Thursday, March 12, 2020

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2020-03-12 09:00 to 15:00
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Thursday, March 12th at 9:00 am

*This event has been canceled*

The Summit will bring together the general public, climate advocates & scientists, activists, and policymakers, in order to move Michigan toward just and rapid action to address the climate crisis. 

Get motivated to act on climate through inspiring speeches and a strong keynote panel. And roll up your sleeves to dive deep in engaging breakout sessions.

Let's make equitable climate action a top priority for the Whitmer administration and set a bold agenda for Michigan's leaders to make the state of Michigan a leader on climate justice!

In addition to a day filled with inspiration and action, tickets include a delicious plant-based lunch and an after-Summit reception with a cash bar. 

Purchase your tickets today!

 
 
 
 
 
 
2020-03-12 12:00 to 13:00
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Thursday, March 12th at 12:00 pm

Please join us for the latest installment of the Environmental Law & Policy Program's 2019-2020 Lecture Series. This program will feature Julia Olson, Executive Director & Chief Legal Counsel at Our Children's Trust and the Chief Legal Counsel for plaintiffs in Juliana v. U.S.. ​ An introduction will be provided by David Uhlmann,  Jeffrey F. Liss Professor from Practice and Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Program.

This event is free and open to the public 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2020-03-12 17:30 to 18:15
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Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at 5:30 pm

*This event has been canceled*

The Peter M. Wege Lecture & Earth Day 2020: Rise Up for the Environment double-event is part of the university & community-wide commemoration of Earth Day’s 50th anniversary—when U-M held the nation’s first “Environmental Teach-In” in 1970.

The Wege event brings environmentalist Philippe Cousteau, to the stage. Inspired by his grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, he is a multi-Emmy-Nominated TV host, producer, author, and social entrepreneur. Earth Day 2020 features musical performances, and dynamic sustainability and environmental justice leaders to inspire audiences to rise up to the environmental challenges of our time and take action. Speakers include Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Heather McTeer Toney, Abdul El-Sayed, Bryan Newland, and others.

This event is free and open to the public, but will require a ticket! No late seating

Redeem free ticket here

Contact person(s): Amy Novak - amynov@umich.edu