Gérard Araud, French Ambassador to the United States
Moderator: Jeff Ball, Scholar-in-Residence, Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance Columnist, The New Republic
Gérard Araud is the Ambassador of France to the United States. Before that he was Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Director General for Political and Security Affairs of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (France).
Jeffrey Ball, a writer on energy and the environment, is scholar-in-residence at Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. Ball writes a column on energy and the environment, called Resources, published biweekly online by the New Republic.
French Ambassador to the United States Gerard Araud explains the strategy for the COP21 summit in Paris. Each country will bring unique national goals to reduce carbon emission according to their individual abilities.