Indigenous Rights in the Era of Renewable Energy

September 22, 2023


Date & Time: Friday, September 22nd, 2023 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET

Location: The Explorers Club - 46 E 70th Street, NYC

Topic: In an era of increasing global energy demand and the urgent need for sustainable solutions, it is crucial to examine how renewable energy projects can coexist with and benefit Indigenous Peoples and local communities. How can private and public sectors support renewable energy projects that prioritize Indigenous rights and benefit-sharing? Through this discussion, we will learn from first-hand experiences of Indigenous Peoples and funders about the impact of renewables on Indigenous territories and effective strategies for stakeholders.


  • Chris Filardi, Co-Founder and Evolutionary Scientist, Nia Tero (USA)
  • Leonardo Crippa, Indian Law Resource Center (Kolla, Argentina)
  • Nemonte Nenquimo, Co-Founder Ceibo Alliance (Waorani, Ecuador)
  • Daniela Lerda, Senior Director, Amazonia, Nia Tero (Brazil)
  • Paul Roughan, Pasifik Lead, Nia Tero (Are’are, Solomon Islands)

Opening Reception: at 6:00pm -7:00pm, confirm your attendance.

Climate Week Afterparty: at 8:00pm - 9:30pm

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