Whatever Happened to the VC-Backed Startup Class of 2010?


Remember 2010? Since it’s hard to put a value on these private companies, it’s difficult to assess where their venture capital investors stand in terms of recouping their investments since 2010.

IFC has sunk US$1.8 billion into factory farming operations since 2010


While the World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) says the investments create jobs and reduce poverty, critics contend they harm the environment and concentrate profits into the hands of a small few


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Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources 2010 - 2018

Green Market Oracle

Here is a year by year summary of GMO's Green School Series from 2010 to 2018 which includes links to articles covering everything you need to know about sustainable academics, student eco-initiatives, green school buildings, and college rankings as well as a wide range of related information and resources. The 2010 Edition of The GMO's Green School Series In the first installment of the GMO's Green School Series there are a total of 60 articles.

Super-charged battery market logs 87 per cent price drop since 2010

Business Green

Analysts predict battery market will be worth $116bn a year by 2030

Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources 2010 - 2019

Green Market Oracle

GMO's Green School Series - 2010 Edition In the first installment of the GMO's Green School Series there are a total of 60 articles. Click here to access the 2010 edition of The GMO's Green School Series. In 2019 the Green Market Oracle (GMO) is reprising its annual Green School Series.

Biggest environmental news stories of the decade

Inhabitat - Innovation

As we begin a new decade, we’re taking a look over the biggest environmental news stories since 2010


Impact BioEnergy Wins King County’s Exporting Small Business of the Year Award

CleanTech Alliance

Census Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 71,070 non-farm firms with employees in King County during 2010, and 95% of these had 50 or fewer employees. Source: King County, September 27, 2019 The U.S. The challenges to operating a small business are infinite and often daunting, but the collective contributions of small businesses are […]. Industry News Member News


World gets F on Aichi biodiversity report card

Inhabitat - Innovation

In 2010, representatives from 194 countries met in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, and agreed on 20 biodiversity targets to reach in the next decade. Ten years later, the signatories have fallen far short

Wind and Solar Increase Market Share Ten-Fold in the Past Decade


in 2010 to 6.1% The market share for wind turbines and solar panels in Canada's electricity mix has jumped ten-fold in the past decade, from 0.6% last year

Under cover of Covid-19, loggers ravage Cambodian wildlife sanctuary


Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia has lost almost a fifth of its forest cover since 2010, largely to agricultural expansion, illegal logging, and land grabbing

Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Rises 20%, Reaching $11.7 Billion in 2019, Reports Mercom Capital Group


126 GW of large-scale solar projects have been acquired since 2010


Tesla’s Year-End Push Lifts 2020 Deliveries To Musk’s Long-Sought 500,000-Unit Goal

Forbes Green Tech

The billionaire entrepreneur has targeted half a million annual sales since Tesla bought its California plant from Toyota in 2010.

SUVs are driving more emissions growth than heavy industry, aviation or shipping


SUVs were the second-largest contributor to growth in greenhouse gas emissions from 2010 to last year, ahead of industries such as iron and steel, cement, trucks and aviation, said the International Energy Agency

New campaign warns of UK's unchecked environmental 'enforcement gap'

Business Green

Unchecked campaign launches with stark warning that funding for environmental enforcement agencies has been halved since 2010


SilviaTerra raises $4.4 million to build a carbon marketplace from forestlands

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 11 — San Francisco-based SilviaTerra started in 2010 to build a detailed forestland map of the U.S. to promote better forest. The post SilviaTerra raises $4.4 million to build a carbon marketplace from forestlands appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Data Centers Are Not The Energy Hogs We Thought

Forbes Green Tech

Data centers ran 550 percent more applications in 2018 than they did in 2010, but they only used 6 percent more energy to do so, according to a paper published today in the journal Science

IEA laments 'lost opportunity' as energy intensity improvements suffer slowdown

Business Green

Agency warns primary energy intensity improved at its slowest rate since 2010 last year

2020 Solar Trends to Watch

Solar Power World

These are our top picks for where we see the solar industry moving this year.

At the Crossroads: Envisioning the Future of Global Biodiversity Policy

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : In 2010, the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) set the so-called Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Ten years later, none of the twenty targets has been fully reached and only six have been partially achieved. Policymakers, scientists, and country negotiators are now preparing for the next generation of biodiversity goals for…

Enphase Energy and Australian Solar Industry Leaders Propose Safe Rooftop Solar Solutions


During 2010, in response to the proliferation of solar PV systems on rooftops globally, emergency services teams responsible for responding to house fires decided that a safe emergency access solution was required

Solar PV and onshore wind to lead US capacity additions during 2021–2030 while offshore wind makes significant debut, says GlobalData


Solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind power have grown significantly in the US during 2010 to 2020, and are estimated to add significant capacities in the current decade – despite the IRS’s plans to phase out the Investment Tax Credit (ITC), and the uncertainty of Production Tax Credit (PTC) extensions, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company

UN draft plan aims to beef up global biodiversity protection

Business Green

Proposals intended to replace a 2010 framework are set to be discussed by diplomats at a major UN summit in China in October

Impact investors catalyze $10 billion for India’s social venture market over 10 years

Impact Alpha

billion in equity capital has been invested in Indian companies with a social mission since 2010 (when impact investments totaled only. ImpactAlpha, July 14 – A decade ago, India’s first wave of impact investing collapsed under the weight of unregulated and unsustainable microfinance lending.

10 biggest changes of the decade for forests


Forests have changed dramatically since 2010, and so have global policies, technology and environmental leadership governing them. In this new blog from World Resources Institute’s experts, they reflect on the major turning points that have happened for forests, and project the trends forward to the next decade and beyond

What does satellite data tell us about the Amazon fires?


According to data from Global Forest Watch, it looks like 2019 will be the third-highest year for Brazil's forest fires since 2010. Here are 5 things to note about the fires that have raged in the Amazon


Bats Benefit the Environment

The Environmental Blog

British bat species are also protected by European legislation like the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. The British government began passing laws to protect bats back in 1980s, starting with the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981.

Why We Underestimate Clean Energy Cost Declines


In 2010, solar modules cost a little over $2 per watt. Many people questioned whether solar costs could come down another 50%. Well, here we are today with solar modules well below 50 cents per watt, far cheaper than most expectations.

Salty reception

Envirotec Magazine

Desalination remains a more familiar fixture in parts of the world where water is scarce, such as Saudi Arabia, although Thames Water constructed a plant in East London in 2010.

Solar Foundation Reports Solar Jobs Decline 4 Percent Nationwide, But 29 States See Jobs Growth

Green Living Guy

Solar Employs More Than 250,000 Americans, Jobs Nearly Triple Since 2010 U.S.


Solar Technology Got Cheaper and Better in the 2010s. Now What?


According to Wood Mackenzie, global annual solar installations grew more than sixfold this past decade, from 16 gigawatts in 2010 to 105 gigawatts in 2019. decreased by 38 percent and 2 percent, respectively, between 2010 and 2018. Solar energy grew by leaps and bounds in the 2010s.

Minnesota makes dramatic decarbonization progress, new Factsheet reveals


As the clean energy transition speeds up across the nation, the report illustrates the big gains Minnesota has made since 2010 in its own energy transition New findings in the 2020 Minnesota Energy Factsheet, commissioned by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) and released today, also show state imports of electricity last year fell to their lowest level in over two decades as new local wind and solar projects filled the gap.

The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030


Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) says that between 2010 and 2019, lithium-ion battery pack prices fell 87 percent. The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 12/02/2020 - 00:30.

The time is right to rethink the grid


since 2010 and is set to decline further. The time is right to rethink the grid. Sarah Golden. Fri, 03/26/2021 - 00:45. The grid faces twin challenges: It needs to become resilient and clean. Alone, either would be daunting.

ABB installs its 1,000th DC fast charger in Norway


Since 2010, the Swiss-based multinational has sold more than 17,000 DC fast chargers across 80 countries. ABB is one of the world’s major players in the EVSE hardware realm.

Gatik deploys electric autonomous, middle-mile box trucks


VIA Motors , founded in 2010, started out converting GM vehicles into PHEVs, but now produces fully electric commercial vehicles for fleets. Gatik’s mission is to deliver goods using autonomous vehicles.

US Voluntary Clean Power Sales Keep Surging, With More Than a Little Help From Utilities


These clean power sales have surged in the past decade: According to data collected and published annually by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, they doubled from 2010 to 2014 and doubled again from 2014 to 2019.

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Corporate Money in Politics Faces a Reckoning

Andrew Winston

In 2010, the U.S. It calculated that in 2010, super PACs spent $63 million. [I posted this last month for my MIT Sloan Management Review column, here. The real question now is, Will these companies continue to withhold money from politicians that undermine democracy?

Panasonic: We have a competitive advantage in producing Tesla’s new 4680 battery cells


The company has been mass-producing Li-ion EV batteries since 2010, and currently produces some 2.5

WoodMac: A New Battery Chemistry Will Lead the Stationary Energy Storage Market by 2030


The rapid rise in demand for EVs since 2010 had driven down the cost of lithium-ion batteries by more than 85 percent.

Oil giant Total acquires London charging network


Source London was launched in 2010, and is said to control over half of the public chargers in the London region. Total , along with fellow European oil giants BP and Shell , has been buying up assets all along the EV charging value chain. Now we learn that Total has acquired a major UK charging network, Source London, which operates over 1,600 on-street charging points in London.

How do we uproot racism in our food system?

Greenability Magazine

Penniman co-founded Soul Fire Farm in 2010 and works as the farm manager to help Black and Hispanic people reclaim their rights to the food system. Cultivate KC will explore Uprooting Racism, Seeding Sovereignty with the author of Farming While Black at its’ annual Friends & Family event.

Robert Cardillo Joins Planet Federal as Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategist

Planet Pulse

From 2010 to 2014, Robert managed, edited, and delivered the President’s Daily Brief to President Obama and Vice President Biden — over 1400 editions — while also serving on the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council.

Mars claims palm oil is 'deforestation-free' after ditching hundreds of suppliers


Mars claims palm oil is 'deforestation-free' after ditching hundreds of suppliers. Cecilia Keating. Wed, 10/07/2020 - 00:15.

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