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EMBODIED ACTIVISM WORKSHOP WEEK

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EMBODIED ACTIVISM WORKSHOP WEEK

CreateART and Embodied Activism present a week of donation-based movement workshops and talks centered around Climate Awareness. All donations go to WE ACT for Environmental Justice, a Harlem-based nonprofit working to fight environmental racism at the city, state, and federal levels. Featuring dance and yoga classes from WE ARE NATURE choreographers Kelly Ashton Todd and Cameron McKinney. For full schedule, to sign up and donate visit www.createartperformance.org.

CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

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CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

A growing number of leading companies are committing themselves to ambitious climate goals. CEOs will engage in a multisector discussion on what’s driving their climate efforts and how they aim to overcome technology, policy, and other challenges on the path toward decarbonization.

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Dr. Pedro J. Pizarro President and CEO, Edison International Member, Board of Directors, Edison International and Southern California Edison

Wayne T. Smith Chairman and CEO, BASF Corporation Member, Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

Xie Zhenhua and Kevin Rudd in discussion

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Xie Zhenhua and Kevin Rudd in discussion

The Asia Society Policy Institute is delighted to host Minister Xie Zhenhua, China’s Special Advisor for Climate Change Affairs and the President of the Institute of Climate Change and Sustainable Development at Tsinghua University, for an address and discussion with the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. The discussion will focus on Chinese and global climate action, including the implementation of the Paris Agreement in the lead-up to the United Nations COP26 Climate Conference next year.

GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet

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GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (MOVEIUS) is creating a path for ballet to speak to political and societal issues. The nationally-acclaimed GLACIER: A Climate Change Ballet imagines dancers as melting polar ice caps and brings the arctic environment alive to audience members. Dancers ripple, crack and plunge amidst video projections by Robin Bell, creating movement that connects the audience-member to the impact of global warming.

Clean Energy Transitions in North Africa

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Clean Energy Transitions in North Africa

The IEA, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco, will convene a virtual regional symposium on 21 September 2020 to discuss how best to accelerate clean energy transitions in North Africa. The event will bring together energy leaders and other stakeholders to exchange views on best practices, success stories and lessons learned from across the region. It will also be an opportunity to reflect on the challenges of Covid-19 and its economic ramifications on North Africa’s energy sector.

Committed to Net Zero? Navigating the post-Paris Voluntary Carbon Market with your sanity still intact

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Committed to Net Zero? Navigating the post-Paris Voluntary Carbon Market with your sanity still intact

Offsetting pre-2020 wasn’t easy. Technically complex, plagued by criticism, and increasingly hard to make profitable. The Paris Agreement and a deluge of net zero corporate commitments have made the voluntary carbon market even more difficult to navigate effectively, just when we need it most to hit ambitious mitigation targets and address the climate crisis.

Recharge America: Zero Emissions Trucks and the Low Carbon Future

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Recharge America: Zero Emissions Trucks and the Low Carbon Future

The transportation sector accounts for one-quarter of global carbon dioxide emissions.  Urban cargo trucks burning dirty diesel are fouling the air with soot and climate pollution, and are responsible for nearly 10,000 people dying annually in the U.S.  With fuel use from medium-sized and heavy-duty trucks increasing year over year – having a realistic chance to stop climate change means that zero-emission trucks must be the first, and by 2040, the only choice for new truck orders.

Pratt Earth Action Week

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Pratt Earth Action Week

This Fall’s Pratt Earth Action Week is a series of panels, lectures, and action based events that will focus on the ongoing and intersecting crises of climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the racial and social justice protests that have brought into relief systemic inequalities and unsustainable systems.

Launch of EarthxTV

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Launch of EarthxTV

Balanced inclusive environmental conversations, programs, emerging media & films.
EarthxTV Launch Programming

• Wild at Home EarthXR is partnering with Wild Immersion, endorsed by Jane Goodall, for the launch of Wild at Home - the first virtual nature reserve.
• Book Launch All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis,. Hear from some of the most important women in the climate movement.
• EarthxCEO Top CEO’s discuss and share how they lead their respective companies to a double bottom line.

MOBILITY IN LARGE LATIN AMERICAN CITIES

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MOBILITY IN LARGE LATIN AMERICAN CITIES

Panel from the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS) that will feature high level speakers from Latin American cities to discuss different actions and projects in terms of urban mobility and transport which have helped to reduce air pollution and also improve life quality of the population. In addition, as the Covid-19 pandemic opened the debate for a green economic recovery, it is time to talk about how this can be implemented in the regional context of Latin America.

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