The world can achieve economic growth and reduce climate risk together.

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate's flagship project Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report had its global launch at the United Nations in New York.

Featured Speaker: Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Featured presentations by:

  • Felipe Calderón, former President of Mexico and Chair of the Global Commission
  • Jeremy Oppenheim, Programme Director of the New Climate Economy project

Discussion by a distinguished panel of Global Commission members:

  • Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, I.G. Patel Chair of Economics and Government, London School of Economics; Vice-Chair of the Global Commission and Chair of the project's Economics Advisory Panel.
  • H.E. Heru Prasetyo, Head of the National REDD+ Agency, Indonesia
  • Chad Holliday, Chairman, Bank of America

Master of Ceremonies and Moderator: Amanda Drury, co-anchor of CNBC's Street Signs.

Follow the conversation online with the hashtag #ncereport

Live Blog New Climate Economy Launch


The report was also launched in the following cities:

  • Addis Ababa Launch of the New Climate Economy report
    United Nations - Ethiopia
    September 16, 2014 1:00pm
  • Oslo launch of the New Climate Economy report
    Felix konferansesenter
    September 16, 2014 1:30pm