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Mark Kenber

Mark Kenber is the CEO of The Climate Group, an international non-profit working with corporate and government leaders to promote a prosperous, low carbon future. The Climate Group is co-convenor of Climate Week NYC, the collaborative space for all events in support of the UN Climate Summit.

Entries by Mark Kenber

Critical Year for Climate Change

(2) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 9:26 AM

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) will help government leaders develop policies that address a series of major global economic challenges, as well as promote growth.

Whilst all these goals are equally important in their own right, Goal 13, combating climate change, is arguably the only one that, if not accomplished,...

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Climate Week NYC Will Help Secure Critical Business and Government Buy-In for a Global Climate Deal Next Year

(8) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 10:09 AM

In a couple of weeks, New York City will be host to more than a hundred events about climate change. From roundtables showcasing the latest low carbon innovation, to mass gatherings demanding climate action, this unprecedented mobilization, under the umbrella of Climate Week NYC, will be critical to the...

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The Case for Revolution (An American Clean Revolution That Is)

(7) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 1:08 PM

This is a challenging time for America.

The economy registers only a modest recovery. For many Americans, the great financial crisis of 2008 has not truly ended, four years on and counting. Growth is not forthcoming. Job creation is not happening fast enough. China has overtaken the U.S. as...

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Where Are Rio's Real Headlines?

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 8:34 AM

I've been asked by a few journalists in Rio this week whether I was pessimistic about the chances of meaningful agreement. Media coverage has -- to a certain point understandably -- included stories about negotiators quibbling over punctuation, subliminally painting images of Roman emperors, lyres, and blazing urban backdrops.


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