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Have We Reached Peak Gasoline?

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the sun is already setting on gasoline, as electric vehicles will rapidly scale in numbers over the next 25 years.

Dakota Access Pipeline: Should Business Investment Define Tribal Sovereignty and Safety?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to close down the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors’ camp next month. The protesters insist they are staying put, despite the advance of North Dakota’s hard winter season. With months of clashes between local officials and protestors, however, the winter may be the least of concerns for a people who feel their sovereign rights are now at increasing risk from big business and governments that appear to turn a blind eye to laws in favor of the energy sector.

PepsiCo Acquires Kombucha Beverage Maker KeVita

Last week, beverage and snack foods giant PepsiCo acquired the popular brand KeVita, a California-based company that bottles kombucha, probiotic and apple vinegar beverages.

Resegregation in the Bay Area and the Two Americas

The Bay Area is arguably becoming the most economically and culturally segregated metropolitan region in the U.S. In short: Housing is becoming even more expensive, and more people of color are packing their bags and leaving.

Decarbonization Beyond Paris and Marrakech

Beyond analysis of Paris scenarios, it is worth looking at some of the core drivers behind decarbonization beyond high-level policy or regulation, says EOS Climate CEO Joe Madden.

What We Expect: Climate Impacts from a Trump Administration

Donald Trump’s election comes at a time where the world needs more engagement in climate policy, not less. Here are some impacts we expect to see, along with the efforts we’ll need to see from the business and financial sector to counter-balance the expected scaling back of U.S. engagement.

On the Eve of EV Chevy Bolt Rollout, GM Announces Layoffs

GM will lay off 2,000 workers at various assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan during the first quarter of next year, and will eliminated shifts at two other factories. Meanwhile, consumers keep buying larger cars; so is the automaker nervous about the rollout of its much anticipated Chevrolet Bolt.

Jellyfish, a Sustainable Source for Paper Towels and Diapers?

Cine’al, a start-up based in Tel Aviv, believes it has found a use for the jellyfish that suddenly wash ashore in massive numbers. The company dries jellyfish, turns them into a mash and then manufactures a range of products from diapers to bandages out of the material.

The Rise of Water and Energy Self-Sufficiency

The trend toward sufficiency filters all the way from the largest cities to the smallest towns as communities and businesses invest in locally-renewable water and energy.