Ocean X Climate Summit
The Oceanic x Climate Summit was a daylong event hosted by Oceanic Global that took place at COP27. The summit immersed global stakeholders in the importance and potential of the ocean within the climate change narrative and supported multi-stakeholder action for the ocean and all it sustains.
Spotlight presentations highlighted regional marine biodiversity, voyages to the deep sea, entrepreneurship, youth empowerment, and big ideas for the future of ocean science and discovery. Speakers: Moderated by Alejandro Alba (Senior Correspondent, NowThis), Racquel Moses (UNFCCC Global Ambassador; Chief Executive Officer, Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator), Jojo Mehta (Co-Founder & Executive Director, Stop Ecocide International), Lisa Levin (Professor emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego; Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative), Dr. Carol O'Donnell (Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center), Holly Glover (Division Director of Advancement and Partnerships + Egyptian Students, Smithsonian Science Education Center), Yoko Watanabe (Global Manager, UNDP GEF Small Grants Program), Vincent Pieribone (Vice President, OceanX).