Solar panels launched into space could soon send electricity back to Earth

Solar panels launched into space could soon send electricity back to Earth

LONGi Green Energy, the world’s largest solar company, will launch solar panels into space to test whether they can successfully operate in orbit and transmit power to Earth. The Xi’an, China-based solar giant’s recently announced project is called the LONGi Green Energy Future Energy Space Laboratory. It aims to “promote the integrated development of aerospace … Read more

Patagonia Chair: We are overthrowing capitalism by making the Earth our sole shareholder

Patagonia Chair: We are overthrowing capitalism by making the Earth our sole shareholder

For 50 years there has been a heated debate about the appropriate goals and responsibilities of business. Some share Milton Friedman’s influential view that the only responsibility of corporations is to generate profits for shareholders. Others believe that companies have broader responsibilities towards society and the environment. Lately, even state legislatures have weighed in, proposing … Read more

Ex Clif Bar, Sweet Earth execs aim to disrupt ‘tired’ canned food category

Ex Clif Bar, Sweet Earth execs aim to disrupt 'tired' canned food category

The Eureka moment for co-founders Kat Kavner (a brand and marketer who spent her formative years at Sweet Earth and Clif Bar) and Jaime Tulley (an operations expert who met Kavner at Sweet Earth) is came as they joined hordes of shoppers heading to the canning aisle to stock up on spring 2020 staples. “He … Read more

From Westeros to Middle-earth: How Autumn Shows Building Worlds and Bridges

From Westeros to Middle-earth: How Autumn Shows Building Worlds and Bridges

Big-budget sci-fi and fantasy offerings will dominate small screens in the months ahead. While the shows offer some escapism, it’s hard to avoid drawing parallels between their world-building tales and modern day issues. Whether it’s Elves versus Dwarves in Middle-earth (Amazon’s “Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” which premieres September 1) or rival … Read more