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Past Events

We Will Chicago: Environment, Climate, and Energy

PAST EVENT

Angela Tovar joins local and international leaders to discuss climate solutions and urban resiliency efforts.

A view of the Chicago skyline from Lake Michigan.
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Nakate on Climate Justice and Youth Activism

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Founder of the Rise Up Climate Movement Vanessa Nakate discusses the global climate crisis and the importance of elevating the next generation of underrepresented environmental leaders with Jamia Jowers.

Vanessa Nakate speaks into megaphone during a demonstration for climate change.
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

How the War in Ukraine Affects Rare Earth Mineral Supply

In the News
Eurasian Climate Brief
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah joins the Eurasian Climate Brief to discuss the issues around the production and supply of rare earth minerals amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

A destroyed apartment building in Borodyanka, Ukraine.
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Climate and the Environment

Overheating Megacities are a Climate Problem and Solution

In the News
World Economic Forum
Robert Muggah

With substantial increases in annual temperatures and extreme heat locked in, Latin American cities offer a glimpse of the future of climate change.

Mexico City climate protests
Reuters
Global Cities

Research

Most Americans Say Climate Change Is a Critical Threat

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Emily Sullivan

But public opinion is sharply divided along partisan lines, 2022 Chicago Council Survey data finds.

a sign that says climate justice now!
Climate and the Environment

Cities at the Intersection: Climate, Culture, and Migration

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

Local leadership plays a critical role in responding to climate threats and addressing the challenges associated with migration, the report's authors find.

Reuters
Global Cities

Experts