Yale Ocean and Climate Conference 10.23.20


Yale School of the Environment is hosting a half day climate conference on October 23, 2020.  This entirely student-led conference aims to bring together students, practitioners, and faculty to collectively explore the links, trade-offs, and tensions at the nexus of climate change, oceans, and coastal ecosystems.

Featuring speakers from the public and private sector, academia, non-governmental organizations, and local communities, the 2020 Oceans and Climate Conference will explore a number of subjects that focus on the varied impacts of climate change on ocean natural environments and coastal communities, emerging natural carbon solutions, and adaptation practices and challenges.

Two keynote speakers will be featured along with four panel choices. To get more details and to register visit the conference website.  Panel topics include:

Panel 1A: Plastics and Petrochemicals
Panel 1B: Coastal and Marine Impacts and Solutions
Panel 2A: Marine Natural Carbon Solutions
Panel 2B: Societal Adaptation, Planning, and Resilience