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AI has great power in combating the climate crisis. How can it be used wisely?

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Artificial intelligence carries great promise in advancing sustainability and resilience in sectors from agriculture to transportation. But it takes human intelligence to ensure AI solutions deliver positive outcomes

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How Resource Management Can Help Businesses With Sustainability

U.S. Green Technology

Sustainability is more important than ever. A surprising 4 out of 5 people say that they’d rather choose a brand with a positive approach to sustainability, and a further 87% say they want businesses to act now to protect the future of the environment.

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California logistics firm to add nearly 100 Freightliner electric trucks to its fleet

Charged

Logistics company Schneider has ordered nearly 100 Class 8 electric trucks for its intermodal operations in Southern California.

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Comment: Building a cyber-resilient water future

Envirotec Magazine

A criminal cyber-attack on a UK water company in August 2022, which saw hackers gain access to customer banking details, led utilities to urgently reassess cybersecurity strategies.

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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.

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The State of Green Business 2023

GreenBiz

To look only at the positive outcomes belies the immense challenges ahead

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4 Things to Know Before Buying an Electric Car

The Environmental Blog

If you’re trying to live a greener lifestyle , you might be considering purchasing an electric vehicle, or EV. This can be a great option for many people. Let’s take a closer look at four things to know before buying an electric car.

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Best of GBB in 2022: Green Businesses Leading the Sustainable Business Movement

Green Business Bureau

Our members continue to amaze us with their commitment to sustainability and their innovative green and social responsibility initiatives. They lead by example and demonstrate how business can be used as a platform for good.

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Cities are leading the way toward a sustainable and resilient future

GreenBiz

How three cities, Cupertino, Orlando and Boston, are using their communities, new technology and buildings to fight the effects of climate change

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Blink to be exclusive provider of EV charging stations to Mitsubishi’s US dealers

Charged

Bl i nk Charging , a manufacturer and provider of EV charging equipment and services, has reached an exclusive agreement to provide its MQ 200 and IQ 200 Level 2 chargers, as well as DC fast chargers and turnkey installation services, to all 323 Mitsubishi dealerships in the US.

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First Mode, Anglo American Close $1.5B Deal for Zero-Emission Mining

CleanTech Alliance

First Mode closed a $1.5B deal with Anglo American, a global mining company, remaking First Mode as a clean-energy company for heavy industry — and shifting its headquarters to London. The partnership, which was announced last year, combines First Mode’s engineering operation with Anglo American’s recent nuGen priority to develop and deploy a zero-emission system for […] Member News clean tech First Mode zero-emission mining

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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.

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Long-term landmarks needed: Reflections on the Net Zero review

Envirotec Magazine

The report recommends ending routine oil and gas flaring by 2025, rather than 2030. An independent review of the UK’s current progress and plans in relation to achieving net zero – titled “Mission Zero” – was published on 13 January.

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It is time to fix injustice in global solar supply chains

GreenBiz

Victims of oppression in Xinjiang pay the price for cheap, coal-intensive solar modules

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EV charging station data provider Eco-Movement closes Series A funding round

Charged

Eco-Movement, a Netherlands-based provider of EV charging station data, has closed a Series A funding round. Investors included Dutch VC firm Ponooc and Dow Jones, a well-known provider of news and business information.

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Nathan Orme, Partner and Patent Attorney, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

CleanTech Alliance

Nathan helps companies protect their inventions with strong patents. His background in chemistry and the machining industry helps me understand a wide range of technologies and draft stronger patents. His practice focuses on patent preparation, prosecution, opinions, and counseling in a wide range of technologies including: chemical separation technologies, advanced materials, drill bits and bearing […] Member News

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Unblocktober 2022: What did we learn going into 2023? 

Envirotec Magazine

Drainage and wastewater expert Lanes Group writes We are so pleased with the success of Unblocktober 2022, and the efforts that people made to change their habits and help the environment.

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Geothermal energy heats up

GreenBiz

Demand, technological innovation and policy signals align to spur forward geothermal energy

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Alexander Dennis to provide 50 additional electric buses to Greater Manchester

Charged

British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis , a subsidiary of NFI Group, has received an order from Transport for Greater Manchester for an additional 50 zero-emission double-deck buses, doubling the agency’s initial order.

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Tom Redd, CEO Continuus Materials

CleanTech Alliance

Cleantech Chief Executive Officer with a track record of developing, financing, and building innovative businesses in energy and resource recovery. He was formerly CEO of Pyrolyx USA, Inc and President of Reklaim, Inc. Tom has also served as an advisor for a variety of early stage cleantech startups. Tom has a BS, Aerospace Engineering from […

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Long-term regulatory and policy changes needed to avoid stalls to business decarbonisation ??????

Envirotec Magazine

A new report from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight has set out a range of regulation and policy changes the government could examine if it wants to avoid a slowdown or stalling of business investment in decarbonisation.

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ESG: Value Chain Considerations & Expectations

GreenBiz

Deconstructing your company’s ESG goals to identify key performance indicators and setting milestones can be difficult. It requires the assistance of multiple stakeholders and departments to fully understand the problem, propose goals, and monitor progress towards them

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EVCS to open up its charging network through Hubject’s platform

Charged

EVCS , an EV fast charging network operator, will add its charging network to Hubject’s intercharge platform. With almost 700 AC Level 2 and DC fast chargers, EVCS offers drivers a network of chargers across California, Oregon and Washington.

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Josh Sweere, Co Founder; Director, Zero-Emission Systems, First Mode

CleanTech Alliance

Josh leads efforts in a variety of industries at First Mode, seeking out holistic and innovative ways to solve the complex challenges facing organizations today. He leverages his technical experience in electrical systems and product lifecycle design management to bring solutions to life. This includes work in electrification, clean technology, and system management. Member News

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Study flags night-time air pollution in China as potential health threat

Envirotec Magazine

China is a night-time ‘hot-spot’ for the production of nitrate radicals (PNO3) that could have a major impact on health-threatening ozone and fine particulates (PM2.5) in the atmosphere, a new study appears to reveal.

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Episode 348: How Shopify shops for carbon removal tech

GreenBiz

Featuring Stacy Kauk, head of sustainability for Shopify, and an advocate for investments in carbon removal technology

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Infinitum unveils Aircore Mobility electric motor with PCB stator technology

Charged

Electric motor manufacturer Infinitum introduced its new electric traction and propulsion motor, Aircore Mobility, at CES 2023. Aircore Mobility is an axial flux propulsion and traction motor designed to power a wide range of electric vehicles.

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Matt Wegworth, VP Dawson Ventures

CleanTech Alliance

Matt advances McKinstry’s vision and industry leadership through collaborativeinnovation. Constantly curious, he partners with his team to always ask what’s possible andcontinually explore emerging industry trends that are reshaping and advancing the builtenvironment. The result can be seen in McKinstry’s emerging and inflight ventures, deliveringinnovative products and solutions to clients across the country. Matt has […] Member News

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Review looks at challenges of hazardous waste in the EU

Envirotec Magazine

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has released a Review on the EU actions required to address the increasing amount of hazardous waste.

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Micromobility and transit pave the way to net zero

GreenBiz

Public transit, micromobility and mode-shifting are key to reducing transport emissions

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Kia EVs to use onsemi’s silicon carbide power module for traction inverters

Charged

onsemi has announced that its EliteSiC family of silicon carbide power modules has been selected for Kia’s EV6 GT model. onsemi says its power module enables high-efficiency power conversion from the DC 800 V of the battery to the AC drive for the rear axle.

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Keith VanderZanden, Executive VP and Wholesale Benefit Practice Leader, Advanced Professionals

CleanTech Alliance

Keith provides leadership and management to the Wholesale Benefit Practice, and is responsible for providing General Agent and Client Management Services. Outside work, he spends time with his family (Lori, Will, and Kyle), friends, St. Louise Community, and enjoys creativity, endurance, and competition. Hobbies include cycling, skiing, golfing, mountain biking, wake surfing, the outdoors, fitness, […] Member News

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Exhibition explores how peatlands protect the planet

Envirotec Magazine

A peat-forming wetland area near Hoo Field, Voe on Mainland, Shetland. A new exhibition opening at the University of St Andrews’ Wardlaw Museum explores the importance of peatlands in Scotland and across the world.

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The future is now: Measuring sustainability in the poultry industry

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Whether you’re growing plants or raising livestock, food production plays a crucial role in environmental stewardship

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Britain’s protected natural areas are failing to stop biodiversity loss

Grist

In the United Kingdom, some species of bees, ladybugs and spider populations are declining at faster rates in protected natural areas. That’s according to a new study that shows protected areas in the U.K. are as vulnerable to biodiversity loss as their unprotected counterparts.

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Stephanie Wright, Executive Policy Officer, Snohomish County

CleanTech Alliance

Stephanie is an experienced Council Member with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. She is the Retired Chair, Snohomish County Council, and Past President Washington Association of Counties. She is a strong business development professional, skilled in finance, government relations, economic development, transportation, infrastructure, and technology. She holds a Master of […] Member News

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Smart technology enables odour mitigation at Paris WtE plant

Envirotec Magazine

Unit installed on a roof opposite the Green Star facility. A waste to energy (WtE) plant in northern Paris, known as the ‘L’étoile Verte’ or ‘Green Star’ waste recovery facility, which was originally built in an industrial area, is now surrounded by residential development.