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Climate Wednesdays! Financing a Fossil Fuel-Free Future

May 19 @ 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

On Wednesday, May 19 at 7 PM

The corporate world is feeling pressure to stop financing fossil fuel projects and start measuring the impact of climate change on their bottom lines. The Biden administration is talking up the need to invest in a green recovery and put the country on the path to a decarbonized economy. How much of this is real and how much is hype? And how can we push business and government to finally leave fossil fuels behind and redirect their immense financial power toward solving the climate crisis?

This workshop will take place online via Zoom. Please to receive the Zoom link prior to the event.

This program will be recorded and shared later on YouTube. All participants who register and join this program will be recorded. Your image will be seen if you leave your camera on, if you ask a question your voice will be heard, and your name may be visible. 

Panelists:

Nina Chen, director of sustainability and climate initiatives, New York State Department of Financial Services

Alexis Goldstein, senior policy analyst, Americans for Financial Reform

Tom Sanzillo, director of financial analysis, IEEFA (Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis)

Moderator: 
Katy Lederer has written about climate change and energy for a range of publications, including The New Yorker online, The New York Times Sunday Business section, and n+1.

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizers

350 Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library

Virtual Online