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Confronting the Climate Emergency

March 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until March 14, 2020


Confronting the Climate Emergency: Causes, Impacts, Ethics, Solutions and Actions

A series of Public Seminars Reviewing the Causes, Impacts, Ethics, Solutions, and Actions for Climate Change, including a Panel Discussion for further inputs. Public engagement encouraged.

Feb. 15, 2020 – (A) Climate Damage – Causes and ‘Tipping Point Threat’ – Geoff Strong
(B) Present and Future Global and Regional Impacts – Geoff Strong, Atmospheric/Climate Scientist and Climate Novelist

Feb 22, 2020 – (C) Ethics and the Climate Crisis: the Moral Imperative for Action – Garth
Mihalcheon, Psychology & Management
(D) Climate Emergency: A 26-Week Transition Program for Canada – Guy Dauncey, Author and Eco-Futurist.

March 7, 2020 – (E) ‘Project Drawdown’ – John Scull, Conservation Psychologist
(F) Youth in the Climate Crisis – Katia Bannister, High School, Student and Youth Climate Activist.

March 14, 2020 – (G) Summary of Presentations (20 mins.) – Geoff Strong
(H) Climate Change Panel: Questions and Answers
Moderator: – Dr. Geoff Strong, Atmospheric/Climate Scientist and Climate Novelist
Panel Members:
– Guy Dauncey, Eco-futurist and Writer
– Katia Bannister, High School Student and Youth Climate Activist
– Dr. Ken Denman), School of Earth and Oceanographic Sciences, University of Victoria
– Dr. Neil Swart (or alt.), CCCMa. Environment Canada, (DFO)
– Alistair MacGregor (or alt.), MP Cowichan-Malahat-Langford
– Claire Hume, Legislative policy advisor, BC Green Party
– Aaron Stone, Chair, CVRD Board of Directors and Mayor of Ladysmith (or alt.)


March 14
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm