Recent AIQ Features

The AIQ Podcast: The psychology of climate change

4 Mar 2020

This latest episode of the AIQ Podcast explores the psychology of climate change and how to engage individuals in the quest for solutions.

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Climate change: The journey from denial to crisis

28 Feb 2020

More than 40 years since a senior NASA scientist told US Congress of concerns about human activities disrupting the climate, experts are warning of an impending climate catastrophe and the financial sector is wrestling with the implications.

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Stranded! When assets become liabilities

28 Feb 2020

Until recently, many investors made light of dire warnings of the risks posed by assets becoming “stranded” by climate change. However, as the threat becomes reality, fears are mounting that whole industries could be wiped out.

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‘Sticking’ it to carbon: The pros and cons of taxing emissions

28 Feb 2020

With governments urged to do more to tackle climate change, carbon taxes are being touted as a politically expedient solution.

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Slash and burn: The link between land use and climate change

28 Feb 2020

Poor land management contributes to rising global temperatures. But solutions are emerging as new technologies improve farming efficiency and consumers shift towards climate-friendly diets.

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Hot water: The threat of warming oceans

28 Feb 2020

As the challenges posed by climate change continue to loom large, due attention should be given to oceans, not just the solid ground under our feet and the air we breathe.

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An inconvenient transition

28 Feb 2020

Despite deafening calls for countries and companies to step up to fight the climate crisis, research suggests individuals – especially in the developed world – could also make a massive difference if they committed to getting by with less. But will they?

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Climate data: Seeing through the fog

28 Feb 2020

Big data is heralded as the answer to almost every problem, so why not the climate crisis?

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Nuclear: From pariah to saviour?

28 Feb 2020

As the old saying goes, desperate times call for desperate measures. Despite lingering public anxiety around safety, there are growing calls for the world to look again at nuclear power as part of the solution to the climate crisis.

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Biological annihilation: The facts behind the threats to biodiversity and ecosystems

28 Feb 2020

Over 100 billion people have walked the planet, making a gigantic stamp on the Earth. Around three quarters of the land and around two-thirds of the marine environment have been significantly altered by humans, impacting the carbon cycle and changing the prospects for many species.

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Dancing to a different tune

6 Jan 2020

Discover how a small Swedish football team used brave, unconventional methods to triumph over their competition. Östersunds FK was languishing near the bottom of the Swedish league system – until the launch of an unorthodox “culture academy” inspired the team to extraordinary success. What can we learn from this remarkable story?

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The AIQ Podcast: Link - The power of connected thinking

5 Dec 2019

This latest episode of the AIQ Podcast explores the role of connected thinking in technology, business and the environment.

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The AIQ Podcast: Link - The power of connected thinking

5 Dec 2019

This latest episode of the AIQ Podcast explores the role of connected thinking in technology, business and the environment.

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A question of trust: What’s behind blockchain technology

15 Nov 2019

A lot has been said about how blockchain may spark a technological revolution across every corner of the economy – not only in finance, but also areas such as medicine, marketing and supply chain management. What is less clear is how it could pose a hefty social challenge as well.

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Supply chain wars

14 Nov 2019

With the US and China locking horns, we take a deeper look at the tangled and complex web of multinational relationships in the global economic ecosystem.

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The AIQ Podcast: Future of retirement

12 Nov 2019

The idea that in one’s sixties it might be time to step out of work and retire into a life of leisure is relatively recent. But with more people living longer, expectations of retirement are being reshaped.

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