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Leading voices

  • Norman Ornstein

    25 November 2013

    "We have to change the dialogue to make this, as it should be, about infrastructure, about jobs, and competing successfully in a global economy where others, like China, have seized the opening and seized the opportunity."

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  • Walter Bell

    25 November 2013

    "What we are seeing around the world is just a glimpse of the future – a future that could be thrust upon us because of our inability to take the appropriate actions today. We have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the limit at which the international community has set to 2 degrees Celsius."

    Walter Bell Swiss Re
  • Roger Johnson

    25 November 2013

    "I think farmers are in many ways the original environmentalists. While it is true that agriculture is a large source of greenhouse gas emissions, it is also just as true that, with the right innovations in agriculture, we can become one of the largest methods for reducing greenhouse gas emissions."

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  • Deborah Fikes

    25 November 2013

    "The good news is that younger evangelicals in the US really get this issue. It resonates with them. They see it as a moral imperative that we speak out because not only is it good for our own self-interest, national security here in the US, but it is also part of our faith of loving our neighbors as ourselves."

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  • Christiana Figueres

    14 November 2013

    On Thursday, November 7, in partnership with the UN @GlobalCompact, we hosted a live Q&A with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC, to talk about the urgent need for business action at next week's COP19--and in the wider challenge of combating climate change.

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  • Connie Hedegaard

    12 November 2013

    We hosted a live Twitter interview with EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, on @ClimateGroup and #worldulike, to find out more about the EU's climate awareness-raising campaign, A world you like, with a climate you like, which was launched in 2012 in collaboration with more than 160 organizations across Europe.

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  • Harry Verhaar, Philips Lighting

    30 September 2013

    On September 25, 2013, during the fifth anniversary of Climate Week NYC, we held a live Twitter Q&A with Harry Verhaar, Senior Director Energy & Climate Change, Philips Lighting, on the future of LED lighting. Here are some of the highlights.

    Harry Verhaar
  • Mark Way

    18 September 2013

    On the launch day of Swiss Re's new report Mind the Risk and ahead of the global re-insurer's high-level panel at Climate Week NYC, Mark Way, Head of Sustainability Americas, Swiss Re, writes about the urgent need for city leaders to mobilize resources to help urban communities prepare for and recover from the impacts of runaway climate change.

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  • Andreas Spiegel and David Bresch

    20 August 2013

    Swiss Re's David Bresch, Head Sustainability and Political Risk Management and Andreas Spiegel, Senior Climate Change Adviser, joined us on Twitter to answer your questions on urban resilience today -- an important theme as recent headlines include an estimated trillions in future flood damage and a new US resilience strategy based on Hurricane Sandy.

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  • Dan Perez

    11 June 2013

    The Climate Group’s Alana Ryan spoke with Dan Perez about the origins of Marblar, the potential crowdsourcing offers and how the EarthHack can revolutionize energy consumption and waste management within the home.

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