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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Join the Times Climate Event With Bill Gates, Marie Kondo and Others

Date: 21 September 2023

Climate change is an issue that stretches across borders, touching every facet of our lives. Addressing it likewise requires shifts in almost every industry and institution. On Sept. 21, The New York Times will bring together newsmakers, including innovators, activists, scientists and policymakers, for an all-day event examining the actions needed to confront climate change.

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Climate Week NYC 2023

Date: 17-24 September 2023
Time: 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Climate Week NYC is the largest annual climate event of its kind, bringing together some 400 events and activities across the City of New York – in person, hybrid and online. Each year, business leaders, political change makers, local decision takers and civil society representatives of all ages and backgrounds, from all over the world, gather to drive the transition, speed up progress, and champion change that is already happening.

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L.A. Times Ask A Reporter: Our Climate Change Challenge

Date: 19 September 2023
Time: 6:00 PM P.T.

On Sept. 19 Times reporters Rosanna Xia and Sammy Roth will discuss “Our Climate Change Challenge” during a live streaming event starting at 6 p.m. PT.

City Editor Maria La Ganga will moderate this discussion, based on a Times special report investigating the state of climate change in California – and what we can do about it.

The project explores a wide range of timely, practical topics such as recycling, composting, use of solar energy at home, sustainable design, public transit, reduced waste kitchens and Southern California’s air quality. Readers are invited to share their questions and suggestions before and during the Sept. 19 event.

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Global Careers in Renewable Energy

Date: 19 September 2023
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Faculty House, Columbia University

The Women in Energy program at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, in collaboration with the Global Wind Energy Council and Global Renewables Alliance, invites you to join us for a discussion and networking reception on global careers in renewable energy.

The event will feature a panel discussion on how renewable energy varies by region. Panelists will also discuss their career journeys in the clean energy space and the skill sets needed to thrive in the sector. The event will conclude with a networking reception.

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The 2023 Marketplace of the Future

Date: 22 September 2023
Time: 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
Location: Starrett-Lehigh Building, 601 West 26th Street 17th Floor New York, NY 10001 United States

Inspired by the 1939 New York World’s Fair, aka the “World of Tomorrow”, the Marketplace of the Future is an expo of organizations working within various spheres of climate solutions. Everything from compost, carbon capture, renewable energy, electric vehicles, and MORE will be on display to give us a glimpse of what a sustainable future looks like in the present.

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MIT Technology Review’s conference on innovations for a sustainable future

Date: 4-5 October 2023
Time: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M
Location: MIT campus

ClimateTech convenes the leaders funding, creating, and deploying climate technologies to accelerate the transition to a green economy.

New public policies backed by new public funding are fueling innovations, but the clock is figuratively, and literally, burning. We must identify, innovate, and quickly scale the solutions that will have the greatest impact on achieving net-zero objectives before it’s too late.

2023 UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 28)

Date: 30 November – 12 December 2023
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The 2023 UN Climate Change Conference will convene from 30 November to 12 December 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It will comprise:

  • the 28th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28);
  • the fifth meeting of the COP serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 5);
  • the 18th meeting of the COP serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 18);
  • the 59th meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 59); and
  • the 59th meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 59).

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