Global Thought Leaders

Al Gore

Al Gore

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton.

Pavan Sukhdev

Pavan Sukhdev is an environmental economist whose field of studies include green economy and international finance.

David Attenborough

He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on the planet.

Teddy Goldsmith

Edward René David Goldsmith, widely known as Teddy Goldsmith, was an Anglo-French environmentalist, writer and philosopher. He was a member the prominent Goldsmith family.

Mohan Munasinghe

Mohan Munasinghe is a Sri Lankan physicist, academic and economist with a focus on energy, water resources, sustainable development and climate change.

Joseph Stiglitz

Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the John Bates Clark Medal.

The World Bank

The World Bank is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results.

Yale Climate Connections

Yale Climate Connections is an initiative of the Yale Center for Environmental Communication, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.


GRID-Arendal is a centre collaborating with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), supporting informed decision making and awareness-raising.

Climate Reality

The Climate Reality Project is bringing the facts about the climate crisis into the mainstream and engaging the public in conversation about how to solve it.

The Earth Institute

We're not your average academic institution with researchers and students buried under mounds of books and papers.

Asian Development Bank - ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution that is owned by 67 members - 48 from the region.

The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper. Founded in 1821 as a local paper replacing the radical Manchester Observer,