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November 2021

UML CCI Live from COP26: Week 2

November 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join the Climate Change Initiative as we share our experiences live from the second week of the UN climate negotiations, COP26. About this event The UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative sends its first delegation to the UN climate negotiations, COP26, in Glasgow Scotland. Join us as we report back on what we are seeing and learning at the global summit live from Glasgow. We'll answer your questions, including: Is COP26 on track to meet its goals? What are the major…

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UML CCI Reports Back from COP26

November 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Alumni Hall, UMass Lowell North Campus, 84 University Ave
Lowell, 01854 United States
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Join the Climate Change Initiative as we report back and answer your questions about the UN climate negotiations, COP26. About this event Join the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative as we share our experiences and perspectives from the UN climate negotiations in Glasgow, Scotland.  We’ll share what we learned at COP26, our perspectives on whether or not COP26 met its goals, and how it will inform our work at UML. See recording here.

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February 2022

Rist Institute Climate Mitigation Student Award Ceremony

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Rist Institute for Sustainability & Energy invites you to the third annual Climate Mitigation Student Award Ceremony. About this event UMass Lowell Provost, Joseph Hartman, will present awards to winning teams of students in the Rist Institute for Sustainability & Energy Climate Mitigation Challenge. Each winning team has developed a unique project aimed to reduce the university or city's emissions by 10,000 lbs. of CO2 within 10 weeks. When: February 22, 2022: 4-5 p.m. Where: Moloney Hall, University Crossing…

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CCI Seminar Series: Land Conservation Basics and Opportunities

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for our upcoming Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Seminar Series: Land Conservation Basics and Opportunities ABOUT THIS EVENT UMass Lowell (UML) Environmental Science alumna, Maggie Hensel, will share her experience as a Land Information System Specialist working for Mass Audubon. She'll provide an overview of land conservation in Massachusetts, share examples from Mass Audubon, and discuss possible career path opportunities and ways for UML students to get involved. When: February 22, 2022: 5-6 p.m. Where: University Crossing Room #158 or Virtual…

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March 2022

CCI Seminar Series: Massachusetts Decarbonization Strategies

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for our upcoming Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Seminar Series: Massachusetts Decarbonization Strategies About this event Speaker: Mary Wambui-Ekop, Asset Manager at The Planning Office for Urban Affairs Energy efficiency has been called by many in the fight for climate justice “the first fuel” in the path to carbon free buildings. It is not only effective at reducing GHG emissions but also reduces energy burdens that low- and moderate-income residents face which are an impediment to social mobility and…

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Curriculum Launch Webinar: Climate Impacts & Solutions with En-ROADS

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the CCI and The Climate Initiative (TCI) in launching our newest climate change curriculum for high school educators! The Climate Impacts & Solutions with En-ROADS module is a new, free, multidisciplinary collaboration between The Climate Initiative (TCI) and the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative (CCI). The module works with real-world data and interactive simulations using Climate Interactive's En-ROADS model to engage high school students to learn about climate impacts and solutions. Read more about the curriculum. Register here to…

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CCI Seminar Series: Deciphering net-zero pledges: promises or pretenses

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for our upcoming Climate Change Initiative (CCI) Seminar Series: Deciphering net-zero pledges: promises or pretenses About this event Achieving the Paris Agreement’s climate goals and averting a climate crisis will require a transformation of global energy systems, with the active participation and contribution of all actors in the economy. Many companies and their investors and financiers have pledged to reach net-zero direct and indirect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, purportedly aligning with the Paris Goals. But a…

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April 2022

CURRICULUM WEBINAR: CLIMATE IMPACTS & SOLUTIONS WITH EN-ROADS

April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the CCI and The Climate Initiative (TCI) for a walkthrough of our newest climate change curriculum for high school educators! The Climate Impacts & Solutions with En-ROADS module is a new, free, multidisciplinary collaboration between The Climate Initiative (TCI) and the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative (CCI). The module works with real-world data and interactive simulations using Climate Interactive’s En-ROADS model to engage high school students to learn about climate impacts and solutions. Read more about the curriculum. Register here to participate in a walkthrough of…

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May 2022

CURRICULUM WEBINAR: CLIMATE IMPACTS & SOLUTIONS WITH EN-ROADS

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the CCI and The Climate Initiative (TCI) for a walkthrough of our newest climate change curriculum for high school educators! The Climate Impacts & Solutions with En-ROADS module is a new, free, multidisciplinary collaboration between The Climate Initiative (TCI) and the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative (CCI). The module works with real-world data and interactive simulations using Climate Interactive’s En-ROADS model to engage high school students to learn about climate impacts and solutions. Read more about the curriculum. Register here to participate in a walkthrough of…

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June 2022

CURRICULUM WEBINAR: CLIMATE IMPACTS & SOLUTIONS WITH EN-ROADS

June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Join the CCI and The Climate Initiative (TCI) for a walkthrough of our newest climate change curriculum for high school educators! The Climate Impacts & Solutions with En-ROADS module is a new, free, multidisciplinary collaboration between The Climate Initiative (TCI) and the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative (CCI). The module works with real-world data and interactive simulations using Climate Interactive’s En-ROADS model to engage high school students to learn about climate impacts and solutions. Read more about the curriculum. Register here to participate in a walkthrough of…

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