Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham To Take Part In President Biden’s Leaders Summit On Climate


Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will on Thursday take part in President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, a virtual gathering organized by the White House and U.S. State Department where world leaders and representatives of coalitions, cities, states and indigenous communities will discuss perspectives and necessary actions with regard to the global effort to tackle the climate crisis.

The governor is scheduled to be part of a panel discussion hosted by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan.

Other panel participants include Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris; Gov. Tamilisai Soundararajan of Telangana, India; President Fawn Sharp of the National Congress of American Indians; Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum of Mexico City; President Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad; Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans, La.; Gov. Yuriko Koike of Tokyo; and Sineia Bezerra do Vale of the Indigenous Council of Roraima.

Gov. Lujan Grisham is the only American governor invited to take part in the summit.

WHEN: The panel is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Mountain Time, though schedules may change.

HOW TO WATCH: Livestream information and scheduling updates will be available at this page, according to the U.S. State Department.

MORE INFORMATION: Full schedule and agenda information is available at this page.