Hub Pavilion: Cancún

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How Can We Stop the Backslide of Public Opinion? Thought Leaders in Cancun Respond

The Mexican government decided to host another main conference to complement the work of COP16. The topic that they chose? Communicating climate science.

The forum was held at the Grand Velas Resort Riviera Maya, a luxury hotel with shiny marble floors, high ceilings, and indoor waterfalls. The fully catered lunch included at least five choices of dessert and was served beneath a tent erected just for the occasion. It made me wish that those of us trying to explain climate science were always treated so well.


The Gigaton Awards: A Race to the Top

 

What if solving climate change were a race to the top?

What if companies were in competition to win the next industrial revolution, with the winners being those who most reduced their greenhouse gas pollution?


Letter from Cancún: We Need to Spark A Climate Change

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An open letter on the new type of thinking needed in the climate change arena.

A Better Voice for Environmentalism: Sir Richard Branson (VIDEO)

During the World Climate Summit, a conference for businesses leaders during COP16 in Cancún, Sir Richard Branson sat down with me for a four-minute interview.

Branson is one of the world's ultimate success stories. Born with unbounded charisma, he founded his first company at the age of 16 in 1966, selling records out of the back of his car. He grew the business into Virgin Records, a leader in the industry, and then launched Virgin Airlines in 1984 and Virgin Mobil in 1999. He is also famous for his world record attempts: an attempted round-the-world balloon ride, a fastest sail across the Atlantic, and a fastest air-balloon journey across that same ocean. In his autobiography, he wrote "My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them... from the perspective of wanting to live life to the full, I felt that I had to attempt it." Today he is worth four billion dollars.