Climate change is simultaneously an existential threat and an unprecedented opportunity to create a more ecologically regenerative, socially just world. Can technology solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges by averting the former and unlocking the latter? What else, beyond technology, is most needed now?
Climate tech solutions enabling the transformation of energy, transportation, food and carbon removal markets are already demonstrating enormous potential to confront the climate crisis and improve peoples’ lives. But between the real-world impacts of climate change making these solutions more urgent and the headwinds of political pushback and an economic downturn, how are these technologies likely to fare in fulfilling that promise?