The Fourth Wave of Environmental Innovation

The Fourth Wave is the next wave of environmental progress, revolutionizing environmental protection and advocacy by employing cutting edge technology and innovation to supercharge solutions to fit the urgency of today’s challenges.

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Innovation & Technology

How Data Visualization Can Accelerate Environmental Progress
The first time I spoke at a conference about air pollution, the venue was right beside a daycare—a well-regarded chain, no doubt with significant waiting lists. But on the outside, the facility was steps from onramps to a bridge and a major highway, where horns blared and buses and trucks idled at the lights.

Environment

3 Reasons Why Air Pollution Should be a Top Priority for Businesses
Leaders from pretty much every country in the world representing current and future customers attended the World Health Organization’s (WHO) inaugural Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health in Geneva last week, along with academics and nongovernmental organizations, but there were no corporate leaders in attendance.

Environment

How Technology Is Leading Us to New Climate Change Solutions
A fresh wave of technological innovation is deepening our understanding of tough environmental challenges — and also giving us new ways to solve them. As thousands of business leaders and policymakers gather in San Francisco this month for the Global Climate Action Summit, these game-changing innovations will be showing up all over town.

Innovation & Technology

Creating Smarter, Healthier Cities
Air pollution kills 4.5 million people a year and costs the world $225 billion a year in economic damages. Recent studies show that air pollution varies as much as eight times within one city block. The good news is we are on the cusp of generating widespread hyperlocal insights into air pollution. Understanding for the first time at a local, personal level where pollution is, where it comes from, and its impacts could shine a spotlight on the problem and increase the urgency and motivation for action.
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