Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Climate Week Returns Online For 2021

Join the Museum for special, free Climate Week events for adults and children. |  View in browser




Climate Week is back for 2021, and the Museum is hosting a series of free, online events from September 21 to September 24. From a climate-focused musical adventure for families, to expert panels on the effects of climate change on culture, to tracking wildfires from space, this Climate Week features programming that will teach and inspire. All programs are free with RSVP.





Sandy beach in the foreground, with a view of tree-covered mountains where they meet the sea.

Climate Change, Shifting Cultures

Tuesday, September 21, 6:30 PM ET

From a cookbook created in the Solomon Islands to ensure sustainability and the survival of local food traditions to a new approach to adapting winemaking to the rising temperatures in France and shifting metrics of success in social systems in Vanuatu, this panel will present some of the most innovative projects in communities around the world that will change the way we carry on traditions in the face of this climate crisis.





Aerial view of a swirling cloud mass over Central America.

Climate Trivia

Wednesday, September 22, 8:15 PM ET

Join the Museum and NYC Trivia League for the ultimate climate change trivia game. Covering everything climate, from science to pop-culture, science fiction, and more, this quiz will see groups of family and friends playing for grand prizes including Museum passes and the opportunity to meet some of the Museum’s most notable scientists.





Cartoon-style illustration of a moose playing the bass, a fish playing drums, and a bat playing the guitar.

The Omega-3! A Climate Change Musical Adventure

Thursday, September 23, 3 PM ET

Meet The Omega-3, and hear their musical message created to help the world understand warming temperatures on our planet. Presented in collaboration with American Lore Theater and featuring animated characters, actors, and musicians, this musical live show will tell the story of our planet’s current climate and answer children’s questions about why climate is changing and what everyone can do to slow climate change.





All the trees that top a sloping mountain ridge are on fire.

Tracking Wildfires from Space

Friday, September 24, 2PM ET

What can we learn about wildfires, and their extensive effects on our planet, from space? Using OpenSpace data visualization software and wildfire data collected from NASA satellites, the Museum’s Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart and Natasha Stavros, director of Earth Lab Analytics Hub, will take viewers on a virtual flight to understand the natural behavior of fire across multiple scales–from our solar system to our home planet.




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