From Warming to Sustainability
Saturday, February 24, 2018 1:00 - 6:00pm
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A free, public event where Millennials speak out on climate change and its impact on their lives. They highlight the potential damage that can curtail their generation’s opportunities, and are joined by experts on mitigation and solutions as they present new pathways to sustainability and the innovations that can reduce the damage to the planet, people, and their aspirations for their future.
Keynote Presentation: Challenges
Sophie Kivlehan, Millennial Granddaughter of noted climate scientist James Hansen and a panel of Millennial Presenters speak on the challenge of warming and a vision of what the world could look like for their generation unless action is taken now.
Panel of Experts: Mitigation & Solutions
What's happening in our cities, our communities and the nation to reduce the damage and move us along a pathway to sustainability.
Millennial Presenters: Pathways to Sustainability
The innovations and new models of the future to drawdown carbon, regenerate the environment, and put us on the pathway to sustainability
Polling via mobile phone for consensus on statements and actions
Art & Design charrette to transform statements into graphics
Information on actions, projects, and movements to Join
Announcement of Step-into-the-Future social media competition
Co-sponsored by The Cooper Union Public Programs department and MillennialsWorld
Located in The Great Hall, in the Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues