2020

Future Food-Tech San Francisco

AFN Sustainable Protein

Future Food-Tech is a world-leading event series focusing on the most disruptive technologies transforming our food system.

Fossil Vehicle Sales In Global Freefall — Down 4.7% In 2019! Electric Vehicle Sales Continue To Grow — CleanTechnica Report

CleanTechnica

The world's fossil fuel vehicle sales have continued to freefall in 2019, dropping by around 4.35 million, or some 4.7%, compared to 2018, accelerating a now inexorable trend. Global electric vehicle sales meanwhile have continued to rise, with 2019 EV market share reaching 4.7% in China and 3.8%

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BlackRock Sends Huge Warning Shot at Companies Ignoring Climate Risk

GreenTechMedia

In a move that will resound across the world of energy investing, BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, this week warned of a “fundamental reshaping of finance” as the impacts of climate change become better understood.

Cool retro boats restored with electric motors

Inhabitat - Innovation

For those planning a summer day on the waterways of Lake Michigan, there's a new ecological option that will help you spend the day boating in sustainable style.

This year’s resolution: Fix the broken plastic material system

GreenBiz

The momentum to stop plastic pollution continues to grow, so how do we channel it into real systems change? Circular Economy Plastic Waste Recycling Waste

How to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Asbestos

U.S. Green Technology

The environment probably isn’t the first thing you think of when you hear “asbestos,” as people have long associated it with health issues. But it makes sense that such hazardous material has ecological consequences.

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Is 2020 the year of the electric car?

The Environmental Blog

According the Guardian, 2020 is set to be the year that the electric car, or EV as they’re more commonly known, takes over the European car market.At

Democrats’ Green New Deal Becomes The CLEAN Future Act

Jim Conca

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a climate plan to achieve net-zero GHG pollution by 2050. The CLEAN Future Act is a comprehensive proposal to address the climate crisis that doesn’t stipulate which energy sources or strategies qualify so isn’t pushing a renewables-only mix

New year, new savings for solar generators, as tariffs for grid export return

Envirotec Magazine

Aerial drone image of solar panels on the roof of a high rise building in London.

RapidEye Constellation to be Retired in 2020

Planet Pulse

It’s with mixed sentiments that we share that Planet’s RapidEye constellation will be retired at the end of March 2020. After 11 years of faithfully gathering imagery, it has aged gracefully, to say the least.

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Future Food-Tech New York

AFN Sustainable Protein

That NHTSA Tesla “Sudden Unintended Acceleration” Petition? Created By A TSLA Short Seller Who Doesn’t Own A Tesla

CleanTechnica

First of all, I'll say that I think we f ed up by publishing an article on this topic that lacked important context and included misleading framing.

Why Most US Utilities Are Failing to Make the Most of Their Smart Meters

GreenTechMedia

Advanced metering infrastructure — the two-way communicating smart meters that now serve more than half of U.S.

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The Garden House features greenery and bee-friendly landscapes

Inhabitat - Innovation

The Garden House by Christos Pavlou Architecture is a physical representation of the potential for urban gardens to create micro-climates that improve the living conditions of cities rather than make additional contributions to climate change

This startup is helping universities and companies embrace circular asset management

GreenBiz

It aims to scale the sharing of equipment and supplies across industries — and make the "multi-usiverse" happen. Circular Economy Information Technology Sharing Economy

Reasons You Should Use Solar Lights

U.S. Green Technology

Great Reasons to Use Solar Power and Solar Lighting Global environmental awareness is at an all-time high, as citizens and governments around the world are taking steps to create a more eco-friendly way of life to preserve our planet for future generations.

State Supreme Court limits Gov. Inslee’s rule cutting greenhouse-gas emissions

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Jim Brunner, Seattle Times, Jan 16 2020 The Washington State Supreme Court has invalidated key portions of a rule imposed by the administration of Gov. Jay Inslee capping greenhouse-gas emissions by fuel distributors, natural-gas companies and other industries. In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the court upheld a 2017 lower-court decision that the state Department of Ecology […]. Industry News Public Policy

What will the city of the future look like?

The Environmental Blog

Flying cars, companion robots, cell phones embedded in the palm of your hand, McDonald’s home delivery … we all once wondered what the city ??of of the future would look like.

The Iran Nuclear Deal And The Killing Of Soleimani

Jim Conca

The assassination of Soleimani is just the latest escalation in hostilities with Iran since President Trump scuttled the Iran Nuclear Deal. Even if things de-escalate, we seem to be back to the drawing board with few prospectsfor convincing Iran not to develop an atomic bomb

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Monitoring nuisance odours

Envirotec Magazine

Odour nuisance is one of the most difficult issues facing many sites today. When a complaint is made, it’s essential that a reliable and representative air sample is taken as quickly as possible.

Solar’s silent killer: Backsheets are shortening some project lifespans

Solar Power World

California-headquartered Swinerton Renewable Energy has observed a recurring problem across some of its utility-scale solar sites. The EPC helped get the U.S. industry off the ground in the early 2010s and has installed over 4 GW of solar nationwide.

Future Food-Tech London

AFN Sustainable Protein

The Future Food-Tech Summit returns to London and brings together over 500 leaders, senior executives, pioneering innovators and VCs from around the globe.

Making The Decision To Buy A Tesla: “It Was Very Scary To Me”

CleanTechnica

Why 2020 is the turning point for electric cars. Autonomous Vehicles Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging Tesla Tesla autopilot Tesla Model X

Proof the Energy Future Is Here

GreenTechMedia

We’re now in the 2020s. Many of the tropes from films and literature about this era may not have come true, but there’s a lot happening around us that does feel futuristic.

Fisker debuts an electric luxury SUV for $37,500 at CES

Inhabitat - Innovation

The new Fisker Ocean, debuted at CES, will come with many sustainable features — inside and out

As the planet warms, unusual crops could become climate saviors — if we're willing to eat them

GreenBiz

What role can lesser-known crops that thrive under adversity play in efforts to make our global food supply more resilient to climate change? Agriculture Food Systems

4 Kinds of Courses Every New Contractor Should Take

U.S. Green Technology

As licensed and certified professionals, contractors are obligated to meet certain established standards to comply with local regulations and laws. Most of these requirements are evident from the beginning and are encountered as common knowledge during the general process of becoming a contractor.

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Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Brad Smith, Microsoft, Jan 16, 2020 he scientific consensus is clear. The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree centigrade. If we don’t curb emissions, and […]. Industry News Public Policy

Wildlife Conservation: What You Can Do to Help

The Environmental Blog

If you think that there is nothing that you can do in order to help preserve the world’s beautiful wildlife, think again. You don’t have to be a hands-on conservationist to make a difference! Here is some great advice on everything that you, as an individual, can do to help.

A Brief 100-Year History Of Iran-West Relationships

Jim Conca

History is amazing and fascinating. Unfortunately, Americans have lost interest in the subject. Most think the present hostilities with Iran stem from the 1979 overthrow of the Shah of Iran and the United States hostage crisis that followed. But the issues go back much further than that

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Multi-liner pipe project success

Envirotec Magazine

A multi-disciplinary team of drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc has completed the lining of a drainage pipe nearly 1-km long on behalf of a contractor working for Scottish Water.

What is a solar tracker and how does it work?

Solar Power World

Manufacturers are constantly making incremental improvements to their solar panels to create a higher energy yield per unit than previous and competing models.

‘I’ve quit drinking the water’: What it’s like to live next to America’s largest coal plant

Grist

Without Tony Bowdoin’s grandfather, Georgia Power might never have come to the quiet town of Juliette. The central Georgia hamlet, just off the Ocmulgee River and a little over an hour’s drive south of Atlanta, is mostly known as home to some of the state’s best shoal bass fishing.

Tesla Model 3 Dominates US Premium-Class Small & Midsize Car Market — 23% of 2019 Sales*

CleanTechnica

The Tesla Model 3 continued to hog the throne on top of the US premium-class car market at the end of 2019. For the full year, the Model 3 accounted for 23% of small and midsize luxury car sales. In other words, nearly 1 out of every 4 small or midsize luxury cars sold in 2019 was a Tesla Model.