Climate Change Challenge

November 04, 2016

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Choose a company or non-profit organization whose operating model is likely to be significantly affected by climate change’s physical manifestations and/or related regulation, including threats and opportunities associated with mitigation and/or adaptation. Describe how the organization is likely to be affected, the steps the organization is taking to address those effects, and describe and justify what additional steps you think the organization should consider implementing.

Note: The post for this assignment should be 600–800 words, and must conclude with a word count such as “(778 words).” Posts should not exceed 800 words.

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Nutella no more?
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:18 pm
A jar if Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds. Will Ferrero be an environmental villain, hero or victim in their attempt to satisfy this growing global appetite?
Can Innovation Save the Oil Sands?
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 12:49 pm
With new Canadian legislation on carbon emissions on the verge of being ratified, how can the Canadian Oil Sands respond?
BASF – Greening your Yoga Pants!
Posted on November 3, 2016 at 5:02 pm
Using renewable, drop-in ready chemicals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. BASF has taken leadership by licensing cutting edge technology to produce a widely used chemical from renewable sources.
Euglena – microalgae – the future of Food AND Energy
Last modified on November 3, 2016 at 4:42 am
In 2005, Euglena Co. based in Tokyo, Japan succeeded to mass-produce euglena, microalgae, outside first time in the world. This tiny euglena has a huge potential to battle with one of the world's biggest challenge - climate change; it can [...]
“Tesla and the Electric Vehicle Revolution”
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 12:57 am
Climate change is compelling governments to provide subsidies and incentives to the clean energy industry. This trend impacted Tesla’s operating model by fostering an opportunity for rapid industry expansion and innovation.
Exxon Mobil; Oil and Gas Giant or Much More?
Florentine Lefty
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 7:14 am
Exxon Mobil is the world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company. In that capacity, Exxon has an out-sized influence not only on the future sustainability of oil and gas, but potentially on energy production and demand patterns as a [...]
McDonald’s – is the Big Mac in BIG trouble?
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 5:14 pm
McDonald's is undoubtedly amongst the most well-known brands across the world, but it has an uncertain future ahead given it's complex position with respect to climate change - Causing it and trying to mitigate its impact at the same time.
No, my name is not like the baseball equipment brand
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:11 pm
What is the difference between these two pictures of Japan’s national treasure, Ichiro? You notice that the color of his bat has changed. His bat is now made of white ash instead of aodamo. Did Ichiro make this switch for technological [...]
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