Rachel Kyte to Speak at UMass Boston Climate Event
Rachel Kyte, Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change of the World Bank will visit the University of Massachusetts Boston on Tuesday, November 10th. Kyte, who is also a non-resident professor for International Environment and Resource Policy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and CEO-elect of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative, will give a keynote speech for the event: Climate at a Crossroads: How Can Paris Kickstart a Zero Carbon, Resilient Economy?
This public event will feature discussion and analysis of the upcoming 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), known colloquially as Paris 2015. The reception will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Integrated Sciences Complex, Third Floor, Atrium. Rachel Kyte will give the keynote speech at 4:30 p.m.
The Center for Governance and Sustainability is co-sponsoring this event alongside the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, the School for the Environment, and the College of Management.
To register please visit http://bit.ly/ClimateCrossroads