Climate + Environment

UN Aims for Climate-Conscious Digital World

The new Action Plan from the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability aims to “embed sustainability in all aspects of digitalization." Those of us who believe in the power of digital transformation need to get involved.

To Accelerate Decarbonization, Adopt a System-of-Systems Approach

Leaders must disrupt the core systems that underpin modern life: energy, mobility, industrials, food, and more. Catalyzing exponential systems changes is perhaps our last, best hope for fighting climate change.

Fossil Fuels Are a Threat to National Security

The youth movement urges President Biden to act—with or without Congress.

G7 Countries to Stop Funding Fossil Fuel Development Overseas

Ministers from the world’s biggest economies reach an agreement that could shift an estimated $33bn a year to clean energy sources.

Inside the Climate Conversation at Davos

The climate crisis and climate action were, finally, prominent themes at this week’s World Economic Forum. We hosted two Techonomy Climate sessions with leaders from Microsoft, Salesforce, Wipro, Carbon Capture, Heliogen, and Normative. Here’s what...

Exxon Must Go to Trial Over Alleged Climate Crimes, Court Rules

The ruling, and another crucial court decision this week, will force the company to face charges it lied about global heating.

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

Plastics: “The New Coal”

Plastics have yielded life-saving medical advances, supercharged technological advancements, helped send us to space, and transformed our lives in innumerable ways. But they are poisoning our people and our planet.

Exxon Doubles Down on ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims that Yield Few Results

The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.

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