Strategies and Solutions to Save The Coolest Planet in the Universe

Up2Us2022 is hybrid, in person at the NY Society for Ethical Culture and live streamed free.Register for tickets HERE

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ —

EVENT: Up2Us2022: Strategies and Solutions to Save the Coolest Planet in the Universe

VENUE: New York Society for Ethical Culture, Adler Hall, 2 West 64th Street, NYC

DATE: Monday, September 19th, 2022, 7:00 — 8:45 p.m. ET

WHAT: For the fifth year in a row, a team of pro-bono women producers have created a highly anticipated event on the first night of Climate Week NYC, featuring a stellar lineup of world-renowned climate and sustainability thought leaders. This annual Climate Week event will feature iconic speakers, solutionaries and movement leaders addressing the need for solutions at the speed and scale required this critical decade.

WHO: You will be moved by a special video message from actress, talk-show host and sustainability advocate Drew Barrymore and touched by a live performance from 15-year old America’s Got Talent runner-up and two time Golden Buzzer winner, singing phenom Angelica Hale.

The speakers will include:

Dr. Jonathan Foley: Chief Scientist & Exec Dir., Project Drawdown
Janine Benyus: Co-Founder, Biomimicry Institute
Kate Raworth: Creator, Doughnut Economics
Bill McKibben: Founder, Third Act, 350org
Xiye Bastida: Youth Activist, Co-founder, Re-Earth Initiative
JoJo Mehta: Exec. Dir., Stop Ecocide International
Ginger Zee, Chief Meteorologist, ABC News
Alexandria Villasenor: Youth Activist, Founder, Earth Uprising
Mark Hertsgaard: Exec. Dir., Covering Climate Now
Julia Olson: Founder, Our Children’s Trust

  • The event is hybrid, both in person at the NY Society for Ethical Culture and live streamed. Register for tickets HERE
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And a word about the team of pro bono producers from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Professor Carlos Nobre: “I want to thank the entire team from Up2Us2022 for the work you are doing to find solutions to cool the planet.”September 19 7pm ET- Live & Live streamed, New York Society for Ethical Culture, Up2Us2022- Strategies and Solutions to Save the Coolest Planet in the Universe. 5th annual first night of ClimateWeekNYC event- iconic speaker lineup!

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