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6 Cool Transformational Tech Tackling Climate Change

The world is at the tipping point of a climate emergency, global heating and climate change cannot be reversed. But, it can be mitigated, and we have the technology to do so. People from all around the planet have been harnessing transformational tech to combat the adversity of climate change and help clean up our home.
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What if we did everything right? This is what the future could be in 2050

The year is 2050, we’ve successfully halved emissions every decade since 2020. Trees are flourishing, EV technology is thriving, climate organizations and youth leaders are pressing on to ensure we do the same for 2100. Read more to immerse yourself with a glimpse of 2050 if what 2050 could be if we’ve successfully mitigated the worst of climate change.
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YSEALI Summit 2022 Summary: Cross Country Youths Inspire Climate Change Solutions with Technology

The pursuit of environmental hope is here. The U.S. Embassy in Brunei Darussalam launched the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit 2022 on tackling climate change issues in Southeast Asia, in partnership with Biji-biji Initiative and Big BWN Project.
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How Air Pollution Influences Climate Change - A Look Into Transportation and Electrification: YSEALI Summit 2022

Will the advancement of transportation eventually become the driver for a less suitable future? Today burning fossil fuels account for 95% of energy consumption in transport. Let's look at how the transportation industry influences climate change and the revolution that is needed to address global warming.
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The Importance of Health and Education: YSEALI Summit 2022

Burning fossil fuels and converting forests for mass agriculture not only increases greenhouse gas emissions, but it also prevents CO2 from being absorbed by plants as well, essentially ‘trapping more heat’ in the atmosphere. Let’s dive into how our diets impact climate change and our health.
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How Harmful Is E-Waste And Fast Fashion - Sustainable Practices To Shift To A Circular Economy: YSEALI Summit 2022

Modern-day consumerism is a key underpinning for capitalism on which most of the global economy thrives on. Consumerism left unchecked will disregard the cost of overusing natural resources and do irreparable damage to the environment. Let’s look into how e-waste and fast fashion affect climate change.
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How Agriculture and Food Consumption Influences Climate Change - A Look Into Food Production: YSEALI Summit 2022

Modern-day consumerism is a key underpinning for capitalism on which most of the global economy thrives on. Consumerism left unchecked will disregard the cost of overusing natural resources and do irreparable damage to the environment. Let’s look into how e-waste and fast fashion affect climate change.
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A Look Into Alternate Animal Feed

The increasing global demand for food, particularly meat, led to investigating alternate protein solutions. The dilemma of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and shifting to a circular economy, has spurred the development of insects as a protein source in animal feed. Let's look at how insect protein influences modern-day farming!
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A Look Into Sustainable Farming

As the global population increases and dietary choices changes (more meat and dairy consumption), the agricultural industry is fighting to meet growing demand. The issue lies within the ecological and social trade-offs of clearing more land for agriculture. Let’s look at how rooftop farming is changing the urban faming scene.
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A Look Into Sustainable Health Care

Modern advancements in technology have led to the increased life expectancy of humans but at what cost? The healthcare sector accounts for 4.6% of total greenhouse gas emissions. Let’s look into how hospitals are trying to implement sustainable practices with alternatives that offer the same benefits for infection control.
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A Look Into Sustainable Energy

As global warming increases, global leaders can agree that sustainable and clean energy sources not only present a great economic opportunity, it can also alleviate energy poverty. Let’s look at how sustainable energy source, biogas can reduce climate change and agricultural losses whilst potentially increasing energy access in rural areas.
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Clean Energy Entrepreneurs in the Making

The demand for energy is growing at an alarming rate compared to the finite fossil fuel source to meet that demand. As climate change threatens the environment and by consequence, global supply chains, world leaders are looking to utilize cleaner energy sources.