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Coronavirus May Lead to a Drop in Global Emissions

March 11th, 2020|Climate Change, Environment, feature, featured, global, Global Warming, Health, Media, Media of the Week, News, News, Travel, World News|

The Coronavirus has been continuing to spread throughout the world rapidly. While there aren’t a whole lot of positives from the outbreak, there may be one silver lining, carbon emissions. According to a study conducted by Carbon Brief, there is a slowdown of emissions linked to the coronavirus and the policies put into effect [...]

Methane Recycling is a Growing Industry in the United States

March 10th, 2020|Agriculture, Bio-based Market, biomass, Climate Change, Efficiency, Energy, Energy News, Environment, feature, featured, Featured Green Innovations, Innovations, Recycling, Renewable Energy News, science, Sustainability, Technology, United States, Waste, Waste to Energy|

Methane recycling is a growing industry in the United States. Capturing methane is not a new technology, but one that is gaining steam recently, as a way to reduce greenhouse gases. Natural gas, a commonly used fuel, contains about 98% methane, which is normally derived from harmful drilling practices like Hydraulic Fracking. Methane, unlike [...]

BEST PRACTICES: Wells Fargo Is Third Major U.S. Bank to End Arctic Oil Financing in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

March 9th, 2020|Best Practices, Blog, Climate Change, feature, featured, fossil fuel, Global Warming|

              Wells Fargo & Co. announced in March that they will not provide future investment for oil and gas projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Alaska’s North Slope region. The San Francisco-based bank joins JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. as [...]

Restaurant Technology News Announced Their List For 2019 Environmental Good

March 4th, 2020|Agriculture, Carbon Footprint, Climate Change, Efficiency, Environment, feature, featured, Food waste, Media, Media of the Week, News, News, Recycling, Sustainability, United States, Waste|

Restaurant Technology News compiled a list of 8 companies that are working in the greening of restaurant industry from waste reduction to energy usage. Nearly all of the winners aim to reduce food waste, with some being energy focused as well. Companies include ComplianceMate, CrunchTime, GND Solutions, Power Knot, Riegel Linen, Tenzo, Winnow, and [...]

BEST PRACTICES: Nike’s New Efforts Against Global Warming Include ‘Green’ 2020 Olympics Uniforms and Circular Economy-Inspired “Space Hippie” Sneakers Made of Scraps

March 4th, 2020|Best Practices, Blog, Climate Change, feature, featured, Green Product News, Lifestyle, Recycling, Sustainability, Waste|

                  Climate change now affects the athletics industry, say sports giant Nike, Inc., and since pledging their ‘Move to Zero’ 2025 100% renewable energy use goal and an eventual net-zero carbon emissions goal last September, Nike has featured projects like their 2020 Summer Olympics uniforms [...]

Carbon Capture is Benefitting Breweries and Marijuana Companies With New Pilot Program

March 3rd, 2020|Breweries, Brewery Environment, Brewery News, Carbon Footprint, Climate Change, Efficiency, Environment, feature, featured, Featured Green Innovations, Innovations, News, News, science, Sustainability, Technology|

The Denver Beer Company in Colorado is working with the marijuana industry to launch a program to sell excess carbon dioxide to the cannabis company The Clinic in order to fertilize their marijuana crops. The exchange is part of the Carbon Dioxide Reuse Pilot Project announced by the governor of Colorado and the Department [...]

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 [...]

Coronavirus May Lead to a Drop in Global Emissions

The Coronavirus has been continuing to spread throughout the world rapidly. While there aren’t a whole lot of positives from the outbreak, there may be one silver lining, carbon emissions. According to a study conducted by Carbon Brief, there is a slowdown of emissions linked to the coronavirus and the [...]

Methane Recycling is a Growing Industry in the United States

Methane recycling is a growing industry in the United States. Capturing methane is not a new technology, but one that is gaining steam recently, as a way to reduce greenhouse gases. Natural gas, a commonly used fuel, contains about 98% methane, which is normally derived from harmful drilling practices like [...]

Restaurant Technology News Announced Their List For 2019 Environmental Good

Restaurant Technology News compiled a list of 8 companies that are working in the greening of restaurant industry from waste reduction to energy usage. Nearly all of the winners aim to reduce food waste, with some being energy focused as well. Companies include ComplianceMate, CrunchTime, GND Solutions, Power Knot, Riegel [...]

A New Proposal Could Heat and Cool Buildings Using Groundwater

In Minneapolis, a new proposal has been introduced for a city project that would include the use of a thermal energy system using an underground aquifer. The project includes a food hall and apartment complex on the edge of the Mississippi river. Minneapolis is known for being one of the coldest [...]

Smart Energy Summit Begins Monday the 17th

Next Monday marks the start of the Smart Energy Summit in Austin, Texas, running through Wednesday of that week. The event will be hosted by Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company, at the Omni Hotel in Austin. The event will open at 12 p.m. on Monday, with a five-hour [...]

Researchers Have Found a Way to Make Graphene Out of Trash

Scientists at Rice University in Houston TX have found a way to create Graphene by using waste. The process, named flash graphene, works by heating carbon-containing materials to 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat this intense creates graphene in 10 milliseconds. This graphene can then be used in a wide range of [...]

Europe Plans to Invest $130 Billion Into New Oil and Gas Infrastructure

The United States has been pulling out of the Paris Climate Accords since 2019. It turns out that other countries haven’t necessarily been so great either. According to the World Resources Institute, 15 countries have plans or policy to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. While a majority may reach their [...]

New Research Finds Hydrogen on Demand One Step Closer

Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Concept Car Scientists have developed a way to produce Hydrogen power on demand. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing and Tsinghua University, found a way to create a higher conversion efficiency that starts rapidly and runs quietly with the only byproduct [...]

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