Bloomberg: Bumper Issue

Bloomberg: Bumper Issue

Bloomberg Green: Extreme Weather – Adaptation & Mitigation

Drought in Canada, floods in Germany, and wildfires across much of the Northern hemisphere. 2021 has seen an unprecedented number of extreme weather events; but in the face of man-made climate disaster, what can people, corporations and governments do? In this edition, we look at the world of climate hedging, as companies learn to live alongside a changing environment. We speak with Munich Re’s Chief Climate Scientist about insurance against an unstable climate. And we investigate the link between extreme weather and consumer prices.

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Leaders with lacqua Goes Green: Norman Foster

Norman Foster is one of the world’s most revered architects, and a pioneer of sustainable design. In the latest episode of Leaders With Lacqua Goes Green, the Foster + Partners founder speaks to Francine Lacqua about how the space race of the 1960s inspired what he calls a “planetary awareness,” gives his thoughts on how the pandemic will change building and city design going forward and defends his work on airports that some green campaigners have criticized.

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Bloomberg Wealth: John Paulson

David Rubenstein learns key investment strategies and tactics from a high-profile roster of professional investing luminaries. John Paulson, Paulson & Co. president and portfolio manager, talks about the trade that made him a billionaire, gold, cryptocurrencies and inflation. He’s on “Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein.”

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Moonshot: The First Parastronaut

Crazy scientists chasing humanity’s wildest dreams. Humans have always been drawn to grand ideas, but for the first time in history some of these crazy, often controversial dreams seem within reach. What will it take to succeed, what has it already taken and what would the implications be for the world? The European Space Agency is studying the future recruitment of disabled astronauts, also known as parastronauts. The move marks a giant leap forward in extending equal access to the final frontier. Indeed, zero gravity may eventually upend terrestrial ideas of what it means to be “disabled.”

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Front Row: Victor Khosla

Watch exclusive interviews with the most influential names in finance. Victor Khosla isn’t reluctant to criticize his peers in the business of distressed debt investing. As he sees it, they’re too reliant on Wall Street for trades, don’t care enough about the companies they end up controlling and give up returns by hunting in packs. In this interview, the founder and chief investment officer of Strategic Value Partners discusses his private equity-like approach, tackles the “vulture” label, makes predictions for the next distressed debt cycle and dismisses SPACs. Khosla spoke exclusive with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg’s “Front Row.”

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Bloomberg Green: Solutions to the UN’s Code Red

The world’s top climate experts issue a warning and a challenge for policymakers. Without drastic action, the world won’t meet its Paris Climate goals to meaningfully reduce global warming. This week: we dig into the implications of the report as the world gets ready for COP26. Plus: the UN warns its findings should be a ‘death knell for coal and fossil fuels.’ We look at some of the solutions to the climate crisis, from existing technologies, to ones just over the horizon.

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Inside Venezuela

Venezuela is in default; the country has suffered one of the greatest economic and humanitarian crises in modern history. Now, after four years of crippling U.S. sanctions, President Nicolas Maduro is making a public plea aimed directly at President Joe Biden– it’s time for a deal. Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker travels inside Venezuela and sits down with Maduro to discuss the country’s future.

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Studio 1.0: Vitalik Buterin

Bloomberg West’s Emily Chang sits down with the biggest influencers in technology to find out who they are, how they got there, and where they are going. Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, speaks to Bloomberg’s Emily Chang about creating the second most valuable cryptocurrency behind Bitcoin, the future of a decentralized Internet and the possible threat to legacy companies like Facebook and Twitter.

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The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer – Noubar Afeyan

Renowned financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein travels the country talking to leaders to uncover their stories and their path to success. Noubar Afeyan has started 76 companies over his career. One of those companies is Moderna, the Covid-19 vaccine maker that recently surpassed Merck in market value. Afeyan discusses Moderna’s success and where his firm, Flagship Pioneering, is looking for its next opportunity in this episode of “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.”

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Bloomberg Wealth: Marc Andreessen

David Rubenstein learns key investment strategies and tactics from a high-profile roster of professional investing luminaries. Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, talks about cryptocurrencies, the explosion of venture capital and how to get funding in Silicon Valley. He’s on the latest episode of “Bloomberg Wealth with David Rubenstein.”

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Bloomberg Green: Taking the Carbon Out of Travel

At the height of summer, we answer the question that all the climate-conscious are looking to solve: how to make your vacation green. So from the EU’s plan to incentivize train travel, to Elon Musk’s dreams of a Hyperloop, here’s the practical solutions as well as the technologies of the future to make travel better for the planet. Plus: we speak to the CEO of Neste about how to make jet fuel out of chip fat and Booking.com’s director of sustainability about the lessons learned from the pandemic.

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Bloomberg Green: Making Finance Sustainable

Money is flooding into sustainable finance at a pace that has never been seen before. But, as companies and countries pump cash into climate projects, how can we differentiate the change-makers from the profit-takers? In this edition of “Bloomberg Green” we break down the institutions trying to define what makes sustainable investments ‘green’. Plus, we talk to the CEO of European private equity house EQT about a world-first: a bond issuance linked to sustainable goals where failure to meet targets means a bigger payout for investors.

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The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer – Chris Kempczinski

Renowned financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein travels the country talking to leaders to uncover their stories and their path to success. McDonald’s Corp. CEO Chris Kempczinski discusses the pandemic, wages, getting back to work and what makes their fries taste so good. He appears on “The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations.”

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