R20 Regions of Climate Action
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New! June 13, 2013: R20 Founding Chair Arnold Schwarzenegger met with Australian PM Julia Gillard to discuss climate change and addressed the topic in a co-authored opinion piece published in the Australian publication The Telegraph. To read their piece "Terminate Doubts and be a Climate Action Hero", please click here.
Photo below: R20 Founding Chair Arnold Schwarzenegger presenting the Feasibility and Action Plan to Marcos Belchior, Conservation Secretary for the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
January 31st and February 1st, 2013: Vienna R20 Conference with Arnold Schwarzenegger - "Implementing the Sustainable Energy Future", Vienna, Austria. The conference focused on practical and inspiring sub-national bottom up actions from around the globe to build strong sustainable economies and make clean, local sources of energy available to everyone. Please click here for more information about the conference.
Above: R20 Founding Chair Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Kandeh K. Yumkella, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization at the Vienna R20 Conference.
To read the text of the President of the European Commission, Jose Barroso's speech at the Vienna R20 Conference, please click here.