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Climate Week NYC 2017 Opening Ceremony

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Climate Week NYC 2017 Opening Ceremony

The Climate Group will launch Climate Week NYC 2017 at the official Opening Ceremony

UN Private Sector Forum 2017

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UN Private Sector Forum 2017

Hosted annually by the United Nations Secretary-General at the opening of the UN General Assembly, the United Nations Private Sector Forum brings together leading CEOs and investors, Heads of State and Government, senior UN leadership and select civil society representatives for an interactive discussion and high-level networking opportunity. The luncheon event helps participants identify new opportunities to work together to achieve shared objectives.

M&M’S + wind = the perfect recipe!

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M&M’S + wind = the perfect recipe!

While you’re in NYC for Climate Week, take a few minutes to drop by M&M’S World Store in New York City to learn more about why M&M’S are FANS OF WIND. This new campaign shines a light on one reason why everyone should care about wind: because climate change is real and businesses need to be a part of the solution.

Carbon Pricing Shifts in the Asia Pacific – Challenges and Opportunities

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Carbon Pricing Shifts in the Asia Pacific – Challenges and Opportunities

This roundtable discussion, hosted by the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), will bring together experts and practitioners from the public and private sectors to explore the latest developments in carbon markets in Asia and their potential implications for global economic actors. 

Yale Climate Conference - Day 1

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Yale Climate Conference - Day 1

The Conference will feature five sessions, moderated by Secretary John Kerry, with key business, political and diplomatic leaders on critical topics including the future of energy; the role of the private sector; state, city and international efforts; bipartisan U.S. leadership; and citizen engagement and activism.

Climate Denial, Impacts, & Liability

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Climate Denial, Impacts, & Liability

As relief and recovery efforts for hurricanes Harvey and Irma continue in Texas, Louisiana, Florida and the Caribbean -- not to mention the catastrophic floods in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh and the fierce wildfires worldwide -- the question of how and who should pay for impacts of climate change remains as pressing as ever. The Climate Denial, Impacts, and Liability panel moderated by Mashable’s Andrew Freedman will focus on what the industry knew about climate change, the impacts of climate change and denial, and new efforts to hold the industry accountable.

World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2017 - Day 1

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World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2017 - Day 1

The Forum’s inaugural Sustainable Development Impact Summit is designed to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the Paris climate agreement through public-private cooperation and the application of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

SDG Media Zone

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SDG Media Zone

The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals.

The SDG Media Zone is powered by a partnership between the Office of the President of the General Assembly, United Nations Department of Public Information, United Nations Foundation and the PVBLIC Foundation.

This Media Zone be available September 18-22, 2017.

Building Electrification: A Not So Shocking Solution to Climate Change

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Building Electrification: A Not So Shocking Solution to Climate Change

Reducing GHG emissions 80% by 2050 is generally recognized as the target to avoiding the worst effects of climate change. As architects and engineers, our building design choices play a large role in whether or not this goal is attainable. Carbon reductions at such a scale are only possible through drastic decreases or elimination of fossil fuel use in most sectors of the economy.