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Exclusive preview of new Better Buildings for a Better World sustainable architecture showcase

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Exclusive preview of new Better Buildings for a Better World sustainable architecture showcase

We invite you to an exclusive preview of our new Better Buildings for a Better World sustainable architecture showcase.

The buildings of the future need to deliver more than ever before. They must combat climate change by maximising energy efficiency through superior thermal performance while incorporating products that are lower in embodied carbon across their entire lifecycle. Using less energy is not enough; buildings should generate their own energy too.

Notebook with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice

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Notebook with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice from StarTalk are co-teaching two science lessons in PocketLab Notebook and it's free for you.

To coincide with Climate Week NYC, StarTalk is putting on a digital live show at 7:30pm ET on 9/23 to be simulcast on StarTalk’s YouTube and Facebook channels. Neil deGrasse Tyson is the host, Chuck Nice is co-host, and guests include climate scientists Professor Katharine Hayhoe and Professor Peter Mahaffy.

The state of the fossil fuel markets

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The state of the fossil fuel markets

​​​​​An examination of the state of the fossil fuel industry in the context of bottoming oil prices, the accelerating shift to renewables, and COVID-related bailouts from the federal government.

GMO Climate Change Presentation

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GMO Climate Change Presentation

In a world full of uncertainties, one thing we know for sure is the importance of the fight against climate change. We invite you to join us for a one hour event featuring our expert speakers who will discuss the opportunities they are seeing in the climate change space. Each presenter will share their insights on the latest developments in Climate Change Investing, followed by an open discussion and then concluding with a live audience Q&A. We hope you will join us.

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The Climate Teams Initiative: A New Model for Climate Cooperation

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The Climate Teams Initiative: A New Model for Climate Cooperation

A Climate Team is a new cooperative mechanism composed of a small group of countries:

1. A host country, characterized by having significant opportunities to reduce net emissions in the short term, but insufficient resources to accelerate low emissions transformation, and;

2. Partner countries with resources but limited short-term opportunities to meet their mitigation commitments. A Climate Team assists and rewards the host country as it effectively implements climate policies.

PCC Climate Week Event: A Green and Just Recovery From Global Pandemic + Climate Fires

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PCC Climate Week Event: A Green and Just Recovery From Global Pandemic + Climate Fires

A virtual roundtable with:

LT. GOVERNOR ELENI KOUNALAKIS - CALIFORNIA

MAYOR KENNEDY STEWART - VANCOUVER, BC

MAYOR TED WHEELER - PORTLAND, OREGON

Special appearance by: GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE - WASHINGTON

Moderated by: FORMER MAYOR GREGOR ROBERTSON - VANCOUVER, BC

Climate Risk Analysis and Financial Services: Best Practices

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Climate Risk Analysis and Financial Services: Best Practices

The goal of the Climate Service is to help investors, companies, and communities to understand their risks from the changing climate, and the opportunities from the transition to a low-carbon economy. Backed by an Advisory Board including 4 IPCC Nobel Prize-winning scientists, and strategic partners including Aon, IBM, the AICPA, and LMI Consulting, our mission is to embed climate risk data into financial decision-making and facilitate the world’s transition to a lower- carbon economy.

Simulating Grounded Hope for the Climate: an Interactive Experience

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Simulating Grounded Hope for the Climate: an Interactive Experience

In this interactive session, Andrew Jones of Climate Interactive and Gerold Koch of DWS will guide Governor Bill Ritter in creating his vision of a positive climate future using the decision-maker-oriented En-ROADS computer simulation. They will explore system-wide global solutions to climate change, including renewable energy, oil policy, carbon removal, energy efficiency, carbon pricing, electrification and other policies. The simulator was built by Climate Interactive and MIT Sloan and has been used in settings ranging from the US Congress to the U.N.

Investing in Water and Climate Risk

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Investing in Water and Climate Risk

This session is part of The Nest Summit.

The Nest Summit is an annual event during Climate Week NYC committed to advancing sustainability in the United States. By featuring the companies and government officials that are driving the U.S. to a cleaner and safer environment, The Nest Summit showcases the progress leaders are achieving and their best sustainability programs and practices.

Visit thenestsummit.com for more details on the session. 

Rating Physical Assets in the Face of Climate Change

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Rating Physical Assets in the Face of Climate Change

This session is part of The Nest Summit.

The Nest Summit is an annual event during Climate Week NYC committed to advancing sustainability in the United States. By featuring the companies and government officials that are driving the U.S. to a cleaner and safer environment, The Nest Summit showcases the progress leaders are achieving and their best sustainability programs and practices.

Visit thenestsummit.com for more details on the session.