Oct 20 from 8-9:30 AM as Jason Herbert from Energy Northwest talks about the TRi Energy Partnership

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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.

Atoms For Peace – ANEEL To Sustain It

Jim Conca

Clean Core Thorium Energy announced that the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Nuclear Engineering and Science Center has successfully fabricated the first fuel pellets of Clean Core’s proprietary Th-U advanced nuclear fuel technology in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

Award for using AI and spectroscopy to increase waste-to-energy production

Envirotec Magazine

A US group is developing a technology combining AI and spectroscopy, to analyze municipal solid waste in-situ and in real-time – a cost- and time-effective approach that they say could pave the way to increased waste-to-bioenergy production.

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10 good green habits to save the Planet

The Environmental Blog

Doing separate collections, turning off the lights, moving around by bicycle … these are all small precautions and daily actions that, if integrated into people’s daily lives, can do a lot, contributing to the protection of the Planet.

$350 billion of energy efficiency investments would save money, create jobs, protect the climate

GreenBiz

Here are a few of the key possibilities pending before Congress

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 19, 2021 The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by 2030 and source 100% of their […]. Public Policy rulemaking utc utc clean energy bulletin weekly bulletin

Australia Picks A Nuclear Waste Disposal Site - Now The Dance Begins

Jim Conca

Australia has declared that the national nuclear waste storage facility, more correctly referred to as a radioactive waste site, will be at Napandee, near Kimba, on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula. The choice was widely expected as the government had already picked Napandee as its preferred site.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; 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.

Seaweed: a model solution for fighting climate change, says group

Envirotec Magazine

A new paper published in Nature Sustainability presents seaweed as a model solution for tackling climate change, biodiversity loss, joblessness, hunger and environmental damage.

8 Easy Ways to Make Your Bathroom Greener Without Spending a Fortune

U.S. Green Technology

There is a common misconception that doing your part to save the environment has to be expensive. To bust that myth, we are sharing eight affordable ways you can have a sustainable bathroom.

The Most Important Principles of ESG Reporting for Manufacturers

The Environmental Blog

The global social and environmental challenges facing the globe have become so intense and clear for individuals, corporates, households, businesses, and governments. Today, investors are extending their evaluation of the potential stocks to sustainability criteria.

This artist is turning off the tap on plastics

GreenBiz

Ben Von Wong has partnered with over a dozen environmental nonprofits including WWF, Oceana Global and Greenpeace to offer concrete opportunities for action

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation (CETA) Bulletin- October 18

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington State Department of Commerce, October 18, 2021 UTC requests comments on draft CETA rule Last week the Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that is renewable or non-emitting. Commerce is not updating its draft rule language (PDF) on […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking weekly bulletin

Where Green Hydrogen Is Headed

GreenTechMedia

Suddenly everyone is talking about green hydrogen. From South Africa to the United Arab Emirates. From China to Utah. Governments and developers are eyeing hydrogen as a decarbonization tool. But the rush is also raising lots of questions: Where will hydrogen be most useful?

Waste no more: Aggregates supplier scores first in securing circular accreditation in Scotland

Envirotec Magazine

A Lanarkshire-based company is the first in Scotland to secure ‘end-of-waste’ status for its low carbon aggregates.

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7 Easy Ways to Make Your Parking Lot Eco-Friendly

U.S. Green Technology

It is not common for us to consider turning a parking lot into a sustainable space. After all, all we need is a space where we can park our car. But what if there is a way to extend sustainability in parking lots? Are you curious how you can have an eco-friendly parking space?

The Future of Transportation is Green: A Pollution-Free World

The Environmental Blog

Nowadays, there seems to be no distance we cannot cover. We have cars to take us from towns to nearby cities. Ships to transport heavy cargo across oceans. We also have airplanes to take us from one country to another. We even have rockets to reach into the heavenly bodies surrounding our planet.

Episode 289: How to be a 'climate positive' business

GreenBiz

Plus, good cop and bad cop developments ahead of the COP26 climate negotiations

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Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- October 12

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, October 12, 2021 Notice of request for comments The Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC) today published a request for comments on draft rule text to interpret the provisions in CETA that require utilities to “use electricity” that is renewable or non-emitting (Docket UE-210183). Find information here on the UTC website. Commerce is not updating […]. Public Policy ceta ceta bulletin rulemaking weekly bulletin

With an Energy Crisis Brewing, No Peak in Sight for Emissions

GreenTechMedia

EIA and IEA are out with projections for emissions and fossil fuel consumption. And they don’t look good. On our current policy trajectory, there is no peak in sight, according to EIA By 2050, we will likely see a 50% increase in energy consumption.

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Is The Enbridge Pipeline Really That Dangerous? Compared To What?

Jim Conca

Gretchen Whitmer's order to shut down the controversial Enbridge Line 5 oil and gas pipeline that goes from western Canada to eastern Canada through Michigan has hit an international diplomatic snag. But is the pipeline really worse than the alternatives?

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How to Open Your Small Business to Eco-Friendly Ideas

U.S. Green Technology

The concept of green business opens up a vast source of ideas and inspiration which can be combined to unbelievable benefits. Apart from providing financial means, it’s a strong foothold against environmental pollution, carbon emissions and other plagues of the modern society.

What are the Causes of the Pigeon Problem in Las Vegas?

The Environmental Blog

In recent years, pigeon overpopulation has become such a problem in cities worldwide, such as Las Vegas and New York, that they are commonly regarded as pests, placing them on the same level as rats, mice, and insects like ants and cockroaches.

Indigenous tribes are key to the US reaching its climate goals

GreenBiz

In some parts of the country, tribes are investing in renewable energy, which also supports tribal self-determination and economic development

BattGenie Member Profile

CleanTech Alliance

The CleanTech Alliance is conducting a series of member profiles to highlight our new and renewing members. Our fourth profile is on Battgenie. Member News new member

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Why TransitTech Is So Vital to Struggling Public Transportation Systems

GreenTechMedia

Ride sharing has swept transportation systems over the last decade -- bringing convenience, but also congestion, inequities, and political fights. Now a new category of transportation networking is emerging: TransitTech.

Adding fuel to the fire? Report further establishes destructive influence of biomass method

Envirotec Magazine

A pilot BECCS project has been running at the Drax power plant in North Yorkshire since October 2018.

10 Warehousing Mistakes to Avoid

U.S. Green Technology

If your business requires you to have a warehouse then it is significantly important to find the right facility for storing your products. It can be an overwhelming task to find the right warehouse, which fulfills all your business requirements.

A Panacea for Biomedical Waste Management?

The Environmental Blog

Conspectus of Biomedical Waste Management. The COVID-19 pandemic has broachedumpteen pervasive challenges on multiple fronts- health, environment and economy.

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How Adidas and ThredUp are prolonging the life of shoes and apparel

GreenBiz

The shoemaker is accepting shoes, apparel and accessories from any brand, in any condition

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Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, October 5, 2021 New workshops, rulemakings, and upcoming dates The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC or commission) invites the public to participate in its work to implement Washington’s clean energy legislation. The 2019 Clean Energy Transformation Act requires electric utilities to transition to a carbon-neutral supply of electricity by […]. Public Policy clean energy bulletin rulemaking utc weekly bulletin

Sustainability Guide for K-12 Schools: Getting Started

Green Business Bureau

The World Needs More Sustainable Schools. Schools need to become more environmentally responsible and lead by example.

Report analyzes value of renewable energy participation in ancillary services markets

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. A new report from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory aims to advise renewable energy asset owners on the value of participating in ancillary services markets as an additional revenue source and grid resiliency tool.