The Role of Public Opinion in Moving the Needle on Climate Change

What happens when you ask 1,000,000 people in 50 countries how they want their governments to act on climate change? Internationally recognized climate and development expert Cassie Flynn, Head of Climate Strategies and Policy of the UN Development Programme, will talk about the role of public opinion in developing climate solutions around the world. 

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About The Keynote Speaker

Cassie Flynn - UNDP

Cassie Flynn | Head of Climate Strategies and Policy of the UN Development Programme

Cassie is an internationally recognized expert on the treaty negotiations on climate change. She serves as the Strategic Advisor on Climate Change to UNDP’s Administrator, while also the Head of the Climate Strategies and Policies Team and Head of the Climate Promise in 120 countries. She is the creator of Mission 1.5 and the Peoples’ Climate Vote which used gaming to become the world’s largest-ever survey on climate action. Previously, she served as a Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Fiji as COP23 President. Cassie gave a TED talk on connecting world leaders to climate activism in 2019 and has been a featured expert by CNN, BBC, Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, New York Times, and other publications. Cassie earned her Master’s degree from Yale University and undergraduate degrees from Bowdoin College.


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