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Adapting to Climate: How Can Culture Become Resilient in a Rapidly Changing World?

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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As climate change accelerates, cultural organisations emerge as leaders in fostering community centred and imaginative problem-solving. Collaboratively, the sector must harness this power and develop cultural competencies to adapt and mitigate the anticipated impacts.

Much of the culture sector’s efforts on climate change focuses on reducing emissions and trying to prevent temperatures rising beyond 1.5 degrees. This is, of course, vital work. But we should also prepare for the impacts we are already experiencing and plan ways we can adapt to those which are yet to come.

The impacts of climate change, from floods and rising temperatures to loss of nature, are already affecting the arts and culture sector. For example, recent years have seen festivals disrupted or cancelled by extreme weather events and venues are struggling to keep audiences comfortable during record breaking heat waves.

Join us for a webinar focusing on adaptation and resilience, that will:

  • look at exactly what we mean by these terms
  • explore why action in this area is so important
  • consider the ways culture can respond and prepare for climate change impacts.

We will hear from guest speakers who are already committed to this work and consider some practical ways organisations and artists can get started on the road to resilience.

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May 16
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Online United Kingdom