The climate change narrative often presented by the media describes a state of planetary disarray, making it easy to lose sight of the significant strides made toward a more climate-conscious world. This journey of environmental progress, marked by groundbreaking technological innovation, robust policy support, and increasing public motivation, offers a counterpoint to prevailing sentiment and underscores a story of resilience, ingenuity, and hope in the face of one of the greatest challenges of our era. This month, with global leaders convening in the United Arab Emirates for the UN’s annual climate conference, COP28, we reflect on various underlying advancements that have reduced the negative impacts of climate change. We recognize that progress has not kept pace with international targets; but for investors, failure to appreciate the progress that has been made would likely jeopardize the potential gains from transformative technology and policy that are building beneath the surface.
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