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Tech Energy Business Strategy Videos Reports

Top 5 food tech innovations

Today’s food and agriculture companies are striving to feed a growing population in a world under increasing under threat from climate change. Innovation in how we produce food could be the answer

Artificial snow could save the Antarctic, researchers suggest

In a radical geoengineering project, scientists propose pumping 7.4 trillion tons of artificial snow onto the polar ice caps in a bid to slow down their disintegration

Vertical farming start-up AeroFarms raises $100m in Series E funding round

AeroFarms, one of the major players in the burgeoning vertical farming sector, will look to expand its produce portfolio after receiving significant investment in a Series E funding round led by IKEA’s parent company

Paris Agreement will reward signatories with GDP boost

A new report indicates that GDP could increase by 1.1 percent and unemployment decline by 0.5 percent across the EU if the terms of the Paris climate accord are met

The impending threat of climate change brings nuclear energy to the fore once more

Nuclear power’s image problem has stunted investment for years. Now, as the threat of climate change looms larger, cutting-edge start-ups are bringing the energy source back into the conversation

Landmark UN climate report warns of disaster by 2040

The UN’s climate committee has warned that we face a global climate crisis if we continue on our current path. The report also maps out a number of pathways that must be taken to ensure we curb global temperature rises

Developing nations lead the charge in tackling solar radiation

Developing nations stand to suffer the most if climate change isn’t dealt with. As such, scientists from these countries are proposing to invest more in solar geoengineering research

Mongolia bans grain exports as rising temperatures threaten crop production

Mongolian authorities have suspended all grain exports as temperatures climb to their highest levels for 56 years

Geoengineering is an essential bridge to true sustainability

Geoengineering doesn’t have to oppose nature; it can augment and support it, controlling climate change much more quickly and thoroughly than inefficient, expensive renewable energy technologies

Trump confirms US to quit Paris Agreement on climate change

The announcement makes the US one of only three countries in the world to reject the 2015 accord

India eschews coal emissions targets

India’s Power Minister has admitted that upcoming emissions targets will be missed, while coal power plants under construction are likely to undermine Paris Agreement commitments

China announces closure of 104 coal-fired power plants in line with renewables push

China has ordered the closure of 104 coal power plants, in line with a push to meet emissions targets. However, it must tackle unregulated industry to become truly green