The 1.5 Minute Climate Lectures will return on September 23rd as part of Climate Week at Penn. Professors and leaders from across the University will unite in a series of virtual lectures to sound the alarm about the climate emergency, to call for large-scale climate action, and to share a vision of constructive and comprehensive response.
*The maximum amount the average temperature can rise in order to avoid the worst consequences of global warming is 1.5°C. We’re already past 1°C.
Living on Borrowed Breath: We’re Pushing the Ocean to Its Limit
Katie Barott, Assistant Professor of Biology
Care for the Planet as Spiritual Practice
Charles “Chaz” Howard, Vice President for Social Equity and Community and University Chaplain
Ain’t I a Student? Fieldnotes From the Frontline
Maris Jones, Ph.D. Student in Anthropology and Africana Studies
Microbial Multitudes Turn Earth’s Biogeochemical Gears
Ileana Perez-Rodriguez, Elliman Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Earth and Environment Science
Should Climate Change Change the Curriculum?
Bethany Wiggin, Associate Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
SAS and Climate Week at Penn are sponsors of the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, Sept 23-27.
The mashup of the 1.5 Minute Climate Lectures from September 2019 is part of the Film Festival and can be seen here.