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Deep Decarbonization Pathways

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Deep Decarbonization Pathways

The Climate Group, Initiative for Sustainable Energy (ISEP) at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy will host a presentation on long term deep decarbonization pathways during Climate Week NYC.

Global Engagement

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Global Engagement

Featuring presentations "Tip of the iceberg: Everything you didn’t know about the Svalbard Global Seed Vault" with Marie Haga, Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust; and "Tara Expeditions Foundation: Plankton Planet" with Romain Troublé, Executive Director of the Tara Expeditions Foundation.

A New Security Paradigm

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A New Security Paradigm

Thirty years after widespread recognition of man-made Climate change, we have yet to confront the urgency of the problem - or the full extent of the opportunities it affords.

Global climate modeling efforts have persistently underestimated the rate of change and it's consequences. So-called positive feedback loops have been omitted, misunderstood, or simply unpredictable with current data. 

Bioenergy Documentary

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Bioenergy Documentary

BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?, is an award-winning 2017 documentary which explores the impacts of the biomass industry on forests, air quality, communities and the climate. 

Following the screening, there will be an opportunity for audience questions and discussion on the forest and climate impacts of burning wood for electricity generation, with the filmmakers (Alan Dater and Lisa Merton) as well as Mary Booth, Director of the Partnership for Policy Integrity, an expert on the biomass energy industry.

Global Business Forum

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Global Business Forum

Bloomberg's 2nd Annual Global Business Forum

The Summit brings together heads of state and government with CEOs to discuss opportunities for job creation, trade and economic growth.

Morning Session: Plenary and Thematic Breakout Sessions.

Afternoon Session (2pm): The 2nd One Planet Summit co-hosted by Pres. Macron (Fr) and Special Envoy for Climate Action Michael Bloomberg, will bring wider group together for civic leadership on Climate Issues.

Some sessions will be streamed.

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.

Climate Chain Coalition

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Climate Chain Coalition

Digital innovation and especially Distributed ledger technology (blockchain) can be very important enablers of enhanced climate action.


DLT and blockchain could:

Renewables Made in NY?

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Renewables Made in NY?

"Made in NY? What it will take for corporations to buy New York Renewable Energy" will be a panel discussion to explore the factors that are limiting private, voluntary purchases of renewable energy via power purchase agreements in NY.

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS: Anne Reynolds (Alliance for Clean Energy New York)

PANEL DISCUSSION: Sarah Zeminick (Cornell University), Emily Williams (Edison Energy/Altenex), Harry Singh (Goldman, Sachs, and Co.), and Lindsay Smith (Geronimo Energy)

MODERATOR: Kara Allen (NYSERDA)

Climate Action at Home

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Climate Action at Home

The role of nonstate and subnational actors in accelerating implementation of the Paris Agreement is permeating domestic and international climate policy processes in new ways. From We Are Still In and America’s Pledge in the United States to the Alliance of Pioneer Peaking Cities in China, from Japan’s Climate Action Initiative to ActionLAC in Latin America, domestic and regional climate action has emerged as a powerful tool.

Refrigerant Impact Live

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Refrigerant Impact Live

Because of the major impact refrigerants have upon climate, Trakref is hosting a free live webinar, #RefrigerantImpactLive, on Thurs., Sept. 27, 2018, at 1:00PM ET! 

Refrigerant management plays a critical role in the global response to climate change, and regulations and sustainability initiatives around the world place accountability on system owners to take control over refrigerants and manage their use throughout the lifecycle. Additionally, refrigerant management was recently listed as the #1 solution to global warming in Project Drawdown.