The Path to Paris: National Perspectives on a New Global Climate Agreement

THE PATH TO PARIS:
NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON
A NEW GLOBAL CLIMATE AGREEMENT

As governments work toward a new global climate agreement this December in Paris, C2ES is convening negotiators from 24 countries in an informal dialogue examining issues and options.  Hear participants from China, the European Union, Gambia and New Zealand on their countries’ top priorities, and the co-chairs of the Toward 2015 dialogue on the outlook for a Paris agreement.

April 23, 2015
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

White House Conference Room
Baker & McKenzie
815 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Video of this event:

 

Participants:

Gao Feng
Special Representative for Climate Change Negotiations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
China

Jake Werksman
Principal Adviser, DG Climate Action
European Commission

Pa Ousman Jarju
Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Water Resources, Parks and Wildlife
Gambia

Jo Tyndall
Climate Change Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
New Zealand

Valli Moosa
Former Minister of Environment, South Africa
Co-Chair, Toward 2015 Dialogue

Harald Dovland
Former Chief Negotiator, Norway
Co-Chair, Toward 2015 Dialogue

Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

C2ES’s Toward 2015 Dialogue also includes negotiators from Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, Grenada, Japan, Mali, Mexico, Norway, Peru, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Venezuela.  Further information on the dialogue is available at www.c2es.org/international/toward-2015.

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting strong policy and action to address our energy and climate challenges. Learn more at www.C2ES.org.

C2ES expresses its gratitude to the law firm of Baker & McKenzie for its generous hosting of this event.