Eco-Leadership through CultureDec 5th, City Council Chambers, DurbanTo be held during 17th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Cop 17) Durban, South AfricaCulture|Futures is organising the conference “Eco-Leadership through Culture” on December 5th from 9.30 to 19.00 during the UN Climate Summit COP17 in South Africa. The conference is co-organized with the Municipality of Ethekwini (Durban), the Ecological Sequestration Trust and the…See More
As a result of the Culture|Futures Conference in Sao Paulo May 30th 2011, the following key Sao Paulo institutions; British Council, Centro Cultural da Espanha, Centro Cultural São Paulo, Crie Futuros, Instituto Cultural da Dinamarca, Instituto Cultural Italiano, Instituto Goethe, Virada Sustentável, Serviço Social da Indústria (SESI), Universidade Aberta do Meio Ambiente e da Cultura da Paz (UMAPAZ) have united a group called EcoAçãoCultural, which will join together to discuss…See More
Italy and Scandinavian countries discuss the role that design, fashion, food and innovation can play in guiding people towards more sustainable standards of living. Download information here Culture|Futures.pdf Please also contact…See More
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Are you involved in creating artistic work or cultural productions that engages with ecological or sustainability concerns?
What do you think of the role of culture in climate change / moving towards an ecological age?
Who are your favourite artists/ filmmakers / other cultural 'actors'. Add links if possible
Currently I am reading Asimovs Foundation - and the last 2 books are amazing and really opens for reflection from the eco-perspective.
What is your biggest concern re. climate change?
This is not just about climate change - its about eco-footprint, human development etc - i.e. eco-social change.
My CONCERN is LACK OF ACCELERATION of action the next decade. The global mindset among you and creatives has to "ready for action" across the whole globale by 2018/20 if the solutions should be in place
What is your biggest inspiration re. climate change?
The vision of an Ecological Age by 2050 - so simple...
What do you think you can do to help prevent / minimise climate change?
Apply my experience from 25 years with Creativity and Innovation, Culture and Development for this.
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