Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
apasolini@gmail.com
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist currently based in Berlin who writes about clean energy, green living and sustainability. He also works as a translator (Portuguese-English) and promotes animal rights and veganism in his spare time. He is the proud guardian of a dog called Dylan, who was rescued from a public shelter in Spain. Pasolini recently launched a book of short stories in Portuguese called Ponto de Fuga.

Posts by This Writer

3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Renewable energy is a major component of a clean energy future, but it presents drawbacks due to the intermittent behavior of renewable energy types. Their limited storage capabilities ​also ​present new challenges to grid operators to main​tain​ quality and reliability.

​The good news is that​ solutions are cropping up, thanks to advanced automation and communication technologies ​that can help overcome those challenges. The EU-funded research infrastructure project ERIGrid is focused on improvin​g​ those solutions with an integrated...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Carlsberg is celebrating 170 years of existence and it has decided to mark the date with a message of sustainability. The company has recently committed to 100 percent renewable electricity and zero emissions at its breweries. In line with that, it has built a ZERO Carbon Windmill Bar in the historical Carlsberg District in Copenhagen, the Danish capital​ where Carlsberg is based.​

The bar features two technologies that the Danes love: windmill and bicycles. It is powered by the former, but consumers can pedal up power to pour their...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Livestock is one of the main causes of climate change, accounting for 18 percent of all emissions, according to a 2006 UN report. This data has prompted masses of people to go vegetarian and vegan, and has also spawned an innovative idea: lab meat, that is, meat that is cultured in a lab​, ​requiring no feedlots and, above all, no slaughterhouses.

A startup called Memphis Meats has announced a $17 million Series A fundraising round, bringing investments in the...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Thailand’s largest hotel operator, Centara Hotels & Resorts, is tackling food waste head​ on​. It has joined forces ​with a charity that collects and distributes surplus food to those who need it.

The scheme kicked off this August and is suggestively called ThaiHarvest|SOS, a joint initiative with OzHarvest , an Australian organization that pioneered the successful “Food Rescue” model which is now being replicated wordwide, and the Thai Foundation Scholars of Susten​​ance (SOS).

The...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Morgan Stanley has launched an initiative to help startups with a multicultural or woman founder, co-founder or CTO to grow and develop. The Multicultural Innovation Lab will help the incipient companies to get visibility, technical support, connect with stakeholders so they ​can ​accelerate their growth. To quali​fy​, the startups have to be in technology or are technology enabled​ besides being ​in the post-seed to Series A funding...


3 months 2 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Water transportation can and needs to get cleaner. The largest ships sailing across the world’s oceans currently emit a great deal of toxic gases and particulates that often amount to the same as one million cars. The good news is that with new technology they can become energy independent electric vehicles emitting zero emissions.

For a chance to learn more about the cutting-edge of clean water navigation, the Energy Independent Electric Vehicles (EIV) conference at the Technical...


3 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - When we think of marine animal lif​e​, we often get pictures of huge cetaceans and fish schools, both of which are threatened by predatory industrial practices. But the humble, less photogenic oysters, essential to filter sea water, have also been negatively impacted by human activity. Zoom in on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland and Virginia​,​ where in the 19th century the oyster population was large enough to filter the entire bay every three days. But these...


3 months 3 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Solar power is the first market to benefit from a new investment ​application​ called MyBit, an Ethereum blockchain platform ​that enables the crowdfunding of so​-​called "revenue generating machines", also known as Internet of Things (IoT)​ ​Assets.

The aim of the platform is to democratize investing, so anyone​ anywhere in the world​​ can buy a percentage stake in a device that generates revenue and in return receive a portion of revenue the machine produces.

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3 months 4 weeks ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Another corporation is increasing its share of renewable energy as part of its sustainability program. Leading retailer Target has entered an agreement with Soloman Forks wind farm to buy enough energy to meet the energy demands of 150 stores.

The companies have signed a long-term contract for 100 megawatts (MW) of new electricity generation capacity and will help Target expand its use of clean energy and meet its corporate responsibility goals.

Previously, the company had already installed solar rooftop panels at 350 of its stores and distribution centers. The company is aiming to solarize 500 of its stores...


4 months 3 days ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We may be seeing troubling setbacks in climate policy as far as government goes, but business leaders know better, and are charging ahead with commitments to mitigate climate disruption. The latest business giant to make a massive environmental commitment is Amazon, which has now joined the Business Environmental Leadership Council at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). The goal is to find and apply practical solutions to the world’s climate and energy challenges.

The C2ES Business Environmental Leadership Council was formed in 1998. It is the largest U.S.-based association of companies totally...


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