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COP26: The CPG sector must build supply chain and climate financing strategies

Coming out of COP26 it appears that for now, the CPG sector will need to tackle their issues alone, as most funding and action appears earmarked to energy and industrials. In this blog, Lux summarizes the key points emerging from COP26 for the CPG industry. 

COP26: Catalyzing the end of oil and gas

The energy industry has long been the bull's-eye of any discussions around climate change, and energy was once again front and center in Glasgow at COP26. In this blog, Lux summarizes the key points coming out of COP26 for the energy industry. 

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up January 7, 2022

Lux Research analysts provide their expert opinions on the past week's biggest innovation developments. Get the #LuxTake on major headlines from Zara, LanzaTech, Oracle, and more.

How does innovation connect to the goal of regenerative agriculture?

The agrifood ecosystem is undoubtedly challenged by the impacts of industrial farming. In this blog, Lux examines momentum behind key players, provides an overview of enabling technologies, and identifies promising developers to highlight opportunities within this space.

Case Study: Google's energy initiatives point to best practices for IT and opportunities for utilities

Google's infrastructure allows them to use renewable energy, provided by AES, to power its large footprint of data centers, achieving both a reliable supply of electricity and making progress on its pledge to be a 100% carbon-free business by 2030. Lux's case study takes a look at this approach.

Industry Event Recap: Innovate Textile Week 2021

To understand the textile industry’s strategies and priorities in depth, Lux Research attended the Innovate Textile Week Conference hosted by World Textile Information Network, where we collected insights from leaders in the sector.

The role of thermal energy storage in decarbonization

Thermal energy storage (TES) can play a key role in industrial and power sector decarbonization. While storing thermal energy has roots at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, interest in larger-scale, high-temperature TES is relatively new, as industrial players are increasingly focused on the difficult task of decarbonizing production processes.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up December 24, 2021

Lux Research analysts provide their expert opinions on the past week's biggest innovation developments. Get the #LuxTake on major headlines from Zara, LanzaTech, Oracle, and more.

Sustainable materials in the built environment: Innovation roundup

Growing attention to sustainability and an urgent need for scalable solutions have encouraged innovation in built-environment materials - our latest blog walks through a roundup of these innovations and provides recommendations on which to pursue. 

Innovating biochar as a value-added crop input for emerging opportunities?

Biochar, a carbon-rich soil amendment, not only provides a direct and slow-to-decompose carbon source to build topsoil but also can reduce non-CO2 GHG emissions by as much as 50%, increase yield, and improve soil phosphorus availability. Lux revisits the potential of biochar to understand whether technology opportunities are emerging to overcome its hurdles and create a novel path toward expanded commercialization.

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