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Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders - sherpa meeting

The Alliance is an informal network of leading CEOs committed to climate action facilitated by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday Sept 20 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 11:30am 5:30pm View Event
buy

BUY CLEAN: How Purchasing Power Can Close the Carbon Loophole

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 View Event
advisers

New Climate Leadership: The Growing Focus on Climate Balance, Governance & Action

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 View Event
ADB

A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

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 View Event
nycom

Financing the Paris Agreement: Barriers, Opportunities, and Solutions

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 View Event
SED

The State of Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing

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 View Event
EDF

CarbonSim: ETS by Choice - Results by Design

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 View Event
ted

TEDGlobal>NYC

TEDGlobal>NYC will be held in Manhattan on the early evening of Wednesday, September 20, 2017, with a mission to catalyze new thinking about world issues.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Town Hall Theater, 123 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036 7:00pm 9:00pm View Event
sun

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 View Event
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Carbon Forum North America

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 View Event
shine

SHINE Campaign Energy Access Briefing

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 View Event
columb

Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment

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 View Event
hub

Climate Hub - Day 3

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 View Event
mw

Carbon Pricing: Yes. But How?

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 View Event
forest

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 View Event