Lecture

What the World Needs Now from the Environmental Movement - Special Lecture by Dr. Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International

Date Wednesday 15 May 2013
Time 13:00 – 15:00 hrs
Location Kamerlingh Onnes Building (KOG)
Room A144
Steenschuur 25
Leiden

Some have described the current moment of world history as a “perfect storm” or a “boiling point”, as a multiple set of crises converge. The impacts of climate change are picking up speed with often devastating consequences. Increased pressures on limited natural resources are inevitably leading to conflict. Globally we see major economic exclusion and a democratic deficit. To play its part effectively, the environmental movement needs to act very differently than it has in the past, applying 21st century practices to 21st century problems.

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