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Britain generating more electricity from zero carbon than fossil fuels for first time since industrial revolution

July 7th, 2019 at 11:21 am » Comments Off

Wind turbines on the west coast of cumbria near workington, Cumbria, Uk, with a flock of Herring Gulls flying past. The figures were described as a landmark tipping point. Britain is generating more of its energy from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels for the first time since the industrial revolution in a landmark tipping […]



Mary Meeker’s most important trends on the internet

June 25th, 2019 at 11:39 am » Comments Off

Mary Meeker, Code 2019/Recode It’s the holiday season for data nerds: That is, Mary Meeker is delivering her annual Internet Trends Report — the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley — again at Code Conference 2019. The general partner at venture capital firm Bond Capital delivered a rapid-fire 333-page slideshow that looked back […]



How Oat Milk conquered America

June 23rd, 2019 at 8:09 am » Comments Off

  The Swedish company Oatly won over American baristas and launched a massive trend When Chicago barista Dominic Rodriguez first heard about oat milk, he was skeptical. He had latte-making down to a fine art — at coffee competitions, he sculpts swan-necked turkeys and roses out of foam — and in his experience, plant-based milks didn’t foam correctly. “I’m […]



‘The pain is just beginning’: After 38,000 layoffs, Wall Street wakes up to ‘peak car’

June 21st, 2019 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

  What goes up must come down, even in car-loving America. Global demand for cars will decline 3% in 2019, analysts predict. There have been at least 38,000 job losses among automakers in the past six months. One stark example: Commercial vehicle exports from the UK collapsed by 89% in April. The decline in car […]



People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the ‘sober curious’

June 20th, 2019 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

New York(CNN Business) Getaway in Brooklyn was comfortably full for a Saturday night, when I came in to try my first “shrub” — an acidic beverage made from vinegar, fruit, sugar, club soda and zero alcohol. I ordered a carrot-and-ginger shrub and hoped it would be palatable. I was pleasantly surprised, drank the whole thing […]



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