Articles by tag: Climate Change

Electric School Buses Represents a Move Towards Cleaner, More Sustainable Transportation Modes

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In the quest to combat climate change, innovative solutions in the transportation sector stand out as pivotal battlegrounds. Luke Nolan, the Global Account Manager at Incharge Energy emerges as a key player in this fight, leveraging partnerships with OEMs and school bus customers to spearhead the adoption of electric school buses. By forging partnerships […]

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DisruptED: How Energy Transition Leads To A Decarbonized World

In an era where the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly evident, the conversation around decarbonization and energy transition has never been more crucial. With the rise of technological advancements and global interconnectivity, the world is witnessing a shift towards sustainable energy solutions. However, the stakes are high. According to recent data, Earth […]

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Renewable Energy Sources are Too Unpredictable to be the Sole Answer for Decarbonizing Energy Generation

The urgent need to address climate change is a global priority, and the race towards a carbon-neutral future is a complex and challenging undertaking. As the planet has experienced one of the hottest months on record in July 2023, the calls to combat the climate crisis are resonating louder than ever before. Decarbonizing […]

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Decarbonization Doesn’t Mean Less Profit: Part 2

As the world grapples with the urgent need for decarbonization, the stakes are high, with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warning that we have less than a decade to prevent irreversible damage to our planet. Amid this crisis, a remarkable trend is emerging: businesses are proving that it’s possible to prioritize decarbonization […]

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Decarbonization Doesn’t Mean Less Profit: Part 1

As the world grapples with the urgent need to combat climate change, the conversation around decarbonization has taken center stage. It’s not just a scientific issue, but an economic one as well, with an estimated $10 trillion expected to be invested in net zero efforts over the next decade. The stakes are high, as […]

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Addressing the Environmental Debate Through an Uncommon Lens of Christian Faith, to Better Understand Climate Change

We are living in a period dominated by escalating discussions on climate change. The world continues to grapple with the daunting task of balancing our dependence on fossil fuels with the need to protect our environment. Climate change conversations have taken center stage in academic, political, and societal forums, sparking debates on its repercussions […]

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Facility Managers Can Leverage a Cloud-Based Building Management System to Reach Carbon Reduction Goals

As the debate around how to reach major carbon reduction goals continues, industries around the world are looking for greener alternatives to the usual way of doing business. However, if we shine a spotlight on the built environment, we would be faced with this shocking statistic: According to one study, buildings are responsible for […]

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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top
February 27, 2024

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter
February 27, 2024

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Fighting Climate Change Isn’t Just About Green Energy, It’s Also About Green Energy Storage
May 24, 2023

As the world continues to grapple with the challenges of climate change, the search for efficient, renewable energy solutions has never been more urgent. A significant aspect of these challenges involves green energy storage, particularly as it pertains to accommodating the fluctuations in energy utilization. In the past few years, batteries have taken center […]

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Climate Change, Fact, Fiction or Fashion?
April 6, 2023

The past few years, there has been more focus on addressing climate change through key actions such as 100 percent zero-emission vehicle acquisition by 2035 and achieving net-zero emissions procurement by 2050. Why the sudden focus on these green initiatives, and is climate change really happening? Will new regulations have a detrimental impact on […]

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Hydrogen-powered flights are gaining traction. But are they really the future of aviation?
March 29, 2023

Earlier in March, Universal Hydrogen successfully completed a 15-minute voyage of a hydrogen-powered flight. The Dash 8-300 aircraft, which typically carries about 50 passengers, had to be redesigned in order to hold the engine — and over 65 pounds worth of liquid hydrogen. Now that hydrogen-powered flights are gaining traction, could they be the […]

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Is There a Clear Winner in the Debate Between Solar Cars and Electric Vehicles?
March 9, 2023

As the world works to lower greenhouse gas emissions, the debate between solar cars and electric vehicles is heating up. While electric vehicles are steadily gaining popularity, solar panel cars are a relatively new concept. So, how do they work? These vehicles are equipped with solar panels that absorb energy produced by the sun and […]

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As Consumers Go Green, How Can Alcohol Producers Make the Spirits Industry More Sustainable?
March 7, 2023

To the modern consumer, environmental footprint matters. Roughly 90% of Gen Z consumers surveyed in a recent First Insight study said they’d be willing to shell out extra money for sustainable products. Furthermore, Gen Zs were found to be highly influential among their extended circle of consumers, impacting the buying patterns of their parents […]

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Pipeline Operators Say They’ll Make Clean Energy Investments if the Government Continues Offering Tax Credits
March 3, 2023

Nothing sparks action like a bit of skin in the game. ‘Show me the money’ is a phrase that pays, and in the ESG world, tax credits are a great way to generate clean energy investments. 2022’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expands tax credits for industrial projects that capture, reuse or permanently store carbon dioxide. […]

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Addressing Food Insecurity in a Disrupted World
February 8, 2023

Climate change is undoubtedly playing a role in unpredictable weather phenomena around the globe. As the world becomes warmer, who is addressing food insecurity and what is being done to help protect food security? In this newest episode of DisruptED, host Ron J. Stefanski speaks with food security innovator, Rick Vanzura, the CEO of […]

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Why Are Electric Utilities Warming Up to Energy Grid Climate Goals?
December 6, 2022

In a surprising change of tune, the larger electric utilities industry is having an “enemy of my enemy is my friend” moment with climate change goals. Utilities’ energy grid climate goals are evolving, en masse, away from being an operational nuisance and a public diversion (while electric utilities pump funds into law firms and attorney […]

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Material Signs: Introduction to the World of Optics
January 21, 2022

Doctors Scott Carney, chief science and technology officer at Optica, Kate Medicus, CEO at Ruda-Cardinal, and Alexis Vogt, endowed chair and professor of optics at Monroe Community College, joined Host Tyler Kern for the very first podcast of Enpro’s Material Signs to talk about the world of optics and its impact on the world. Optics, […]

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