A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas   The Moody Center for the Arts and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy will present A Night of Philosophy and Ideas 2019, a unique event bringing philosophers, musicians, artists, and authors from around the world together with the Houston community through a series of conversations and performances […]

Mind Over Chatter Exploring Climate Psychology

Mind Over Chatter Exploring Climate Psychology Human psychology is one of the biggest obstacles to greater understanding and action on climate. Perhaps the climate issue is too closely associated with the faces of polar bears rather than humans when climate is a profoundly human story. It touches on our deepest fears and desires whether we […]

The Veerstichting Symposium, Keynote

The Veerstichting Symposium, Keynote The Veerstichting has grown to become an annual two-day symposium that takes place in Leiden. The participants are made up of 250 students from all Dutch and Flemish universities and colleges and 250 ‘shapers’ from the business world, politics, science, interest groups and the world of sports and art. It is […]

GCAS Affiliate Event: SF MOMA Panel

GCAS Affiliate Event: Trace Evidence, SF MOMA Panel Trace Evidence’s public program will be a panel affiliated with GCAS, bringing together a unique mix of art world and climate change experts for a conversation about the work of visual representation in understanding and taking action on climate change. Moderated by Nancy Lim, assistant curator of […]

Conversations About Landscape: Beyond the Polar Bear

The Exploratorium, San Francisco Conversations About Landscape: Beyond the Polar Bear Al Gore’s 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth propelled climate change into the mainstream—this big-screen portrayal of a “planetary emergency” moved what had been a largely scientific discussion to dinner tables around the world. Since then, efforts to educate citizens about climate change have mushroomed. The past […]

From Pain to Action: Great Climate Debate

Helsinki, Finland From Pain to Action: Great Climate Debate Join SOK, the Minister of Environment for Finland, dozens of NGOs, media and businesses for a convening about Finland’s response to climate change threats. This event is welcome to the public. VISIT SITE

Sustainable Brands 2018

Vancouver, BC Canada Sustainable Brands 2018   Authentic engagement. These are words we often use. We assume authentic engagement has something to do with purpose, aspiration and values. But what if it’s actually about much more than that? What if we need less cheerleading and “solutions,” and more conversations and listening? Psychologist and engagement strategist […]

The Climate Existence Conference

Sigtuna, Sweden The Climate Existence Conference We live in a world shadowed by climate change. This crisis is often conveyed using numbers and figures – rather than stories of human experiences. The political changes proposed are often focused on economic or technological solutions – rather than moral or psychological aspects. Very little is said about […]