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The vanguard city leaders advancing carbon removals for sustainable development


The event focuses on the cross-cutting thematic area of urban carbon dioxide removal (CDR). The main nexus highlighted is therefore that of carbon removals / cities. This nexus itself covers a wider range of themes and co-benefits associated with urban removal solutions and projects, such as air pollution, waste, industry, land use, governance, innovation, finance and capacity building.

Intro – Priya Yadav, CDR manager at Climate Champions
Moderation by Dr. Sanjeev – CDR lead at Climate Champions
Panel 1-
  • Mayor Kate Gallego – Phoenix, USA
  • Governor Sakaja Arthur Johnson – Nairobi, Kenya
  • MLA Aaditya Thackeray – Worli, India
Panel 2 –
  • Martin Stadelmann, Executive Director Climate Investments – South Pole Nikki Batchelor, Executive Director – XPRIZE Carbon Removal
  • Michael Doust, Director of Urban Efficiency & Climate – WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities
  • Yasemin Kologlu, Principal – Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM)
  • Matt Isaacs – Counteract
Arranged By

U.N. Climate Champions

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Blue Zone
Start Date / Time
Wednesday Dec 6, 1:30 pm (GMT+4)
End Date / Time
Wednesday Dec 6, 2:30 pm (GMT+4)

Digital Innovation Pavilion, Blue Zone