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Climate Change: Building the Will for Action

Climate Change: Building the Will for Action
with
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
6.30pm, Wed 7th May 2014
St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Institute, in partnership with CCLA, the Church Investors Group and Shrinking the Footprint - the Church of England's national environment campaign - is pleased to be hosting this event bringing together the United Nations, churches, investors, security experts and environmentalists to highlight the importance of collective action on climate change. 

Christiana Figueres will share her views on the key challenges faced and highlight what faith communities, the City and the UK at large can do to help.  As well as inviting questions from the audience, a panel of distinguished speakers will identify the impact of climate change on their sector to help build the will for political action.

The discussion will be Chaired by Bishop James Jones, former Bishop of Liverpool and BBC Radio 4 presenter.  Panel of speakers t include Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti (former UK Government Climate and Energy Security Envoy), Dr Tony Juniper (Author and Environmentalist) and Peter Pereira Gray (Managing Director, Wellcome Trust Investments).

This event is free and open to all, but registration is essential.  Doors open at 6pm for a 6.30pm start.  To register for tickets please visit: http://buildingthewill.eventbrite.co.uk