Why ‘climate tech’ is the new cleantech

February 5, 2020 by  
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This article is adapted from GreenBiz’s weekly newsletter, Transport Weekly, running Tuesdays. Subscribe here. I have the sad claim to fame of being one of the journalists most associated with the bubble and bust of Silicon Valley’s tortured love affair with cleantech. It perhaps wasn’t the most advantageous career move, but it was an interesting ride to follow, and I’m betting the ride ain’t over yet.

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Gustavo Penna’ Shining Freedom of The Press Monument Wins World Architecture Festival Award

October 17, 2014 by  
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Deforestation May Have Paved the Way for Ebola

October 17, 2014 by  
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There are plenty of reasons to fight against deforestation – climate change, loss of animal habitat and destruction of indigenous ways of life – but there’s one reason that you may not have considered. According to researchers, deforestation may have played a role in this year’s devastating ebola outbreak. While cutting away swaths of African forest, loggers may have also been inadvertently creating convenient and unexpected pathways for the virus to spread. Read the rest of Deforestation May Have Paved the Way for Ebola Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2014 Ebola outbreak , deforestation , deforestation diseases , Discovery news , Ebola , Ebola Africa , Ebola cause , Ebola caused by deforestation , Ebola deforestation , Ebola outbreak , Ebola spread , Ebola US

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Jargon Watch: Toxin vs Toxicant

April 5, 2010 by  
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Kim Boekelheide with TreeHugger hero Meg Kissinger The very first thing that Professor Kim Boekelheide did at the Metcalfe Institute’s Science seminar for Journalists last week was to complain about the misuse of the word “toxin.” Toxins are from biological sources only. They are “a poisonous substance produced by living cells or organisms.” Snake venom is a toxin ; Bisphenol A or artificial chemicals are

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Today on Planet 100: Icelandic Haven for Journalists (Video)

February 18, 2010 by  
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Bill Gates at TED 2010: Climate and Energy

February 18, 2010 by  
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“Innovating to Zero” Bill Gates made a big impression at the TED conference (Technology, Entertainment, Design) last year .

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