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Up2Us2023: A Better World is Possible

September 18, 2023 , 7:00 am 8:30 pm EDT

You are invited to join us on the first night of Climate Week NYC to hear from an extraordinary array of effective, committed, inspirational and inter-generational climate communicators in conversation.

Here’s the line up:

Scott Z. Burns, award-winning Screenwriter/Director, Apple TV+ 2023 series: Extrapolations, Creator, movie: Contagion, Producer ground-breaking documentary: An Inconvenient Truth, interviewed by journalist Andrew Revkin, Founding Director Communications and Sustainability, Columbia University’s Earth Institute

Dr. Kate Marvel, Climate Scientist & Communicator; Lead Scientist, Project Drawdown; former NASA Scientist, writer and storyteller

Varshini Prakash, Co-founder Sunrise Movement, 2019 TIME Magazine Next Gen Leader and 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 List

Sage Lenier, Founder, Sustainable and Just Future, 2023 TIME Magazine Next Gen Leader, acclaimed Educator

Henk Rogers, Founder & Chair; Blue Planet Alliance, subject of Apple TV+ movie Tetris; Founder & Chair, Blue Planet Energy

Wawa Gatheru, Founder, Black Girl Environmentalist, Rhodes, Truman & Udall Scholar, Storyteller, Climate Justice Advocate

Covering Climate Now, announcement of the 2023 Documentary Award winner

Bill McKibben, Climate Icon: writer, author, activist; Founder, Third Act, special video message

The event is both live in person in NYC, and live-streamed.


To Stop Plastic Pollution