Connecting with People to Save the Planet
Through signature annual events and ongoing activities, the Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies fulfills our most important mission: to influence the people around us to care for our planet.
Our engagements spark change through workshops, cleanups, art exhibits and more. Come and join us to make a difference in one of the most important issues of our time!
Our Signature Events
Delta Murphy Lecture Series
Named for the climate activist and former Wrigley Institute board member, this public lecture highlights socially connected topics such as environmental justice and diversity in climate science.
Climate Forward Conference
Organized in partnership with USC Dornsife’s Center for the Political Future, this public conference brings together policymakers, business executives, activists, and others for nonpartisan conversations about climate solutions.
Scientists become storytellers at this weeklong intensive designed exclusively for researchers who want to connect with the public. Fellows develop transformational narratives about their work with help from leaders in media, film, literature, and more.
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