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Pet sustainability, or the truth about cats and dogs

GreenBiz

One of the biggest environmental impacts is associated with the food for meat-eating pets, a product category that contributed at least 64 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions annually as of 2017

6 Benefits of Solar Microgrids for Local Energy Production

U.S. Green Technology

As the eco-conscious movement expands, the demand for sustainable energy sources increases. In the U.S., most of our electricity derives from fossil fuels. During combustion, they create greenhouse gas emissions and create atmospheric degradation.

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Making up for what you might have missed from IPCC’s latest report

CleanTech Alliance

In case some of the year’s most recent official reporting on climate change escaped your attention, check these top pieces on the recent IPCC report. Public Policy climate change IPCC report summary

The Pros and Cons of Electric Water Heaters

The Environmental Blog

Surprisingly, it takes a lot of power to heat water through your house. Typically, almost 15% of a household’s energy is spent heating their water. Several things dictate the cost of heating your water, and these include prices in the area, how much water your use, and your method of heating.

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.

PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic

GreenBiz

The food and beverage company is bringing all of its water, agriculture and new plastic commitments under an umbrella plan called pep

How To Use Garden Flags Effectively To Brighten Up Your Landscape

U.S. Green Technology

The landscaping around your home may be bright and vibrant but if you want to add a bit more to your yard, using flags may complement your home. The flags add more zeal to the flowers and plants. Get a garden flag stand: The garden flag you plan to post will need a stand so.

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Sewage pollution makes popular Oxford bathing site unsafe after rainfall, say researchers

Envirotec Magazine

Geese grazing in Port Meadown, Oxford (image credit: Fr Lawrence Lew, O.P. , CC BY-NC 2.0 license). Sewage pollution is raising bacteria levels in Oxford’s popular swimming spots to unsafe levels after rainfall, new research appears to find.

Climate Week: Getting it done and making it real

GreenBiz

It's hard to get overly excited about the litany of pronouncements and commitments that typically populate the week, but one report stands out

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Top Five Reasons Why F95zone Is An Underrated Gaming Platform

U.S. Green Technology

F95ZONE is considered to be one of the best and yet one of the most underrated platforms. Why is that so? Well, take a look at the following reasons and find out for yourself! MEANT ONLY FOR ADULTS One of the major reasons why F95ZONE is suffering as a gaming community is that it is.

Weekly UTC Clean Energy Bulletin- September 21

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Utilities and Transportation Commission, September 21, 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 rulemaking utc utc clean energy bulletin workshop notice

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.

The value-add of tackling the Scope 3 emissions conundrum

Envirotec Magazine

Harriet Assem is Technical Director, ESG and Sustainability at ITPEnergised.

Is rental really the worst?

GreenBiz

The business model recently deemed “the worst green option.” But the devil’s in the (assumed) details

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5 Ways to Lose Weight Using Treadmill

U.S. Green Technology

Treadmill is an aerobic exercise machine, except being a versatile cardio machine it can also help in losing weight. It is available at every gymnasium and we can have them in our home gyms as well. If you are looking to shed some weight, the treadmill will be there to help you by walking and.

Grid Resiliency Q&A Compilation

CleanTech Alliance

In light of recent extreme weather events such as the rolling blackouts in California during the wildfires last year to the outages in Texas this past February to the heat wave that pushed the Pacific Northwest’s grid to the limit, the CleanTech Alliance has been conducting a series of interviews with grid experts to get their thoughts on what we need to do to be ready for future threats to our electric grid. Public Policy grid resiliency grid resiliency spotlight Itron PNNL tacoma power

Foam foundation: Mattress recycling facility marks new phase in circularity project

Envirotec Magazine

The Renuva plant site in Horgee, Switzerland.

How V2G financial incentives could inspire EV adoption

GreenBiz

What if you or your organization could offset the cost of a new EV even further than the total cost of ownership equation by actually generating money from it

Environmental Awareness Days In October

Green Business Bureau

There are countless environmental awareness days and events happening globally for you and your employees to celebrate year-round. Here are a few environmental awareness days coming up in October that you should really put on your calendar. Energy Efficiency Day – October 6th.

Weekly Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) Bulletin- September 20

CleanTech Alliance

The CETA team is happy to announce that we have renovated the CETA webpage. Public Policy ceta rulemaking weekly bulletin workshop notice

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Firms win funding for EV battery management advance

Envirotec Magazine

Conceptual view of electric vehicle battery system.

Starbucks makes circular push with expansion of Greener Stores

GreenBiz

The coffee giant is building out its Greener Stores model, starting in Shanghai, and seeking to give other retailers a lift in adopting circular practices

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U.S. climate goals require a ‘grid of the future’ now

Renewable Energy World

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GM reveals 3 new EV motors for its Ultium platform

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GM has revealed a group of three new motors that will power its upcoming Ultium-based EVs. The new motors, part of the Ultium Drive platform, were designed and calibrated in-house by GM. They share design principles as well as similar tooling and manufacturing strategies.

Research shows phosphate removal requires holistic approach

Envirotec Magazine

Water recycling specialist WPL will present the findings of a significant piece of research into phosphate removal at the European Wastewater Management (EWWM) Conference and Exhibition.

Former BlackRock executive believes we are sleepwalking into a climate disaster

GreenBiz

Tariq Fancy, BlackRock’s former chief investment officer for sustainable investing, thinks its governments, not businesses, that must take the lead on climate change

Massive infrastructure projects selected to deliver clean energy to New York City

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. The projects are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 77 million metric tons over the next 15 years. New York Gov.

In-Charge Energy’s new bidirectional DC Wallbox charger

Charged

In-Charge Energy , a provider of turnkey charging solutions for commercial fleets, has announced its first charger offering. The ICE-30 Wallbox is a compact DC fast charger that’s specifically designed for commercial fleets.

Survey aims to advance window recycling participation

Envirotec Magazine

Polymer specialist Rehau is hoping to raise awareness of the possibility of window recycling with homeowners, and has commissioned an industry survey to assist with that effort, to tie in with National Recycling Week (20-26 September). Window installers are being asked to participate.

How US cities and corporations can collaborate on clean energy

GreenBiz

Companies and cities should work together on renewables to get the most benefits, share knowledge across the public/private divide and ensure equality for communities

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Yotta Energy Partners with CPS Energy to Demonstrate Distributed Solar + Storage Technology

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The Battery Storage Project at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston Military Post Will Serve as a Test Project for Deploying Distributed Energy Storage Resources

Noodoe’s EV Exceed DC fast charger cranks out 950 volts

Charged

Most of today’s EVs operate on 400-volt systems, but 800 volts is clearly the near future. Higher-voltage systems can deliver the same amount of power with less current, which means that charging rates can get higher without making charging cables impractically heavy and bulky.

Sponsored content: Power to the vehicle – EV chargepoint installation service launches

Envirotec Magazine

(Words: The Darcy Group). Listen very carefully and you can hear a quiet revolution taking place on roads across the UK, led by a growing fleet of plug-in vehicles. According to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) , electric vehicles have made up 13.8%

The next evolution of sustainable sourcing takes an allied approach

GreenBiz

Sponsored: An allied approach to sustainable sourcing shifts from a transactional arrangement to more of a partnership where risk and costs of improving environmental and social outcomes are shared

Labour Criticised Over Drax-Sponsored ‘Zero Carbon’ Party Conference Event

DeSmogBlog

The Labour Party has been accused of helping biomass energy giant Drax engage in “green spin” by holding a climate event at its upcoming conference sponsored by the North Yorkshire company. Drax – which emitted 19.4 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2020, including 13.2

Ørsted lands 100MW power purchase agreement for future German offshore wind farm

Renewable Energy World

Follow @EngelsAngle. Ørsted has reached a 10-year, 100-megawatt power purchase agreement with European retail giant REWE Group for renewable energy from a future German offshore wind farm.

MSU provides recycling boost at Brighton train station

Envirotec Magazine

A bid to deliver the highest recycling rate of any station on the rail network has been announced by rail operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) for Brighton station.