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Christiana Figueres at UMass Boston - Lifting the Billions: The Intersection of Climate and Development Policy

Christiana Figueres at UMass Boston - Lifting the Billions: The Intersection of Climate and Development Policy

April 06, 2016 @ 5:30 PM

Lifting the Billions: The Intersection of Climate and Development Policy

UMass Boston's Sustainable Solutions Lab Speaker Series is pleased to host Christiana Figueres on April 6th, 2016.

As executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres was a linchpin in solidifying the Paris Agreement in December 2015. She will reflect on how this universal agreement can be a turning point in global economic, energy, environment, and development policy, and a catalyst for bringing the poor out of poverty worldwide.

Ms. Figueres' talk is free and open to the public, but registration is required

  • When: Wednesday, April 6th, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Where: Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate
    Columbia Point, 210 Morrissey Blvd., Boston
There will be a reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m. followed by the speaking program.  For more information, contact Rebecca Herst at the Sustainable Solutions Lab.