Quick Dips
Curated topical articles on the Blue Economy

Superorganism Wants To Be The Conservationist On The Cap Table

Rebecca Szkutak, Tech Crunch Energy Solutions

Superorganism is a new venture firm solely focused on biodiversity and nature

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Our Oceans Are Threatened by Climate Disruption. They Could Also Provide Climate Solutions

Nikki Batchelor, Michael Leitch, Brad Ack, Scientific American Energy Solutions

Healthy oceans are central to the well-being of both our species and our entire planet.


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New ETF Focuses On 'blue Economy' Of Marine, Freshwater Resources

Suzanne McGee, Reuters Energy Solutions

A new exchange-traded fund (ETF) focuses on the "blue economy," and seeks to develop and manage marine and freshwater resources in a sustainable way.

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From Fibreglass Sails To Charterer Buying Power: A Suite Of Interim Solutions To Cut Energy Use In Shipping

Economic Impact Energy Solutions

While the industry sets its sights on long-term solutions to decarbonise shipping, the low-hanging fruit must not be ignored.

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It’s Time To Put Oceans To The Test In The Climate Fight, Scientists Say

Justine Calma, The Verge Energy Solutions

What happens if we alter the world’s oceans to fight climate change? More than 200 scientists signed a letter saying it’s time to find out.

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New Study Could Help Countries Better Estimate How Much Power Their Waters Carry

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy, NREL Energy Solutions

How much wave energy is in our oceans? A new study could help countries better estimate how much power their waters carry.

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The Role of AI in the Burgeoning Blue Economy

Zac Amos, Unite.ai Energy Solutions

AI has immense potential in the blue economy. It can help many economic sectors advance while working toward protecting the environment and the ocean’s ecosystem. Here are three ways AI can play an essential role in the blue economy.

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‘Possible, but still far away’: Offshore wind farms and aquaculture may one day go hand-in-hand

Bonnie Waycott, Global Seafood Alliance Energy Solutions Fisheries & Aquaculture

Initiatives to unite aquaculture and offshore wind farms are popping up globally but they face technical, cost and environmental challenges.

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A Global Maritime Innovation Hub Coming To Seattle Aims To Spur Entrepreneurship And Create Jobs

Lisa Stiffler, GeekWire Energy Solutions

Leaders in Washington aim to expand its maritime industry overall, while angling to make the state a leader in climate-friendly marine innovation.

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One Ocean, One Blue Economy With Maritime Blue Coalition

Ryan Buscaglia, Federation of American Scientists Energy Solutions

What do Norway and the state of Washington have in common? They're both driving maritime and blue economy innovation towards a cleaner future.

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California regulators provide over $17 mil in offshore wind research grant funds

Kassia Micek, S&P Global Energy Solutions

California projects will advance new designs and technology, specifically for the deep waters, weather, and seismicity in California wind energy areas.

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Bridging The Ocean Finance Gap

Markus Müller, World Ocean Initiative Energy Solutions

A guest blog by Markus Müller, chief investment officer ESG and global head of the Chief Investment Office, Deutsche Bank - Private Bank

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Coastal Wetlands Take Center Stage at 2023 Ocean and Climate Change Dialogue

Anelise Zimmer & Thomas Hickey, PEW Energy Solutions

A growing number of countries and initiatives are recognizing mangrove, seagrass, and saltmarsh ecosystems as viable nature-based solutions.

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Deep Sea Mining Isn't a Viable Climate Solution

Surangel S.. Whipps, Jr.. and Daniela Fernandez, Time Magazine Energy Solutions

Deep-sea mining projects could be given the green flag to source minerals needed to support green technological innovation—at the cost of damaging portions of our ocean floor in ways that could kill marine life and negatively impact people who depend on the ocean for sustenance and economic prosperity.

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DOC and NOAA Launch the Ocean-Based Climate Resilience Accelerator Program

Department of Commerce Energy Solutions

Biden-Harris Administration announces $60 million to create a climate resilience accelerator program and support small businesses through Investing in America agenda.

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3 Emerging Carbon Removal Trends for 2023

Jesse Klein, GreenBiz Energy Solutions

Microsoft highlights carbon removal from the ocean, and more.

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California Senate Approves Wave and Tidal Renewable Energy Bill

Eco Wave Power Energy Solutions

The California State Senate has unanimously passed California Senate Bill 605 – Wave and Tidal Energy (“SB 605”). The bill was unanimously approved in three policy committees: the Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee; the Natural Resources and Water Committee; and the Appropriations Committee.

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Powering Up a ‘Blue Economy’

Laura Ferguson, Tufts Now Energy Solutions

Efforts to shape a sustainable future for oceans inspire Tufts’ inaugural Bluetech Innovation Day.

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Improving Vessel Design For Offshore Aquaculture

The Fish Site Energy Solutions

Scientists have been studying vessel operations in the open ocean aquaculture sector, with an emphasis on how weather conditions impact a fleet’s operational logistics.

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Whitehouse, Colleagues Introduce Bill To Invest In Blue Economy, Spark Innovation In Coastal Communities

The White House Energy Solutions

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation would support coastal communities by fostering collaboration between different industries

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