Upcoming Events

Spring 2023

January 31, 2023

12:30-2 p.m. | Brandeis Faculty Club 

How can YOU make a difference in climate policy? Learn the current state of play for environmental policy in Massachusetts, how ideas become laws, and where you fit in. Katharine Lange, policy specialist for the Massachusetts Rivers Alliance, will share current challenges she's working on in the water world, and opportunities for students to speak up for rivers.

January 31, 2023

2:30-4 p.m. | Rapaporte Treasure HallLearn about the science, policy and politics of climate geoengineering from an international panel featuring:

  • Wil Burns, Northwestern University Visiting Professor of Environmental Policy and Culture and Energy and Sustainability

  • Aarti Gupta, Wageningen University Professor of Global Environmental Governance

  • Bill Moomaw, Tufts University Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy

The panel will be moderated by Prakash Kashwan, Brandeis University Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Affiliated Faculty at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management.

February 28, 2023

2:20-3:40 p.m.  | Hybrid Event on Zoom and G-Zang 124

ENVS alumni will share their experience working in fields that focus on climate and their unique journeys after graduation from Brandeis.

Event co-sponsored by Hiatt Career Center and Brandeis Sustainability Year of Climate Action.

March 30, 2023

12-7 p.m. | Sherman Function Halll, Hassenfeld Conference Center, Brandeis University

In 2023, the Center for German and European Studies at Brandeis University will celebrate its 25th anniversary. To kick off its 25th anniversary celebration, CGES is planning a conference in coordination with Brandeis' Year of Climate Action and the launch of CGES' director Sabine von Mering’s English translation of Luisa Neubauer and Alex Repenning's book, Beginning to End the Climate Crisis: A History of Our Future. Join us to celebrate CGES and enjoy a stimulating conversation on German climate action, climate justice, and climate activism, and what must be done to protect a livable future.