The fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement—the international pledge to keep a global temperature rise this century well below 2° Celsius above pre-industrial levels – is soon, and AMNH is presenting a special FREE program about climate change issues, including the human impact.
Climate Change and Climate Goals: The Paris Agreement Today features experts from around the world.
Participants to include:
Mary Robinson: host of Mothers of Invention podcast, former president of Ireland, former United Nations high commissioner for human rights, is moderator.
Pauline Dube: Coordinating lead author, Special Reports: The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C (SR15)
Patti Smith: Singer-songwriter, author, activist
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim: Indigenous environmental activist, geographer, and pioneering leader in indigenous rights, adaptation, and mitigation of climate change
Kristina Douglass: Penn State University. Director of the Morombe Archaeological Project (MAP) in Madagascar who work integrates anthropology, ethnohistory, ecology, and climate science.
Brianna Fruean: Activist and environmental advocate for Samoa; second-year student at the University of Auckland; founding member of 350 Samoa and a member of Pacific Climate Warrior.
Thimali Kodikara: Series producer and co-Host of Mothers of Invention, British artist and activist.
Jesse Paris Smith: Co-founder, Pathway to Paris
Becky Foon: Co-founder, Pathway to Paris
Robinson, host of Mothers of Invention, will check in with climate scientists and leaders about the current state of the Paris Agreement goals and the work that still lies ahead.
This special program will look at the scientific data as well as at the human impact of the efforts of achieving these goals and will feature special guests, interviews, and performances.
Noon, Wednesday, December 9.
To RSVP for the free event, please click here.