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Green pine tree tops on a blue sky, looking up
April 13, 2024
California stands out as the leader, with its progressive energy policies and substantial investments in solar power, reflecting its top rank in energy efficiency. Its robust infrastructure for alternative fuel vehicles helps mitigate traditional gasoline consumption.
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April 12, 2024
The facility in Nantou, Taiwan, showcases Alchemie’s Endeavour low-carbon digital textile dyeing production, setting a new benchmark in the industry and pushing back against traditional methods that have long dominated the sector.
ifco smartcycle diagram
April 12, 2024
IFCO, recognized for its innovative reusable packaging solutions for fresh foods, has remarkably improved its Sustainalytics score. It now ranks seventh out of 180 companies globally in the “Business Support Services” sub-industry.
Medical Waste
April 12, 2024
By treating regulated medical waste on-site, labs can significantly decrease their reliance on external waste processing facilities, reducing transportation emissions and contributing to a greener planet.
Voltpost lightpole charger
April 12, 2024
By retrofitting existing lampposts into modular and upgradable Level 2 EV charging stations, Voltpost charging solutions will enhance sustainable and resilient community development by promoting decarbonized mobility.
red tide recovery carrying redfish
April 12, 2024
Their joint efforts will restock the waters of Bay County with 50 slot-sized redfish and herald the commencement of the 2024 Redfish Film Fest.
rimac technology campus
April 11, 2024
The synergy between Rimac Technology and BMW Group’s electrification strategy aims to leverage their combined expertise to enhance their position in the premium electric mobility sector.
Red apple logo on side of building under blue sky
April 11, 2024
The VCDC highlights a concerning trend in Vietnam, where ambiguous laws are leveraged to detain leading environmental activists under dubious charges such as “tax evasion” and “appropriation of information or documents.” These actions suppress vital climate advocacy and raise questions about
Protestor sign in focus: There is No Waste in Nature
April 11, 2024
This impactful new survey, commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund and the Plastic Free Foundation, reveals that an overwhelming 85% of participants from 32 countries support a global ban on single-use plastics, issuing an urgent call for comprehensive action in the upcoming INC-4 global plastic pollution treaty negotiations.
City Smog over shipping port
April 11, 2024
The majority of the world's largest fossil fuel companies have ramped up production in the seven years following the Paris Agreement, as opposed to the seven years preceding it. Despite the global consensus on reducing carbon emissions to mitigate climate change, the report indicates a counterproductive trend.
Cement blocks on a shovel
April 11, 2024
PozPyro, a revolutionary cement alternative has been developed by Progressive Planet Solutions Inc. in collaboration with Pyrogenesis Canada. PozPyro has demonstrated exceptional early strength in recent compressive strength tests, marking a significant advancement towards reducing the environmental impact of building materials without compromising quality or performance.
rendering of orion's advanced battery materials plant
April 11, 2024
Critical equipment procurement and off-site fabrication are already in progress, with operations expected to start by the second quarter of 2025.
barrel burn fire night time
April 11, 2024
The settlement between Georgia Power and the Public Service Commission staff has sparked debate over ratepayer protection and the advancement of clean energy. This analysis delves into the details of the settlement, its impact on Georgia's energy future, and the broader implications for the industry and consumers alike.
Austria Alps homes with industrial plant
April 11, 2024
The court highlighted Switzerland’s failure to meet its climate change combatting obligations, marking this an infringement of the rights protected under the European Convention on Human Rights. This convention mandates adequate state protection against the severe adverse effects of climate change on individuals’ lives, health, and well-being.
c2e2'a new solid oxide fuel cell units
April 11, 2024
Solid oxide fuel cell units can convert fuel to electricity with efficiencies exceeding 60%, notably higher than other fuel cell types.
glass of drinking water
April 11, 2024
The introduction of the PFAS drinking water rule poses a significant regulatory impact on over 66,000 public water systems across the United States.
Collage with text Make an Impact featuring FIGS Scrubs
April 11, 2024
FIGS, Inc., a leader in healthcare apparel, released its 2023 Impact Report, showcasing its commitment to healthcare professionals and sustainability. The report highlights significant contributions, including the inauguration of the FIGS Operating Theatre in Kenya, advocacy efforts, and strides in diversity and sustainability.
central texas flooding
April 10, 2024
The study not only forecasts future challenges but also casts light on current issues, revealing that 24 of the 32 coastal cities studied are sinking more than 2 millimeters per year
san francisco california sunrise mist
April 10, 2024
In a significant environmental milestone, the San Francisco Bay Area's commitment to electric vehicles (EVs) is driving down carbon emissions, as evidenced by UC Berkeley's extensive CO2 monitoring network.
africa solar panel farm
April 10, 2024
The project is a vital aspect of a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed in March 2023 with DPA Southern Africa, a subsidiary of the French utility EDF. The solar farm aims to supply renewable energy to Africa Data Centres’ locations, starting with the state-of-the-art CPT1 data center in Cape Town.
Person holding forward a large green leaf in focus
April 10, 2024
The survey of 2,000 U.S. adults indicates a strong consumer pivot towards sustainability, highlighting a shift in purchasing behavior that increasingly favors environmentally conscious brands.
Illustration of an wired abstract brain representing AI
April 10, 2024
The Data Intelligence Platform for Energy democratizes data access within organizations, maximizing the value of asset, operations, environmental, and customer data to optimize energy infrastructure and mitigate market volatility.
Healthcare team in scrubs walking down a corridor away from camera
April 10, 2024
CHARME's collaborative approach aims to foster sustainability in medical technologies, with a focus on the medical device and equipment supply chain that contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions.
Man monitoring progress of plants in commercial nursery/greenhouse.
April 10, 2024
With the support of Battery Ventures, a global investment firm, LI-COR Environmental is set to enhance its portfolio by integrating Onset’s cutting-edge environmental monitoring technologies. This strategic move aims to broaden the scope of greenhouse gas measurement solutions, catering to a broader array of applications critical for addressing climate change.
lime e bike
April 10, 2024
Currently valued at around $510 million, Lime derives about 60% of its revenue from international markets, particularly in cities with bike-friendly infrastructures.
lng tanker in the morning hours
April 10, 2024
The LNG will be imported through the Aqaba terminal in Jordan following the expiration of its previous agreement with the BW Singapore floating storage and regasification unit in 2023.
epa chemicals
April 9, 2024
The final rule will reduce the number of people with elevated cancer risk by 96% in communities near plants that emit ethylene oxide and chloroprene.
LyondellBasell Report Cover
April 9, 2024
LyondellBasell, a global leader in the chemical industry, recently released its annual sustainability report, “Everyday Sustainability,” showcasing the company’s dedication and advancements in sustainability practices over the past year. This report points toward LyondellBasell’s goal of becoming a sustainability frontrunner by addressing three specific challenges: ending plastic waste, advancing climate action, and fostering a prosperous society. A Strategic Approach to Sustainability According to Peter Vanacker, CEO of LyondellBasell, the company views sustainability as a vital avenue for value creation. “We embrace sustainability as an opportunity to create value. Over the last year, we embedded sustainability into our new company strategy and progressed our sustainability-focused ambitions, while remaining laser-focused on safety, operational excellence and value creation. As we progress toward establishing ourselves as an industry leader in sustainability, we have moved from unlocking possibilities to making everyday sustainability a reality,” Vanacker stated. The focus has shifted from exploring the potential to actualizing everyday sustainability, reflecting the company’s progress in integrating sustainability into its operations. LyondellBasell operates in key markets such as automotive, packaging, agriculture, and infrastructure, driving innovations in chemicals, polymers, fuels, and technologies. The 2023 sustainability highlights include: The issuance of a $500 million green bond will fund eligible green […]
basalt slab
April 9, 2024
Utilizing basalt as the primary binder and eliminating the need for Portland cement, C-Crete’s basalt-based concrete presents a substantial environmental advantage. Basalt, rich in silicon, aluminum, and calcium, offers an abundant alternative to the limestone traditionally used in cement production.
Chain on black background
April 9, 2024
CDP is shedding light once more on significant environmental concerns: plastic pollution and water security. In two just-released reports, CDP delves into more than 3,000 companies’ disclosures, providing insights into how they deal with challenges and demonstrating a clear need for more robust, comprehensive strategies to mitigate risks associated with plastics and water within global supply chains. The Plastic Conundrum: Risks and Responses Plastic pollution remains a persistent, escalating crisis, posing substantial environmental, health, and financial risks. In an unprecedented disclosure, nearly 3,000 companies with a collective market capitalization surpassing US$25 trillion reported on their plastic usage through the CDP. While almost half of these companies have taken the crucial first step of mapping where plastics are produced and utilized in their value chains, a mere 21% acknowledged the risks tied to their plastic-related activities. Only a third are taking essential actions, such as assessing their plastic use’s environmental and health impacts. These findings highlight a gap in corporate action and understanding regarding the plastic crisis. Despite the good intentions, the data reveals that a significant portion of the business world has yet to fully engage with the realities of plastic pollution. This lack of engagement is especially prevalent among […]