GLF Live with Charlotte Streck

Q&A on COVID-19’s role in the climate crisis

See the full GLF Live series on COVID-19 and climate change here.

From the quarantined desk of Landscape News comes a new series of live interviews with experts examining the linkages between COVID-19 and climate change. The series began on 2 April with Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton in conversation with Charlotte Streck, co-founder and director of global think tank Climate Focus. The discussion covered reactions from the private sector, accountability for continued climate action from corporations, a climate organization’s life during lockdown and the meaning of a new “normal.”

Check back soon for the full transcript of the discussion.

Dr. Charlotte Streck is co-founder and president of the climate consultancy and think tank Climate Focus and a former senior counsel with the World Bank in Washington, D.C. Streck is a renowned expert on land use and climate change and serves as a strategic advisor to numerous governments, private companies, foundations and non-profit organizations. She serves on several advisory, investment and editorial panels, is a former lead counsel for climate change with the Center for International Sustainable Development Law with McGill University, and sits on the board of environmental standard organization Verra. She has taught various aspects of climate policy at the University of Potsdam since 2013, where she has been distinguished since 2018 as an honorary professor.

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