Cool Tools for a Warming World: Engaging Citizens on Climate Change
Join us for a free public talk on "Cool Tools for a Warming World: Engaging Citizens on Climate Change with Powerful Digital Media" hosted by the Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP) in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).
The talk will offer success stories on the use of innovative digital media and other social mobilization strategies for climate change education, planning, and action. Leading climate change researchers Stephen Sheppard, Maged Senbel and Adam Fenech will demonstrate interactive visual tools and share information on new research findings, including PICS supported social mobilization research results.
Expert panelists Robert Gifford and Daniel Kreeger will offer thier thoughts on the research, as well as insight into what works in building climate change awareness and fostering community-led action. Audience participation is encouraged. Refreshments provided.
When: Thursday, October 13, 7:00-8:30pm
Where: HSBC Hall - Rm C680, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Downtown Vancouver
The event is free and open to the public.
Stephen Sheppard Future Delta 2.0 – Climate change videogame for schools. Director: Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, University of British Columbia
Maged Senbel “Do it in the Dark” Energy Challenge using visual and social media. Professor in Urban Design: School of Community & Regional Planning, University of British Columbia
Adam Fenech Coastal Impact Visualization Environment (CLIVE) on sea level rise. Director, Climate Lab, University of Prince Edward Island
Robert Gifford Internationally recognized Environmental Psychologist, University of Victoria
Daniel Kreeger Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers