National Charging Grid, Ethereum Going Green And How Electric Vehicles Can Protect The Grid

National Charging Grid, Ethereum Going Green And How Electric Vehicles Can Protect The Grid

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TMonday represents the beginning Climate Week in New York City. The programme, which runs throughout the week, features a number of seminars and events revolving around various sustainability topics. These discussions include improving buildings’ ecological footprint, the transition to cleaner energy, and sustainable transportation – and where the money will come from supporting all of these transitions. Many events will also be available to stream to those not in the New York area. This program usually generates a lot of discussion and energy on various sustainability topics, so expect to hear a lot more from it in the next few weeks.

Also do not forget that on Tuesday, Forbes It hosts the first ever Sustainability Leaders Summit, with opportunities to attend both virtual and in person. Information about the event can be found here.


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‘Merge’ Ethereum: Here’s What to Know About the Highly Expected Upgrade That Turns Crypto Operator Green

Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, announced on Twitter, a milestone in digital history that could help the sector dump Ethereum. its reputation for being environmentally friendly and paving the way for its widespread mainstream adoption.

Read more here.


Discoveries and innovations

Air pollution from vehicle exhaust and other fossil fuel smoke may increase the risk Lung Cancer In non-smokers, according to a new study.

Europe is preparing to launch its next generation of weather moonswhich will be used to monitor extreme weather events and climate change.

Recent research from the University of Michigan suggests that move workers From coal energy jobs to renewable energy jobs is relatively easy compared to transitions in other industries.


Sustainability Deals This Week

venture capital: Prime Movers Lab announced Wednesday that it has launched a $500 million early growth fund to invest in advanced science companies, including clean energy and battery start-ups.

Reuse of coal plants: This week, Microsoft Declare a partnership With sustainability nonprofit TerraPraxis to build a suite of tools that will enable coal plants to transition to nuclear power, and accelerate decarbonization in areas where tools are deployed.

Fleet Shipping: terawatts Announced earlier this week It has secured over $1 billion in capital to expand its portfolio of charging centers for electric vehicle fleets.


In sight

You may need To start paying pennies to buy turkeys this Thanksgiving, as a bird flu epidemic decimated the turkey population on farms in the United States. This has reduced supply by nearly 30% for some turkey meat distributors, which is expected to drive up prices as the holiday approaches.


What we’re reading this week too

The Elusive Future of San Francisco Fog (New York Times)

New tanks could help combat drought, but at what cost? (wired)

Farmers accidentally create a flood-proof ‘machine’ across Bangladesh (Popular Science)



Green Transport Update

sJoe Biden resident He is the son of a car salesman and has made no secret of his love for Detroit Metal, especially Corvette. So it was fitting that he stops at the Detroit Auto Show to check out GM’s latest version of its iconic muscle car, praises U.S. auto workers and promotes his administration’s push for the domestic auto industry to electrify to reduce carbon emissions. While in Motor City, he also freed up a significant portion of the federal funds that will be used to help build a national charging network for all of those new electric vehicles.


The big transport story

Electric vehicles will not overload the power grid, in fact, electric vehicles (and snow) are their salvation

The recent heat wave in California nearly wrecked the power grid, leading some observers to question whether Golden State’s push to phase out sales of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035 will put more strain on the grid. Indeed, the ability of battery electric vehicles to serve as a massive source of energy storage, especially for electricity from renewable sources, may be the answer.

Read more here.



More green transportation news

In numbers: The cost of running and charging an electric car

Zero introduces new DSR / X Electric Adventure motorcycle

British cycling advice for people not to cycle on the day of the Queen’s funeral

Reviving the battery swap could threaten electric car charging networks


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