Accelerate at Circularity 20: Fast-Pitch Competition

September 9, 2020 by  
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Accelerate at Circularity 20: Fast-Pitch Competition At Circularity 20, GreenBiz’s online circular economy event, five startups presented their potentially world-altering ideas during the Accelerate competition. This GreenBiz tradition began in 2012 at its VERGE events, offering a venue where startups make a 2.5-minute pitch of their technology to the audience. During the event, the online audience voted on its favorite, and an expert panel of Taj Eldridge, senior director of investments at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), and Monique Mills, with the Startup Catalyst at the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Institute of Technology, offered thoughts on the startups and their potential. Speakers Taj Eldridge, senior director of investments at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) Monique Mills, head of the Startup Catalyst at the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Institute of Technology Shana Rappaport, Executive Director at GreenBiz Holly Secon Tue, 09/08/2020 – 20:35 Featured Off

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Are companies listening to Standing Rock?

November 2, 2016 by  
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Thoughts on the Dakota Access Pipeline protests from a Native person working in the corporate sustainability world.

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More Oil Leaking At Gulf Spill Site Now Stretches For 10 Miles (Video)

August 31, 2011 by  
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Reports continue to emerge about another oil leak in the same field that the Deepwater Horizon was tapping when it caught fire and ultimately led to the largest oil spill in US history. Examiner.com has some aerial footage, taken by On Wings of Care , showing that this new leak in the Macondo oil field has become a massive new oil slick…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Furnlab Open Source CNC Can Make Production Local Again

August 31, 2011 by  
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Four years ago, when we built a whole website around the idea of 3D printing , I predicted a trend toward what I called a 3D Kinko’s, where anyone could get a CNC cutout or a 3D printout at a neighbourhood shop like they get a photocopy now. I thought it would be many years before the equipment was cheap enough that people could actually own it. But things are moving much faster than I ever dreamt; Furnlab is developing a CNC machine that will start at $2500. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Stark Aerial Footage Reveals Extent Of Vermont Hurricane Flooding (Video)

August 31, 2011 by  
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The massive extent of flooding damage in Vermont from Hurricane Irene is becoming even more clear. Many communities are still cut off from public utilities, water, food. Supplies are being airlifted in to some areas. WCAX took to the sky … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Want to Help The Economy? Do Not Go Shopping (Too Much)

August 31, 2011 by  
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Image credit: anwerpenR , used under Creative Commons license. Apologies in advance if this turns into a rant, but I have to get something off my chest. Only this weekend, I was listening to a popular radio show about money, and the theme was all about downsizing and thrift—talking to Americans about how they had modified their spending habits, and established a more sustainable, mindful relationship with their money. Then yesterday I’m listening to another episode of that same show, and the presen… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Final Thoughts on a Dead Climate Bill

July 23, 2010 by  
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Photo via the Guardian I know I’ve ranted and raved a fair amount about the ignominious death of comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation . But lest we all head into our weekends wholly downtrodden and helpless-feeling, a few more words need to be uttered before the casket is lowered into the ground for good (am I getting carried away with this metaphor, here?). Here are some important final thoughts on the demise of the climate bill — and where we can and should go from here

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The End of the Road for Modern Prefab? This Just Might Be The Beginning!

November 27, 2009 by  
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A few weeks ago I wrote The Glidehouse Is At The End Of The Road For Green Modern Prefab , my thoughts on the rise and, I thought, fall of the modern prefab movement. Joe Tanney is partner in Resolution: 4 architecture and architect of the original Dwell House and a master of modern prefab.

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