Capturing the spirit of the first teach-ins in 1970, the 2020 Teach-ins for the Environment are aimed at tackling the biggest challenges of our time. They are practical, participatory and oriented toward action. All teach-ins are free and open to the public.
Automobile efficiency: challenges and opportunities for addressing a major part of CO2 emissions
March 9, 2020 | 12-2 p.m.
SPH I, Rm. 1690
John DeCicco, Vice President for Research and Research Professor, University of Michigan Energy Institute
FestiFools/FoodMoon's "FossilFools": Luminary Sculpture Hands-On Workshop
March 9, 2020 | 2-6 p.m.
Palmer Commons - 3rd Floor
Mark Tucker, Academic Program Officer Intermediate, Lloyd Hall Scholars and Lecturer II in Lloyd Hall Scholars, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
The Climate Consequences of Nuclear War
March 9, 2020 | 10:30a.m.-12 p.m.
1401 TISCH Hall
Mark Moldwin, Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Director Academic Programs, Undergraduate Education and Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, College of Engineering
The TOMS Effect & Sustainable Business Models
March 9, 2020 | 12:30-2 p.m.
1401 TISCH Hall
Dr. Elizabeth Ferszt, Lecturer Comprehensive Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Achieving One Water and the Circular Economy
March 10, 2020 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
CSRB 2238 on North Campus (Climate and Space Research Building)
Nancy G. Love, Borchardt and Glysson Collegiate Professor and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Charting Courses Toward Carbon Neutrality at University of Michigan
March 10, 2020 | 8-10 a.m.
Dana Bldg., Rm. 1028
Gregory Keoleian, Peter M Wege Endowed Professor of Sustainable Systems, Professor of Sustainable Systems, School for Environment and Sustainability and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
March 10, 2020 | 12-1:30 p.m.
Dow Auditorium, UM Towsley Center for Continuing Medical Education
Trish Koman, Research Investigator, Environmental Health Sciences
Green Decarceration: The Intersection of Climate Justice and Criminal Justice Reform
March 10, 2020 | 4:00-6:00pm
Nora Krinitsky, Project Coordinator and Lecturer I in the Residential College, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Public Perceptions of Renewable Energy in Michigan: How to Constructively Advocate at the Local Level
March 10, 2020 | 10:30-12 p.m.
Weill Hall (Ford School), Room 5240
Sarah Mills, Senior Research Area Specialist, Intermittent Lecturer in Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Intermittent Lecturer in the Program for the Environment, School for Environment and Sustainability
Picking collaboration over fighting: Climate Change & the Natural and the Built Environment
March 11, 2020 | 12-2 p.m.
Victor Li, James R Rice Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, E Benjamin Wylie Collegiate Professor of Civil Engineering, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, College of Engineering
Fastest Path to Zero Carbon Emissions: Building an Exemplar for Deploying Clean Energy
March 13, 2020 | 9:30-11:30 a.m.
White Auditorium (G906 Cooley)
Todd Allen, Glenn F and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, College of Engineering
Healthy & Sustainable Foods and Products
March 13, 2020 | 2-4pm
SPH I 3755
Olivier Jolliet Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, and Katerina Sylianou
How the Power Grid Works: Challenges in Integrating More Renewable Energy & Solutions
March 13, 2020 | 10-12 a.m.
Johanna Mathieu, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering
50 Years Forward: An Interdisciplinary Policy Approach to Climate Change
March 27, 2020 | 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
1120 Weill Hal
Kristin Prestel, Student, Gerald Ford School of Public Policy