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Climate change and COVID-19 explained in GLF Live Series

9 Apr 2020

BONN, Germany (7 April 2020) – What does COVID-19 mean for food systems, the great apes, re-shaping financial and political systems?  The Global Landscapes Forum’s network of experts provides some of the answers.

The GLF Live series features a lineup of live interviews with leading scientists and thinkers including:

  • Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor and Interim Director of the university’s Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment Aaron Bernstein
  • Emory University’s Gillespie Lab Head Thomas Gillespie
  • Climate Focus Co-founder and Director Charlotte Streck

Next up is Otto Scharmer, a lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-founder of the MITx u.lab, a massive open online course (MOOC) for leading profound change, who will discuss how the epidemic can lead to behavior and systemic change on 8 April at 20:00-20:30 CEST/ 14:00-14:30 EDT.

To listen and ask questions, register HERE.
Upcoming GLF Live discussions in April will focus on COVID-19 as it relates to…

  • Climate change: Aaron Bernstein (Harvard University), 15 April, 16:00 CEST
  • Food systems: Lawrence Haddad (GAIN), 21 April, 15:00 CEST
  • Deforestation: Robert Nasi (CIFOR) and Annika Terrana (WWF), 27 April, 14:00 CEST

Listen back to past GLF Live discussions here:

Check back for new additions to the series here.


For further information contact:
Melissa Angel
Communications Coordinator
Global Landscapes Forum
M.KayeAngel@cgiar.org

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