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September 2018

Cli-Science Fights Back

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Columbia Law School, Room 103, 435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Official Event of Climate Week NYC 2018 Attacks on both the message and the messengers of climate science have been disturbingly resilient. Why is that? What are the best ways to reconnect sound science with clear-thinking public action on climate change? What strategies are climate scientists and science communicators developing now? Moderator John Schwartz, New York Times Science Reporter Panelists Robin E. Bell, Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory David Biello, TEDEd, Science Curator Lisa Garcia, Vice President of Litigation for Healthy…

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Planetary Health

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Convene, 237 Park Ave
New York, NY 10021 United States
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An exciting discussion and debate on the interconnections between human health and planetary health hosted by The Climate Group, in collaboration with The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health and Johnson and Johnson. The health impacts from climate change are well documented. From the increased frequency and severity of heatwaves to the spread of tropical diseases, climate change is expected to place increased stress on human health over the coming decades. On its own, climate change will strain healthcare…

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100% Clean Energy Transition

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
237 Park Ave, New York, NY 10019, 237 Park Ave
New York, 10019 United States
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A specially convened discussion hosted by The Climate Group focusing on how companies can accelerate their 100% clean energy transition. As the world rushes to achieve 100% clean energy, challenges and opportunities dominate discussions from policymakers to boardrooms and conferences across the globe.  This event will explore innovative renewable energy solutions with corporate members of the RE100 campaign and specialist companies providing solutions to drive action and profit. Register here. We will review your application and will follow up within the…

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Institutionalizing Climate Change into Decision-Making

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baruch College Information & Technology Building, Newman Conference Center, 7th Floor, Room 750, 151 East 25th Street (Lexington & 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10010-2590 United States
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Climate change already impacts how the world around us functions, and it will increasingly continue to do so well into the future.  Successful organizations will design programs and products, build cities and infrastructure, and run businesses and institutions with an eye toward planning and preparing for prospective and likely changes to climate norms.  Doing so requires forward-thinking organizations to re-evaluate governance, job descriptions, performance expectations and training requirements. ACCO and Baruch College invite public/private sector executives, officials and senior managers…

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Climate Solutions for Affordable Housing in NYC

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
McNally Amphitheatre, 140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Buildings are the source of approximately 70% of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions, and constitute a significant opportunity for emissions reductions. How do we achieve these reductions in a manner that is equitable, inclusive, and that maintains affordability? Join us for a conversation with environmental justice advocates, the Mayor’s office, and others, as we explore the successes and challenges in efforts to decarbonize and increase the resilience of the building sector, particularly with respect to housing that serves low-income…

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Energy and Environmental Policy: The Quest for Rationality

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
NYU School of Law – Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Our 10th anniversary conference will focus on critical debates on environmental, energy, and natural resources policy and on the evolving role of economic analysis in these areas. CLE credit will be available. SCHEDULE 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Conference 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Policy Integrity 10th Anniversary Reception (all attendees are invited) KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Gina McCarthy, Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard University; former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Cass Sunstein, Robert…

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