Climate Change and Environment

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Addressing climate change requires managing risks, lowering greenhouse gas footprints, and developing environmentally-friendly products and services

Addressing climate change requires managing risks, lowering greenhouse gas footprints, and developing environmentally-friendly products and services

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Definition Definition
  • Changes to earth's climate caused by human industrialization, particularly carbon dioxide and other greenhouse emissions resulting primarily from fossil fuels
Outlook Outlook
  • Continued global temperature increases with changes in weather patterns and ocean levels brought about by increased greenhouse gas levels
  • Increased global focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and limiting climate change impacts, building upon Paris Agreement commitments
  • New uncertainty about US environmental policies due to election of Donald Trump as president
Implications Implications
  • Requiring effective management of risks, including rising ocean levels, changing precipitation patterns, intensified storms, and shifting temperatures
  • Driving adoption of solutions and practices that minimize greenhouse gas footprints
  • Fueling development of environmentally-friendly products and services consistent with Paris Agreement goals
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Innovators

    To what degree are you mitigating climate change risk, reducing greenhouse gas footprints, and developing or adopting greentech solutions?
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