Vanderbilt to co-sponsor Nov. 15 webinar on youth climate change action 

Vanderbilt University is set to co-sponsor the webinar “Youth Climate Action: How Local Governments Can Learn from Generation Z” on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT.  

Hosted by the Environmental Law Institute, the webinar will feature a panel of youth climate leaders sharing thoughts and insights with local governments on engaging young adults in climate action. Panelists include:  

  • Linda Breggin, Director of the Center for State, Tribal, and Local Environmental Programs, Environmental Law Institute
  • Oscar Fox, Representative, City of Nashville – Mayor’s Youth Council
  • Brendan Hyatt, Research Fellow for Human Trafficking Search 
  • Lily Morse, Executive Director, Green Schools Campaign
  • Moderator, Keala Minna-Choe, Youth v. Oil Intern, Youth4Climate

This online-only event is free and open to the public, but you must register by Nov. 14. Webinar information will be emailed one business day before the event. For other questions, please contact 

Register now for the webinar. >> 

Additional event sponsors include LGEAN, Climate Action Campaign, Water Environment Federation, Office of Mayor John Cooper, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Urban Green Lab, and University School of Nashville. 

To learn more about Vanderbilt University’s latest sustainability work, read the latest annual sustainability report that shows that, among other achievements, Vanderbilt’s greenhouse gas emissions have dropped 19 percent overall and 23 percent per square foot since fiscal year 2020.