The next Pathway to Paris event, in partnership with UNDP and 35.0rg. All proceeds go to UNDP and 350.org
Pathway to Paris and UNDP Present: Maintaining the Momentum: A Call to Action on Climate Change
6:00PM DOORS / 8:00PM START / ENDS 10:30PM (ESTIMATED END TIME)
Featuring: Martha Wainwright, Nicole Atkins, David Johansen with Mercury Rev, Techung, Rebecca Foon & Jesse Paris Smith, Bill Mckibben of 350.org, Xylouris White, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Suzzy Roche, Tony Shanahan, Bill Dobrow, Tendor & more!
The UN Secretary General has called on countries to step up and ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change bySeptember 21st. Maintaining the Momentum is a call to action, highlighting the importance of making the Paris agreement real, featuring musicians, artists and policymakers all committed to tackling climate change. The time is now. Please join us for this very special evening of art, music and and forward thinking. We hope to see you there. All proceeds go to 350.organd the UNDP.
Pathway to Paris is a fundraising initiative in partnership with 350.org and UNDP that brings together musicians, artists, activists, academics, politicians and innovators in a series of international live concert events highlighting the urgency for a rapid transition towards renewable energy and the end of fossil fuels. Co-founded by Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon in September 2014, Pathway to Paris is a 501c3 non-profit, dedicated to turning the Paris Agreement into action. All proceeds generated from all Pathway to Paris events go to 350.org and UNDP.
UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results. UNDP is currently working with over 140 countries to prevent and prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Climate Week NYC 2016 takes place from September 19 -25. During the first UNGA post Paris – and with the US elections just eight weeks away – Climate Week NYC 2016 will gather leaders from business and government to demonstrate how continued investment in innovation, technology and clean energy will drive profitability and lead us toward net zero emissions. Climate Week NYC is one of the key events in the international calendar that has been driving climate action forward since it was first launched in 2009.