Earth Week 2023
Creative & Resilient Community Development
Tuesday, April 18, 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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.
Changing from Natural Gas Power to Hydrogen Power
Wednesday, April 19, 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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?
Exploring IMTA Aquaculture
Thursday, April 20, 3 - 4 p.m.
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.