Green Technology

The Largest Wind Turbine Manufacturer in the World

In our article on how “Wind Power Quietly Leads Solar Power,” we talked about how onshore wind has become the first renewable energy source to beat conventional carbon-based energy generation on price. That’s according to investment bank Lazard which looked at the “Levelized Cost of Energy” which subtracts all subsidies and penalties from the equation to truly compare apples […]

The Economics of Container Farming in Nauru

People from countries we refer to as frontier markets must roll their eyes when some people in America talk about how “oppressed” they are. The same people complaining about how bad it is in the States probably think Africa is a country when in fact it’s 54 countries. A lot of Africans actually are oppressed because about half of […]

The Moonshot Promise of Fusion Energy

They say that the most compelling investment offering combines some sort of impending doom with the promise of abnormally large returns and – this next part is important – you’ll be one of the select few who saw it coming. As you sip dry martinis on the upper deck of your Benetti FB 277, all […]

8 Canadian Agtech Startups Helping Farmers Grow

Canada’s 37 million people (that’s less than the state of California at 40 million) reside in the second biggest country in the world by landmass (Russia is the biggest) which means there’s a lot of room to grow things. Holding the title of the 5th largest agricultural exporter in the world overall, Canada is the world’s […]

5 Startups Improving Crop Yield Forecasting

It’s rare to find someone truly fascinated by the study of finance. Most people suffer through dreadfully boring topics like “the efficient frontier” or the “capital asset pricing model” because they want to make large amounts of money telling more successful people what to do with their money. One often debated statement you’ll come across […]

9 Alternative Seafood Companies Saving the Oceans

We recently wrote about how plastic is choking our oceans and the different green packaging technologies being developed to wean us away from petroleum-based products. While we hope we can turn the tide, there’s already an estimated 5.25 trillion plastic particles currently circulating in the world’s oceans, and scientists are only now studying the potential […]

9 Green Packaging Solutions for Reducing Plastic Waste

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. There are about 7.7 billion of us consuming our faces off, so if there’s a heap of gold somewhere, we haven’t found it. What we have found are giant swirling patches of garbage in the Pacific Ocean and microplastics throughout the food web – and in […]

7 Brazilian Agriculture Technology Startups

In 2018, Brazil had over 230 million cows chewing their cuds – about 22% of the 1.02 billion cows living on this planet – and consequently was the world’s largest exporter of beef that year. They’re not just a world leader in the production of beef, but also coffee (around 37% of global total), sugar (almost 20% of the global […]

Should Social Media Data be Used for ESG Investing?

You have to beat the system to change it. In today’s capitalist society, this means climbing the ladder alongside the rest of the grunts and accumulating wealth that you can use to change the world. It’s a far more effective strategy than waving a hand-painted sign around while chanting slogans. Another way to help change […]