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November 2022

Climate Action Planning Workshop

November 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Malcom Moos Health Sciences Tower, 515 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Your voice matters. Join the Climate Action Planning Workshop to provide your input on how the University of Minnesota should eliminate emissions and adapt to a changing climate.

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Our Choice, Our Voices: Stemming the Tide of Climate Change

November 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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$25

A warming planet is the greatest challenge we face as a global community. Yet the scale of climate change can be overwhelming and lead to defeatism. During this Headliners event, University of Minnesota climate change experts will share how personal action can make a difference

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STEP Seminar: Siri Simons and Nissa Tupper, MN DOT

November 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Josie Johnson Room 180, Humphrey School or Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join The Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy for a lunchtime seminar with Siri Simons and Nissa Tupper from MN Department of Transportation (MnDOT), who will hold a discussion with students and attendees on the ways MnDOT is working on sustainability and public health. 

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December 2022

Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit

December 1, 2022 - December 4, 2022
Virtual Event MN United States
Free

Without question, humanity has accelerated climate change, often disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable among us. But there is good news–right here, right now, the solutions are within us. Join the University of Colorado Bolder, December 1–4, 2022 for two inaugural events addressing the climate crisis as a human rights crisis. These events bring together global and local experts and will cover a whole-of-society approach toward positive climate solutions.

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STEP Seminar: Ellen Anderson, Climate Program Director, MCEA

December 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join The Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy for a lunchtime seminar with Ellen Anderson, Climate Program Director for the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA).

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IAS Thursdays + Open Rivers Issue 22 Launch | Storying the Floods: A Roundtable Discussion

December 8, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

How can we continue to live with floods as a recurrent condition of our changing climate? How does narrating these experiences contribute to climate justice work? Join IAS Thursdays and Open Rivers for a conversation with these contributors as they share their narrative-centered responses to floods and social upheaval and argue that these practices might be understood as part of a feminist response to critical climate justice.

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STEP Seminar: The Nature Conservancy Panel with Kris Johnson, Director of Agriculture, North America and Joe Fargione, Lead Scientist, North America

December 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Josie Johnson Community Room 180, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Free

Join the Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy for a lunchtime panel of UMN alumni in leadership roles at The Nature Conservancy: Kris Johnson, Director of Agriculture, North America, and Joe Fargione, Lead Scientist, North America

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January 2023

A Feast of Words: Tribal Environmental Knowledge + Partnerships Solving 21st Century Challenges

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Campus Club of the University of Minnesota, 300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, 55455
$20 – $40

Join The Campus Club for dinner and a lecture by Professor Mike Dockry. He will discuss his research and teaching related to strengthening tribal sovereignty, addressing tribal environmental issues, and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into forestry

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Spotlight Science: Climate Solutions

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bell Museum of Natural History, 2088 Larpenteur Ave W
St Paul, MN 55113 United States
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Join us at the Bell for the start of The Great Northern, a Twin Cities festival celebrating our cold, creative winters. Connect with climate researchers and extension educators, check-out hands-on demonstrations about forest resilience and winter weather observation, explore Snow: Tiny Crystals, Global Impact exhibit, and learn how you can contribute to climate solutions.

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Climate Heroes in Your Neighborhood

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkway Theater, 4814 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407 United States
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Free

Launch and celebration of Twin Cities solutions stories featuring the stories and voices of changemakers from across Minnesota.

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