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Global Climate Action Summit

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When: Wed, September 12 – Fri, September 14

Lynne’s Speaking Time: Friday, September 14th 4:45 – 5:45pm

This will be part of a collaboration Pachamama Alliance is doing with an affiliate at the Global Climate Summit. “Our Village” is a space that highlights indigenous leaders and concerns. It will be a panel with Lynne and one of the indigenous leaders.

Where / How to Participate:  San Francisco, CA and beyond!  People everywhere are encouraged to participate in the hundreds of affiliate events taking place in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the world during the week of September 10-14th, including climate action panels, workshops, tours, exhibits and other special events. The full affiliate event schedule will be posted here this summer.

From September 12-14, you can virtually attend the Summit by streaming it live on YouTubeFacebook and Twitter. In person, Summit attendance for the plenary and other high-level sessions is by invitation and will require accreditation. If you represent an organization ready to make a major climate commitment at the Summit, please send details about that proposed announcement by clicking here.

About the Event:

The Global Climate Action Summit will bring leaders and people together from around the world to “Take Ambition to the Next Level.” It will be a moment to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of states, regions, cities, companies, investors and citizens with respect to climate action.

It will also be a launchpad for deeper worldwide commitments and accelerated action from countries—supported by all sectors of society—that can put the globe on track to prevent dangerous climate change and realize the historic Paris Agreement.

The decarbonization of the global economy is in sight. Transformational changes are happening across the world and across all sectors as a result of technological innovation, new and creative policies and political will at all levels.

States and regions, cities, businesses and investors are leading the charge on pushing down global emissions by 2020, setting the stage to reach net zero emissions by midcentury.​​

The Global Climate Action Summit is also committed to reducing the environmental impact of the Summit event itself.  To see how the Summit looks to meet or exceed international sustainability standards for large events, please click here.

 

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