Global warming, or climate change, as it has come to be known, is widely recognized as a significant global problem, an emergency. From a business perspective it should be seen not as a single issue, or remote problem, but as a symptom of a wider problem caused by the compound effects of all human activity.

In this section we briefly explore the background science and some of the solutions. As energy is a big piece of the problem, we examine this field in more detail. The objective is to provide a science baseline to then explore the actions that can be taken to protect your business in a future sustainable world.