Sustainability

Earth Week 2023

 

Earth Week 2023Earth Week 2023

Tuesday, April 18, 11:15am -12:30pm 
SSC183
Creative & Resilient Community Development

An inspiring and diverse spectrum of community-based solutions to vexing contemporary issues will be presented by Mark Lakeman, founder of City Repair. Following the talk, walk to The Sustainability Center, for a free-form ideational discussion of placemaking and reimagining Pearl Street.

Wednesday, April 19, 11:15am -12:30pm 
CPC104
Changing from Natural Gas Power to Hydrogen Power

Hear from Marcia Hanscom,  executive director of the Ballona Institute, discuss the plans to convert a natural gas-burning powerplant, that was scheduled to be shut down, into a hydrogen-burning plant eventually. Is it needed if LA can reach 100% clean power without it?

Thursday, April 20, 3:00pm-4:00pm
Zoom 
Exploring IMTA Aquaculture

Aquaculture experts will discuss the benefits and challenges of raising finfish, shellfish and kelp or seaweed together in the ocean, to ensure benefit the environment and provide healthy protein from the ocean.

 

BONUS ACTIVITY: City Nature Challenge

Be a Citizen Scientists by documenting animals, insects, and plants with your phone and the City Nature Challenge app. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6UEIdhgZRASR8b8J7EletQ 

Questions: ecoaction.club.smc@gmail.com

Earth Week videos from previous years

Earth Week 2017
Earth Week 2016
Earth Week 2015