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The most urgent challenge: phasing out fossil fuels

Helen Clarkson - Chief Executive Officer, Climate Group
Angela Barranco - North America Executive Director, Climate Group
Jane Fonda – Author and Climate Activist
Tzeporah Berman - Chair, Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty
Jonathan Brearley - Chief Executive Officer, Ofgem
Benoit Charette - Québec Minister of the Environment, the Fight Against Climate Change, Wildlife & Parks
Ian Simm – Founder and CEO, Impax Asset Management
Rudy Wynter – President, National Grid – New York
Rasmus Valanko - Managing Director, Systems Transformation, We Mean Business
Jerome Foster II - Member and Advisor, White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council
Chloe Hicks - Executive Director, Strategy and Policy, EnergyCo, NSW Government
Sophia Kianni - UN Advisor and Founder and Executive Director, Climate Cardinals
Ije Okeke – Managing Director of Catalytic Climate Capital, RMI
Sam Egendorf, Head of Capital Markets for Distributed Generation · EDP Renewables North America
1 hour 30 minutes

4.00pm - 5.30pm
New York City

United States

Climate Week NYC

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Progress on phasing out fossil fuels is alarmingly slow, and global emissions continue to rise. This is despite huge strides in clean investment over the past year. As a united climate community, we must drive a rapid and just fossil-fuel phase out and illuminate every path to cut global emissions by 2025 and halve them by 2030. This session will outline the combination of infrastructure investment, divestment, regulation and high impact interventions needed to keep fossil fuels in the ground.