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Tag: Climate Change




Future Thirst

Meeting the world's growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.
Reviewed By Eric Stowe | Feb. 19, 2014


Climate Change: What Is Our Goal?

It’s time to restructure the climate problem from averting a distant global catastrophe to minimizing collective suffering.

By Amy Luers & Leonard Sklar | Dec. 9, 2013


Lessons in Forging Global Change

The successful 15-year campaign to eliminate mercury-based medical devices provides lessons for others creating large-scale social change.

Urban Development

Saviors at City Hall?

Urban leaders offer a model for tackling big global problems that nation-states are failing to address.
Reviewed By Milton Friesen | 2 | Nov. 20, 2013


A Man of His Time

The founder of the Worldwatch Institute and the Earth Policy Institute pursues an unfinished agenda.
Reviewed By Teresa Odendahl | Nov. 20, 2013


Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy

Creating Climate Wealth discusses business model innovations that will help battle the effects of climate change.
By Jigar Shah | Oct. 23, 2013


Deploying Proven Technology for Climate Change

Business model innovation is more important today than new technology innovation if we want to stave off the worst impacts of climate change.

By Jigar Shah | 1 | Oct. 23, 2013
Hemant Shah, RMS


Insuring a More Resilient Society

By quantifying catastrophe risk, we can help society better manage it, and make the world safer and more resilient.

By Hemant Shah | 1 | Oct. 11, 2013

Socially Responsible Business

Sustainability Leadership: From Global to Local

Who will lead the move towards a sustainable future—the United States, Europe, China?

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 1 | Oct. 9, 2013

Global Issues

The Solution Revolution

The Solution Revolution discusses the need for a new cross-sector approach to global problems.
By William D. Eggers & Paul Macmillan | 1 | Sep. 13, 2013