Climate Change: Prioritizing our Global and Local Response

Climate Change: Prioritizing our Global and Local Response

6/28/20 - 7/4/20 An exploration of one of the world’s most critical – and controversial issues: Climate Change. How can you add your voice to the conversation, and how can you turn this dialogue into action in your home, workplace, community, and beyond?

Climate Change: Prioritizing our Global and Local Response
  • Opening Three Taps and Sunday Morning Worship

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Sunday, June 28, 2020.

    Chautauqua Institution's 2020 Summer Assembly begins with the traditional Three Taps of the Gavel address by President Michael E. Hill, followed by Sunday Morning Worship service with the Rt. Rev. Bishop V. Gene Robinson and the Chapl...

  • Memorial Concert in Memory of Jared Jacobsen

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Sunday, June 28, 2020.

    The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson and interim organist Joshua Stafford remember Jared Jacobsen.

    Jacobsen, Chautauqua’s longtime organist and coordinator of worship and sacred music, died in a car crash in 2019, shortly after completing his 65...

  • Six Sermons by Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

    This series of six sermons by Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas originally aired during week one of the 2020 summer assembly. As a series, they weave a powerful message of the relationships between faith and environmental responsibility. Included are performances by guest soloist Robert A. Jonas playin...

  • Government, Economics and the Climate

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Monday, June 29, 2020.

    Christine Todd Whitman opens the week highlighting the role of government in combating climate change, what climate action looks like in economic terms and how Americans across the political spectrum can come together around collectiv...

  • Cristina Pato and Mazz Swift: INVISIBLE(s)

    Originally broadcast at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, June 29, 2020.

    Cristina Pato and Mazz Swift perform and discuss their collaborative project, INVISIBLE(s).

    Pianist Pato and violinist Swift perform solo improvisations on the pieces commissioned for their INVISIBLE(s) project and engage in a musical c...

  • The Ocean and the Climate: How to Save Both

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

    Ocean Conservancy’s Janis Searles Jones and George Leonard discuss how the world’s oceans are getting hotter, becoming more acidic, losing oxygen and getting bigger. The duo explain how the ocean is threatened by climate change and w...

  • Tikkun Adam(ah): A Jewish Response to a World in Upheaval

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

    Rabbi Nate DeGroot explores how people, nature and the world are truly interconnected.

    DeGroot also details Detroit’s Jewish community to reconnect with their faith’s earth-based roots and push for greater sustainability.

    DeGroot i...

  • The Other Side of Drawdown

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

    To reach a point of an atmospheric drawdown, Katharine Wilkinson says, we need to reduce sources, support carbon sinks and improve society.

    Wilkinson, an author, strategist and teacher, serves as the vice president of communicati...

  • Growing Hope

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

    Beth Roach details the Nottoway Tribe’s tradition and efforts to preserve native culture through ancestral seeds.

    Roach is a co-founder of the Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to preserve ancestral seeds...

  • God’s Call – Our Vocation – In a Time of Climate Chaos

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 2, 2020.

    Jim Antal calls for a societal and industrial response to climate change that mirrors the reaction to fascism and genocide in WWII.

    Since his first Earth Day, Antal has seen the benefit to combining religion with environmental advocacy...

  • CLSC: ‘The End of Ice’

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 2, 2020.

    In The End of Ice, we follow Dahr Jamail as he scales Denali, the highest peak in North America, dives in the warm crystal waters of the Pacific only to find ghostly coral reefs, and explores the tundra of St. Paul Island, where he me...

  • Recitals with Rossen featuring Alexander Gavrylyuk

    Originally broadcast at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 2, 2020.

    Alexander Gavrylyuk is the Artistic Advisor and Artist-in-Residence of the Chautauqua Piano Program. When not performing and teaching at Chautauqua, his international career has included appearances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, t...

  • The Geopolitics of Climate Change and the Environment

    Originally broadcast at 10:45 a.m. EDT Friday, July 3, 2020.

    Dr. Geoffrey Kemp and Amb. Barbara Bodine examine the geopolitics of environmental issues in the Middle East and why the situation is so dire.

    Bodine previously served as the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of Yemen from 1997 to 2001...

  • Interfaith Friday: Elements of Religious Naturalism

    Originally broadcast at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, July 3, 2020.

    Chautauqua’s Bishop Gene Robinson hosts a practical conversation with Michael Hogue about Religious Naturalism.

    Hogue details how his belief system, Religious Naturalism, is not “anti-religion” while having a different take on the conce...

  • ChautauqWhat? - An Historical Overview of Chautauqua

    Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 3, 2020.

    Jon Schmitz discusses the origins of Chautauqua, how its identity has evolved over the years and why it remains so important today.

    Schmitz is the archivist and historian for Chautauqua Institution.
    About Chautauqua Institution: Chau...

  • Independence Day Celebration

    Originally broadcast at 8 p.m. EDT Saturday, July 4, 2020.

    Conductor Stuart Chafetz and friends continue Chautauqua’s beloved Independence Day tradition.

    Joined by Tony DeSare and Capathia Jenkins, Chafetz will provide a performance from his California home. Chafetz is the CSO principal pops c...