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'A 2°C World Might Be Insurable, A 4°C World Certainly Would Not Be'

Henri de Castries, the CEO and Chairman of AXA, one of the world’s largest insurers, has set the bar high for institutional investors when it comes to acting on climate risk and opting for divestment. The French group has more than $1 trillion in assets under management.<p>“It is our responsibility, …

How To Design An Office For Maximizing Employee Happiness

From color and textile to closed doors, here are the strategies for encouraging flexibility and productivity.<p>You might think the proliferation of wearables and apps to analyze and optimize our every move, along with the $6 billion spent on workplace wellness initiatives, would mean that every …

There Hasn’t Been This Much Carbon in the Atmosphere for Millions of Years

So what did the climate look like back then?<p>March 2015 marked the first time that carbon dioxide levels hit 400 parts per million in Earth's atmosphere—and stayed there all month. We'd seen 400 ppm registered, albeit briefly, in previous periods. But now, it really is a 400 ppm world. And to begin …

Banning Phrases Like 'Climate Change' And 'Global Warming' Might Actually Help Florida Take Action

That's good, because they need to act fast<p>Yesterday, the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that officials in the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) were banned from using the phrases “climate change” and “global warming.”<p>The DEP is responsible for studying and …

Why People Should Want To Work At Your Company Instead Of Need To Work There

Companies as we know them today were largely started from and based on two entities. The Hudson’s Bay Company was into the business of fur trading and was founded in 1602, it grew to around 1,500 employees. The Dutch East India Company was into trade and was also founded in 1602 but grew to a …

Audi Has Successfully Made Diesel Fuel From Carbon Dioxide And Water

Carbon-neutral diesel is now a reality.<p>German car manufacturer Audi has reportedly invented a carbon-neutral diesel fuel, made solely from water, …

Carbon Dioxide

The ultimate guide to getting started in web design

Do you want to learn how to design your very first website? Perhaps you’ve designed a few and now you’d like to turn your skills into a career? This …

What Is the Future of Business? Insights From a Top Design Firm | Inc.com

What does the future hold for business? That's a tough question unless you have a time machine or a crystal ball handy. Even if you do, predicting the future is risky business because markets shift suddenly and new ideas take shape quickly. Yet, there is a strategy involved. You can look at the …

IKEA Fuels Up With Bloom Energy

Home furnishing retailer IKEA has invested in numerous on-site renewable energy projects—almost 90% of its U.S. stores use solar technology, for example, plus it is experimenting with geothermal and wind.<p>But a new contract with Bloom Energy for a site in Emeryville, California, actually represents …

Renewable Energy

The Eiffel Tower just installed wind turbines for renewable energy

Paris just made a bold step in reducing its carbon footprint. A New York design company, UGE, just installed a pair of wind turbines in the Eiffel …

Renewable Energy