A Future Prognosis

Matt Richardson

18 September 2021
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Main factors that cause something to happen globally
Not only would the world need to transition to zero emissions well before 2050, but an active drawdown of existing atmospheric greenhouse gases would be necessary to keep warming below the 1.5-degree threshold. reneweconomy
Direct air capture could be a multi-gigaton per year industry by the 2040s, potentially playing a very significant role in the stabilisation of climate change. Future Timeline
Climate change will drive 68 million to 132 million into poverty by 2030.
Global regions, coloured according to number of forecasts
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An external environmental method of analysis and the company's standing in it
The EU is to pay €387bn (£330bn) in farm subsidies from 2021 to 2027, but last Thursday green MEPs in Brussels said a planned overhaul failed to align agriculture with EU climate change targets. The Guardian
The EU is to pay €387bn (£330bn) in farm subsidies from 2021 to 2027, but last Thursday green MEPs in Brussels said a planned overhaul failed to align agriculture with EU climate change targets.
The EU is to pay €387bn (£330bn) in farm subsidies from 2021 to 2027, but last Thursday green MEPs in Brussels said a planned overhaul failed to align agriculture with EU climate change targets. The Guardian

A framework that describes a 4-phase level of maturity to help determine potential and inform innovation strategy. Click on any of the bars below:

Completely new. Market dominance yet to be established.
Adopted by the early majority. Rapid growth.
Adoption almost complete. Clearly defined market. Standardization.
End of maturity. Disruption phase.
Past Year: Stable
Compare changing sentiment to a benchmark of all forecasts
The EU is to pay €387bn (£330bn) in farm subsidies from 2021 to 2027, but last Thursday green MEPs in Brussels said a planned overhaul failed to align agriculture with EU climate change targets. The Guardian
The world economy is set to lose up to 18% of gross domestic product from climate change by 2050 if no mitigating actions are taken. Actuarial Post
A framework of macro-environmental factors used in strategic management
One of India's key international commitments in the global fight against climate change is the establishment of 450 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy (RE) by 2030. Mint
Climate change disasters could cut the world economy by $23 trillion by 2050. GoldSeek
To make climate change halfway controllable, global CO2 emissions must be reduced by 40 to 70% by 2050 at the latest. Apaton Finance GmbH
Financial Impact
80% of major global companies will face moderate physical risk due to climate change by 2050.
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report released last week - which warned that even under the best emissions reductions scenarios the world will likely warm by 1.5 degrees by 2040 - underscores the need for governments to take action. The Age
Scientists are warning that if the world does not begin dramatically slashing greenhouse gas emissions, the world risks unleashing the dramatic and destructive effects of global warming by 2040, including flooded coastlines, crop failures and wildfires. Houston Chronicle
Creates plausible alternative futures of what can happen and encourages development of a robust, agile response
63 countries - roughly half the number rated by S&P Global, Moody's and Fitch - could see credit ratings cut by 2030 because of climate change. Reuters
Without a drastic reduction global fossil fuel emissions, temperatures across the planet will warm by an average of 1.5 C since the pre-industrial era or the mid-1800s within two decades or sooner. NUNATSIAQ NEWS
Scientists warn catastrophic warming is set to occur this decade. ABC (Australia)
Changing proportion of published forecasts
The International Panel on Climate Change has called for global coal-fired electricity generation to fall from 38% to 9% by 2030. BBC News
By 2050, 140 million of the world's inhabitants may become internally displaced due to climate change. MDPI
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To avoid the worst risks of runaway climate change, the world must cut global greenhouse gas emissions - chiefly carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels - in half by 2030 and to about zero by 2050. Rocky Mountain Institute
Smart and flexible energy systems will be needed if the UK is to meet its world-leading commitments to tackling climate change by 2050. E&T
In 5 to 10 years climate change will have solidified our planet's path to be uninhabitable by humans but go off for the dancing robots. Entrepreneur
Key topics
Investigate what’s transforming or collapsing
Pakistan has said it is doing its best to fight global warming, with plans to shift to 60% clean energy and 30% electric vehicles by 2030. Eco-business
In the run-up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow, governments and companies worldwide are announcing ambitious new decarbonization targets to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. McKinsey & Company
In the past decade, the LVI has become a means of assessing farmers' vulnerability to climate change and disasters around the world. MDPI
Can seaweed farming play a role in climate change mitigation and adaptation? Food and Agriculture Organisation
How much can forests fight climate change? hotair
What impact can we expect climate change to have on biosecurity? Bay of Plenty Times
How will the measures that need to be taken to reduce the impacts of climate change vary across geographies? Oxford Economics
How prepared are farmers for climate change? Acclimatise
How is climate change impacting plant pests? Food and Agriculture Organisation
What about all the scientists who are saying climate change is going to have adverse economic consequences -- things like rising sea levels, more hazardous hurricanes -- how do you address those economic arguments? Mashable Australia
Because any action to fix the climate will affect the whole planet, who will have the authority to unleash actual geoengineering programs? Scientific American
What will climate change do to our world? STACKED
What changes will be wrought by climate change? Satellite Today
Will climate change and the effects thereof, such as extreme weather, persist, desist or accelerate, and what will be the effects? MANUFACTURING NEWS - BIZ COMMUNITY
What does justice require of wealthy Northern states when confronted by mass migration from increasingly impoverished Southern countries as a result of accelerating climate change? BBC Influencers
If the central role of government is to keep people safe, what happens when people realize they are not? Rolling Stone
When will sea level rise become a major issue for humans? Discover Blog
Will COVID-19 fiscal recovery packages accelerate or retard progress on climate change? Nature for Climate
How bad will climate change be? Progress and Peril
What effect will climate change have on our weather and will this become the new norm? The Conversation
What's Next
Changing proportion of material mentioning future years
Right now, the 196 countries that are parties to the CBD are working together on virtual platforms to complete the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, which will set new targets to achieve by 2030, as the nature counterpart to the 2015 Paris Agreement for climate change.
The United Nations sees improved mobile connectivity as key to ending poverty, halting climate change and fighting injustice and inequality across the world by 2030. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
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