Josh Alpert, Director of Special Projects with C40 Cities, will be leading a webinar to discuss the latest climate activity within leading cities around the world. Included will be a discussion on C40’s Thriving Cities Initiative- a programme designed to help cities stay within both their climate and social limits by using famed economist Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics.
Josh Alpert began work with C40, a network of the worlds megacities committed to addressing climate change, in August, 2016. As Director of Special Projects, he has worked on the creation of an air quality programme, an inclusive climate action programme, a US-specific strategy for moving forward on climate actions in a new context, and a host of other projects. Most recently, Josh has been working on creating C40’s new Consumption Programme, starting with the groundbreaking Thriving Cities Initiative. Josh also is serving as C40’s Head of the Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Climate Challenge, as well as acting as C40’s Director of North America. Previously, Josh has served as C40’s liaison to Bloomberg Philanthropies.