The Role of Innovation in Battling Climate Change

///The Role of Innovation in Battling Climate Change

The Role of Innovation in Battling Climate Change

Experts at a recent University of Maryland event said innovation will play a key yet unpredictable role as the United States moves toward meeting the goals set forth in the Paris Agreement on climate change, namely keeping the global temperature rise to significantly below 2 degrees Celsius. Current projections about slowing climate change may be pessimistic, but such pessimism involves extrapolating from current sociological and technological trends. Human ingenuity “is not in the models,” said David A. Kirsch, an associate professor of management and entrepreneurship at UMD’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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