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Climate math: What a 1.5-degree pathway would take

– Decarbonizing global business at scale is achievable, but the math is daunting.
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Reimagining industrial operations

– Through innovation, advanced analytics, digitization, electrification, and process efficiencies, carbon-intensive operations underpinning... the global economy can shape a more sustainable future.
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Confronting climate risk

– The changing climate is poised to create a wide array of economic, business, and social risks over the next three decades. Leaders... should start integrating climate risk into their decision making now.
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How airlines can chart a path to zero-carbon flying

– The coronavirus crisis will transform aviation, giving airlines their best chance yet to address climate change. Sustainable fuels... are a key part of that strategy.
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Addressing climate change in a post-pandemic world

– The coronavirus crisis holds profound lessons that can help us address climate change—if we make greater economic and environmental... resiliency core to our planning for the recovery ahead.

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How will African farmers adjust to changing patterns of precipitation?

– Agriculture is critical to Africa’s growth and development, but climate change could destabilize local markets, curb economic... growth, and heighten risk for agricultural investors.
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Will the world’s breadbaskets become less reliable?

– The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing vulnerabilities in the global food system which could be compounded by climate change risks.
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Laying the foundation for zero-carbon cement

– The cement industry is a top source of CO2 emissions, but abatement pressures could prompt efforts to reimagine the... business.
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How airlines can chart a path to zero-carbon flying

– The coronavirus crisis will transform aviation, giving airlines their best chance yet to address climate change. Sustainable fuels... are a key part of that strategy.
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Agriculture supply-chain optimization and value creation

– Digital and analytics technologies offer a way to create value by optimizing the supply chain in agriculture.
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Taking ownership of a sustainable future

– Three CEOs offer lessons on their pursuit of sustainability.
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Agriculture sector: Preparing for disruption in the food value chain

– Four trends could profoundly influence the direction of the agriculture industry. Stakeholders, from farmers to governments,... must take account of them in their planning.
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Jump-starting resilient and reimagined operations

– COVID-19 has created an imperative for companies to reconfigure their operations, and an opportunity to transform them.
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Reducing agriculture emissions through improved farming practices

– A marginal abatement cost curve offers a perspective on how 25 proven GHG-efficient farming technologies and practices could reduce... emissions by about 20 percent by 2050.
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Water: A human and business priority

– Water stress increases risk for communities and businesses. Through proactive individual and collective action, businesses can... combat the water crisis.
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Will mortgages and markets stay afloat in Florida?

– Flood risk is rising in Florida due to climate change. How exposed is residential real estate—both directly and indirectly—and... what can be done to manage the risks?
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