Olin Climate Action Semester

Introduce no-meat meal: Olin’s Dining Hall will be reducing meat served on Tuesdays for the Spring 2019 semester to reduce our carbon footprint.*

 

Schedule of Events:

Date

Time

Event

Location

Mon. 4/22

2-3pm & 3-4pm

Central Plant Tour

Student Art Gallery

 

7-9pm

An Inconvenient Truth Screening

Norden

Tues. 4/23

1:30-3pm

Cooking Workshop with Kevin*

Dining Hall

Wed 4/24

All day

“What’s your one thing?” campaign

Milas Entrance

 

3-3:30pm

Garden Tour

Meet at wooden waterfall,

Walk to garden

 

7-8pm

Stephen Frail Talk about Al Gore’s

Climate Reality Project

Library

 

8-9pm

Interesting Conversations with

Rebecca Christianson

Library

Thurs. 4/27

12:15-1:15pm

Waste: Trash, Recycling, Compost

Dining Hall Entrance

 

1-2pm

“A conversation about food, choices,

and sustainability” with Kevin, Jean, and Jon

Dining Hall Mezzanine

Fri. 4/26

12-2pm

Community Friday: Writing Letters to Reps

Dining Hall

 

1-2pm

Beekeeping Tour

Meet at Dining Hall,

Walk to Parcel B

 

2-5pm

Style Swap*

Milas Entrance

 

2-5pm

Kite Decorating and Flying (see attachment)

Dining Hall Area

Sun. 4/28

Noon-ish

Sustainable Picnic

Outside

*Spring Week events with a sustainability theme

If you are interested in climate change documentaries check out:

If you are interested in human influence on the environment documentaries check out: 

Look for Earth week events coming soon!

 

*Resources:

Gerber, P.J., Steinfeld, H., Henderson, B., Mottet, A., Opio, C., Dijkman, J., Falcucci, A. & Tempio, G. 2013. Tackling climate change through livestock – A global assessment of emissions and mitigation opportunities. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome

Center for Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan. 2018. “Carbon Footprint Factsheet.” Pub. No. CSS09-05