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Greta Thunberg Urges Political Action at The World Economic Forum in Davos

January 22nd, 2020|Advocacy, Climate Change, Climate denial, Conservation, Environment, Media, Media of the Week, News, News, Policy, science, Sustainability, World, World News|

Greta Thunberg continues to hit world leaders along with major business establishments hard about business practices directly causing climate change and political inaction. At the world economic forum, Thunberg spoke to world economic leaders. Thunberg spoke about inaction and empty words by world leaders and about the urgency of climate change. Thunberg has [...]

Perovskite May be an Important Aspect of Future Solar Panels

January 21st, 2020|Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, Featured Green Innovations, Innovations, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, science, Smart Energy, Solar, Solar Farm, Sustainability, Technology|

Photo: Wikipedia A new mineral is being used for solar panels that could greatly improve the efficiency of solar panels. Perovskite is a calcium titanium oxide mineral found in the Ural Mountains of Russia in the 1800’s. Excitement about this mineral has grown due to its efficiency, unusual properties, and its [...]

BEST PRACTICES: J.Crew and Sister Brand Madewell Launch Eco-Friendly Fair Trade Denim Collections

January 20th, 2020|Best Practices, Blog, Carbon Footprint, Climate Change, Efficiency, Environment, feature, featured, Green Product News, National, Net Zero Building, Sustainability, United States, Water, World|

                Sister clothing retailers J.Crew and Madewell, based in the United States (US), launched their first major Fair Trade-certified, sustainable denim collections in 2019, which use 75% less water, significantly less energy, and 65% fewer chemicals. Owned by New York-based (NY) J.Crew Group, J.Crew and Madewell [...]

60-Second Science is a Great Way to Consume Science Information on the Go

January 15th, 2020|Advocacy, Climate Change, Community, Conservation, Environment, Global Warming, Innovations, Media, Media of the Week, News, News, Renewable Energy News, science, Sustainability, United States|

Scientific American 60-Second Science podcast is a great resource for obtaining a conversational knowledge of various scientific studies and happenings. A recent episode highlights science and technology news from around the globe from Spain’s uncovered Dolmen of Guadalperal due to the summers powerful drought to the discovery of a new species of electric eel [...]

Watergen Can Help with Water Scarcity Around the World

January 14th, 2020|Climate Change, Conservation, Efficiency, Environment, Featured Green Innovations, Global Warming, Innovations, Recycling, science, Sustainability, Technology, Water, World|

The company Watergen has created a system that creates drinking water from air. The technology extracts humidity from air in a machine resembling an air conditioner. The machine works by drawing in air, filtering it, going through a heat exchanger which extracts the water from air, and finally filtering the water to remove [...]

RENEW Wisconsin’s Ninth Annual Renewable Energy Summit Jan. 16 in Wisconsin

January 14th, 2020|Advocacy, Best Practices, Bio-based Market, Carbon Footprint, Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, event, Events, feature, featured, Global Warming, Policy, Renewable Energy News, Renewable Energy Solutions, Solar, Sustainability, Technology, Uncategorized, United States, Wind, Wind|

Non-profit RENEW Wisconsin hosts their ninth Annual Renewable Energy Summit January 16 in Madison, Wisconsin (WI), where more than 400 renewable energy sector experts and attendees will address this year’s theme for the state, “2020 Vision: The Path to 100% Clean Energy,” at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Held from [...]

Largest Convention for Solar, Smart Energy, Storage, and Fuel Cells

From September 23-26, over 19,000 energy industries professional will converge in In Salt Lake City, UT to attend North America Smart Energy Week. As the largest convention of its kind in North America, Smart Energy Week brings more than 700 leading manufacturers, service providers, and vendors to its expansive [...]

The Agri-Food Event Kicks Off Today

The Vertical Farming Conference kicks off today in Venlo, The Netherlands as part of the Agri-Food Innovation Event. Today’s speaker is Andre Fabris, as part of the smart farming conference, a section of the Vertical Farming Conference. Fabris will likely speak about Project Animus, a slightly elusive machine learning [...]

There is No National Policy in the U.S. Requiring Recycling

Americans are notoriously bad at recycling. We don’t like thinking about trash. As soon as our trash is tossed in the bin, it is forgotten about forever, for someone else to deal with. The average person doesn’t know how recycling works in the U.S. The people who generally know [...]

Malaysia is Sending Recycling Back to Canada

Malaysia is another country in Asia to reject plastic waste from the west. As a result of China’s decision to stop accepting plastic waste from the United States and others, 7 Million tons per year have been interrupted. In the midst of confusion and market failure, waste was illegally [...]

Vertical Farming Conference June 26th, 2019

Vertical Farming Conference takes place on June 26th, 2019 as part of the two-day Agri-Food Innovation event in Venlo, The Netherlands. Some of the focus topics include Improved resource-use efficiency, food safety, AI, robotics, and sustainable buildings. Leo Marcelis, a thought leader for the vertical farming movement, has been [...]

Investments in Vertical Farms growing

The Vertical Farming trend is growing in America, promising a more sustainable approach than conventional farming practices. Paul Gauthier, a leading thought leader in the field, is out to show the potential for vertical farming and the hurdles the industry faces. Companies are investing in Vertical Farm start-ups in [...]

Greta Thunberg Urges Political Action at The World Economic Forum in Davos

Greta Thunberg continues to hit world leaders along with major business establishments hard about business practices directly causing climate change and political inaction. At the world economic forum, Thunberg spoke to world economic leaders. Thunberg spoke about inaction and empty words by world leaders and about the urgency of [...]

Perovskite May be an Important Aspect of Future Solar Panels

Photo: Wikipedia A new mineral is being used for solar panels that could greatly improve the efficiency of solar panels. Perovskite is a calcium titanium oxide mineral found in the Ural Mountains of Russia in the 1800’s. Excitement about this mineral has grown due to its efficiency, [...]

60-Second Science is a Great Way to Consume Science Information on the Go

Scientific American 60-Second Science podcast is a great resource for obtaining a conversational knowledge of various scientific studies and happenings. A recent episode highlights science and technology news from around the globe from Spain’s uncovered Dolmen of Guadalperal due to the summers powerful drought to the discovery of a new [...]

Watergen Can Help with Water Scarcity Around the World

The company Watergen has created a system that creates drinking water from air. The technology extracts humidity from air in a machine resembling an air conditioner. The machine works by drawing in air, filtering it, going through a heat exchanger which extracts the water from air, and finally filtering [...]

Australian Fires are a Long Way From Being Over

Photo: Tracey Nearmy/Reuters According to the University of Sydney, nearly 1 Billion animals are feared dead as a direct and indirect result of the fires that have been catastrophic across the continent. The fires have been ongoing for several months, having been ignited for various reasons but exacerbated [...]

The Federal Government May Change the Way Scientific Research is Accessed

A rumor has been floating around that the United States government may change the way scientific research is viewed by the public and institutions. The current administration is working on an executive order that would make publicly funded science available for free immediately. The issue has bipartisan support from open-access [...]

Solar, Storage, and Smart Energy Expo Begins January 16th in California

The Solar, Storage, and Smart Energy Expo, the first major Solar Power Events series expo of 2020, will bring industry professionals together from January 16th-17th in San Francisco, California. With workshops, exhibit hall educations sessions, and more, the expo will host approximately 600 companies, including industry innovators such as [...]

North America’s Largest Biomass Conference Coming Soon!

The Biomass Conference provides a combination of activities to elevate your knowledge of the industry and make key connections. Additional components to the conference include: the Biomass Preparation, Handling & Storage Workshop, the Waste-to-Energy Industry Tour, along with the many networking opportunities.

Los Angeles is Set to Build the World’s Largest Wildlife Crossing

A wildlife crossing is planned for Los Angeles to help endangered mountain lions and other animals pass throughout the chain of the Santa Monica mountains. The project, once completed, will be the largest wildlife corridor in the world stretching over 10 lanes of traffic on highway 101 with a price [...]

AMP Robotics just received $16 Million in Funding to Scale Operations

Photo: AMP Robotics AMP Robotics, based outside of Boulder, CO, uses an intelligent robotics system to create positive change in the recycling industry. The AI robots perform physical tasks that have been largely performed by humans like sorting, picking, and moving materials. The AMP Cortex applies technology [...]

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