Sustainability Perspectives Past Sessions
Fall 2019 Session Recordings - Climate Change and Utah's Future
No Class HeldUnited Nations Conference
Climate Change and the Western U.S.Dr. Robert Gillies, Director of Utah Climate Center & Utah's State Climatologist
Learn about science-based trends & predictions for Utah's changing climate.
Mapping Where We Agree and Disagree About Climate Change
Dr. Peter Howe, Department of Environment & Society at Utah State University
Discover the climate change perspectives of Utah residents.
Youth Perspectives on Climate Change
Aimee Urbina, Weber State grad, AmeriCorps Conservation Corps Volunteer with Utah Clean Energy
Come hear what Utah's youth have to say about climate change - their views, concerns, wishes and plans.
Populations of Concern
Dr. Royal Delegge, Director of Environmental Health Division, Salt Lake County Health Department
Learn about intersections of health and climate Change in our communities.
The Role of the Arts - Climate Change Theater Action (held at the Fireplace Lounge, Shepherd Union)
Dr. Jenny Kokai and students, Weber State Department of Performing Arts
See how the arts and climate change can intersect.
Education's Role and Challenge with Climate Change
Dr. Dan Bedford, Weber State Geography Department
Dr. Adam Johnston Weber State Physics Department
Ricky Scott, Utah Board of Education
Hear about climate change education and building a foundation for climate literacy in Utah.
Working for Change: Stories of Policy, Advocacy and Engagement
Dr. John Armstrong, Weber State Department of Physics
Jessica Reimer, HEAL Utah
Dr. Robert Reynolds, Weber State Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Social movements create change. Come learn of some current work being done by organizations and citizen engagement related to climate change and air quality issues.
Bridging the Partisan Divide: Religion and Climate Change
Dr. George Handley, Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Brigham Young University
Watch this session on the religious response to climate change and environmental concerns and learn of ways to come together on these issues.
Building for Sustainability in a Changing Climate
Jeremy Farner, Weber State Department of Construction Management
Tyler Hollon, Wadman Corporation
Chris Parker, Giv Group
Increase your knowledge of what's happening and what's possible in sustainable building both for people and the environment.
Sustainability: It All Starts With What We Put on Our Plates
Patrick Olson, M.D., Plant Based Utah
Discover how what we eat connects with climate change.
Water, Snow, Society and Climate Change
Seth Arens, Western Water Assessment
Hilary Arens, Director of Sustainability, Snowbird
A changing climate has implications for Utah's water resources.
The Roof is on Fire: Infernos and Insects in Utah's Upland Forests
Dr. Jesse Morris, University of Utah
Climate and forest health are interlinked. Learn how and what the evidence shows.
Roadmap to Clean Energy: the role of efficiency, solar, building electrification, and EVs in the clean energy transition
Kate Bowman and Kevin Emerson, Utah Clean Energy
Learn about a positive way forward to clean energy with many co-benefits.
Planetary Boundaries & Social Foundations - A framework for a sustainable, just and vibrant space for humanity
Dr. Rob Davies, Physicist and Climate Communicator, Utah State University
You will want to watch this climate educator's thought-provoking capstone session to the series!
Presentations on Sustainable Solutions for Mitigating Climate Change in Utah
Students of the Climate Change and Utah's Future Course
During finals week, Thursday, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.