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Archive: Business & Innovation

17 Nov 2016

Full Speed Ahead: Shipping Plans Grow as Arctic Ice Fades

by ED STRUZIK
Russia, China, and other nations are stepping up preparations for the day when large numbers of cargo ships will be traversing a once-icebound Arctic Ocean. But with vessels already plying these waters, experts say the time is now to prepare for the inevitable environmental fallout. READ MORE

08 Nov 2016

How Forensics Are Boosting Battle Against Wildlife Trade

by HEATHER MILLAR
From rapid genetic analysis to spectrography, high-tech tools are being used to track down and prosecute perpetrators of the illegal wildlife trade. The new advances in forensics offer promise in stopping the trafficking in endangered species. READ MORE

03 Nov 2016

African Wetlands Project: A Win For the Climate and the People?

by WINIFRED BIRD
In Senegal and other developing countries, multinational companies are investing in programs to restore mangrove forests and other wetlands that sequester carbon. But critics say these initiatives should not focus on global climate goals at the expense of the local people’s livelihoods. READ MORE

27 Oct 2016

On College Campuses, Signs of Progress on Renewable Energy

by BEN GOLDFARB
U.S. colleges and universities are increasingly deploying solar arrays and other forms of renewable energy. Yet most institutions have a long way to go if they are to meet their goal of being carbon neutral in the coming decades. READ MORE

20 Oct 2016

For European Wind Industry, Offshore Projects Are Booming

by CHRISTIAN SCHWäGERL
As Europe’s wind energy production rises dramatically, offshore turbines are proliferating from the Irish Sea to the Baltic Sea. It’s all part of the European Union’s strong push away from fossil fuels and toward renewables. READ MORE

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e360 digest

16 Nov 2016: Hundreds of U.S. Businesses Call For Continued International Climate Action

15 Nov 2016: For Third Year in a Row, Carbon Emissions Flat as Global Economy Grows

04 Nov 2016: Scientists Attempt to Create 3D Models of All Life on Earth

02 Nov 2016: Diapers Made from Jellyfish? Company Utilizes Super-Absorbent Qualities

19 Oct 2016: Can We Turn CO2 into a Useable Fuel? Scientists Say They Have Found a Way

14 Oct 2016: Is There Too Much Emphasis Being Placed on Carbon Capture Technology?

13 Oct 2016: Scientists Creating “Super Grass” To Cut Methane Emissions from Cows

11 Oct 2016: European Union Could Require New Homes to Have Electric Car Chargers

07 Oct 2016: Scotland to Generate Some of World’s First Kite-Driven Power in 2017

05 Oct 2016: Public Art or Renewable Energy? New Designs Aim to Produce Both


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