“Mary Robinson”: A Global Climate Treaty Why the US Must Lead


Published on Sep 21, 2014

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On September 20th.2014, the NYC350 sponsored A Global Climate Treaty Why the US Must Lead was held in NYC at New York Society for Ethical Culture

This video features MARY ROBINSON President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice. Ms. Robinson was recently appointed as United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change. She served as the first woman President of Ireland from 1990 to 1997 and as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002.

The program focused on why we need an international treaty and why it is critical for us to mobilize support to demand that the U.S. assume a leading role in the treaty negotiations.

Other speakers at the event included; Bill McKibben, Lester Brown, Ambassador Marlene Moses, Cecil Corbin-Mark, Sean Sweeney, Donald Brown, Annie Willis with opening remarks from NYC Council Members Helen Rosenthal (District 6) and Donovan Richards (District 31)

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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