- Posted on March 5th, 2019
Podcast: Green Heritage Futures
Green Heritage Futures is a podcast exploring cultural heritage and climate change.
As part of ROCK, Project Manager Lucy Latham sits down each month with a figure working at the intersection of cultural heritage and climate change to explore their projects and perspectives. The series looks at the importance of protecting cultural heritage in the face of climate change, as well as the unique opportunities of cultural heritage in engaging citizens and driving environmental solutions.
1. David Harkin, Climate Change Scientist at Historic Environment Scotland: What historic sites can tell us about climate change
2. Miranda Massie, Founder and Director of the Climate Museum: The unique power of museums in the fight against climate change
3. Henry McGhie, founder of Curating Tomorrow: Curating a Sustainable Future
4. Krystyna Swiderska, Principal Researcher focusing on agriculture, biodiversity and natural resources at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
5. Catherine Leonard, Secretary-General of the International National Trusts Organization (INTO)
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This podcast is part of the EU Horizon 2020 ROCK project. This project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No 730280.
ROCK is a European Union Horizon 2020-funded project focusing on historic city centres as extraordinary laboratories to demonstrate how Cultural Heritage can be a unique and powerful engine of regeneration, sustainable development and economic growth for the whole city. It aims to support the transformation of historic city centres afflicted by physical decay, social conflicts and poor life quality into Creative and Sustainable Districts through shared generation of new sustainable environmental, social, economic processes. Find out more here and visit their website here.
The content of this podcast reflects only the views of the speakers. The Agency is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.