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  • April 21, 2018 • 11 AM – 2 PM
  • meet at 11 am at Hillman Hall on Forsyth

Join us for a pedal-powered excursion to Forest Park, where the St. Louis Earth Day Festival will be kicking off. The festival is a “community tradition to learn about sustainable products and services offered by local businesses and organizations, meet local area non-profits that share Earth Day values, as well as showcasing local entertainment and local […]

  • April 22 – 24, 2018
  • Nine Network of Public Media 3655 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108

The 2018 Saint Louis Climate Summit brings together some of the most authoritative minds in climate science, ecology, sustainable development, and related disciplines for three days of discussion on climate change. We will highlight key issues, celebrate notable achievements, and elucidate a path forward. The Climate Summit is a featured activity of Saint Louis University’s Bicentennial Celebration. Full Registration & […]

  • April 22, 2018 • 6:30 PM
  • Saint Louis Univeristy

Join Saint Louis University and WashU students for a free screening of Before the Flood, a documentary on the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change. The screening will be followed by a moderated panel discussion featuring students from St. Louis University and Washington University.

  • April 23, 2018 • 7 PM
  • Chaifetz Arena

As part of the Saint Louis University Climate Summit, there will be a keynote address featuring engineer, comedian, author, and inventor Bill Nye and environmentalist and author Carl Pope. The theme of the Summit is defending our common home. SLU and Wash U students, faculty and staff can get two free tickets with valid ID […]