Webinars

Information on upcoming webinars, and past webinars that are available for you to view.

Second Nature works to provide information and resources relevant to the higher education sector when it comes to climate action.  One way we do that is through the diversity of climate topics we (and often with our partners) cover in our webinars.  If you have questions about any of the webinars, please contact us at: [email protected]

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Upcoming Webinars

Wednesday
July 15, 2020
2-3:15PM EDT

Engaging in Cross-Sector Climate Action With Local And State/Provincial Government Officials

This webinar will involve participants in a conversation about how universities can engage local and state/provincial government officials in cross-sector climate action, drawing on the experiences of several of Second Nature’s University Climate Change Coalition (UC3) members.

Speakers:
 – Dennis Carlberg, Associate Vice President for Sustainability; Boston University
 – John Madden, Director of Sustainability and Engineering, Campus and Community Planning; University of British Columbia 
 – Marjorie Kaplan, DrPH, Associate Director, Rutgers Climate Institute; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 – Peter Stiling, PhD, Assistant Vice Provost of Strategic Initiatives; Director of the Office of Sustainability; University of South Florida

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Monday
July 20, 2020
3-4:15PM EDT

Universities Making a Difference by Integrating Climate Action and Sustainability Across the Curriculum

The social contract between universities and the societies they serve is changing. It used to be enough for universities to do research and educate students. Increasingly, however, we are being asked to engage tangibly and actively with the problems faced by the societies which fund us. This webinar will: explore those challenges and opportunities facing universities, outline an agenda for transforming the campus into a living laboratory/agent of change in the community, and involve participants in a conversation about how universities can integrate climate action across the college or university curriculum.

Speakers:
 – Brian G. Henning, PhD
, Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies; Faculty Fellow for Sustainability; Gonzaga University
 – Grace Wang, PhD, Professor and Department Chair of Environmental Studies; Western Washington University
 – John Robinson, PhD
, Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and the School of the Environment; Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability; University of Toronto

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Wednesday
July 22, 2020
3-4PM EDT

The Collaborative: A One-Stop Shop for Electrifying Your Fleet

This webinar will engage participants in a conversation about how colleges and universities can become involved in the Climate Mayors EV Purchasing Collaborative – an unprecedented collaborative and partnership between Climate Mayors, the Electrification Coalition, and Sourcewell aimed at accelerating the transition to electric vehicle fleets by removing barriers to purchase.

Speakers:
 – Sarah Reed
, Program Manager; Electrification Coalition
 – James Ritchotte
, Director; Climate Mayors
 – Tom Poveromo, Fleet Procurement; University of California, Los Angeles

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Thursday
July 30, 2020
1-2:30PM EDT

GRITS Goals: A Powerful New Tool for Climate Action Planning

Join Second Nature in partnership with the Sustainable Endowments (SEI) Institute and SIMAP for a webinar to preview GRITS Goals, a new suite of features within the GRITS project-management platform.

Speakers:
Mark Orlowski, Founder & Executive Director, Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI)
Rob Andrejewski, Director of Sustainability, University of Richmond

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