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China is beating the world on yet another climate technology — Quartz

In July 2021, UK-based oil major Shell made a splash when it switched on a 10-megawatt facility to produce hydrogen from renewable energy, the largest in Europe. “Green” hydrogen, as it’s called, is rare today, but is poised to be essential in the climate-proofed economy to replace fossil fuels in agriculture, shipping, and heavy industry. […]

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Is climate tech the hottest corner of the VC business in the 2020s?

This is an excerpt from “Climatenomics: Washington, Wall Street, and the Economic Battle to Save Our Planet” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2022). Reprinted by permission of the publisher. While government policies and leadership from Washington can help accelerate change, there’s another place that can accelerate change much faster: Silicon Valley. In 2003, as a national technology […]

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Technology will not solve the problem of climate change

The writer is professor of engineering and the environment at the University of Cambridge COP26 was a triumph for the high-emitting sectors, but a disastrous failure for the billions of people who will suffer, including from famine and starvation in countries around the equator, as a consequence of global warming. The climate summit in Glasgow was […]

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Qatar Foundation, Rolls-Royce partner in climate tech business, aim to create 10,000 jobs

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The Qatar Foundation and Rolls-Royce will partner on climate technology research and development, eyeing the creation of 10,000 jobs.  The memorandum of understanding covers R&D, accelerator activities and venture capital funding, the companies said, adding that at least 10,000 climate-tech jobs will be generated by 2040.  The collaboration plans […]

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