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Exxon launched a $3 billion effort focused on lowering its emissions after investors pressured the oil giant to address climate change

Exxon launched a $3 billion effort focused on lowering its emissions after investors pressured the oil giant to address climate change

Exxon launched a $3 billion effort focused on lowering its emissions after investors pressured the oil giant to address climate changeExxon Mobil, the largest US oil company, announced recently that it was forming a new business focused on low-emissions technologies including carbon capture. The announcement follows reports that investors with more than $2 trillion in assets are pressing the…

BladeBUG robot automates wind industry

BladeBUG robot automates wind industry

BladeBUG: Advanced Robot How can advanced robotics transform operations at offshore wind farms and reduce costs and maximize the useful life of the turbines? Whilst working as a turbine blade engineer BladeBUG founder, Chris Cieslak, became convinced that advanced robotics could transform operations at offshore wind farms, reducing costs and maximizing asset lifetimes. Robots and humans…

Peter Fisk’s Trends for the 2020s

Peter Fisk’s Trends for the 2020s

It’s undeniable that 2020s will be a transformative decade that will “change every business, every community, every life.” Peter Fisk writes that “the changes in technology, and as a result in business and society, will be rapid, dramatic and profound.” The emerging themes are about changing societies, driven and accelerated by new technology. Fisk is…

Solid State Batteries

Solid State Batteries

TechnologyIt’s to surprise that technology is forever changing, adapting, and advancing.  QuantumScape. Ever heard of it? It’s a battery startup that despite not yet reporting any revenue, is still projected to have a $44 billion market value. The company, backed by both Volkswagen and Bill Gates, now has a market value greater than Ford.  Solid-state…

What’s great about green infrastructure?

What’s great about green infrastructure?

What’s great about green infrastructure? We hear a lot about infrastructure these days as our government debates economic stimulus spending. Green infrastructure is smart! It can entail green parking, green roofs, bioswales, rain gardens, rainwater harvesting, urban tree canopies, and permeable pavements. “Green infrastructure” is a catch-all term that refers to using plant-based infrastructure to…

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