Climate plan urging plant-based diet shift deleted

A research paper recommending people shift towards plant-based foods is not policy, the government says.

bbcnews
Oct. 20, 2021 ~3 min

Heat pump grants worth £5,000 to help replace gas boilers

The England and Wales grants will cover just 90,000 heat pumps out of more than 20 million households..

bbcnews
Oct. 19, 2021 ~9 min

How the climate crisis is transforming the meaning of ‘sustainability’ in business

Publicly, companies have been paying more attention to social and environmental issues, but their priority remains profit. Climate change is forcing an evolution, a business strategy expert writes.

Raz Godelnik, Assistant Professor of Strategic Design & Management, The New School • conversation
Oct. 12, 2021 ~9 min

Brands can goose their own reps by praising rivals

"You don't want to spend your media dollars talking about the competition, but there are times when it makes sense to say something nice..."

Duke U. Fuqua School of Business • futurity
Oct. 4, 2021 ~5 min

Brands can goose their own reps by praising rivals

"You don't want to spend your media dollars talking about the competition, but there are times when it makes sense to say something nice..."

Duke U. Fuqua School of Business • futurity
Oct. 4, 2021 ~5 min


Can green energy power Africa's future?

Energy access is a big issue for businesses in Africa, but can the continent go green as well?

bbcnews
Sept. 25, 2021 ~6 min

Bringing precision to musculoskeletal health

Figur8, founded by MIT alumna Nan-Wei Gong SM ’09, PhD ’13, offers a wearable sensor system to improve the diagnosis and treatment of muscle injuries.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 21, 2021 ~7 min

More companies pledge 'net-zero' emissions to fight climate change, but what does that really mean?

A growing number of countries and companies have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. But there’s a catch – they still plan to keep emitting greenhouse gases.

Amrou Awaysheh, Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Executive Director, Business Sustainability Lab, Indiana University • conversation
Sept. 20, 2021 ~7 min

Biden urges countries to slash methane emissions 30% – here's why it's crucial for protecting climate and health, and how it can pay for itself

A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.

Drew Shindell, Professor of Climate Sciences, Duke University • conversation
Sept. 17, 2021 ~10 min

Biden, EU urge 30% methane emissions cuts – a move crucial for protecting climate and health, and it can pay for itself

A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.

Drew Shindell, Professor of Climate Sciences, Duke University • conversation
Sept. 17, 2021 ~9 min

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