Conserving land, water and wildlife amidst growing climate threats

The United States has faced record-breaking temperatures, forest fires and droughts, putting a strain on river systems, public lands and water supplies. On Monday, Dec. 4 at 11:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with Bureau of Land Management Director Tracy Stone-Manning and Connected Conservation Foundation executive director Sophie Maxwell about efforts to protect land and water systems amidst growing climate threats.

By Washington Post LiveDecember 4, 2023

Chile’s environment minister Maisa Rojas on COP28 global climate talks

Maisa Rojas is Chile’s environment minister and a climate scientist who played a central role in the establishment of a loss and damage fund to support vulnerable countries after climate disasters. On Monday, Nov. 27 at 3:30 p.m. ET, Rojas joins The Post’s Frances Stead Sellers to discuss the next steps for the fund, what she hopes will be achieved at COP28 in Dubai and the impact of climate change on Latin America.

By Washington Post LiveNovember 27, 2023

How individual choices can add up in the fight against climate change

As the effects of climate change become more pronounced, more people now appreciate that the individual choices in our daily lives can have a profound impact on the future of the planet. On Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with White House National Climate advisor Ali Zaidi, Oyster Oyster chef Rob Rubba and Bitter Grace founder Anne Marie Johnson about the ways ordinary citizens can help reduce the world’s carbon footprint.

By Washington Post LiveNovember 8, 2023

How new investments and innovation in green tech are addressing climate change

From renewable energy to electric vehicles to artificial intelligence, innovative technologies are being deployed and scaled in new ways to slow the effects of climate change. On Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 12:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures, Sara Menker, founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence, and Arcady Sosinov, founder and CEO of FreeWire Technologies, about the role of technology in creating opportunities for a greener future.

By Washington Post LiveOctober 18, 2023

How technology is accelerating the effort to find climate change solutions

Technologies from wind and solar power to robotics and artificial intelligence are paving the way for innovative solutions to reduce our carbon footprint. On Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 11:30 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with Gernot Wagner, climate economist at Columbia Business School, and Reina Otsuka, United Nations Development Program’s Digital Innovation for Nature, Climate and Energy lead, about the role of technology in finding solutions to address climate change.

By Washington Post LiveSeptember 20, 2023

Women on the frontlines of climate change

On Monday, Sept. 18 at 3:30 p.m. ET, Washington Post Live and The Rockefeller Foundation host a climate summit featuring conversations with USAID administrator Samantha Power and top climate leaders about innovative solutions to tackle a warming planet, the latest global efforts to curb carbon emissions and how women have been disproportionately affected by the climate crisis.

By Washington Post LiveSeptember 18, 2023

Jeff Goodell on ‘The Heat Will Kill You First’

Jeff Goodell, longtime climate journalist and contributing editor for Rolling Stone, is documenting the global toll of extreme heat in his new book, "The Heat Will Kill You First." On Monday, July 24 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Goodell joins The Post’s Juliet Eilperin to discuss the impact of a warming planet, the record temperatures this summer and how human beings can adapt.

By Washington Post LiveJuly 24, 2023

How extreme weather events are testing disaster preparedness and resilience

As the planet continues to warm, wildfires, hurricanes and floods are becoming more frequent and costly around the world. On Wednesday, June 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a series of conversations with Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Deanne Criswell and top experts about how extreme weather events are testing disaster preparedness and adaptation measures that can help communities be more resilient in the future.

By Washington Post LiveJune 28, 2023

The future of Mexico’s climate commitments and energy policies

Mexico recently pledged to reduce its emissions by 35 percent by 2030 though it remains the only Group of 20 country without an established net-zero goal. On Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a conversation with Luisa Palacios, senior research scholar at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy, and Jimena Marván, executive director of Chapter Zero Mexico, about the country’s climate commitments and the impact of global warming across the region.

By Washington Post LiveJune 22, 2023

South Korea’s climate goals and investments in a more sustainable economy

South Korea, long a laboratory for technological innovation, has made growing investments in electric cars and battery technology that could accelerate its push to a greener economy. On Thursday, June 8 at 6:00 a.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. KST, join Post Live’s global “This is Climate” series from Seoul about South Korea’s carbon reduction goals, investments in a more sustainable economy and multilateral climate efforts. Guests will include Sang-Hyup Kim, co-chair of the presidential commission on carbon neutrality and green growth, Hyun Cho, South Korea’s former ambassador to the United Nations, and Sun-Jin Yun, environmental studies professor at Seoul National University.

By Washington Post LiveJune 8, 2023

The role of business in confronting climate change

A wave of companies has announced new investments in renewable energy, electric vehicles and other sustainable initiatives to slow the effects of climate change. On Tuesday, May 30 at 3:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with Ryan Panchadsaram, technical adviser at Kleiner Perkins, Mekala Krishnan, partner at McKinsey Global Institute, and Tensie Whelan, director of the Center for Sustainable Business at New York University, about the role of the private sector in fighting global warming and whether a new climate industrial revolution could be on the horizon.

By Washington Post LiveMay 30, 2023

Role of innovation and technology in the race to net-zero

Scientists, companies and governments worldwide are racing to find innovative solutions to limit carbon emissions. On Tuesday, May 16 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), co-chair of the Climate Solutions Caucus, Evelyn Wang, director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), and leading conservation experts join Washington Post Live for a series of conversations about the role of innovation, technology and federal policy in addressing climate change.

By Washington Post LiveMay 16, 2023

Mexico’s climate goals, energy policies and relationship with the U.S.

Mexico’s intensifying heat waves and droughts underline the impact of human-induced climate change across North America. On Thursday, April 20 at 10:15 p.m. ET / 8:15 p.m. Mexico City time, Washington Post Live travels to Mexico City to speak with the secretary of foreign affairs Marcelo Ebrard about the country’s climate goals and other top policy issues. Yucatán Gov. Mauricio Vila will also discuss the impact of climate change on his state, how to protect vulnerable communities and the role of the clean energy economy in the future.

By Washington Post LiveApril 20, 2023

Top public officials and experts on building sustainable cities

Cities around the globe are investing in new sustainable initiatives to reap the economic and environmental benefits for their communities. On Wednesday, April 5 at 9:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a series of conversations with White House Council on Environmental Quality chair Brenda Mallory and Maryland Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller (D) about building greener cities and addressing historical environmental inequities. BlocPower CEO Donnel Baird, Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture’s Erica Cochran Hameen and New Urban Mobility Alliance director Harriet Tregoning will also discuss the role of buildings in designing more sustainable cities.

By Washington Post LiveApril 5, 2023

The role of renewable energy and battery technology in the push toward a greener economy

A new wave of companies has emerged in renewable energy and electric vehicle technology that could accelerate the push toward a greener economy. On Thursday, March 16 at 3:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for back-to-back conversations with First Solar CEO Mark Widmar and Sila Nanotechnologies CEO Gene Berdichevsky about the innovative industry solutions that could curb carbon emissions and create new jobs.

By Washington Post LiveMarch 16, 2023

Public officials, activists and innovators on access to clean water

World Water Day, marked every March, was established by the United Nations to focus attention on the importance of fresh water around the globe. On Wednesday, March 15 at 9:00 a.m. ET, Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Melissa Ho, World Wildlife Fund senior vice president for freshwater and food, Alexia Leclercq, Start:Empowerment co-founder, and Julie Waechter, DigDeep co-CEO, join Washington Post Live to discuss possible solutions that address global water inequities and the role of water in sustainable development.

By Washington Post LiveMarch 15, 2023

How extreme heat is impacting the U.S. and the world

One of the warmest years on record, 2022’s extreme heat disrupted livelihoods and the environment around the globe. On Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for conversations with Cristina Huidobro, chief heat officer in Santiago, Chile, Eleni Myrivili, global chief heat officer for U.N. Habitat and Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego about the impact of a warming planet and the solutions that could make a long-term difference.

By Washington Post LiveFebruary 14, 2023

Mayor of Boise, Idaho, and National Geographic explorer in residence on land and ocean conservation

Nearly 200 countries, including the United States, have pledged to protect at least 30 percent of the planet’s land and oceans by the end of the decade, a move scientists believe is essential to tackle climate change. On Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 3:00 p.m. ET, Mayor Lauren McLean (D) of Boise, Idaho, and Enric Sala, National Geographic explorer in residence and National Geographic Pristine Seas founder, join Washington Post Live for a conversation about global efforts to protect the world’s lands and oceans as part of our ongoing series, “This is Climate.”

By Washington Post LiveJanuary 18, 2023

Germany’s climate envoy on Europe’s climate policies and energy security

Jennifer Morgan ran Greenpeace International for six years before joining the German government in February as the special envoy for international climate action. On Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 10:30 a.m. ET, join Washington Post climate reporter Michael Birnbaum for a conversation with Morgan about Europe’s efforts to slow global warming and the energy crisis sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

By Washington Post LiveDecember 13, 2022

Kerry & Romney on U.S. climate policies and energy innovation

Climate-fueled disasters are worsening across the United States and threatening what Americans value most in their everyday lives, warns a recent federal report. On Thursday, Dec. 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a conversation with special climate envoy John Kerry about the Biden administration’s climate policies at home and abroad. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) will later discuss U.S. investments in clean energy innovation and the prospects for bipartisan cooperation in the next Congress. This event is as part of a new, special week-long series, “This is Climate.”

By Washington Post LiveDecember 8, 2022