Race to Save the World – The Global Climate Crisis


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A free gathering to discuss ways to combat the global climate crisis.

Key topic areas include:
**Climate change policy and its impact on innovation
**Climate crisis and mental health—The struggles of generation Z and beyond
**New health threats ignited by global warming and associated costs
**Environmental catastrophes-New hope to sideline wildfires, flooding, etc.
**The relationship between pandemics and climate change and how to mitigate effects• The politics of climate change. Solutions in the age of Trump
**Food + Water Insecurity: Creating sustainable agriculture for urgent priorities of the 21st century. Investments, innovations, and policy frameworks needed to nourish the planet.

Speakers include:
**Dr. Robert C. Orr – Dean, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; former Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Change;
**Vimlendra Sharan – Director of the North America office of the UN Food & Agriculture Organization;
**Ron Klain – EVP & GC, Revolution LLC; White House Ebola Response Coordinator, 2014-15;
**Sarah Ladislaw SVP and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies;
**Dawn O’Connell – Head of the US Office, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations;
**Justin McCarthy, Senior VP, Patient & Health Impact, Pfizer;
**Irwin Redlener, Clinical Professor, Health Policy and Management, Columbia University.

Location

Woolly Mammoth Theater
641 "D" Street, NW
Washington, DC

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