THIRD THURSDAY HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM
Date: Thursday, January 19th, 2023
Time: 7 pm-8:15 pm (Central Time – USA)
Where: Zoom (register at link below)
Cost: FREE and open to the public
Register in advance: https://www.globalsolutionsmn.org/upcomingevents After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Description: J. Drake Hamilton will describe the unexpected United Nations’ move forward in November 2022 on Climate Loss and Damage funding. She will describe the details that need to be set, and the next steps to further increase funding for mitigation of and adaptation to climate change, emphasizing the scale and pace of action needed.
Guest Speaker: J. Drake Hamilton
J. Drake Hamilton is Fresh Energy’s senior director of science policy. An expert in climate and energy policy at the state and national levels, her responsibilities include policy development of renewable energy solutions to global warming that will maximize economic opportunities. J. represents Fresh Energy at the UNFCCC climate summits. In November 2022 she showcased Minnesota’s nation-leading deep carbon reductions on the global stage at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Formerly she taught geography undergraduate and graduate courses at The George Washington University. J. earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Dartmouth College and the University of Minnesota in physical geography with emphasis on climatology, energy and water resources. Hamilton serves on the Advisory Board of the Irving Institute for Energy and Society at Dartmouth College. She was named by Minneapolis-Saint Paul Magazine as one of 100 Minnesotans “who make things happen.”You can find this information, as well as all of our upcoming events, on our CGS-MN website: https://www.globalsolutionsmn.org/upcomingevents
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