Here’s why climate policies don’t really kill jobs | GreenBiz
Garth Heutel, Associate Professor of Economics at Georgia State University, argues the impact of environmental regulations on jobs is marginal at best - and positive for adjacent and disruptive industries.
A Business Model for Sustainability by Paul Polman – Project Syndicate
Unilever has done much to transform into a sustainable business. Outgoing CEO Paul Polman reflects on successes, lessons and the work still to be done.
California is requiring solar panels on all new houses: here’s what that means – The Verge
Adding renewable generation to every new home might make them more expensive to build, but are there longer term benefits and savings that could make it a better investment?
Seaweed could make cows burp less methane and cut their carbon hoofprint – MIT Technology Review
Cattle are a significant contributor to greenhouse gasses. Could a change in their diet reduce their environmental impact?
How businesses can achieve environmental sustainability – CEO Magazine
Building an environmentally sustainable business is high on the agenda for every responsible CEO. Consumer activism and a recognition of the harm business can do is driving this, but how do you achieve a sustainable balance?
China set to triple its ethanol production capacity: government researcher – Reuters
In 2020 China will require petrol to be blended with Ethanol to create a cleaner fuel. That will require a massive increase in its production capacity, or it will remain a big buyer of Brazilian and US products.
India’s renewable energy dream needs to be realistic, can’t just follow Western countries – The Financial Express
The opportunities for the renewable industry are huge. Following a Western model to capitalise on them may not be the best way for India to take a dominant position.
“More science fiction” needed to save planet earth in anthropocene – Dezeen
Creating a "Mission to Mars" stimulates the kind of thinking needed to solve more local problems, argued panelists at Dezeen's "Good Design for a Bad World".
Hotel to operate on battery power in Edinburgh – BBC News
UK gets first "battery powered" hotel. Sadly, this isn't a fully renewable site as the battery is charged from the National Grid and it'll only run for a few hours each day.
‘Ditch cling film and switch to soap’: 10 easy ways to reduce your plastics use in 2019 | The Guardian
Reducing your contribution to plastic pollution needn't be difficult. Sandra Laville suggests 10 relatively easy ways you can help.