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Monday, April 24 • 1:40pm - 2:15pm
Climate of Hope
Since top down international solutions for mitigation of the worst effects of man-made climate change were abandoned a practical & optimistic conversation has begun to permeate the international stage. Paris was a punctuation mark, clean energy cost improvements a critical encourager. This session will outline how two veterans see this evolving.

Moderators
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John Micklethwait

Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg
John Micklethwait is the Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg where he oversees editorial content across all Bloomberg platforms, including its news, newsletters, magazines, opinion, television, radio and digital properties, as well as its research services including Bloomberg Intelligence. Prior to joining Bloomberg in February 2015, Micklethwait was Editor-in-Chief of The Economist where he led the newspaper into the digital age while expanding its readership and enhancing its reputation. He joined The Economist in 1987 as a finance correspondent and served as Business editor and United States editor before being named Editor-in-Chief in... Read More →

Speakers
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Michael Bloomberg

Founder of Bloomberg L.P., 108th Mayor of the City of New York and U.N. Secretary General's Special Envoy for Cities & Climate Change
Founder of Bloomberg LP, Philanthropist, UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, World Health Organization Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases, and three-term mayor of New York CityMichael R. Bloomberg is an entrepreneur and philanthropist... Read More →
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Carl Pope

Director, Inside Straight Strategies
A veteran leader in the environmental movement, Carl Pope is the former executive director and chairman of the Sierra Club.He is now the principal advisor at Inside Straight Strategies, focusing on the links between sustainability and economic development, and serves as a senior climate advisor to Bloomberg.He was a founder of the BlueGreen Alliance and America Votes and has served on the boards of the California League of Conservation Voters and the National Clean Air Coalition.The author of three books, he writes regularly for... Read More →


Monday April 24, 2017 1:40pm - 2:15pm
Plenary Ballroom Level | Grand Hyatt Hotel, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY