When: Wednesday, January 19th, 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT.
What: What does hope look like in 2022? Join Fix as we dig into the big ideas and innovations that will drive the conversation around climate in 2022. Fix Co-Director Jessica Stahl is sitting down with climate and justice leaders Gaurab Basu, Angel Hsu, and Mark Chambers to talk about the changes they see coming in health, infrastructure, tech, policy, and culture in 2022.
Where to Join: Register here to join our event LIVE on Wednesday, January 19th, 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT.
When: Monday, December 6th, 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.
What: Grist and Back Pocket Media are teaming up for an evening of music, art, and live storytelling. Join us as we push the boundaries of what a virtual event can be by sharing astonishing true stories from the Grist Fixer community. The theme of the night is Mentorship. You’ll hear stories of unlikely inspiration, motivation, and life-altering relationships, all told live on (virtual) stage.
Pour a drink and get cozy — we’ll see you on December 6th!
Stay tuned for lineup announcements!
Where to Join: Register here to join our event LIVE on Monday, December 6th, 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.
When: Thursday, December 2nd, 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.
What: Climate solutions are most successful when they are connected to the communities they aim to serve, especially when those communities are the most affected by climate change today. This event features Elemental Excelerator founder and CEO Dawn Lippert and Managing Director of Equity & Access Sara Chandler exploring the unique landscape of investing in climate tech and designing mutually meaningful partnerships between startups and community-based organizations. We’ll deep dive into how Elemental and its portfolio companies are rebalancing investment into technologies and communities where technology is being deployed.
Where to join: Register here for a reminder or join our event LIVE on Thursday, December 2nd, 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.
If you are unable to attend, a recording of the conversation will be made available on Grist’s events page and YouTube channel.
How We’re Fixin’ It is a series of live events by Fix, Grist’s solutions lab. This series aims to amplify the bright spots of Fixers’ climate solutions by showcasing replicable and expandable processes that can lead to cleaner air, water, soil, and communities.
Imagine 2200: Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors
When: September 20, 2021
What: Fix invited our audience to join a conversation about decolonizing and diversifying climate storytelling, as explored in its inaugural climate-fiction contest, Imagine 2200. Authors and Imagine 2200 judges Adrienne Maree Brown, Morgan Jerkins, Kiese Laymon, and Sheree Renée Thomas joined Fix’s Tory Stephens and Columbia University’s Brian Kahn to discuss how to build deeply intersectional worlds, systems, and solutions, and create visions for a planet grounded in justice and abundance. This event was presented in partnership with Columbia Climate School’s MA in Climate and Society and Orion Magazine, and with support from NRDC.
The story of a better future: Shifting the climate narrative
When: September 22, 2021
What: Cultural thought leaders and Grist 50 honorees Jill Kubit, Isaias Hernandez, and Jerome Foster II joined Grist CEO Brady Walkinshaw for a discussion around why hopeful, justice-oriented, and solutions-focused storytelling is critical to the narrative shift needed to catalyze people and their imaginations. You can watch the full conversation here.
How We’re Fixin’ It: A Data-Driven Story of Air, People, and Science
When: June 9, 2021
What: Fix’s inaugural “How We’re Fixin’ It” event featured Grist 50 Fixer and Aclima cofounder and CEO Davida Herzl and her collaborators at the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project and Bay Area Air Quality Management District. They discussed how modernization of air pollution measurement and analysis can support community-led solutions that diagnose hotspots, target interventions, prioritize resources, and track progress over time — at the neighborhood-level — for global impact. You can watch the full event above.
The World We Need: An Exploration of Art and Justice
When: May 27, 2021
What: Fix hosted a virtual art exhibition featuring artists (and Grist 50 Fixers) Favianna Rodriguez and Beka Economopoulos. The event was tied to the release of the climate anthology The World We Need and examined the relationship between art and the environmental justice movement. You can watch the full event above.