0/ Reason for climate optimism: We already have the tech in 3 high-impact areas (energy, transport, consumption) to cut pollution by 90%+ in 15 years. These areas need more investment for scale & deployment, according to this report 👇🏾Summary below. https://www.rethinkx.com/climate-implications …
3/ Food - "New precision fermentation foods will be up to 100x more land efficient, 10-25x more feedstock efficient, 20x more time efficient, and 10x more water efficient. They will also produce far less waste."
4/ When sustainable tech gets more investment and adoption, that will drive down costs even further as it scales, thereby growing consumer demand yet again, leading to other feedback loops that accelerate displacement of fossil tech. These 2 charts highlight what's possible.
5/ Tech alone won't save us (lots more to do on policy, regulations & society). But it's great to read that the key tools we need to limit global warming are already here. They just need more investment. The full @rethink_x report can be read here
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