The Future of Energy and the Environment
9:00AM – 10:00 AM
Don Blake, Distinguished Professor Department of Chemistry; Paulo Brando, Assistant Professor Department of Earth System Science; Eric Saltzman, Distinguished Professor Department of Earth System Science discuss how we can restore our earth through global environmental change. Hosted by the School of Physical Sciences.
9:00AM – 12:00PM
A virtual lively discussion about innovative energy solutions to contribute to the restoration of the environmental balance. Hosted by UCIALIT2 CalPlug.
UC Center for Climate Justice Launch Event
9:00AM – 1:30PM
Celebrating launch of the new UC initiative to address climate change as a social justice and equity issue. Hosted by UC Center for Climate Justice.
California Climate Action Summit
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
A full day of action with speakers – from climate scientists, to politicians, to artists and front line community members. Hosted by CALPIRG.
Confronting Eco-Grief and Climate-Anxiety in the Undergraduate Classroom
Dr. Jessica Pratt will discuss recommendations from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the recently published A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety (Ray, 2020) to build personal attributes and social support among students that will help them prepare for and recover from mental health trauma related to climate change. Hosted by the Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation.
Live from Greenland
Glaciologist Eric Rignot will be broadcasting live from Greenland, answering your questions about everything from climate change to ice sheets. Hosted by UCI School of Physical Sciences.
Peter’s Planting and Pot Painting Party
Celebrate UCI’s Bee Campus Certification at the Ants in Your Plants Garden to plant pollinator-attracting plants
In the Green: B-corp Panel
5:00PM – 6:00PM
Hear from Arbonne, Burnham Benefits, and Aspiration Bank on business sustainability and the impact of becoming B-Certified. Hosted by In the Green.