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Some of the world’s most prominent climate defenders are speaking at our New York City forum the evening before the People’s Climate March.
A GLOBAL CLIMATE TREATY: WHY THE U.S. MUST LEAD
September 20, 1014
6:30pm – 9:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)
2 West 64th Street, NYC
Sponsored by 350NYC and New York Society for Ethical Culture
Mary Robinson, United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change
Lester Brown, Earth Policy Institute and the Worldwatch Institute
Bill McKibben, 350.org
Ambassador Marlene Moses, Chair, Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS)
Cecil Corbin-Mark, We Act for Environmental Justice
Donald Brown, Widener University College of Law
Sean Sweeney, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy
Annie Willis, Global Kids
New York City Council Members Helen Rosenthal (District 6) and Donovan Richards (District 31)
350NYC is the the local affiliate of 350.org, a grassroots network of volunteer-run campaigns in over 188 countries working to solve the climate crisis. Here in New York, we are working locally for a cleaner, greener, better New York City for everyone.
Why the name 350NYC? 350 means climate safety. To preserve our planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current levels of nearly 400 parts per million to below 350 ppm. But 350 is more than a number—it’s a symbol of where we need to head as a planet.
Learn more about our campaigns and check our upcoming events to get involved!
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