April 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

WACA Climate Week 2021

Monday, April 19 to Friday, April 23

The World Affairs Councils of America is pleased to present WACA Climate Week 2021 — five days of virtual programming April 19-23 that will convene high-caliber global and local experts on this most critical issue facing our world.

Visit our dedicated website for more event details. Stay tuned for new speaker updates!

NOTE: Separate registration is required for each and every program in this special series.

Agenda and Speakers

Monday, April 19, at 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET
Fireside Chat with Ambassador Hyoeun Jenny Kim
Ambassador Hyoeun Jenny Kim, Deputy Director-General, Global Green Growth Initiative (GGGI)
Register with WACA for Monday 4/19
Program Sponsor: Korea Foundation

Tuesday, April 20, at 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Combating Climate Change: Making Green Energy Solutions Accessible and Affordable for All

Donnel Baird, Founder & CEO, BlocPower

Andreas Karelas, Executive Director of Re-Volv & Author of Climate Courage ​
Register with WAC Philadelphia for Tuesday 4/20

Wednesday, April 21, at 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT)
California’s Future Power Grid: Smart, Resilient & Reliable

Danielle Osborn Mills, California Director, American Clean Power

J. Andrew Murphy, SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development, Edison International

Nancy Rader, Executive Director, California Wind Energy Assoc.

Steven Low, Frank J. Gilloon Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering, Caltech

Rosa Bravo (Moderator), Senior Technology Executive
Register with Los Angeles WAC & TH for Wednesday 4/21
Program Sponsor: Edison International

Thursday, April 22, at 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ET
An Earth Day Conversation with Jeffrey Sachs
Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University
WAC Pittsburgh Registration – Coming Soon