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  • Company Says its Multi-Day Storage Batteries For Renewable Energy Are the Holy Grail We’ve Been Waiting For
    by Andy Corbley on July 28, 2021 at 2:19 pm

    Unshrouded from years of secret work, an energy startup in Massachusetts is claiming that in a few years they can produce at scale “the battery you need to fully retire coal and natural gas plants.” Solving the key challenge with renewable energy—that of storage, Form Energy’s new battery technology, which they’re calling the “Holy Grail,” The post Company Says its Multi-Day Storage Batteries For Renewable Energy Are the Holy Grail We’ve Been Waiting For appeared first on Good News Network.

  • This Beloved Alaskan Fish has the Lowest Carbon Footprint of Any Major Protein in the World
    by Andy Corbley on July 28, 2021 at 2:07 pm

    Off the pristine waters of Alaska, there is a harvest of an almost magical fish that everyone loves, but that maybe doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. For those who believe their dietary choices should account for the impact on climate, the choice is clear, and it isn’t fake meat, but rather Wild Alaskan pollock The post This Beloved Alaskan Fish has the Lowest Carbon Footprint of Any Major Protein in the World appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Maine is First U.S. State to Ban PFAS “Forever Chemicals” in All Products—and Huge Companies Are Getting On Board
    by Andy Corbley on July 27, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    With retailers and restaurants recently uniting to purge their inventory of dangerous “forever chemicals,” consumers can feel a bit better about supporting some of their favorite companies. Made up of 23 brands totaling almost 84,000 physical stores and $570 billion in annual sales—the new alliance is uniting against a class of chemical contaminants variously called The post Maine is First U.S. State to Ban PFAS “Forever Chemicals” in All Products—and Huge Companies Are Getting On Board appeared first on Good News Network.

  • This Repair Shop is on a Mission to Fix Our Throwaway Culture
    by Andy Corbley on July 27, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    The urge for most of us is to throw something away—even if it means we have to buy a new one for more money—as it’s often easier than finding a store that will fix it, taking it there, then going out later and picking it back up, all with the chance that it might break The post This Repair Shop is on a Mission to Fix Our Throwaway Culture appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Maine Becomes First US State to Make Corporations Pay for Recycling if They Don’t Use Sustainable Packaging
    by Andy Corbley on July 26, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    By putting the recycling costs on the producer rather than the consumer, Maine becomes the first U.S. state to hold companies responsible for the waste they create. In putting what is essentially an import duty on packaging, Maine is telling companies there is a limit to the amount of reliance they can have on Mainers The post Maine Becomes First US State to Make Corporations Pay for Recycling if They Don’t Use Sustainable Packaging appeared first on Good News Network.

  • Company Embodies ‘Right to Repair’ By Redesigning Auto Parts That Constantly Fail—And Selling Them Cheaper
    by Andy Corbley on July 23, 2021 at 4:12 pm

    One innovative company perfectly embodies the ideals of consumers who deserve and are demanding the ‘right to repair’. Dorman Products‘ constant detective work to see which automotive parts are failing in large numbers on which models has allowed them to grow into a big operation—where they know exactly which parts on your car are likely The post Company Embodies ‘Right to Repair’ By Redesigning Auto Parts That Constantly Fail—And Selling Them Cheaper appeared first on Good News Network.

  • ‘Future Belongs to Renewable Energy’ Says India’s Largest Oil Baron and Greenland, Which Ended Search for Oil
    by Andy Corbley on July 19, 2021 at 4:14 pm

    “The future belongs to renewable energy,” is a big thing for Big Oil’s fourth biggest player, and Asia’s richest energy baron to say, but Mukesh Ambani is letting his money do the talking—all $10.1 billion of it. In late June the Chairman of Reliance Industries, one of the largest oil companies on the planet, announced The post ‘Future Belongs to Renewable Energy’ Says India’s Largest Oil Baron and Greenland, Which Ended Search for Oil appeared first on Good News Network.

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