September, 2020

Walmart Canada Triples Tesla Semi Order


Walmart Canada has tripled its order for Tesla Semi trucks to 130 as it plans to transition to a 100% zero emissions cargo fleet by. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Shipping electric semi-trucks electric trucks Tesla Tesla Semi Walmart Walmart Canada

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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Why agtech is critical for regenerative agriculture


Why agtech is critical for regenerative agriculture. Heather Clancy. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 01:30. Early this month, McDonald’s made headlines when it teamed with Cargill, Target and The Nature Conservancy to put $8.5

ANEEL: A Game Changing Nuclear Fuel

Jim Conca

A new nuclear fuel made from both uranium and thorium, especially when used in CANDU/PHWRs, can address several issues with nuclear power – proliferation, waste and cost. Plus it’s made-in-America makes it a prime candidate for export to emerging markets.

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.

Legal challenge to exclusion of waste incinerators from post-Brexit emissions trading scheme

Envirotec Magazine

Newhaven waste incinerator, East Sussex. A legal challenge has been issued to the Government’s decision to exclude municipal waste incinerators from the UK Emissions Trading Scheme – the replacement for the existing EU Emissions Trading Scheme, to come into effect after the UK leaves the EU.

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Sustainable Travel in 2020: How to Visit Countries Safely and Sustainably

The Environmental Blog

As we are all more cognizant of our impact on the environment and the communities that work and live in these environments, it only makes sense that we should partake in sustainable travel too.

How the climate crisis will crash the economy


How the climate crisis will crash the economy. Joel Makower. Mon, 09/14/2020 - 02:11. The chickens are coming home to roost. Even before the western United States became a regional inferno, even before the Midwest U.S.

Managers Of $40 Trillion Make Plans To Decarbonize The World

Jim Conca

The IIGCC is a European group of global pension funds and investment managers, totaling over 1,200 members in 16 countries, who control more than $40 trillion in assets (€33 trillion). They have drawn up a plan to cut carbon in their portfolios to net-zero and hope other investors will join them.

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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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IoT expedites leak detection

Envirotec Magazine

Y orkshire Water and partners are nearing completion of the deployment of almost 4000 acoustic, flow, pressure and water quality monitors in what is said to be the UK’s largest smart water network pilot.

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Hours Before Presidential Debate, Coal Sinks & Floating Solar Panels Soar


The killer combo of floating solar panels and seven more coal power plant retirements seems to have messed with the President's mind.

How to Go Off-Grid With A Tiny House

The Environmental Blog

If you want to try out a new way of living then, why not consider going off-grid? This way you will be able to save money, learn new things enjoy a different style of living and much more.

Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter


Why sustainability professionals should embrace Black Lives Matter. Charles Orgbon. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 00:45. Long before corporations acknowledged Black Lives Matter, they championed the plights of specific endangered species.

Nature Dying By A Thousand Cuts

Jim Conca

The wild places of the world are disappearing, and will continue to disappear, until they are no more. And it’s all about habitat – we keep taking it away from everything else. Energy /energy Business /business Energy /energy Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Business energy

5 Eco-Friendly Home Upgrades To Transform Your Lifestyle

U.S. Green Technology

Eco-friendly has become more than just a trendy platitude spouted by condescending hipsters. There is a genuine need for us to take measures to reduce our carbon footprint if there is any hope for a future on this planet.

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Report reveals hypocrisy of world’s biggest plastic polluters

Envirotec Magazine

A new report from advocacy group The Changing Markets Foundation appears to reveal how, behind a veil of nice-sounding initiatives and commitments to address the plastics crisis – the plastics industry, consumer brands and retailers have obstructed and undermined proven legislative solutions to the crisis for decades.

Batteries For Dummies Like Me: Tesla’s Tabless Battery & Why It Matters


What the heck is a tabless battery, and why is that important.

5 Potentially Harmful Environmental Factors

The Environmental Blog

Humans are merely animals, just like any other species. We may be smarter than most, but we’re still flesh and blood, and our environment matters. We can only be healthy and content if everything around us is balanced.

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Paper, plastic or neither? Inside the collaboration to reinvent the shopping bag


Paper, plastic or neither? Inside the collaboration to reinvent the shopping bag. Tali Zuckerman. Wed, 09/02/2020 - 01:45. Replacing the single-use shopping bag may be one of the most complex sustainability challenges of our time.

COVID-19 Kills More Americans Every Week Than All Radiation Deaths In World History

Jim Conca

Every week of September, more Americans died from Covid-19 than died from radiation in all of world history, including WWII. But low level radiation is a great treatment for Covid. So fear of radiation is preventing saving people’s lives and not enough fear of Covid is killing the most people of all.

Environmental Benefits of Living in a Studio Apartment

U.S. Green Technology

Today more than ever, more people are relocating from rural to urban areas. With the human population growing at a rapid scale, providing a roof over our heads has become a challenge, especially in densely populated places.

Tesla Tire Costs 10× Battery Cost, & My Plan To Deflate Tire Costs 90%


When I saw Tesla's Battery Day, I was impressed with both the breadth and the depth of the plan they presented. It covered all the parts of the battery, but also how the battery is placed in the car.

Total Plug-In Vehicle Sales In United States Reach 1.6 Million Units


In August 2020, according to the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, cumulative plug-in vehicle sales in the United States reached 1.6 million units.

The Environmental Benefits of Reusable Supermarket Crates

The Environmental Blog

Most supermarkets throw away a lot of packaging every day. The best solution to reduce the energy and work of throwing away packaging is to convert the supermarket packaging to reusable supermarket crates. Plastic supermarket crates are a good alternative because they’re environmentally friendly.

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


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?

Drones Can Reforest The Planet Faster Than Humans Can

Jim Conca

There is more than one reason that we need to reforest Planet Earth, even if you don’t care about climate change. But doing it by hand is too slow. So Flash Forest out of Canada developed drone technology and aerial mapping software, led by ecological science, to reforest areas at 100 times the pace.

Should Company Outsource to SEO Agency or DIY to bring Your Site on Top of Search Results

U.S. Green Technology

For the businesses of our times, having a website is a default need. At the first point, it is the website, and the brand’s online presence helps generate customer interest in any product or service.

Tesla’s 100% American Owned Factory In China Is A Big Deal — Here’s Why


During Tesla's annual shareholder meeting and Battery Day event, Elon Musk pointed out something that many seemed to overlook — Tesla's Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai is 100% owned by Tesla, an American company, and this is an incredibly big deal.

Tesla As 17 Different Companies


Covering a couple of Elon Musk tweets, I recently wrote an article titled "Tesla = Approximately A Dozen Startups." The company is involved in several different hardcore tech efforts as well as broader business like insurance and seat production.