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NBA Legend Rick Fox’s Next Act: Green Concrete Entrepreneur
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NBA Legend Rick Fox’s Next Act: Green Concrete Entrepreneur

"Fox wants to do something about those emissions with his startup, Partanna Global Inc. He’s the co-founder and chief executive officer of the company, which has offices in the Bahamas. They make concrete by swapping out cement for a proprietary mix containing blast-furnace slag from steel-making, or materials with similar properties, such as volcanic ash. Then they add brine, which is fluid waste from desalination plants, and aggregate, or crushed rocks. The process requires no fossil-fuel burning or analogous emissions from cooking limestone, the company says. Once set, the material absorbs some CO2, flipping the cement equation on its head."

Five Ways to Help Lower Gas Prices
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Five Ways to Help Lower Gas Prices

While the U.S. can’t control supply disruptions in other countries or when demand increases in India, there are policy levers Congress and the administration can pull to help in the short and intermediate run.

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy
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Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

"Our survey results show that people who worry about climate change are more open to advanced nuclear technology than they are to traditional nuclear reactors. In our most recent survey, 65% of the respondents who worried most about climate change supported the use of small modular reactors in the US; less than 50% supported the construction of traditional reactors or plants."

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