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The Promise of Paris: Connecting Wisconsin and the UN Climate Talks concluded Tuesday, February 9, with feelings of optimism, diversity and advancements in climate change at the Wisconsin Institute of Discovery. This two-part series featured five panelists, all residents of Wisconsin who represented interests in public health, human rights, business and government.
More than 400 guests attended the event to listen how climate change is one of the biggest challenges that faces global citizens today. The panel included Sumudu Atapattu,
Director of UW-Madison Law School Research Centers; Clay Nesler, Vice President of Johnson Controls; Jonathan Patz, Director of the Global Health Institute; Nathan Schulfer, Professional Programs Assistant Director of the Nelson Institute and Jeff Thompson, CEO Emeritus of Gundersen Health System.
Following the talks in Paris, the majority of the panelists were pleased with the agreements made in the fields of their representation and interests.
“The agreement was as positive as we could have hope for. The agreement gives us a lot to work with,” says Schulfer.