The latest UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows that to keep 1.5ºC within reach, we need every tool available—both public sector policies and private sector market solutions--to transition to a decarbonized world.

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The latest UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows that to keep 1.5ºC within reach, we need every tool available—both public sector policies and private sector market solutions--to transition to a decarbonized world. 

Join the NYU Development Research Institute (NYUDRI), and Sustainable Economic and Climate Development Inisiative (SECDEV)  for a panel discussion on ‘Carbon Markets and Mechanisms’ and a fireside chat on ‘Mobilizing Capital to Implement the EU Green New Deal” – on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 14A Washington Mews, 1st Floor, New York, N.Y. 10003. The event is open in-person to NYU community members (faculty, students, staff). It is open to the general public via Zoom. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ET).

 

PROGRAM:

10:00am–11:20am  Session 1: Carbon Markets and Mechanisms

Join a panel discussion where experts discuss the various private sector tools ranging from a high-integrity voluntary carbon market to tradable indices to help mobilize urgently-needed capital which can complement public sector climate policies. We will also hear how a carbon tax could be an effective public sector tool to reduce and remove greenhouse gas emissions from our atmosphere. 

Welcome Remarks by Rajeev Dehejia, professor of public policy and professor of Economics and Co-Director, Development Research Institute, New York University.

 

Speakers:

Madelyn Antoncic, Senior Fellow, NYU Development Research Institute; Director, Sustainable Economic and Climate Development Initiative (Moderator); Nicholas Godec, Head of Fixed Income Tradables, S&P Dow Jones Indices; Bob Litterman, Partner & Chairman of the Risk Committee, Kepos Capital; Annette L. Nazareth, Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell; Chair, Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market.

 

11:30am–12:30pm  Session 2: Mobilizing Capital to Implement the EU Green New Deal

Join a fireside chat with European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice President Ambroise Fayolle where he will discuss the EU Green New Deal and how the EIB and the European Fund for Strategic Investments use public funds to mobilize private investments to finance strategic investments focused.

Speakers:

Madelyn Antoncic, Senior Fellow, NYU Development Research Institute; Director, Sustainable Economic and Climate Development Initiative (Moderator); Ambroise Fayolle, Vice-President, European Investment Bank; Nicholas Godec, Head of Fixed Income Tradables, S&P Dow Jones Indices; Bob Litterman, Partner & Chairman of the Risk Committee, Kepos Capital; Annette L. Nazareth, Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell; Chair, Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market.

 

In Person RSVP.

Zoom LiveStream Registration

 

 

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