Are enough people taking the climate threat seriously that a startup focused on wildfire management could succeed? The answer appears to be yes.
The 3-year-old venture capital firm raised more money than it expected for its second fund, suggesting that limited partners are warming to climate tech.
Today, membrane gas separation represents a relatively small part of the market. But with calls to decarbonize heavy industry, that could change.
Everything from materials to manufacturing and distribution leaves a carbon footprint, and not all vendors report their emissions.
Three investors shared their perspectives on what’s changed, what’s working today, and what advice they’re giving founders at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt.
Plenty of companies sell carbon credits, but Rick Fox wants to use them to help lower the cost of acquiring a home made of Partanna’s concrete blocks.
The startup’s smart mailers are reusable dozens of times, reducing the carbon footprint by 90% compared with cardboard boxes.
The White House is launching a training program that promises to prepare 20,000 people for a range of jobs across climate tech and ecosystem restoration.
Heavy industry relies on fossil fuels not just for power, but heat. Thermal batteries could help make electrification a reality for those companies.
Apple has made some bold claims about its environmental impact. Can the new Series 9 watch live up to them?
The company is building an AI-enabled data platform for companies that want to know more about the carbon credits they buy.
In addition to the usual spec bumps and new bands, Apple had another announcement to make at the launch of its Series 9 Watch.
What follows are our favorites from the first day’s pitches, listed in no particular order.
AI is nothing new in the recycling industry, but Refiberd’s approach appears to break fresh ground both in its application to textile recycling and hyperspectral imagery.
If the 2020s are going to be the decade of AI, then the 2030s could be the decade of fusion power. That is, if the sector’s startups are able to deliver.
Advanced Ionics hopes its more efficient approach to using electrolysis will give it an unfair advantage in producing hydrogen.
Capital is pouring into the sector at an opportune time, as fusion power startups can now make rapid gains thanks to a convergence of factors.
For automakers and their suppliers, the advantages would be significant.
JPMorgan Chase doesn’t have the best reputation in the climate sector. But there’s some evidence to suggest the bank is turning a corner.
Latest room-temperature superconductor claims offer a lesson in how to spot sketchy science.