Helen Crowley on the role of business in biodiversity and conservation

March 4, 2020 by  
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Biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being and a healthy planet, but biodiversity loss and species extinction is currently happening at an alarming rate. According to a draft plan from the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity, world leaders must enact protections for at least 30 percent of the world’s land and oceans in the next decade to protect current biodiversity levels and avert the extinction of many species. But we shouldn’t stop there, of course.

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No more heavy metals? New IBM battery chemistry research could address mineral sourcing concerns

December 30, 2019 by  
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The design is free of cobalt, an increasingly controversial material. Plus, Mercedes-Benz is involved in the next phase of testing.

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Top 10 transportation trends to watch for in 2020

December 17, 2019 by  
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City greenzones. Methane biodigesters. Connected schoolbuses. There’s a lot in store for the next year in mobility.

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A holiday talk about the climate crisis? Yes, please.

December 17, 2019 by  
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Why a holiday discussion about climate change has a better chance of success, and less chance of conflict, than you might think.

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Solar booms and surging investment: 5 takeaways from the IEA’s latest renewables report

October 24, 2019 by  
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All you need to know about the IEA’s projections for the global renewables market for the next five years.

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Clean Energy Deal Tracker: This corporate renewable thing is kind of a big deal

October 24, 2019 by  
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In Q3 2019, the big deals kept getting bigger.

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Chubb is first big U.S. insurer that won’t underwrite new coal plants

July 3, 2019 by  
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Over the next three years, the new policy will also phase out support for mining operations and utilities dependent on coal for more than 30 percent of their revenue.

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Closing borders to plastics can create even more barriers to a circular economy

June 18, 2019 by  
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The plastic trade wars threaten countries without domestic recycling systems — which they’re unlikely to build in the next decade.

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Floating cities: the future or a washed-up idea?

June 12, 2019 by  
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Living on water at the next (sea) level.

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Daimler’s 2030s EV commitment challenges sector to rev up

May 21, 2019 by  
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The automaker’s goal to make its entire passenger fleet carbon-neutral will require a complete overhaul of its entire operations over the next 20 years.

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