#1: Julian Aguon

Julian Aguon is a Pacific human rights lawyer and law scholar whose work centers on the rights of non-self-governing and indigenous peoples in international law. Having for years lived and worked in Guam and the surrounding islands of Micronesia, Julian commands intimate knowledge of the peoples, governments and legal systems of these small island states and thrives on working across legal, political and cultural landscapes.

#3: Rit Aggarwala

The 63 cities in the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group contain 8 percent of the world’s population, have a GDP the size of China’s – and the potential to reduce the global carbon emissions by a billion tons. In this podcast Rit Aggarwala, the former director of long-term planning and sustainability for New York City, discusses megacities’ leadership in addressing climate change and PlaNYC, with its goal to reduce New York City’s carbon footprint by more than 30 percent by 2030.

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