The Best Sustainability Tweets of the Week: ClimateWeek NYC, C40 Cities, Vogue Magazine, Vice President Biden, and Bill McKibben Mark Top Off Sustainability's Biggest Week
In perhaps sustainability's biggest week ever, the wind is at the back of the world's most important global initiative leading into December's COP21 United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France. Over 145 countries will attend this event and, according to the We Mean Business Coalition, the efforts of these global leaders is backed by over six million businesses who have indicated support for a strong climate deal.
From committed world leaders to multi-national corporate executives pledging to introduce sustainability at every level of their supply chain, last week's historic @ClimateWeekNYC conference was a flood of commitment towards the revitalization of our planet.
@voguemagazine brought us a glimpse of @TeslaMotors and @SpaceX's founder Elon Musk in this insightful article comparing the car-of-the-future creator and space ship manufacturer to the fictional characters Christian Grey and Tony Stark.
@VP, inspired by @Pontifex, shared thoughts of hope, optimism, and of the challenges put forth by Pope Francis's to make the world a better place in this @TIME article of inspiration written during the Pope's visit to Washington DC.
Finally, standing in what would normally be a brutal traffic jam in downtown Paris, @billmckibben brought us these images from @Gizmodo's coverage of Journee Sans Voiture (Day Without Cars). The seven hour event was part of an effort to draw attention to the city's pollution problem in advance of the upcoming climate talks.