Sustainability Innovation

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"How can our city be a home to thriving people, in a thriving place, whilst respecting the wellbeing of all people, and the health of the whole planet?" #doughnuteconomics #regenerativeeconomy Essential Questions, Ecology, Economics, Habitats, Sustainability, Innovation, This Or That Questions, City, Health

So you want to downscale the Doughnut ? Here’s how.

Today is the launch of Creating City Portraits – a methodological guide for downscaling the Doughnut to the city and turning it into a tool for transformative action. The Doughnut is a compas…

"The LAVO system... is being developed as a solution for using hydrogen for residential energy storage, capturing surplus energy produced by rooftop solar systems and allowing it to be used as needed." Energy Storage, Solar System, Innovation, Rooftop, Astronomy, Biology, Sustainability, Physics, Science

Australian-led venture takes next step towards residential solar hydrogen storage system

The commercialisation of an Australian-invented residential hydrogen storage system to be accelerated with help of engineering firm GHD.

The ability to produce the flexible solar panels on-demand, with the materials being suitable for use in commercial printing equipment is another key advantage, and professor Dastoor believes that this could be a major disrupter in both the energy and commercial printing industries. Cost Of Production, New Panel, Commercial Printing, Public Display, New Community, Newcastle, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Sydney

Uni Newcastle’s printable solar cell innovation gets real-world test

Flexible and printable solar panels developed by the University of Newcastle get first real-world test in new community shade structures in Sydney.

Three times as many jobs were created by investments in renewable energy and energy compared to the same level of investment in the fossil fuel industry More Than One, The Millions, One In A Million, Renewable Energy, New Job, Fossil, Sustainability, Innovation, Investing

Zero emissions push will create more than one million jobs in Australia, BZE says

Massive investment in wind, solar, housing, transport and manufacturing will deliver more than one million jobs, according to report launched by Mike Cannon-Brookes.

  Offshore Wind Farms, Effects Of Global Warming, Purchase Agreement, London View, Environmental Studies, Marine Environment, Green Business, Wind Power, Worlds Of Fun

World’s biggest renewables fund targets $23 billion investment, including Australia

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners launches what it believes will become the world’s largest renewable energy fund.

Building that cleans local water  "Watershed features a comprehensive stormwater management plan that aims to capture and treat millions of gallons of runoff a year. ... The building will eventually clean nearly 2 million gallons of toxic runoff from the Aurora Avenue Bridge annually..." Water Quality, Aurora, Sustainability, Innovation, Bridge, Sidewalk, Management, Challenges, Building

Living Building Challenge-targeted Watershed improves Seattle’s water quality

Watershed is a mixed-use development that targets energy-efficiency and saving water with a building design aiming for the Living Building Challenge goals.

Value out of sewage gases Sustainability, Innovation, Technology, Building, Projects, Tecnologia, Log Projects, Tech, Buildings

W.A. backs wastewater hydrogen project using Australian technology

WA's Hazer Group advances unique renewable hydrogen technology after securing deal from state water utility for supply of wastewater biogas.

The graceful crane - the tallest bird in the UK - is making a comeback into Britain’s wetlands thanks to re-introduction and habitat restoration. It was absent as a breeding bird for 400 years because of wetland drainage and widespread hunting. Somerset Levels, Animals Are Beautiful People, Norfolk Broads, Out Of The Woods, Uk Homes, Image Caption, Nature Reserve, Pet Portraits

Cranes make comeback in Britain's wetlands

The graceful bird is making a comeback thanks to re-introduction and habitat restoration.

  Lake Flato, Ford Foundation, Cooling Tower, Central Library, Rainwater Harvesting, Nature Center, Atrium, Green Building

These are the 10 best sustainable buildings of 2020

These bold designs push the envelope in terms of aesthetics and emissions reduction.

Lots of other cool ways energy markets are shifting Light Photography, Wind Turbine, Free Images, Grass, Cool Photos, Landscape, Nature, Flowers, Plants

Energy developments beyond farms and panels

There's a whole world of innovation beyond rooftop solar and wind turbines - financing, business models, technologies, software. Here's a list from my recent feeds.

This refurbished electronics site takes the risk out of buying used iPhones, MacBooks, PlayStations, and more — Fast Company Leather Duffle Bag, Duffle Bags, Messenger Bags, Leather Bags, Iphone 5s, Iphone Cases, Refurbished Electronics, Vintage Leather, Handmade Leather

This refurbished electronics site takes the risk out of buying used iPhones, MacBooks, PlayStations, and more

Whether you’re in the market for a phone, laptop, or even a Roomba, Back Market’s used electronics platform is the first place you should look.

See the new reusable face masks by PADI that are made using recycled ocean plastic and feature ocean-inspired patterns. Making Faces, Recycling, Baseball Hats, Ocean, Plastic, Face Masks, Sustainability, Innovation, How To Make

PADI is making face masks from recycled ocean plastic

See the new reusable face masks by PADI that are made using recycled ocean plastic and feature ocean-inspired patterns.

"The Circular Design Guide is a collaboration between the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and IDEO. Design Thinking Process, Design Process, Web Design, Logo Design, Disruptive Technology, Self Branding, Economic Systems, Sharing Economy, Circular Economy


Explore 24 methods to help you understand, define, make and release circular innovations. This guide is a collaboration between IDEO and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

BP looks to add wind and solar for huge renewable hydrogen project in W. Risk Management Strategies, Offshore Wind, Rest Of The World, Global Warming, Renewable Energy, Pathways, Blinds, Investing, Solar

BP looks to add 1.5GW wind and solar for huge renewable hydrogen project in W.A.

BP's proposed renewable hydrogen plans in W.A. involve 1.5GW of new wind and solar plants, three times the current renewable energy capacity in that state.

Cannon-Brookes, “Twiggy” Forrest lead capital raise for world’s biggest solar project Project Site, Solar Projects, Solar Installation, World's Biggest, Alternative Energy, Solar Energy, Cannon, Investing, Australia

Cannon-Brookes, “Twiggy” Forrest lead capital raise for world’s biggest solar project

Australian billionaires back early funding for "world's largest" solar project, and the 3000km cable that will link it to customers in Singapore.