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The Opportunity for Climate Progress with a Green Stimulus

Past Event

September 9, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unemployment to reach levels last experienced in the United States during the Great Depression. Given the depth and breadth of the COVID-19 recession, economic stimulus and recovery packages will be key to bringing the unemployed back into the workforce and deploying capital throughout the economy. The prospect that at least a portion of an economic stimulus plan can simultaneously accomplish climate policy priorities (a “green stimulus”) has drawn considerable interest. Join the Center on Global Energy Policy, in partnership with The Breakthrough Institute and Data for Progress, as we discuss the opportunity for climate progress with a green stimulus in the United States following the 2020 election. Moderator: — Kendra Pierre-Louis, Climate Reporter, Gimlet Panelists: — Dr. Noah Kaufman, Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA — Julian Brave NoiseCat, Vice President of Policy & Strategy, Data for Progress and Narrative Change Director for the Natural History Museum — Ted Nordhaus, Founder and Executive Director, The Breakthrough Institute — Dr. Leah Stokes, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) __ This webinar will be hosted via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with access details. The event will be recorded and the video recording will be added to our website following the event. This event is open to press, and registration is required to attend. For media inquiries or requests for interviews, please contact Artealia Gilliard ([email protected]) or Genna Morton ([email protected]). For more information about the event, please contact Caitlin Norfleet or Nicolina DueMogensen ([email protected]).