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Climate change, leadership and young people: join the debate

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How can we make sure world leaders take the bold action needed to tackle climate change – and what can young people do to spark political momentum? Join the discussion with The Elders, students and climate activists next Tuesday.


The Elders climate change event with young people

World leaders are due to agree a new international climate deal in Paris in December 2015. On the road to Paris 2015, how can we encourage them to take bold action to address climate change? How can we ensure that the most vulnerable are heard and part of the solution? How can young people spark the political momentum needed?

Jimmy Carter, Hina Jilani and Mary Robinson will debate these questions next Tuesday with students, climate activists and young entrepreneurs in Paris.

What: A debate on climate leadership and youth
Who: Jimmy Carter, Hina Jilani and Mary Robinson, moderated by Laurence Tubiana, professor at Sciences Po and Columbia University and Director of IDDRI (Institute for Sustainable Development and and International Relations)
Where: Sciences Po, Paris – and live-streamed to a global audience
When: 17.00-18.30 CEST, Tuesday 22 April 2014

The event will be live-streamed on The Elders website – and you can follow the conversation on Twitter too. Send in your questions now to join the discussion and have your say.

What’s your question for the Elders on climate change? Post in the comments below, or tweet using #ScPoElders.

Read more about The Elders' position on climate change.

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