About this Event
The annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th iteration of the UN annual convening on climate change and how countries can better mitigate the escalating crisis. This year’s conference takes place in Glasgow, Scotland, and focuses on how countries have performed on their 2015 Paris Climate Agreement goals. Did they meet or exceed those goals? Or are they falling short? Many countries had pledged to keep their countries to the net-zero carbon emissions goal. COP 26 should help the world understand who met their obligations and who didn’t and what are the incentives and punishments for those actions.
Our expert panel features academics researching climate change and seasoned political consultants to discuss how countries are doing five years after their Paris Climate Accord promises and how the world can continue to champion climate-friendly policies.
- Monalisa Chatterjee - Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, USC Dornsife
- Shannon Gibson - Associate Professor of International Relations and Environmental Studies, USC Dornsife
- Robert O’ Brien - (Incoming) Fulbright Research Chair of Public Diplomacy, USC Center on Public Diplomacy
- Bob Shrum - (Moderator) - Director, Center for the Political Future; Warschaw Chair in Practical Politics, USC Dornsife
- Mike Murphy - (Moderator) - Co-Director, Center for the Political Future; NBC Political Analyst
In partnership with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies and the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.
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