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What is a Low carbon transformation? Agriculture (Part VI)

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Climate change is one of the most important issues facing humanity. The world needs to employ technology to drive responsible progress and sustainable economic development while reducing our environmental footprint. The world is experiencing...
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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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Patient empowerment cannot be without physician empowerment.

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Power as an individual trait Power is authority lent to an individual or earned by someone to carry out a task. Individuals receive empowerment from cultivating their destiny. It entails a process to become robust...
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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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...