Climate Change and Fiduciary Duty, keynote by Bill McKibben

David Brower Center 2150 Alston Way, Berkeley, CA

This event is co-sponsored by Fossil Free California, 350.org, ShareAction, The Sunrise Project, Center for International Environmental Law, and DivestInvest Network. Climate change is upending the traditional understanding of “fiduciary duty” for institutional investors. In addition to considering climate-related financial risk to their portfolios, pension fund managers and insurance company investors around the world are […]

Uniting Globally to Unlock the Trillions

Niantic Room, ConnectionSF 424 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA

Limiting global temperature rise to the Paris Agreement’s goal of well below 2 degrees Celsius requires major capital investment in low-carbon sectors and portfolio decarbonisation. To do so nearly US$1.13 trillion need to be deployed every year from now to 2030. Yet we are currently far from achieving this. In line with the GCAS challenge area […]

Climate Journeys: Tales of Displacement across a Changing Planet

Contemporary Jewish Museum, Goldman Hall 736 Mission Street, San Francisco

Right now, more people around the world are displaced from their homes than ever before—and climate change is making things even worse. While the impacts of climate change are being felt across all corners of the globe in different ways and to different extents, the people impacted are united by a common struggle to provide […]

Climate Leadership from the Grassroots

Covo Co-Working Space 981 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

From California residents working to create a just transition off fossil fuels by solarizing their neighborhoods to Indigenous peoples protecting their territories from oil extraction in the Amazon, many of the most innovative solutions to climate change come from those most impacted by climate change and fossil fuel extraction. Come hear an Indigenous leader from […]

Confronting Complicity with Climate Genocide

Grace Cathedral 1100 California St., San Francisco, CA

Confronting Complicity with Climate Genocide Host: Molly Arthur and Mary Kay Hunyady, Society of the Sacred Heart An exploration by women religious and associates of the Society of the Sacred Heart of the Catholic history that legitimized the cultural and physical extermination of the Indigenous Peoples of North America and white supremacy with its continuing […]

Funding Climate Justice: Advancing Sub-National Action on Multilateral Climate Finance

University Club of San Francisco 800 Powell St, San Francisco, CA

Please join us for a panel discussions on why the global south is owed climate debt from the global north and why it’s so unjust that Trump broke America’s promised funding to the Green Climate Fund. We’re going to be announcing some exciting new initiatives and have great speakers and change makers, such as Gebru […]

How a Catholic Diocese Stopped a Billion Pounds of Carbon Emissions Annually

Grace Cathedral, Wilsey ABC 1100 California St, San Francisco, CA

Romero Institute, in partnership with Catholic Diocese of Monterey and the Global Catholic Climate Movement, will host a workshop on Friday, September 14 at 11:15 a.m. in the Summit Faith-Rooted Affiliated Workshops at San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral. Our workshop, “How a Catholic Diocese Stopped a Billion Pounds of Carbon Emissions Annually,” will be one of […]

Primary forests: key to climate change mitigation and adaptation

The Village 969 Market St, San Francisco, CA

Primary forests, particularly intact tropical forests, serve a critical role in regulating global weather patterns and sequestering carbon dioxide, house about half of the world’s biodiversity and are home to hundreds of indigenous peoples and traditional communities. These peoples have been stewards of their lands for millennia, but their forest territories face increasing pressure from […]

Loving The Earth: Healing the Planet through Mindful Engagement

Spirit Rock Meditation Center 5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Woodacre, CA

In conjunction with the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, September 12-14, Spirit Rock is honored to host the community for a special day of teachings. We hope to inspire and motivate all who come through presentations, poetry, and music. Together, we will explore how our practice can lead to greater consciousness and heal […]

$60 – $200