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Climate Capitalism: Breakfast + Book Signing

April 12, 2024 @ 10:45 am 12:00 pm ET

Join Greentown Labs and V2 Communications for an exclusive conversation with Akshat Rathi

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Join Greentown Labs and V2 Communications for an exclusive conversation with climate reporter Akshat Rathi about his new release Climate Capitalism: Winning the Race to Zero Emissions and Solving the Crisis of Our Age. Through stories that bring people, policy, and technology together, Akshat Rathi’s book reveals how the green economy is not only possible, but profitable. This inspiring blend of business, science, and history provides the framework for ensuring that future generations can live in prosperity and that the wheels of progress don’t falter.


  • 10:45 a.m.: Doors open
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.: Q&A with Akshat Rathi & Melissa Mahoney, Executive Vice President, V2 Communications 
  • 11:25 a.m. -12:00 p.m.: Book signing and mingling 

About the Author

Akshat Rathi is an award-winning senior climate reporter for Bloomberg News. He is the host of Zero, a weekly climate podcast for Bloomberg Green and writes a weekly newsletter on climate solutions.

He has a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Oxford and a BTech in chemical engineering from the Institute of Chemical Technology in Mumbai. He has worked for Quartz and The Economist. His work has been cited in widely read global publications, including the New York Times, Washington Post, New Yorker, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, and Financial Times.

About V2 Communications

V2 Communications is an integrated communications firm that works exclusively with B2B, healthcare, and climate-technology companies. We are passionate about serving these companies and entrepreneurs who aim to have an outsized impact on business, humanity, and the planet through innovation. And we are strategic advisors to climatetech startups and leaders alike with a nuanced understanding of what’s needed at each business stage, from the lab through deployment and commercialization.

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Venue Information

Parking is incredibly limited at Greentown Labs and we encourage attendees to consider taking advantage of public transportation. We’re a short walk from the newly opened Union Square station, as well as 1 mile away from the Harvard MBTA station. Union Square in Somerville is also easily accessible via the #86 and #91 MBTA buses. We offer bike parking on-site and the closest Bluebikes stations are at Dane St., Conway Park and Union Square.

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Event Health + Safety Policy

This event is in-person and masks are encouraged but not required Greentown Labs. We recommend a medical grade or K/N95 mask; Greentown provides medical grade masks at the front desk of each location.

Greentown Labs is committed to the health and safety of our team, startups, partners, and attendees, and is actively monitoring local guidelines and CDC recommendations. Please reach out Kelly Wilson (kwilson@greentownlabs.com), Events Manager, with any questions on our safety policy.