Climate Action Events

Learn more about local, national, and global events where you can show you’re HERE for Climate or learn more about environmental issues affecting your community. Have an event you want on our listing? Let us know.

Upcoming Events

We’ll be adding new events soon!

Past Events

Leveraging Action for Climate Empowerment: A Multistakeholder Perspective

July 9, 2021 | Livestreaming online

This side event will mainly focus around the role of action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) in mitigating climate change and leveraging climate empowerment and justice though the meaningful participation of the different stakeholders.

National Hanging Out Day

April 19, 2021 | Your home, apartment or community

A day dedicated to saving energy and encouraging people and communities to learn about the benefits of air drying laundry.

Special Topic Series on Energy, Equity, Health, and Solutions in Relation to Climate Change

January-February, 2021 | Online

Learn more about this virtual talk hosted by HERE for Climate and featuring a number of professionals in the fields of energy, public health, and innovation in environmental fields.

When Science Can’t Speak: Acts of Civil Disobedience in the Name of Public Health, from Cholera to the Climate Crisis

September 23, 2020 | Livestreaming Online

Learn more about this virtual talk hosted by Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island and featuring Dr. Sandra Steingraber, environmental scientist and author.

Distant but Together: 2020 AHA Annual Conference

August 8, 2020 | Livestreaming Online

This year, in continuing to keep our movement connected and inspired, we are pleased to invite you to join us for an exciting virtual conference. Learn more.

Strike With Us | Social Community Series

Ongoing Dates | Virtual Webinars

Social Community is a virtual live series focused on discussions, hangouts, and webinars led by youth leaders and adult allies across the country. Learn more.

Secular Week of Action

May 1-10, 2020 | Everywhere

Taking action for a “Compassionate Response to COVID-19.” Learn more.

Earth Week 2020

April 22-26, 2020 | Streaming online

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, March for Science will convene a virtual international civic forum with curated panels and interactive participation, in the spirit of the first Earth Day teach-ins. Learn more.

March for Science 2020

April 22, 2020 | Worldwide!

Join us for a Global Day of Action on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Learn more.

Earth Day 2020

April 22, 2020 | Worldwide!

The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary. Lean more.

Earth Hour 2020

March 28, 2020, 8:30pm your local time| Worldwide!

With your support, Earth Hour 2020 could be a spotlight moment that puts nature at the center of international conversations. Learn more

A Scientifically-Achievable Green New Deal

March 1, 2020 | Moscow, ID

Join Humanists of the Palouse for a presentation and discussion with Dr. James Conca about the United States energy infrastructure and what it will take to get to a truly green energy infrastructure. Learn more.

Humanist Ecological Grief Ceremony

January 31, 2020 | Cambridge, MA

Join Humanist Celebrant Beth Stokes for a brief ceremony honoring species driven to extinction and individual climate martyrs.

Why Women Lead on Climate

January 13, 2020 | Washington, DC

Join us to hear why women are leading on climate justice and how you can get involved in fostering a Feminist Agenda for a Green New Deal.

AHA Speaker Series | An Animal Lover’s Guide to More Sustainable Eating

December 19, 2019 | Washington, DC

This talk examines the layers of injustice built into the animal-based food systems and explores the ethics of eating a plant-based diet.

Global Climate Strike

December 6, 2019 | Everywhere!

We’re ready to strike again on December 6th, and we invite you to #StrikeWithUs!

Bringing Out the Best in Climate Change Denial

November 10, 2019 | Austin, TX

Nathan Kingery discusses how to talk about the emergency of climate change with friends and family who deny its reality. Learn more.

UN Climate Action Summit 2019: A Race We Can Win

September 23, 2019 | UNHQ, New York

To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September to meet the climate. Learn more.

Global Climate Strike

September 20-27, 2019| Worldwide!

Climate change is the biggest threat to the future of our lives, country, and world. Youth across the U.S. will lead a #ClimateStrike on September 20 to demand legislative action to combat climate change. Learn more.

Silicon Valley Youth Climate Strike

September 20, 2019 | Diridon Station, San Jose

We are striking in San Jose to spread awareness and demand action NOW from our local government. It’s our future, and we need to stand up for it. We need to show up and make our demand for a livable future heard. Learn more.

Climate Forum 2020

September 19 & 20, 2019 | Georgetown University, Washington, DC

A two-day forum featuring 2020 Presidential candidates in conversation with young voters on the issue of climate change. Learn more.

Climate Crisis Town Hall Viewing Party

September 4, 2019 | Washington, DC

If you’re in the DC area, join our Humanist Happy Hour & Viewing Party at Across the Pond Restaurant & Pub. Learn more.

CNN Democratic Presidential Town Hall on Climate Change

September 4, 2019 | New York City

CNN will host a Democratic presidential town hall in September focused on the climate crisis. Learn more.

Climate Change – We Are All Part of the Solution

July 23, 2019 | Rocky Hill, CT

The next Hartford Area Humanists monthly meeting will feature guest speaker Steve Lewis from the Connecticut chapter of the Sierra Club. Steve will update us on: the urgency of the Climate Crisis, actions taken in 2019 by the CT General Assembly to address it, Sierra Club campaigns in progress, and what we can do to help change the trajectory of this problem. Learn more.

World Humanist Day

June 21, 2019 | Everywhere!

June 21 marks World Humanist Day! Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism or other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good.

American Humanist Association Annual Conference

June 7-9, 2019 | 5 University Venues and Webcast

Our first-ever virtual conference! This unique conference structure enables us to reach more people and reduce our carbon footprint. Learn more.

Healthy Gulf and the State of Our Coast

May 18, 2019, 2:30pm-5pm | Metarie, LA

Matt Rota, Healthy Gulf’s Senior Policy Director, will be speaking on many of the issues that his organization works on: Conserving Marine Life, Sustaining Coastal Communities, Protecting Water, Resisting Dirty Energy, and Defending Wetlands. Learn more.

Climate Justice: A Better Future for Us All

May 18, 2019, 10am-4pm | Minneapolis, MN

Climate Justice: A Better Future for Us All will build a narrative on the human right to a safe and habitable environment, and the challenges posed by over consumption and a rapidly industrializing world. Learn more.

March for Science 2019

May 4, 2019 | Worldwide!

Around the world, people will mobilize for science town halls, rallies, outreach events, and marches as we continue to send a message that science advocates are a force for our future. Learn more.

Earth Day 2019

April 22, 2019 | Worldwide!

We only have one life on this one beautiful planet, let’s make the most of it. Learn more about impactful ways to improve the environment.

Minnesota Can’t Wait: Community Conversation on Climate Change

April 15, 2019 | Minnetonka, MN

Join students, community members, and elected officials as we talk about the climate crisis and learn about solutions to protect our future. Learn more.