The Science. The Politics. The Indigenous Peoples.
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
9:00 - 10:15 am/ET Briefing and Discussion
As world leaders meet at the United Nations in New York to sign the historic Paris Agreement on climate change, a mix of celebrities, scientists, and indigenous leaders from remote regions held a briefing on the critical role tropical forests—and the indigenous peoples and local communities who are protecting them—must play in bringing the agreement’s targets within reach.
This briefing featured special guests:
Alec Baldwin Actor and Activist
Helen Clark Administrator, UNDP
Diana Ríos Indigenous Ashaninka Leader, Peru
Mina Setra Indigenous Dayak Leader, Indonesia
Frances Seymour Tropical Forest Expert and Author
Alex Soros Founder, Alexander Soros Foundation
Darren Walker President, Ford Foundation
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