General Electric: Power equipment and aircraft engines that are the building blocks of a sustainable future
General Electric technology helps generate about 30% of the world’s electricity. Every two seconds or so an airplane powered by GE’s or its partners’ engines lifts off from an airport somewhere on the globe. That kind of industrial reach puts GE in a position to have an outsized impact on sustainability.
“The GE team is excited […]
Five years ago, Qualcomm was larger than Nvidia. However, in the last several years Nvidia rode the AI growth wave, becoming the third-largest corporation in the U.S. by market capitalization.
Alexander Kurov, West Virginia University
The S&P 500 stock index topped 5,000 for the first time on Feb. 9, 2024, exciting some investors and garnering a flurry of media coverage. The Conversation asked Alexander Kurov, a financial markets scholar, to explain what stock indexes are and to say whether this kind of milestone is a big […]
Naomi Davis won’t lose her faith in the earth. At a recent community meeting in Chicago’s South Side she wanted to drive the point home — that the city’s Black community will not be left out of the new, emerging green economy.
To do it, she’s betting on energy trapped deep below the surface of […]
Investors face a host of crosscurrents in the stock market and in the economy. Stock indexes are at record highs while economists debate the possibilities of recession. The Federal Reserve seems poised to cut interest rates but inflation remains a nagging presence. Two wars are being waged in Ukraine and Gaza as dozens of elections […]
Discover: AT&T Inc. entered a pact this week with L&T Technology Services aimed at curbing global emissions. Both companies will combine their resources and expertise in a collaboration aimed at developing advanced solutions to significantly minimize environmental impact. Read more: Microsoft’s AI-based sustainability platform.
Inspire: “As we work towards achieving the gigaton goal, we know that it’s […]
Central Appalachia is home to the third-largest concentration of forest carbon offsets traded on the California carbon market. But while these projects bring new investments to Appalachia, most people in Appalachia are not benefiting.
The effect of this new economic activity is evident in the Clearfork Valley, a forested region of steep hills and meandering […]
The Inflation Reduction Act, the 2021 U.S. climate law abbreviated IRA, primarily reduces emissions through financial incentives, rather than binding rules. But in addition to all its well-known carrots, lawmakers quietly included a smaller number of sticks — particularly when it comes to the potent greenhouse gas methane, which has proven to be a […]
Discover: During the “Mining Unearthed: Navigating the Ore of Innovation” virtual event, Miles Rideout, vice president of exploration at Argentina Lithium and Energy Corp., shed light on the company’s mission. Operating from Vancouver and focusing on Northwest Argentina, the firm delves into lithium brine deposits.
Rideout stated, “We’re focused on exploring and then developing lithium brine deposits in […]
U.S. stocks are holding steady so far in February, but there are important shifts happening underneath the surface you should know about.
As I write, the S&P 500 has surged about 15% since November 1. That’s roughly two years’ worth of average gains squeezed into three months. Markets got too hot, and I think we’re due […]