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Hot Property: How to Manage Valuable US Landscapes for Carbon Sequestration

Achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement will almost inevitably require negative emissions from a combination of agriculture, land use, forestry, and other technologies that actively remove CO2 from the atmosphere. According to IPCC scenarios, 10–20 gigatons of negative emissions are required annually by 2100 to limit global…

The Policy Consensus for Faster, Cleaner Economic Growth

Originally posted at weforum.org here. Coordinated public-sector support once kick-started the technologies, business practices, and markets needed for a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon energy future. Over time, the increasing profitability of clean energy activity has come to drive exponential growth in global annual investment—amounting to more than $333 billion…

Davos: The Need for Renewables in Our Shared Future

This blog was originally posted on Virgin.com. You might believe, as many people do, that the World Economic Forum in Davos is out of touch with everyday people. To me, the only thing worse than the global elite getting together to solve the world’s problems is the global elite…