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What Does the Inflation Reduction Act Mean for Climate Tech?

Here are questions to ask about the bill’s impact on climate tech. In any case, it's a huge and welcome step forward.

Business May Be Our Only Hope For Climate

Our crises grow. Governments are slow to act. Business has an opportunity and a responsibility to take the reins, and even to save the world.

Jeffrey Sachs is Upset

We don't take the U. N. Sustainable Development Goals seriously enough. Tech is indispensable for achieving them. Economist Jeffrey Sachs is unimpressed with business' commitment so far, especially the tech giants, he told Techonomy in...

Congressional Committee Finds Trump Covid Efforts Guided by Politics, Not Health

It points to the influence of one man, Scott Atlas, who had no qualifications for overseeing pandemic response. He undermined testing and mask-wearing, among other errors, the report recounts. Former response coordinator Deborah Birx says...

How Governments are Solving Real Problems In the Metaverse

Cevat Yerli wants a metaverse rooted in pragmatism, optimism and happiness. He’s not alone.

Wind Power Is (Finally) Having a Moment

A surge in offshore wind projects has helped make wind power a renewable force.

Brooklyn Startup Addresses Gun Violence with Climate Jobs

BlocPower’s "Civilian Climate Corps" program provides paid, on-the-job training to New Yorkers who live in neighborhoods with high rates of gun violence.

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.

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.

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