Climate Change

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.


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Summaries

CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.

Elizabeth Kolbert

The New Yorker, 2017

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Mike Lyons et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2021

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Big Oil, economic consultants, and climate policy delay

Benjamin Franta

Taylor & Francis Online, 2021

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Bill Gates and Rashida Jones Ask Big Questions Podcast

Bill Gates and Rashida Jones

Gates Notes, 2020

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The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

Bill Gates

Knopf, 2021

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Conquering CO2

The Economist

The Economist, 2018

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Why Banning Fossil Fuel Investments Would Crush Africa

Yemi Osinbajo

Foreign Affairs, 2021

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The world needs a new, sustainable financial system to stop runaway climate change

Mark Carney

IMF, 2019

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How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage

Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston

Yale UP, 2006

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Max Holmes et al.

Aspen Institute, 2017

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