World Forum on Climate Justice

Speakers

Confirmed speakers include:

Mary Robinson

Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, Republic of Ireland

Presentation title: Climate Justice: The way to accelerate ambition for a safe world
Mary Robinson is President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice.

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Kevin Bales

Professor of Contemporary Slavery, University of Nottingham, UK

Presentation title: The vicious cycle of slavery and environmental destruction

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Patrick Bond

Professor of Political Economy, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Presentation title: presentation title: Conceptual and strategic conflicts within climate justice
Patrick Bond’s work is presently focused on geopolitics, local and global political ecology, and South African, Zimbabwean, African and global uneven development. Since moving permanently to South Africa in 1990.

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Kristie L Ebi

Professor of Global Health, University of Washington, USA

Presentation title: Health risks of a changing climate can increase climate injustice
Kristie L. Ebi is director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE), and Rohm and Haas Endowed Professor in Public Health Sciences at the University of Washington.

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Penelope Endersby

Chief Executive, Met Office, UK

It is my privilege to lead this successful and highly respected organisation, working at the forefront of weather and climate science, technology and operations. We constantly strive to harness the Met Office's world class capabilities for greater societal benefit.

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Lars Kullerud

President, University of The Arctic, Norway

Presentation title: The Arctic and climate justice

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Benjamin K. Sovacool

Professor of Energy Policy, University of Sussex, UK

Presentation title: Decarbonisation and its discontents: A critical justice perspective on four low-carbon transitions
Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool is Professor of Energy Policy at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the School of Business, Management, and Economics, part of the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom.

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Yifat Susskind

Executive Director, MADRE, USA

Presentation title: Weathering the storm, Seeding the future: A women's vision for climate justice
Yifat Susskind partners with women's human rights activists facing war and environmental disaster in Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa to create locally-rooted programs that meet urgent community needs and build lasting social change.

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