Bill Gates, Marie Kondo and World Bank Head Will Speak at Times Climate Event

Climate change is an issue that stretches across borders, touching every facet of our lives. Addressing it likewise requires shifts in almost every industry and institution. On Sept. 21, The New York Times will bring together newsmakers, including innovators, activists, scientists and policymakers, for an all-day event examining the actions needed to confront climate change.

Times subscribers can register for the livestream.

Sessions will include:

  • Ajay Banga, president of the World Bank Group

  • Al Gore, former vice president of the United States

  • Bill Gates, founder of Breakthrough Energy and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Ebony Twilley Martin, executive director of Greenpeace USA

  • Eleni Myrivili, global chief heat officer to U.N.-Habitat and the Arsht-Rock Resilience Center

  • Gilberto Tomazoni, global C.E.O. of JBS

  • Jonas Gahr Store, prime minister of Norway

  • José Andrés, chef and humanitarian

  • Marie Kondo, tidying expert and founder of KonMari Media

  • Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg L.P. and Bloomberg Philanthropies

  • Robin Wall Kimmerer, scientist and author

  • and others.

Signing up for the livestream will also give you an opportunity to connect with online attendees on the messaging platform Slack in the lead-up to the event. Each day will feature a different topic and guests, along with prompts from Times editorial staff.

Details about the Slack channel and event schedule will be shared after registering.