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Can bitcoin go green?

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There is no denying that investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is, at this moment in time, one of the most attractive and lucrative investments that can be made, surpassing traditional fiat investments in...
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Is Climate Change Earth’s Way of Resetting its Internal Thermostat?

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Past Periods of Climate Change Were Caused by Life Too Climate change skeptics like to point out that over its long history, the Earth has experienced previous temperature shifts — the irony of accepting the science behind that...
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Creating Sustainable Carbon Economy With Blockchain

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In the week of Feb 14, 2021, an unusual ‘Arctic blast’ pummeled Texas, US. The temperature plunged to historically low levels leaving scores of people deprived of electricity and drinking water. As per experts,...
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Why is international cooperation so hard?

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Remember climate change? On June 20, the high temperature in Verkhoyansk, a town in northeast Russia about 260 miles south of the Arctic coast and about 6 miles north of the Arctic Circle, topped out...
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Is Our House On Fire?

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Exploring Future Scenarios with the Changing Climate The growing number of high-intensity acute physical hazards like wildfires and floods have been a source of increasing alarm and concern for public and commercial interests alike.  Right...
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Facts Denialism – The human ability to dismiss facts and truth that hurts

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As human beings, we tend to dismiss facts that obstruct our underpinnings. We keep finding innovative ways to conceal how we truly feel or think. For instance, we’re aware of the lockdown being lifted...
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The Next Era of Tech

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Quantum Computing. It seems like that is the BIGGEST buzzword after artificial intelligence. However, a lot of the resources I used to try to understand the concepts of quantum computing were difficult to understand quickly....
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Catastrophe Bonds

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In 1992, Hurricane Andrew struck Florida and inflicted 27 billion dollars worth in damage. As a result of the destruction, numerous insurance companies dissolved and went bankrupt after having to pay out an unanticipated...
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What is our Plan B for Climate Change?

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The world's first trillionaire will be someone who will help solve climate change. In this article, we will touch on solutions to climate change that are not discussed in the mainstream media around climate...
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Act Local

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How climate risk intelligence can enable sustainable action at the local level As discussed in our last post, climate risk intelligence is what makes, through data transformations, frontier climate science and the massive amounts of geospatial data,...
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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...
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What is a Low Carbon Transformation – Basic Concepts Part II

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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 in December 2015 was a significant milestone...
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What is a Low Carbon Transformation? Part III: It is not only about technology

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Global warming is the gradual increase in temperature of Earth's atmosphere due to greenhouse gases (GHG) such as carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. In recent years, global warming is believed to be caused...
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Fighting Climate Change with AI

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Even though the pandemic has slowed down human life and in turn, its environmental impacts, 2020 was still the hottest year on record. Climate change has not gone anywhere, and more must be done...
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What is Low Carbon Transformation? Transportation (Part V)

Climate change is becoming a real threat to humanity and it is time for all of us to take action in order to mitigate and adapt to this threat. The path for transformation to...
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What is low carbon transformation? Industry (Part VI)

Climate change has been making headlines recently, with the US administration pledging large amounts of spending towards reaching climate targets after the US re-joined the Paris Accord. The climate change challenge is complex and...
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What is a Low Carbon Transformation? Buildings Technology (Part IV)

The buildings and construction sector accounted for 36% of final global energy use in 2018. This staggering share of the world's energy trickles down to a large share of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions where...