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Opening Ceremony: Our window of opportunity is about to close

Carl Nasman - BBC News Anchor and Correspondent
Helen Clarkson – Chief Executive Officer, Climate Group
Marina Silva - Minister of the Environment and Climate Change of Brazil
Jennifer Morgan - State Secretary and Special Envoy for International Climate Action at the Foreign Office of Germany
Laura Corb - Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company; Leader, McKinsey Sustainability in North America
Angela Barranco - Executive Director, North America, Climate Group
Nancy Mahon – Chief Sustainability Officer, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Katharine Hayhoe, Horn Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair, Texas Tech University and Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
H.E. Razan Al Mubarak - President of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and UN Climate Change High-Level Champion
Petteri Taalas – Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization
Professor Emily Shuckburgh - Director, Cambridge Zero, the University of Cambridge
Rose M. Mutiso - Research Director, Energy for Growth Hub
Naomi Oreskes - Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
Jim Skea - Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

2pm - 3.25pm
New York City

United States

Speakers on stage

This event is brought to you by:

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Climate action is not moving fast enough across the globe and those in positions of power have a responsibility to act without delay. What is the stark reality of the challenge we face, where must investment be channelled, and which vested interests need to be held accountable?