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Creative Climate Chats: Ron Whyte
September 9, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Julie’s Bicycle’s Creative Climate Chats are live conversations with leading thinkers in culture and climate on just transition, new economics for a regenerative economy, the net zero carbon challenge, and climate justice. Sign up below to participate, ask questions and be part of the conversation.
Tune in on Zoom on the first WEDNESDAY of every month at 16:30 – 17:15 BST. Please note, due to our office closure, this event will take place on Wednesday 9th September.
EPISODE 07 – Ron Whyte
We’ll be speaking to Creative Climate Leadership USA alum Ron about his journey into environmental activism, creating localised solutions to environmental issues, and connecting local activism to wider cultural, political and philosophical movements.
Ron will be in conversation with Farah Ahmed, Julie’s Bicycle on Wednesday 9th September, 16:30 – 17:15 BST
Ron Whyte biography:
Ron Whyte is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based environmental activist, advocate and consultant. Founded in 2011, his Deep Green Philly project is an alternative media resource inspired by the Deep Ecology movement. In addition to a strong focus on environmental justice, DGP is also concerned with tracing the cultural and philosophical roots of the environmental crisis. As project coordinator for Trash Academy (a project of Mural Arts Philadelphia’s Restored Spaces Initiative), he works with artists, students and local residents to find creative solutions for Philadelphia’s trash, litter and dumping crisis.
Episode 1 – Lucy Davies, Royal Court Theatre
Episode 2 – Chaitanya Kumar, New Economics Foundation
Episode 3 – Paul Dickinson, Carbon Disclosure Project
Episode 4 – Raj Pal, Colonial Countryside
Episode 5 – Zamzam Ibrahim, Students Organising for Sustainability
Episode 6 – Charise Johnson, British Academy