July 31st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
British telecom company Virgin Media announced this week that it successfully contracted for 100% renewable electricity in 2018, and committed to going a step further by joining The Climate Group's RE100 initiative
February 23rd, 2019 | by Matt Pressman
With Tesla, Elon Musk set out to accelerate the advent of sustainable energy. With solar, battery storage, and electric cars, Musk is looking (deeply) at practical clean energy solutions for the planet. He's even opened the company's patents to expedite EV adoption by others in the auto industry
November 29th, 2018 | by The Beam
Elon Musk or Richard Branson: who is winning the race to build the first Hyperloop?
November 10th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman
Elon Musk has accomplished some jaw-dropping feats at SpaceX and Tesla. Louis Sarkozy, son of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, asks (via Washington Examiner), "Should he be recognized as a capitalist example, champion of science, and hero of the environment? Yes. Is the media fawning over his countless moral deeds and wishing him success in his progressive endeavors? No. Rather, he is constantly berated, belittled, and criticized for trivial reasons."
August 14th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
An impressive coalition made up of 26 Caribbean nations, more than 40 private sector giants, 8-time Olympic gold medal winner Usain Bolt, and global music superstar Sean Paul are combining to launch the $1 billion Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator intended to make the region the world's first climate-smart zone.
August 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
BMR Energy, a clean energy company purchased by English business magnate Richard Branson's Virgin Group in 2016, has this week stepped in to acquire a 4 megawatt (MW) solar plant on the Caribbean island of St. Croix which was damaged by Hurricane Maria in September of 2017 and which has been running below 45% capacity ever since
December 19th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Virgin Hyperloop One set a new speed record recently, got $50 million in new financing, and made Richard Branson chairman of the board.
October 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Richard Branson and Virgin Group have invested in Hyperloop One. Branson expects to have a system completed in less than 5 years.
September 11th, 2017 | by Derek Markham
When meat can be grown in a lab from cell cultures, not in an animal's body, is it still meat? Arguably yes, it's still meat, but it might also be the "clean meat" that promises a lower-carbon diet without having to go vegetarian.
July 4th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The upcoming Formula E doubleheader race weekend in New York City on July 15th and 16th will see celebrity billionaire Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group, present as a reserve driver for the DS Virgin Racing team
May 13th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna
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December 13th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
The Breakthrough Energy Coalition just launched its new Ventures fund, which is a direct challenge to Trump's emerging policies for Russia and China
July 17th, 2016 | by James Ayre
The prominent and outspoken Virgin Group founder Richard Branson was recently quoted as saying that he suspected that 15 years [&hellip
November 23rd, 2015 | by Cynthia Shahan
Richard Branson and other notable business leaders were signatories of a definitive letter of climate action directed to heads of state. Specifically, [&hellip
November 21st, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on LinkedIn. By Roger Atkins In simple, blunt terms — they can all kill you. Not everyone, everywhere, [&hellip
October 27th, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
Originally published on Solar Love The UK Government has launched its Energy Africa campaign, in an effort to accelerate the [&hellip
June 8th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
While everyone shares the risk of climate changing, one of the most vulnerable groups on earth is the people who [&hellip
March 25th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan
Get your clean transport fixin’s here (after scrolling through our own clean transport stories): Tesla Motors White Tesla Model X In Palo [&hellip
March 9th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel
Originally published on 1Sun4All. Solar Impulse 2 has successfully departed Abu Dhabi on the first leg of the attempt to circumnavigate the globe — [&hellip
March 8th, 2015 | by Amber Archangel
Originally published on 1Sun4All. In advance of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) taking to the skies over Abu Dhabi in route to Muscat, [&hellip