403. Natural Thinking – A series of ‘big ideas’ talks: 1:00pm – 2:45pm

Event time: 1:00pm – 2:45pm

Location: Park Hub, Convene, 101 Park Avenue
Event organizer: UNDP

This session will include a series of 8-12 TED-style talks that last six minutes long. Each will be about different ‘Big Ideas’ related to nature-based solutions for climate.

1. Mapping the Connections: Nature, Climate, Sustainable Development by Nicole DeSantis and Anne Virnig, UNDP

2. Planting a Climate Change Solution with 1,000 Trees for Every Global Youth, Kaitlin and Lauren Griersen, TreesCO2

3. Getting a real and credible picture of restoration progress by Dr. Radhika Dave, Bonn Challenge Barometer, IUCN

4. Central African forests for a cooler future by H.E. Lee White, Minister for Forests, Sea, the Environment and Climate Plan, Gabon

5. Amazonia Imperative by Dr. Daniela Raik, Conservation International

6. Brazil imperative by Dr. Rachel Biderman, WRI Brazil

7. How the Laudato Si can save the Amazon by Reverend Séamus Finn, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

8. Amazonia 4.0 by Dr. Carlos Nobre, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Sao Paulo

9. The green gold: the true value of the Amazon in the sustainable harvest and protection of its BIOdiversity by Jorge Lopez Doriga, AJE Group

10. The voice of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon, COICA

11. The age of accountability: Driving corporate and financial sustainability through data transparency by Climate Advisers

Partners/Sponsors: UNDP, Trees CO2, Conservation International, Climate Advisers, IUCN, Government of Gabon