Industrial Firms

The Ethical Implications of Big Tech's Investment in fusion energy 

Public opinion says that fusion energy, which is considered the source of large, affordable, safe, and clean power, will always stay an old form of energy that companies are no longer using. However, privately funded fusion energy start-ups like Commonwealth Fusion Systems, TAE Technologies, and General Fusion are starting to build prototype demonstration plants.  Meanwhile, […]

China’s Industrial Profits Slump Deepens on Soft Demand, High Costs

The slump in Chinese industrial firms’ profits deepened in the first two months of 2023, weighed by lacklustre demand and stubbornly high costs as the world’s second-largest economy struggled to fully shake the long-term effects of COVID. The sharp 22.9% contraction followed a 4.0% fall in industrial profits for the whole of 2022, data from […]