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Pacific Rim Ocean-Climate Action Partnership, an ambition coalition of Pacific governments
Location
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5:15 PM
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Creating a Blue-Green Future: Advancing ocean-climate solutions through COP26

A discussion hosted by the Pacific Rim Ocean-Climate Action Partnership (PROCAP) with the support of the United Nations Foundation and Ocean Conservancy as the acting secretariat for PROCAP.

With a number of key moments to advance ocean-climate action on the horizon, including the U.N. ocean-climate dialogue in November 2020, the ongoing submission of NDCs, and the U.N. climate conference in November 2021 (COP26), please join us for a discussion on how countries can create a blue-green future. 

Climate change is the greatest threat to the ocean and the coastal communities that rely on its health. Yet the ocean is also a source of sustainable climate solutions. A comprehensive climate strategy will maximize ocean-based measures—from decarbonizing the shipping sector to protecting and restoring coastal blue carbon ecosystems—to complement the full suite of policies necessary to phase out carbon pollution and build climate resilience for frontline communities and ecosystems.

Featuring:

Secretary John Kerry, Visiting Distinguished Statesman, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, United States

Gonzalo Muñoz, High-Level Climate Action Champion, Chile

Wade Crowfoot, Secretary of Natural Resources, California

Patricia Fuller, Ambassador for Climate Change, Canada

Andrea Meza, Minister of Environment, Costa Rica

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Minister for Economy, Fiji

Ligia Castro de Doens, National Director for Climate Change, Panamá

Gabriel Quijandría Acosta, Viceminister for Strategic Development of Natural Resources, Perú

Please Note: Ocean Conservancy is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization. Ocean Conservancy does not support or endorse any political candidates. This issue-focused event is designed to discuss ocean climate solutions and is being held in compliance with the rules governing 501(c)(3) organizations.