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Marketplace Lending: More Than Personal Finance

Some observers question the viability of the marketplace lending business model and predict that Lending Club’s trouble marks the beginning of an end. But while it may be under fire in the personal finance space, marketplace lending is stronger than ever in sectors like commercial solar that have stagnated due to limited access to capital.

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The Global Mining Industry Begins to Embrace Renewables

Mining and clean energy don’t share obvious common ground. But with an estimated $13.5 trillion needed for commitments made at COP21, the global mining sector, which consumes 38 percent of industrial energy, offers unique opportunities to reduce carbon emissions – while addressing energy insecurity.

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All Innovation Is Not Created Equal

Innovation 2.0 is about innovating with a broader social and environmental purpose, while keeping an eye toward market demands.

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How Virtual Reality Can Help the Environment

For most people, climate change is some far-off thing. It’s not concrete. We must find a way to make them experience it directly. And believe it or not, virtual reality can do just that.

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Test-Drive Comparison: Tesla Model S vs Toyota Mirai

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth test-drove the all-electric Tesla Model S and the hydrogen-fueled Toyota Mirai. Check out his side-by-side comparison, and see how these cleantech rides could spell the future of American transport.

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Inside Venezuela’s Food Shortages

Venezuela’s social crisis is widening and even those with money for food struggle to find products on the shelves. With spiraling food shortages and unemployment, hospitals are feeling the pinch as well.

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Pokémon Go and the Power of Social Influence

Even if Pokémon Go is just a flash in the pan, it’s interesting to see how it changed the game when it comes to leveraging the power of social influence.

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EV Expansion and the Hunt for a Charging Station

Electric vehicles are still far from their promise to transform the automobile market. And the reason why is simple: EVs lack a comprehensive, complementary infrastructure on par with what exists for gasoline-powered cars.