Everybody's Climate 2024

Everybody's Climate 2024

Hands holding up the Earth with collage elements of ferns, pollution and squiggly lines.

Connect with others to address the climate crisis in ways that are meaningful to you, from poetry and music to science and practical action.

Upcoming events

Social: Library Day at the New Farm - July 6, 11 a.m., The New Farm, 10 Cargo Way.
The New Farm will be jumping with live music from Bay Beats bands, book giveaways, art and crafts, goats and chickens.
Panel: Local and Indigenous Land Practice - July 7, 4 p.m., Main Library, Koret, Lower Level
Loa Niumeitolu and SF Poet Laureate emerita Kim Shuck facilitate a panel discussion of indigenous land practices.
Workshop: Electrify Your Home - July 10, 6 p.m., Main Library, Koret, Lower Level
Learn how to electrify your home affordably with SF Environment and Rewiring America. Induction stove demo.
Film: The Ants & the Grasshopper (2021) - July 11, 12 p.m., Main Library, Koret, Lower Level
Anita Chitaya, a farmer in Malawi, travels to America to meet with farmers, activists, climate skeptics, and legislators. 
World Literature Book Club Discusses J. G. Ballard's The Drowned World - July 11, 6 p.m., Virtual Library
We discuss J. G. Ballard's novel about a future in which global warming and rising seas render the earth uninhabitable.
Performance: Polar Resoundings by eco-composer Cheryl E. Leonard - July 13, 3 p.m., Golden Gate Valley Branch Library
Artic and Antarctic field recordings intertwine with sounds played live on penguin bones, rocks, shells, driftwood and kelp.
Film: One Word (2020) and Q&A with Christina Gerhardt - July 14, 1 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
A vivid and highly charged documentary about the impacts of climate change in the Marshall Islands. 
Author: Eddie Ahn - July 16, 6:30 p.m., Main Library, Environmental Center, 5th Floor
San Francisco author Eddie Ahn discusses his new graphic memoir, Advocate: A Graphic Memoir of Family, Community, and the Fight for Environmental Justice. Attendees will receive a free copy of the book while supplies last.
Presentation: The Secret Life of Fog - July 17, 6:30 p.m., Main Library, Environmental Center, 5th Floor
Join scientist Alicia Torregrosa for an evening of foggy storytelling.
Film: Climate Warriors (2017) - July 18, 12 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
Climate Warriors presents people who show resistance against the devastating effects of climate change.
Presentation: Sisterhood Gardens - July 20, 11am, Main Library, Environmental Center, 5th Floor
OMI's Sisterhood Gardens celebrates the 8th anniversary of this Chinese Progressive Association green space project. 
Performance: Poets read from Dear Human at the Edge of Time - July 21, 1 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
Writers read from Dear Human at the Edge of Time: Poems on Climate Change, and Ranko Ogura performs "EcoDance." 
Performance: Poetry from Oceania and Turtle Island- July 23, 5:30 p.m., Virtual Library
Tongan poet Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu hosts a poetry reading featuring poets young and old from Oceania and Turtle Island.
Film: One Word (2020) - July 24, 2 p.m., Chinatown/Him Mark Lai Branch Library
A vivid and highly charged documentary about the impacts of climate change in the Marshall Islands.
Film: The Reluctant Radical (2018) + Q&A with Ken Ward - July 24, 5 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
An intimate portrait of climate activist Ken Ward as he confronts his fears and the fossil fuel industry.
Film: Elemental: Reimagine Wildfire (2022) and Panel Discussion with City Leaders - July 25, 12 p.m., Main Library, Koret, Lower Level
Narrated by actor David Oyelowo, Elemental takes viewers on a journey with the nation's experts to better understand fire. Followed by a panel discussion on how the City of San Francisco is responding to increased the increased frequency of extreme weather events. 
Author: Christina Gerhardt, Sea Change: An Atlas of Islands in a Rising Ocean - July 25, 6 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
Gerhardt speaks on her book, which includes essays, maps, art and poetry showing island nations in a warming world.
Workshop: Finding Your Place in the Climate Justice Movement - July 28, 1 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
This workshop addresses how you can get involved, starting from wherever you are. The only way forward is together.
Author: Ajay Singh Chaudhary, The Exhausted of the Earth: Politics in a Burning World - July 28, 4 p.m., Virtual Library
Ajay Singh Chaudhary discusses his new book, which outlines the politics and the power needed to alter the course of our burning world far beyond, far better than, mere survival. 
Performance: Deep Ecology and Deep Listening with the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble - July 31, 6 p.m., Main Library, Latino Room, Lower Level
This live performance explores works by Californian composers whose music is connected to the earth and to the climate.