- Scientists made a wooden steak knife that's 3 times sharper than a steel bladeby Gabe O'Connor on October 20, 2021 at 4:08 pm
Researchers have hardened wood and fashioned a knife out of it. It's three times sharper than steel and can slice through steak, and could be a sustainable alternative.
- Growth in Smart Meter use Offers Ample Information Potentialby David Worford on October 20, 2021 at 2:36 pm
A new report by Guidehouse Insights shows there is ample data smart meters can provide in aiding energy efficiency. The post Growth in Smart Meter use Offers Ample Information Potential appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.
- Survey: 65% Of Executives Working in Hard-To-Abate Sectors Plan to Use CCUS to Reach Their Net Zero Goalsby Emily Holbrook on October 20, 2021 at 2:12 pm
A benchmarking report on industry attitudes towards carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) has revealed that 65% of executives working in hard-to-abate sectors see CCUS as ‘critical’ or ‘important’ reaching their 2030/2050 environmental goals. The post Survey: 65% Of Executives Working in Hard-To-Abate Sectors Plan to Use CCUS to […]
- Brief: JLA Hydro wins contract for Wau small hydro rehabilitationby Elizabeth Ingram on October 20, 2021 at 2:07 pm
JLA Hydro announced it has won a UNDP tender to supply and install the hydroelectric equipment to rehabilitate the Wau small hydro power plant in Masisi in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The plant will be equipped with a single 220-kW Pelton turbine with a net head of 78 m, and the electricity produced will power the
- Wendy’s to Start Including Recycled Plastic in Cupsby David Worford on October 20, 2021 at 12:42 pm
Wendy's is introducing new cups to its North American restaurants that contain more recycled plastic. The post Wendy’s to Start Including Recycled Plastic in Cups appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.
- Despite climate change promises, governments plan to ramp up fossil fuel productionby Jaclyn Diaz on October 20, 2021 at 10:47 am
A new study by the United Nations shows that the world's governments plan to carry on using coal, gas, and oil — despite promises made under the 2015 Paris Agreement to limit global warming.
- IRENA and International Labour Organization to cooperate on energy employmentby Elizabeth Ingram on October 20, 2021 at 9:51 am
The Directors-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and International Labour Organization (ILO) have signed an agreement to reinforce their cooperation to promote employment and decent jobs for women and men in an energy transition that leaves no one behind. The workforce of the future will encounter many challenges. A […]
- Wind Catchers – Looking to the Ancient Past for New Clean Energy Sourcesby Tom Permatteo on October 20, 2021 at 9:28 am
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- Panera bakes plan to go climate positiveon October 20, 2021 at 9:00 am
By switching to circular packaging, increasing renewable energy and adding more climate-friendly items to the menu, Panera hopes it will remove more carbon than it emits each year by 2050.
- rPlus Hydro names Stantec to lead feasibility study for 900-MW Seminoe Pumped Storageby Elizabeth Ingram on October 20, 2021 at 8:47 am
Stantec has been selected by rPlus Hydro to conduct a detailed feasibility study for the 900-MW Seminoe Pumped Storage Project, located on Seminoe Reservoir about 30 miles outside Rawlins, Wyo. The proposed project will help to address energy storage needs in the Western U.S. as more renewable energy is integrated onto the grid. “Seminoe Pumped […]
- How COP fails — by proxyon October 20, 2021 at 5:11 am
As COP26 beckons, the United States is being held hostage. Is there hope?
- The 'Big Lag' Indexon October 20, 2021 at 4:00 am
How much additional pain or effort it will take to act tomorrow if we procrastinate today?