Take an exciting bicycle tour of energy innovation and climate action in Manhattan’s East Village, a riverside neighborhood impacted by Superstorm Sandy. On borrowed Citi Bikes, we’ll visit community gardens, a super-efficient retrofit building, a proposed community microgrid, historic solar and green infrastructure and many more sites on the Green Map!
Wednesday Sept 20 East 10th Street, just east of Avenue A, at the bike station by Tompkins Sq Park East Village New York, NY 10009 5:30pm 8:30pm
New Directions in Sustainable Investing: Using Innovative ESG Metrics to Reinforce the Paris Climate Change Agreement
Hosted by the law firm of Bryan Cave and featuring leading experts on innovative ESG metrics from Constellation Research and Technology and oekom research, this special Climate Week event will offer a lively discussion about improved ways to gauge sustainability leadership and systematically connect financial and ESG metrics – with the promise of delivering both financial outperformance and better environmental outcomes.
Wednesday Sept 20 Bryan Cave LLP 1290 Avenue of the Americas 35th Floor New York, NY 10104 9:00am 10:30am
During this panel discussion, representatives from leading government agencies and private enterprise will share lessons learned from their efforts to close the carbon loophole.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 8:00am 10:00am
In 2015, nations committed in the Paris Agreement to keep global warming well below 2C (striving for 1.5C) and to achieve in the second half of the century a global balance between anthropogenic emissions and sinks. Now, less than two years later, several countries are leading the way by establishing nationally-determined balance years—dates when their net climate impact will be neutral or better.
Wednesday Sept 20 Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 10:30am 12:30pm
During Climate Week 2017, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will highlight the most recent projections pertaining to climate change and climate change impacts in Asia and the Pacific, and the consequences of these changes to human systems, particularly for developing countries.
Wednesday Sept 20 Japan Society 333 East 47th Street (at 47th Street and First Avenue) New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 6:00pm
Jointly hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Center for Climate Strategies, and The New York Community Trust, this invite-only Climate Week session focuses on barriers to, opportunities within, and strategies for financing the Paris Agreement and country-led climate action targets, or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
Wednesday Sept 20 9:00am 12:30pm
Corporate renewable energy buyers from General Motors and Goldman Sachs will react to key findings of Smart Energy Decisions landmark Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing Survey featuring responses from close to 100 large commercial and industrial companies.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Princeton Club 15 W 43rd Street 12:00pm 2:00pm
Join us for a session of CarbonSim -- a fun, AI-enhanced, multi-lingual, multi-user, carbon trading game. CarbonSim brings markets to life, teaches the principles of emissions trading, demystifies how to develop and implement a carbon portfolio management strategy, and demonstrates that results are driven by design.
Wednesday Sept 20 EDF Offices, 257 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10010 1:30pm 4:00pm
Building Resilient Prosperity: How Public Leadership and Private Capital are Transforming Risk into Opportunity
Since 2015, the annual Sun Valley Forum on Resilience is a setting for accelerating the action needed to build resilience, where leaders share strategies, present opportunities, and spark new collaborations. Join us during this Climate Week to continue to accelerate the growth of resilient prosperity.
Wednesday Sept 20 One Bryant Park New York, NY 10036 6:00pm 8:00pm
CARBON FORUM NORTH AMERICA (CFNA 2017) is an annual regional conference and exhibition, gathering Governments, business and NGO representatives from North America and the world
Wednesday Sept 20 Westin Times Square Conference Centre 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036 8AM 6PM
On September 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Paley Center for Media, the SHINE Campaign will host a special briefing focused on the state of financing to achieve universal energy access.
Wednesday Sept 20 9:00am 12:00pm
Coinciding with the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, this Conference will offer a high-level opportunity to explore the complex legal and political challenges of the Global Pact in light of existing agreements and soft law principles on the environment, and the current global political scene.
Wednesday Sept 20 64 Morningside Dr New York, NY 10027 9:00am 6:15pm
The Climate Hub is an internal discussion space between members and partners to develop strategies and plans more than anything else. It is also an open space to connect with various climate actors and it will host several events throughout Climate Week.
Wednesday Sept 20 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm