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.

Submitted (927)

It’s the World’s “Greenest Café”…and it’s on Wheels?
TomCat
Posted on November 3, 2016 at 9:00 pm
What do you get when you cross Scandinavian craftsmanship with Silicon Valley cash and add a heavy dose of caffeine? A “bike-powered coffee cart that could take on Starbucks” according to Fast Company.[1] Wheelys is a Stockholm-based coffee store company, [...]
Can ThinkEco Help Users Reduce their Electric Consumption?
Laura Barnes
Posted on November 6, 2016 at 9:49 pm
ThinkEco is a New York City based company in the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and energy spaces. They’ve created a piece of hardware called the “Modlet” which connects to their website and mobile apps, allowing customers to monitor their home appliances remotely. [...]
United’s Climate Change Challenge (642 Words)
GForce
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 6:08 pm
One of the most significant emitters of greenhouse gases, which contributes to climate change, are airplanes. Thus airlines like United Airlines are uniquely exposed to climate change and the broader regulatory effort. Aircrafts generally emit a broad range of greenhouse [...]
HSBC: Role of Banks in Sustainable Financing
Lena
Last modified on November 3, 2016 at 5:07 pm
Role of banks to adopt long-term sustainability initiatives in their core business activities. HSBC as an example of a leader in sustainable finance practices, but more still needs to be done by financial institutions in developing capabilities to price environmental [...]
The Sun is Setting On South Beach Miami
Jaiye B. Falusi
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 3:00 pm
In order to mitigate the effects of climate change, Miami-Dade County should encourage urban infill development and invest in inland infrastructure to incentivize its population to move from beach front areas to inland areas.
Gundersen Under the Sun
BenH
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 1:08 am
The future of climate-friendly hospitals: what Gundersen Health is doing to keep it clean
Climate change in Colombia – A water and energy dilemma
JDG
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 1:23 am
70% of electricity in Colombia is water-generated, making the country vulnerable to the effects of climate change. How does the sale of a State owned enterprise (SOE) factor into how Colombia better protects itself from El Niño phenomenon?
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