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At the first Ministerial Conference on Marine Litter and Plastic Pollution, four leaders outlined why they support a UN treaty on plastic pollution: Andrew Morlet, CEO of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Anne Richards, CEO of Fidelity International, Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever and Marco Lambertini, Director General at WWF International.
For more information on the business call for a UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution, visit plasticpollutiontreaty.org
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While IPCC risk assessments and emission projections can help us understand climate change, they don’t exactly inspire the imagination or provoke a personal response to the crisis. The solution? A growing league of storytellers who use photographs, films and the human experience to breathe life into the cerebral science of anthropogenic climate change. Images can tap into our senses and break down barriers that statistics cannot—how far can they go to inspire a global climate response?
Join us for a conversation on the art of visualizing climate change with filmmaker Céline Cousteau, producer and director Davis Guggenheim, and photographer Cristina Mittermeier.
Photographer and Founder, International League of Conservation Photographers
Co-Founder, Concordia Studio
Founder and Host, Climate One
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"I dream of a world where geography classes teach about the climate crisis as this one great challenge that was won by people like you and me," says climate activist Luisa Neubauer. With Greta Thunberg, Neubauer helped initiate "Fridays For Future," the momentous international school strike movement that protests the lack of action on the climate crisis. She shares four first steps that anyone, regardless of age, can take to become a climate activist. "This is not a job for a single generation. This is a job for humanity," she says.
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Climate change denial draws headlines. But is it actually an obstacle to climate action?
A great majority of Americans say they're concerned about climate change.
The real roadblock is our unwillingness to pay money to help stop climate change.
David Wallace-Wells is a national fellow at the New America foundation and a columnist and deputy editor at New York magazine. He was previously the deputy editor of The Paris Review. He lives in New York City. His latest book is The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming (https://goo.gl/ih35YX)
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Jason Mark of Sierra Magazine explains that we can't ignore climate risks where we live. Climate risk concealed by insurance companies and real estate agents will come to the surface when "the horizon of the 30-year mortgage starts to run up against very serious flooding and sea-level rise."
William Winkel is a researcher with the Detroit Historical Society and the co-manager of the Detroit ’67 Oral History Project. He contributed to the book, Detroit 1967: Origins, Impacts, and Legacies. He has conducted extensive fact-finding on this subject and performed dozens of interviews in this regard. Winkel is a graduate of Wayne State University. The Myth of the Model City will explore both the lead up to and the uprising in the City of Detroit in 1967. Understanding what led to the uprising is imperative to understand the unrest. Additionally, this lecture will seek to dispel the many myths that surround ‘67. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/iLMEK9
On today’s program, when Michael Mann and colleagues published the infamous “hockey stick papers” in 1999, he soon found himself under attack by climate skeptics and conservative politicians bent on discrediting him both professionally and personally. Greg Dalton sits down with Mann and Jonathan Foley to discuss the fight to educate the public on global warming. https://climateone.org/events/seventh-annual-stephen-h-schneider-award-outstanding-climate-science-communication https://climateone.org
2017 Stephen H. Schneider Award-winner, Dr. Michael Mann, describes what the late scientist meant to the public at-large. https://climateone.org https://climateone.org/events/seventh-annual-stephen-h-schneider-award-outstanding-climate-science-communication
At the time, it seemed unthinkable. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley stood on a stage with oil industry executives and environmental leaders to announce a new climate change policy for Canada’s top oil-producing province, home to the world’s third largest oil reserves. How did they do it?
Jane Mayer talks about how money has influenced the political conversation on climate change.
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