Earth Day 2021: Climate Summit and Action to Restore Our Earth

On Earth Day President Joe Biden is convening a historic two-day virtual climate summit that heralds the return of the United States to the forefront of the climate fight. On April 20-22, Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin will come together with and 38 other world leaders to discuss global efforts to address climate change. The leaders of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate are all invited which includes the 17 countries responsible for about 80 percent of global emissions and GDP. It also includes the heads of countries that are especially vulnerable to...

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Circularity 21 – Accelerating the Circular Economy

This event will take place on June 15 - 17, 2021.  Join the growing global community of thousands and visionaries and practitioners to learn, connect and accelerate the circular economy. Circularity 21 offers thought-provoking keynotes, engaging breakouts, an interactive expo, and valuable networking opportunities.  The circular economy is a bold vision for tomorrow — and today — empowering leaders across industries and communities to increase resilience, mitigate climate risk and unlock new business opportunities. Circularity 21, the largest online circular economy event, offers an engaging and informative program, expo and networking opportunities. Join the growing global community of thousands of...

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Sustainable Solutions for Pollution Control Virtual Conference

This online event will take place on April 28-29, 2021 starting at 8:00 EDT (New York) / 12:00 BST (London) / 20:00 CST (Shanghai). This conference is presented by Nature Sustainability and Nature Nanotechnology will be live-streamed virtually through the StreamGo platform and will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for up to 60 days. Pollution is a threat globally but most of the impacts are local and away from the source. Research has advanced our understanding of water, air, and soil pollution within their own boundaries, but more is needed to understand systems interdependencies. Technical as well as...

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The Champions of Change Summit

This event will take place on May 19th and 20th, 2021. Change happens even though most see change as a villain. While most avoid change, some seek it for its promise. This summit is for those who champion it as an opportunity. The Champions of Change Summit celebrates free-thinkers like you who move our world forward. These are people who see change as an opportunity to pivot, to rethink, to grow. The question is how do you identify the opportunity and see it all the way through. Overcoming doubt starts with the question what does this change make possible? This...

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Speaking Out for Nature – Earth Hour 2021

Earth Hour is an annual event that raises awareness about environmental issues like climate change and biodiversity loss by asking people to turn off their lights on Saturday, March 27th, 2021. Starting at 8:30 pm local time landmarks, businesses and private residences will go dark all around the world for one hour. This symbolic gesture is meant to decrease energy usage, but more importantly, it seeks to instill mindfulness that contributes to environmentally responsible actions throughout the year. This year the theme is "speaking up for nature", it is the first-ever Earth Hour "Virtual Spotlight" which encourages the world to see...

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Green Purchasing Webinar – Leveraging Purchasing Power to Reduce Carbon Impacts (Energy)

This 60-minute webinar will take place on Monday, March 22, 2021, starting at 1:15 PM EDT.  Major GHG climate impacts are from the United Nations' Scope 3 emissions. That means decarbonizing supply chains. The green purchasing webinar convenes experts to update you on successful Scope 3 tools and practices. It will address how big organizations can use their scale to drive change both internally and within their supply chains. It will explore the challenges, risks, and rewards of collective and collaborative actions. Participants at this webinar will discover strategies for reducing carbon impacts through purchasing partnerships and practices.  For this discussion,...

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Investing in Climate Action: The Make-or-Break Decade

This live virtual event will take place on March 24, 2021.  Organized by Project Syndicate, in partnership with the European Investment Bank, and the European Commission, this event will outline what instruments can be deployed to support the global decarbonization effort. It will also take a deep-dive into climate policy, international coordination, and financial innovation.  This decade is absolutely critical. The steps humanity takes – or fails to take – between now and 2030 will determine whether we can avert the most devastating effects of climate change in the future. If we act in the right way, this undertaking will...

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Briefing on EVP’s 2000 Results and 2021 Plans

This Environmental Voter Project (EVP) event will take place on March 24 or 25, 2021 beginning at 8pm EDT / 7pm CDT / 6pm MDT / 5pm PDT / 4pm AKDT.  The event will be hosted by EVP's Executive Director and Organizing Director.  It will review the 2020 election season and EVP's 2021 plans. Voter files have been updated,  and EVP has crunched all the numbers, and now they know exactly how impactful the Environmental Voter Project was in 2020. In these briefings, they will go over our 2020 results, discuss our exciting plans for 2021, and have a robust...

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Let’s Talk About Water Global Forum

This free online international forum will take place on March 22, 2021 (World Water Day), it will be moderated by Jay Famiglietti Global Institute for Water Security's Jay Famiglietti. He previously served as the Senior Water Scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology and from 2013 through 2018, he was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the California State Water Boards. Dr. Famiglietti is a hydrologist, a professor, the Executive Director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan and host of the Let's Talk About Water podcast. The theme...

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Global Day of Action – Protect Our Future from Fossil Fuels

The Global Day of Action: Protect Our Future From Fossil Fuels, will launch on Saturday, March 27, 2021. It will start at 7:00 AM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (GMT+11:00) and end at 8:30 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (GMT+11:00).  An online rally is scheduled to take place at 6.30pm AEDT. The day will be a great opportunity to show a growing global voice to Protect Our Future From Fossil Fuels. Australia is not alone in pursuing fossil fuels when globally we need to decarbonize. On March 27th multiple community groups will come together to promote the Global Day of Action...

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