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Boulder Global Climate Summit

December 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am December 4, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

United Nations Human Rights and CU Boulder are co-hosting the Right Here, Right Now, Global Climate Summit from December 1 – 4, a three-day summit addressing the interconnectedness of human rights and climate change.  Click the title of the events to register. All events are free and open to the public!

1. Boulder Business Event: Attacking Climate Change from Every Angle

Thurs., Dec. 1: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Velvet Elk Lounge – 2037 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

Join us for breakfast and a morning panel discussion to hear from local business leaders who are attacking climate change from every angle.

2. Panel: Our Communities and Climate Change

Fri., Dec. 2: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Byron White Club Level | Folsom Stadium
Moderator: Jonathan Koehn, City of Boulder Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer

Join City of Boulder climate experts and CU Boulder faculty to discuss climate change, which is a global challenge, but its impacts are felt locally.

3. Panel: Business Commitments to a Sustainable Future

CU Boulder Leeds School of Business Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR)
Sat., Dec. 3: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Byron White Club Level | Folsom Stadium

Join a panel of industry leaders who will discuss the actions their organizations are taking, the challenges to progress that they face and the further commitments they must make to support a more sustainable future for all.

4. Panel: Achieving Effective Climate Policy: How Do We Bridge the Political Divide

Sat., Dec. 3: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: CASE Auditorium

Learning and engaging in conversation about climate change is important, but now we must create solutions for our future. Join Congressman Neguse and leading climate policy advocates to discuss how to achieve the climate policy that will bring real change to our communities.

5. Panel: Bipartisan Youth Climate Advocacy

Sun., Dec. 4: Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Byron White Club Level | Folsom Stadium

This event will feature panelists from politically diverse and bipartisan-oriented youth climate advocacy groups for a conversation with a CU student audience.