By the World Forestry Center
As broadcast on YouTube – February 17, 2016
The World Forestry Center, The Nature Conservancy, and the Pinchot Institute recently held a public lecture by Dr. Steven Running reporting on the UN Climate Change Conference being held in Paris, France. Dr. Running was a chapter Lead Author for the 4th Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.
Dr. Running was “on the ground” at the World Forestry Center while the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change was taking place in Paris. He talked about the latest climate negotiations, and the specific role global forests have in the Earth climate system.
This video recaps the day’s events, and interviews representatives from 26 leading organizations working to address climate change in the region and worldwide. Conversations centered on the role of forests in addressing climate change. The Climate Trust’s Mik McKee speaks at 1:20 on the new participation of business leaders in this arena.
Originally posted to YouTube on December 21, 2015.