Building the Will for Action – 7th May 2014

Christiana Figueres_Event Flyer Climate Change: Building the Will for Action

The United Nations, churches, investors, security experts and environmentalists came together at St Paul’s Cathedral to highlight the pressing importance of collective action on climate change.

Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change,  shared her views on the challenges faced, highlighting what faith communities, the City and the UK at large can do to help. A panel of distinguished speakers identified the impact of climate change on their sector and, along with questions from the audience, helped to build the will for political action.

Panelists included:

  • Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti (former UK Climate and Energy Security Envoy)
  • Dr Tony Juniper (Author and Environmentalist)
  • Investment speaker TBC.
  • Chaired by Bishop James Jones (former Bishop of Liverpool)

A video of the evening is available online:

The event was organised by Shrinking the Footprint, St paul’s Institute, CCLA and CIG.
www.stpaulsinstitute.org.uk/videos/2014/may/07/climate-change-building-the-will-for-action-christiana

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