Harvard campus with trees
Date
December 9, 2020
Time
1:00-2:15 p.m.
Location
Virtual Event
Contact
Harvard Alumni Education | haa_alumnieducation@harvard.edu | 617-495-1920
Attendance Policy
Open to students, Open to alumni, Registration required
Accessibility
Real time captioning available
This Is a Past Event

Join Harvard faculty, students, and fellow alumni for a cross-disciplinary conversation about climate change. Decarbonization, regeneration of natural systems, and improved health and equity are daunting challenges for government and the economy. What are some of the elements of meaningful innovation and reform? Are protests on the outside and mobilization of stakeholders on the inside the yin and yang of change? Are power and narratives shifting from government to private sector, civil society, and local communities? As millions of people around the world are awakened to the crisis, how and where can they participate in making a difference?

Welcome and introduction by Dean Rakesh Khurana PhD '98, Danoff Dean of Harvard College

Speakers:
  • Claire Broome AB '70, MD '75, Assistant Attorney General, US Public Health Service
  • James Coleman COL '21, Harvard College Student and South San Francisco City Councilor
  • Marshall Ganz AB '64, PhD '93, Rita E. Hauser Senior Lecturer in Leadership, Organizing, and Civil Society
  • Terrence McNally COL ’69 (moderator), Host, Disruptive podcast for Harvard's Wyss Institute; Host, Free Forum, Pacifica radio/podcast
  • Kelsey Wirth AB '91, Co-founder, Mothers Out Front
 Other programs in this series include:
 
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