Tag: Davos

The Green Buzz: Monday, January 27

Written by | January 27th, 2014

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States as trustees of the atmosphere, an exploding cow sitcom, and climate change heats up at Davos in today’s green news.

  1. First case of its kind: Courts will determine whether or not, by repealing greenhouse gas regulations, the state of New Mexico has violated its public trust duty to protect the state’s atmosphere.  (Los Angeles Times)
  2. A new four-episode Hulu sitcom produced by Chipotle, “Farmed and Dangerous,” will seek to educate consumers about factory farming using satire.  The series will premier February 17th.  (Mother Nature Network)
  3. Leaders in Davos last week stressed the need for a global re-commitment to curbing climate change, focusing on the economic and humanitarian risks of inaction.  (The Globe and Mail)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, January 23

Written by | January 23rd, 2013

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Green news time. Go!

  1. At the World Economic Forum, our president/CEO Mark Tercek talks about investing in nature. (Hub Culture)
  2. What do Chicago’s bird casualties tell us about climate change? Their feathers are full of secrets. (Grist)
  3. A new study suggests American cities are maybe less vulnerable to water scarcity than previously thought. (Conservation Magazine)
  4. A program in the UK will plant some trees in exchange for that old hoopty you’ve been driving around. (Treehugger)
  5. Willy’s free. Now Lolita needs help, says one filmmaker. (Mongabay)

Making the Business Case for Conservation

Written by | January 27th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here he looks at an innovative way one company is measuring the value of nature.

Smart Resource Management: Good for Nature, People and Business

Written by | January 26th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland talking about how climate change. population growth and global prosperity impact natural resources. Are other CEO’s listening?

Beyond the Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Written by | January 25th, 2012

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Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland to talk about innovative ways to tackle water, food, and energy challenges. Here he looks at what underlies those challenges.

Mark Tercek at the World Economic Forum: Part 2

Written by | January 28th, 2011

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The Conservancy’s president and CEO shares his thoughts about a hot topic at Davos—the growing scarcity of natural resources and what that means for us all.

Mark Tercek at the World Economic Forum: Part 1

Written by | January 27th, 2011

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The Conservancy’s president and CEO blogs from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where he’s participating in discussions about environmental sustainability, human well-being and more.

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