Dr. Michael Mann – A Return To The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump



Discover public national and local events related to learning more about climate change and taking action – whether online, in the streets, or in the auditorium. The more we know, the more effective we will be. And, the more we participate, the more we will build a community of people working for the welfare of our children and our grandchildren.

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Dr. Michael Mann – A Return To The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump


May 28, 2019
TEK Park
9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031
For this very special event, our speaker is Dr. Michael Mann, a lead contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scientific assessment report that was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize. Dr. Mann is an internationally recognized outspoken advocate for climate action, an American climatologist and geophysicist, currently director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, and author of hundreds of scientific papers and three books–Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming (2008, 2015), The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines (2012), and, together with co-author Tom Toles, The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy (2016).

2nd Global Climate Strike for Future


May 24, 2019

Local strikes across the world
On March 15, 2019, 1.6 million young people in 2069 cites in 125 countries around the world went on strike to demand their governments take more serious action to fight climate change. In the wake of the success of the first global strike, Fridays for Future is organizing a second worldwide strike on May 24th. Learn more and register to strike here.

Climate Career Fair & Forum


May 22, 2019
6:45pm – 9:30pm
Impact Hub Oakland
2323 Broadway
Oakland, CA
We’ll be kicking off our event with a keynote presentation from Crystal Chissell, Project Drawdown‘s VP of Operations & Engagement. Learn about employment opportunities at startups and nonprofits working to address climate change. Meet representatives from the organizations in a low-pressure, social setting. Deepen your understanding of solutions to climate change. Attend panel discussions and listen to speakers from startups and nonprofits from a variety of industries actively working to develop and implement solutions to climate change. Enjoy food and light refreshments while networking with like-minded individuals who are driven to make the world a better place through their work.

Circular Packaging: The State of Play


May 21, 2019
1pm – 2pm ET
A confluence of forces is roiling the packaging industry. The concerns about plastic waste, the emergence of the circular economy, and the blossoming of advanced, environmentally friendly materials is changing how manufacturers and brands are thinking about packaging. Suddenly, companies are finding that their brand equity and growth potential may be threatened over concerns about waste and pollution. Register here

If You Won’t, We Will: Youth Action on Climate


May 21, 2019
110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
Join us with student activists Isha Clarke and Sarah Goody; Julia Olson, Executive Director at Our Children’s Trust and Chief Legal Counsel for plaintiffs in Juliana v. U.S.; Ben Wessel, Youth Vote Director at NextGen America; and Morissa Zuckerman, Sunrise Movement Coordinator (Bay Area Chapter) for a conversation on the future of climate activism. Ticket information here

Communicating Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest


May 20, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT

Kane Hall (KNE)
4069 Spokane Lane
Walker Ames Room (Room 225)
Seattle, WA 98105
This panel brings together some of Seattle’s leading climate communicators to discuss the challenges and successes they’ve experienced, relating information and constructing narratives about the environment and climate justice in ways that encourage rather than preclude public engagement. Join us for a conversation to learn more about the most important environmental issues of the day and how they can be more effectively communicated.

Moderator: Adrienne Russell (University of Washington)

Renewable Power to Fuels Symposium


May 20, 2019
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT
NW Natural
220 Northwest 2nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
Renewable Hydrogen Alliance presents its 2019 Renewable Power to Fuels Symposium, hosted by NW Natural and presented by sponsors: NW Natural, TriMet, Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Douglas County PUD, and Ballard Power Systems.
Using low-cost wind and solar power to create climate-neutral fuels is a key to meeting climate goals. This symposium will bring together professionals from electric and gas utilities, hydrogen vehicle and electrolyzer manufacturers, power developers, clean energy advocates and policy professionals, to learn about the budding state of the industry and ways we can bring about its full realization. The symposium features an international group of speakers. Several hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles will be on hand for inspection. Lunch will be provided. View the current agenda and more information and pricing.

Resilient Infrastructure for a Changing Planet by the World Environmental & Water Resources Congress


May 19 – 23, 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Learn the latest trends and techniques in “Resilient Infrastructure for a Changing Planet,” the theme of the 2019 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Find registration rates and information here.

Climate Change Photojournalism: Visualizing Climate Change with The New York Times


May 16, 2019
Phone call
9:00 – 9:45am

The right images can help tell the story of climate change and convey its urgency. Join us for a conversation about the challenges our photojournalists face and the impact they can have. You’ll be on the phone with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Josh Haner, who has documented climate change around the world, and The Times’s director of photography Meaghan Looram, who oversees our 40 photo editors and 15 staff photographers.

This is a free event. The New York Times will email dial-in numbers 24 hours before the call. Please R.S.V.P.

Living Future – Los Angeles: Water Q&A


May 16, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
Buro Happold Engineering
800 Wilshire Boulevard
16th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017
What does it mean to achieve net zero water in Southern California?

  • What are water challenges specific to the region?
  • What changes are needed in local code in order to achieve Net Zero Water?
  • What changes can be proposed to the definition of Net Zero Water to make it achievable in Southern California?

We live in an arid climate, which present big challenges when designing Net Zero Water buildings. Come decompress with like-minded thinkers and water conservation enthusiasts, while brain-storming and trading ideas and solutions over light refreshments. Join us for the event, join our community, join the Southern California sustainable revolution — it’s all happening at the LF-LA Water unMixer!