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Earth Day Forum with NY Consulate

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Earth Day Global Forum

The Australian Consulate-General New York is co-hosting the Earth Day Global Forum, to be held on Wednesday April 21, 12pm to 5pm EDT. The event is a collaboration between New York’s diplomatic community who view climate, environment and sustainability as top priorities and wish to promote international cooperation on these issues. EARTHDAY.ORG’s theme is Restore Our Earth, which focuses on natural processes, emerging green technologies, and innovative thinking that can restore the world’s ecosystems.

Four webinars will be held on the day featuring world experts:

12 PM EDT: Restoring Our Earth

Hosted by Israel Consulate General
Register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAode6tqzwjHNyPadQz6epN-ZeNbqFAFE8O

1 PM EDT: Advanced Technology in Renewable Energy

Hosted by UAE Consulate General 
Register: https://uaemission-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LJkw0WO2SKy9k-R5kPSdFg

2PM EDT: Women Leading Climate Action

Hosted by Israel Consulate General
Register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJItfuuuqj4tEtSld-WdG-7tPypklmG2VlKw

4 PM EDT: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

Hosted by Australian Consulate-General

Can we feed a growing population while preserving and restoring the land in which we all rely on? In recognition of Earth Day, the Australian Consulate-General New York is bringing together world experts to present the latest on what's being done, and what can be done, at a local and global level to achieve sustainable agricultural systems.

Moderator
Prof. Andrew Campbell
CEO, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research and Council Chair of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases

Speakers

Dr. Pasi Vainikka - CEO and Co-Founder @Solar Foods
Prof. Mario Herrero - Chief Research Scientist of Agriculture and Food @Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Prof. Chris Barrett - Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management @Cornell University

Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NrZS87mBScS2-VCcERwPjQ