U.S.-Canada climate public opinion and urban climate governance

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Join us for a conversation about the findings of two papers from 2020-21's North American Colloquium on climate policy. The authors of the following papers, dealing with the topics of "U.S.-Canada climate public opinion and urban governance," will present their key findings and take questions in a discussion moderated by Brendan Boyd (MacEwan University): "A

U-M Climate Action Series: Campus Life and Culture Change Workshop

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Meaningful climate action requires all of our efforts. The University of Michigan (U-M) carbon neutrality campus life workstream is charged with developing a campus-wide strategy to: - Educate the U-M community on climate action broadly and U-M’s initiatives; - Engage the U-M community in campus carbon neutrality initiatives; - Empower the U-M community to take

River Life and the Ticker of Time

Institute for Social Research – 6050 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI

River Life and the Ticker of Time Naveeda Khan, Johns Hopkins University Monday, Apr. 18, Open Talks will be held noon to 1pm, and the Grad Workshops will be held 1 to 3pm. In-person in ISR-Thompson 6050 Presentations will also be available online via Zoom Abstract: My talk starts with an examination of Padma Nodir

Recurring Event Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Online Ann Arbor, MI

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is a LIVE & VIRTUAL event held on Earth Day, April 22, and available on-line for the following 7 days. This festival, considered the nation’s premier environmental film festival, combines stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography, and first-rate storytelling. Films explore nature, community activism, conservation, climate change, environmental justice, and more.

$25

Fluid Thinking: Water Justice in a Changing Climate

Matthaei Botanical Gardens 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI

The study of water ethics and justice is inherently without boundaries; it moves among various connected disciplines, such as philosophy, law, history, engineering, and geography. This event brings together academic professionals, policy experts, other practitioners, and the general public to discuss this most pressing issue. The transdisciplinary nature of water justice requires study that intersects

Climate justice for whom? A critical perspective on low-carbon transitions

Dana Building - 1040 440 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI

What are the types of injustices associated with low-carbon transitions? Relatedly, in what ways do low-carbon transitions worsen social risks or vulnerabilities? Lastly, what policies might be deployed to make these transitions more just? Join SEAS and STPP for a talk with Dr. Benjamin K. Sovacool, Professor of Earth and Environment at Boston University and Professor of

Sustainability at Ross: Learn about the Erb Institute

Online Ann Arbor, MI

Join us for this info session to learn more about the Environmental and Sustainability initiatives we have to support our students through the Erb Institute. Staff from Erb and the Admissions Committee will provide a brief overview of the services and programming available through Erb, and devote time to answer questions from the audience.

Forging a Career at the Heart of the Climate Challenge: Perspectives from the Front Lines

Robertson Auditorium, Ross School of Business 701 Tappan, Ann Arbor, MI

Join Net Impact Undergrad and our co-sponsors in welcoming Gerry Anderson (MBA/MPP ‘88), former Chairman and CEO of DTE Energy. Anderson will be speaking about his journey from being a driven undergrad engineer to becoming a highly influential leader in sustainability as the CEO of DTE Energy. This will include his early desire to make

Biodiversity, Coffee Production, and Dignified Livelihoods Under a Globalized Economy

School of Social Work Building - 1840 (ECC) 1080 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Ivette Perfecto is the James E. Crowfoot Collegiate Professor of Environmental Justice at the School for Environment And Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on biodiversity and arthropod-mediated ecosystem services in rural and urban agriculture. Her lab conducts agroecological research in Latin America and North America, focusing on the impacts

COP27 debrief and panel

Weill Hall - 1210 735 S State St., Ann Arbor, MI

Join DPC, IPSA, EPA, and Climate Blue for a debrief and panel with the U-M delegates to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, COP27. Come hear students from the Ford and SEAS schools reflect on key takeaways from the conference and answer any questions you might have about its outcomes.