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2017

Richard Damania: Connecting the Drops: Water Scarcity and the Economy


2016

Bob Massie: Divestment from fossil fuels and the implications for the Paris Agreement

Saleemul Huq: How the most vulnerable countries are leading the world to tackle climate change

Jeffrey D. Sachs: Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement

Amy Lauren Lovecraft: Anticipatory Governance in Social-Ecological Systems: Researching Community Health and Sustainability in Arctic Alaska

Naomi Oreskes: The persistence of climate change denial

Sir Andy Haines: Safeguarding human health in the Antropocene epoch


2015

Julian Agyeman & Duncan McLaren: Sharing Cities - A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

Johan Rockström: Arctic Resilience and Humanity's Future on Earth

Niki Frantzeskaki: Systems Thinking and Sustainability

ODYSUS workshop: Data and Sustainable Development Goals

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella: Sustainable Energy for All – an initiative to transform the global energy system

Stefan Rahmstorf: Changes in the Gulf Stream System, planetary waves and extreme weather

Magdy Martínez-Solimán: Sustainable Development Goals - Rethinking Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Era


2014

COSI Launch

Sir David King & Laura Storm: How cities can respond to 21st century climate change challenges

Sean Meyn: Why Do We Ignore Risk in Power Economics?

Edward Millard & Henrik Egelyng: From cocoa to consumer – building beyond sustainable certifications

Inge Kaul: The sovereignty paradox and how to solve it

Matt Hoffman & Maria Figueroa: Is a Breakthrough in Climate Change Governance on the Horizon?

James White: Sustainability, abrupt climate change and you

Martin Lidegaard: What you can do to change the climate


2013

Ruben Echeverría: Sustainable partnerships for global food security

Tim Jackson: Prosperity and sustainability “after the crisis”

Max Boykoff: Making Sense of the role of media in shaping awareness and engagement with climate change

Ben Cashore: Can market forces rescue global forest governance?

David Gee: Late lessons from early warnings

Tony Simons: Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes: Approaches, Tools and Metrics

Lidia Brito: Science for Global Sustainability: Challenges and opportunities

Mohamed Nasheed: How can we build a carbon neutral world economy?

Jon Day: Ecosystem based management – is the Great Barrier Reef really the ‘gold standard?'

Dr. Paval Kabat: Systems Science for Policy Support


2012

Tim Lenton: Early warning of climate tipping points

Mike Hulme: What sort of knowledge for what sort of politics?

Christian Friis Bach: Rio+20 – Green economy and global visions

Arctic Conference

Michael Grubb: Planetary Economics


2011

Rajendra K. Pachauri: Is Today's Economic Growth Sustainable?

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber: A social contract for sustainability. But what if we fail?

Gerhard Dieterle: Global Demands – Local Needs

Wangari Maathai: The Environment, Democarcy & Peace: A critical link

Stephen Toope: Everything is Included

Connie Hedegaard: EU's Role in the Climate Change Negotiations

Inger Andersen: Greening Development: Moving Towards Rio+20 and Beyond

Finn Tarp og Per Pinstrup-Andersen: Sustainable Development in a Period of Climate Change