During her trip to foster transatlantic cooperation with her congressional counterparts to solve the climate crisis, Member of European Parliament (MEP) Henrike Hahn was hosted at the US office of We Don't Have Time. Watch Dr. Chakraborty and MEP Hahn discuss how sourcing sustainable minerals requires balancing public and private interests, where the US and EU can align to achieve their climate goals, and what is lacking to make the circular economy a reality.
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Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is the CEO of North America, We Don’t Have Time. She is a partner at Pioneer Public Affairs. She is also the founder and principal of Adapt to Thrive, a venture that seeks to better inform individuals, businesses, and government entities on the complex, interconnected challenges, such as food insecurity and disease, already existing and emerging from a warming planet.http://swetachakraborty.com
Henrike Hahn has been a German Member of the European Parliament since 2019. She campaigns for green industrial policy and the ecological-social transformation of the economy. During MEP Hahn’s time in the European Parliament, she has been in prominent positions that included her being the Industrial Policy Spokesperson for Bündnis 90/Die Grünen European Group, a Full Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), a Substitute Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), and the Committee on Budgets (BUDG), a Full Member of the EU delegation to the USA and China, and a Participating member of the Europe Committee of the German Bundestag.
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