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French Series

French Series


This event is organized by La Maison Française - 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. – 20007.
Climate and Jobs: A Winning Equation?


All you need to know...

WHAT: French Series

WHEN: Thursday, February 1, 2018, – 6pm-8pm

WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. 20007


RESERVATION: Online registration required on Eventbrite.

ADD. INFOS: Photo ID is required for entrance to the Embassy. Street parking is available. No large bags.

“There are no jobs on a dead planet” is campaigning the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). Working people are already on the frontlines of climate change, with more than 2.5 million people displaced from their homes because of extreme weather events and changing seasons and will be on the frontlines of the industrial transformation that is a necessity for a zero-carbon future.

In order to manage successfully this ecological transition, linking climate change and job is fundamental in order to guarantee social justice and people’s support.
– What are the costs of inaction?
– What are the economic incentives to act to mitigate and adapt to climate change?
– What king of policies should be put in place by the public and private sectors?

The French Embassy is pleased to invite you to our next French Series panel discussion event which will be moderated by Dean Scott, Senior climate change and Capitol Hill environment reporter for Bloomberg Environment With :

  • David Levaï, Director of Climate Program at The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)
  • Adèle Morris, Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Climate and Energy Economics Project at the Brookings
  • Jennifer Layke, Global Director of World Resources Institute’s Energy Program

Program of the evening

6 - 7 pm: Panel discussion
7 - 7:30 pm: Q&A session
7:30 - 8 pm: Wine bar

Frequently Asked Questions

1) When do the doors open at the Embassy?

The doors for this event will open at 5:30 p.m.

2) What do I need to enter the Embassy?

You will need a valid photo ID

3) Can I park in the Embassy parking lot?

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate visitors in the Embassy parking lot. However, there is substantial space to park on the Embassy’s street, Reservoir Road.

4) Are there any items that are not allowed at the Embassy?

Yes. Please be advised that for security reasons, Embassy staff and security services cannot allow large bags or backpacks to be brought onto Embassy grounds. Any large bags will be confiscated at the entrance gate before the owner can be granted entry.

This event is organized by the Press and Communication Office of the Embassy of France in the United States.