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Archive: Business & Innovation

15 Sep 2016

For China’s Polluted Megacities, A Focus on Slashing Emissions

by MIKE IVES
The booming industrial center of Shenzhen is a showcase for Chinese efforts to cut CO2 emissions and make the nation's burgeoning cities more livable. But it remains to be seen whether China's runaway industrial development can give way to a low-carbon future. READ MORE

12 Sep 2016

Why We Need a Carbon Tax, And Why It Won’t Be Enough

by BILL MCKIBBEN
Putting a price on carbon is an idea whose time has come, with even Big Oil signaling it may drop its long-standing opposition to a carbon tax. But the question is, has it come too late? READ MORE

30 Aug 2016

Wildlife Farming: Does It Help Or Hurt Threatened Species?

by RICHARD CONNIFF
Wildlife farming is being touted as a way to protect endangered species while providing food and boosting incomes in rural areas. But some conservation scientists argue that such practices fail to benefit beleaguered wildlife. READ MORE

18 Aug 2016

The Dungeness Crab Faces Uncertain Future on West Coast

The winner of the 2016 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest explores how ocean acidification may be putting at risk a prized crustacean that is vital to the fishing industry and the marine ecosystem on the U.S. Pacific Coast. READ MORE

16 Aug 2016

Rocky Flats: A Wildlife Refuge Confronts Its Radioactive Past

by FRED PEARCE
The Rocky Flats Plant outside Denver was a key U.S. nuclear facility during the Cold War. Now, following a $7 billion cleanup, the government is preparing to open a wildlife refuge on the site to the public, amid warnings from some scientists that residual plutonium may still pose serious health risks. READ MORE

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27 Sep 2016: Could California’s Gridlock Generate Electricity for the Grid?

23 Sep 2016: World’s Coffee Supply Threatened by Climate Change, Report Says

25 Aug 2016: Scientists Find New Way To Convert Carbon Dioxide into Energy

22 Aug 2016: For China’s Massive Data Centers, A Push to Cut Energy and Water Use

12 Aug 2016: July Electric Car Sales in China Rose by 188 Percent Over Last Year

03 Aug 2016: Roughly 2 Percent of U.S. Homes At Risk from Sea Level Rise, Report Finds

27 Jul 2016: Ukraine Looking to Turn Chernobyl Into a Massive Solar Farm

25 Jul 2016: Global Economy Has Reduced Its Energy Intensity By One-Third Since 1990

22 Jul 2016: Ford is Developing Car Parts Made Out of Captured Carbon Dioxide

11 Jul 2016: Tax Credits Double Projections Of Solar Growth in One U.S. Market


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