US Electric Sector Shifts Toward Natural Gas & Renewables

US Electric Sector Shifts Toward Natural Gas & Renewables

Natural gas and renewables are expected to outcompete coal, petroleum, and nuclear power for the foreseeable future.


Has White Claw Changed Alcoholic Beverages Forever?

Has White Claw Changed Alcoholic Beverages Forever?

Since its introduction, White Claw hard seltzer has raced to the top of the “malternatives” market, even giving leading beer brands a run for their money. Is the product’s success driven by its quality, or is it a flash in the pan driven by novelty and social media trends?


Three Ways Wildfires are Boosting Forestry Revenues

Three Ways Wildfires are Boosting Forestry Revenues

As the consequences of climate change become more pronounced, certain locales, such as California, are expected to see more frequent and severer wildfires. Wildfires aren’t often seen as good news, as they cause danger to life and property. Nonetheless, however grim, growing numbers of wildfires are also likely to expand revenues for three groups of forest industry stakeholders.


Which Bin is for Glass Again?

Which Bin is for Glass Again?

Glass is increasingly being rejected from curbside single-stream recycling programs, prompting consumers to question whether recycling is truly worth their time. However, more and more businesses – such as bars – are engaging in multiple-stream recycling, sorting bottles from cans at the point of consumption. With the challenges of single-stream recycling and the growing rejection of mixed paper and other recyclables by China and other historical export destinations, will glass recovery continue to expand?


How Many Streaming Services is Too Many?

How Many Streaming Services is Too Many?

With the introduction of newer streaming services such as Disney+, HBO Max, and Peacock in an already widespread field of ubiquitous offerings, are consumers bound to shift from cord-cutting to subscription-cutting?


IMO Regulations Creating Opportunities in the Shipping Sector

IMO Regulations Creating Opportunities in the Shipping Sector

Residual fuel’s losses will be all gains for LNG, scrubbers, and diesel oil.


Washing Machine Importers Spin Out on Tariffs

Washing Machine Importers Spin Out on Tariffs

Tariffs on imported washing machines have created a favorable pricing environment for US manufacturers


Cannabis Soft Drinks May Set the Industry Ablaze

Cannabis Soft Drinks May Set the Industry Ablaze

From candy to lotion, CBD (cannabidiol) has found its way into many ordinary household products. Yet, CBD-infused soft drinks are few and far between. Is that set to change?


Increasing Push for Customization Drives Demand for Digital Presses

Increasing Push for Customization Drives Demand for Digital Presses

While most types of printing equipment and services are forecast to see revenue declines, digital printing is a bright spot.


Why LNG Exports Are Expanding Rapidly

Why LNG Exports Are Expanding Rapidly

The natural gas boom associated with expanding tight oil (oil from shale) production has left the US with more natural gas than it can use. This has suppressed prices and made US natural gas highly competitive on the global market. While pipeline exports to Canada and Mexico have increased rapidly, they are still quite small, leaving US suppliers wishing for additional accessible markets. The solution? Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.