Please join us! Climate Action Conference March 10th and 11th


March 10 and 11, 2017
New York University Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
New York, NY

Conference Tickets: $5*
Saturday Night Performance Tickets: $5*

Speakers to include:
Bill McKibben, Michael Oppenheimer, Jeffrey Sachs, Bernie Sanders, Peggy Shepard, Sandra Steingraber, Elke Weber, Elizabeth Yeampierre, Rev. Lennox Yearwood

With performances by: 
Messiah, Antonique Smith, Taboo (Black Eyed Peas)

Humanity is facing a global climate emergency, and we must act now to address the environmental, economic and political issues contributing to the problem. The Climate Action Conference will be held March 10 and 11, 2017, and aims to mobilize individuals and groups across disciplines and practices.

The conference will feature some of the leading figures in the environmental movement as well as leaders from diverse fields such as climate science, medicine, public policy and the arts, as well as elected officials and impacted citizens.

Registration and Schedule 

Hip Hop Caucus
Justice Action Mobilization Network
People’s Climate Music
NYU Environmental Justice Alliance
Climate Justice Alliance
We Act for Environmental Justice

Honorary Chairs
Allyson Green, Tisch School of the Arts
Lester Brown, Worldwatch Institute and Earth Policy Institute
Harriet Fulbright
Russell Greene
Princess Asie Ocansey
Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., Hip Hop Caucus

Honorary Co-Chairs
Barbara Arnwine, Transformative Justice Coalition
Harvard Ayers, Climate Storytellers
Wesley Clark Jr., Veteran and activist
Rev. Rodney Sadler, Union Presbyterian Seminary
Joel Segal, Esq.

NYU Host Committee
Dr. Cheryl Healton, NYU College of Global Public Health
Dale W Jamieson, NYU Faculty of Arts and Science
Joan Maniego, Tisch School of the Arts
Jessica Mantell, Tisch School of the Arts
Nicole Marie Mirasola, Tisch School of the Arts
Orlando Pabotoy, Tisch School of the Arts
William Rom, NYU School of Medicine
Eileen M Sullivan-Marx, NYU College of Nursing
Peter Terezakis, Tisch School of the Arts
Indah M Walsh, Tisch School of the Arts
Dana Whitco, Tisch School of the Arts
Harry Winer, Tisch School of the Arts
Marina G Zurkow, Tisch School of the Arts

*A limited number of hardship tickets will be available for students who declare need. For more information on how to obtain hardship tickets, please click here. Note: the link will only work for NYU users.

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