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Saturday, September 23 • 11:10am - 12:10pm
How Cities are Tackling Climate Change

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With the U.S. out of the Paris Accord, the fate of the world could be in the hands of mayors

Moderators
avatar for Kiah Collier (mod.)

Kiah Collier (mod.)

Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Collier reports on energy and environmental policy for the Tribune. Previously, she reported on government and politics for the Austin American-Statesman and the Houston Chronicle. Collier began her career in West Texas reporting for Reuters America Service and the San Angelo Sta... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Steve Adler

Steve Adler

Mayor of Austin
Adler has served as mayor since 2015. He has represented Austin in the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, a network of 294 U.S. mayors focused on addressing climate change at the local level, and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, a similar international effort by 90 ma... Read More →
avatar for Pete Buttigieg

Pete Buttigieg

Mayor of South Bend, Indiana
Buttigieg has served as mayor of South Bend since 2012. He is president of the Indiana Urban Mayors Caucus and was a candidate for chairman of the Democratic National Committee in 2017. Buttigieg is also a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve and took a leave of absence for a seve... Read More →
avatar for Ron Nirenberg

Ron Nirenberg

Mayor of San Antonio
Nirenberg was elected mayor in June, defeating incumbent Ivy Taylor. Previously, he served on the San Antonio City Council, where he chaired the city’s Quality of Life and City Council Comprehensive Planning committees and served on the board of the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planni... Read More →
avatar for Annise Parker

Annise Parker

Former Mayor of Houston
Parker served as mayor of Houston from 2010 to 2016. Previously, she served on the Houston City Council and was later elected city controller. Parker was one of the co-founders of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, a coalition of U.S. mayors committed to enacting local in... Read More →


Saturday September 23, 2017 11:10am - 12:10pm
Calhoun Hall, Classroom 100 204 W. 21st St., Austin, Texas 78705