California moves ahead on adopting a cap on carbon pollution. Using futures contracts, companies have literally bet on its success.
The financial crisis has tempered the more ambitious sustainability and energy-related goals of the GCC countries, but what remain are the momentum from previous investments and a degree of public willingness, awareness, and pressure to factor environmental sustainability in key decisions and processes.
While investing in geo-engineering solutions might represent a responsible social decision, it may also lead to a non-trivial rise in the likelihood of politicians passing the buck on necessary emissions reductions in the present.
Professor Klaus Lackner of the Earth Institute at Columbia University discusses Air Capture Technology and Climate Mitigation.
The London riots were brought about by social problems ignited by opportunism and mob psychology. Most knew about these problems long ago.
If you’re losing your optimism from the recent economic news, there’s one good way to restore your faith: start reading about clean tech.
“Doing well by doing good” is a much-touted but often elusive strategic goal for a number of social businesses. But often a philanthropic model for a subset of products and markets translates into great business overall — it just requires a different level of understanding of consumer needs and a concurrent push to close the education gap.
Summer is almost over, but there may still be time left for one last round of summer reading.
Medical science lost one of its giants this past week. Dr. Paul Meier’s work on population health shook the very core of medical thinking.
Peacekeeping operations have a negative impact on the local environment and resources, which may exacerbate the original conflict.