Launch of the New Climate Economy at the United Nations
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
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
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
September 16, 2014 1:30pm