2023 Youth Climate Summit, September 22nd

2023 Youth Climate Summit, September 22nd
2023 Youth Climate Summit, September 22nd

2023 Youth Climate Summit, September 22nd

The 5th Youth Climate Summit will be held at the East Campus Union in the Great Plains Room, 2nd floor, Friday, September 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. There is no registration fee for this event, but all attendees need to register in advance. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

You can register here: https://forms.gle/5ks8xm6xiVdp1JvUA

Featured Presenters

• The keynote speaker is Louise Emmanuelle Mabulo. Louise is a chef, farmer, and entrepreneur. She is the Founder of The Cacao Project, which cultivates resilient and climate-smart livelihoods, positioning farmers for sustainable success in her home country, the Philippines. Louise is a National Geographic Young Explorer, a featured honoree for Forbes Asia’s list ‘30 Under 30’, a Young Champion of the Earth under United Nations Environment Program, Young Activists Summit Laureate, an honoree of Tatler’s ‘Generation T’ and one of the World’s 50 Next Game-changing Producers listed by the World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

• Dr. Martha Durr will provide an update on climate planning in Nebraska. Dr. Durr holds her PHD in Soil Science and Climatology and serves as the Nebraska State Climatologist.

• Young climate advocates will share their knowledge and experiences.

Other Engaging Offerings:

• An exciting opportunity for attendees to participate in a world-building exercise, a cutting-edge method of envisioning creative solutions to the climate crisis.

• The Summit will feature presentations and discussions on renewable energy, new agricultural methods and sustainable business.

• A noon meal and other refreshments will be provided.

Who Is the Climate Summit for?

This event is open to young people between the ages of 15 and 25 as well as educators or adult sponsors who want to bring groups of students to participate in this experience.

For questions, contact Ken Winston (kwinstonne@gmail.com) or Zac Wolfe (neinterfaithpowerandlight@gmail.com).

Humanities Nebraska
Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light
Nebraska Sierra Club
Nebraskans for Peace
Nebraska Elder Climate Legacy Initiative
Daughterty Water for Food Institute
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
School of Natural Resources
National Drought Mitigation Center
Nebraska State Climate Office
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Department of Animal Science
Department of Agricultural Economics
UNL’s Environmental and Sustainability Studies Program