As part of the ongoing Conversations for an Engaged San Diego series, the Pacific Leadership Fellows program welcomes two leading thinkers and practitioners on climate change: Jeffrey Sachs and David Victor. Gordon McCord will moderate a virtual discussion where Sachs and Victor tackle the challenge of achieving zero carbon emissions by 2050 while also putting Americans to work building a vibrant, clean and innovative economy.
• Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University
• David Victor, Co-director of the Deep Decarbonization Initiative, UC San Diego
• Gordon McCord, Director of the SDG Policy Initiative, UC San Diego (moderator)
Technological transformations open new opportunities and disrupt old patterns. The Center on Global Transformation (CGT) provides a new framework for vanguard exploration of topics critical to analyzing and shaping the forces of economic change in a deeply interconnected, thoroughly dynamic world. CGT and its Pacific Leadership Fellows program focus on academic inquiry and policy analysis of international issues. Learn more at cgt.ucsd.edu