New tool allows users to learn how to reduce embodied carbon

A public beta version of a new tool that enables users to learn how building and infrastructure projects can “radically reduce embodied carbon” was released at Greenbuild this month......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 3rd, 2019

How one Seattle exec"s work is massively reducing carbon emissions

The innovation is the Embodied Carbon Calculator, an open-source platform that helps builders reduce environmental impacts before construction even starts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Thornton Tomasetti launches open-source embodied carbon measurement tool

Engineering giant Thornton Tomasetti has launched Beacon, an open-source emb.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 8th, 2020

Open source tool allows comparison of embodied carbon emissions from construction materials

The Carbon Leadership Forum has released the Embodied C.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkSep 27th, 2019

Tucson Electric Power sets target to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2035

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 26th, 2020

House panel debating $494 billion infrastructure measure

A U.S. House of Representatives panel is debating on Wednesday a Democratic plan to boost infrastructure spending that aims to fix crumbling roads and highways and reduce carbon pollution......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 17th, 2020

Activist mutual fund to push Bloomin" on deforestation measures

A mutual fund focusing on the environment is looking for Bloomin' Brands to reduce its carbon footprint and end deforestation measures......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2020

eToro hits 13 million global users thanks to its commission-free investing for stocks

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence, a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. Learn more about what we offer. This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 18th, 2020

Facebook error caused apps including Spotify and TikTok to crash

An error in a Facebook tool used by many other apps caused apps to crash, frustrating users......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 7th, 2020

Carbon emissions cuts do not mean Repsol will exit oil sector: CEO

A target to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 does not mean Spanish oil and gas firm Repsol will stop producing oil though it will focus on certain projects, Chief Executive Josu Jon Imaz said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 5th, 2020

The Technology 202: Facebook starts letting American users move their photos to Google

The tool is a milestone in the company’s push for data portability to allow users to move their data......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2020

Facebook could address some U.S. antitrust concerns with new photo transfer tool

Facebook Inc will allow users in th.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2020

Meet the startup helping Chicagoans reduce their carbon footprint

To help reduce carbon footprints and fight climate change, Hero Power is giving Chicagoans and people around the world the ability to support renewable forms of electricity. The startup, which was launched in 2018 by Ty Benefiel and Yan Man, allows Co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

Florida"s overwhelmed jobless system taken down for weekend

Florida's overwhelmed online unemployment-compensation system has been taken down for the weekend as the state scrambles to process applications and reduce a massive backlog of claims caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Users of the Department of Econo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2020

Carbon Shift: Big oil is competing on net zero targets

Shell has raised the environmental stakes among major oil and gas producers with plans to dramatically reduce the carbon impact of its business......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2020

Embodied carbon footprint can be reduced by using conventional materials

Builders for Climate Action have found that embodied carbon accounted for an outsized portion of greenhouse gas emissions for new low-rise construction......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 15th, 2020

USF creates coronavirus tracking map to show cases and deaths throughout Florida

The University of South Florida has created a coronavirus-tracking map that shows users both the cases and deaths that occur from the virus spreading across the world. The tool was created by USF Libraries and the GIS unit of the digital heritage a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Microsoft Teams added 12 million daily active users in a single week amid the coronavirus crisis, bringing it up to 44 million total (MSFT)

Getty Microsoft said its Teams workplace chat and collaboration tool now has 44 million daily active users .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 19th, 2020

Silicon Valley healthcare startup Carbon Health is offering coronavirus testing at its 9 San Francisco Bay Area clinics

A Silicon Valley startup is offering testing for the coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19. Carbon Health is offering on-site testing at its nine Bay Area clinics, though it advises patients to first use an online screening tool to determine if they .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2020

Twitter Tool Could See "Verified" Users Given Power To Label "Lies" & "Harmful" Tweets

Twitter Tool Could See "Verified" Users Given Power To Label "Lies" & "Harmful" Tweets.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 21st, 2020

How an Iron-Ore Billionaire Escapes ESG Scrutiny

Fortescue founder Andrew Forrest can do more to reduce carbon emissions. The go-to excuses are getting weaker as technology improves......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 19th, 2020