Event organized by CBMM highlights green hydrogen as a sustainable solution for energy and mobility sectors

SAO PAULO, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In the search for solutions that contribute to reducing CO2 emissions, governments and scientists around the world are encouraging a movement to adopt more sustainable and efficient technologies. To that end, hydrogen has emerged as a key element in the decarbonization of the economy.

Scientists from renowned universities and industry specialists will discuss how hydrogen production technologies and their use in fuel cells can revolutionize the energy and mobility sectors during the Charles Hatchett Award Webinar 2020, a virtual event that will be held on December 7 at 2:00 pm (CET).

The keynote presentation will be delivered by Manish Chhowolla, professor of Materials Science at Cambridge University, and winner of the 2020 Charles Hatchett Award, an annual prize ratified by UK-based Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).

“New solutions in the energy transition have a strong connection with our technological development program

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Europe’s Plan For Sustainable Agriculture Starts With Running Broadband To Farms

Europe’s Green Deal with farmers includes the broadband internet access they’ll need to save money and the environment.

“If we want to really reform our agricultural policy, we will have to introduce broadband everywhere in the agricultural world,” said Frans Timmermans, the European Commission executive vice-president for the European Green Deal.

“We have to work with precision agriculture,” Timmermans said yesterday at the Web Summit broadcast from Lisbon. “We will have to work with new technologies. We will have to introduce new ways of farming at the very fundamental level.”

Broadband access will enable farmers to quickly identify and respond to diseases in crops and livestock or to deliver fertilizers and other supplements only to those areas of fields where data shows they are needed.

The EU has supported the development of internet platforms for farmers, such as 365farmnet.com.

“With new digital

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How cities of the future are shaping up to be smarter and more sustainable

Today’s cities are grappling with problems ranging from gridlocked traffic and overflowing landfills, to unaffordable housing and growing inequality. Without action, those problems will only get worse.

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The United Nations predicts that by 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.7 billion. Nearly 70% of people are projected to live in urban areas, placing a greater strain on cities and the environment.

As urbanization is expected to be fastest in lower-income countries, the UN warns many cities will face challenges to meet the needs of their growing number of residents, including providing adequate housing, transportation, and energy systems.

At the same time, cities are a key contributor to climate change, responsible for an estimated three quarters of global CO2 emissions.

To address this, architects and designers have come up with innovative solutions — from vertical farms and biome greenhouses, to self-driving cars and underground recycling systems —

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New Report – The Advantage of a Sustainable Future

VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 24, 2020 /CNW/ – A historic opportunity has been identified for British Columbia’s economic future. AdvantageBC has released a new report written by KPMG titled The Advantage of a Sustainable Future which outlines the case for government to focus on two sectors of the economy to leverage strong growth in the coming years: sustainable finance and clean technology.

These sectors were selected after a rigorous review of competing markets and an analysis of British Columbia’s competitive advantages. AdvantageBC believes that with the right mix of policies, and the support of government and business, these sectors can drive British Columbia’s growth over the next decade and into the future.

“This report continues the work that AdvantageBC has been undertaking over the past several years to work toward a sustainable future for our province,” said Clark Roberts, President & CEO of AdvantageBC, “British Columbia is already

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Alpha Motor Corporation Unveils New Line Of Pure Electric Vehicles – Advanced Mobility Technology For A Sustainable Future | News

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alpha Motor Corporation, a rising key player in the automotive landscape today announced the company’s official launch from its Irvine, California headquarters. The launch illustrated the company’s vision to transform the automotive industry with its innovative offering of electric mobility. Alpha offers a range of pure electric vehicles that address various mobility needs in three categories:

Commute – driving for daily personal needs.
Business – driving for business and commercial travel.
Recreation – driving for pleasure.

Alpha’s launch was spearheaded by an exciting presentation of the company’s pure electric vehicles built on a proprietary modular platform to company stakeholders. The presentation centered around Alpha’s full family of vehicles, led by the company’s sleek EUV (Electric Utility Vehicle) center stage.

“Alpha is a unique legacy in the making,” said Alpha Motor Corporation Chief Executive Officer Michael Smith. “Our purpose-driven mission is straightforward:

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Wrightspeed Drives the Future of Sustainable Trucking In Midst of COVID Pandemic

Company answers call for cleaner urban transportation globally

Wrightspeed, a leading manufacturer of range-extended electric powertrains for heavy local transport, is answering the call for cleaner urban transportation as companies, cities and countries across the world build toward sustainable operations. While there has been an increased green push in the wake of COVID-19, Wrightspeed has been ahead of the curve, developing groundbreaking technology to power frequent-stop, heavy-duty buses, refuse, and delivery trucks. Wrightspeed has opened a new route for sustainable trucking by reducing greenhouse gasses, meeting regulatory needs and noise ordinances, and improving total cost of ownership.

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The Wrightspeed Team Drives the Future of Sustainable Trucking In Midst of COVID Pandemic (Photo: Business Wire)

“Our engineering innovations have set a new standard for regional transport within the industry,” said Broc TenHouten, VP of engineering, Wrightspeed. “Studies indicate that traditional

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China, emerging markets suffering shortfall in sustainable financing, Standard Chartered says

China and other emerging markets are seeing a shortfall in sustainable financing as global investors overwhelmingly focus their asset allocations on Europe and other developed markets, which threatens the ability of the United Nations to reach its sustainable development goals in the next decade, according to Standard Chartered.

But, China’s commitment last month to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 could be a “game changer” for sustainable financing, said Daniel Hanna, global head of sustainable finance at Standard Chartered.

“We believe the markets that offer the greatest opportunity to leapfrog to low-carbon technology, to move to more sustainable business practices and create good green sustainable jobs, are in the emerging markets,” Hanna told the Post. “The sad reality is, currently, they are not getting the financing required.”

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The Sustainable Alternative To The Annual Smartphone Release

As the holiday season approaches, how many of us are planning to upgrade our smartphones? With increasingly lackluster annual smartphone launches and the promise of 5G pushed ever-further away, the prospect of buying a new phone feels distant for many consumers.

Americans were already waiting an average of three years to upgrade their phones before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Engadget, and data from the Consumer Technology Association forecasts a decrease of 15% in smartphone sales between 2019 and 2020. Consumers are increasingly rejecting smartphone manufacturer’s incumbent business model of continuous repair and planned obsolescence.

The alternative may lie in a concept previously relegated to the dustbins of tech history: the modular smartphone. An economic downturn coupled with greater prioritization of environmental impact is seeing growing consumer

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How Businesses And Policies Are Enacting Sustainable Positive Change

A seasoned technology executive, Udi Merhav founded energyOrbit after 15 years spent designing and implementing e-commerce and IT solutions.

The Western U.S. is realizing unprecedented heat waves and fires, while the East Coast endures relentless hurricanes, compounding yearslong environmental catastrophes. The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has wrought a health crisis unlike any seen in 100 years.

But, I’m already observing businesses and organizations seizing the opportunity to command a holistic movement exacting sustainable positive change. I have renewed enthusiasm that great minds have compelling, innovative ideas about our direction, rooted in how we become more energy efficient to reduce environmental impact. A Lawrence Livermore National Labs and NRDC report concurs.

What can keep us on a clean energy track, and what will get businesses and residents on board?

A Living Environmental Experiment

Environmental disasters further reveal that climate change can threaten our existence. Unchecked, climate change could cost the U.S.

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AST Announces Appointment of Greg Wilcox as Vice President of Company’s Sustainable Energy and Environmental Strategic Business Unit – Press Release

MCLEAN, Va. – October 29, 2020 – (Newswire.com)

Allegheny Science & Technology (AST) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Wilcox as Vice President of its Sustainable Energy and Environmental Strategic Business Unit (SBU). Mr. Wilcox will be focused on forthcoming initiatives in the energy and environmental markets for government and industry partners and will build upon AST’s trusted solutions, spearhead growth initiatives and major expansion. He will join AST on Nov. 2, 2020.

Mr. Wilcox joins AST with over 30 years of consulting experience in the areas of sustainable energy and environmental solutions and emerging technologies. He draws upon his extensive experience in federal contract management for a broad array of agencies including the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Navy, National Park Service, and U.S. Postal Service, among others. He has supported U.S. Department of Energy programs for

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