Tulane Climate Action Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Kendall Cram Room
Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life

Tulane Climate Action Day will feature keynote speakers, panels, campus and community partner information tables, and a student poster session all focused on climate change and approaches to action. 

The schedule follows the undergraduate class schedule to facilitate the participation of faculty, students and classes.  This one day of action will encourage participants to be active in climate change mitigation and adaptation throughout the year and in their lives in and out of Tulane. 

The Climate Action Day Poster Session seeks submissions from students that highlight their own efforts to address climate change in areas such as research, civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and creative arts.  Click here to learn more and submit an abstract.


Schedule
All Day
Student Climate Change Research & Action Poster Session, Pederson Lounge (Jan. 29-31)
Design Jam, Kendall Cram Lobby
Campus & Community Climate Action Info Tables, Kendall Cram Lobby (Noon-close)

9:00                                 Opening
9:30 -10:45 am                Keynote:  J. Timmons Roberts, Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology, Brown University
11:00am - 12:15 pm        Climate Justice: Socio-environmental change and collective responses.   
12:30 - 1:45 pm               Living with Water -- Tulane's Place in the Watershed
2:00 - 3:15 pm                 The War on Climate Science: Combatting Misinformation and Attack Politics
3:30 - 4:45 pm                 Keynote:  Katharine Hayhoe (via internet), Professor, Political Science and Director, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University
5:00 - 6:00 pm                 Student Call to Action:  What can you do?
6:00pm                            Reception  



Sponsored by the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking, Office of Sustainability, Environmental Studies Program, the ByWater Institute, Center for Public Service, Tulane Green Club, USG Sustainability Committee,
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences, and the Office of Academic Affairs and Provost. 

For more information, contact Liz Davey at 504-865-5145 or ldavey@tulane.edu