Past events

Mon
Sep

27

2021 Global Climate Action Symposium

- | Virtual, online options available

Jointly sponsored by Georgia Tech and six European consulates during European Climate Diplomacy Week, the three-day 2021 Global Climate Action Symposiumt will be held in a hybrid in-person and virtual format. Learn more and attend: bit.ly/GCAS2021

Tue
Aug

17

Carbon Reduction Challenge Summer 2021 Finalist Expo

- | https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9BPOoJKilDNkP5Q

Celebrate the collective accomplishments of our students at the Carbon Reduction Challenge Finalist Expo! The winning team(s) will be announced at the conclusion of the Finalist Poster Expo and awarded cash prizes for their work. First prize is $2,000, second place is $1,000 and third place is $500. Read more about the Challenge at carbonreductionchallenge.org

Tue
Mar

23

It's Getting Hot in Here: Urban Heat Islands in Atlanta

- | Online Event: http://bit.ly/urbanheatatl

Learn the science behind urban heat islands and their relationship to climate change & environmental justice. Discuss solutions with experts who are advancing climate justice through a lens of racial justice and equity. Discover how community scientists are mapping temperature extremes in Atlanta with high-tech sensors, and learn how to get involved!

RSVP Here: http://bit.ly/urbanheatatl

Thu
Jan

21

"The New Normal" Viewing and Panel Discussion, hosted by the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

- | Online Event

Join the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design on January 21, 2021 for a viewing of The New Normal documentary followed by a panel discussion that includes four of the stars of the documentary:

  • Kim Cobb, Global Change Program Director & Professor, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech

  • Robin Cornel, Graduate Student, Architecture & Civil Engineering, Georgia Tech

  • Marlon Ellis, Area Six Maintenance Manager, Georgia Tech

  • Matt Kikosicki, Architectural Designer, The Miller Hull Partnership

This robust discussion will be moderated by Shan Arora, Kendeda Building Director, and will further explore how the lessons learned from the Building can inform how buildings are designed, built, and operated in the post-COVID world.

RSVP: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/register/qhjajzez

Wed
Nov

18

Georgia Climate Project Webinar

- | Online Event

Join the Georgia Climate Project for an online panel discussion on what a changing climate means for Georgia's ecosystems.

Wed
Oct

21

The Science Behind Drawdown Georgia: Reducing Georgia's Carbon Footprint

- | Online Event

Join Dr. Marilyn Brown from Georgia Tech and other university researchers from Emory University and the University of Georgia for a look at the science behind reducing Georgia’s carbon footprint in beneficial and equitable ways.

Tue
Oct

6

Global Climate Action Symposium 2020: European Climate Diplomacy Week

- | Online Event

The second-annual Global Climate Action Symposium will bring together a wide range of experts to showcase climate change solutions informed by local and global scientists, engineers, business and policy experts, student leaders, and artists. Join us on October 6, 7, and 8th.

Fri
Aug

14

Carbon Reduction Challenge Finalist Expo

- | Online Event

Please join us, virtually, to celebrate the collective accomplishments of our students at the Carbon Reduction Challenge Finalist Expo!

Thu
Jul

30

Hurricane Preparedness During a Pandemic

- | Online Event

This virtual conference will provide timely information and updates for hurricane preparedness in unprecedented circumstances.

Tue
Apr

7

Solve Climate by 2030: Power Dialogue for Georgia

- | Online Event

Join a nationwide conversations about power as clean energy, and power through engaged citizen action.

Tue
Mar

17

Georgia Tech Earth Day

- | Online Event

Join us virtually at Georgia Tech's 22-Annual Earth Day Celebration!

Fri
Mar

6

2100: A Climate Odyssey

- | Georgia Institute of Technology

Be transported to the year 2100, when life is a little different due to climate change. Peer into the future through displays, presentations, and an immersive theatrical experience, as a major storm hits Atlanta, and explore how we can work together to mitigate disaster.

Thu
Mar

5

Southeastern Energy Conference

- | Georgia Institute of Technology

A conference and presentation showcase hosted by the GT Energy Club.

Tue
Feb

25

Film Screening: Chasing Traces from the Past

- | Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

Researchers from the University of Zaragoza journey hope that understanding the climate of the past will help contextualizing the current warming and that would mean better adaptation in the future.

Tue
Jan

21

Yale Environmental Dialogue: A Better Planet: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future”.

- | Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

Join The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, for a panel discussion of “A Better Planet: 40 Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future”.

https://serve-learn-sustain.gatech.edu/yale-environmental-dialogue-event

 
Fri
Nov

8

Georgia Climate Conference (Day 2)

- | Emory Conference Center Hotel

Hosted by the Georgia Climate Project, the 2019 Georgia Climate Conference will bring together nearly 400 leaders and experts from the publc, private, non-profit, and academic sectors to collaborate, raise awareness of work across the state, highlight progress, and identify opportunities to do more.
 

Thu
Nov

7

Georgia Climate Conference (Day 1)

- | Emory Conference Center Hotel

Hosted by the Georgia Climate Project, the 2019 Georgia Climate Conference will bring together nearly 400 leaders and experts from the publc, private, non-profit, and academic sectors to collaborate, raise awareness of work across the state, highlight progress, and identify opportunities to do more.

Fri
Sep

27

Global Climate Action Symposium

- | Kendeda Building

The Global Climate Action Symposium will bring together a wide range of experts to showcase climate change engagement by local student activists, scientists and engineers, business and policy experts, and artists. Jointly sponsored by Georgia Tech and six European consulates during European Climate Diplomacy Week, the event will be held in the brand new Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design, where guests can learn about how the building will produce more energy than it uses, collect and recycle water for its operations, and promote a just and equitable world.

Mon
Feb

11

Zombies, Sports, and Cola: Implications for Communicating Extreme Weather and Climate Change

- | EBB Krone, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Seminar Room

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd is a leading international expert in weather and climate. He is the Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at UGA and the University’s Director of its Atmospheric Sciences Program. Dr. Shepherd is also the host of The Weather Channel ’s show Weather Geeks, and the 2018 recipient of the prestigious AMS Helmut Landsberg Award for pioneering and significant work in the urban climate.

Tue
Nov

27

Emanuele Massetti: "Integrating Climate Change into Long-Run Macroeconomic Analysis"

- | EBB Krone, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Seminar Room

In this talk, Dr. Emanuele Massetti, whose main research area is climate change economics, will provide insight into William Nordhaus and Paul Romer’s 2018 Nobel Prize in Economics. Dr. Massetti will discuss their work on determinants of economic growth, and particularly Nordhaus' main contribution to economics, the integration of climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis.

Tue
Mar

27

Global Change Program Launch

- | Atlanta, GA

Join us for the launch of the Global Change Program, a new Georgia Tech program designed to coordinate and grow educational and research activities focused on providing solutions and creating economic opportunities at the intersection of global change, climate change, and energy.

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