11 March 2023 - 11 March 2023
11:00AM - 5:00PM
Panel discussions and talks in the Pemberton Rooms on Palace Green and St Chad’s college and biodiversity activities, an XR workshop and climate quiz at Hild Bede College in the afternoon/evening.
Earth Day, organised by Durham University Climate Society, aims to bring the Durham community together to celebrate our environment, raise awareness of the climate crisis and discuss the importance of sustainability.
Durham University Climate Society is organising Earth Day on Saturday, 11 March.
For updates about this event, please see Durham University Climate Society's Instagram account.
Panel discussion: Climate Activism
Expert/activist panellists discuss Climate Activism, with opportunities for audience participation at the end of the session
Panel discussion: Sustainability in Business
Local business owners and Durham University academics will talk about sustainability in business
Community Climate Workshop
Community climate workshop run by Extinction Rebellion.
Panel discussion: Climate in the Durham Community
Members of Durham University and the wider local administration will talk about climate policy and the role of institutions in creating change
Keynote speech from Bernard Lesrin
Samburu elephant conservationist Bernard Lesrin will give a keynote speech
Join us for hands-on biodiversity activities, including seed planting and maintenance of a nature pond
Other highlights of the day will include:
Earth Day will be open to students, staff and the wider community.
Tickets available online or at the event.