The Next Frontier of Climate Change with Brian Deese


December 16, 2015
9:00 - 11:30 am EST

Agenda


Wednesday, December 16


9:00 am EST Welcome and Executive Remarks     Watch On-Demand
  • Welcome Remarks: Chris Hughes, Publisher and Chairman, The New Republic
  • Executive Remarks: Alicia Prevost, Director, Defend Our Future
9:10 am EST Panel Discussion: What Comes Next?     Watch On-Demand
  • Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Georgetown Climate Center
  • Jacqui Patterson, Director, NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program
  • Steven Olikara, Co-Founder and President, Millennial Action Project
  • Andy MacCracken, President, National Campus Leadership Council
  • Moderator: Rebecca Leber, Staff Writer, The New Republic
9:55 am EST Headline Interview: The US as a Global Leader in Climate Change     Watch On-Demand
  • Brian Deese, Senior Advisor to President Obama
  • Moderator: Jeff Ball, scholar-in-residence at Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Lecturer at Stanford Law School, New Republic Contributor
10:40 am EST Panel Discussion: Success in Paris     Watch On-Demand
  • Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Brazilian Ambassador to the United States
  • Nat Keohane, Vice President, Global Climate, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Alden Meyer, Director of Strategy and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Michael Levi, Director, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Moderator: Jeff Ball, scholar-in-residence at Stanford University's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Lecturer at Stanford Law School, New Republic Contributor
11:30 am EST Closing Remarks

About this conference


Through an interactive series of panels and interviews featuring speakers from the U.S. and abroad, the program will examine successes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris and discuss what the next steps need to be.

The Next Frontier of Climate Change is a policy series hosted by the New Republic with partners across the country, examining the public policy opportunities to address climate change and its impacts.

About The New Republic


The New Republic delivers high-quality journalism and thoughtful essays about politics and culture to the cultivated, curious person across mobile devices, on the web and in print.

For more information, visit: http://www.tnr.com/