climate change


Episode 22 – Water Scarcity: Don’t Blame Climate Change

Danilo Turk, Mark Zeitoun, and Muna Dajani present a sobering analysis on the state of global water management and examine how this life-giving resource can be weaponised to do harm. Overview Water scarcity is a growing problem around the world, especially in the Middle East, but climate change is only half the story. In this episode of The Impact Room, we look at the soc[...]


Episode 21 – Big Bets

The Rockefeller Foundation president, Dr Rajiv Shah, talks climate change, risk aversion, and solutions philanthropy. Overview The Rockefeller Foundation is one of the world’s oldest and largest philanthropies. It was launched in 1910 with funds from oil, but in 2020, unveiled a plan to divest its US$5 billion endowment from existing fossil fuel interests and refrain[...]