This Thursday, acclaimed visual artist Olafur Eliasson and distinguished geologist Minik Rosing will unveil a large-scale public art work in Paris around the UN Climate Summit (COP21). Eighty tons of glacier ice, harvested from Nuuk, Greenland, will be on public display at Place du Pantheon to illustrate the effects of climate change on the planet. The project is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and realized in collaboration with creative sustainability charity, Julie’s Bicycle.
PORTLAND, Oregon, October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv joins with Ilarion Merculieff (Aleut) of the Global Center for Indigenous Leadership and Lifeways to seek funding for the development of WisdomKeepers.tv, a Web-based search engine or gateway to curated video content advancing the Indigenous voices of sustainability as well as those of our citizens, from all walks of life, who address environmental, social, cultural and economic issues as part of their work on behalf of Mother Earth, her children, and the next seven generations
The Impact on People, Planet and Corporate Profits
GreenMoney Interview Series: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples interviewed by Steven Heim, Managing Director of Boston Common Asset Management
Introduction by Steven Heim, who is a Managing Director at Boston Common Asset Management.
Environmental performance expectations—from customers, regulators, and consumers—continue to escalate. However, standardized data and forums that can help companies remain ahead of trends and regulation are few and far between.
Business must bring passion, inspiration and optimism to solving the world’s climate challenge according to National Grid CEO
By Steve Holliday, chief executive of National Grid
As an engineer, I like to think I view the world with a degree of dispassion. We are taught to go where the facts take us, and that is why I am so concerned about global warming. No one has a monopoly on the truth, but there is clearly too much evidence now for us to stand idly by.
Skeptics of manmade climate change offer various natural causes to explain why the Earth has warmed 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880. But can these account for the planet's rising temperature? Scroll through to see how much different factors, both natural and industrial, contribute to global warming, based on findings from NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
Credit rating agencies still have a long way to go in incorporating climate change risks into their analyses, said Lenora Suki, head of sustainable finance product strategy at Bloomberg. “In general, they have yet to thoroughly and transparently integrate these emerging issues and concerns into traditional credit models,” she said.