2022

How to Recycle a Real Christmas Tree

U.S. Green Technology

Now that the holiday season has come and gone, it’s important to reflect on the impact our fun and festivities can have on the environment.

The war on plastics, 2022: A change of climate

GreenBiz

The climate crisis represents a new front on the war on plastics. Are you ready

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Perkins Coie Breakfast Series (2/9)

CleanTech Alliance

Join us on February 9th from 8-9:30 AM PT for a conversation about the conservation of salmon and the effects that climate change has on this keystone species

Five Eco-Friendly Skin Care Solutions for Winter

The Environmental Blog

Winter is never nice to your skin. Whether it is just a mild winter or you’re chilled to the bone, the cold weather is always going to find a way to weasel its way into becoming a factor in your skincare regime.

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.

Which Is More Important To Biofuels – The Soil Or The Crop?

Jim Conca

Biofuels are a key component of a clean energy future, and the soil is more important than the crop. Soil texture influences the local microbiome which in turns influences crop yield, the physical and chemical attributes of soil and the chemical makeup of organic matter in the soil.

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Extreme weather reminds us we must (and can) tackle the climate crisis

EDF Voices

Here are some reasons for hope, and helpful things you can do, now that a new season of extreme weather made worse by climate change has begun

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New lawsuits challenge UK government’s “greenwashing and climate delay”

Envirotec Magazine

Both ClientEarth and Friends of the Earth are taking the government to court over strategies intended to advance the transition to a low emissions future.

Franklin Whole Home Unveils Advanced Energy Storage for U.S. Residential Market

altenergymag

Uniquely integrated battery and control system powers potential for American homeowners

EDP Renewables Completes Riverstart the Largest Solar Park in Indiana

Green Living Guy

Riverstart Solar Park is fully operational and is producing enough energy to power the equivalent of more than 36,000 average Indiana homes annually. EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) has completed construction on the 200-megawatt (MW) Riverstart Solar Park.

Mulberrys Garment Care: Sustainable Dry Cleaning For A Greener World

Green Business Bureau

Operating across the San Francisco Bay and Minneapolis metropolitan areas, Mulberrys Garment Care is a luxury dry cleaner that prides itself on its carbon neutral and eco-friendly practices.

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.

How sustainable are NFTs and how do we make them more eco-friendly?

U.S. Green Technology

Over the past few months, terms such as NFTs and blockchain have taken the internet by storm. Especially the popularity with which NFTs appear in the news is huge. You’ve probably seen or heard about the artwork “Everydays: The first 5000 days” by digital artist Beeple.

The 6 sustainable packaging trends we'll be watching in 2022

GreenBiz

Last year was a reckoning for companies racing the clock to meet their 2025 sustainable packaging goals

Jessie Barton

CleanTech Alliance

Jessie Barton is the Communications Lead at Helion Energy, a fusion power company located in Everett, WA. She is a science communicator passionate about the merging of clean energy and innovative technology.

Ethical Fashion: 3 Things To Know About Sustainable Clothing Printing

The Environmental Blog

Industry: plant for textile printing. With consumer awareness and consciousness shifting toward sustainable fashion, businesses in the clothing industry began to focus on making brands ethical. One that’s gradually gaining momentum is clothing printing.

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Canada And The United States CrissCross Support For Nuclear Energy's Bright Future

Jim Conca

The United States and Canada have a lot to collaborate on in the nuclear energy field, and they seem to be doing a good job of it. Each country is considering each other’s reactor designs and each has funded or chosen to review some of those from both countries.

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Biden’s American Jobs Plan is smart climate policy. Here’s why.

EDF Voices

The American Jobs Plan is designed to generate millions of new, good-paying union jobs, revitalize aging U.S. infrastructure and address historic inequities in access to clean water and air — all while combating climate change

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Northvolt assembles first battery cell at factory in northern Sweden

Charged

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt has assembled the first battery cell at its Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden. According to Northvolt, the prismatic cell is “the first to have been fully designed, developed and assembled at a gigafactory by a homegrown European battery company.”.

Coal was dying. Then 2021 happened.

Grist

Coal was supposed to be on its deathbed. For the past seven years, coal use in America has been trending down. Faced with falling natural gas prices and the growth in wind and solar energy, coal plants from Illinois to New Mexico closed their doors.

White Deer Invests in Fortress Power, a Battery Energy Storage Business

altenergymag

Fortress Power is a Leading Designer and Manufacturer of Battery Energy Storage Systems

Buying An Electric Vehicle: Crucial Things To Consider

Green Living Guy

There are many environmentally friendly and futuristic reasons why investing in an electric vehicle is an excellent idea. Although EV’s are not all that new, several countries have planned to stop all diesel and petrol-powered cars in the next few years.

How To Avoid Greenwashing: A Businesses Guide for Sustainable Marketing

Green Business Bureau

As a consumer, do you consistently believe the products you purchase are as green as they are advertised to be? If you answered yes to this question, then you’re in a minority. According to a 2019 Edelman’s Trust Barometer Special Report, a mere 34% of consumers trust the brands they purchase from.

Efficient Tips to Make the Home Clean Easy

U.S. Green Technology

Keeping your home clean, neat, and uncluttered may seem like an unachievable mission but actually, it is quite possible. It does not matter whether you clean your house every single day, or give it a quick trim and good looks once in a week or when having a party, knowing a few helpful and practical.

12 women cultivating sustainable food systems in 2022

GreenBiz

These women are changing investing norms, animal feed, cheesemaking, seafood production; all with an eye towards a more sustainable future for agriculture

2022 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 1

CleanTech Alliance

Week One The first week of the 2022 legislative session is complete. The week began Monday with most legislators participating remotely.

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How to Make Your House More Environmentally Friendly

The Environmental Blog

Currently, many people are regularly asking themselves what they can do to lead more environmentally conscious lives.

The 2022 Energy Quiz

Jim Conca

Energy will be a hot topic again in 2022. Do you know what natural feature generates the most power in the world? What activity subjects you to the most radiation? What energy source has the biggest deathprint? Take this energy quiz to test your knowledge of the most important issue in your life.

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A defining moment for ExxonMobil's biggest shareholders — and for the climate

EDF Voices

The upcoming shareholder vote is potential inflection point, as leading companies recognize that climate change presents a massive systemic risk, and that solving it is a multitrillion-dollar opportunity

Volvo’s FH Electric heavy-duty truck proves range and energy efficiency in independent testing

Charged

In an independent energy efficiency test with a fully loaded heavy-duty electric Volvo truck in Germany, the truck exceeded its official range, and used 50% less energy than its diesel counterpart.

It’s alive: The groundbreaking research on the microbes in wildfire smoke

Grist

This transcript has been edited and condensed for clarity. At a prescribed burn site in rural Idaho, a team of fire scientists are using a tricked-out drone to hunt for life in the smoke. What they discover could have big implications for our world, and our health.

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S-5! Solar Expert Presents at Intersolar North America and Showcases New Solar Product

altenergymag

Attendees are invited to stop by S-5!’s s Booth (#1947) to see first-hand its PVKONCEAL™ module skirt.

Using Cycling as an Indicator for Urban Quality of Life

The City Fix

Metropolitan areas around the world struggle with the same problem: More people means more traffic. If the majority of residents and workers use private vehicles, this leads to more congestion and emissions, more road crashes, lower air quality and therefore. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Green Culture Guide: How to Build a Workforce Committed to Sustainability

Green Business Bureau

How To Build A Green Business Culture. There are many business advantages of running a sustainable business, but getting there is not easy and often starts with engaging employees to create a green company culture.

Generating Energy from Waste: How to Make it Happen

U.S. Green Technology

The world is growing old, and the conventional energy forms are becoming extinct. Although these energy forms have served us for so long, they also contribute to global concerns. The major problems caused by these energy forms are global warming and greenhouse effects.

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Can crypto create the world’s first authentic global carbon marketplace?

GreenBiz

The World Bank is teaming up with Bram Cohen’s San Francisco startup to prove that cryptocurrency can be part of the solution, not a problem, for climate change

2022 Washington State Legislative Report- Week 1

CleanTech Alliance

Pre-Session Preview Monday, January 10th, marks the first day of the 2022 legislative session. Biennial budget cycles last two years, and 2022 is the second half of the current cycle. This means the legislature will go into a short 60-day session that is scheduled to end on March 10th, 2022.

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