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The businesses changing climate technology

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🗞️ Driving the news: With the awards season in full swing, MIT Technology Review steers attention to environmental concerns, spotlighting their "15 Climate Tech Companies to Watch"

🔭 The context: MIT Technology Review has invested half a year to compile this distinctive list, emphasizing companies that are groundbreaking, possess pivotal technologies, and have a significant presence in the climate tech arena

🌍 Why it matters for the planet: In an era defined by urgent climate concerns, the featured companies are at the forefront of positive change
• Whether through electrifying transportation, harnessing wind energy, or revolutionizing cooling systems, these businesses are pioneering solutions to reduce global carbon emissions and counteract climate change

⏭️ What's next: With many companies still in the early stages of building their technologies, the future of climate tech hinges on the rapid adoption and scaling of these solutions
• With electric transportation growing, the rise of renewable energy, and energy-efficient innovations, the momentum is building towards a more sustainable future

💬 One quote: "These are businesses doing especially innovative work, scaling important technologies, or otherwise making waves." (Casey Crownhart, climate reporter at MIT Technology Review)

📈 One stat: Air conditioning contributes to roughly 4% of global greenhouse gas emissions, underlining the importance of innovations in the fight against global warming

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