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The Climate Crisis – Who dares to pull the Emergency Brake? A presentation and discussion in two parts
23 August 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMFree
Monday 23rd August 11:00 – 12:00am, repeated 7:30 – 8:30pm
– A brief history of environmentalism
– Our world post-Rio; where did we go wrong?
– Modern climate activism
– Summing-up the present situation and prospects
Tuesday 24th August 11:00 – 12:00am, repeated 7:30 – 8:30pm
– Is new technology the answer?
– The link between the economy and the environment
– What can we do as individuals and as communities?
– Glimpses of a better future
Rolf Schmidt is an electronics engineer with a keen interest in technology and the environment. In the 1980’s he worked for the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research which took him all over the world on board research ships, including an expedition to Antarctica.
Rolf now lives near Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland where he designed and operated a solar-powered passenger boat from 2003 until 2020. His presentations to date have covered a wide range of contemporary issues including climate change, artificial intelligence, and world citizenship.
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Meeting ID: 827 1450 6068