While beef accounts for nearly half the emissions associated with Americans' diets, a better burger exists. Blending mushrooms into beef improves the taste of burgers while lowering emissions, saving water and reducing demand for agricultural land.
Thermal power companies rely on water for cooling, and are therefore susceptible to water stress. Prudent investors would do well to pay attention to the impact water stress could have on their energy-sector investments.
Cape Town, South Africa is poised to shut off water taps for homes and businesses in the next few months. Without better water risk measurement, management and resilience, the next "Day Zero" could be coming to other cities around the world.