Here’s how climate change is impacting wine production

The study mentions that the cooler wine producing regions including Germany, New Zealand and the US Pacific Northwest would comparatively be unharmed in the 2 degree Celsius scenarios. The regions which are already hot like Italy, Spain, and Australia faced the largest losses, because they are already limited to planting the warmest varieties.
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Now buy net-zero 3D printed homes from this Oakland-based startup

3D-printing technology eliminates 95% of construction waste. Turnkey pricing for Mighty Houses starts at $221,750.

Carrefour to include sustainability-linked bonds in its medium-term notes program

SLBs are any type of bond instrument whose financial and/or structural characteristics can vary depending on whether the issuer achieves predefined Sustainability/Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance objectives. To that end, Carrefour has selected three Key Performance Indicators that are core, relevant, and material to its business and measure progress against its sustainability commitments

Mastercard to support impact-driven startups through its global R&D lab

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Renewable Energy

It is power on for renewable energy investments

The first half of the year did see a decline in investment into new renewables projects, however. Investment into wind projects totalled USD 58 billion, matching levels recorded in 2018 and 2019, but well below the USD 85 billion invested in the first half of 2020 ahead of subsidies closing or lapsing in nations such as China and the US.

ReNew to power India’s first hyper-scale datacenter with renewable energy

The MoU also provides for offsetting of non-renewable power consumed by RackBank’s data center through green credits purchased from ReNew, ensuring that the data center operates on a completely net-zero emissions basis. This project will be carried out and managed by ReNew Green Solutions, ReNew Power’s business-to-business arm, which serves ReNew’s growing list of leading industrial and commercial customers, and will lead to the creation of India’s first green data center.

Clean energy investment could create 10 million green jobs: EY report

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Global wind and solar power capacity grew at record rate in 2020

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Eco-passionate students find outlet, experience through climate and sustainability working group

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This Fort Worth distillery runs completely on solar energy

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Welsh government to spend £250m on 20,000 low-carbon rental homes

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Suburban living the worst for carbon emissions, says new research

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Sustainable Cities

Green Angels Syndicate invests in UK based construction-tech startup, Qflow

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Moving from flower waste to floral wealth

India has initiated cleanliness drives such as Swachh Bharat, nudging everyone to maintain sanitation and hygiene, and aggressive campaigns are carried on by each state government. While, on the other, waste management, including floral waste, continues to be a serious concern.  

Now you can save the environment with moon cups

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Switch to green power: Google tops EPA list

The list shows the combined annual green power use of EPA’s Top 100 Partners amounts to more than 70.6 billion kilowatt-hours, which is equivalent to the annual electricity use of more than 6.6 million average American homes. Google (No. 1) used 7.9 billion kWh of solar and wind power, accounting for 93% of its total electricity consumption. Microsoft (No. 2) harnessed small-hydro, wind, and solar power resources to account for 100% of its 6.7 billion kWh of electricity use. Intel (No. 3) used various renewable energy resources to produce 100% of its 5 billion kWh of electricity.

BlueWave Solar signs JV with Laketricity to develop floating solar projects

Floatovoltaics, or floating solar arrays, address a global need to produce clean energy in efficient ways that also save common greenfield land. Floating solar arrays can be deployed as an alternative to land-based solar farms in areas where land is in short supply or in dry places where it can be installed at man-made reservoirs to help mitigate evaporation.

Mitsui to invest in biomass company in India

The new venture will contribute towards reducing air pollution and carbon emissions in India by effectively using agricultural residues as a fuel-stock for the bio-energy industry and providing a more sustainable alternative to fossil fuels.

Mitsui to invest in biomass company in India

The new venture will contribute towards reducing air pollution and carbon emissions in India by effectively using agricultural residues as a fuel-stock for the bio-energy industry and providing a more sustainable alternative to fossil fuels.

Continental to use recycled PET bottles in tyre production from 2022

At this year’s IAA MOBILITY in Munich, Continental plans to present a highly innovative concept tyre with polyester yarn made from recycled PET bottles.

DeepTech nitrogen innovator, Pivot Bio, raises whopping $430 million

Similar to the evidence of rising atmospheric CO2 levels that first emerged in the 1950s, there is now mounting proof that synthetic nitrogen is correlated to the degradation of farm soils. The more synthetic nitrogen is used to increase food supply, the more farm soil degrades and jeopardizes the entire food system increasingly year by year.

Battery capacity and charging technologies key to accelerating electric vehicle adoption: Clarivate report

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Cool Effect: From clean-burning cookstoves to global non-profit

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Sustainable technology firm Turntide rakes in $225 million in convertible note financing

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