Wow! More than 90 participants attended our virtual zoom General Assembly. Speakers included ENEX’s newest partner, Bandeirantes, Brazil. The biggest hit of the meeting turned out not to be our powerpoint slides on the budget but the musical interlude from Aemy Niafeliz.
and she is one of Curacao’s most talented singers. Willemstad, Curacao is the destination for GA2021 – Covid allowing!
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After Biden’s win it looks like the USA will rejoin the Paris Accords to limit carbon emissions and reduce global warming. By itself that won’t be enough to limit climate change. In our ENEX webinar series we tackled what needs to be done and whether or not the response to Covid can show us the way to save the planet.
September 2020 was the hottest month ever recorded. Millions of acres in California have been scorched by devasting wildfires producing the region’s first ever ‘’gigafire’’. In Siberia, land normally covered in snow has instead hosted uncontrollable fires that spew carbon emissions into the atmosphere, adding to the still climbing toll of pollutants produced by human activity. Many scientists believe it is already too late to avert a global disaster.
But the Covid pandemic has shown us how society can rapidly change and adapt to new realities. Pollution levels plummeted during lockdown. Efforts to build more sustainable and green economies have been accelerated. When we emerge from the pandemic, will it have taught us how to solve climate change?
+++ This is a remastered edit of the LIVE Webinar from 28. October 2020 +++
with Richard Calland
Associate Professor in Public Law University of Cape Town Richard Calland has thirty years of experience in law, politics and sustainability. He practiced law at the bar for seven years before moving to South Africa in 1994 to work on the country’s founding democratic election. He is now based at the University of Cape Town (UCT) as an Associate Professor in Public Law. Richard is a Fellow of the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and has advised a large number of organizations including the World Bank.He Is a prominent political analyst, and a columnist.
Emily Shuckburgh Director of Cambridge Zero University of Cambridge Dr Emily Shuckburgh is Director of Cambridge Zero at the University of Cambridge and Reader in Environmental Data Science at the Department of Computer Science and Technology. She is a mathematician and climate scientist and a Fellow of Darwin College, a Fellow of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, an Associate Fellow of the Centre for Science and Policy and a Fellow of the British Antarctic Survey.
Gary Kendall Strategy & Sustainability Advisor, Systems Thinker, Natural Scientist Dr Gary Kendall has been working at the intersection of business strategy and systemic risk for more than a decade. Prior to joining Nedbank in November 2013, he was Deputy Director at the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) in Cape Town for 3 years, helping business leaders in Southern Africa to understand the mounting system pressures that will reshape their operating context. Gary previously served as Executive Director at SustainAbility, a hybrid think-tank and strategy consultancy based in London, where he advised numerous blue-chip organisations
with the cooperation of the University of Cambridge This webinar video contains video sequences with copyright University of Cambridge, usage approved by the University of Cambridge. This webinar video also contains several photos from Unsplash.com and Shutterstock. Shutterstock images used in the video are licensed to Adrian Wells / Managing Director ENEX
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ENEX questioned Olaf Scholz, Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister, on the difficult challenges ahead. As leader of the SPD, Scholz runs for the Chancellorship in Germany’s elections in 2021.
Author and foreign affairs commentator, Tim Marshall, covered a wide range of topics including calls for more European integration, action on climate change and efforts to combat populism.
With Trump still refusing to concede the election, Germany’s Vice-Chancellor urged Trump to go.
He also predicted that the German economy would bounce back by 2021 and how the first phase of COVID vaccine will be distributed. For the first time, the event was streamed live on ENEX’s social media platforms and questions taken from the audience who watched from across the world.
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September 2020 was the hottest month ever recorded. Millions of acres in California have been scorched by devasting wildfires producing the region’s first ever ‘’gigafire’’. In Siberia, land normally covered in snow has instead hosted uncontrollable fires that spew carbon emissions into the atmosphere, adding to the still climbing toll of pollutants produced by human activity.
Many scientists believe it is already too late to avert a global disaster. But the Covid pandemic has shown us how society can rapidly change and adapt to new realities. Pollution levels plummeted during lockdown. Efforts to build more sustainable and green economies have been accelerated. When we emerge from the pandemic, will it have taught us how to solve climate change?
In this first ENEX webinar series on 1. October 2020 we were live with CBS White House correspondents and special guests examined the campaign’s final days and what each result will mean for our global future.
This webinar was live from Washington, London and Paris on our YouTube channel.
Tim Marshall is the author of the international best selling ‘Prisoners of Geography’ and host of The What And The Why podcast.
He was the Diplomatic Editor of Sky News and foreign correspondent. Drawing on his thirty year career in broadcasting he is now a regular foreign affairs contributor to the BBC, Sky and LBC.
Anthony Salvanto, Ph.D, is CBS News’ director of Elections and Surveys.
He oversees all polling across the nation, states and congressional races, and heads the CBS News Decision Desk that estimates outcomes on election nights.
Salvanto appears regularly across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Since January 2012, Francois Clemenceau is Editor-in-chief of the Journal du Dimanche, in charge of international news.
He was previously Europe 1 Washington Correspondent for 7 years.
INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE
Paula Reid is a CBS News White House Correspondent based in Washington, D.C. Reid’s reporting is featured across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Before being named a White House correspondent in 2019, Reid covered the justice beat for CBS News. She provided extensive reporting on the Justice Department and led the network’s coverage of special counsel Robert Mueller and major developments related to the Mueller probe.
Her exchanges during White House briefings have frequently made news, such as when the White House revealed that President Trump believes he can fire the Special Counsel and during the Covid 19 pandemic. She reports across all CBS platforms including CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, CBSN and CBS News Radio.
François Clemenceau stated his opinion on the debate with the following words: “Frankly, I have never seen something like this debate, nothing at all. […] What we watched on this debate is not democracy as we practice it in Europe and this is not America as we think we love America.”
“I come back again to that great uncertainty in this race, which is the process of turning out,” said Anthony Salvanto, about the postal voting system – which seems to be understood better by Republicans than Democrats.”
“When asked about potential long-lasting damage done to the democratic institutions, Paula Reid commented: “He [Trump] is a symptom of some problems we have here in the US, particularly hyper-partisanship, racial tensions, economic disparity. I don’t think he’s the one who came in and caused all these problems […] in his own way he’s just setting new standards.”
https://enex.lu/public/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/youtube_thumb-1.png10801920Adrian Wellshttps://enex.lu/public/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Screen_ENEX_3d_Logo_Gradient_Color-2-1.jpgAdrian Wells2020-10-03 17:14:502020-10-07 18:35:03ENEX LIVE Webinar on U.S. Elections 2020