2022 Videos


Morning Keynote

Keynote: Rob Davies, Physicist and Climate Communicator

UNBREAKABLE: What We All Need to Understand about Physics and the Economy

50-minute Sessions

Accelerating the Rollout of Renewable Energy in the West

PresentersIsabella Errigo and Benjamin Abbott, Brigham Young University

Remaking the Way we Make Things

PresenterJen Lopez, Clever Octopus

Efficacy of Air Handling Units to Reduce PM2.5 in Commercial Building

Presenters: Sarah Boll, DFCM; Daniel Mendoza, University of Utah

Building for a Net Positive Future: Now!

Presenter: Mike Johnson, ReDirect Guide

Utah 100 Communities: How Local Communities are Leading the Renewable Energy Program

Presenters: Jeff Bousson, Utah Clean Energy; Christopher Thomas, Salt Lake City Sustainability;
Emily Quinton, Summit County

Expanding Diversity: The CURE to Inclusion Starts with U

PresenterRuth Rathblott, TEDx and Inspirational Speaker

Carbon Drawdown Now: Turning Our Buildings Into Carbon Sinks

Presenter: Chris Magwood, The Endeavour Centre

Incentivizing a Greener Growth: The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City's Sustainable Development Policy

PresentersLauren Parisi and Cara Lindsley, Redevelopment Agency of SLC

Regenerating the Existing

Presenters: Kelly Holland and Shruti Borle, Arch Nexus


Residential Electrification in Utah: An Economic Lens

PresentersDon Jarvis, Provo City; Thomas Kessinger, Utah Clean Energy; Peter Nelson, Salt Lake City Sustainability

Constitutional Climate Litigation in Utah: The Case for a Livable Future for Utah's Youth

PresentersAndrew WelleAmira Mikhail, Dallin Rima and Natalie Roberts, Our Children’s Trust

Sustainable Biking and Walking: Real Solutions to Real Problems

PresentersHugh Van Wagenen, Wasatch Front Regional Council; Justin Anderson, Ogden City Public Services; Andrea Garfinkel-Castro, University of Utah; Donna McAleer, Bicycle Collective

Mass Timber Buildings: Products, Carbon Footprint and Forest Sustainability

PresentersChelsea Drenick, WoodWorks; Darren McAvoy, Utah State University

Sustainability Shorts

Living to Breathe: A Look into Utah's Air Quality

Presenters: Kim Frost, UCAIR - Utah Clean Air Partnership 

Heat Pumps: The Environmental, Economic, and Operations Costs 

PresentersJustin Owen, Weber State University

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Case Study: Utah's First Living Building Challenge-Ready Project

PresentersPatty Karapinar and Megan Recher, Arch Nexus

Students Steer a Clean Energy Future

PresentersBekah Ashley, Sierra Club Utah Chapter; Muskan Walia, University of Utah

Eating the Drought: Addressing Animal Agriculture's Environmental Footprint

PresentersChris Shapard, Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

Foodscaping: Retrofitting Suburbia for a Sustainable Future

Presenters: John Trimble, Weber State University; Holly Trimble, Foodscaping Utah