By Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of The Club of Rome, co-author of Earth for All and co-lead of the Earth4All initiative
17 October 2023 - COP28 is fast approaching and political leadership on climate action is absent. Into this void, Pope Francis has sounded the alarm, urging “strategists” attending the international climate conference in Dubai next month to be “capable of considering...
By Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-president of the Club of Rome and Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
04 December 2023 - The science is clear, we are on track for 3°C of global warming, an outcome that would have disastrous consequences for people and ecosystems. Yet the policies to deal with this fact are being implemented far too slowly. Governments are strolling into COP28 as if ...
By Maria Mendiluce, CEO of the We Mean Business Coalition and Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-president of The Club of Rome
30 November 2023 - “Phase down of fossil fuels is inevitable, it is essential.” These words from Sultan Al Jaber – CEO of oil company Adnoc and President of COP28 – seems to herald a significant shift in mindset from a major oil and gas producing nation.
And despite widespread ...
By Ian Dunlop, member of The Club of Rome and Chair of the Advisory Board at Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration and David Spratt, Research Coordinator for the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration
28 November 2023 - After a succession of record-breaking months of record heat including 1.8°C in September, global warming for 2023 as a whole will likely tip 1.5°C, with 2024 even hotter as the effect of the building El Nino is felt more fully. Already hundreds of thousands have ...
Mamphela Ramphele, co-president of The Club of Rome talks to communications fellow Nonhlanhla Ngwenya.
20 November 2023 - What inspired you to join The Club of Rome?
Sustainability and climate change are political matters, and I have always been a political activist. But the choice of The Club of Rome was an accident of history. I happened to live in Cape Town when Gunter Pauli, ...
Interview with Carlos Alvarez Pereira, Vice President of the Club of Rome.
16 November 2023 - As part of our Q&A series with authors of Limits and Beyond, we sat down with Carlos Alvarez Pereira, the Vice President of the Club of Rome and one of the co-editors of the book. We explored what is hindering humanity from learning what we already know, ...
by Hunter Lovins, member of The Club of Rome and President of Natural Capitalism Solutions
15 November 2023 - Five ways we can empower ourselves and tackle the climate crisis – effectively
Yes, it’s real: that cold mass in the pit of your stomach when you realize we might not make it. The climate crisis could end it for you, your family, all of humanity, oh, and life as ...
by Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya, member of The Club of Rome and Chief Executive Officer at African Wildlife Foundation
15 November 2023 - Africa stands at a crucial juncture. With internal and external pressures escalating for our rich resources, we are faced with pivotal choices. Do we embrace a future that safeguards our natural legacy or inadvertently destroy it? The stakes are high, and the ...
Lewis Akenji, member of The Club of Rome and Managing Director of Hot or Cool Institute in an interview with Communications Fellow Nonhlanhla Ngwenya.
13 November 2023 - Why did you join as a member of The Club of Rome?
I am interested in the themes covered by The Club of Rome, such as the political economy of overconsumption, its impacts on the environment and socio-political consequences. There is growing inequality between ...
By Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of The Club of Rome and co-lead of the Earth4All initiative
07 November 2023 - This week, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is meeting in Paris for its annual forum. On the negotiating table is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to end the flow of public money into fossil fuels, but you’d be forgiven for not ...
Interview with Julia Kim, a member of The Club of Rome and International Advisor at the Gross National Happiness Centre, Bhutan
06 November 2023 - As part of the Q&A series with the authors of Limits and Beyond, we sat down with Julia Kim, a member of The Club of Rome and International Advisor at the Gross National Happiness (GNH) Centre in Bhutan. Kim shares her insights about Bhutan’s commitment to ...
Gianfranco Bologna, member of The Club of Rome and Honorary President Scientific Community at WWF Italy in an interview with Communications Fellow Nonhlanhla Ngwenya.
31 October 2023 - What inspired you to pursue a career in nature and sustainability?
My fascination with the natural world began in childhood and continued through my secondary school years. I formed a small association called Animal Friends and Scholars Society (in Italian ...
Interview with Petra Künkel, a member of The Club of Rome and the Founder of the Collective Leadership Institute.
27 October 2023 - As part of the Q&A series with authors of Limits and Beyond, we talked to Petra Kuenkel, a member of The Club of Rome and the Founder of the Collective Leadership Institute. Kuenkel explores how patriarchal systems are connected to the crises we are facing ...
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