Could artificial photosynthesis be the holy grail of renewables?

April 8, 2020 by  
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Emulating the natural process plants use to convert sunlight into energy could bring benefits in efficiency not just for power generation, but for energy storage.

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Fungi-inspired companies could play a new role in sustainability

April 8, 2020 by  
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From packaging to ecosystem rehabilitation, mycelium — the root structure of mushrooms — has a lot to offer.

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How SaLisa Berrien leads the ‘Lyft of energy’

February 14, 2018 by  
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Artificial intelligence tools and the natural intelligence to recognize an opportunity combine in the ‘secret sauce’ for the CEO of COI Energy.

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11 hot offstage moments at GreenBiz 18

February 14, 2018 by  
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Peek at these (mostly) behind-the-scenes memories from four days of sustainability knowledge-sharing and celebrating last week in Phoenix.

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Ramez Naam: Radical planetary optimism

September 30, 2016 by  
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Climate change, ocean acidification, overfishing, air pollution. We’re up against huge threats. But history and the trends of technology show that we can turn the corner. As clean energy and clean transportation plunge in price, as biotechnology revolutionizes our understanding of the natural world, and as the developing world reaches the demographic transition, a world of greater prosperity with less impact on the planet becomes possible. Make no mistake: The state of the environment will get worse before it gets better.

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TrailRider Proves Access To Nature Is Attainable

June 4, 2016 by  
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More and more research is accumulating to support the therapeutic benefits of immersing yourself in the natural world. Decreased stress, increased focus, the list of physical and psychological benefits keeps growing. However, for one segment of the…

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CDP and Google talk Big Data to assess natural capital use

April 14, 2016 by  
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London-based CDP, the natural capital disclosure organization, sets up shop amid the U.S. tech giants to bring Big Data to supply chain reporting. The U.S. Navy joins in.

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Peabody’s coal bankruptcy and the new clean industrial era

April 14, 2016 by  
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As the world’s largest privately owned coal producer files for bankruptcy protection, it’s time to start thinking harder about powering the future economy.

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7 Thank-worthy DIY Thanksgiving Decoration Projects

November 25, 2015 by  
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The theme of Thanksgiving is gratitude. Living in a state of gratitude for the natural world is what has given many of us a yearning to protect our planet. And, what better way to protect our planet than by reducing waste through repurposing common…

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Looking to forests for urban water solutions

September 15, 2015 by  
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Designing our buildings and infrastructure to function like the natural ecosystems that preceded them.

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