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United for Climate Justice Panel
United for Climate Justice Panel
2018-12-10 13:00:00
2018-12-10 14:30:00
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

Type of event: Meeting

Sponsor: UUA International Resources: UU United Nations Office

Please join and Jan Dash, Vonda Brunsting at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 10th for a panel discussion on the intersection of climate change and social justice.  Climate change is an issue that impacts everyone. This panel is about finding ways to coordinate action between activists on one hand, and policymakers, scientists, and economists on the other.

Distinguished Panelists

Dr. Jan Dash holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of California, Berkeley and has thirty years of experience in quantitative finance and risk management. He is the editor of the UU’s online Climate Portal and the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Climate Change and Finance, Economics and Policy.

Vonda Brunsting is currently the Program Manager at the Just Transition Project, a branch of Harvard University’s Initiative for Responsible Investment.  She holds an AM in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.  Her activism includes working as a community organizer in New York, Chicago, and Boston, and advocating for industry leaders to be mindful of stranded communities and workers as well as stranded assets.

Moderator

The discussion will be moderated by Roy Meredith, the UUA Climate Justice intern and an MSW candidate at Columbia University.

Please RSVP by sending an email to unintern [at] uua [dot] org with "Attn: Climate Justice Panel" in the subject line.

Address

777 UN Plaza 10th Floor
New York
NY
10017
US
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Church Center for the United Nations
777 UN Plaza
10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
United States

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