Clean technology is critical for reaching net-zero, but its own sustainability risks should not be ignored. Read the latest from our Global Risk Control Team for their views on what these risks include and how to best mitigate them.
12.10.2023 | 06:11 Uhr
Since the dawn of the industrial age, observers have repeatedly noted that the forward march of progress is often accompanied by unforeseen and unintended consequences. This simple idea, known as the paradox of progress, is neatly encapsulated by debates around fossil fuels and climate change. On the one hand, fossil fuels helped underpin the development of modern industrialized economies, but on the other, greenhouse gas emissions have contributed to outcomes such as global warming and environmental degradation.