Did you know that, on an average day, a city with one million people is about 5°F warmer than the surrounding area? When the sun goes down, that number jumps to 22°F.
After forty years, the climate change community may finally have its opening.
By 2050, an additional 400-plus million Indians — and 255 million Chinese — will live in cities. Along with Nigeria, India and China will account for 35% of global urban growth by 2050.
It is difficult for most people to connect the Industrial Revolution to current GDP and productivity growth to future climate-caused events.
Around the world: trillions of dollars, billions of people, and millions of products. The most significant economic opportunity of our lifetimes.
Nation-states defined the 20th century. Cities will define the 21st century.
No regulation requires Stripe — a billion dollar technology startup in an extremely competitive market — to be carbon-neutral.
In the age of #fakenews, it is difficult to focus on ground truth. **But the world is unambiguously improving.**