Climate change: a growing liability for companies and investors
2019-07-15 18:05:20

Climate change: a growing liability for companies and investors

As the consequences of anthropogenic climate change continue to manifest in social, economic and environmental spheres an increasing number of individuals, organizations and even countries will begin to seek redress though legal channels


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Elon Musk shows off SpaceX’s 60 internet-beaming satellites packed together for launch
2019-05-13 12:05:55

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX’s 60 internet-beaming satellites packed together for launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed the 60 satellites his company will be launching this week — the first batch of thousands of satellites that SpaceX hopes to deploy in the years ahead to provide global internet coverage from space

Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy
2019-04-25 16:05:39

Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy

Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by Earth's surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change - and have a multi-trillion dollar impact on the world economy

New wave of satellites could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders
2019-04-23 17:40:16

New wave of satellites could pinpoint greenhouse gas offenders

A wave of satellites set to orbit the Earth will be able to pinpoint producers of greenhouse gases, right down to an individual leak at an oil rig

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year, researchers find
2019-04-18 10:10:05

Marine plastic pollution costs the world up to $2.5tn a year, researchers find

Scientists warn that social and economic price of plastic waste to global society has been underestimated

Megapixels: North Carolina's 'Pollenpocalypse' is nothing to sneeze at—but you will anyway
2019-04-17 16:00:40

Megapixels: North Carolina's 'Pollenpocalypse' is nothing to sneeze at—but you will anyway

Residents of Durham, North Carolina encountered what some are calling “pollmageddon,” during which an onslaught of greenish-yellow pollen blanketed the area. It covered cars and patios, and even visibly floated through the air

Norway’s huge oil fund makes major shift to renewable energy
2019-04-16 10:10:38

Norway’s huge oil fund makes major shift to renewable energy

In a major move to spread the use of green energy, Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund has announced that it will begin investing in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure projects like wind farms