While the military clearly recognizes the threat of climate change to our national and global security, they are also one of the largest users of fossil fuel in the world. These concerns, combined with the vulnerability of bases relying on vulnerable electric grids and the tactical exposure associated with transporting fuel into battle, have spurred the military to shift to more secure forms of energy.
Tuesday Sept 19 Credit Suisse, 1 Madison Ave New York, NY 10010 5:00pm 7:00pm
This event will consist of a 45 minute tour with the curator of the Future City Lab at the Museum of the City of New York, an innovative, interactive exhibition that invites visitors to consider the big challenges facing New York City today and to imagine approaches and solutions for a better future.
Tuesday Sept 19 1220 5th Ave. New York, NY 10029 10:00am 11:00am
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
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
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
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
The Bloomberg Global Business Forum, taking place on September 20th in New York City, will bring together international heads of state and CEOs from across every industry to build a path forward towards lasting economic progress.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Plaza, 768 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 7:30am 3:00pm
This event, co-hosted by the California Environmental Protection Agency and Climate Analytics, will take stock of how current climate action and pledges track against where we need to be in 2020, 2030 and 2050, and the necessary steps in the next decades to get onto a 1.5°C pathway, outlining concrete short-term measures that key sectors can take to make this happen.
Wednesday Sept 20 Climate Hub, Instituto Cervantes 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 2:00pm 5:00pm
Join us for Sustain the Vote’s launch during New York’s 2017 Climate Week. Sustain the Vote’s vision is a future where an informed electorate and elected officials agree that an economically vibrant Tri-State region depends on clean energy, resiliency, and equitable and sustainable infrastructure.
Wednesday Sept 20 32 Old Slip 24th floor New York, NY 10005 6:30pm 8:15pm