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Climate math: What a 1.5-degree pathway would take

 – Decarbonizing global business at scale is achievable, but the math is daunting.

Survey: Consumer sentiment on sustainability in fashion

July 17, 2020 – Engagement in sustainability has deepened during the COVID-19 crisis, with European consumers wanting fashion players to act responsibly...

A power company’s potent vision: From neutral to negative emissions

July 9, 2020 – Drax Group drastically reduced its carbon footprint by shifting from coal to biomass. CEO Will Gardiner discusses the costs and...

Driving CO emissions to zero (and beyond) with carbon capture, use, and storage

June 30, 2020 – Any pathway to mitigate climate change requires the rapid reduction of CO2 emissions and negative-emissions technologies...

Reduced dividends on natural capital?

June 29, 2020 – The world’s stock of natural resources performs a range of services that are essential to human well-being. But climate change...

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Climate Change

Earth’s changing climate has big implications for citizens, businesses, and policy makers. This collection draws together articles and reports on physical climate risk, sustainability, the energy transition, and approaches to face up to the challenges brought on by climate change.

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Quick takes on the business of sustainability from our experts at the forefront of today’s trends.

THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY

The future of commercial mobility

How to improve mobility and make our cities cleaner, greener, more livable, and efficient.

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Biodiversity: The next frontier in sustainable fashion

July 23, 2020 – It’s time for the apparel industry to radically reduce the industry’s contribution to biodiversity loss. Here are...

Ørsted’s renewable-energy transformation

July 10, 2020 – Twelve years ago, the Danish energy company made most of its money from fossil fuels. Today, it’s the world’s leading offshore-wind...

Carbon-neutral Poland 2050: Turning a challenge into an opportunity

June 16, 2020 – Achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 is within Poland’s grasp and could improve energy independence, contributing to the...

Leading the battle against climate change: Actions for China

June 12, 2020 – China could adopt a climate response centered on mitigation, adapting the country to climate risks, and supporting global sustainable...

Powering up sustainable energy

June 9, 2020 – Can the power industry simultaneously decarbonize generation, propel the transition to electric vehicles, and keep the lights...

Climate risk and response in Asia

June 3, 2020 – Earth’s changing climate will impact socioeconomic systems in Asia more than anywhere else in the world. Find out more in...

Feeding the world sustainably

June 2, 2020 – Green technologies, biotech advances, and artificial intelligence could help tame agricultural emissions and waste, while safeguarding...

Banking imperatives for managing climate risk

June 1, 2020 – More than regulatory pressure is driving banks to manage climate risk. Financing a green agenda is also a commercial imperative—but...

A Mediterranean basin without a Mediterranean climate?

May 28, 2020 – The Mediterranean’s signature climate drives tourism and agriculture in the region. What impact is climate change likely to have?

Plugging in: What electrification can do for industry

May 28, 2020 – As the prices of renewable electricity and electric equipment continue to drop, industrial companies can capture cost-saving and...

Reckoning with the overlooked business risks of climate change

May 28, 2020 – Experts from the Woods Hole Research Center discuss how companies are missing the scope of mounting physical risks from climate...