Carbon Free City

Eco Friendly Daily

What would a carbon free city look like to you? Creating a carbon free city requires sacrifice and innovative development, which is why one doesn’t exist yet. However, efforts are currently being made to build the first carbon neutral city. In addition to living carbon neutral, they will also be designating areas to produce eco-friendly products. A carbon free city is setting the bar pretty high.

Intel, Apple tout circular, carbon-free manufacturing

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Read the original post: Intel, Apple tout circular, carbon-free manufacturing. Make no mistake, these changes have been years in the making. Business Green circular economy have-been making manufacturing the-making these-changes

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

AGreenLiving

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules.

Growing Sustainably: 6 Significant Benefits of a Robust Climate Action Platform

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Los Angeles city-owned buildings to go 100% carbon free

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It’s also the first California city to demand lower carbon in construction materials. Read the original post: Los Angeles city-owned buildings to go 100% carbon free. Business Green buildings california cities electric vehicles greenbiz 20 grid human capital policy & politics

Carbon-Free City In the Desert

Eco Friendly Daily

A carbon- and waste-free city, in the middle of the desert of the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Masdar. Now, it hasn’t been built yet, but the plans sound almost too good to be true. Finally, someone has decided to take a leap and use all of the technologies that are currently available to live sustainably, not just individually but as an entire city. The plan is for construction to start in January of 2008 and, tentatively, to finish in 2009.

How to Get Carbon-Free in 10 Years

The Green Changemakers

The Jones are just made-up, but this scenario shows that an average family can get carbon-free in 10 years, without turning their lives upside-down. Hover over or click on each symbol or year to learn how the Joneses go carbon-free. In 10 years, without sacrificing their way of life, the Jones family eliminates the CO2 emissions that their home and transportation used to create—the bulk of their carbon footprint. by Brooke Jarvis and Doug Pibel Meet the Joneses.

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Ithaca raises $100m to decarbonize buildings

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The city of Ithaca in New York is paving the way for others with its ambitious project of converting thousands of privately owned commercial and residential buildings into carbon-free and sustainable structures

6 ways large energy buyers? can transform the US grid ?

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Large energy buyers can help not only by increasing clean energy use but by focusing on how, when and where they are procuring and using carbon-free energy resources. Read the original: 6 ways large energy buyers? can transform the US grid ? Business Green changing-the changing-the-equation energy resources energy-buyers family-businesses governance-goals have-yet long not-only stand-on-environmental value-creation- view-on-value

Is Your Company Ready To Compete For Cleantech Funding?

Michael Grossman

What’s Driving The Carbon-Free Second Act? The Battle for Cleantech Funding. A recent spate of stories in green media suggests a second climate funding boom is in the offing for startups in the cleantech sector.

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Navigating the Decarbonization Journey

AGreenLiving

The world must be carbon neutral by 2050, and multinational corporations have a key role to play in achieving that outcome. As the world moves toward a carbon-free future, corporations are no longer asking if, when, or why to decarbonize. For the global business community, decarbonization is an economic imperative. Investors expect it, regulators require it, and customers demand it.

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, December 18

Cool Green Science

This new chemical process is carbon-free. ( BBC News ). Climate Change Energy Environmental News Global Warming The Green Buzz Arctic ice carbon environmental news global temperature global warming hydrogen power “Green chemistry” energy solutions and an Arctic ice increase?? in today’s green news. Those of you in the snowy U.S. and Middle East might be surprised to hear this, but global temperatures actually set a new high last month. ( CNN ).

The Netherlands to ban carbon-emitting delivery vehicles

AGreenLiving

The Netherlands has launched a plan that will ban all carbon-emitting delivery vehicles in urban areas. The Netherlands is encouraging the transport sector to go carbon-free by offering $5,900 USD worth of grants to businesses to help buy and lease electric vehicles. Although the Netherlands claims to be the first country to give its cities the freedom to go carbon-free, other cities seem to have made the move already.

Offshore Wind Energy Could Power 14 Million American Homes If.

Sierra Club Compass

Harnessing even a fraction of that potential could power over 14 million American homes with local, carbon-free energy and generate over $200 billion in revenues for local economies. As we've been discussing , in less than three weeks, certain tax incentives that encourage growth in the clean energy sector, resulting in thousands of jobs and improved public health conditions, are set to expire.

Google’s first retail location earns LEED Platinum certification

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As a company, Google claims to be carbon neutral since 2007 and has set a goal to be carbon-free by 2030. In the short term, more immediate goals that will stair step to the larger achievement include earning zero waste to landfill certification in 2022, setting a 2025 deadline to be plastic-free in all packaging and incorporating recyclable or renewable materials into products. This summer, Google opened its first retail storefront in New York City.

Scotland to become first country to test 100% green hydrogen

AGreenLiving

has moved one step closer towards its net-zero carbon target by unveiling a plan to test 100% green hydrogen for cooking and heating in 300 Scottish homes, making Scotland the first country to do so. SGN plans to start fitting houses in Fife with free hydrogen systems that families will use over the next three to four years. government to monitor the viability of using carbon-free hydrogen generated through electrolysis. The U.K.

A tropical forest will soon grow in Helsinki and provide all the citys heat

AGreenLiving

It will produce zero carbon emissions. Harnessing nature’s energy to provide carbon-free heating solutions is definitely a great way to enjoy the natural world. A design proposal for a series of tropical islands has just won the Helsinki Energy Challenge.

Ontario, Canada, Goes Coal-Free

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in making a speedy transition to a modern, clean, carbon-free energy system. This took a lot of courage, but also a profound belief in our scientists and engineers to imagine and build a coal-free electricity sector. A carbon-free grid is now within reach, as clean energy continues to grow and will back out the remaining natural gas. Earlier in 2013, Los Angeles and Chicago both announced they were going coal-free, with L.A.

Nuclear Power is not the answer

Green (Living) Review

Despite of the potential disaster of a nuclear meltdown in Japan a British egghead claimed that the UK could never be able to generate enough energy just using renewables and that, to meet carbon targets we need the carbon-free nuclear energy, and nuclear is, so he said, a carbon-free energy source. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Our hearts must truly go out to the people of Japan in this time of unspeakable tragedy and chaos.

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to fund nuclear reactor in Wyoming

AGreenLiving

Known as an advanced nuclear reactor, it will be a carbon-free power source that’s said to be safer and cheaper than old-school reactors, according to the World Nuclear Association.

Ithaca raises $100m to decarbonize buildings

AGreenLiving

The city of Ithaca in New York is paving the way for others with its ambitious project of converting thousands of privately owned commercial and residential buildings into carbon-free and sustainable structures. Ithaca plans to offset all its carbon by 2030, and officials recognize that can only be achieved by addressing building emissions.

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Arid land and salt water to help grow food in Africa

EcoFriend

For the little energy it requires, solar panels can be installed rendering the greenhouse carbon free. Pratima Kalra: Why would anyone think of growing food on arid land with salt water? The question certainly seems logical, but Charlie Paton, the chief executive of Seawater Greenhouse has precisely taken up this challenge. He has designed a greenhouse , which will allow farmers to grow crops in desert environments that too using sea water.

No waste, no carbon, no wonder this net-zero home breaks the mold

AGreenLiving

A desire to break free from this mold is how their journey to create a net-zero house began. This modern house gives everyone the spaces they need while remaining sustainable and carbon-free. See original here: No waste, no carbon, no wonder this net-zero home breaks the mold.

Shop & Save Tip: Introducing Paperculture with 20% Off

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All cards, stationary and envelopes are 100% post-consumer recycled, shipping packaging is all recyclable and the company is carbon free. Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Shop & Save Tip: Introducing Paperculture with 20% Off July 23, 2010 In honor of my new little niece to be named Laura Jeanne, (yes, after me!)

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Niagara Falls welcomes zero-emission electric boats for sustainable tours

AGreenLiving

The sustainable initiative helps advance Governor Cuomo’s Green New Deal that mandates New York’s power be 100% carbon-free by 2040.

New Zealand requires financial institutions to prepare climate impact reports

AGreenLiving

Related: New Zealand targets carbon neutrality by 2025 amidst climate emergency “It is important that every part of New Zealand’s economy is helping us cut emissions and transition to a low carbon future,” Clark said. We simply cannot get to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 unless the financial sector knows what impact their investments are having on the climate,” Shaw said. New Zealand has set various targets toward attaining a carbon-free country.

The Pros and Cons of Geothermal Heating on the Environment

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The result is that once the facility is up and running, it’s virtually carbon-free. Geothermal energy is one of many ideas to create. sustainable, green energy to replace our reliance on fossil fuels. It hasn’t gotten the amount of attention that wind and solar have, or even nuclear energy. That’s a disservice to the power source, which is the entire planet with this form of energy production. Like all forms of energy production, there are good and bad things about it.

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Court rejects Northants wind farm plan

Green (Living) Review

Only in that way can we transition to a carbon free future and have energy security.

New Israeli Railway Line Approved Between Tel Aviv and Eilat

Green Prophet

The 2010 Eilat Eilot Renewable Energy Conference Looks to Carbon-Free Energy. Eco-tourists may be able to get to see these underwater creatures in Eilat faster due to the construction of a railway line from Tel Aviv. Eilat, located at the southern tip of Israel , draws both local and international tourists year-round due to its warm weather and marine biodiversity.

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World Bank's Tata Mundra conflicts with climate findings

Sierra Club Compass

But the IPCC also indicated that it’s not too late to halt the climate crisis, and the report’s authors have called for a carbon-free electricity supply in the form of clean energy for all. If we don’t curb greenhouse gas emissions now, we’ll soon be past the point of no return to save the planet. That’s the conclusion of the newest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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Finnish hockey team goes carbon-neutral

AGreenLiving

Lahti Pelicans, a Finnish ice hockey club, is championing for a carbon-free world. In celebration of Lahti’s crowning as the 2021 European Green Capital, the Pelicans set a goal of becoming the first carbon-neutral hockey club in the world.

Green Your Memorial Day: 5 Sustainable Holiday Favorites

Green Living Ideas

Play some carbon-free games with friends and family. Now, barbecuing is not without its carbon footprint, of course, but it’s minimal compared to the carbon footprint of what you put on that grill. Putting a bunch of factory farmed beef, sausage and chicken on the grill means the carbon footprint and the resource needs of your food are going to be huge. It is soy free, gluten free, GMO free, organic, and vegan, AND holds together on a grill like a champ.

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The Vampire, the Preacher's Daughter, and Me: Behind the Scenes of the Years of Living Dangerously

Sierra Club Compass

Hundreds of community members and happy Somerholics cheered on our speeches as we made it clear that Asheville was eager to retire the coal plant, which is the region's largest source of carbon pollution, and join the growing ranks of communities being powered by clean energy. Coal plants are the nation's biggest source of climate disrupting carbon pollution, and all those coal retirements, wind turbines, and solar panels have added up to significantly move the needle on U.S.

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Slash your UAE utility bill by 20% – copycats welcome!

Green Prophet

The study estimated that the staff housing complex consumed 51,000 liters of water and 2,500 kWh of electricity each year, costing over $410,000 while producing 2,190 kg of carbon dioxide (CO2). Earlier this year, they launched the Middle East’s first carbon-free bus , and they benchmarked their staff transportation operation.

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U.S. Government Investing In New Fossil Fuel: Methane Hydrates

Eco Friendly Daily

The process of drilling for methane hydrates uses carbon dioxide injections, meaning the drilling could act as a means of removing some carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Methane lies within permafrost and when permafrost melts it releases considerable levels of methane, a greenhouse gas more than twenty times more potent than carbon dioxide.

Google becomes retroactively carbon-neutral

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Google announced that it has now invested in enough high-quality carbon offsets to essentially erase its carbon footprint , compensating for all the carbon the company ever emitted. Google first became carbon-neutral in 2007. The goal is for all of Google’s offices and data centers to run on carbon-free energy by 2030. However, the idea of offsetting all the company’s past use of carbon may not hold up when you take a closer look.

6 Eco-Friendly Resorts Around the World For Travelers With a Conscience

Eco Chic

You can even begin to sign up for carbon-free trips and packages, and check for online stores, such as Target.com that features a range of must-have travel items, products (like organic cotton beach towels ) and clothing. If you’re anything like us, your wanderlust knows no bounds. A perfect escape is immersion in nature, packed with a balanced mix of adventure and tranquility.

Masdar’s Renewables Strategy Shifts To Wind

Green Prophet

Critics still married to the company’s original blueprint will no doubt be disappointed as the reality of implementing a carbon-free city in the middle of the desert has proven to be a much more malleable task than originally thought. :: The National. As Masdar’s partnership program gains traction in the London Thames estuary, the company is mooting wind power back home – in Abu Dhabi.

Brita Climate Ride 2009

Green (Living) Review

Climate Ride also endeavors to show that the bicycle is the ultimate carbon-free machine and a viable form of transportation. Climate Ride also endeavors to show that the bicycle is the ultimate carbon-free machine and a viable form of transportation. The bicycle is indeed the ultimate, as said above, carbon-free transportation machine and cycling a viable means of transportation, from the school run, going to the stores to commuting to work.

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Global warming heats up a renaissance of nuclear energy

Green (Living) Review

Global warming has energized the quest for clean, carbon-free energy that won't add to the greenhouse effect; and the BP oil spill has added to the distaste for fossil-fuel dependence. The report estimates that building 100 new reactors would require a $600 billion investment – but that same amount invested in other carbon-free technologies could cut at least twice as much carbon pollution by 2030.

Grassroots Activists Leading The Fight For A Nuclear Free Future

Sierra Club Compass

Susan Corbett, team leader of the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, has been a leader in anti-nuclear activism since the 1970’s. states, Canada and Japan for The Summit for a Nuclear Free Future in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The Sierra Club’s Nuclear Free Campaign was there in force, along with groups from around the country committed to ending nuclear power. Corbett said that’s why the planning that happened at The Summit for a Nuclear Free Future is so important.

Grassroots Activists Leading The Fight For A Nuclear Free Future

Sierra Club Compass

Susan Corbett, team leader of the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, has been a leader in anti-nuclear activism since the 1970’s. states, Canada and Japan for The Summit for a Nuclear Free Future in Chevy Chase, Maryland. The Sierra Club’s Nuclear Free Campaign was there in force, along with groups from around the country committed to ending nuclear power. Corbett said that’s why the planning that happened at The Summit for a Nuclear Free Future is so important.

10 Romantic ways to Green your Valentine’s Day

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s totally carbon free, healthy and romantic. Valentine’s Day is all about flowers, chocolates and cards, but how can you spoil the special someone in your life and be eco-conscious at the same time? RecycleBank has come up with 10 tips for greening your Valentine’s Day that will help set the mood while saving the planet!