One minute video of extracts from talk at Solarplaza on 15th February (thanks to FMO Development Bank). See also extended version of powerpoint
This presentation, to accompany the publication of the updated edition of The Winning of The Carbon War, is easily downloadable on Slideshare here
Or as powerpoints, in 3 parts:
/ Part 2
/ Part 3
The powerpoint slides contain source urls in the notes. The book does… Read-more
Picture: BP advertising, 2000.
Q: Are they actually committed to diversifying beyond oil and gas this time, or is this just a fresh round of greenwash?
A: All this is beyond greenwash, but far short of retreat consistent with the Paris Agreement – the oil and gas companies and are… Read-more
In a report entitled “Climate Change and The Insurance Industry”, the world’s largest insurance market was advised as follows in February 1993: “It would behove the industry to look very closely at where all capital is invested. Fossil-fuel-related operations should be eschewed, and solar energy and energy-efficiency projects favoured.” I… Read-more
Q: How do you feel about the developments at the One Planet Summit in Paris? Was it enough?
It wasn’t enough to hit the ultimate Paris Agreement targets, but enough to keep those targets in play. I very much enjoyed the flurry of financial-sector announcements at the summit. If the… Read-more
The US was a marginal presence at a COP23 summit that kept the wind in the sails of global climate action, writes Jeremy Leggett in Recharge Magazine.
Busy executives in companies producing and using renewable energy may be wondering what to make of the increasingly detailed negotiations at the latest… Read-more
Photo: Solarcentury CEO Frans van den Heuvel
Solarcentury entered a long-term strategic partnership with Germany’s number one solar park builder, Capital Stage, this week. Together we intend to capitalise and execute 1.1 GW of a 2.5 GW Solarcentury project pipeline, in 5 countries, an undertaking requiring capital of £0.8 billion… Read-more
Paramount Pictures, West London, 16th August 2017
A private screening of Al Gore’s film, An Inconvenient Sequel. We are ten years on from the release of his original blockbuster, An Inconvenient Truth. The new film tells the story of that decade, and the race against time that it represents for… Read-more
Presentation to the Springtij sustainability festival, Netherlands
Comments on Twitter:
Christiana Figueres: Thanks @JeremyLeggett
for excellent picture book of demise of fossil fuels. And accelerating!
Jonathon Rowson: A fabulous pictorial representation of the key moments, facts and decisions in our necessary energy transition …this visual and data rich narrative represents… Read-more
Cambridge, UK, 31st July 2017
I land at Heathrow, take a train into London and then another to Cambridge. I have occasional sessional teaching duties at the University, with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). CISL is widely known for running HRH The Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability… Read-more