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The World Economic Forum announced a new initiative: One Trillion Trees . The goal of the initiative is to “connect, empower and mobilize a global reforestation community of millions, unleashing their potential to act at an unprecedented scale and speed, to ensure the conservation and restoration of one trillion trees…

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For the past 50 years, hydrogen has been hailed as the best option for clean energy. It turned out that creating hydrogen, developing fuel cells , and building an infrastructure to distributed it in liquid form was a task harder to achieve than anticipated.  In the last 10 years, the…

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Kendra Pierre-Louis (@kendrawrites) of the New York Times writes about her “One Thing You Can Do” column she started after her readers were asking what they can do – individually – to take climate change actions. Few things highlighted in today’s column: Highlighting the moral implications of fossil fuels, Strengthening…

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The World Economic Forum recently published a report on the progress of reaching a true net zero target. The authors, Patrick Herhold (Managing Director and Partner, Centre for Climate Action, Boston Consulting Group) and Emily Farnworth (Head of Climate Change Initiatives, World Economic Forum) looked at the progress made in…

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Victoria Crawford and Lindsey Prowse of the World Economic Forum strongly urge businesses to treat climate change resilience seriously. There are multiple ways businesses can attack this issue. Few areas identified by the Global Commission on Adaptation are shown below. (Read the Commission’s entire report here). Image: Global Commission on…

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The World Economic Forum outlined the top 5 threats that can happen at the same time, threats for which no country is prepared to handle. Here they are: 1) Tipping points in the environmental system due to climate change or mass biodiversity loss. 2) Malicious, or accidentally harmful, use of artificial intelligence. 3) Malicious…

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Coal power plants are going away for good. And there is nothing anyone can do to stop them. While the current administration has tried very hard to bring coal back, utilities are moving towards 100% renewable power. Not even the administration’s Department of Energy’s ruling to subsidize aging coal units in the…