12 Areas for Business Ideas: Combating Climate Change With AI

Scientists point entrepreneurs to artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that can be used for highly effective solutions in climate protection.

Jan van Essen
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The effects of climate change are increasingly being felt. Heatwaves, storms, droughts, fires, and floods have become stronger and more frequent. The IPCC’s 2018 Special Report estimates that the world will face catastrophic consequences if global greenhouse gas emissions are not eliminated. However, year after year, global emissions continue to rise dramatically.

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The greatest challenge of mankind

According to a recent survey by the Körber Foundation, climate change is seen in Germany as by far the most urgent political task. UN Secretary-General António Guterres warns of a direct existential threat:

The world risks crossing the point of no return on climate change, with disastrous consequences for people across the planet and the natural systems…

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Jan van Essen
Innovator Stories

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