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
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
How is the fashion industry addressing climate change? This panel will gather fashion industry leaders (from Mara Hoffman, Zady, H&M) to discuss what the third largest global industry is doing to mitigate climate damage.
Wednesday Sept 20 Neuehouse, 110 E 25th St Penthouse New York, NY 10010 8:15am 10:00am
As a part of Climate Week, on Wednesday, September 20, we’ll discuss how we can create real behavior change across consumers at scale to support environmentally responsible practices, policies, and products.
Wednesday Sept 20 65 West 11th St. New York, NY 10011 8:30am 3:00pm
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
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
Workshop and Sunset Rooftop Cocktail overlooking the Manhattan Skyline
Thursday Sept 21 1 North 4th Place Brooklyn, NY 11249 3:00pm 7:00pm
XPRIZE and the Canadian Consulate in NYC invite you to join an intimate dialogue and cocktail hour on mobilizing capital for carbon management.
Thursday Sept 21 Tarallucci e Vino Union Square, 873 Broadway 3rd Floor New York, NY 10003 4:00pm 7:00pm
As President Trump pursues a regressive, isolationist agenda, business is stepping up to address climate change, promote equality and protect human rights, and create economic opportunity. Join sustainability pioneer Hunter Lovins for a conversation series with industry experts to explore this shift in progressive business leadership.
Thursday Sept 21 150 Broadway, 20th Floor New York, NY 10038 6:30pm 8:30pm
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.
Thursday Sept 21 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm
The NYC Climate Action Alliance will be holding a panel discussion focused on how New York City’s businesses, institutions, NGOs and individuals can work together to assist the City in achieving its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.
Thursday Sept 21 McNally Amphitheater at Fordham University Lincoln Center 140 West 62nd Street New York, NY 10023 6:30pm 8:00pm
For this discussion during Climate Week NYC 2017, we’re bringing a cross sector of industry practitioners for a conversation on the world of carbon accounting and financing – and provoke a debate at the heart of this: Can business help take back our climate to be fit for life again? And how?
Thursday Sept 21 New York Times Building 620 8th Avenue Flanders House (44th floor) 6:00pm 8:00pm