Yale Climate Day

Yale Climate Day 2021
May 11, 2021

Yale Climate Day 2021

May 11, 2021  

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Yale Climate Day is an opportunity for the Yale community to come together on climate change, one of the most pressing environmental problems humanity is facing. This year we will be hosting an afternoon online event that includes a discussion on US climate policy, short climate talks by Yale faculty, a poster session where emerging scholars showcase their work, and a photo contest. We hope you join us for this important discussion!


Climate Day Agenda


U.S. Policy Discussion 
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

     Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

     Secretary John Kerry, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Faculty Climate Presentations
1:00 PM - 1:40 PM 

     Kai Chen, Yale School of Public Health
     “Climate Change and Health: Connecting the dots.”

     Martha Muñoz, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. 
     “Climate warming simultaneously poses benefits and risks in a group of tropical lizards.”

Break & Climate Photo Showcase (view as 3D exhibit or catalogue*)
1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Faculty Climate Presentations
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

     Noah Planavsky, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
     “Carbon capture through enhanced mineral weathering.”

     Narasimha RaoYale School of the Environment
     “Decent living gaps and energy needs around the world.”

Break & Climate Photo Showcase (view as 3D exhibit or catalogue*)
2:40 PM - 3:00 PM

Poster Session 1
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Poster Session 2
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Click here for the YCD poster presentation submissions by session.

* The Yale Climate Day 2021 photo contest is generously sponsored by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.  The exhibit can be viewed either as a 3D exhibit or as a catalogue, with the latter link recommended for those who are easily motion sick or whose device is unable to enjoy the 3D feature.  (Please note the links will only appear live on Tuesday, May 11.)

Climate Day is supported by Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale Planetary Solutions Project, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, Yale School of the Environment, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science, Yale School of Public Health. 

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