Note: This event will be held at the University of San Francisco and begins at 3:00 p.m. PT.
Please join the Center for American Progress, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, adelphi, Professor Elliot Neaman, the University of San Francisco, and Climate Advisers on Wednesday, September 12 for a welcome reception and climate security discussion for participants ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS).
This event will serve as a kick-off gathering for GCAS participants to discuss areas for international climate cooperation—including on climate security issues—and to hear from a broad spectrum of experts and practitioners at a time when such policy conversations are much needed. The reception will feature perspectives and commentary on climate security from around the world, and it will provide an opportunity for participants to network amongst themselves.
Light refreshments will be served. Location and additional details to be provided upon registration.
Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA)
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
Alexander Carius, Founder and Director of adelphi Berlin
Sheila Watt Cloutier, Environmental, Cultural, and Human Rights Advocate
Paul J. Fitzgerald, S.J., University of San Francisco President
Martha Delgado Peralta, Envoy of the next Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
John Podesta, Former White House Chief of Staff and White House Counselor
Reed Schuler, Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and Sustainability to Governor Jay Inslee, Co-Chair of U.S. Climate Alliance
Nina Smidt, Director for International Planning, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin Und Gerd Bucerius
Michaela Spaeth, Director Energy, Climate, Human Rights in Business, International Labour Rights, Federal Foreign Office, Germany
Gwynne Taraska, Senior Fellow, Climate Advisers
Helga Flores Trejo, Foreign Policy Expert