What is a Low Carbon Transformation? Basic Concepts Part I

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The urgency of addressing the climate crisis has been widely recognized by world governments, international organizations, various corporations, and the broader civil society. The Paris Climate Conference (COP21) in December 2015 was a significant milestone for global efforts to address Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. In this agreement all countries agreed to keep the earth’s temperature 2 °C below what the temperature was during pre-industrial temperature levels and to pursue efforts to reduce even more to 1.5°C. However, with the current rate of GHG emissions, the Paris Climate Agreement[1] will fail to keep global warming below 2 °C by 2100. The…...

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Mike Hassaballa Mike earned a master’s degree in applied science in 2013, then he launched his career in the data centre industry. In 2015, he shifted gears and took on a Lead Engineer role in a company developing emission reductions technology. He then moved in 2018 into energy consulting. Mike focuses on most critical issues and opportunities in business: strategy, operations, technology, transformation, advanced analytics, and sustainability. Mike writes fascinating stories meant to be read by anyone. He excels in simplifying complex subjects and bringing a fresh new perspective to pressing issues.