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Living by the River: How The Clash’s Doomsday Anthem ‘London Calling’...

Ice age, meltdown, flooding. When the world’s most famous punk band rocked out on the Thames on a wet December night in...

Tear ‘Em Down: Neighborhoods Become Swampland As States Face Climate Risks,...

Key Takeaway: New Jersey is one of several states that, as world...

AI-Powered Robot Friends Aim to Help Users Cope with Loneliness, Mental...

Sam sends a message to his friend every morning asking how she feels that day, followed by a smiley emoji. He reminds...

Fast Fashion, Textiles, Seen Wreaking Environmental Havoc, While Opportunities for Startups...

As governments, startups and activists wrestle with Sargasso Seas of floating shopping bags, disposable water bottles and plastic packaging, a new front...

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the New Year

Key Takeaway: Several startups that launched in the last year are using technology to make it simpler...

Top 10 Impact Investing Trends for 2020

Key Takeaway: We enter the new decade full of promise for innovation and discoveries in healthcare, financial services and clean energy. Here...

Not Done Yet: Still Work to Do on Gender Parity in...

TAKEAWAY: While we may be lulled into thinking that an age of gender parity is upon us,...

As Wind Turbines Age, Recycling Blades Poses a Problem

Hundreds of thousands of wind turbines spin out electrical power in the U.S. and around the world, and as demand for wind...

Space Tomatoes and Air-Based Meat: Startups Looking to Conquer Agriculture Off...

A growing number of startups are working on developing agriculture technology that may feed people in space while helping protect the environment. 

Global Quest for ‘Green’ Concrete Goes On, As Researchers Ask if...

Key Takeaway: As the global demand for concrete rises, a sustainable, environmentally sound solution is still decades...

The Promise and Limits of SDGs as Guidelines for the Impact...

When every government in the world and a kaleidoscope of private stakeholders negotiated the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, they had no...

Genius or Mad Scientist? Epstein-Backed Harvard Researcher Wants to Bring Mammoths...

Key Takeaway: Even though his research opens up a variety of ethical...

‘Crucible for Innovation’: Why Jack Dorsey Is Planning on Spending Quality...

When Jack Dorsey, CEO of social media giant Twitter and mobile payments company Square, announced he’ll be spending up to half a...

Anti-Facebook: New Social Media Platforms Lure Disenchanted Users With Quality Content,...

Key Takeaway: Facebook’s public scrutiny creates a window of opportunity for the...

Risk Management Takes New Sense of Urgency as Climate-Driven Disasters Boost...

The number of natural disasters has been increasing for decades, but lately, driven by climate change, managing that risk has become a...

How Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Fix Science

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s embattled co-founder and CEO, isn’t just interested in creating the biggest ad machine and political platform in history. He...

How the Private Sector Became a Major Player in the Space...

Vice President Mike Pence may have promised to make America’s space program “great again” and to make sure Americans were the next...

Mursla Wants to Be the First Company to Sell Quantum Biology...

A recent number of studies and funding rounds offered a glimpse into what the new wave of quantum biology research may offer...

Electrifying Africa: Is the $450 Billion Challenge Too Big For Startups...

Even as startup investment in Africa continues to grow — more than $700 million in venture capital is expected to flow in...

The Mission to Monetize Trash: How Plastic Bank Is Aiming to...

Key Takeaway: Entrepreneur David Katz is on a mission to wipe out...

HSBC, RBS Plan Digital Platforms to Compete with Fintechs

Key Takeaway: Large banks in the U.K. recognize the impact of digital...

Stratospheric Drones At 70,000 Feet May Be Cheaper Alternative to Satellites

Key Takeaway: Stratospheric drones, which developers see as capable of handling satellites’...

TikTok Scrutiny Highlights ‘Deep Systemic Risk’ For All Chinese Apps: Experts

This week TikTok generated a lot of headlines and regulatory scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers, but the issue goes beyond TikTok.

Renewables Still a Better Bet Than Coal After Trump Rolls Back...

The Trump administration’s rolling back of rules protecting the environment from hazardous coal plant waste comes late in the game — coal...

Big Chocolate Makers Not Doing Enough to Stop Child Labor, Deforestation

Key Takeaway: Most of the world’s chocolate is still made with cocoa...

Twitter, Facebook Clash over Political Ads, Cryptocurrency in Fight for Moral...

The Dorsey-Zuckerberg battle for the future of social media ramped up this week, and both sides sought to claim the moral high...

Facebook Teams Up With Big News Organizations, Seeking to Blunt Fake...

Key Takeaway: The Facebook News platform will give some media organizations a...

The Future of Electric Cars is Taking Shape on a Race...

Key Takeaway: Formula E, the electric car racing series, serves as an...

Congress Grills Zuckerberg for Pitching Libra as Solution for the Unbanked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, testifying again today on Capitol Hill, faced pushback from members of Congress skeptical of his claims the social...

Business’s New Pitch: Sustainability Isn’t Just Good For Environment, It’s Good...

For a few hours at least, high in a glass-covered Manhattan skyscraper, corporate leaders abandoned the idea that dirty skies and water...
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