The ZEIT publishing group will be discussing this question in different formats over the course of 2021, from Earth Day on April 22 to COP 26 at Glasgow in November.
To kick off on April 22nd, ZEIT has invited leading climate activists, scientists, business representatives, and politicians to talk about, among other topics, the chances of achieving the 1.5 degree target; the shift to a low-carbon economy; and climate issues in transatlantic relations. 2DII’s Managing Director (Germany), Jakob Thomae, will speak during the session “Transformation of the Economy, Part 2: The Role of Financial Services and Capital Markets” from 12-12:45pm Berlin time.
Other featured speakers throughout the day include Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Centre of Sustainable Development, Columbia University; Alexandra Palt, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, L’Oréal; Bill McKibben, American environmentalist and journalist; and Saskia Bruysten, Co-Founder and CEO, Yunus Social Business.
The digital event starts at 10 a.m. and ends at around 6.45 p.m.