Jun 9, 2021

Ohio State hosts climate change discussion with United Kingdom diplomats

President Kristina M. Johnson and Her Majesty’s Consul General for Chicago Alan Gogbashian at climate change roundtable.

Representatives of local government, businesses, nonprofit organizations and The Ohio State University gathered last week to share climate successes and insight with United Kingdom diplomatic leaders as they prepare to host the U.N. Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in November.

As part of the forum, President Kristina M. Johnson emphasized the importance of collective action among local, state, national and global partners – and said addressing climate change aligns with Ohio State’s land-grant mission to uplift communities.

Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs, Gil Latz joined the conversation about the climate solution efforts with our partners from the UK.

The roundtable discussion was facilitate by the Sustainability Institute at Ohio State. Read more about the conversations via Ohio State Hosts United Kingdom Diplomates for Climate Discussion.