July 2018 | Urgent Call For Solutions

In this issue, The Sustainian is taking the temperature on climate action and the global goals. It is scary reading and could be the script for the next version of “The Day after Tomorrow”. But the message in this issue is twofold: to document the magnitude of the challenge and to make an urgent call for disrupting ideas and solutions. The good news is that they are out there and just need to be connected and scaled.

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Why 1,000 Days Is the Deadline

Climate change looks to be the ultimate test on how much the world can do within a very short time. It is without a doubt that business must take the lead. But we have to rethink the means.


Is the EU Pulling a Trump?

A new report on climate action confirms why science fiction could be turned into reality. And why the EU is not that different from Donald Trump on fighting climate change.


The Explorer: Here Are The Solutions

Captured carbon creating new value. Air-conditioning powered by nature. A zero-emission, autonomous container. Three breakthrough solutions from the Global Opportunity Explorer clearly document how climate change can be turned into new global opportunities. They are all front-running examples of how businesses can thrive in the new economy.


If We Fail: +3-5°C Global Warming

The Secretary-General of The World Meteorological Organization Petteri Taalas issues a strong warning in The Sustainian: It is now or never if we want to preserve our civilization.


Cities Spearhead Systemic Climate Solutions

SPONSORED: Realdania & Sustainia proves how local communities and municipalities can pave the way for new market opportunities.


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