2019 United Nations Day

The United Nations has declared climate change as the defining issue of our time.  You are invited to come learn about taking Climate Action. Join Keynote Speaker, Gillian Wilson, Communications Associate at UNA-USA, Washington, D.C., to explore how to address climate change through an advocacy...

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The Hagenstein Lectures – Emerging Voices in Forestry

The World Forestry Center and Society of American Foresters invite you to join us for the fourth annual Hagenstein Lectures. We are honored to introduce you to our Emerging Voices in Forestry – all under the age of 45. Welcome these new leaders working at the forefront of social, economic, and...

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Global Climate Change Week

Climate change poses a major threat to sustainable development. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, ‘Poverty and disadvantage are expected to increase in some populations as global warming increases; limiting global warming to 1.5°C, compared with 2°C, could reduce the...

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Free Online Course on Environmental Justice

This free 5 week online course is open to everyone around the world and starts on 14 October. Understand how climate change, biodiversity loss and deforestation affect people, exploring justice in environment management. Learn with the University of East Anglia’s Global Environmental Justice Group...

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Global Climate Change Week 2019: Frankfurt School Webinar Series

Welcome to join Frankfurt School GCCW Webinars 14-18 October!   When it comes to climate change the financial industry plays a key role. Sustainable finance is more relevant than ever and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has been focusing on this topic for some time now. The...

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WE NEED TO TALK

Talking about difficult issues like the climate crisis can be so uncomfortable that we often choose not to do it at all—even when we feel passionately about it. We wanted to learn more about how to break through our personal reluctance to discuss difficult topics and how we can each inspire...

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The Innovate to Mitigate Challenge

CALLING ALL STEM TEACHERS OF GRADES 7 – 12! Love to teach environmental science? Want to support problem-based learning? Challenge your students to design and test innovations that address climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. Students submit a video and paper online, talk about their ideas...

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Teaching Global Climate Change in Your Classroom

Follow National Geographic Explorers to the treetops of the rain forests, the reefs of Mexico, the glaciers of Iceland, and the shores of the Chesapeake Bay as they find solutions to global climate change. Practice innovative ways to visualize the changing climate with your students as we all seek...

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2020 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

Hosted in Atlanta, Georgia, February 23-25, 2020.  This Request for Proposals closes on Monday, September 30, 2019. The 2020 Summit is the premier gathering of higher education leaders committed to driving our nation’s climate action.  Second Nature and the Intentional Endowments...

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International Day of Peace

Hosteling International USA, United Nations Association Portland, the Jubitz Family Foundation’s War Prevention Initiative, the Rotarian Action Group for Peace, and the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network (GPSEN) are co-hosting this year’s International Day of Peace...

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Climate Strike Oregon

Earlier this year, Greta Thunberg and 46 other youth activists issued a call to everyone around the globe to join them in a massive climate strike on September 20th. The Climate Strike will kick-off a week of mass, escalated actions between Sept 20-28. School strikers are calling on everyone ―...

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