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

2020 World Humanist Congress Miami

August 6-9, 2020 | Miami, FL

The American Humanist Association is proud to host the 2020 World Humanist Congress in Miami (Florida, USA) in partnership with Humanists International. The Congress brings together over 100 humanist, atheist and skeptic organizations from around the globe. Learn more.

Past Events

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.

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.

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.

Secular Week of Action

April 26 – May 2, 2019 | Nationwide!

A call to secular communities across the country to put their secular values into action. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.