Interviews

Ashley Cooper: Framing the Climate with the Power of Imagery

14 years of expeditions, 30 countries, 7 continents, 50,000 images. Environmental photographer and author of “Images From a Warming Planet” brings a wealth of experience to the art of capturing climate change. Yet, it isn’t just about taking pictures of the impacts and destruction. It’s also about highlighting the science and solutions that motivate climate action.

Innovate as if the Future Mattered

Collaborations, connections, community, engagement, concerted efforts. For a sustainable and climate-resilient future, what needs to shift is human behaviour and human perception. Kirsten Dunlop, CEO at EIT Climate-KIC, on the benefits of linking human and planetary health when designing systemic change through innovation that leads us out of the current crisis. Dealing with “climate change is not about finding and implementing the right solutions”.

Are We Prepared for the Next Crisis?

Horizon scanning, risk awareness, preparedness. Environmental disclosure can become a lever for companies to exit the current crisis and get ready for future ones. A discussion with Pietro Bertazzi, the Global Director – Policy Engagement at CDP, about what the business and policy spheres can learn from the pandemic so that they aren’t taken by surprise in dealing with climate change.

Media in the Time of COVID-19 (and Climate Change)

Many words are the same. Many words are very similar. Many of them are recurring when journalists deal with both the pandemic and the climate crisis. Some examples? Infodemic, misinformation, disinformation. But also risk management, environmental issues, deniers, data journalism, and the young generations. An expert in science communication and journalism helps us understand more about the media and the nexus between climate change and coronavirus.

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Bringing Science into the Picture

Glaciers are a symbol, they portray climate change in the collective imaginary and represent the balance of nature. Photographer Fabiano Ventura describes the iconic power

Sustainability or Crisis

There are two ways to respond to the COVID-19 crisis: economic revitalization that supports sustainability, or trading one crisis for another. Reigniting the economy, securing

“Storytelling is Part of the Solution to the Climate Dilemma”

We have the facts, we have the knowledge, we have the solutions. But, if you want people to gain awareness on how actions shape our common future, we should rely on three new ways to talk about what we know about the Planet to come. The Pulitzer Prize-winner Dan Fagin takes us deep into the journalism-climate nexus.

Reasons to be positive about the future of the Ocean

There are growing threats to oceans, yet positive trends are kicking in, and prospects may be more optimistic than the current figures suggests. “We have a plan,” – United Nations Special Envoy Peter Thomson explains to Foresight – “and we are working to put it into practice.”