State of the Planet

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  • Electric Vehicles and Decarbonization

    Electric Vehicles and Decarbonization

    Electric vehicles and the infrastructure needed to support them are critical elements of a decarbonization strategy.

  • What Five Tech Companies Are Doing About Climate Change

    What Five Tech Companies Are Doing About Climate Change

    Many experts agree that the climate pledges made at COP21 alone will not hold global temperatures below 2˚ C—we also need significant investment in energy technology innovation in order to meet the climate goals. What are the five big tech companies and their founders doing about climate change?

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Electric Vehicles and Decarbonization

    Electric Vehicles and Decarbonization

    Electric vehicles and the infrastructure needed to support them are critical elements of a decarbonization strategy.

  • What Five Tech Companies Are Doing About Climate Change

    What Five Tech Companies Are Doing About Climate Change

    Many experts agree that the climate pledges made at COP21 alone will not hold global temperatures below 2˚ C—we also need significant investment in energy technology innovation in order to meet the climate goals. What are the five big tech companies and their founders doing about climate change?