A host of excellent sources exist for reports on climate change, its current impacts, and likely future scenarios it will cause. Authorship ranges from the academic world to reporting bodies, finance professionals to non-profits. Virtually all of these reports, to a greater or lesser degree, cite the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a source text for their findings and predictions. So authoritative are the IPCC's reports that it makes sense to explain how they arrive at their conclusions and lay out for the business community why the IPCC is so trustworthy.Read More
Climate|Money|Policy is a blog about the intersection of business, government, and the critical issues of the future like climate change, A.I., and the balance between inequality and personal responsibility.
It’s authored by Brian Reynolds. a former candidate for the United States Congress, a United Nations credentialed climate change authority, an entrepreneur with a history in a wide variety of businesses.
There's a general misconception that the business community hasn't accepted the facts surrounding climate change. That's not actually the case. In fact most of the business community hasn't weighed in at all. As industry makes itself more conscious of a warming planet, you're seeing more attention paid to these four areas in particular. These are the activities sensible mangers will impose on the marketplace.Read More
Just under a year ago I was introduced to a client here in New Jersey. When we all sat down the client was incredibly decent and warm but firm in his commitment that the company didn't have the need for me. At the urging of our mutual acquaintance we kept talking. Over lunch we discussed everything about the company's business model: their shippers, sourcing of materials, international relations, you name it. We started talking about how the little things can add up and I took the opportunity to mention that the best minds in the world tell us that we're in for a couple degrees rise in temperature. The Clothier started to see that by the time the impacts are obvious that they'd be everywhere.Read More