The Race to Zero Climate & Health Dialogue on November 9th, 2020 will bring local to global actors together to place health and equity at the centre of ambitious climate action. Through a series of virtual events, hosted throughout a 24-hour period, the dialogue will envision how a healthy, equitable recovery from COVID-19 can drive rapid decarbonization of the world economy.
The event is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with Race to Zero, the Global Climate and Health Alliance (GCHA), the Wellcome Trust, Glasgow Caledonian University and its Centre for Climate Justice, the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, and the Centre on Climate Change and Planetary Health of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Financing a healthy & resilient climate future
20.00 – 21.30 pm GMT, November 9
CPI Global Managing Director, Dr. Barbara Buchner will participate in this Race to Zero dialogue on climate and health, which will outline the changes needed for financial systems to drive a healthy recovery towards a climate-safe and economically stable future.
Other speakers will include: Prof. Tahseen Jafry, Glasgow Caledonian University, Jeffrey Sachs, Chair of the Lancet COVID-19 Commission, and Mithika Mwenda, Co-Founder Pan African Climate Justice Alliance.