Climate Action & Sustainability

Deforestation Halt: People Power in the Congo Basin

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In 2023, halting tropical deforestation is the world’s most cost-effective and scalable climate action. But getting it right isn’t simple. The Conduit presents an evening with climate organisation Cool Earth and special guests Go Conscious Earth featuring inspirational talks from people who have witnessed first-hand the challenges faced by those who live in the rainforest and what they are doing to overcome them. Our time to listen and act is now.

Empowering Climate Activism: A Roundtable with Greta Thunberg, Tori Tsui, Daphne Frias, Dominique Palmer & Viviam Villafaña

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Learn about the experiences and insights of renowned climate activists Greta Thunberg, Tori Tsui, Daphne Frias, Dominique Palmer, and Viviam Villafaña. Discover their perspectives on activism, the importance of funding, and the role of the Hero App in supporting activists around the world.

Liesel Pritzker Simmons in Conversation

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Conduit Impact Champion, Asha Lad, and fellow Conduit member, Liesel Pritzker Simmons, had a conversation about Liesel's journey in impact investing.

Solutions to the Biodiversity Crisis – May 26th

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Hosted by Chirrup.ai, this face-to-face and webcast discussion at The Conduit on 26 May 2023 will bring together panellists and participants from the worlds of research, innovation, technology, food production, manufacture, retail, investment and policy to make the connections between the global goals and local solutions to the biodiversity crisis.

Would a polluters tax on ‘Big Oil’ bring about restorative environmental justice?

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The idea that polluters should be held responsible for the harm caused by climate change is a key element of environmental justice. Climate impacts can not be viewed just in financial terms alone but, in reality, dealing with the impacts and effects of climate change comes at a high cost.

Re-thinking Climate Communications: Lessons from Deniers & Delayers

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Misinformation has stalled the fight against climate change. In a world where we are bombarded with more messages on more platforms than ever before, how can we cut through the noise and the disinformation to drive meaningful change?

Three key take-aways from COP27

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As diplomats, activists and policy experts return from COP27, many will have already begun their preparations for COP28 next year with little time for rest or reflection. With time is running out to act on climate change, the question many are now asking is, was enough done at this latest COP?

The road to nature’s recovery: Dispatches from the frontlines

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The UK has lost half of its biodiversity since its industrial revolution. However, a series of partnerships and initiatives are helping to protect and restore Britain's natural ecosystems. The National Trust and Natural England shared a compelling vision for nature's recovery.

Communicating Climate Crisis

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As COP27 begins in Egypt, attention will focus once again on the scale of the climate crisis and our global efforts to respond. After a couple of weeks though, the headlines will move on again, to the cost-of-living, Covid and war in Ukraine.

Show me the money: Will promises around loss and damage finally be upheld at COP27?

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Tense geopolitical relations heightened by the war in Ukraine and a global cost-of-living crisis mark the start of COP27. Emiliya Mychasuk; climate editor for the Financial Times, leads a discussion on hopes and fears for the conference.