Best environmental events world international

Events are a great way to find out what’s happening in specialist areas, discover new ideas, get inspired, meet like-minded people and, of course, promote environmental awareness.

There’s a lot happening in a year once you dig. This ‘best environmental events’ list will give you a sense of the range of events and issues around the environment and sustainability. If you follow the links you’ll find exact dates and more info.

Earth Hour
Environmental Film Festival (Washington DC)
Global Recycling Day
International Day of Forests
World Meteorological Day
World Water Day
World Wildlife Day

Earth Day
EarthX expo, conference, film fest (US)
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
International Day of Human Space Flight
Screen-Free Week
Veg Week

Bike To Work Day (US & Canada)
European Day of Parks
International Day for Biological Diversity
National Bike Month (US)
Sustainability Leaders Conference
UK Green Film Festival
World Bee Day

Canadian Environment Week
Clean Air Day (UK)
Global Wind Day
National Trails Day (US)
Sustainable Gastronomy Day
World Bicycle Day
World Environment Day
World Oceans Day

The European Conference of Sustainability, Energy and the Environment
World Population Day

Cycle to Work Day (UK)
Earth Overshoot Day (date changes)
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
International Day Against Nuclear Tests
World Elephant Day
World Water Week

International Coastal Cleanup Day
International Conference on Sustainable Development
International Day of Clean Air
International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
San Francisco Green Film Festival
UN Climate Summit
World Car Free Day
World Cleanup Day
World Electric Vehicle Day
World Maritime Day
World Tourism Day

Bioneers Conference
Energy Efficiency Day
International Day for Disaster Reduction
International River Symposium
International Sloth Day
World Animal Day
World Fisheries Congress
World Food Day
World Habitat Day
World Migratory Bird Day
World Space Week
World Vegetarian Day

Buy Nothing Day
World Vegan Month
America Recycles Day

Human Rights Day
International Mountain Day
International Volunteer Day
Wildlife Conservation Day
World Soil Day

At various times during the year:
Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summits
Climate Reality Training

We’ve largely focused on English speaking countries – the USA, UK, Canada, and Australia. And key international days according to the UN.

See also the listing of events on the UN Environment Program site.

If you’re going to visit Australia, or you live there, check out our Best Environmental Events in Australia.

If you know any other good, important international environmental events, you’re welcome to suggest them in the comment box below.

Phil Stubbs

Blogger, Podcaster, Producer at The Environment Show

Environmental Podcaster, Blogger and Producer at The Environment Show. I'm based in Sydney, Australia.

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