climate change and sustainability
Beautiful wildflowers in a field.


Climate Change and Sustainability

Transforming Our Relationship with Our Environment

In the conversation about how to address climate change, the focus is often on the technologies that can help us lower heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions. But in reality, addressing climate change sustainably and equitably requires a much deeper examination — and transformation — of the human relationship with our environment. Join leaders working to green and protect their communities for a discussion about how to achieve sustainable and ethical transformation.


Pamela Berstler, Executive Director of the Pacific Horticultural Society and CEO of Green Gardens Group

Cindy Montañez, Chief Executive Officer, TreePeople

Clark Stevens — Executive Officer, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains

Moderator: Alex Hall, PhD — Director, UCLA Center for Climate Science; Professor, UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability


This event is part of the California Climate Expedition, a 550-mile bicycle tour led by the UCLA IoES Center for Climate Science to investigate climate change impacts and solutions first-hand. Learn how you can support this event and others like it.