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Launch of the New Climate Economy at the United Nations

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
Climate, Finance

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