Tag Archives: Environment

Elon Musk’s SpaceX could spin off Starlink in IPO by 2025: Analysts

Elon Musk said Friday that SpaceX cannot continue fund Starlink terminals in Ukraine “indefinitely” in light of the cost. However, Musk, who is also CEO of electric car company Tesla, he said Saturday that SpaceX will keep funding the Ukrainian government “for free” even though Starlink is “still losing money.” …

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Apple iPhone maker Foxconn says it wants to make cars for Tesla

Young Liu, chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, speaks in front of a Model C electric vehicle during an event in Taipei, Taiwan, on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. Liu said he hopes one day that Foxconn can make cars for Tesla. I-Hwa Cheng | Bloomberg | Getty Images Foxconn, the biggest …

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BYD shares jump after Chinese EV maker forecasts surging profits

Warren Buffett-backed BYD said it expects a more than 300% jump in third-quarter profit. Despite headwinds including a resurgence of Covid in China, rising material costs and a slowing economy, BYD has remained fairly resilient. Nathan Laine | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Chinese electric carmaker BYD rose Tuesday …

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sunlight reflection, risks and benefits

Full frame sun, Climate change, Heatwave hot sun, Global warming from the sun and burning Chuchart Duangdaw | Moment | Getty Images The White House is coordinating a five-year research plan to study ways of modifying the amount of sunlight that reaches the earth to temper the effects of global …

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We don’t back companies that use carbon offsets

Zachary Bogue, co-managing partner for Data Collective LLC, speaks during the Future of Innovation: Spotlight on Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The market for AI technologies is estimated to generate more than $60 billion in productivity improvements for U.S. businesses annually. Bloomberg …

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DCVC’s Zack Bogue latest green bets: Micro-nuclear, water, geothermal

Zachary Bogue, co-managing partner for Data Collective LLC, speaks during the Future of Innovation: Spotlight on Artificial Intelligence Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The market for AI technologies is estimated to generate more than $60 billion in productivity improvements for U.S. businesses annually. Bloomberg …

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Joby Aviation can’t hit production targets on time: short report

A Joby Aviation Air Taxi is seen outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of their listing in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 11, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Joby Aviation, which is developing quiet, clean electric aircraft, has tantalized shareholders with plans to launch an Uber-like …

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You’ll never solve climate change with degrowth

Climate change is being fueled by the release of greenhouse gas emissions and those emissions are coming from every sector of the global economy: Electricity, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, industrial processes. Collectively, greenhouse gas emissions have generally been climbing for decades. Activists often advocate using less and consuming less as one …

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Climate Club to help employees track emissions; Facebook a customer

Adam Braun and Philip Charm, co-founders of Climate Club Photographer is Bonnie Rae Mills, photo courtesy Adam Braun Adam Braun’s first two entrepreneurial ventures had to do with education. First, he launched Pencils of Promise in 2008, a nonprofit organization that has started more than 500 schools in Ghana, Guatemala, …

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Feds commit $50 million to for-profit nuclear fusion companies

A picture shows the winding facility for the construction of poloidal field coils which will be part of the magnetic system that will contribute to confine and model plasma during the launch of the assembly stage of nuclear fusion machine “Tokamak” of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in Saint-Paul-les-Durance, …

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