Themes and Breakout Sessions


This site provides historical information about the 2023 Climate Solutions Symposium. Please visit the Penn State Climate Consortium website to learn more about the 2024 Climate Solutions Symposium.

2024 Climate Solutions Symposium

The need for climate solutions is pressing as the impacts of climate change become increasingly severe and widespread. Rising global temperatures, sea level rise, and extreme weather events threaten the well-being of communities and ecosystems worldwide. Urgent action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, build resilience, and adapt to the changing climate.

Research plays a vital role in developing and implementing effective climate solutions. Scientists and researchers can contribute to the development of new technologies, policies, and strategies that can help mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. They can also provide critical information on the causes and consequences of climate change, helping policymakers and communities to make informed decisions about how to respond. Collaboration between researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders is crucial in identifying and implementing effective climate solutions that can help create a just and thriving planet.