One Year Later – Has the World Moved On Since President Trump’s Announcement on the Paris Agreement?


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One year ago, President Trump announced his intent to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, adopted by 195 countries in 2015.
Consequently, the World Resources Institute will host an event to reflect on the state of climate action in the United States and internationally. The discussion will feature remarks by Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State, and include leaders in finance, government and international relations.

This event will be a time to look at what has happened on climate action since the announcement — both where has there been progress and what more needs to be done at the local, national and international levels.

The event is open to the public and members of the media.

Speakers
**Todd Stern, former United States Special Envoy for Climate Change at the U.S. Department of State
**Ben Grumbles, Maryland Secretary of the Environment
**Selwin Hart, Ambassador of Barbados to the United States and Former Director of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team
**Valerie Smith, Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Sustainability, Citi
**David Waskow, International Climate Director, World Resources Institute
**Additional speakers are being confirmed.

Location

World Resources Institute
10 G Street NE, Suite 800
Washington DC 20002

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