Sustainability Speaker Series for the Federal Community

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In support of President Biden's Federal Sustainability Plan, the Biden Administration is launching an interactive speaker series for Federal employees to hear from dynamic and thought-provoking leaders and innovators within the climate and sustainability space. Through this series, employees will enhance their sustainability and climate literacy, learn more about the President's Federal Sustainability Plan and their critical role in the shift to more sustainable and resilient operations.

The primary audience for this webinar series is Federal and military employees. Webinar registration is free. Advance registration is required and space is limited. The White House is not providing certificates of attendance for this webinar series.

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January 19 Webinar: Championing Climate Action in the Federal Workspace with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
Credit: Artie Limmer, Texas Tech University

The White House Office of the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer's Sustainability Speaker Series for the Federal Community kicks off on Wednesday, January 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET with a discussion on tackling climate change with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe. The 2020s is a decisive decade for the world to keep global warming below 1.5°C. In this inaugural webinar of the Sustainability Speaker Series for the Federal Community, join Dr. Hayhoe as she untangles the complex science connecting our choices to future impacts, presents climate solutions underway, and highlights how the nation's 4.2 million Federal employees can help tackle the crisis.

Dr. Hayhoe is a prominent climate scientist, a Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair in the Department of Political Science at Texas Tech University, and Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy. She has served as a lead author for many key reports on climate change, including the most recent U.S. National Climate Assessment.

Register for the January 19, 2022, Webinar.

2022 Webinar Schedule

Webinar dates and topics are subject to change. Full schedule coming soon.

Date Topic
January 19, 2022 Championing Climate Action in the Federal Workspace
Presenter: Dr. Katharine Hayhoe
April 2022 To be determined
August 2022 To be determined
December 2022 To be determined

Past Webinar Recordings

Links to recordings of past webinars will be hosted on the White House YouTube channel.

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