January 1, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Arbor Room, Visitor Center, Morton Arboretum
4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL 60532, USA

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This event has been moved to 2021 in hopes that it can be held in person. Continue to check in with C2ST and Morton Arboretum for updates. Read more…

April 29, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm


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Can our forests cope with the impacts of climate change? Can human communities find hope and resilience to act and adapt? Grab a drink at the bar (one is included in the price of the program) and join us for an evening of science and inspiration with special guest Dr. Lauren Oakes, conservation scientist and author of In Search of the Canary Tree. Read more…

April 22, 2020
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Virtual - Please register for emailed instructions for access

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Join a group viewing of the climate change documentary “The Human Element” and Q&A with photographer James Balog. Read more…

January 29, 2020
6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Cliff Dwellers Club
200 S Michigan Ave # 1100, Chicago, IL 60604, USA

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Join C2ST for a talk with the renowned anthropologist, Dr. Anna C. Roosevelt, as she discusses her work on how the environment and humans have interacted throughout history, and how this may inform these same interactions today!

Long-term Human-Environment Interaction in Amazonia: A Research Odyssey from 13,000 to the Present Read more…

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The recycling industry is in crisis. After decades of growth and public acceptance, nearly all Americans now have access to some type of recycling services. But are these services providing what we expect? How much of what we put into the bins is actually recycled? Read more…

April 24, 2019
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Hermann Hall, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3201 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616
Hermann Hall, South Federal Street, Chicago, IL, USA

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National Academy of Engineering Symposium at Illinois Tech:

Smart Cities for a Sustainable Globalization

The goal of establishing a smart city is to improve the quality of life and promote global sustainability by using urban and distributed technologies that can improve the efficiency of services and meet individual resident’s critical needs. Read more…