Solve Climate by 2030 - Global Climate Dialogue Webinar
April 7, 2021
"Climate Action and Just Transitions: Connecticut Perspectives"
University of Connecticut, Institute for the Environment &
Southern Connecticut State University, Office of Sustainability
Green Recovery / Climate Solutions / Just Transition
University and high school students across the planet, along with civil society, faith organizations and businesses, will tune into 100 events in 50 countries, university-hosted regional webinars critical to our future. How can an ambitious Green Recovery based in state and local action put us on the way to solving climate change by 2030? Climate-concerned university and high school faculty worldwide, and across disciplines, will assign these webinars as homework, using them as a springboard for discussing regional climate solutions, energy justice, and a Green Recovery. Attend the 2021 webinars and use them to #MakeClimateAClass. Learn more about Solve Climate by 2030 and #MakeClimateAClass.
Lead Moderator: Miriah M. Russo Kelly, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Southern CT State University
Student Moderators: Michaela Garland, Ph.D. student, UConn; Sabit Nasir, master's student, UConn; Leana Mauricette, junior, SCSU
9:30 a.m. - Welcome and discuss #MakeClimateAClass (Miriah Kelly)
9:35 a.m. - President Thomas Kasouleas, University of Connecticut (Introduced by Rich Miller)
9:45 a.m. - President Joseph Bertolino, Southern Connecticut State University (Introduced by Suzie Huminski)
9:55 a.m. - Panel discussion (Moderated by students from SCSU and UConn)
- Panelist 1: Katie Dykes, Commissioner, CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
- Panelist 2: Brian Garcia, CEO, Connecticut Green Bank
- Panelist 3: Shanté T. Hanks, Deputy Commissioner, CT Department of Housing
10:15-11:00 a.m. - Audience discussion/Q&A with panelists (Moderated by students from SCSU and UConn)
Register to watch the webinar live, or if you would like to be emailed a link to the recording. For more info, contact SolveClimate@uconn.edu.
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