past event
Climate Change

Hurst Lecture Series | Building Alliances for Resilient Mountains: Changing the Way We Think About Climate Change

In Collaboration with the United Nations Mountain Partnership Global Meeting
Featuring RMI (formerly Rocky Mountain Institute) Chief Program and Strategy Officer Jon Creyts; University of Colorado Denver Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics Research Professor and Co-Director Lynne Kiesling; Aspen Institute Center for Native American Youth Executive Director Nikki Pitre; and XPRIZE Chief Impact Officer Zenia Tata, in conversation with Aspen Institute Executive Vice President Elliot Gerson. The effects of climate change are playing out in extreme weather events and prolonged drought and disproportionately impact the most vulnerable communities around the world. From the development of moonshot technologies to harnessing catalysts such as finance and technology to decarbonize industries, how do we implement solutions while fostering climate justice?
Doerr-Hosier Center, Fee: $10.

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Event information
Thu Sep 29, 2022
10:30am - 11:45am MDT
Doerr-Hosier Center
845 Meadows Rd.
Aspen, CO