The world is facing unprecedented challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. There's no knowing how the full impact of the crisis will unfold. But could the rupture in society caused by the crisis also be an opportunity for our planet?
Plan A is a unique online platform that uses open source data to predict where and how climate change will hit the hardest - and then uses that insight to help fund innovators who are working on effective solutions in those specific areas.
When the latest generation of plug-in electric cars hit the mass market three years ago, they evoked the same mix of reactions as hybrids did: enthusiasm, curiosity, and some skepticism. However, they’re selling at more than twice the rate at which the first widely available hybrids left dealers’ lots.
This week, the Planning Commission of India released a long-awaited interim report of a government-appointed expert panel on low carbon strategies for inclusive growth. The report indicates that with aggressive action, including new policies and technologies, India can achieve both 8% economic growth through the year 2020, as well as a reduction of emissions intensity by nearly 35%.