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ASPEN IDEAS: CLIMATE

On April 11, 2022 Forces of Nature hosted the roll out event for the inaugural Aspen Ideas: Climate, taking place in Miami, Florida May 9-12, 2022. The conference is the first of its kind in the US, bringing together educational leaders such as founder and Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, government leaders such as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and industry leaders such as Amazon Head of Worldwide Sustainability Kara Hurst, as well as dozens of other speakers who are igniting a solutions-based climate conversation.  Thank you to President of Aspen Institute Dan Porterfield and his team for their remarkable work in advancing the climate conversation.  

UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME STOCKHOLM+50

Forces of Nature is honored to represent the youngest US NGO at the upcoming UN international environmental meeting in Stockholm, Sweden on June 1-3, 2022.  Stockholm+50 commemorates the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment. By recognizing the importance of multilateralism in tackling the Earth’s triple planetary crisis – climate, nature, and pollution – the event aims to act as a springboard to accelerate the implementation of the UN Decade of Action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals, including the 2030 Agenda, Paris Agreement on climate change.

 

UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES BONN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE 

The 56th session of the subsidiary bodies will take place from 6 to 16 June 2022, at the World Convention Center Bonn, Germany.

Forces of Nature will be on the ground reporting on the important work done at these pre sessional meetings before COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh later in the year.  

 

UNITED NATIONS OCEANS CONFERENCE

The ocean covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, is the planet's largest biosphere, and is home to up to 80 percent of all life in the world. It generates 50 percent of the oxygen we need, absorbs 25 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions as our planet's largest carbon sink.  it is our vital buffer against the impacts of climate change, and it is facing unprecedented threat.  The conference will bring together world leaders to protect the state of our ocean.  If you are visiting Lisbon join Forces of Nature's live webcast from the streets of Lisbon on what you're doing to help protect our oceans. 

ELIMINATE SINGLE-USE PLASTICS CAMPAIGN  -our goal is to eliminate plastic from every Mangrove forest in our city! 

Forces of Nature and the Roots & Shoots National Youth Leadership Council is joining with other organizations around the globe to eliminate single use plastics. Watch the video. Take the pledge. Put these ideas into practice at home. 

 

Our generation is the last generation who can save this planet. Join us in this call. 

-- Will Charouhis, Forces of Nature