October 09, 2019
The Climate Decade 2020
New York City - Invite Only
On October 9, the French-American Foundation hosted its monthly forum on the climate crisis from a transatlantic perspective. Titled The Climate Decade 2020 – and the urgency to accelerate climate solutions, the event featured Amy Davidsen, Executive Director, North America at the Climate Group as guest speaker.
Amy Davidsen: Amy Davidsen leads the delivery of The Climate Group’s mission and impact in North America to accelerate climate solutions today for a world of no more than 1.5°C (2.7°F) warming and greater prosperity for all. She works with leaders in business and state and regional governments on collaborative programs to shift global markets and policies to a zero-carbon future; such as, commitments to 100% renewable electricity (RE100); doubling energy productivity (EP100); transitioning transportation fleets to zero emission vehicles (EV100); and, deep decarbonization pathways and policies via the Under2 Coalition. In addition, she oversees The Climate Group’s flagship annual summit Climate Week NYC, held each September during the UN General Assembly, to highlight the urgent need for climate action and solutions.