Carbon Pricing has an important role to play in providing a broad signal to shift the world’s economies in order to reach the objectives of the Paris Agreement. A recent report of the High Level Commission on Carbon Prices highlights the need for carbon prices of at least US$40–80/tCO2 by 2020 and US$50–100/tCO2 by 2030. The next question is how?
Wednesday Sept 20 NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square Park South, Snow Dining Room, 4th floor, New York, NY10012 5:00pm 6:30pm
Going "All In” to Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation + film premiere of 'Stewards of the Forest'
If we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change, it is imperative that we end deforestation. This event will be an opportunity for everyone who has a stake in the no-deforestation agenda to join together, share insights, build awareness of existing efforts, align on action plans and strengthen partnerships.
Wednesday Sept 20 Rockefeller Foundation 420 5th Ave, New York City 4:00pm 8:00pm
How is the fashion industry addressing climate change? This panel will gather fashion industry leaders (from Mara Hoffman, Zady, H&M) to discuss what the third largest global industry is doing to mitigate climate damage.
Wednesday Sept 20 Neuehouse, 110 E 25th St Penthouse New York, NY 10010 8:15am 10:00am
As a part of Climate Week, on Wednesday, September 20, we’ll discuss how we can create real behavior change across consumers at scale to support environmentally responsible practices, policies, and products.
Wednesday Sept 20 65 West 11th St. New York, NY 10011 8:30am 3:00pm
Fiji’s presidency of COP23, the first ‘Islands COP,’ offers an opportunity for SIDS and other most vulnerable countries to put their concerns and ambitions at the forefront of the negotiations and in the implementation process.
Wednesday Sept 20 Climate Hub Instituto Cervantes 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 12:00pm
Hosted by Moody’s Investors Service in partnership with the Climate Bonds Initiative, the Climate Week 2017 briefing will focus on the risks climate change is posing on local governments at both state and city levels and the need to invest in the low carbon economy.
Wednesday Sept 20 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street New York, NY 10007 8:30am 11:30am
Covington is hosting an invitation-only meeting to discuss strategies to advance clean transportation. This meeting will address issues related to federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards, the California Waiver, and heavy duty truck and bus emissions policy. t.
Wednesday Sept 20 Covington & Burling LLP, 620 8th Ave., New York, NY 10018 10:00am 11:30am
High-Level Event on Climate Education for Children and Youth – “Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”
UNICEF will host a high-level event to discuss the key role that education and youth play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, to foster the establishment of multi-stakeholder partnerships for climate change education.
Wednesday Sept 20 UNICEF House, room Danny Kaye 3 United Nations Plaza (44 Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues) New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 2:00pm
Join a Hub Culture evening networking reception for invited guests in the global climate community: UNGA for Global Goals Week, Climate Week NYC.
Wednesday Sept 20 Bryant Park Grill Rooftop 25 W 40th Street New York, NY 10018 8:00pm 10:00pm
Reaching New York City’s goal of 80x50 will require transformative approaches to how we use and consume energy in the City. Whether it’s retrofitting NYC buildings, electrifying transportation, being smarter in how we collect and process solid waste, or shifting our energy supply towards renewables, an incremental approach to business-as-usual is unlikely to be sufficient.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Library at the Public, 425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003 8:00am 10:00am
ENDANGERED! The Musical is a groundbreaking eco-musical about a climate change induced Superstorm that hits NYC and floods the Zoo, stranding a Kid reporter and a group of endangered animals from around the world
Wednesday Sept 20 Davenport Theatre 354 W 45th St, NY, NY 10036 New York, NY 10036 3:00pm 6:30pm
Now more than ever, following an unprecedented year on the global political stage, institutional investors have a critical role to play in addressing climate change. The Paris Agreement entered into force in November 2016 and calls on global investors to address the potential impact of climate-related financial risk on their portfolios.
Wednesday Sept 20 MSCI Global Headquarters, 7 World Trade Center, Skytop 48th Floor New York, NY 10007 8:30am 11:30am
Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation
This event aims to share information for sound implementation and scaling up of CSA, and to highlight the work of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), its Action Groups, and multistakeholder members towards meeting CSA goals.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E. 42nd St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 11:00am
The IKEA Foundation, Autodesk Foundation, What Design Can Do and the Purpose Climate Lab invite you to celebrate creative, innovative solutions to climate change from across the globe. Our panel of speakers from around the world will share their stories of success and we invite you to join us to listen, learn and share your ideas with other creative minds.
Wednesday Sept 20 115 5th Avenue New York, NY 10003 4:00pm 6:00pm
Climate Club’s Climate Breakfast on September 20th will seek to present how and why private and public sector leaders are using carbon neutrality and most importantly, how to get their Executive Boards on board. High-level panelists from private and public sector organizations will discuss their experience and approach with key influencers.
Wednesday Sept 20 350 Park Ave, 13th floor, New York, NY 10022 8:30am 12:00pm