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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit brings together an international community of leaders from business, civil society, academia, Government and the United Nations to accelerate business action and partnerships to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Climate Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019 9:00am 5:30pm View Event
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Join the Climate Optimists

Come along for food, drinks and a side order of mind-blowing evidence around why a growing number of people are climate optimists.
Thursday Sept 21 Crave Fishbar, 945 2nd Ave (between E50th and E51st St) 7:00pm 10:00pm View Event
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"CARBON NEGATIVE" FILM SCREENING, PANEL DISCUSSION & RECEPTION

Carbon Negative  features the pioneering work of world renowned economist, Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Thermostat (GT)). The company has created a revolutionary “Carbon Negative Technology”™ that captures CO2 from the air and transforms it into profitable assets
Thursday Sept 21 School of Visual Arts Theater - 333 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011 4:30pm 8:00pm View Event
Pratt

HABITAT: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing our planet. There has never been a more important time to understand how to make the best use of local natural resources and to produce buildings that connect with ecosystems, livelihoods and inclusive cities.
Thursday Sept 21 Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Higgins Hall 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn, NY 11205 5:30pm 8:30pm View Event
GCI

Zero Emissions Summit

The main objective of the event is to highlight the citizens’ emerging, but still under-recognized role in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 8:00am 5:00pm View Event
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Raise Your Voice and Take Action For a Healthy Planet

As allies in the face of Climate Change, this night is about local solutions to raise awareness and take action for a healthy planet. Songs have moved mountains and changed minds, so from this karaoke bar to the world, Raise your voice and sing out.
Thursday Sept 21 328 Douglass Street Between 3rd & 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217 6:00pm 12:00am View Event