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Reasons to Believe: Unleashing the Power of Optimism

4–5 p.m. G.M.T.
The Think Tank
Morgan Stanley

Optimism is arguably our most underappreciated resource in a time of crisis. While it’s natural, and emotionally necessary, to confront the reality we face, the only thing that will stop us from succumbing to a doomful and disempowered mindset is the belief — and the reasons to believe — that we have a fighting chance. We have the resources, the research, the technologies, the deployment channels and the skills to act on climate successfully; we just need the collective will and belief to coordinate all these efforts. How do we unleash this power? How can we turn optimism into a global strategy?