Climate Change Challenge

November 04, 2016

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Choose a company or non-profit organization whose operating model is likely to be significantly affected by climate change’s physical manifestations and/or related regulation, including threats and opportunities associated with mitigation and/or adaptation. Describe how the organization is likely to be affected, the steps the organization is taking to address those effects, and describe and justify what additional steps you think the organization should consider implementing.

Note: The post for this assignment should be 600–800 words, and must conclude with a word count such as “(778 words).” Posts should not exceed 800 words.

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Cenosillicaphobia (Fear of an empty beer glass) is REAL!
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:29 pm
Life is tough, it would be tougher without beer! Save the planet!!
DONG Energy: Transforming the Renewable Energy Industry
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 4:14 pm
Transformation of DONG Energy from a traditional energy player into the largest offshore wind power operator globally
Is climate change a silver bullet or pot of gold for Monsanto?
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 3:58 pm
The risks and opportunities for the agriculture industry.
The same old process, but much cleaner: International Paper
Sairah Yu
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 6:12 pm
The production of paper is a practice that has existed for almost 2,000 years. How must a company in an industry this established address the effects of climate change? Perhaps surprising is the extent to which the companies themselves are [...]
Building for a Greener Future
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 6:55 pm
How one real estate developer has the opportunity to re-take the LEED of sustainable development one building at a time.
TESLA – an ambassador of sustainable future.
Last modified on October 30, 2016 at 11:28 pm
Tesla completely changed the transportation industry, but nowadays it is not only a producer of electric cars, it is a company, that forces other industries move towards sustainable future.
Will Pratt & Whitney Continue to Propel the Aviation Industry to More Environmentally Friendly Altitudes?
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 6:15 pm
Pratt and Whitney advancements towards reduced jet engine emissions have been impressive, but can Pratt and Whitney do what it takes to make aviation survive in an ever-more-stringent emissions controls environment?
The Ecological Impact of Feminine Hygiene Products
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 6:38 pm
Faced with the next big environmental challenge of disposable feminine hygiene products, Natracare finds an eco-friendly solution.
A Coffee-less world
Krishna Rajendran
Posted on November 3, 2016 at 9:26 pm
No morning stimulant. No late night caffeine fueled marathons to meet deadlines. People meeting for "Coke" or "Red bull"? This is a coffee less world.
Going, Going, Gone: The Damaging Effects of Rising Sea Temperatures
Posted on November 7, 2016 at 12:58 pm
Are you interested in scuba diving and marine life? What steps should be taken to curb the harmful impact of global warming on the environment.
Chipotle’s Guacapocolypse
Posted on November 3, 2016 at 8:17 pm
Climate change puts America's favorite fast-casual restaurant's mission - and famous guacamole - at risk.
Mars’ Reponse to Chocolate’s Sticky Situation
Last modified on November 3, 2016 at 11:05 pm
It’s hard to imagine Halloween without its essential ingredients- chocolate and candy. But climate change is a major threat to future generations of trick or treaters. Leading the charge to save chocolate is Mars Inc., the world's largest candy manufacturer.
Aviva – How to insure against the ultimate risk?
Last modified on November 3, 2016 at 6:58 pm
Aviva, a leading insurer, are playing a vital role in addressing climate change as active investors but they could do more.
Health Care without Harm
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 4:31 pm
Healthcare companies are large energy consumers and major emitters, while they are also positioned as the front line of the response to the increasing health threats. Climate change arouses both operation challenges and business opportunities: How could these companies help [...]
Lighting The Way– How Duke Electricity Can Promote Change From the Front Lines
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 4:23 pm
From humble origins in hydroelectricity to being one of the largest electricity providers in the US-- how how Duke Energy can start the upstream change
Chocolate Endangered
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 5:06 pm
Temperature increases threaten to send cocoa "yields crashing and prices soaring" according to one industry expert. Chocolate manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli is working to sustain global cocoa supply...but will it be enough to meet rising demand?
Fighting the Good Fight – Is Solar City Too Dependent on Regulation?
Last modified on November 5, 2016 at 1:22 pm
Whilst policies to tackle climate change have boosted the residential solar installation market, Solar City must navigate opposition from entrenched utility players
C&S Wholesale Grocers – Innovating to Protect an Incumbancy
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 5:34 pm
Manifestations of climate change are driving C&S Wholesale Grocers to innovate. The real question is, are they doing enough?
Netafim: Grow More With Less
Posted on October 31, 2016 at 12:09 am
World population is growing. Agriculture, faced with a changing climate, is not keeping up and food scarcity is becoming an issue. Drip irrigation technology, pioneered by Netafim, offers a potential solution.
Hunting for Methane Molecules: Hot on the Trail of Fugitive Emissions
Sam Long
Posted on November 3, 2016 at 11:30 pm
Natural gas is the world’s cleanest burning fossil fuel, or so we are told. But leaked methane traps 100 times more heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide, so how clean can it really be?
The Mining Industry: An Architect of its Own Downfall?
Last modified on November 4, 2016 at 4:22 pm
Miners are feeling thirsty!
Abating Greenhouse Gases at Intel Corporation
Posted on November 3, 2016 at 9:43 pm
A look at how the semiconductor industry mitigates the emission of green house gases inherent in the production process.
Coca-Cola: Sugar water and climate change
Amous Non
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 7:02 pm
Coke's legendary supply chain under threat
Is Australian Wine Going the Way of the Tasmanian Tiger?
Posted on November 4, 2016 at 5:42 pm
As much as 73% of Australian land used for viticulture could become unsuitable by 2050 due to climate change. Australian winemakers need to adapt or risk going extinct.