Learn about the progress that has been made since the People’s Climate March towards an effective global climate treaty/agreement, and the challenges that remain. Find out about environmental initiatives in NYC that are vital for the U.S. to meet its pledge for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and plans for grassroots action in New York and across the country in the countdown to the conclusion of the negotiations in Paris in December.
SEAN SWEENEY – Director, International Program on Labor, Climate & Environment at the Murphy Institute; Trade Unions for Democracy
TAMAR LAWRENCE-SAMUEL – Associate Research Director at Corporate Accountability International
JEFFREY SALIM WAHEED – Deputy Permanent Representative of the Maldives to the United Nations
REINHARD KRAPP – Head of the Economic Department, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations
HELEN ROSENTHAL – (Democrat) represents District 6 in the NYC City Council
Moderated by CLARA VONDRICH – Fenton Communications, Account Director, Climate & Energy
Cosponsored by: Bronx Climate Justice North, Climate Justice, Corporate Accountability International, Green Education and Legal Fund (GELF), The Human Impacts Institute, Judson Memorial Church, Peace and Planet, Sane Energy Project, Sierra Club NYC Group, WESPAC
Doors open at 6:30pm
Tickets $5 (suggested donation)
available at the door or on Eventbrite countdown-paris.eventbrite.com
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7 – 9 p.m.