The Sophie Prize

Sophie Prize Winner 2013:

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben

The American journalist, author and environmentalist, Bill McKibben (1960) receives the Sophie Prize 2013 for his mobilizing force to fight global warming.

The Sophie Prize jury finds that Bill McKibben in only a few years has demonstrated a remarkable mobilizing forve, building a global, social movement, fighting to preserve a sustainable planet. Read more | Prize Ceremony

A Cosmic Responsibility

A Cosmic Responsibility

Friday 01 November 2013
By Jostein Gaarder

What is time? The individual’s horizon comes first, and then the horizon of the family, the present culture and the culture based on the tradition of the written language. Then there is, in addition, what we call geological time.

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Sophie’s Legacy Award

Sophie’s Legacy Award

Tuesday 29 October 2013

This is the last Sophie Prize Award. The board is, however, convinced that the spirit of the Sophie Prize – a sustainable future – will continue.

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The Sophie Prize Ceremony 2013

The Sophie Prize Ceremony 2013

Tuesday 29 October 2013

See photos from the The Sophie Prize Ceremony 2013.

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Speech by Sophie Prize Winner Bill McKibben

Speech by Sophie Prize Winner Bill McKibben

Monday 28 October 2013
By Bill McKibben

I am so grateful for this prize.

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Speech by the chair of the board of the Sophie Prize

Speech by the chair of the board of the Sophie Prize

Monday 28 October 2013
By Liv Røhnebæk Bjergene

Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Friends

”Climate change is the single biggest thing humans have ever done on this planet. The only ting that needs to be bigger is our movement to stop it”.

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Bill McKibben receives the Sophie Prize of $100.000 in Oslo today

Monday 28 October 2013

OSLO: The acclaimed American journalist, author and environmentalist Bill McKibben (53) receives the international Sophie Prize today. His message to an audience of 1000 is clear: – We need to leave most of the carbon in the ground.

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28.10: Join us at the Sophie Prize Award and honor Bill McKibben

28.10: Join us at the Sophie Prize Award and honor Bill McKibben

Monday 14 October 2013

We are happy to invite you to the Sophie Prize Award at Chateau Neuf in Oslo on October 28 at 17.00, to honour Bill McKibben. He receives the Sophie Prize 2013 for his mobilizing force to fight global warming.

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29.10: Seminar with Bill McKibben

29.10: Seminar with Bill McKibben

Monday 14 October 2013

The Sophie Prize and the University of Oslo (Centre for Ecological and Ecolutionary Synthesis) are happy to invite to an exclusive seminar with Bill McKibben.

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Bill McKibben receives the Sophie Prize 2013

Bill McKibben receives the Sophie Prize 2013

Monday 27 May 2013

The American journalist, author and environmentalist, Bill McKibben (1960) receives the Sophie Prize 2013 for his mobilizing force to fight global warming.

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James Hansen believes that a victory in the fight against tar sands is possible

James Hansen believes that a victory in the fight against tar sands is possible

Monday 13 May 2013

The Sophie Prize Winner 2010, the American climate scientist James Hansen, believes it is possible to win the fight against tar sand. At his private blog Hansen recently expressed how he is encouraged by the mobilization in Norway against Statoil’s tar sand production in Canada.

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The Sophie Prize Award 2013 will take place on October 28

The Sophie Prize Award 2013 will take place on October 28

Monday 13 May 2013

The Sophie Prize Award-winner 2013 will soon be announced. Normally the award ceremony takes place in the middle of June. This year there will be a big award ceremony on the 28th of October.

Speech by Sophie Prize Winner Eva Joly

Speech by Sophie Prize Winner Eva Joly

Thursday 14 June 2012
By Gro Eva Farseth Joly

It is a great honour for me to be awarded the Sophie Prize. I accept it with a huge debt of gratitude and with an enormous sense of my own inadequacy.

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Speech by the chair of the board of the Sophie Prize

Speech by the chair of the board of the Sophie Prize

Wednesday 13 June 2012
By Liv Røhnebæk Bjergene

”Today’s economic system is at odds with the limits set by nature. Too many decisions are based on short-term profit for a few select groups rather than a moral and fair distribution of the world's resources”.

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Eva Joly receives the Sophie Prize on June 13th

Friday 11 May 2012

An official Ceremony to honor Eva Joly, the Sophie Prize winner of 2012, will be held in Oslo on June 13th. The Norwegian Minister of the Environment, Bård Vegar Solhjell, will hand over the prize.

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The last Sophie Prize

The last Sophie Prize was awarded on 28 October 2013. There will be no further nomination processes.

"Never underestimate
the individuals ability to change the world"

Mahatma Gandhi

The Sophie Prize

The Sophie Prize is one of the world’s most generous environment and sustainable development Prizes. The Sophie Prize is established to inspire people working towards a sustainable future.

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Bryggetorget 1 (Aker Brygge)
0250 Oslo
Norway

Phone: +47 99 79 71 13

info(at)sofieprisen.no

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Liv Røhnebæk Bjergene

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