Who’s Winning the Clean-tech Race?

Who’s Winning the Clean-tech Race?

DATA COLLECTION  |  OCTOBER 2016 Who’s winning the clean-tech race? You could be forgiven if you thought the European Union—historically a leader on low-carbon finance and policy efforts—would have a competitive edge in clean energy markets. But you would need...
How We Think about E-Waste Is in Need of Repair

How We Think about E-Waste Is in Need of Repair

FEATURE How We Think about E-Waste Is in Need of Repair China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy By Adam Minter Read...
We should be measuring the footprint of supply chains

We should be measuring the footprint of supply chains

BOOK EXCERPT   |  OCTOBER 2016 We Should Be Measuring the Footprint of Supply Chains, Not Nations From: Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization by Parag Khanna Attributing water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions to countries rather than...
Carbon-Negative Furniture

Carbon-Negative Furniture

IDEA WATCH  |  OCTOBER 2016 Carbon-Negative Furniture And other things made from greenhouse gases Carbon dioxide: it’s cheap. It’s abundant. And we’re desperate to put it anywhere but into the atmosphere. Now some savvy scientists and entrepreneurs are figuring out...