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Food Waste Opportunities

Food Waste Opportunities

Between 33-50% of all food produced globally is never eaten, and the value of this wasted food is worth over $1 trillion.

Greenhouse Gases: Source of Grave Concern Worldwide

Greenhouse Gases: Source of Grave Concern Worldwide

While some argue that global warming is a natural process and that there have always been greenhouse gases, the amount of gases in the atmosphere has skyrocketed in recent history.

Renewable Energy in Additions of New Electric Capacity

Renewable Energy in Additions of New Electric Capacity

Utilities demonstrated strong “voluntary demand” in renewable energy as opposed to the demand driven by policy mandates we’ve seen in the past.

Environmental Concerns Amidst Industrialisation

Environmental Concerns Amidst Industrialisation

Compelling countries to pursue environmental goals is important, and will require substantial support from other countries and the international community to compensate for the economic losses associated with reducing pollution.

The State of Our Oceans

The State of Our Oceans

Coastal waters receive a variety of land-based water pollutants, ranging from petroleum wastes to pesticides to excess sediments. Marine waters also receive wastes directly from offshore activities, such as ocean-based dumping.

Municipal Solid Waste in Asia

Municipal Solid Waste in Asia

Supporting countries to make critical solid waste management policy and planning decisions is key, but finance and implementation constraints at the local level still pose some of the biggest barriers to successful systems.

Waste Exports Post China's Waste Import Ban

Waste Exports Post China's Waste Import Ban

Until 2017, China took 51% of all plastic waste traded globally. When China shut its ports to plastic scrap imports, exporting nations soon began looking for new countries to absorb the orphaned waste. Southeast Asia is the most impacted region.

The World Needs A Significant and Concerted Transition in Energy Sources

The World Needs A Significant and Concerted Transition in Energy Sources

Balancing the challenge between development and environment is the ultimate goal of ensuring everyone has access to enough sustainable energy to maintain a high standard of living.

2018: Influx of Money for Food Waste Companies

2018: Influx of Money for Food Waste Companies

The types of companies attracting this investment vary significantly, but all have one thing in common: their products or services prevent food from going to waste. A report released by ReFED tallies $125 million of private investment in the space in the first 10 months of 2018 alone.

Energy Consumption Expected to Rise by 46 Percent by 2060

Energy Consumption Expected to Rise by 46 Percent by 2060

Across the globe, cities are growing. By 2050, the United Nations forecasts that 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, with India and China, expected to see the fastest rates of change.