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As Droughts Zap South America’s Hydroelectric Energy, What Can Be Done?
As Droughts Zap South America’s Hydroelectric Energy, What Can Be Done?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As our climate systems become more erratic, clean sources of energy will become ever more precious; and scaling and diversifying sustainable ways to harness it will be key to our survival.

BODYHEAT: How SWG3 Is Heating Up the Dance Floor to Cool Down the Planet
BODYHEAT: How SWG3 Is Heating Up the Dance Floor to Cool Down the Planet

CLEANTECH - In the Glasgow megavenue, BODYHEAT technology transforms the energy generated by visitors into sustainable power — utilizing a previously wasted, and readily available, power source.

As DOE Invests $1.2B in Direct Air Capture, Climate Justice Groups Decry Business as Usual
As DOE Invests $1.2B in Direct Air Capture, Climate Justice Groups Decry Business as Usual

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Many see DAC as a necessary, if imperfect, tool for achieving needed carbon reductions; but climate justice groups oppose anything that perpetuates petrochemical operation, which often disproportionately harms communities where they are built.

Renewables May Be Booming; But Shifting from Fossil Fuels Is Being Hindered By …
Renewables May Be Booming; But Shifting from Fossil Fuels Is Being Hindered By …

CLEANTECH - Projects that could generate more than 1TW of renewable energy are still waiting to be constructed and connected to the grid in all parts of the world, due to delays in permitting and a lack of investment in grid infrastructure.

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New Vattenfall Campaign Illustrates Clean Potential of Fossil-Free Hydrogen
New Vattenfall Campaign Illustrates Clean Potential of Fossil-Free Hydrogen

CLEANTECH - The ‘Industrial Emissions Face Mist’ is made from wastewater from a factory powered by fossil-free hydrogen. The emissions are so clean, they could become part of your skincare routine.

There May Finally Be Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice. Can We Capitalize on It?
There May Finally Be Hope for Environmental and Climate Justice. Can We Capitalize on It?

CLEANTECH - This work is vast. But success would build a more inclusive, just and sustainable economy and society — shaped by our shared opportunities rather than our risks, by prosperity rather than poverty, of positivity over negativity.

3 Easy Steps to Transitioning Your Business to Solar Energy
3 Easy Steps to Transitioning Your Business to Solar Energy

CLEANTECH - The benefits of going solar come from a combination of reduced costs, tax incentives and how much sunlight your panels collect. So, no matter where you are, the benefits are easy to see.

Food Companies: The Most Impactful Scope 3 Emissions Solutions Have Multiple Benefits
Food Companies: The Most Impactful Scope 3 Emissions Solutions Have Multiple Benefits

WASTE NOT - Working towards halving food loss and waste by 2030 will help food and beverage companies mitigate their GHGs across all scopes. Supply chain collaborations and engagements that yield multiple environmental benefits are critical.

IKEA Has a Plan to Help All of Its Suppliers More Easily Switch to Clean Energy
IKEA Has a Plan to Help All of Its Suppliers More Easily Switch to Clean Energy

CLEANTECH - So far, the company is facilitating access to renewables for suppliers in 13 countries through PPAs and a finance mechanism for suppliers keen to invest in onsite projects.

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Next-Gen Underwater Turbines Blow Wind Model Out of the Water
Next-Gen Underwater Turbines Blow Wind Model Out of the Water

CLEANTECH - Brazilian startup TidalWatt has rethought underwater turbines — theirs are 60x smaller and produce 3x as much energy as wind turbines, are harmless to marine life, and promote the formation of artificial reefs.

Climate Policymakers Denounce UK Approval of New ‘Net-Zero’ Coal Mine
Climate Policymakers Denounce UK Approval of New ‘Net-Zero’ Coal Mine

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The mine’s operator and UK government pledge to offset nearly 500,000 annual tons of emissions through carbon credits; but the clear greenwashing has been lambasted by critics the world over.

Energy Startup’s Biomimetic Solar Trees Planting Roots for a Net-Zero Future
Energy Startup’s Biomimetic Solar Trees Planting Roots for a Net-Zero Future

CLEANTECH - Inspired by nature, SolarBotanic’s solar trees use leaf-shaped, thin-film, photovoltaic nanotechnology to harness both sun and eventually wind energy to power houses, charge EVs or be stored for future use.

COP27 Yields Landmark Deal to Compensate Developing Nations for Climate Damage, But Backpedals on Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels
COP27 Yields Landmark Deal to Compensate Developing Nations for Climate Damage, But Backpedals on Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels

WALKING THE TALK - COP27 ended with an agreement to create a funding facility to compensate vulnerable nations for ‘loss and damage’ from climate disasters; but weakened language around the phase-out of fossil fuels opens a dangerous loophole that could threaten decarbonization before it’s too late.

IBM Collaborates to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition for Vulnerable Populations Around the World
IBM Collaborates to Accelerate Clean Energy Transition for Vulnerable Populations Around the World

CLEANTECH - The second cohort of the IBM Sustainability Accelerator comprises five organizations helping marginalized communities get just and equitable access to sustainable energy resources around the world.

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In Our Water- and Climate-Stressed World, There’s No Excuse for Wastewater Going to Waste
In Our Water- and Climate-Stressed World, There’s No Excuse for Wastewater Going to Waste

CLEANTECH - Globally, 80% of wastewater is discharged into local environments with minimal or no treatment — water that could be recycled and reused. California-based startup Aquacycl's waste-to-energy solution protects water resources while helping companies reduce costs.

Norwegian Startup Lighting the Way for Sea Change in Renewable Energy Solutions
Norwegian Startup Lighting the Way for Sea Change in Renewable Energy Solutions

CLEANTECH - Sunlit Sea’s prefabricated, floating solar panels optimize longevity, power production and safety, whilst taking a fraction of the time and cost to install.

BlackRock ‘Anticipates’ 75% of Portfolio Edging Toward Net Zero by 2030
BlackRock ‘Anticipates’ 75% of Portfolio Edging Toward Net Zero by 2030

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - While the announcement from the world’s largest asset manager could potentially have significant influence on lowering global emissions, BlackRock’s passive approach is a missed opportunity to actively drive the transition to a low-carbon, net-zero economy.

‘Toxic Tours’ Shed Light on Communities Most Affected by Petrochemical Pollution
‘Toxic Tours’ Shed Light on Communities Most Affected by Petrochemical Pollution

MARKETING AND COMMS - New platform from Break Free from Plastic explores the hardest-hit frontline communities in the world, from India to Ohio. After hearing each story, viewers can choose to view another location, or take actions designed to make local and global impact.

HSBC to Phase Out Coal Financing by 2040 — Will Wall Street Follow Suit?
HSBC to Phase Out Coal Financing by 2040 — Will Wall Street Follow Suit?

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - HSBC announces its thermal coal phase-out plan on the same day as a Sierra Club-Center for American Progress report calls out Wall Street’s outsized contribution to the climate crisis. Can the necessary sea change be made in time to avoid disaster?

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From Silicon Valley to Rural Africa: Boosting Energy Access with the D-REC Initiative
From Silicon Valley to Rural Africa: Boosting Energy Access with the D-REC Initiative

CLEANTECH - The potential for D-RECs as an instrument for transformative change is limited only by the corporate appetite for renewables, which at this point sees no signs of waning. While the infrastructure is currently being built and finalized, the chance to funnel investments is just around the corner.

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