Earth Day Week climate conference, April 20-25, 2020
Earth Day Week 2020. The public, free, online, no-fly climate conference.
This day is hosted by Hack for Future and we invite you to a digital and interactive climate hackathon. We’re expecting up to 300 people from all over the world to join us online and work in small groups to explore ways to raise awareness about the climate crisis.
If you’re interested in communication, design, technology and sustainability, let’s get together with like minded people and discuss ideas and projects about how we all can solve the climate crisis.
We welcome all creative people. You don't have to be a computer programmer to contribute.
15:00 CEST / 9:00 am EST - Introduction in a Zoom conference call
Organizers welcome everyone and introduce the program for the day. You need to download the zoom.us client to participate.
Make sure to register for this event and check the box ”Climate Hackathon” for further instructions.
15:45 CEST / 9:45 am EST - Open collaboration using the Hack for Future Discord server
The main part of the event is about discussing new ways to raise awareness about the climate crisis. This will happen in smaller groups who collaborate using the community platform Discord. There are two main ways to use Discord, and here are some details on how you could collaborate with your team:
# = Text channels that are just like normal chat rooms.
🔊 = Voice channels that work similar to group rooms on a physical event:
Make sure to register for this event and check the box ”Climate Hackathon” to receive an invitation to join our Discord server.
About Hack For Future
Hack For Future is a network of individuals who like hackathons and creating meeting places where people from different backgrounds can learn and get creative. Since October 2019, we’ve organized 4 climate hackathons: 3 physical and 1 digital. Hack For Future is a non-profit initiative, working with partners like We Don’t Have Time, 46elks and Swedish Internet Foundation.
Watch and discuss the broadcast. If you have questions to the speakers, just post it in the app. Download now.
Hosting this global broadcast is Catarina Rolfsdotter-Jansson, an expert moderator, lecturer, and devoted workshop-leader in facilitating sustainable development. Catarina moderates for the EU Commission, the Swedish Government, corporations, local municipalities, and universities. She lectures based on the UN Sustainable Global Development Goals internationally and has TV-skills from her background as a television program host at SVT, Swedish Public Television. She is also content director at A Sustainable Tomorrow and chairwomen of the independent think tank Global Utmaning (Global Challanges).Read less
Dr. Sweta Chakraborty is a risk and behavioral scientist. She is recognized as an expert communicator who helps household decision-makers better understand existing and emerging risks to be better prepared to thrive on a rapidly changing planet. From climate change, food and water insecurity and scarcity, social strife, over-population, and pandemics, Dr. Chakraborty is the go-to person to learn the truth about, implications of, and the solutions to the risks that threaten human security and well-being. Sweta is a board member and US representative for We Don´t Have Time.http://swetachakraborty.comRead less
Hailing from the North of England, Nick supports We Don't Have Time with a focus on international strategic communications and advice. Nick graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, with a Bachelor of Science. Previously with the Times Newspaper London, the U.N. Environment and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, Nick was the Director of Communications and Spokesperson for the Paris Agreement of 2015. More recently, he has served as the Director of Communications for the Global Climate Action Summit that took place in San Francisco in September 2018 and as the International Strategic Communications Director for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020. A passionate fan of English football team Burnley, Nick is also often seen warbling backing vocals at concerts for the German pop singer/songwriter Bernadette La Hengst.https://www.earthday.orgRead less
Together with Earth Day Network and Exponential Roadmap we invite you to join us for Earth Day Week, April 20–25, 2020. We’ll be broadcasting live talks and other daily shows from Washington DC, Stockholm and with speakers, thinkers and doers from all over the world.
For the third consecutive year we bring you a public, free, online, no-fly climate conference. The program features the brightest minds to discuss solutions to the most daring challenge humanity has ever faced: the climate crisis.
We need climate action and an open dialogue. We need you and everyone to join in.
"2020 must be a Super Year for climate action. We’ll be showcasing the action, the solutions and the fact everyone has a part to play.”
– Nick Nuttal, Earth Day Network
"The immediate priority are to halve global emissions by 2030, by scaling green solutions exponentially. We must reach a critical mass with the new compass direction to enable a virtuous circle of change. Then it is achievable."
– Johan Falk, Exponential Roadmap
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We Don’t Have Time is a social media network for everyone who wants to be a part of the solution to the climate crisis. If a large enough number of people want change, and if that energy is directed towards those in charge – change comes. But we don’t have time to wait. The social network is operated by the company WeDontHaveTime AB (publ), whose majority shareholder is the WeDontHaveTime Foundation. The Foundation’s principal purpose is to contribute to a reduced climate impact and an ecologically sustainable environment. Our headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden.