Global Climate Action Summit 2018

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/10/2018 - 09/15/2018
All Day

Location
San Francisco (venue tbd)

Categories


Events

10 September, Monday

10:00    Divestment: State of the Movement Press Conference – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation: Angie Fyfe, Executive Director, ICLEI USA

 Location: American Bookbinder Museum – Website

 

11 September, Tuesday

09:00   Land-Energy Nexus In Climate Change Mitigation – co-led by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation: Angie Fyfe, Executive Director, ICLEI USA

Location: University of San Francisco McLaren Conference Center – WebsiteRegistration

 

09:00   Be a Superhero for Sustainable and 100% Renewable Energy: Global Strategies for Decision-Makers – co-led by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Steve Skadron, Mayor, City of Aspen, USA

Antonio Mozqueira, Senior Manager Climate Change Policy, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Maryke van Staden, Manager, Low Carbon City Agenda, ICLEI World Secretariat

Location: California College of the Arts – WebsiteRegistration

 

13:00  Climate Change and Fiduciary Duty – co-led by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation: Yunus Arikan, Head of Global Policy and Advocacy, ICLEI World Secretariat

Location: California College of the Arts – WebsiteRegistration

 

14:00   Local Governments Go Fossil-Free for Clean & Sustainable Energy Future – co-lead by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Mike Steinhoff, Technical Programs Director, ICLEI USA
Thomas Herrod, Climate & GHG Program Lead, City and County of Denver, Colorado
Garrett Wong, Senior Sustainability Analyst, City of Santa Monica, California
Deidre Sanders, Director of Government and Community Affairs, East Bay Community Energy, Location: CaliforniaLocation: Alameda County Training & Education Center – WebsiteRegistration

 

12 September, Wednesday

09:00   Climate Heritage Mobilization – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation: Yunus Arikan, ICLEI WS

Location: California Historical Society – WebsiteRegistration

 

09:00   We Are Still In – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation: Angie Fyfe, Executive Director, ICLEI USA

Location: California Academy of Science

 

11:00   One Planet Charter Award Ceremony – supported by ICLEI

Location: Jardine  Website

 

13:00   Cities4Climate – supported by ICLEI

Location: San Francisco City Hall – Website

 

14:00   Talanoa Dialogue  – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Nanda Jishkar, Mayor, Nagpur, India; ICLEI South Asia Executive Committee Member

Location: Merchants Exchange Club – Website

 

14:30   The-end-of-coal-subnational-governments-going-from-coal-to-clean – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Bill Peduto, Mayor, Pittsburgh, USA; Member, ICLEI USA Board

Location: Merchants Exchange Club – Website

 

13 September, Thursday

08:30   Latin American Non-State Actors Raising the Ambition – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Rodrigo Perpetuo, Executive Director, ICLEI South America Secretariat

Location: Tenderloin Museum – Website

 

12:00   Board Meeting of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy – supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation as Board Members:

Mauricio Rodas, Mayor, Quito, Ecuador; ICLEI Global Executive Committee Member

Nanda Jishkar, Mayor, Nagpur, India; ICLEI South Asia Executive Committee Member

Bill Peduto, Mayor, Pittbsurgh, USA; ICLEI USA Board Member

Greg Robertson, Mayor, Vancouver, Canada

Ashok Sridharan, Mayor, Bonn; ICLEI President (observer)

 

14:00   International Urban Cooperation “Local and national Partnerships Driving Sustainable Urban Development – supported by ICLEI

Representation:

Nanda Jishkar, Mayor, Nagpur, India; ICLEI South Asia Regional Executive Committee Member

Aristóteles Sandoval, Governor of Jalisco, Mexico; ICLEI Mexico and Caribbean Regional Executive Committee Member

Åsa Karlsson Björkmarker, Deputy Mayor, City of Växjö, Sweden; ICLEI Europe Executive Committee Member

Pam O´Connor, Councilor, City of Santa Monica, USA; ICLEI USA Board Member

Manual Araujo, Mayor, Quelimane, Mozambique; ICLEI Global Executive   Committee Member

17:00  “Transformative Climate Action – Perspectives from the Federal, State and City-          Level” – supported by ICLEI

Representation:

Ashok Sridharan, Mayor, Bonn; ICLEI President

Solly Msimanga, Mayor, Tshwane, S. Africa; ICLEI Global Executive Committee      Member

Lisa Helps, Mayor, Victoria, Canada

Eckart Würzner, Mayor, Heidelberg, Germany

Location: Contemporary  Jewish Museum – Website

 

17:30   Laudato Sì – From theory into practice, cities for a sustainable future –

supported by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Stefano Proitetti, Mayor, Assisi, Italy

Consulate General of Italy

 

14 September, Friday

08:30   Finance Talanoa

ICLEI Representation:

Mauricio Rodas, Mayor, Quito, Ecuador; ICLEI Global Executive Committee –  tbc

Location: ClimateWorks Foundation

 

10:00   3rd Annual North American Dialogue on 100 Renewable Energy in Cities – co-led by ICLEI

Representation:  ICLEI USA

Location: San Fransisco LGBT Center  – Website

 

10:30 Progress and Lessons Learned – 20 Years Air Pollution in Beijing – co-led by ICLEI

ICLEI Representation:

Tbc

Location: Yerba Buena  meeting room, Four Seasons Hotel

 

14:00   Carbon Zero Cities – supported by ICLEI

Representation:

Shale Rattenbury, Minister, Australian Capital Territory Government, Australia

Location:Bently Reserve Conference Center WebsiteRegistration

 

 Announcements

  • 100% Renewables Cities and Regions
  • Step-up Climate Action via Renewables-Divest-Invest-Offset
  • Transformative Actions Programme 2.0
  • Enhancing Procurement for Climate Goals
  • Connecting the Dots for Cities-Islands-Ocean-Climate

 

ICLEI Delegation at GCAS

ICLEI Leadership (Members of ICLEI Committees)

  • Ashok Sridharan, Mayor, Bonn; President
  • Mauricio Rodas, Mayor, Quito, Ecuador; Global Executive Committee Member
  • Manual Araujo, Mayor, Quelimane, Mozambique; Global Executive Committee Member
  • Solly Msimanga, Mayor, Tshwane, S. Africa; Global Executive Committee Member
  • Aristóteles Sandoval, Governor of Jalisco, Mexico; Mexico and Caribbean Regional Executive Committee Member
  • Åsa Karlsson Björkmarker, Deputy Mayor, City of Växjö, Sweden; ICLEI Europe Executive Committee Member
  • Bill Peduto, Mayor, Pittsburgh, USA; Member, ICLEI USA Board
  • Pam O´Connor, Councilor, City of Santa Monica, USA; Member, ICLEI USA Board

 

Leaders of other ICLEI Members attending GCAS

  • Aspen, USA – Mayor Steve Skadron
  • Buenos Aires , Argentina – Mayor Rodríguez-Larreta
  • Cape Town, S. Africa – Mayor Patricia de Lille
  • Copenhagen, Denmark – Mayor Frank Jensen
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh – Mayor Khokon
  • Durban, S. Africa – Mayor Danile Gumede
  • Edmonton , Canada – Mayor Don Iveson
  • Heidelberg, Germany – Mayor Würzner
  • Jakarta, Indonesia – Mayor Baswedan
  • Medellin, Colombia – Mayor Gutiérrez
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands – Mayor Aboutaleb
  • Sevilla, Spain – Mayor Espadas Cejas
  • Vancouver, Canada – Mayor Greg Robertson
  • Victoria, Canada – Mayor Lisa Helps
  • Warsaw, Poland – Mayor Gronkiewicz-Waltz
  • Assisi, Italy – Mayor Stefano Proietti
  • Honolulu, USA – Mayor Kirk Caldwell
  • New York City, USA – Mayor De Blasio
  • West Palm Beach, USA – Mayor Muoio
  • Oslo, Norway –  Mayor Johansen
  • Santa Fe, USA – Mayor Alan Webber

 

ICLEI Staff attending GCAS

Emani Kumar, Deputy Secretary General; Regional Director for South Asia
Angie Fyfe, Executive Director, ICLEI USA
Rodrigo Perpetuo, Executive Director, ICLEI South America Secretariat
Maryke van Staden, Manager, Low Carbon City Agenda, ICLEI World Secretariat
Yunus Arikan, Head of Global Policy and Advocacy, ICLEI World Secretariat
Giorgia Rambelli, Programme Office, ICLEI Europe
Mike Steinhoff, Technical Programs Director, ICLEI USA
Hoe-Fei Mok, Programme Office, ICLEI USA

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