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London's sewer-dwelling 'fatberg' will be converted into biofuel

IT's not the only monster lurking in the sewers. Beneath the streets of London lies the now-notorious "fatberg," a congealed mass of grease, oil, wet wipes and sanitary products that weighs as much as 11 double-decker buses. Thames Water...Show More Summary

India’s Largest Bank To Raise $3 Billion Through Green Bonds

India’s largest bank -- State Bank of India -- is reportedly planning to launch several green bond issues to raise a total of $3 billion. India’s Largest Bank To Raise $3 Billion Through Green Bonds was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years made landfall this morning

Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico earlier today as a Category 4 storm. While it had weakened from a Category 5, officials still warned the hurricane is dangerous - forecasters said there could be life-threatening winds blowing for 12 to 24 hours. Governor Ricardo Rossello told the Associated Press, "We have not experienced an event of this magnitude in our modern history."[...]

10 Big-Name Corporations Launch 100% Electric Vehicle Campaign At Climate Week NYC

A group of new big-name businesses including Baidu, Ikea, and Vattenfall have this week launched EV100, the first initiative of its kind to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and accompanying infrastructure.  10 Big-Name Corporations...Show More Summary

Leclanché Working On Energy Storage System For Fastned’s EV Fast-Charging Stations

The noted energy storage firm Leclanché SA is now working to develop an energy storage system to be used at Fastned's electric vehicle fast-charging stations in Europe. This new partnership will first lead to the installation of systems...Show More Summary

Extraordinary living chandelier with algae-filled leaves purifies the air

Lighting design has come a long way. Julian Melchiorri, a London-based designer and engineer, created this extraordinary living chandelier that not only lights up the room, but also actively purifies the air around it. Currently on display...Show More Summary

Schwarzenegger-backed startup takes on Tesla with new battery tech

Tesla may be the best-known electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, but its grip on the industry isn't certain. The Elon Musk-founded company has plenty of competition, including the Austrian startup Kreisel Electric GmbH - backed by former California governor Arnold Schwarzeneggar and his nephew. Show More Summary

Affordable flat-pack Surf Shack shelter operates completely off the grid

Nature lovers looking to construct their own sustainable off-grid getaway are going to love the new flat-pack Surf Shack shelter designed by the Backcountry Hut Company. The new pre-packed assembly system is similar to the company'sShow More Summary

Proposal From Lyft Would Slash Traffic Congestion In Los Angeles

Lyft is working on a plan to slash traffic congestion in Los Angeles. It emphasizes more autonomous cars and ride hailing technology. Proposal From Lyft Would Slash Traffic Congestion In Los Angeles was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Jefferies Analyst Warns Tesla May Take Longer To Reach Profitability Than Expected, Stock Falls On Cue

An analyst for Jefferies by the name of Philippe Houchois has warned that Tesla's stock is highly overvalued, and that the company may end up rising far longer to achieve "profitability" than is commonly supposed Jefferies Analyst Warns...Show More Summary

Florida residents prohibited from using solar energy after Hurricane Irma

Millions of Florida residents lost power after Hurricane Irma raged through the state. But homeowners with solar energy installations couldn't use them during the outage - or they'd be breaking the law. State code requires people toShow More Summary

How Evian Automated Its Factory Without Laying Off Workers

Mineral water giant Evian recently automated its bottling plant in the French alps. Rather than lay off workers, the company actually hired more -- and its story should serve as an example for the industry.

Businesses and Local Governments Aggressively Leading on Climate Action

According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the U.S., with or without the federal government. States, cities and the private sector are driving these changes despite the White House's decision to exit the Paris Agreement.

Hurricane Maria Slams Into Puerto Rico

The U.S. territory is still dealing with the consequences from Hurricane Irma.

Morpholios new Augmented Reality feature lets you sketch any space with the accuracy of a pro

Move over expensive trace paper—Morpholio just launched a new augmented reality feature to its flagship Trace app that makes it easier than ever to turn your iPad into a digital drafting board. Released after the launch of Apple’s iOS...Show More Summary

How to Engage on the Education SDGs

Companies that align with the SDGs can also reinvigorate their own sustainability efforts while demonstrating how they’re contributing to global and national development priorities, according to Gilbert. Even so, the challenge remains: How do you move beyond the rhetoric, roll your sleeves up and engage with the goals?

22,000 Barrels of Crude Oil Released in Texas During Hurricane Harvey, Coast Guard Estimates

The US EPA has been releasing little information on the toxic impact of Hurricane Harvey, but the Coast Guard is adding up the numbers -- and sharing them. And they don't look good.

Germany’s Biggest Union Calls On Government To Help With Shift To EVs, But Also To Not Force Gas/Petrol Or Diesel Car Phaseout

The largest union in Germany, IG Metall, has along with the car industry association VDA now called on Germany's politicians and government to aid in the shift to electric vehicles — but also to not "force" the phaseout of internal combustion...Show More Summary

UNStudio completes sustainable all-in-one urban hub in Hangzhou

UNStudio has completed a stunning new LEED Gold-certified project in China that we hope will be a model for mixed-use development for years to come. Described by the Dutch studio as “a sustainable urban hub for living, working, and leisure,” the enormous complex in Hangzhou is the latest Raffles City to be erected in China. Show More Summary

Have a Corporate Cause? 3 Strategies for Teaming Up With Teachers

Companies that partner with teachers do more than create company advocates. They give students a lesson in humanity, take weight off teachers’ shoulders, and expand awareness of their chosen cause.

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