March 27, 2020

SDG&E Energy

Innovation Center




Photo by Huellas Volcánicas

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The 2020 San Diego Climate Summit will convene local researchers, resource managers, community engagers, and youth leaders to focus on our evolving understanding of regionally specific climate science and how it is informing on the ground solutions that build resilience for people and places.

March 27, 2020

Summit: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Reception: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

SDG&E Energy Innovation Center

4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92117

The Summit will include:

  • New research on regional climate impacts and adaptation strategies that are being tested and implemented in our communities

  • Youth leaders and a youth-led poster session

  • Climate Cafe highlighting the work of regional organizations and community engagers

  • Art Walk featuring local artists addressing climate themes

  • Evening network reception

Program coming soon!

This year's Climate Summit features art from Youth Climate Challenge participants, Huellas Volcánicas.

Huellas Volcánicas: Club Juvenil de Fotógrafos de Naturaleza (Youth Club of Nature Photographers) use photography as a tool to tell stories about their community of San Quintín Bay, Mexico and the environmental problems they face. We are honored to showcase their beautiful and powerful imagery on the 2020 San Diego Climate Summit webpage and materials.

How to Apply:

Due to the limited capacity of the venue and overwhelming interest in past events, attendance at the 2020 San Diego Climate Summit is by application only. Interested individuals and students (Ages 15-17 with a chaperone) may apply to attend using the form below.


This application does not guarantee attendance - coordinators will contact you with registration information if your application is approved.

Thank you to our Summit Co-Host!

The Climate Science Alliance is excited to have the support of our partners at San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) as the 2020 San Diego Climate Summit co-host. The Summit location is being hosted by SDG&E at their Energy Innovation Center (EIC), a community resource for energy efficiency, technology, and green building practices. The EIC is one of the first 10 buildings in the world to achieve double LEED Platinum certification!

Thank you to our Summit Sponsors and Supporting Partners

Sponsor the Summit

We are looking for Summit Sponsors – agencies, organizations, foundations and companies – that are leading the way in supporting climate change resiliency efforts throughout the region. As a sponsor you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your organization's commitment to supporting climate resilience.

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 “To safeguard natural and human communities in the face of a changing climate.”

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The Climate Science Alliance is fiscally sponsored by the California Wildlife Foundation (Tax ID: 68-0234744).

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