Green Business Stories
The material that built the modern world is due for an upgrade. What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker
into a carbon sponge?
Could hubs, nudges, and EV night deliveries crack this surprisingly tough puzzle?
Nascent industrial-scale insect farms are starting to dot the globe, with big livestock-feed and pet-food players such as Cargill, Skretting, Bühler, and Purina getting into the game.
In a first, researchers use two decades of satellite data on pollution to show the potential to break the links between growth and emissions
Previous studies have ignored regional differences in capital costs and painted a too-rosy picture of green energy development in Africa and elsewhere
Only two studies found negative effects on the bottom line from adopting sustainability practices
An extra degree of day-to-day temperature variability reduces regional growth rates by 5% on average—a pattern seen across economic sectors
A photo essay on the rise of edible packaging
In more and more pockets of the industrial landscape, the byproducts of one process are becoming the raw materials for another, trash is getting a useful second life, and waste is becoming a thing of the past.
Technology to make carbon-neutral kerosene has moved out of the lab and into a real-world demonstration, hinting at the future of solar jet fuels