That large-scale universal quantum computers could break widely used encryption methods is well known, but what was once seen as a distant, even theoretical, problem is now driving the latest technology race.
The steel sector, which is accountable for an estimated 7-9 per cent of global carbon emissions, has set its sights on decarbonisation, having already reached its first technological breakthrough. While greening this high-carbon-intensity commodity is no easy feat, its progress could provide a blueprint for other comparable commodities.
ARTICLE: Raconteur/The Times – How Europe’s new carbon adjustment mechanism will impact global infrastructure
The transitional phase of a radical new carbon emissions policy will begin in the European Union next year with major impacts expected for infrastructure, both inside and outside the bloc. What should firms expect?
The new space economy has arrived. From universal communications to space tourism and printing organs in zero gravity […]
Building an offshore grid in the North Sea can boost Europe’s energy independence, while lowering costs and reducing the environmental impact. But it won’t be easy
The Digital Services Act package is first-of-its-kind regulation delivered by the EU to rein in Big Tech. What impact is it expected to have?
Can the wind power sector be seen as green if huge amounts of plastic from defunct wind turbines […]
As leaders finally grasp the gravity of the plastic pollution problem, new efforts are being made to build […]
Standard metrics of national wealth don’t account for the environmental costs of economic growth. Could the adoption of […]
INTERVIEW: Raconteur/ The Times – Compassionate CEO: Paul Polman on repaying business’s debt to society
Unilever’s former boss wants to transform the private sector by persuading all corporate leaders to create purpose-driven enterprises. […]