Mary D. Nichols, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aiden Gallagher to Headline Launch Event


“The New American Road Trip” – an electric-vehicle tour across America, will launch from the Global Climate Action Summit on Friday, September 14 at 1:15pm. An event will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This journey will start in California and will end in New York City. The journey highlights the stories of the people, cities and emerging technologies that are fulfilling America’s Pledge on climate change, creating jobs and economic prosperity while reducing climate pollution and ensuring our country’s clean energy future. Other marquee events include stops in Las Vegas, Boulder, St. Louis, and Pittsburgh.

The “New American Road Trip” will be kicked off with a call to global climate action from GCAS delegates. Co-chair and UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake will ask Patricia Espinosa, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary to deliver the outcomes to governments at the UN General Assembly. Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, widely known for his role in Game of Thrones, and Aiden Gallagher, UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for North America will also receive the outcomes and tasked to launch the New American Road Trip taking the outcomes to the people.


  • Mary D. Nichols, Chair of the California Air Resources Board
  • Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Actor
  • Aiden Gallagher, Actor and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for North America
  • Nick Nuttall, Global Climate Action Summit Communications Director


Friday, September 14, 2018, 1:15pm (Subject to Ending of Plenary Session)


Moscone Center South – Esplanade Ballroom, 747 Howard St. San Francisco, CA 94103


Marcos Rodriguez Maciel, 559.920.0534, [email protected]