News - July 15, 2020

New York Times Live Event: “Applying Covid-19's Hard-Earned Lessons to Climate Change”

Written by Tristan Lebleu

On July 9th 2020, Bertrand Piccard participated in a debate hosted by the New York Times to explore the hard-earned lessons of Covid-19 and how to apply them to climate change.


The debate, first event from the series “Netting Zero”, was moderated by Hannah Fairfield and joined by eight speakers:

  • Christina Figures, Co-founder ; Global Optimism

  • Alexandra Palt, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, L'Oréal

  • Luisa Neubauer, Climate Activist

  • Nigel Topping, UK High-Level Climate Action Champion for COP26

  • Dayna Cunningham, Executive Director, CoLab, M.I.T.

  • Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman, Solar Impulse Foundation

  • Johan Rockstrom, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Written by Tristan Lebleu on July 15, 2020

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