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Today, more investment funds and managers consider climate change when evaluating their long-term financial viability. But at least $4.5 trillion in assets worldwide are still exposed to climate risk.
The 2020 Summer Games medals could be derived from electronic waste, mostly from computers and smartphones.
Mitsubishi estimates that the total cost of refunds to car owners in Japan who were affected by the automaker’s mileage scandal will soar as high as $600 million.
An IRENA study claims that if renewables can reach 36 percent of the world’s energy portfolio by 2030, that increase could add up to $1.3 trillion, or another 1.1 percent, to the global economy.
Coal is slowly on its way out—not as fast as some advocates would like, but the evidence suggests this trend is indeed occurring in the wake of COP21.
A new report issued by CDP and the Climate Group reveals that many companies and governments are already preparing for a low-carbon economy.
Epson has rolled out a printer that recycles shredded paper into new, fresh sheets, creating a closed-loop recycling system within the office.
Boyan Slat, a 20-year-old Dutch national, believes he has invented a system that can help confront the growing crisis of plastic trash in the oceans.
While cities only take up a few percentage points of the earth’s total landmass, they contribute up to 80% of the world’s emitted carbon. Yet they will hold the answers to climate change.
Wind power potential in Japan is still at an early stage. But GE has rolled out a wind turbine the company says is ripe for the Japanese market.
Panasonic is running a “Shut Out the Darkness” Campaign that encourages designers to submit their design for solar lanterns, which will then be distributed worldwide to those living off the grid.
Nuclear energy is a clean technology that produces no emissions, provides high-paying jobs and could be a viable alternative bridging us when renewables can truly scale and power the world. Unfortunately, the Fukushima disaster 2 ½ years ago spooked many ...