The U.S. has made huge strides in cutting back greenhouse gas emissions – but one sector that remains dirty is transportation. 3p’s Nithin Coca reports on what we could learn from Japan’s world-renowned, sustainable mass transit system.
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Technology is innovating at an exponential rate. New products and services are being rolled out on an almost daily basis. But while the pace of the technology revolution increases, design innovation is failing to keep up in one key area: sustainability.
In Maryland, the state assembly just overturned Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a clean energy jobs act — showing once again that the march toward clean energy will continue, despite what’s happening in Washington D.C. The bill received bipartisan support in both houses of the state legislature and is highly popular with voters.
Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining to win a price war against coal, gasoline and natural gas. And human manual labor is being displaced by lower-cost smart machines. How can companies survive in this ever-changing environment?
As state legislatures kick off new legislative sessions around the country, clean-energy policies will likely remain on the agenda, says Alli Gold Roberts of Ceres.
A curious union between an oil and gas company, an environmental NGO, and a tech startup aims to minimize fugitive methane emissions from natural gas operations.
The electric car industry is poised to grow exponentially, and countries around the world are vying to lead this market. The arrival of the Chevy Bolt can help the U.S. claim its share of the pie — but it’s only the beginning.
Trump or no Trump, the U.S. Department of Energy is still cooking up ways to get zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered vehicles into the hands of motorists.
‘Green code’ looks at the energy output associated with online activities, and attempts to diminish the demand they put on physical servers and systems. It’s an early-stage concept so far, but it’s holds big potential for business.
The notion of taking time off regularly may sound crazy to people who have fallen into the trap of believing that more is more. But two of the biggest breaks in my business career wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t taken a break and turned my brain off.
These four concepts — from the innovative to the simplistic — prove what’s possible when today’s best and brightest apply circular-economic thinking to everyday product design.