Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

Why Elon Musk and Tesla are banking on a Minnesota nickel mine

As automakers around the world set bold targets for vehicle electrification, many in the industry are looking to nickel — an integral component of most lithium ion batteries — as a major hurdle. While there’s enough nickel in the ground to support a major EV ramp up, there are not enough planned mining projects or … Read more

changing how cattle graze, reducing emissions

Understanding Ag teaching farmers about regenerative grazing. Photo courtesy Understanding Ag. When Gabe Brown first got into regenerative agriculture more than 25 years ago, he wasn’t trying to solve climate change. “I was just trying to keep the banker at bay and feed my family,” Brown told CNBC. Brown grew up in Bismarck, ND, and … Read more

changing how cattle graze, reducing emissions

Understanding Ag teaching farmers about regenerative grazing. Photo courtesy Understanding Ag. When Gabe Brown first got into regenerative agriculture more than 25 years ago, he wasn’t trying to solve climate change. “I was just trying to keep the banker at bay and feed my family,” Brown told CNBC. Brown grew up in Bismarck, ND, and … Read more

Four climate investors explain the new boom at CERAWeek panel

Mischa Keijser | Image Source | Getty Images Clean energy is attracting billions of dollars in investments, but as the pace and scope of the transition to a greener economy accelerates, experts say the trend is just getting started. “I think we’re early days,” Eli Aheto, managing director at BeyondNetZero, said recently at CERAWeek. “There … Read more

What higher, volatile energy prices mean for clean energy transition

Wind power in Texas. Interstate 40, Adrian, Texas Paul Harris | Archive Photos | Getty Images After Russia invaded Ukraine, energy prices spiked. US crude oil prices reached as high as $130 on March 6, the highest since July 2008. About a week later, US gasoline prices hit a record high price of $4.33 per … Read more