Climate Change Specialist Jonathan Pershing
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Jonathan Pershing previously served as the US Department of State’s Special Envoy for Climate Change. The State Department has worked to increase the participation and representation of women in climate change discussions. Pershing discusses why he is motivated to pursue this work and the role women have played in combating climate change worldwide.
He also discusses the significant strides made by the COP 22 gender and climate policy decision in 2016, and the urgency of effectively addressing climate change.