Climate + Environment

Major Investment in Air-Conditioning Needed to Address Future Heat Waves

More than 80% of urban residents will need air-conditioning by the 2050s, but many of the world’s poorer countries may struggle to meet that demand.

5 Most Sustainable Startups 2022

It’s not just big corporations that are making a significant impact. Here are five startups raising the industry standard for sustainable solutions to our biggest problems.

Sustainability Software Takes the Spotlight

New tools help leaders preserve the planet—and increase profit.

The Business of Business is Climate

The climate is telling us something’s wrong. Business is starting to hear the message. U.S. Steel, Ericsson, and other companies are changing, and finding new ways to work with environmentalists.

Q&A: Do We Have to Choose Between Speedy Development and Environment?

Environmental review is under scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Here’s what a NEPA expert thinks policymakers should keep in mind.

Vertical Farming Grows Up

Moving farms indoors, also called Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA), may be the best way to protect the outdoors—and ourselves.

Is it Ethical to Patent Emerging Climate Tech?

The U.S. is fast-tracking patent applications for climate tech. Is this a good move?

Climate Change Has Already Aggravated 58% of Infectious Diseases

Global warming has, in certain instances, amped up some of the world’s most deadly diseases.

How a System-of-Systems Approach Can Help Fight Climate Change

If we are going to successfully transition to a low-carbon economy, organizations need to collaborate with a common purpose and in new ways across systems.

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