A Conversation with Todd Stern, the Paris Climate Accord's Lead US Negotiator

As US special envoy for climate change in the Obama administration, Todd Stern helped cobble together a consensus among almost 200 countries to hold themselves accountable for reducing global warming. Stern describes the landmark Paris Agreement as “finding the sweet spot between what was possible and what was necessary.” He’ll talk about how the negotiations unfolded, what the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the agreement will mean, and why climate change must be contained.

Speakers: Todd Stern, Olga Khazan
Festival: Spotlight Health 2018

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