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Earth Day Virtual Town Hall with campus sustainability leaders

Monday, April 20, 2020  |  2-3:30p MDT  |   View full Earth Day 2020 Town Hall

In honor of Earth Day 2020, CU Boulder will hold a special town hall that brings together faculty, staff and student leaders around the question of “What’s Next for Sustainability, Resilience and Climate?” at CU Boulder and Beyond. With 50 years of campus Earth Day celebrations and of campus leadership and innovations in sustainability, let’s come together (virtually) to celebrate our success and explore what success looks like moving forward? See full schedule and list of presenters

Due to the remote nature of this event, the live event was held on Zoom. A captioned recording is now available for viewing by authenticated CU Boulder users. If prompted for a password, enter "8c+8w13a"

CU Boulder Events

Eco-Social Justice Leadership Virtual Story Gallery

Wednesday, April 22, 2020  |  2:30-4:00p MDT  |  Register for the Virtual Gallery

Join the Eco-Social Justice Team for a virtual gallery walk through the biographies and accomplishments of inspiring leaders and activists in the fight for climate and environmental justice. Invited speakers will tell a 3-5 minute story of a leader, organization, or movement working for justice that inspires them. Learn how inspirational people from around the nation are succeeding in creating a more just and sustainable world. 


Stand Up for Climate Change Comedy Show

Wednesday, April 22, 2020  |  8a Boulder / 11a Rio de Janeiro / 7p Dushanbe / 10p Beijing  |  Stand Up for Climate Change

Stand Up for Climate, a celebration for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, released April 22. This “best of” show features brief climate comedy videos from Professors Beth Osnes and Max Boykoff's five years of hosting this event along with this year’s international climate comedy video contest winners. Philadelphia comedian Chuck Nice is a featured guest! Presented by Inside the Greenhouse, CSTPR, ATLAS Institue, and the Environmental Studies, Theater & Dance, Communication, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology departments.

Online Earth Day Climate Strike

Wednesday, April 22, 2020  |  1-2p MDT  |  Online Boulder Climate Strike

Join CU climate strikers for an hour of online striking, including: musical performances, guided meditation, and continued calls for action on the climate change emergency.

Virtual Zero Waste Teach-In

Thursday, April 23, 2020  |  10a-5p MDT  |  Register for the Zero Waste Teach-In

Join Students, Faculty, and Zero Waste Professional around the country, as the University of Colorado's Zero Waste Lab helps celebrate the CU Environmental Center's 50th anniversary. Catch sessions such as 'Earth Day: Then, Now, and When for Recycling?' and 'Remarkable Recyclers.' See full schedule and information for the Zero Waste Teach-In. Space is limited; confirmation and password will be provided prior to the event. For more information, contact zerowaste@colorado.edu


CU Environmental Center 50th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, April 24, 2020  |  3-4:30p MDT  |  Register for the Anniversary Celebration

We invite you to explore and celebrate the CU Environmental Center's storied history of environmental advocacy and change through five decades of work by students, staff, faculty, and campus and community partners. As we celebrate where we have been, we will also look ahead to our vision for the next 50 years of an even more sustainable campus community. We will share a short video about the Environmental Center through the eyes of the students invovled through the years as well as toasts from Environmental Center leadership and partners. Bring your own champagne, birthday cake, party hats, and any other implements of celebration. Share stories with current and past Environmental Center students, staff, and friends.

If you can't join us live virtually (or even if you can), consider sharing on our 50th Anniversary Kudoboard.