‘Wake Up And Change’ is Only the First Step

“Some people say that we should study to become climate scientists so that we can ‘solve the climate crisis’. But the climate crisis has already been solved. We already have all the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change.” (Greta Thunberg) Considering the complexity of the Earth system … Read more

A sustainable housing solution

By Ken Fullerton. Globally, around 1.6 billion people lack access to adequate housing, and it’s estimated that $11 trillion will be required to meet the current housing shortage. With a growing global population, finite resources and the effects of climate change it is evident that innovative solutions will be required. Nabeel Siddiqui, who represented Pakistan … Read more

Putting a price on carbon

Carbon pricing means putting a price on carbon emissions to mitigate global climate change. A carbon tax is a form of carbon pricing. Another option is a permit-based emissions trading system (ETS). The European Union created the EU ETS, the world’s first major carbon market on which companies are allowed a limited number of emission permits. It helped the EU put a cap on the level of greenhouse gas emissions.

How do we build climate resilient societies?

Sustainable development involves a paradigm change in individuals’ behavior, enterprises’ purposes, and governments systems. This requires the alignment of societal interests and business models to incentivize environmentally-friendly practices and collective action.

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