Thursday, Jul 29, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Could China Dethrone The U.S. Dollar With A Digital Yuan?
CNBC, 25 Jul 2021
The U.S. dollar remains the world’s de facto monetary reserve, but with China going full speed ahead with its digital yuan, that could be in jeopardy.
How Air Conditioning Is Warming The World
CNBC, 24 Jul 2021
Summer 2021 is shaping up to be one of the hottest in history, as the effects of climate change are becoming ever clearer.
How The West Coast Drought Could Cause More ‘Water Wars’
CNBC, 24 Jul 2021
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How Trash Makes Money In The U.S.
CNBC, 22 Jul 2021
In 2019, the North American waste management market reached $208 billion. Thanks to advancements in modern chemistry and support from municipal governments, landfills have seen astonishing financial success in recent years.
Why Elon Musk’s Boring Company Isn’t Fixing Traffic Anytime Soon
CNBC, 18 Jul 2021
In 2017, Elon Musk launched The Boring Company with the goal of solving ‘soul destroying’ traffic.
The Rise And Fall Of Convertible Cars In The U.S.
CNBC, 15 Jul 2021
Rising in popularity in the 1950s and 1960s, the convertible car is an automotive American icon.
How Maersk Profits From The Chaos In Container Shipping
CNBC, 14 Jul 2021
The global container business is in chaos. Surging consumer demand, covid outbreaks and a shortage of containers has led to higher volume for ocean carriers and congestion at ports.
Why Microsoft keeps beating Apple and Google with Windows
CNBC, 11 Jul 2021
Microsoft Windows debuted in 1985 and for the past two decades it has been the dominant PC operating system worldwide.
What The Rubber ‘Apocalypse’ Means For The U.S. Economy
CNBC, 09 Jul 2021
The global economy now faces a rubber shortage because of multiple supply chain disruptions.
Why People Aren't Going Back To Work
CNBC, 08 Jul 2021
Nobel Laureate Esther Duflo answers some big questions about how the U.S. will get back to work.
Who Makes Money From America’s Pool Obsession
CNBC, 07 Jul 2021
Over the last several decades, a growing number of Americans have chosen to spend more time and money on swimming pools.
Host Hotels CEO on new acquisition and forecast on tourism industry
CNBC, 07 Jul 2021
James Risoleo, Host Hotels CEO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to
Can PG&E Stop Causing So Many Fires In California?
CNBC, 03 Jul 2021
California’s largest utility, PG&E, has a massive wildfire problem. Its equipment has sparked half of the state’s most destructive fires since 2015, including the Camp Fire that killed 85 people in 2018.
What’s Causing The Container Ship Traffic Jam Clogging Up Global Trade
CNBC, 02 Jul 2021
Around the world, some major ports are experiencing a huge influx of containers, resulting in long supply delays.
Can Volvo’s Polestar Compete With Tesla In The U.S.?
CNBC, 30 Jun 2021
Polestar is an electrical vehicle startup that broke onto the scene in 2017 with grand ambitions to take on Tesla and become a coveted EV brand.
Why This Battery Breakthrough Could Make EVs Cheaper
CNBC, 29 Jun 2021
Analysts estimate that the size of the EV battery industry will grow to around $70 billion by 2025, and there’s a number of innovative battery start-ups trying to grab a piece of the pie.
How Porsche Went From Selling Sports Cars To SUVs
CNBC, 27 Jun 2021
Porsche, a once independent firm devoted entirely to sports cars, has become a brand within the massive Volkswagen Group, and it is viewed as a kind of jewel in that portfolio.
How Government-Run Health Care Failed For Native Americans
CNBC, 25 Jun 2021
American Indians and Alaska Natives are entitled to federally-funded health care under treaties negotiated between tribal nations and the U.S.
Will Carbon Credits Change Farming?
CNBC, 24 Jun 2021
Regenerative farming refers to practices focused on replenishing the soil’s nutrients and includes things like no-till cultivation, rotational cattle grazing, using less synthetic fertilizers and planting cover crops.
The $60 Billion Plan To Give Every American Baby $1,000
CNBC, 22 Jun 2021
"Baby bonds" have become one proposal to help close the racial wealth gap between Black and white families in the United States.