Climate Conversations

Talk

WHEN October 6, 2021
5-6:30pm WHERE Zoom Webinar Part of "Climate Conversations Vice-Chancellor Seminar" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

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The NYUAD Office of Sustainability and Stewardship and the NYUAD Office of Inclusion and Equity discuss the impact of climate change on global communities and the importance of facilitating multi-sector solutions to address the “grand challenge” of our time. Panelists from academic, non-profit, and intergovernmental organizations discuss the intersecting responsibilities of combating climate change and deconstruct the systemic issues that put historically marginalized and low-income communities globally at an elevated risk of experiencing environmental hazards (i.e. pollution, food insecurity, airborne and waterborne illnesses, etc.)

Panelists
Qais AlSuwaidi, Director, Climate Change Department, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment UAE
Nidal Hilal, Professor of Engineering and Director of NYUAD Water Research Center, NYU Abu Dhabi
Jacqueline Patterson, Founder and Executive Director at The Chisholm Legacy Project: A Resource Hub for Black Frontline Climate Justice Leadership
Diallo Shabazz, Managing Director, Braven Solutions

Moderated by
Carol Brandt, Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor, Global Educaction and Outreach, NYU Abu Dhabi

 

Hosted by the Vice-Chancellor Office

Panel Members
  • Nidal Hilal, Professor of Engineering and Director of NYUAD Water Research Center, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Diallo Shabazz, CoFounder Birthright Africa, Global Sustainability, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment UAE
  • Jacqueline Patterson, Founder and Executive Director at The Chisholm Legacy Project: A Resource Hub for Black Frontline Climate Justice Leadership, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Qais AlSuwaidi, Director, Climate Change Department, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment UAE
Moderated by
  • Mariët Westermann, Vice Chancellor, NYUAD
Hosted by
  • NYUAD Institute, NYUAD

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