The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate launches on September 24th

News Article September 11, 2013

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate will be launched on September 24th 2013 in New York.  Former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, Chair of the Commission, will speak at the launch meeting, which will take place just before the opening of the UN General Assembly and during ‘Climate Week’ in New York City.  Other speakers include:

  • President Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia
  • Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, Norway
  • Lena Ek, Minister for the Environment, Sweden
  • Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Minister and head of the President’s Delivery Unit, Indonesia
  • Rt. Hon. Gregory Barker, Minister for Energy and Climate Change, UK
  • Boonam Shin, Ambassador for Climate Change, Republic of Korea
  • Jeremy Oppenheim, Director of the New Climate Economy project
  • Dr. Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Resources Institute
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