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Electric car operators are now able to charge up at BP stations.  The oil major unveiled its first two ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers at UK retail stations last week. The initiative highlights BP’s...
Turquoise International, a merchant bank focusing on energy efficiency and the environment, will manage a Low Carbon Innovation Fund 2 following their success with the first fund. LCLF 2, like the first Low Carbon...
Slowly but surely, the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is becoming more economic. Since 2010, the battery cost per kilowatt hour has collapsed from $1000 to to just over $200, suggesting that soon EVs could reach price...
A test case by Brooklyn-based energy technology firm LO3 Energy has found that buying and selling locally produced renewable energy within towns and cities has financial benefits. LO3’s blockchain-based software, which aims to allow...
America’s utilities are facing a choice when it comes to renewables: Jump in and profit or dig in their heels and risk becoming unprofitable.  About 64% of the 4.2 billion megawatt-hours of electricity the...
Regenerative farming –– using practices that refresh the soil in ways that fight the effects of climate change –– is gaining the attention of investors, who have poured about $47.5 billion in money and assets into the...
While animal manure is piling up around the world, threatening widespread pollution, the U.S. trails Europe and other parts of the world in finding a solution. Each year, organic waste from America’s eight billion...
Portugal’s latest solar auction was one for the record books, resulting in the world’s lowest cost photovoltaic power contract. Akuo Energy, a French renewable independent power producer and developer was responsible for the record-low...
A snack by any other name -- healthy, macro, vegan -- is still a snack, isn’t it?  So-called healthy snacks are crowding store shelves and being pitched as an alternative to the greasy, salty...
Electricity prices in Texas spiked to $9,000 per megawatt hour (Mwh) this week as temperatures hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit, fueling demand for alternative energy and storage technologies. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas warned...
The Trump administration’s delay of a permit for what would be the first large U.S. offshore wind farm puts the country farther behind nations moving quickly to exploit that renewable energy source. Vineyard Wind...
Net metering may not be the hottest topic at the backyard barbecue, unless the party is at one of the growing number of U.S. residences with a solar panel on the roof. While mostly...
A grim U.N. report detailing the effects of climate change on food production warns that without large-scale change, food across the globe will become scarcer, more expensive, and contain less nutritional value. To break...
Seaweed is being wrapped around more than sushi these days.  Seen as a potential alternative to plastics, seaweed-based packaging is being manufactured to wrap up instant coffee, seasonings and more. What’s more, it comes...
Optimus Ride marks its debut week of running New York City’s first test of a driverless shuttle, and it’s had no shortage of passengers. Riders queued up at the stop sign along a yellow-colored...
It’s not quite farm-raised fish sticks, but the big agricultural firm Cargill may have moved our food supply a step closer. The feed maker and commodities trader announced that the U.S. Agriculture Department deregulated...
Sensors are everywhere -- on street lights, traffic signals, buried in electric substations -- taking the pulse of a city, measuring its vital statistics. Figuring out what to do with all of that information hasn’t been an...
In a report with a section titled The Death Toll for Petrol, BNP Paribas issued a clear call for a pivot to solar and wind for investors considering the best energy sources for powering vehicles.
Critics have called electric scooters a nuisance and safety risk; New York bans them. Still they grow, with promises of green urban transport and backing from companies like Uber. Now a North Carolina State...
Rocket Lab takes recycling to new heights
The U.S.’s most energy-efficient cities are also its richest, as investments in an urban area’s health appear to make a positive impact on its wealth. Boston was the most energy-efficient U.S. city last year,...
The fight against climate change may be collateral damage in the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China. If warming is going to be limited to 2 degrees Celsius or less, there will...
With the increasing pace of natural disasters worldwide, the time is ripe for investors to act on climate change, according to Georgie Benardete, co-founder and CEO of Align17. Align17, a marketplace connecting private wealth...
SpaceX is moving ride-sharing to outer space. Taking a hint from fellow unicorn Uber, Elon Musk’s rocket launching company is starting a service it says will keep it at the head of the private...
BlackRock’s fossil fuel investments cost its investors $90 billion in lost value and missed opportunities over the last decade, according to a report that gives support to social impact and sustainable-energy strategies. The world’s...
With the blossoming of interest in plant-based eating and soaring demand for meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Meat, it was only a matter of time before vegans got their own ETF.  Taking...
As one of the world’s most densely populated countries, Japan takes flying cars seriously. And having missed taking the lead on electric cars and ride-hailing services, the government is urging Japanese companies to pioneer electrical flying cars. 
This week Amazon unveiled plans for a wind farm in Ireland and a solar project in the U.S., the latest steps by the technology giant in its goal of using 100% renewable power for its data centers....
Unilever, whose 400 brands range from Popsicles ice pops to Dove soap, is reviewing its product line with an eye toward selling those that don’t meet social impact standards. CEO Alan Jope saie on...
Amazon may be taking a huge step into India’s bustling food delivery market, seeking to improve its mixed record in deliveries. The largest online retailer is in talks to acquire Uber Eats’ operations in...
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