Carbon intensity has to fall 6.2% each year to halt global warming. It’s falling 0.9%…Note that Australia has made the biggest decarbonization gains in recent years, with its carbon intensity declining 4.6 percent since 2008, thanks in part to a big drop in electricity use and a
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Link: Obama talked about climate change like a man itching for a ferocious battle – Quartz Obama said he had “no patience” for those who deny that climate change reflects a monumental challenge to the country—a reference to the Republican Party position that scorns the
Link: Prince Charles: ‘Climate change sceptics are turning Earth into dying patient’ (nice to hear that;) Hosting a two-day conference for forest scientists at St James’s Palace in London, the Prince of Wales satirised those who stand in the way of climate action, characterising them
Link: The Internet of Things (IoT): What’s Hot, and How (via STL Partners) In US healthcare, which spends 17% of GDP on health and accounts for 47% of the world’s total healthcare spending) there is the urgent need to make healthcare more efficient before it
“Huge carbon savings come from seemingly little things done smarter.” See more here: https://www.fastcoexist.com/1681508/the-internet-of-things-could-save-9-billion-tons-of-carbon
Link: If We Want Competitive Economies, We Must Manage Our Water Better “It’s no accident that New York City, the largest economy in the United States, was built between two rivers, with access to water reservoirs, an ocean and eventually the Great Lakes via the
Link: Sustainability is the new space race The next golden age of growth will depend on whether we are able to innovate sufficiently to face environmental challenges, according to Carlota Perez, Visiting Scholar, London School of Economics.