February 4-6, 2018: The UC3 coalition was unveiled at the 2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit, presented by Second Nature. The three-day summit in Tempe, Arizona, is the largest national gathering of higher education presidents, chancellors, trustees, and other senior leaders committed to accelerating climate solutions.
Spring/Summer 2018: Every UC3 institution will hold a climate change forum in 2018 to bring together community and business leaders, elected officials and other local stakeholders. Meetings will be tailored to meet local and regional objectives shared across sectors and will aim to accelerate the implementation of research-driven climate policies and climate solutions. This page will be updated with event details as forums are announced.
September 12-14, 2018: Many UC3 coalition members will join the Global Climate Action Summit from September 12 to 14, 2018 in San Francisco, California. The summit will showcase the surge of climate action around the world in 2017-18. It will be co-chaired by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Patricia Espinosa, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg, and Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra.
Fall 2018: A coalition-wide report, to be released in late 2018, will synthesize the best practices, policies and recommendations from all UC3 forums into a framework for continued progress on climate change goals across the nation and the world.