Arctic Basecamp x Reuters Impact

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Warning

Amid the noise of a frantic news agenda, Arctic Warning aims to keep the climate story front and centre and address the disconnect between boardroom conversations and the concerns, demands and hopes of younger generations.

Arctic Warning Series with Reuters Impact

Reuters IMPACT & Arctic Basecamp launch ‘Arctic Warning’

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Hosted by Reuters Editor-at-Large Axel Threlfall and Professor Gail Whiteman, Founder of Arctic Basecamp, the series engages leaders from business and politics, activists and changemakers, presenting an exciting new approach to the climate challenge.

“The future of the arctic is the future of humanity” – ABC Founder

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Arctic Basecamp’s Gail Whiteman tells Reuters IMPACT why the arctic is key to managing climate change and that while the private sector wants to act faster to find solutions, it needs to work more closely with science to move forward. “I’m not seeing enough courage,” Whiteman says.

Importance of impact accounting dawning on Davos

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Environmentalist, philanthropist and businessman Andre Hoffman tells Reuters IMPACT and Arctic Basecamp that the key to a sustainable future requires an urgent move from traditional financial accounting to impact accounting that measures social, human, and natural capital.

Circularity Excites Ingka’s Brodin Most

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Jesper Brodin, CEO of Ingka Group, tells Reuters & Arctic Basecamp that circularity has overtaken renewable energy as the solution that excites him most in the climate conversation. Yet while he remains optimistic about the overall direction of travel, more courage and more risk-taking is urgently needed from business leaders to drive momentum.

“Scientists are bad-asses” – Princess Eugenie enlightened by Davos conversations

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In an exclusive conversation, Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie tells Reuters IMPACT and Arctic Basecamp that she feels enlightened by efforts to fight climate change, but at the same time impatient to see real progress. Describing herself as “glass half full,” the Princess tells us how eager she is to help move the needle on the environment.

 

“Hope is not a plan” – Pakistan Climate Minister

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Pakistan’s climate minister, Sherry Rehman, spoke to Reuters IMPACT and Arctic Basecamp on the fringes of the World Economic Forum saying that while everybody wants to help, the glass is only one-third full right now and that “hope is not a plan.”

Ukraine war underscores need to back new green tech – Boris Johnson

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Description: In an exclusive conversation with Reuters IMPACT and Arctic Basecamp, Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges the world to double down on new green technologies such as wind and nuclear, saying the results will eventually speak for themselves. “You have to overcome people’s scepticism and show them that green agenda is going to bring their bills down,” he says.