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It matters when it’s in your backyard

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Climate risk intelligence to inform location-specific physical risk now and in the future. For decades, scientists have warned about the increase of climate-related physical hazards. Since March 2020, when the World Health Organization Report declared...
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Building Sustainable Circular Economy With Blockchain

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Since the industrial revolution began, the world has focused on the production and consumption of products. Little or no attention is paid to where the materials are sourced from, the conditions in which the...
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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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Machine Ecology

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The earth is sick, and the causes of its disease lie in our choices, our myopia, and our lack of imagination. Climate change, with deforestation, melting glaciers, mass extinctions and carbon emissions, is the biggest...
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Customer Behavior leading to Disruptive trends

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As the world is reaping the benefits of the fourth industrial revolution, disruptive technology is also evolving into it finest stage. The advancement pace is at all-time high, a shift in the consumer behavior,...
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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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Can emissions trading save us?

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What is emissions trading? Source Emissions trading, also known as cap and trade, has two components. First a cap is set on total emissions for the participating firms. Each firm is allowed a certain amount of...
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The Shift Towards Sustainable Pensions: How Plan Beneficiaries are Shaping the Future of Pension...

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Many institutional investors are addressing global issues by making allocations into ‘sustainable investments’. Sustainable investing is an umbrella term referring to a spectrum of investment approaches such as ethical screening, ESG (Environmental, Social, and...
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5 Potential Blockchain Use-cases that can save the environment

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Blockchain technology has become synonymous with innovation and disruption. While several sectors like healthcare, education, and finance have significantly benefited from blockchain-integration, one of the more promising use-cases may catch you completely by surprise....
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ESG Investing Has a Data Problem — Here’s Why That Matters

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Sustainable ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing requires, by its very definition, a robust and sensible approach. No investment that purports to improve the world can be made without a full appreciation of historical...
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Science and Money in the Climate Change Debate

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… if we had one There is no public debate about climate change. On Medium, where I post my texts, there are thousands of articles about climate change. I read many of them and wrote...
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Using Mobile to Help Eradicate Child Labor on Ivorian Cocoa Farms

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West African farmers use child labor to cost-effectively scale production of the cocoa used by chocolate companies to make chocolates. Out of the sights and minds of consumers, this matter is often unable to...