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There are dozens of great Earth Week events to join in 2021, but UChicago’s Environmental Community has also been engaged in this work for many years! In “Today in Earth Week” we give you a quick view of what’s happening today alongside some recent content you might have missed:


Has the 1.5°C Warming Target Slipped Away? – A lecture by Minal Pathak, Senior Scientist, IPCC, WGIII Technical Support Unit, Ahmedabad University. This event was co-sponsored by the Planetary History project at The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society and the University of Chicago Center in Delhi. March 5, 2021.


“Argonne innovations and technology to help drive circular economy” – In a collaborative effort to ​recover, recycle and reuse,” Argonne strengthens research that addresses pollution, greenhouse gases and climate change and aligns with new policies for carbon emission reduction. By John Spizzirri, Argonne National Laboratory. March 11, 2021.


All Week      PSI Earth Week: Seed Starters | Phoenix Sustainability Initiative

4:10pm CDT      ENERGY STAR Benchmarking with James Novack: A Chicago Studies Data in Dialogue Session | Chicago Studies Program & Environmental Frontiers & Facilities Services

6:00pm CDT      Camille T. Dungy and Ed Roberson – Trophic Cascade and Asked What Has Changed | The Seminary Co-op Bookstores

9:00pm CDT      PSI Earth Week: Codenames | Phoenix Sustainability Initiative

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