Dartmouth Climate & Energy Week

Connecting the Dartmouth Climate and Energy Community

Members of the Dartmouth climate and energy community connect, collaborate, and create during our 2023 Climate and Energy Week! Some highlights:

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10

Dartmouth's Carbon Zero Ambitions and Energy Transition: 12-1 pm, Irving Classroom, IR-075
Open to the Dartmouth campus community

Dartmouth Senior VP of Capital Planning and Campus Operations Josh Keniston and Sustainability Director Rose Kerr will share updates on Dartmouth's campus sustainability and decarbonization efforts.

Science Communication Workshop with Rose Mutiso '08, TH'08: 1- 6 pm, IR-375
Open to Dartmouth postdocs, graduate students, and select advanced undergradute students
McGuire Prize winner and Energy for Growth Hub Research Director Rose Mutiso will lead an engaging and informative science communication workshop, 

Navigating the Energy Transition Across New Hampshire and Vermont: Stories from Practitioners: 4:30-5:30 pm, Irving Classroom, IR-080
Open to all

How are New Hampshire and Vermont approaching the energy transition? Despite being neighbors, New Hampshire and Vermont employ different strategies in their approach to decarbonization and an equitable and inclusive clean energy transition. Join us for an engaging evening as energy practitioners from the two states share stories about their experiences, lessons learned, and a call to action on both sides of the river.  

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

The Dartmouth Faculty Symposium on Climate, Energy and Society: 8:45 am - 3:30 pm, Cook Auditorium
Open to Dartmouth faculty, postdocs, and graduate students

Dartmouth faculty from across the disciplines gather to connect with colleagues and learn about the breadth and depth of climate, energy and society research through short-form and in-depth talks. A post-symposium "champagne walk" tour of nearby labs will also be offered. 

Art Opening for Energy Pools and Solarscapes: 4-6 pm, Irving Institute Atrium and Third Floor Exhibit Space
Open to the Dartmouth campus community
Join us for the opening of two art exhibits related to energy and climate by Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies Jacque Wernimont and Jeremy Hadfield '22, TH'23. Refreshments will be served. Learn more.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

The 2023 McGuire Prize for Social Impact Public Lecture: "Reframing the Debate on Africa's Energy Future," 4:30-5:30 pm, Cook Auditorium
Open to all

2023 McGuire Prize recipient and Irving Institute Advisory Board member Rose Mutiso '08, TH'08 will deliver a talk, "Reframing the Debate on Africa's Energy Future." More info and link to livestream here

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

Climate and Energy Week Poster Session and Competition, 2-4 pm, Irving Institute Atrium
Open to the Dartmouth campus community

Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff are invited to share posters highlighting their climate and energy work and compete for up to $1,000 in prizes. Posters will be displayed in the Irving Institute atrium during Climate and Energy Week with a session and competition judging on Friday, October 13 fron 2-4 pm. Refreshments will be served. 

Revers Center for Energy, Sustainability, and Innovation Alumni Career Panel, 3:30-4:30 pm, Irving Institute Project Hub (IR-155)
Open to students

Learn about the career journeys of these recent Tuck graduates in a career panel geared toward undergraduate students. Panelists include: Pooja Yadav T'18, Managing Director, Office of Equity and Investment Funds; Holland Davis T'18, Vice President, HarbourVest; Anna Foglesong T'08, Managing Director, Clean Grid Initiative; and Jordan Swett T'25, Climate Technology Venture Capital Fellow. Revers Center Executive Director Jonathan Silverthorne moderates. Please let us know if you plan to attend

The Oil Machine (Film Screening and Discussion), 7-9 pm, Irving Classroom (IR-080)
Open to all

The Oil Machine is a documentary film that explores our economic, historical and emotional entanglement with oil by looking at the conflicting imperatives around North Sea oil. This invisible machine at the core of our economy and society now faces an uncertain future as activists and investors demand change. Is this the end of oil? Screening and post-film discussion led by Dartmouth Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Michael Cox. Learn more about the film here. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

Open to students
The Dartmouth Energy Alliance Energy Hackathon: 8:30 am - 6 pm, Irving Institute, various locations

The Dartmouth Energy Alliance student energy club hosts its second energy hackathon for Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate students. This event gives teams of 3-5 students a chance to collaborate around several industry-wide challenges, benefit from the mentorship of energy experts, network, and compete for cash prizes. Learn more and sign up here.