July 2021 – Professor Dr Juergen Kropp, a senior climate researcher, based at the Potsdam Institute in Berlin and member of the leadership team at Bauhaus der Erde has joined the AQ Green TeC advisory board. He answers our Five Big Questions, talking about his work, his involvement in sustainability, the role that timber and forests can play in restoring our climate balance and his hopes for a more active future including more effective offsetting.
Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time. If we don’t act quickly enough, the world will experience more frequent and more devastating extreme weather events, the displacement of millions of climate refugees, the sinking of entire countries, and the sixth mass extinction of wildlife. In other words, we are majorly screwed if things continue the way they are — and spoiler alert, we aren’t acting quickly enough.
Aquila Capital investment research analysts, Peter Schnellhammer and Robert Hundeshagen, review the role that energy efficiency is increasingly playing in avoidance and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to achieve global climate targets.
Aquila Capital investment research analyst, Peter Schnellhammer, looks at the potential for green economic stimulus packages to enable renewable energy and energy-efficiency initiatives. These could enable 90% of the required global reduction in GHG emissions and help to control global warming.