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Leading innovative energy companies in 2022
Energy

Leading innovative energy companies in 2022

A fundamental shift is needed in the world of energy. Fast Company listed the most innovative energy companies that are finding new ways to speed up the transition. The startup Twelve, for example, turns captured CO2 into chemicals for manufacturing that are currently made from fossil fuels.

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Source: Fast Company
Al Gore: the skills climate leaders must build now
Climate

Al Gore: the skills climate leaders must build now

Tackling climate change is about changing policies. Net zero by 2050 can only be achieved by halving current emissions by 2030. “The actions that our leaders take right now, this year, and over the eight next years, will determine whether we’re able to keep this goal within reach.”

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Source: World Economic Forum
IPCC report: it’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1,5C
Climate

IPCC report: it’s now or never if we want to limit global warming to 1,5C

“Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, it will be impossible,” said Professor Jim Skea, a co-chair of the latest IPCC report. We must stop our addiction to fossil fuels and harness the full potential of renewable energies if we are to end our journey to “climate hell.”

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Source: The Guardian
Restoring the ocean’s health is vital in tackling climate change
ClimateOceans

Restoring the ocean’s health is vital in tackling climate change

The ocean contains over 50 times more carbon than the atmosphere and covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface. It absorbs about a quarter of the COwe release every year, but can also release it back. This is all part of an ongoing air-sea exchange of CO2, which will determine future climate conditions.

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Source: SDG Action
Nature-based solutions can help cities’ resilience to flooding
Climate

Nature-based solutions can help cities’ resilience to flooding

The world is already facing unavoidable climate hazards. Flooding and heavy rainfall will increase with every degree of global warming. 700 million people currently live in regions where rainfall is on the rise. Nature-based solutions can play an important role in dealing with this growing crisis.

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Source: Forbes
Tackling threats to global food security
ClimateFoodHealth

Tackling threats to global food security

Between 720 and 811 million people faced hunger in 2020. That’s around one in 10 of the world’s population. COVID-19, climate change and conflict are among the main drivers of global food insecurity. A recent UN report has 6 recommendations for ensuring all have access to healthy food.

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Source: World Economic Forum