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Can We Make Fashion Truly Sustainable?

The future of sustainable fashion is exciting. But the most responsible thing anyone can do is not buy new clothes, says our teenage correspondent.   More

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How Do We React to the Climate Tragedy?

This week’s UN climate report was grim. Can business, individuals, and the world take the radical steps needed to avert a catastrophic planetary future?   More

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ITU: To Connect Everyone We Need Innovation

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3.6 billion people still remain offline. A young entrepreneur describes her Ugandan innovation journey. We also hear about Mandela, new ministries, and virtues of 5G.   More

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Summer 2021: Are We Going Up or Down?

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We're creeping back, but are things getting better or worse? From climate emergencies to simple everyday tasks, confusion and overwhelm abound.   More

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New Haven Landmark Becomes a Symbol of Climate Action

Pirelli Building Connecticut Net Zero Hotel

Architects are converting the empty Brutalist style building that looms over Interstate 95 into a net zero boutique hotel that won't rely on fossil fuels for energy.   More

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Fintech Shows Its Green Side

As Gen Z deepens its financial and investing commitment, fintechs that can tap into that cohort’s environmental passion will be the financial leaders of the future.   More

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Nature + Tech = Sustainable Fashion

In the future textile manufacturing will be part farm, part chemistry lab, and part factory. Nature and high tech don't have to be at odds.   More

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Charged Up With Nowhere To Go: Why Electric Vehicles Demand Better Infrastructure

For the first time in 20 years the nation’s overall infrastructure got a better report card – going from a D to a C-. The tidal wave of electric vehicles makes the lack luster grades all the more worrisome.   More

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CES 2021 Will Showcase Plenty of Truly Useful Tech

Viewed through a screen, CES may offer us a glimpse at more substance and less glitz than if we were shuffling through the throngs at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the technologies we should really be celebrating.   More

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Why Only 34% of Americans Recycle

Americans don’t recycle because too often they can’t. And even communities where recycling is a deep commitment are paying a premium to do it, rather than dump it as garbage. The whole ecosystem needs to be revamped.   More

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“Progress towards sustainability is tragically slow”

AeroFarms operates the world’s largest vertical farming company. Founder David Rosenberg talks about the “circular economy” and how re-use and efficiency should drive the way we think about just about everything we do.   More

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“It shouldn’t be up to consumers to figure out what products are safe for…the environment”

What’s the role of business in addressing the degrading environment and pushing towards more sustainability in society? In the opinion of Jenny Ahlen of the Environmental Defense Fund, plenty. “We need proactive business leadership."   More

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The Hour Is Dark, But the Future Could Be Green

Let’s combine lessons from the pandemic with the momentum of the righteous protest against racial injustice to work towards a sustainable future. Industry, civil society, and people from all walks of life must ensure substantial change. CEO and stakeholder activism are essential.   More

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Water is Critical for Business, and AI is Critical in Managing It

The harsh reality is that water is finite, increasing in demand, poorly governed, undervalued and there is no replacement. Businesses across a range of sectors – from energy to agriculture to food and beverage – are discovering the importance of water use across their value chain.   More

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The Best Nature Documentaries to Stream During Quarantine

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Techonomy's Caitlin Hamilton presents her top recommendations of nature documentaries to stream during (and after!) quarantine.   More

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Carbon Neutral Isn’t Enough

Reducing emissions of global warming gasses is critical. We also need to build a world economy that’s carbon negative. And there are many ways to suck up CO2. An article produced in tandem with Techonomy 2019.   More

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Finally, There’s a Roadmap to Tackle the Climate Crisis

With the climate in crisis, the world has to halve greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade. A new science-based blueprint shows how.   More

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The “Green New Deal,” Pineapple Shoes, and Experiments to Dim the Sun

Articles worth reading about environmental technology and science.   More

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Today’s Top Technologies Are Reducing Our Carbon Footprint

Machine learning, predictive analytics, big data, and IoT are quietly making a massive impact toward a more sustainable planet.   More

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Program Chief Ross: Looking Back at the “We’re Screwed” Techonomy

The number of alarms raised on stage at Techonomy 2017 left our program chief with a sinking feeling. In this roundup of downbeat thoughts and warnings, she highlights the drama. (There were redeeming notions as well, and she promises to highlight those next week.)   More