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Cleantech

The latest products, services and cleantech applications and how they are tackling some of our most pressing social and environmental issues.

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Is the US Energy Sector Prepared for Increasingly Powerful Tropical Storms?

Is the US Energy Sector Prepared for Increasingly Powerful Tropical Storms?

Not only do renewable-energy systems reduce air pollution and carbon emissions — their decentralized nature offers an additional, fail-safe advantage over our conventional power systems.

Why Is Corporate Cleantech Adoption Lagging, and What Can Be Done About It?

Here are smart tools and strategies organizations can use to overcome three major barriers to cleantech adoption, to drive broader climate action and achieve their sustainability goals.

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

Cross-Posted from 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.

Powering Earth from Space: Can We Solve Our Energy Crisis Without Destroying the Environment?

Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation. There is immense potential for sustainable innovation in the ever-growing space economy — in ways that could bring the industry’s own impacts, and an infinite source of solar power, back down to Earth.

How Singapore Became Asia's Launch Pad for Sustainable Innovation & Tech

We spoke with Damian Chan, EVP of the Singapore Economic Development Board, to learn more about how it is driving sustainability and the energy transition in the island nation.

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This Technology May Tackle 2 Sustainability Challenges in One Fell Swoop

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Anaerobic digestion offers a solution to two major challenges: food waste and transitioning to clean energy. We spoke with Shawn Kreloff, founder and CEO of Bioenergy Devco, to discuss the technology’s potential.

Ecology Meets Circular Economy at Maryland's Bioenergy Center

By recycling organics, producing renewable natural gas, and yielding nutrient-rich soil amendments, it exemplifies a harmonious relationship between environmental responsibility and economic growth.

Brandable Solar Panels Bring New Meaning to ‘Marketing Sustainability’

As sustainability and branding become more intermingled for forward-thinking brands, being able to turn unattractive solar arrays into marketing assets exemplifies resource efficiency.

From Farm to Renewable Energy: The Win-Win Solution Bringing Us Closer to a Circular Economy

Cross-Posted from Waste Not. As the world strives to achieve its sustainability goals, such holistic approaches not only benefit the environment but also enhance the resilience and prosperity of rural communities while taking us one step closer to a more circular future.

Alaska Airlines Empowers Guests to Reduce Emissions, Support Growth of SAF Market

Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. This month, Alaska Mileage Plan members can earn Elite-Qualifying Miles when they support sustainable aviation fuel, contributing to their elite qualification for the new year.

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Air Company: Fueling the Shift from Emissions to Resources

After launching with consumer products vodka and perfume, the carbon-capture innovator is now banking on turning the world’s most abundant pollutant into sustainable aviation fuel.

Getting Consumers to See the Light on Solar

Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms. A lot of concerns that remain barriers to more widespread adoption of residential solar can be addressed with relative ease through tailored messaging.

The Future — It’s Electric! But Are We Ready?

Reducing GHGs can’t be maximized by simply building solar arrays or windmills. While we upgrade our existing power grid, we must embrace and scale other clean-energy technologies — including renewable natural gas.

Unprecedented Industry Collab Paves Way for Decarbonization of Global Supply Chains

With foundational support from Apple, Amazon, Meta, Nike, PepsiCo and REI, the Clean Energy Procurement Academy aims to equip companies with the knowledge required to shift to clean energy.

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

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

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From Landfills to Biogas and Healthier Crops: The Anaerobic Digestion Revolution

The role of waste-management practices in our journey towards a more sustainable future cannot be overstated. Anaerobic digestion’s multitude of benefits demonstrate its potential to turn ‘waste’ into valuable resources.

IRA Will Get US Halfway to Paris Goals; But We Need Mandates to Reach the Finish Line

Keeping the planet below 1.5ºC will require rapid scaling of current technologies and deployment of emergent climate solutions — as well as innovative, binding policy interventions.

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

Cross-Posted from 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.

Salesforce, Deloitte, WEF Calling on Startups Ready to Fuel Sustainable Aviation

The challenge seeks next-generation aviation solutions including alternative fuels and propulsion technologies; and innovations in feedstock, engineering, and physical and market infrastructure.

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