March 14, 2023
Wege lecturer Mary Robinson ties climate crisis to injustice
Addressing the world’s climate crisis requires a people-centered approach that elevates positive climate work and connects climate change with injustice, Mary Robinson said during the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
March 6, 2023
Ireland’s first woman president to deliver Wege Lecture
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, will deliver the Wege Lecture on Sustainability on March 13. Her talk will focus on “Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience and the Fight for a Sustainable Future.”
February 23, 2022
Wege speaker: Everyone has a role in saving the planet
For the environmental movement to be effective, it must be something that everyone participates in, marine biologist and climate policy expert Ayana Elizabeth Johnson says.
February 14, 2022
Marine biologist to deliver U-M’s second ’21-22 Wege Lecture
Marine biologist and climate policy expert Ayana Elizabeth Johnson will deliver the Wege Lecture on Sustainability virtually Feb. 23.
October 14, 2021
Climate solutions need to focus on human beings, McCarthy says
In order to motivate people to address climate change, it should be addressed in “human terms,” National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy said during the Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
October 4, 2021
National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy to deliver Wege Lecture
Gina McCarthy, the country’s first national climate adviser, will deliver the 19th annual Wege Lecture on Sustainability on Oct. 14. The virtual event at noon is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
March 11, 2021
Wege lecturer urges inclusive, expansive climate change support
The climate justice movement has helped to shape the agenda of the Biden administration, and it’s a testament to the power of organizing, Naomi Klein said during the 2021 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
March 8, 2021
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March 3, 2021
2021 Wege Lecture to feature conversation with Naomi Klein
The School for Environment and Sustainability’s 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture on March 10 will feature a virtual conversation with journalist, columnist and author Naomi Klein.
March 15, 2019
Wege Lecture speaker calls for ‘stubborn optimism’ on climate change
International climate leader Christiana Figueres delievered the 2019 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability, addressing efforts to stem the increase in global temperature.