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Sustainability Events

Sustainability Series speakers discuss a range of environmental, social, and economic topics at these events, sponsored or co-sponsored by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

*POSTPONED* Earth Day at 50: Reflections of an Environmentalist

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
8:30 a.m.: Networking Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.: Lecture

Paul Hirt

  • Professor of History, Arizona State University
  • Senior Sustainability Scholar

This event is postponed, new details TBA.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, join environmental historian Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for three decades. In both...

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*POSTPONED* Comic Relief: Laughter and Storytelling to Help Solve the Climate Crisis

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Robert Mac: 6:30 p.m.
Panel: 7:00 p.m.

Robert Mac

  • Stand-Up Comic

Are you prepared to laugh in the face of climate change?

Comedy holds a fun-house mirror up to society to get people to enjoy life from a new—sometimes absurd—perspective. Comedian Robert Mac will help you to see climate change in an entirely new, fun light.

Following Robert, a panel...

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