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Higher Ground

Earlier this month, I shared a video excerpt of my conversation with The Wall Street Journal editor and Stanford University ...

STORY URL: ECO:nomics: Preparing For The Big Storm
How can companies prepare for environmental disasters? J. Eric Smith, President and CEO of Swiss Re Americas talks about what steps companies can minimize their risk.

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Achieving the greatest effects with the simplest of means

Yesterday I was in the Swiss countryside, just outside the quiet, picturesque and sleepy little town of Payerne. A few ...

STORY URL: Solar Impulse 2 unveiled | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
In 2012 Swiss Re Corporate Solutions became the sole insurer of Solar...

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"Earth Hour is nothing but an ineffective feel-good event"

In his recent USA Today article Bjorn Lomborg states that "Earth Hour" is nothing but an "ineffective feel-good event". Lomborg ...

STORY URL: Lomborg: Earth Hour just a feel-good campaign
Instead, give light to the 1.3 billion people who still live without electricity.

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Solar Impulse 2 to be unveiled tomorrow

The wait is almost over! On 9 April, the world will see Solar Impulse 2, the plane that will undertake ...

STORY URL: Solar Impulse 2 to be unveiled soon | Swiss Re - Leading Global Reinsurer
In 2012 Swiss Re Corporate Solutions became the sole insurer of Solar...

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"Sunshine Cinema" brings stories and solutions

I love storytelling ... and who doesn't, right? It goes back to the caves and first camp fires - we sit ...

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Europe’s energy transition is in your hands!

Europe’s energy transition could be in worse shape indeed. While it is not certain whether the EU will meet ...

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Calculating climate insurance

Despite many positive steps in recent years, China remains the single greatest greenhouse gas emitter worldwide. This is a sad ...

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Finding the balance - energy, food, housing, jobs...

Finding the balance. - 9 billion by 2050, this brings many challenges to us and future generations, the main topics have ...

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The wealth and potential of solar energy

David Bresch, Swiss Re's Global Head Sustainability, talks about the wealth of solar energy and a future that doesn't rely ...

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Of mom and meat

"Well it doesn't make sense to have Thanksgiving dinner without the turkey so I just won't cook." Her arms ...

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How food is irrelevant in feeding 9 billion- my perspective

Once upon a time, in ancient India (actually South India), there lived a great Tamil poet and philosopher called Saint ...

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Mein Weg zu mehr Lebensqualität und weniger Welthunger

Es gibt kaum ein Problem, bei dem wir Konsumenten so viel mit so einfachen Massnahmen erreichen können, wie im Bereich ...

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So many issues: isn't it great?

A six-hour bus journey, and your mind does tend to wander. Which is what mine did in early November as ...

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What it will take to become a Type 1 civilization

I've recently watched a very thought-provoking TED Talk by Neill Blomkamp, the young South-African filmmaker who brought us "District 9" ...

STORY URL: TEDxVancouver - Neill Blomkamp - 11/21/09
About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people toget...

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Solar ~ Hut(s)

The story is simple - There are very hot sunny days in many parts of the Earth. The question is simple ...

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