Feeling the Heat: The Big Ideas on Climate

2017

Feeling the Heat: The Big Ideas on Climate

The global sea level is rising at an unprecedented rate, the Earth’s surface temperature is alarmingly high, and shrinking ice sheets are the new norm. In short, the vital signs of our planet are falling. With the historic Paris Agreement, nearly 200 countries pledged to curb greenhouse gas emissions and tame the global thermometer. Now that the United States is pulling out of the accord, will business leaders, along with mayors and governors, be the ones to enact the swift, game-changing measures scientists are calling for? What’s working in the march toward a clean, affordable, global energy system? What technologies will disrupt the course of global warming, and who are the industry leaders? Finally, which policies could level the playing field and harken a clean energy revolution?

 

Track Events

Accelerating Energy Innovation (Bus Loads at the Limelight Hotel at 6:45 AM)
Spotlight Screening– An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Chasing Coral (Film and Discussion)
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative (Bus Loads at the Limelight Hotel at 6:45 AM)
Nestlé Waters North America Presents: Abundance for All? Clean Water Access in America
Festival 2