DHL and Prada Take Flight on Sustainable Path with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

DHL Global Forwarding announces the first investment of the Prada Group in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) credits, utilizing DHL Global Forwarding’s GoGreen Plus service. By leveraging sustainable fuels, DHL Global Forwarding is able to support customers in effectively reducing their transport emissions from air freight. Already in 2023, the partnership with DHL allowed Prada Group […]

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US EPA Finalizes Rule on Cutting Chemical Plant Pollution

Final rule will reduce the number of people with elevated cancer risk by 96% in communities near plants that emit ethylene oxide and chloroprene, advancing President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule that will significantly reduce toxic air pollution from chemical plants, including ethylene oxide and chloroprene. EPA’s […]

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Ascend Elements, Elemental Strategic Metals Establish AE Elemental, an European EV Battery Recycling Venture

Elemental Strategic Metals of Zawiercie, Poland and Ascend Elements of Westborough, Mass., today announced the formation of AE Elemental, a joint venture based in Zawiercie, Poland. Together, the companies will jointly own (50/50) and operate a newly constructed, best-in-class electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling facility in Zawiercie, Poland. The state-of-the-art facility will disassemble, discharge and shred EV batteries […]

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Woodside Energy’s Angel CCS Joint Venture firm to study carbon capture at Yara Pilbara operations

The Angel CCS Joint Venture will collaborate with Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd (Yara Pilbara) to study the feasibility of using carbon capture and storage to decarbonise Yara Pilbara’s existing operations near Karratha in Western Australia. The Woodside Energy-operated Angel CCS Joint Venture is proposing to develop a large-scale, multi-user CCS hub with the potential […]

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‘Harvard Thinking’: Facing death with dignity

Health ‘Harvard Thinking’: Facing death with dignity In podcast episode, a chaplain, a bioethicist, and a doctor talk about end-of-life care March 27, 2024 long read Nothing is certain except death and taxes. Yet when it comes to death, trying to avoid that certainty has created a culture of discomfort and poor care when it […]

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BII and Idemitsu Collaborate with Skye Renewables to Drive Decarbonisation in South-East Asia

A joint investment from BII and Idemitsu will support the renewable energy platform’s target to build over 300 MW of greenfield solar power capacity for commercial and industrial customers in the region. The solar projects are expected to help displace consumption of on-grid electricity and avoid 270,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. British International Investment […]

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Advancing Global Flood Forecasting with AI: Google Research’s Breakthrough

A recent study published in Nature highlights Google Research’s groundbreaking work in utilizing AI for accurate river flood prediction. This translates to up to 7 days’ warning for people in over 80 countries, including those lacking robust data infrastructure. Floods, the most common natural disaster, can have devastating consequences. Google’s AI-powered solution empowers communities to […]

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Lower Snake River Dams Found to Generate Methane Emissions, Contrary to Clean Energy Assumptions

Report Reveals Snake River Dams Annually Spew 1.8M Metric Tons of Carbon Emissions New science on the four Lower Snake River dams is in and it disproves claims that hydropower is clean energy. A new report finds these dams are not a source of green, zero-carbon energy, but rather a major source of the heat-trapping […]

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Menopause depression risk has been exaggerated

Health Menopause depression risk has been exaggerated Some groups are more vulnerable but symptoms far from universal, review finds BWH Communications March 11, 2024 4 min read Menopause has long been thought to cause psychological distress, but a new research review suggests that this idea is misleading. The review, written by experts from Harvard-affiliated Brigham […]

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Carlyle Appoints Jeff Currie as Chief Strategy Officer of Energy Pathways

Global investment firm Carlyle announced the appointment of Jeff Currie as Chief Strategy Officer of Energy Pathways, effective immediately.  Currie is a seasoned economist and the former Global Head of Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs, where he helped to build their commodities business. During his nearly three decades at the firm, Currie became one of […]

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