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Legislative strategies toward a green economy: local, state, and federal

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Legislative strategies toward a green economy: local, state, and federal

Legislators on the forefront of federal, state, and local action to protect pension fund beneficiaries from climate-related financial risk will discuss strategies and prospects for the next Congress and state legislative sessions.

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Coal Policy and Financial Risk: The High Road to Paris

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Coal Policy and Financial Risk: The High Road to Paris

New tools are available for assessing coal holdings in institutional portfolios. Panelists will discuss the risks of coal exposure and strategies for minimizing risk in alignment with the Paris Agreement.New tools are available for assessing coal holdings in institutional portfolios. Panelists will discuss the risks of coal exposure and strategies for minimizing risk in alignment with the Paris Agreement.

The state of the fossil fuel markets

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The state of the fossil fuel markets

​​​​​An examination of the state of the fossil fuel industry in the context of bottoming oil prices, the accelerating shift to renewables, and COVID-related bailouts from the federal government.

India States’ Climate Leadership Forum

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India States’ Climate Leadership Forum

As the first year of the Climate Decade concludes, we call for attention on India’s role in the global transition in the climate action agenda.

Xie Zhenhua and Kevin Rudd in discussion

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Xie Zhenhua and Kevin Rudd in discussion

The Asia Society Policy Institute is delighted to host Minister Xie Zhenhua, China’s Special Advisor for Climate Change Affairs and the President of the Institute of Climate Change and Sustainable Development at Tsinghua University, for an address and discussion with the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. The discussion will focus on Chinese and global climate action, including the implementation of the Paris Agreement in the lead-up to the United Nations COP26 Climate Conference next year.

Climate Change and the American Voter

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Climate Change and the American Voter

Please join us on Thursday, September 24, for “Climate Insights 2020: Climate Change and the American Voter” as we host a timely conversation on American public opinion on climate change.

How Business Can Meet the Moment

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How Business Can Meet the Moment

Be sure to register now for “Climate Week (From Home): How Business Can Meet the Moment with Urgency” on Tuesday, September 22 at 1pm ET | 10am PT | 6pm BT.

Success at COP26: Lessons from COPs past

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Success at COP26: Lessons from COPs past

A panel discussion bringing together former negotiators and influencers in the UNFCCC COP process to discuss what will make or break success for COP26. The speakers will draw on their experience in past negotiations and on the current direction of climate policy more broadly to highlight areas to watch over the coming year, including an indication of where battle lines are likely to be drawn and potential solutions.

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Tipping point or turning point: global solidarity for an inclusive, resilient recovery

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Tipping point or turning point: global solidarity for an inclusive, resilient recovery

As the world grapples with the unprecedented crises unleashed by COVID-19, never has global solidarity and leadership been more critical than now as the global community endeavors to counter the devastating impact on people and the planet. It is also vital to forge the transformative transitions that promote inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies and communities – which are at the heart of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Fireside Chat with Hydro-Québec

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Fireside Chat with Hydro-Québec

Join CGA Academic Director Carolyn Kissane and Sophie Brochu, Hydro-Québec’s new CEO and the first woman to run the company in its 75-year history, for a fireside chat about her vision for the organization and the ways that North America’s largest renewable energy producer can partner with its neighbor and longstanding energy partner, New York, to move the region towards a decarbonized economy.