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Dr Gabrielle Walker – The future of the planet

The story is changing faster than the climate itself. Climate change is no longer just for tree huggers, or for the distant future, and dealing with it is not the enemy of profit. In fact, ignoring it puts asset values in serious jeopardy. There are lucrative investment opportunities to shape a low-carbon world that is a delight to live in. Gabrielle shares her vision.

To find out more watch Gabrielle's talk below and you can click here to download her slide presentation. 

Twitter: @gabriellewalk3r



Who is she?

Dr Gabrielle Walker is a strategist, speaker and facilitator, focusing on energy transition, sustainability and climate change.

 

What’s her mission?

Dr Walker works at boardroom level with a wide range of global companies to analyse emerging global trends, challenge conventional thinking and turn ideas into action.

 

Which of her books should I read?

”The Hot Topic: How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights On” spells out the issues of climate change clearly and accurately, and has been described by Al Gore as “a beacon of clarity”.

 

Interesting fact?

If just 1% of the yedoma soil from northern Siberia defrosts and decomposes, it would be as if humans doubled their current rate of greenhouse gas emissions.

 

Best quote

“A few shiny new Priuses won’t get humans out of this mess, and nor will sticking our heads in the sand. But we do still have time to tackle the worst aspects of climate change if we act fast and work hard.”

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