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The state of multilateralism: Shaky, fragile & stretched to capacity

Dr. Comfort Ero of the International Crisis Group has spent her career tackling the most difficult conflicts in the world, often exacerbated by severe environmental or social disasters. But as the climate crisis and war in Ukraine compound the forces pushing many fragile societies to the brink, she says multilateral institutions like the United Nations are not prepared to meet the challenge.

Sustainability

As societies grapple with climate change, innovators and pioneers are making bold commitments and investments today & but will it be enough?
Can data and AI save lives and make the world safer?

Can data and AI save lives and make the world safer?

There’s been much focus on the perils and threats posed by these scientific developments, but how can they be proactively harnessed to mitigate climate challenges and create a more resilient world?

Why investors need to support biodiversity

Why investors need to support biodiversity

For years, investors have been largely absent from nature financing. But now you have opportunities across all asset classes."If we don't start mobilizing private capital, we're going to have an issue" with biodiversity, Ingrid Kukuljan, head of Impact & Sustainable Investing at Federated Hermes, says during "Time for nature: Turning biodiversity risk into opportunity," a livestream conversation hosted by GZERO in partnership with Suntory.

Indigenous people: true guardians of land and oceans

Indigenous people: true guardians of land and oceans

If the earth were a company, who'd you pick to run its assets? For Hindou Ibrahim, co-chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change, it should be Indigenous people, who have been protecting the land and the oceans far longer than governments. That's what makes them the true guardians of ecosystems. "We cannot sustain and protect this biodiversity if we do not recognize and respect the rights of indigenous peoples to their land tenure" and access to finance, Ibrahim says in a Global Stage livestream conversation hosted by GZERO in partnership with Microsoft.

Why young people belong on the frontline of the climate fight

Why young people belong on the frontline of the climate fight

Across especially the developing world, young people have been disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change. Yet they still lack a place at the policymaking table.How can we fix this? Dr. Omnia El Omrani, Youth Envoy for COP27 and SDG Champion, offers some thoughts in a Global Stage livestream conversation hosted by GZERO in partnership with Microsoft.

War in Ukraine sets energy transition in "hyperdrive"

War in Ukraine sets energy transition in "hyperdrive"

GZERO Media caught up with Microsoft's Chief Environmental Officer Lucas Joppa at the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss ways to keep nations focused on climate change amid the converging crises of war and pandemic.

Egypt wants COP27 to be all about implementation

Egypt wants COP27 to be all about implementation

Later this year, Egypt will be hosting the COP27 Climate Summit. What does the gathering hope to accomplish at such an uncertain time for climate action? It's time to go from pledges and commitments to implementation, Egyptian Minister for International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat says during a Global Stage livestream conversation hosted by GZERO Media in partnership with Microsoft.

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