Business & Economics

Global climate change will have massive economic impact. Learn how changes in the environment will affect the bottom line for businesses and cost - €”or save - you money in your pocketbook.

The Dragon is an electric vehicle to serve as a personal tractor for farm workers doing hand work in the field. It provides a low seating position on a special seat to enable comfortable access to low growing crops. It is narrow such that it fits in... Read More
More than 136 million tons of coal ash waste materials are being produced to meet the electricity needs of the US each year. However, more than 55% of these wastes are being dumped in the landfills and ash ponds. Many studies indicate the presence... Read More
Natural Composites, Inc. (NCI) is passionate about transforming bio-waste into everyday products. From research facilities located in the Research Valley at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, we focus on developing composite... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) and the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) organized a briefing about the important and growing role that renewable energy plays in the American energy mix. Renewable energy resources –... Read More
Can money vanish into thin air? For some businesses, the idea is a ghastly specter; for others, a sober reality. Carbon Lighthouse, a startup based in San Francisco, works to plug up the money pits that curse operations directors. The company’s... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, presents his Twelve Grand Challenges for Sustainable Development at GW's Elliott School of International Affairs.
Middlebury College
Our goal is to create a nutritious protein bar made of crickets. What started out as Bumu has now become Jiminy, the same cricket farming project to empower mothers and children around the world with much-needed iron and protein. Initially, our goal... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Brazil is a solar energy pioneer in Latin America. The country's biggest photovoltaic facility is a unique one: it generates 600 MWh, but unlike other solar plants, it's located on top of the Estádio de Pituaçu, a football stadium in Salvador de... Read More
The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) organized a briefing on insurance industry perspectives on recent extreme weather events and how strategic investment can help manage the threats posed by a changing and more severe climate. In New... Read More
Middlebury College
Our goal is to create a nutritious protein bar made of crickets. What started out as Bumu has now become Jiminy, the same cricket farming project to empower mothers and children around the world with much-needed iron and protein. Initially, our goal... Read More

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