New York Times Live Event: “Applying Covid-19’s Hard-Earned Lessons to Climate Change”
On July 9th 2020, Bertrand Piccard participated in a debate hosted by the New York Times to explore the hard-earned lessons of Covid-19 and how to apply them to climate change.
The debate, first event from the series “Netting Zero”, was moderated by Hannah Fairfield and joined by eight speakers:
Christina Figures, Co-founder ; Global Optimism
Alexandra Palt, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, L'Oréal
Luisa Neubauer, Climate Activist
Nigel Topping, UK High-Level Climate Action Champion for COP26
Dayna Cunningham, Executive Director, CoLab, M.I.T.
Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman, Solar Impulse Foundation
Johan Rockstrom, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
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