The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) is generating questions about the viability of the clean energy companies it financed, as the bank had long been a favorite of renewable startups because of its understanding of the clean tech marketplace and clean tech-focused financing tools.
The renewable energy movement still has ways to go to meet the ambitious climate goals set by the Biden Administration. But, we celebrate wins where we can. The U.S. currently produces the world’s second-highest amount of solar power, lagging only behind China. As of the end of 2021, the U.S. had produced 95,209 megawatts (MW) […]
People have been immigrating to the United States for decades in pursuit of the “American Dream.” Immigrants may only make up 13% of the U.S. population, but they comprise 16% of the workforce.1 While immigrant workers can be found in all sectors, they’re particularly prevalent in fields that are helping to drive clean energy technology […]
After 60 years, Sprite, the popular lemon-lime soda from Coca-Cola, is getting a new look. The revamp? Swapping from its translucent green bottle to a clear bottle, at least in North America. Coca-Cola says the reason for the switch is to increase recyclability of the soda bottles, but critics note that it’s not the color of the bottle that is the problem. It’s the fact that the bottles are still single-use plastic.
A wind power technician works on an offshore turbine. Photo credit: Monty Rakusen / Image Source / Getty Images The future of the American energy sector isn’t a coal miner with soot on their nose. It’s a wind turbine technician hoisted hundreds of feet above ocean waves, greasing rotor blades. By 2050, renewable resources are […]
The European Commission has drafted a proposal that would label some nuclear and natural gas projects as “green” as the EU attempts to transition away from fossil fuels. The proposal, released Saturday, would set specific criteria for what conditions would allow a project to be classified as a sustainable investment.
When you hit search on Google, you’ve certainly come across paid listings at the top of the search engine results page. But who is placing these advertisements that display so prominently when internet users type in specific keywords or phrases? As an investigation by The Guardian and InfluenceMap has found, fossil fuel companies make up a key portion of these ad buyers.
Veganuary is a challenge that encourages people to follow a vegan diet for the first month of a new year. Each year, more and more people participate. This year, some major businesses are getting involved too, setting a promising example for a future with less meat.