The industrial revolution was the starting point of an unstoppable increase in carbon emissions, which inevitably leads to global warming. Many scientists believe that a 2°C (3.6°F) rise in global temperature would lead to a major environmental catastrophe. Learn about the climate crisis, current developments in climate research and the emerging technologies that could save the world.
Green to Gold
How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage
Yale UP, 2006
Can Carbon-Dioxide Removal Save the World?
CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.
The New Yorker, 2017
A Greener Future for Finance
Green bonds offer lessons for sustainable finance
Finance & Development Magazine, 2019
The Great Siberian Thaw
Permafrost contains microbes, mammoths, and twice as much carbon as Earth’s atmosphere. What happens when it starts to melt?
The New Yorker, 2022
Is It Too Late to Stop Climate Change?
Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions Podcast
Gates Notes, 2020
Technology Quarterly: Towards Zero Carbon
The Economist, 2018
Fifty Shades of Green
The world needs a new, sustainable financial system to stop runaway climate change
Hurricane Ian hit southwest Florida just as the state put historic amounts of money into climate resilience.
Now officials have to move faster.
Business Insider UK, 2022
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster
The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need
Subverting Climate Science in the Classroom
Oil and gas representatives influence the standards for courses and textbooks, from kindergarten to 12th grade.
Scientific American, 2022