Crypto PAC Questionnaire Claims Bitcoin Mining Is Good for the Environment

Last Friday, Web3 Forward and Crypto Innovation, two PACs bankrolled by crypto industry leaders, announced that they would start running their first general-election ads “starting in two weeks.” Two weeks would take us to the Friday before the election, an inopportune time to begin a general-election campaign. But the announcementContinue Reading

7-Eleven store exterior with pedestrians.

7-Eleven faces a lawsuit challenging recyclability claims on the company’s “24/7” brand foam plates, cups and freezer bags. | Sorbis/Shuttertstock Brand owners can label plastic products as recyclable even if local residential recycling programs don’t want them, because reasonable consumers wouldn’t assume the word “recyclable” means there are local facilities thatContinue Reading

Energy & Environment — Watchdog faults VA over water contamination claims

An internal government watchdog has found that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) prematurely denied thousands of claims related to water contamination at the Camp Lejeune military base. Meanwhile, California has approved a ban on gas-powered cars, and Utah is suing the Biden administration over restored boundaries for national monuments.Continue Reading

Competing environmental claims throttle Minneapolis development

An apartment building under construction at 3333 Hennepin Av. was designed in direct response to Minneapolis’ 2040 Plan. Formerly a single-family house, the site will become 11 market-rate rentals with an office for Riley Co., which owns and manages about 100 units in the Twin Cities area. Sustainability elements thatContinue Reading

LoRa Alliance Claims LoRaWAN® Leads Global, At-Scale LPWAN Deployments Across All Metrics – IoT Business News

Building on its recent announcement of significant network expansion, the LoRa Alliance®, the global association of companies backing the open LoRaWAN® standard for internet of things (IoT) low-power wide-area networks (LPWANs), today announced strong growth for LoRaWAN across a number of key market indicators. Driven by LoRa Alliance members andContinue Reading