Brazil Gateway Forum on Climate Change

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 , 11 a.m.  - 1 p.m. EST

Location: CarmenZoom

Contact: Brazil Gateway

Tags: Brazil Gateway Global Gateways International Students International Scholars Global Engagement Area Studies Centers

Who should attend

Ohio State and Brazilian faculty, students, staff and alumni, Brazilian and U.S. companies, nonprofits and anyone working or conducting research in a related field.


Experts on climate change, carbon sequestration and sustainability will discuss their research, challenges, opportunities and solutions to improve social, economic and environmental conditions for a better world.


11 a.m. – Welcome: Jane K. Aparecido, director, Brazil Gateway
11:05 a.m. – Opening remarks: Jennifer Eaglin, associate professor, Ohio State Department of History and a faculty affiliate of the Sustainability Institute
11:10 a.m. – Keynote: “Advances towards Making Agriculture a part of the Solution to Global Warming and other Environmental Issues” presented by Rattan Lal, distinguished university professor, Ohio State School of Environment and Natural Resources
11:40 a.m. – Q&A moderated by Wanderson Novais, PhD candidate, Ohio State Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
12 p.m. – Panel discussion: “Carbon Sequestration and Climate Change – Current actions from different stakeholders in Brazil”

12:45 p.m. – Q&A moderated by Wanderson Novais, PhD candidate, Ohio State Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
12:55 p.m. – Closing remarks: Leila Vieira, assistant director, Center for Latin American Studies

This forum is sponsored by The Ohio Program and Center for Latin American Studies and brought to you in collaboration with the Sustainability Institute and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

English-Portuguese live interpretation will be available thanks to the support of The Ohio Program.

Register for the forum.

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact the Brazil Gateway at Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.