Connecting with People to Save the Planet

Through signature annual events and ongoing activities, the Wrigley Institute for Environment and Sustainability 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!

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Annual Events

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.

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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.

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Storymakers Program

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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Upcoming Events