Which climate future will we choose?
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report presents five different climate scenarios which could emerge, depending on the level of global warming and society’s reaction to it. The question is which narrative will ultimately be followed?
Surprisingly effective ways to curb climate change
Project Drawdown has ranked the most effective ways to limit our impact on the climate, with some surprising results. Did you know that if 16% of the miles we drive were switched from petrol to electric vehicles, that could save 10 gigatons of carbon emissions? Take the CNN quiz to discover more revelations.
Disrupting education to align with the future of work
By 2025, 85 million jobs may be displaced by a shift in the division of labour between humans and machines. To prepare millions of young people for the working world that awaits, education systems, curricula and teaching methods urgently need to adjust.
9 of World Expo’s stunning pavilions created via circular economy model
World Expo in Dubai will feature stunning demonstrations of circular economy in action, via the way 9 of its pavilions have been constructed. From Italy’s composable elements and Belgium’s massive CO2-absorbing vertical garden to Austria’s ingeniously efficient cooling system, and more.
How technology can help drive climate action
Setting climate targets is nothing unless followed-up with quantifying, reducing and monitoring emissions. These are complex and time-consuming processes. But with the right technology, including Artificial intelligence of Things (AIoT) solutions, they can be performed efficiently, transparently and effectively.
The Sustainable Development Report 2021
For the first time since the SDGs were adopted in 2015, the annual report shows a reversal in progress. The COVID-19 pandemic has not only created a global health emergency, but a sustainability crisis too. Jeffrey Sachs, president of SDSN, reveals how the SDGs can frame the recovery.