Fixing the Business of Food



Discover public national and local events related to learning more about climate change and taking action – whether online, in the streets, or in the auditorium. The more we know, the more effective we will be. And, the more we participate, the more we will build a community of people working for the welfare of our children and our grandchildren.

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Fixing the Business of Food


September 24, 2019
4:00 – 6:00 PM
New York City, New York
The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and the Santa Chiara Lab – University of Siena (SCL), are joining forces to accelerate progress towards the sustainable development of the agro-food sector.
A report on sustainable business practices in the food sector will be launched at this event, showcasing best practices and recommendations.

Climate Action Summit 2019


September 23, 2019
UN Headquarters, New York
Live Webcast
Climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. There is still time to tackle climate change, but it will require an unprecedented effort from all sectors of society. To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September to meet the climate challenge. The Summit will showcase a leap in collective national political ambition and it will demonstrate massive movements in the real economy in support of the agenda. Together, these developments will send strong market and political signals and inject momentum in the “race to the top” among countries, companies, cities and civil society that is needed to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Climate Week NYC


September 23 – 29, 2019
New York City, New York
Businesses, governments, academic institutions, arts organizations, individuals and non- profit organisations are invited to participate in the week-long events program including panel discussions concerts, exhibitions, seminars and more.*The opportunity to register events to take place during the week will be available from early Spring. Please follow @ClimateGroup on Twitter for more information.*

Global Climate Strike


September 20 and 27th, 2019

This September, millions of us will walk out of our workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Our house is on fire — let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone. Find information at the link on joining a strike, starting a strike, resources and more.

Nature’s Climate Hub


September 22 – 25, 2019
New York City, New York
Nature4Climate cordially invites you to Nature’s Climate Hub. Here you can experience the power of nature-based solutions in action – from Sunday 22nd to Wednesday 25th September at Convene 101 Park Avenue and Central Park Zoo.

UN General Assembly Guide to events


September 17 – 30, 2019
New York City, New York

UNGA Guide 2019 is a crowdsourced calendar of the official and unofficial events at the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 74) in New York. We hope this guide will help you navigate the hundreds of events at the General Assembly and join the global community of innovative thinkers who will convene, collaborate and strategize over the course of these exciting two weeks.

Covering Climate Now


September 16 – 23, 2019
National and Local News media
Each outlet has committed to running one week of focused climate coverage, to begin September 16 and culminate September 23, the day of the landmark international Climate Action Summit hosted by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York.
Co-founded by The Nation and the Columbia Journalism Review, in partnership with The Guardian, Covering Climate Now aims  to convene and inform a conversation among journalists about how all news outlets—big and small, digital and print, TV and radio, US-based and abroad—can do justice to the defining story of our time.

Designing a Green New Deal


September 13, 2019
9:30 AM – 7:30 PM EDT
Irvine Auditorium
3401 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Designing a Green New Deal intends to bring a broad array of voices together, placing economists, historians, and designers in conversation with journalists, organizers, elected officials, and other parties engaged in organizing for climate action. This event will serve as the launch of a broader, Green New Deal and the built environment research initiative in The McHarg Center.

The Right to a Future, with Naomi Klein and Greta Thunberg


September 9, 2019
7:00 PM EST
Live on YouTube
The Intercept invites you to a special event in New York City hosted by senior correspondent Naomi Klein and headlined by trailblazing climate activist Greta Thunberg. Together with youth leaders Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Xiye Bastida, and Vic Barrett, Greta and Naomi will help us visualize a just and sustainable future, confront our climate emergency, and discuss the emerging cross-generational, transnational movement that is our best hope for a sustainable planet.

Climate Crisis Town Hall


September 4, 2019
New York
Live on CNN
Ten Democratic candidates for president have qualified for next month’s Climate Crisis Town Hall, which will air exclusively on CNN platforms. Candidates in attendance are to be: Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey; South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota; former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas; Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont; Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts; Sen. Kamala Harris of California; former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro and businessman Andrew Yang.