Surrounding President Biden’s April 22–23 Leaders Summit on Climate, the Atlantic Council presents the “Raising Ambitions” events series. The series focuses on the high climate ambitions that the Biden Administration hopes to realize at home and abroad, and it will highlight key technologies that can help reach these goals, sectoral approaches to decarbonization, and heightened country commitments to climate action. This Atlantic Council series aims to keep momentum going from the summit and encourage increased ambition from public and private sector actors ahead of COP26.

Upcoming Raising Ambitions events

All Raising Ambitions Events

Wed, Apr 28, 2021

African and South Asian perspectives on the Leaders Summit on Climate

Online Event A panel discussion on the highlights and key themes of the Leaders Summit on Climate contextualized through the lens of South Asian and African policy.

9:00am Africa Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: India’s climate successes and agenda

Online Event H.E. Dharmendra Pradhan joins energy leaders in raising climate ambitions ahead of the Leaders Summit on Climate as he joins the Atlantic Council for a discussion on India’s climate agenda and milestones.

8:00am Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions India

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

A conversation with H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and UAE Special Envoy for Climate

Online Event AN #ACFRONTPAGE EVENT – H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber discusses dialing up climate action in the UAE and in partnership with the global community in this special edition of #ACFrontPage joining energy leaders in “Raising Ambitions” on climate goals.

8:30am Energy & Environment Geopolitics & Energy Security Middle East Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Adaptation and mitigation go hand in hand

Online Event Hear from the High Level Climate Champion, UK, Nigel Topping, the Mayor of Miami-Dade County, Daniella Levine Cava, and other climate experts as we make the case for parity in climate action.

4:00pm Resilience & Society

Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Fast Thinking: Rapid response to the Leaders Summit on Climate

Online Event Climate and energy leaders from around the world provide key takeaways from the Leaders Summit on Climate in a fast-paced discussion.

12:00pm Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Sustainable minerals for the energy transition

Online Event Global leaders discuss obstacles and opportunities for sustainable mining ahead of the Leaders’ Climate Summit.

2:30pm Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Developing the offshore wind industry

Online Event The Atlantic Council Global Energy Center hosts a discussion on the state of the offshore wind industry and the opportunities it presents for meeting climate ambitions.

10:00am Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Financing the path to net-zero

Online Event Global finance sector leaders discuss how to accelerate the energy transition through increased investments in clean energy technologies.

1:00pm Energy & Environment Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Raising Ambitions: The role of nature-based climate solutions

Online Event A panel of experts discuss the role of nature-based solutions in meeting the global climate challenge.

2:30pm Energy & Environment United States and Canada

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Raising Ambitions: Moving the needle on energy and environmental justice

Online Event International leaders discuss their work to advance energy equity for marginalized communities and address environmental racism.

4:00pm Energy & Environment

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