NEWS

Sweden can, should and will benefit from being a first-mover (Swedish)

18 April 2019, SVT Nyheter
Johan Falk   |  Exponential Roadmap initiative, CEO Internet of Planet, Senior Innovation Fellow Future Earth and Stockholm Resilience Centre
Erik Pihl   |   Reasearch Liaison Officer, Future Earth
Our country is full of companies which are ready to deliver solutions in a world that takes the climate issue seriously.

IKEA should raise the target as a a climate leader (Swedish)

11 April 2019, Di
Jenny Stiernstedt  |  Di
Ikea har som mål att minska utsläppen med 70 procent – per produkt – till år 2030. I absoluta tal blir det dock en betydligt lägre siffra. Eftersom möbeljätten samtidigt ska växa och bli tre gånger så stora som i dag landar det minskade klimatavtrycket på blott 15 procent i absoluta tal.

Project Drawdown

10 April 2019
Owen Gaffney   |   Exponential Roadmap initiative, Global sustainability writer and analyst Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Stockholm Resilience Centre, Senior Innovation Fellow Future Earth

12 ways the tech sector can help save the climate in 12 years

06 Feb 2019, World Economic Forum
Johan Falk   |  Exponential Roadmap initiative, CEO Internet of Planet, Senior Innovation Fellow Future Earth and Stockholm Resilience Centre
Owen Gaffney   |   Exponential Roadmap initiative, Global sustainability writer and analyst Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Stockholm Resilience Centre, Senior Innovation Fellow Future Earth

Webinar: Mapping the road to Exponential Climate Action

15 Jan 2019, World Economic Forum

Pernilla Bergmark   |  Ericsson

The Exponential Climate Action Roadmap pinpoints the next stages in the journey of climate action. 

Digital technology can cut global emissions by 15%. Here’s how

Börje Ekholm   |  Ericsson
Johan Rockström   |  Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

The time for action is now. The Earth is facing an imminent risk of crossing tipping points in Earth’s life support systems. When that happens, self-reinforcing cycles will kick in that could potentially lead to a ‘hothouse Earth’ state.

Halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030: Roadmap shows what’s needed in each sector

Digital revolution and market forces poised to drive economic transformation away from fossil fuels, but not without the right policy mix and bold climate leadership.

Q & A with RoadMap co-author Owen Gaffney

Technology alone will not solve the climate challenge so the roadmap focuses on policy and behavioral change to accelerate existing technology diffusion. We need to talk about diet, lowering meat consumption, food waste, reforestation and building efficiencies – at global scales.