Greta and Larry: At the Crossroad of Climate and Capitalism

Two profoundly important movements are growing and converging. The first is the global uprising against the status quo of our rapidly deteriorating climate. The second is a corporate uprising of sorts where company CEOs are being asked to break the sacred code of capitalism:  “maximizing shareholder value.” 

Central Bankers Get Serious About Climate Change

Gillian Tett reports that a “quiet revolution”is underway by central bankers that could have a bigger impact on climate change policies than the decidedly more boisterous protests of environmental groups like Extinction Rebellion, whose colorful protests snarled London traffic for days.

Climate Change: Optimist? Or Pessimist? Or both? 

Gideon Rachman looks at how two icons of business and film – the legendary nature director David Attenborough, and Microsoft founder and global philanthropist, Bill Gates approach climate change.

#ClimateWeek2019–Journalism & Climate Change

The New School’s Tishman Environment & Design Center hosted a powerful conversation on Monday evening of Climate Week among five journalists who cover the climate crisis. Co-sponsored by The New Republic, Emily Atkin, The New Republic Climate Contributor and founder/author of the newly launched climate newsletter Heated, moderated a lively discussion about