How Athletes Can Be Effective Climate Ambasadors: Workshop and Social


How Athletes Can Be Effective Climate Ambassadors: Workshop and Social

You’re busy juggling sports and your life. But you care about climate change. How can you easily help? Come and eat a FREE DINNER (and Cartems donuts) on October 8th and learn about how you can easily leverage your role to help make the world a better place today and tomorrow. Details below!

Date: Tuesday October 8, 2019

Time: 6:00 to 7:30 PM

Location: BC Hydro Theatre, the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability, UBC Campus, 2260 West Mall

Details: Free dinner! Mingling with other athletes and climate leaders! Brief talks from climate experts!

Join fellow athletes for a workshop and social on how athletes can be key drivers of climate action. The United Nations’ Sports for Climate Action just recognized that sports can and should be a “unifying tool to federate and create solidarity among global citizens for climate action.” Come get free dinner, meet and mingle with other athletes who care about climate change, and listen to brief talks from athletic leaders and climate communication experts on the urgency of the climate crisis and effective strategies for climate action. Athletes of any level are welcome and this event is for sports lovers from across the region (not just UBC athletes)! This workshop is the culmination of a student-led project created in collaboration with faculty and community partners, including UBC Climate Hub, UBC Athletics and Recreation, the Centre for Sport and Sustainability, and UBC Wellbeing, through UBC SEEDS Sustainability Program.

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