IBM plans to produce net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2030

IBM’s operations won’t produce greenhouse emissions by the end of the decade. That’s the goal of the company’s latest climate pledge, in which, unlike some other companies,…

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China is launching a public data platform to name and shame polluters

China is trying a new strategy to deal with companies that break pollution rules: wield their data against them. Reuters reports that China is launching a data…

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Boeing wants all its aircraft to fly on sustainable fuels by 2030

Boeing has vowed to make flights using its planes more eco-friendly within the next decade: The aviation titan has announced its commitment to make sure its planes…

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Elon Musk announces $100 million prize for new carbon capture tech

Things we already know: The world is growing uncomfortably warm due to humanity’s insistence on burning fossil fuels. Elon Musk is currently the wealthiest human on the…

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The US will rejoin the Paris climate change agreement

With the third executive order of his new administration, President Joe Biden said the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement. Initially finalized in 2015, the climate change…

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NASA says 2020 tied 2016 for the warmest year on record

Depending on what group of scientists you ask, 2020 was either tied or second only to 2016 as the warmest year on record. Measuring against a baseline…

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UN urges a push toward low-carbon tech to avoid a climate catastrophe

The world is on a collision course towards a catastrophic 3 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures. That’s the primary finding of the United Nations’ 2020 Emissions…

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XPrize launches a $15 million contest to develop alternative meats

Just one week after Singapore became the first country in the world to approve the sale of lab-grown meat, XPrize has announced a new competition to foster…

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Hitting the Books: How autonomous EVs could help solve climate change

Climate change is far and away the greatest threat of the modern human era — a crisis that will only get worse the longer we dither —…

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GM pulls out of Trump administration’s fuel emissions lawsuit in California

General Motors won’t support the Trump administration’s attempts to strip California of the right to set its own fuel emissions standard. In a letter obtained by The…

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