The Promise of Paris: A panel discussion looking forward after the U.N. climate conference

When

Tuesday February 9th, 2016, 7:00pm

Duration: 90 minutes

Tuesday February 9th, 2016, 7:00pm 2016-02-09 20:30:00 America/Chicago The Promise of Paris: A panel discussion looking forward after the U.N. climate conference Presented by: UW-Madison experts and Wisconsin business leaders Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery

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UW-Madison experts and Wisconsin business leaders

Where

Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery

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In December, the United Nations 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) met in Paris, where nearly 200 nations ratified a new universal climate change agreement with the goal of reducing global carbon emissions. For the first time since the Kyoto Protocol in 1997, the world came together to adopt a healthy, sustainable future.

Join us for the second discussion in our two-part series “Connecting Wisconsin and the U.N. Climate Talks” as we reconvene our panel of Wisconsin leaders from the December 3 event “Live from Paris.” Representing interests in public health, human rights, business, and government, these panelists will offer their valuable behind-the-scenes impressions and reflect on the outcomes of the conference.

This event will be free and open to the public.

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Join the panelists for a paid reception from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Steenbock’s on Orchard, also in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.

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You can also watch a live stream of the event.

PROGRAM

Introductory Remarks:

  • Jane Elder, Executive Director, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters

Moderator:

  • Rick Keller, Associate Dean, UW-Madison International Division

Panelists:

  • Sumudu Atapattu, Director, UW-Madison Law School Research Centers
  • Jonathan Patz, Director, UW-Madison Global Health Institute
  • Nathan Schulfer, Professional Programs Assistant Director, UW-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
  • Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls
  • Jeffrey Thompson, Executive Advisor & CEO Emeritus, Gundersen Health System

Free with advance registration, this event is presented by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters and the University of Wisconsin Global Health Institute.

If you have any questions about the event or registration, please contact Meredith Keller at mkeller@wisconsinacademy.org or 608-263-1692 ext. 20.

 

 

 

 

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