Global Climate Action Summit

Sustainable City Innovation on the Global and Local Stage

Any path to real transformation requires collective action from a wide range of stakeholders
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Earlier this fall, I took part in two climate action events dedicated to a critical issue: how the continued growth of cities will challenge the way we live and do business.

Video: The Erb Institute Talks Business Sustainability at the Global Climate Action Summit

Curious about the role of business in advancing climate action? Watch this video.
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This September, a delegation from the University of Michigan’s Erb Institute traveled to San Francisco to attend the Global Climate Action Summit. The Erb Institute also hosted an Affiliate event: Developing Climate-Business Strategies: Partnering with Universities for Science-Based Impact.

Orion Assembly Welcomes Back Local-built Bolt Ev for a Special Pitt Stop on Its Way to New York Climate Week

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Employees at General Motors' Orion Assembly plant recently held a homecoming ceremony for a very special Chevrolet Bolt EV. Pun intended, this locally-built EV was charged with traveling cross-country as part of the New American Road Trip, an 11-day, nearly 4,000-mile journey from the San Francisco Global Climate Action Summit to New York’s annual Climate Week.

Global Impact: Innovation’s Next Frontier

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Recently, attendees from around the world gathered in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit. The event celebrated achievements in climate action and served as a launchpad for deeper and accelerated commitments to prevent dangerous climate change. Attendees represented a diverse cross-section of state and local leaders, businesses, investors, scientists, students and nonprofits.

Taking Ambition on Climate Change to the Next Level

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This blog was guest written by Kathy Mulvany, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Cisco

Our world is in the early stages of a sustainability revolution…with the magnitude of the industrial revolution and the speed of the digital revolution. 

– Al Gore, 2018 Global Climate Action Summit

This is just one of the many thoughtful and inspiring takeaways I heard at the recent Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco.

Who Are Your ‘Climate Heroes’? For Mars’ Ashley Allen, Climate & Land Sr. Manager, the Answer May Surprise You!

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At the Global Climate Action Summit, Ashley Allen, Climate & Land Sr. Manager spoke to Genevieve Maricle, Global Knowledge & Innovation Lead at WWF about the ‘climate heroes’ that inspired her.

To watch the full interview, please click here.

Mark Hertsgaard on the Global Climate Action Summit

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Last week in San Francisco, scientists, thought leaders, politicians and celebrities all gathered for the Global Climate Action Summit. Mark Hertsgaard covered the summit for The Nation magazine and is here on Sea Change Radio to provide us with his insights and takeaways from the event. Hertsgaard explains the summit’s mission, discusses his interview with outgoing California Governor Jerry Brown, and unpacks why it is that some environmental activists decided to protest the summit.

VMware Joins 21 Companies in Step Up Declaration at Global Climate Action Summit

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VMware is one of twenty-one innovative, progressive companies committing @GCAS2018 to harnessing the fourth industrial revolution and the power of digital transformation to accelerate climate solutions for everyone. #4IRforClimate #StepUP2020 

Tom Lyon, ARCS President, Issues Statement in Concert with "Step Up Declaration" from Global Climate Action Summit

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This past week thousands of delegates were in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit. Spearheaded by California Governor Jerry Brown, the Summit showcases the commitments of states, cities and businesses to cut their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and protect the Earth from further dangerous warming. This is an urgently needed response to the U.S. vow to become the only country in the world to back out of its climate commitments under the 2015 Paris Agreement.

A Bottoms-Up Approach to Fulfilling America's Pledge

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The Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, convened by America’s Pledge Co-Chairs Mike Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown, brought leaders together to create deeper worldwide commitments and accelerated action that can put the globe on track to prevent dangerous climate change and realize the historic Paris Agreement. The following is a round up of GCAS news.

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