Climate Change Conference

Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time. Keeping the climate safe for future generations will require a multilateral approach and trillions of dollars toward mitigation, adaptation, and restoration activities.

ColumbiaDC is co-hosting a virtual climate change conference with the Wharton Club of National Capital Region (WCNCR)  to increase awareness, examine core topics of climate change, and open doors for new opportunities and collaboration.



The conference is fully executed by WCNCR and is organized over eight sessions from October 18 – 21, 2021 as follows:

  • October 18: The first session will set the context for the conference exploring the challenges and opportunities to combat climate change. The second session will focus on climate adaptation
  • October 19: Climate mitigation
  • October 20: Climate restoration
    • Highlighting Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky professor of economics at Columbia University in Panel 1: Commercial Climate Restoration Solutions, 11:15 – 11:55 a.m. on Wednesday, October 20th. 
  • October 21: Investment opportunities in the core areas of climate change

To register, pls go HERE.

The conference is co-hosted by the Wharton Risk Center, Wharton Club of National Capital Region (WCNCR), ColumbiaDC, and several Wharton Clubs across the nation.

October 18, 2021 at 11:00am - October 22, 2021