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PR Firms Have a PR Problem… with Climate Change

18 Feb , 2022  

Brian McCowan, Zondits staff, 2/18/2022 The business news outlet CNBC is reporting that PR firms are being pressured to change their strategies regarding climate change and their efforts in support of the fossil fuel industry. An article published on CNBC.com this February makes the case that although PR firms prefer to remain in the background, […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

Carbon Dioxide Utilized in New Role in Chemical Industry

6 May , 2020  

This article was originally published on processinddustryinformer.com on April 30, 2020. VTT and its business partners have launched a two-year project to develop a concept for a process to capture and utilise carbon dioxide. The aim is to utilise the carbon dioxide produced during bioenergy production as a raw material for specialty chemicals. As certain […]

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Finance, Markets & Business

Bank Sustainably and Invest in a Greener Planet

7 Feb , 2020  

Written by Elihu Dietz, ERS As the connection between fossil fuels and financing becomes more widely appreciated, retail banking customers are asking more questions – specifically about how their money may be supporting companies that are contributing the most to global warming. This recent New York Times op-ed gives a nice breakdown of this movement, and […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

US Energy Consumption Hits Record High in 2018

16 Apr , 2019  

energy consumption

Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017.

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Emerging Technology, Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Climeworks Could Become a Profitable Carbon Remover

1 Mar , 2016  

Those Bubbles in Your Soda May Someday Help Save the Planet Bloomberg Business, February 21, 2016. Image credit: Spiff Climeworks AG is not the first company to figure out how to suck carbon dioxide out of the air. It may become the first to make money from it at an industrial scale. The Swiss company plans […]

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