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FRENCH CHEFS FOR THE PLANET

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FRENCH CHEFS FOR THE PLANET

A group of French chefs in NYC have come together to form “French Chefs for the Planet” and have committed to feature sustainable dishes on their menus during Climate Week NYC 2018.

Here are the participating restaurants:

Restaurant Le Rivage

Chef Paul Denamiel
Location: 340 W 46th St, NY, NY 10036
Contact: (212) 765 7374
Le Rivage offers a romantic and comfortable French country atmosphere where you can enjoy traditional French cuisine (between $30 and $50)
 

Flûte Champagne Bar

Stepping Up Climate Action

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Stepping Up Climate Action

Stepping Up Climate Action at Home: How Local Governments, the Private Sector, and Civil Society Can Help Countries Deliver NDCs and Enhance Ambition 2018–2020  

Elements of Change

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Elements of Change

UNICEF and Comics Uniting Nations implemented the Climate Comic Contest that invited thousands of children and young people across the globe to develop a planet-protecting superhero. The winner of the contest brought her superhero 'Tre' to life in comic-book form called 'The Adventures of Brother Earth.'

International Forum on Food and Nutrition

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International Forum on Food and Nutrition

The global food system faces unprecedented challenges. Today, in the world 815 million people are starving while 2.1 billion people are obese or overweight, 1/3 of the global food production is wasted along the food chain, from field to table and a large portion of crop and food production is funneled into animal feed and biofuels despite widespread hunger.

BCtA 8th Annual Forum

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BCtA 8th Annual Forum

Hosted by the Business Call to Action (BCtA) in partnership with IBAN, BCtA Annual Forum expect to bring more than 150 leading global innovators from multinationals to SMEs to discuss impactful technological solutions able to be enacted in the near term, with an audience representing the business community as well as the UN, governments, civil society and academia.

Digestion Cycle

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Digestion Cycle

In collaboration with a class taught at ITP NYU on the topics of food and ecology with partners from the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and oriented toward UNFCCC COP24, the programme involves a walk / tour of NYC food infrastructures, viewed through the lens of carbon exchanges and cycles, culminating in a carbon dinner (a collaboratively prepared meal), about digestion and nutrition as related to carbon, carbohydrates, calories. 

NOW SHOWING: ALBATROSS

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NOW SHOWING: ALBATROSS

A screening of the film ALBATROSS during Climate Week NYC. The film screening will be followed by a panel session we plan to host with the makers, any other key players that have worked on the film, and few others that work on solutions for the issue of ocean waste.

The screening will be hosted by the Build it Green Club. One of the Build it Green club's most significant missions is advocacy in sustainability including that of plastic pollution and the necessity for action to be made to stop the production, use and waste of it. 

The World in 80 Trees

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The World in 80 Trees

Science-Humanities Seminar: Around the World in 80 Trees

Presented by NYBG’s Humanities Institute, a division within the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, this seminar explores the relationship between people and nature through Jonathan Drori’s new book, Around the World in 80 Trees, which offers beautifully illustrated stories that highlight the surprising role of trees in human life across the globe.

Marketplace Of The Future

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Marketplace Of The Future

In the future there will not be a difference between "social-impact" and "non-social-impact" companies. All organizations will be working with people and the planet in mind. 

This is the Marketplace of the Future. A rooftop event with zero-waste catering, conscious beer/wine, live jazz, live art, DJ, and 30+ sustainable startups.

BCtA 8th Annual Forum

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BCtA 8th Annual Forum

Hosted by the Business Call to Action (BCtA) in partnership with IBAN, BCtA Annual Forum expect to bring more than 150 leading global innovators from multinationals to SMEs to discuss impactful technological solutions able to be enacted in the near term, with an audience representing the business community as well as the UN, governments, civil society and academia.