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commercial real estate
Juan Fajardo Juan Fajardo has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on September 15, 2021

ESG Analytics Startup Measurabl Closes $50 mln Series C Funding Round

Measurabl, a California-based environmental, social, governance (ESG) analytics startup, has closed a $50 million Series C funding round to expand its data management solutions for commercial real estate. The funding round was led by Energy Impact Partners and counted with participation from LPC Ventures, Starwood Capital, S&P Global, Sway Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, Constellation Technology Ventures, […]

Recycled plastic
Sandra Ponce de Leon
on August 31, 2021

Waste to Energy: A New Way to Think About Plastic Waste

It’s time we rethink our relationship with waste and specifically plastic. Once upon a time, not so long ago, we could see only the revolutionary nature of the material. We didn’t see it as “forever garbage” deposited on every corner of the Earth. Back then we didn’t understand the dangers of microplastics (fragments of plastic […]

91% of plastics aren't recycled
Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on June 10, 2021

91% of plastics are not recycled – this company wants to change that

Plastics. Along with pineapple on a pizza, Monday mornings, and people that remove their shoes and socks on flights, it is one of the most universally disliked things on planet Earth. Unlike those other first-world problems, the ecological cost of plastic is significant, and incredibly damaging to our collective, Sun-orbiting home. The majority of plastics […]

ocean action grit daily
Sandra Ponce de Leon
on June 8, 2021

Inspiring Passion and Action for our Ocean

While June 8 is officially designated World Oceans Day, it’s important to note that there is in fact only one ocean, an interconnected, swirling current of diverse and rich ecosystems. Every day should be considered World Ocean Day, filled with wonder, appreciation, and action for our Ocean. Humanity’s very existence is dependent on a healthy […]

Biomicrogel group pollution
Stewart Rogers Stewart Rogers has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
on April 22, 2021

Biomicrogel Group raises $13m to save nature from pollution

Pollution is a killer. Affecting over 100 million people, it is as deadly to humans as global diseases like malaria. And for nature, it’s a disaster. Over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 sea mammals are killed by pollution every year. Biomicrogel Group, an environmental biotech company, has raised $13 million to bring their products to […]

modern energy market
Brian Wallace
on April 4, 2021

Vanadium Redox Flow Battery: What’s Next in Renewable Energy

By 2025, the global market for renewable energy will reach $1.5 trillion.  That is major growth from where the industry was in 2019, when solar and wind energy generated $18.7 billion and $14 billion in respective investments.  In that year, renewable energy powered millions of homes and hundreds of thousands of jobs, a figure likely […]

Ron MacDonald
on February 26, 2021

The Role of Energy Storage in a Net-Zero Emissions Economy

To reach President Biden's goal of a net-zero emissions economy, America requires resilient, efficient and affordable grids.

new usps trucks
Lexi Jones
on February 25, 2021

Explaining The Bizarre New USPS Trucks

By now, everyone probably knows that new USPS trucks will hit the streets with a refreshed design in the coming years. But while some like or do not mind the upgrade, others are not fans of it at all. The New Design The United States Postal Service first announced the new trucks in a press […]

climate change
Julia Sachs
on February 22, 2021

Climate Change Experts Speak On The Texas Snow Crisis

The snow crisis in Texas started off as only an exciting weather anomaly that would treat millions of Texans to the winter snow that had been so heavy around the northern parts of the United States in recent weeks. The state seldom sees snow, and freezing temperatures hardly last long enough to see the snow […]

jaguar going all electric by 2025
Lexi Jones
on February 17, 2021

Jaguar Is Going All Electric By 2025, Prompting New Discourse On Renewables

British car brand Jaguar announced new plans to become all electric by 2025. The automaker said that it will undergo a “renaissance” to emerge as a pure electric luxury brand. Thierry Bolloré, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, also revealed the company’s newest, global strategy: Reimagine. Bolloré described the strategy as one “designed to create a […]

recompose human compost
Lexi Jones
on February 1, 2021

A Funeral Home Is Now Letting You Turn Yourself Into Human Compost

Everyone knows that death is inevitable and no one stays alive forever. Sometimes, you might even think about how you would want to go after you pass on: cremation or buried in a coffin. But now, a new, Washington-based funeral home gives you the option to turn yourself into human compost after you die. Recompose […]

GM
Lexi Jones
on January 29, 2021

GM Will Phase Out Gas By 2035

General Motors announced that it will completely phase out vehicles that use gasoline or diesel fuel by 2035. By that time, GM hopes to have an all-electric fleet of vehicles and will also work to become carbon-neutral by 2040. GM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra made the announcement Thursday, about a week after […]

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