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Breakthrough Innovation Happens at the Intersection of Scientific Disciplines

by Bob Reiter, Head of Research & Development at Bayer, Crop Science Division
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Farmers have one of the most rewarding, yet most challenging jobs: feeding the world’s growing population efficiently and sustainably.

To do that, they need to make 40 or more key decisions every growing season. If they make one wrong choice at any point, there are no do-overs. Their livelihood for the entire year could be impacted.

Decarbonising Installation Vessels With Van Oord

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Decarbonising renewable energy supply chains is a challenge no company can solve by itself. At Ørsted, we firmly believe that collaboration inside and outside the energy industry is the key to success. We caught up with Van Oord, one of our strategic suppliers, to get their perspectives on supply chain decarbonisation. Read more at: https://orsted.com/en/sustainability/...

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Sustainable Fuel: United and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures Announce Collaboration With Biotech Firm to Create New Fuel Sources

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Houston-based Cemvita Factory’s synthetic biology process has the potential to create a new way to produce sustainable fuel for aviation

United has invested in more SAF production than any other airline

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Houston-based Cemvita Factory’s synthetic biology process has the potential to create a new way to produce sustainable fuel for aviation

United has invested in more SAF production than any other airline

Leading Companies Deliver Economic Case for Historic Clean Energy Investments as Congress Returns

Companies call for swift passage of a federal economic package centered on clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments to reduce costs for consumers and strengthen U.S. energy security, innovation, and competitiveness.
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As Congress returns from its spring recess, dozens of major companies with operations across sectors in the U.S. are urging lawmakers to swiftly pass a federal economic package centered on ambitious clean energy and advanced manufacturing investments.

Alibaba Group Earth Day Roundup: Alibaba To Share Green Patents; Lazada Says No to Plastic! Ele.me Rolls Out Low-Carbon Points Program

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Earth, you rock! In this special shout out to the planet we bring you the very latest steps taken by Alibaba Group to protect our home.

This week, Alibaba promised to make nine green data center patents freely available, including designs for liquid cooling machines and hard drive power regulators.

In other news, Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Lazada is cutting down on plastic waste after launching this week a vertical to spotlight sustainably-packed products.

Cisco's Green Buildings: Good for the Planet and Our Well-Being

By Jordan Hart-White
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Earth Aware, Cisco’s month-long employee celebration of sustainability and the planet is also an opportune time to focus on green buildings. But first, what is a green building?

By definition, a green or sustainable building is a building that, because of its construction and features, can maintain or even improve the quality of life of the environment in which it is located.

Green buildings conserve resources

Georgia-Pacific Building Products Joins Innovative Mass Timber Construction Category With Ponce City Market Project

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ATLANTA, April 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - GP’s lumber business is collaborating with leaders in the mass timber industry on a new office building in Atlanta’s famous Ponce City Market development to support the construction of a four-story mass timber loft office building.

Hey Taxi! Cummins Part of Paris Effort to Power Cabs With Green Hydrogen

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April 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ A 2.5-megawatt (MW) electrolyzer from Cummins Inc. will be part of an effort to create the world’s largest green hydrogen taxi fleet that integrates hydrogen production, distribution and use. 

Innovating for a Smarter Future - Earth Day 2022

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What will happen to the devices that are being used today? Where will they be in 10 years? Or 20?

At Lenovo, we've integrated more than 9 million kgs of recycled electronics into our latest innovations to help build a brighter, more sustainable future. #EarthDay

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First in Flight: American Airlines Is Leading the Airline Industry on a Science-Based Journey to Net-Zero Emissions

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 22, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Last summer, American Airlines made a public commitment to develop a science-based, intermediate target for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions — the first airline in North America to do so.

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