Earlier this month, Canada’s largest urban innovation centre MaRS Discovery District hosted its first-ever Climate Impact conference, bringing together entrepreneurs, investors, business and finance leaders, academics, and policymakers to discuss their ventures, experiences and learnings from the frontlines of climate action across the world.
The hot topic across the board was ‘net-zero targets’, barriers to the same and how to achieve them nonetheless.
Simply put, ‘net-zero’ is the state in which the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere is balanced or cancelled out, by the amount of greenhouse gases taken away from the atmosphere.
So over three days, MaRS hosted a number of conversations between innovators working towards the transition to a ‘net-zero world’.
Much of Climate Impact Week was also focused on how to fu
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