Sustainable Innovation for Business and the Planet

Sustainable Innovation for Business and the Planet

Published on January 3, 2017
The world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion people in 2050. There are already 7.3 b...

Robot Miners of the Deep

Robot Miners of the Deep

Published on September 2, 2016
By Catherine Bolgar A combination of technological advances, from such unrelated fields as smar...

New frontiers and costs of recycling

New frontiers and costs of recycling

Published on February 21, 2016
Written by Catherine Bolgar Are we recycling all we could? Organic waste, such as food scraps a...

How can technology protect natural resources?

How can technology protect natural resources?

Published on January 26, 2016
In recent years, due to growth in places like China and India and increasing urbanization, dema...

Harvesting data to feed the world

Harvesting data to feed the world

Published on October 12, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar   In the 1950s and ‘60s, the green revolution sharply increase...

Sewers paved with gold

Sewers paved with gold

Published on August 4, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar The future gold rush might be to a sewer near you. Municipal sewage...

Test tube transport: the Hyperloop nears reality

Test tube transport: the Hyperloop nears reality

Published on May 7, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar, in association with WSJ custom studios   Imagine traveling in...

Green design brings nature into the urban jungle

Green design brings nature into the urban jungle

Published on December 5, 2014
Written by Catherine Bolgar* A jungle is green and leafy, and the urban jungle should be the sa...

Storage is the key to next generation energy

Storage is the key to next generation energy

Published on November 25, 2014
Written by Catherine Bolgar* The linchpin in making sustainable energy mainstream is power stor...

More Power to Electric Vehicles

More Power to Electric Vehicles

Published on November 14, 2014
Written by Catherine Bolgar* In some ways, the car of the future is a blast from the past. The ...