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HUMAN IMPACTS INSTITUTE
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Inviting a local view on global issues, our salons bring together unlikely allies to investigate tough topics in creative and engaging ways.
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Energizing a Clean Climate Revolution (NYC)
What do you get when you put a business strategist, climate activist, energy analyst, and performance artist in a room together? You take-on energy and oil addiction in a way it's never been explored before.
Designing for a New Climate (Chicago)
Examining design strategies for a changing climate. We will explore how creative solutions to climate change are reinventing the urban landscape and how designers are transforming the way we produce, consume, and interact with the world around us.
Putting STEAM in Climate Innovation (Boston)
How can we facilitate innovation in our classrooms? In the U.S., there is an urgent need for improved education in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. STEAM education is necessary for our country to remain a leader in the global marketplace, but more importantly, this focused education is imperative to our changing planet.
Crossing the Transatlantic Climate Bridge (Berlin)
Highlighting the work being done in both the U.S. and in Germany on climate in an inspirational atmosphere. We will examine how climate change is being addressed across sectors such as finance, design, communication, policy, and art.
Thriving on the Frontlines (Miami)
We look at the emotional response to climate in one of the U.S.'s most climate-vulnerable states, while seeing how Germany has negotiated multicultural action on climate change in the EU, through performance, discussion, and joint action.
Collaborating for Climate Action (NYC)
What are the ingredients for effective partnerships for climate? Are we working together for solutions? A night of conversation around collaboration and partnerships on climate change action with the German and Italian Consulates of New York.
Placing our Trust in a Changing Climate (Atlanta)
How can having trust and faith--whether it's from "having faith in science" to "having faith in a higher power"-- be a driving force for action and community building? How do we inspire each other to make a difference? See how the arts and performance can inspire dialogue among unlikely allies--from youth to corporations to government officials--and join in the conversation on how our diverse "missions" can address emissions.
A Changing Political Climate (DC)
A spy, a lawyer, and a diplomat walk into a room, ready to change the world. What happens? We explore the political climate on climate in ways never been done before. Envision a climate community in the U.S. that includes left, right and center views by taking a closer look at how the German "Energy Transformation" to renewable has been adopted by diverse audiences - from conservatives to green party members.
Innovations for a Climate Breakthrough (Bay Area)
A night of art and conversation around innovative ways to tackle climate change. From decision-making apps to video games to algae fuel, see what innovations are going to change the world.
Money and the Changing Climate (Houston)
See how community leaders are turning a city built on the profits of oil and gas into a healthy, more livable green haven. We bring together unlikely allies doing great climate work with multimedia conversation and live arts performances.
Creative Climate Communication (NYC)
Creatively engage with us in searching for the perfect recipe for using art to inspire climate change action. Can science be communicated effectively? Does the art retain its artistic integrity? And Is the message heard loud and clear? Together, we'll find out alongside some of the leading experts in the arts, environmental decision-making, and advertising.
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