The increasing human population and subsequent consumption is rapidly leading to deforestation, global warming and a serious reduction of biodiversity.
In a recent speech, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, identified three classes of risk if the world fails to act against climate change.
Environmental sector companies should benefit from Oslo’s new council commitment to ban cars from the city centre and the plan to achieve carbon neutrality.
Unstoppable worldwide urban expansion means increasingly costly traffic congestion, though this could be mitigated by the growing electric car revolution.
The melting of the Himalayan glaciers largely affects the flow of rivers that feed from it, causing flooding and disruption to electricity production.
Rising temperatures from carbon emissions are the cause of the current drought in California – possibly one of the first of many natural disasters globally.
According to EU figures, 50% of food goes uneaten. Globally, one third of all food produced is wasted, amounting to huge environmental and economic costs.
Due to 3 years of drought in California, water conservation measures have been introduced to reduce water usage, causing problems to the agriculture sector.
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The global mean temperature is 0.8°C higher today than in pre-industrial times. The impacts on weather, water and sea level will continue to increase in severity as the global temperature rises.
The recent US and China climate change accord spells opportunity and risk, but should give more oomph to the UN talks towards a global climate deal in Paris.
The World Bank this week published a report on impact of climate change which suggests dramatic consequences if more is not done to slow global warming.
Growth potential for decades.