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The State of Green Business 2021

GreenBiz

The State of Green Business 2021. Joel Makower. Mon, 01/25/2021 - 02:11. Adapted from the 14th annual State of Green Business report, our annual report card on progress by the world’s largest companies. The report, published in partnership with S&P Global Trucost, is a free download.

What Would Nuclear Batteries Do For Us?

Jim Conca

Centralized power systems are inefficient and cumbersome in our new technological future. Like the old telephone system that gave way to autonomous locally-controlled hand-held devices, nuclear batteries can make the same change for power to small, mobile, safe, clean, and affordable markets.

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Sustainable Waste Management for Businesses

U.S. Green Technology

If you are looking to make your business greener, one of the ways to do so is through sustainable waste management. Sustainable waste management is not only about recycling as it is about managing waste from the time it is created to the time it is deemed to have little to no impact on the.

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Top Predictions For The Renewable Energy Market in 2021

The Environmental Blog

The global economy of 2020 was primarily shaped by the coronavirus pandemic which greatly affected energy usage, project engagement and investments worldwide.

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How Wall Street can win on climate In 2021

GreenBiz

How Wall Street can win on climate In 2021. Ben Ratner. Mon, 01/25/2021 - 01:00. This year, financial institutions must make a significant leap forward on climate — from pledges to progress.

Biden to issue new directives on climate change

Inhabitat - Innovation

President Joe Biden is expected to issue a suite of directives by end of the day today that will kickstart the process of combating climate change

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2021 Washington State Legislative Session Report: Week 2

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Brad Boswell, January 23, 2021 Week Two The second week of the 105 day 2021 Legislative Session is now complete. This week was full of virtual committee hearings and executive sessions.

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Let’s rid our work environments of the toxic smoke of dysfunction

GreenBiz

Let’s rid our work environments of the toxic smoke of dysfunction. Chris Gaither. Mon, 01/25/2021 - 01:30. Before he saw the smoke, he felt it in his throat. It tasted foul. It curled into his nose, his mouth, his lungs. He looked up from his computer. His colleagues were tapping at their keyboards.

Amazon rainforest is becoming a carbon source due to deforestation

Inhabitat - Innovation

In the next 15 years, the Amazon rainforest is on track to be a larger source of carbon emissions than it absorbs because of the rapid rate of deforestation

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Develop your Eco-friendly Business Strategy for 2021

U.S. Green Technology

The eco-friendly movement has gained noticeable momentum in recent years. More and more customers are taking the time to notice if the brands they use every day are green or not.

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Biden Executive Orders Set Broad Federal Role in Clean Energy and Climate Change Mitigation

GreenTechMedia

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Amazon aims to clean up aviation

GreenBiz

Amazon aims to clean up aviation. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 01/27/2021 - 02:00. The aviation sector in a pandemic has 99 problems. And climate change remains a big one. . The industry aims to build back better, aware that it's one of the few sectors that hasn't yet embraced electrification.

Construction of Europes largest vertical farm is underway

Inhabitat - Innovation

The first phase of construction on the new Nordic Harvest vertical farm has been completed after just 6 months of work

Green Jobs: Timber to Replace Glass in Buildings?

U.S. Green Technology

At a time when steel and glass construction is increasingly the norm, wood might seem like an old-school building material to use. But if you think wood is going by the wayside, think again. Timber is coming back with a new look – and a new attitude (toward it) in today’s green revolution.

Energy Secretary Nominee Granholm Talks Clean Energy Jobs at Confirmation Hearing

GreenTechMedia

In a Wednesday Senate hearing, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm echoed previous commitments to create clean energy jobs and focus on U.S.-made made equipment if confirmed as U.S. Energy Secretary.

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Ambitious partnerships on climate action are taking root and bearing fruit

GreenBiz

Ambitious partnerships on climate action are taking root and bearing fruit. Dominic Waughray. Mon, 01/25/2021 - 00:30. Buried beneath the dour daily headlines on COVID-19 infections, lockdowns and travel bans, the latest science about our planet released during 2020 makes for tough reading.

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Finnish hockey team goes carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

Lahti Pelicans, a Finnish ice hockey club, is championing for a carbon-free world

Singapore contraption aims to clean up Asia's plastic-polluted rivers

Eco-Business

A Singapore-based copmany is launching a river clean-up system that is designed to clean up some of the dirtiest rivers in Asia

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A Defunct Energy Hardware Startup Is Reborn as Software-Centric Axiom Cloud

GreenTechMedia

Clean-energy entrepreneurs sometimes bemoan Silicon Valley's preference for funding software startups instead of the tough tech needed to tackle problems like climate change and crumbling infrastructure. But sometimes software really does the trick. Amrit Robbins found that out the hard way.

SteelZero commitments represent a new era in heavy manufacturing production

GreenBiz

SteelZero commitments represent a new era in heavy manufacturing production. Jesse Klein. Wed, 01/27/2021 - 00:30. Decarbonizing steel has a chicken or the egg problem. Industry experts say current processes for doing it are so extremely expensive that few manufacturers have the financial ability.

Global ice melt is in line with the IPCC worst-case scenario

Inhabitat - Innovation

A new report has found that the rate of global ice loss is now in line with worst-case scenario predictions. Find out what this means for our planet

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Accelerating climate emergency spurs innovative financing for adaptation

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, Jan. 26 – Investments aimed at mitigating greenhouse gas emissions have long overshadowed financing for efforts to help communities adapt to climate. The post Accelerating climate emergency spurs innovative financing for adaptation appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Onshore Wind Closes in On Solar in Spanish Auction

GreenTechMedia

Solar has won the bulk of capacity on offer in Spain’s latest renewable energy auction. But onshore wind bids have surprised analysts by coming to within a hair’s breadth of the average price for PV.

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Renewables overtook fossil fuels in Europe for first time last year

Eco-Business

Europe’s share of renewables in its electricity mix is twice the global average, making the continent a critical hotbed of innovation to better integrate more variable renewables into power grids

Sneci houseboat leaves no footprint while floating on Lake Tisza

Inhabitat - Innovation

Sneci isn’t your typical summer home

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Sponsored content: Leaving room to breathe

Envirotec Magazine

Tank farm with mobile test bench. Tank breather vents are often overlooked as critical safety assets. The consequences from poorly set, calibrated and serviced assets are potentially dire.

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Con Edison Tests ConnectDER as a Utility Touchpoint for Distributed Energy

GreenTechMedia

Last week, New York utility Con Edison launched its latest effort to smooth the way for customers to install rooftop solar — and to feed the utility's growing hunger for data on how that solar can be integrated into its grid. The tool it’s using, built by Arlington, Va.-based

Report points to a new culprit behind the Great Lakes’ big, green, poop problem

Grist

The Great Lakes are threatened by toxic, greenhouse-gas-emitting algae that thrive on phosphorus pollution. The muck suffocates fish and contaminates drinking water, posing a threat to the 1.3 million jobs that depend on proximity to Great Lakes shipping routes and beauty.

ESUB Tracks is a smart, solar-powered bicycle helmet concept

Inhabitat - Innovation

Germany-based design firm WertelOberfell has teamed up with material scientists, material suppliers, end-users and manufacturers to develop ESUB Tracks, a conceptual design for a smart bicycle helmet powered by flat-printed organic photovoltaics

Sponsored content: Non-invasive clamp-on flow measurement of sludge lines

Envirotec Magazine

The installed flowmeters. Flow measurement expert Katronic’s ultrasonic clamp-on flowmeters measure 16 RAS/SAS (returned/surplus activated sludge) lines in pipes up to 85 years old, in a large sewage treatment works. They were supplied by ABB and installed by Z-Tech.

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The Race Is On for Commercial Deployment of Solar in Open Seas

GreenTechMedia

In the space of just a few days, two separate projects have brought the promise of offshore floating solar a step closer to commercial reality.

Recycling and Sorting: From Futility to Efficiency

CleanTech Group

The last five years have seen unprecedented enthusiasm for recycling in the private and public sphere. Many companies, such as Coca-Cola (the worst. Cleantech Insights Climate Change Resources & Environment Resources and Environment

Wooden canopy in Calgary uses 3D-printed light fixtures

Inhabitat - Innovation

Students have designed and built a 70-foot-long lightweight wooden canopy equipped with interactive 3D-printed biodegradable light fixtures on the Castell Building in the heart of Calgary's downtown

Sponsored content: Cleaner air thanks to carbon filtration

Envirotec Magazine

The UK Government’s Clean Air Strategy identifies a number of target compounds that need to be reduced dramatically within industrial air emissions.

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