In one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize, Alaska has set forth its plan to greatly reduce its carbon, waste and water impacts by 2025; and eliminate its carbon emissions altogether by 2040.
It can be challenging to drive sustainable change in a supply chain, but the impact of action far outweighs the risks of inaction. Here's why adopting renewables through your supply chain is the pathway to climate leadership.
Talking about climate change didn’t resonate with the Koch team. But when we talked about capturing and monetizing wasted resources, their ears perked up. We’ve been transparent with the economics of this project, so that others may
imitate it — which would give us all a chance to help avert climate disaster.
Unilever, Starbucks and Dairy Farmers of America have joined the historic alliance, which calls on the food industry to embrace the simple, circular relationship between food waste and its potential to reduce greenhouse gases.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not.
The immediate future offers a financial challenge for most brewers and distributors; but everyone from craft brewers to large factories can increase sustainability and protect their bottom lines through process efficiencies, more nimble supply chains and smart recycling solutions.
Debate about whether biofuels are environmentally friendly goes on — especially
around land use. At issue is whether the amount of land available for agricultural production can support the growing global population’s demand for both food and fuel.
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy.
Urban mobility has continued to evolve along with humans’ changing need for transport. Here are a few emerging technologies, public-private
partnerships and city design initiatives fueling the transition to a sustainable future for urban mobility.
Backed by 9 corporate giants representing $3T in market cap and 9 investor partners with $2B in assets, the D3 tech accelerator will help commercialize and scale an inaugural cohort of almost 50 climate-innovation startups.
As fleets look to reduce GHG emissions, they are looking beyond improvements in fuel economy to advanced technologies and alternative fuels — which can also offer financial savings over petroleum diesel.
The future of alternative energy will not be based on a single solution. Options are much more likely to include “all of the above” answers, using both
electricity and proven alternatives such as biodiesel.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not.
Food waste handling presents itself as either a generator of deadly greenhouse gases — or a tool for immediate decarbonization of the food cycle, and an increase in the adoption of regenerative agriculture practices.
Cross-Posted from Supply Chain.
By incorporating new technologies and tactics into farming practices, agriculture can promote more efficient irrigation and water management — and
play a major role in global water conservation and reuse.
Cross-Posted from Product, Service & Design Innovation.
The progress of humankind is heavily linked to technological changes in how farming is done. Today, farming in the US faces challenges never before seen
that require supplementing traditional agriculture with new approaches.
Rob Shaffer — a fourth-generation soybean, corn and Angus cattle farmer — has been active in industry organizations for more than a decade. He was invited to join the National Biodiesel Board in 2012 and hasn’t looked back.