Noted business leader, environmentalist and philanthropist Tom Steyer spoke at the 2016 UC Carbon Slam and encouraged students to be involved and informed about climate change issues.  

Organized by UC Santa Cruz professor Sue Carter, Carbon Slam gave students from all 10 UC campuses the chance to pitch their research to a panel of expert judges on the topics of climate change impact and climate change solutions. Each student had three minutes to convince the judges that their idea held the greatest potential to have an impact on the fight against climate change.

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