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China’s Climate Challenge: Financing the Transition to Net Zero

China holds a critical and outsized role in helping the global community achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement and preserving the planet’s biosphere. At the same time, China’s available financing mechanisms and its financial system remain somewhat distinct. A nuanced understanding of prioritized net-zero technologies and potential pathways to financing these technologies in Greater China is therefore critical to ensure the country can achieve its net-zero ambitions. The World Economic Forum in partnership with Oliver Wyman have published a report engaging stakeholders from the mobility, construction, real estate & steel industries as well as the financial services community on the need to create new financing models that support the transition to net zero in China.

Forests for Climate: Scaling up Forest Conservation to Reach Net Zero

There is no tackling climate change without forests. Preserving them in the face of today’s climate and biodiversity crises is vital as they are one of the main reasons why our planet supports life. Deforestation is putting at risks our climate, nature and livelihoods with almost 1.6 billion people depend on forests for food, water, wood and employment. With deforestation responsible for nearly 15% of global CO2 emissions, conserving forests is the most cost-effective way to abate carbon emissions. It needs to happen now and at a large-scale.

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SDG 13: Climate Action

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TIDALWATT

Our solution is a reaction turbine capable of collecting the kinetic energy of sea water to deliver a large amount of clean, renewable, and carbon-free energy.

Urban Green Space Index

The Husqvarna Urban Green Space Index (HUGSI) applies computer vision and deep learning techniques to satellite images, to measure and analyze urban green space.

Blue Carbon Credit Marketplace

Our solution rewards the public and the private sectors for supporting the implementation of ambitious blue carbon projects, with a unique focus on wetlands.

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